Tibet Overland tour - Tour Itinerary

Tibet Overland tour short itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Lhasa

Day 02: Lhasa sightseeing

Day 03: Lhasa-Gyantse-Shigatse

Day 04: Shigatse-Tingri (Shegar)

Day 05: Tingri-Rongbuk Monastery / Mt. Everest Base Camp.

Day 06: Mt. Everest Base Camp-Shigatse.

Day 07: Shigatse-Lhasa.

Day 08: Departure from Tibet.  

  • Day 01 Arrive in Lhasa

    Upon your arrival at Lhasa airport, you will meet by one of our tour guides, reception and transfer you to your hotel in Lhasa. Free at leisure for the rest time for high altitude acclimatization. Overnight hotel in Lhasa. 

    • Meals: B
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Place: Lhasa
  • Day 02 Lhasa sightseeing

    We may start from the spiritual center of Tibetan Buddhism - Jokhang Temple and the Barkhor Street around it. In the afternoon, we'll visit the most beautiful splendor in Tibet - Potala Palace, the symbol of Tibetan people's wisdom and power. And at evening, pay a visit to a local Tibetan family. Overnight at hotel in Lhasa. 

    • Meals: B
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Place: Lhasa
  • Day 03 Lhasa-Gyantse-Shigatse

    Today, early in the morning we start driving about 270km to the historical town of Gyantse crossing Karola Pass (5010m) and Khambala Pass (4800m) with a beautiful panorama of the beautiful Yamdrok Yumtso Lake. Upon arrival, visit the famous Pelkor Monastery and its superb Kumbu Stupa, a stunning architectural wonder in Tibet. Then we'll get forward to Shigatse, the second largest city in Tibet. Overnight at hotel in Shigatse. 

    • Meals: B
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Place: Shigatse
  • Day 04 Shigatse-Tingri (Shegar)

    Visit the Tashilumpo Monastery and then drive about 250km to Tingri via the Gantsu-la Pass (5200m). Overnight at guest house in Tingri. 

    • Meals: ZB
    • Accommodation: guest house
    • Place: Tingri
  • Day 05 Tingri-Rongbuk Monastery / Mt. Everest Base Camp.

    It is around 100km's bumpy road from Tingri to Rongbuk Monastery and the Mt. Everest Base Camp (EBC) where you'll have the life-long experience with this highest mountain in the world. Overnight at guest house at Mt. Everest reserve. 

    • Meals: B
    • Accommodation: guest house
    • Place: Rongbuk Monastery
  • Day 06 Mt. Everest Base Camp-Shigatse.

    Enjoy the grand view of Mt. Everest in the early morning and drive back to Shigatse, strolling around the old town for the nicely decorated Tibetan houses, interesting local bazaar, and etc. Overnight at hotel in Shigatse. 

    • Meals: B
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Place: Shigatse
  • Day 07 Shigatse-Lhasa.

    Drive about 280km to Lhasa along the northern route via Yarlung Tsangpu River. The rest time will be free for you to explore the old city before leaving. Overnight at hotel in Lhasa. 

    • Meals: B
    • Accommodation: Hotel
    • Place: Lhasa
  • Day 08 Departure from Tibet.

    Today we'll drive you to the airport and help you board the plane to your next destination. Your wonderful Lhasa Everest base camp Lhasa tour ends.