Tibet Budget Tour

Duration: 8 Days
  • Destination: Tibet
  • Trip Difficulty: Easy
  • Trip Style: Tour
  • Transport: Private Vehicle / Aeroplane
  • Accommodation: Hotel And Guest House
  • Max Elevation: 5130m

Tibet is a land of chanting monks, ancient monasteries and highest mountains. It is the dream of everyone to visit Tibet at least once in a lifetime.

Discover Tibet through our Tibet Budget Tour by visiting the major cultural, religious and natural sites of Tibet. The major highlights of Tibet Budget Tour include exploration of Lhasa, visit to north base camp of Mt. Everest and the turquoise Yamdruk Lake and the drive up to Ronbuk Glacier near the base camp of Mt. Everest.

The trip starts from Lhasa which is directly connected to Kathmandu by trans Himalayan flights. The adventurous flight allows you to witness world’s highest peaks including Everest, Kanchenjunga and Cho Oyu from air. Once in Lhasa, which is Tibet cultural and political center, you will go on a guided tour of Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor street etc. You will visit all the three biggest monasteries of Tibet: Ganden, Sera and Drepung monasteries.

On the journey through Tibet, you will visit Kichu valley, Tsedang city in Yarlung valley, Kumbum Stupa in Gyantse and Tashi Lumgpo monastery in Shigatse. Among them Samye Monastery holds more significance because it is the oldest Buddhist monastery in Tibet.

The last leg of the travel brings you to Rongbuk (4980m) for breathtaking view of north face of Mt. Everest along with Rongbuk Glacier and Rongbuk monastery.

Highlights

  • Catch great views of Mt. Everest, Cho Oyu and Shisapangma on trans Himalayan flight
  • Visit Lhasa to see Potala Palace, Drepung, Sera and Jokhang monasteries
  • Explore turquoise Yamdruk Lake, Tsedang City, Tashi Lungpo monastery and oldest Samye monastery
  • Drive to Rongbuk and hike up to north Everest Base Camp (5130m) to see breathtaking view of Mt. Everest
  • Cross three high passes: Karola Pass (5010m), Kambala pass(4794m) and Gyatchu La pass (5200m)

Outline Itinerary

Day 01 Fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa (3,650m).
Day 02 Sightseeing in Lhasa
Day 03 Sightseeing in Lhasa (continues)
Day 04 Drive from Lhasa to Gyantse via Shigatse (3900m)
Day 05 Drive from Shigatse to Rongbuk (4980m)
Day 06 Drive from Ronbuk to Everest Base Camp and then return to Shigatse
Day 07 Shigatse to Lhasa
Day 08 Final departure