Marvel at Mt.Everest

Mt.Everest, known as the third pole of the world, is located in southwest of Tibet.This area offers us amazing snow-coverd mountain views together with Sherpa people living around. For our special tour, we start in Chengdu, China’s panda country. Witness Potala Palace, UNESCO’s world cultural heritage. Browse Tibetan people’s villages. Do trekking and marvel at the supernatural beauty of Mt.Everest. A wonderful jeep tour is customized for you.

Day1 Arrive Chengdu, the busling queen city of West China and capital city of Sichuan. This evening , celebrate your arrival with a tea garden dinner. As an option, see wonderful performance of Sichuan Opera.
(D)Overnight in Chengdu

Day 2 Lhasa
Fly to Tibet. Enjoy a scenic drive along the highest river–Yalungtsampo ( one and a half hours) to Lhasa.Stop for photos at the Nethang Stone Buddha. Arrive Lhasa. Check in the hotel for acclimatization.
(BLD)Overnight in Lhasa

Day 3 Lhasa
See Potala Palace , Jolkhang Temple, Barkhor Street . Marvel at the magnificent architectural complex of the Potala. Absorb the contemplative atmosphere of the shrines of Jolkhang Temple. Enjoy the walking tour on the Barkhor Street
(BLD)Overnight in Lhasa

Day4 Lhasa/Shigatse
Depart Lhasa for Shigatse via Gyantse. We’ll stop at the Tibetan Holy Lake–Yamdrok Yumtso and photogrph the fascinating Karuola Glacier . Arrive Gyantse. Explore the Palcho Monastery and Kumbun Stupa. Then continue the trip to Shigatse.
(BLD)Overnight at Shigatse

Day 5 Shigatse/Tingri
This morning we’ll see See Tashilunpo Monastery( Tashilunpo was built in 1447 by Ganden Drup.In the monastery is enshrined the biggest copper Buddha Statue —Maitreya Buddha with 90 feet in height.). Then head for Tingri on a scenic drive.
(BLD)Overnight in Tingri

Day 6 Tingri
Today we’ll explore Mt.Everst Nature Reserve and the highest temple in the world, Rongpul. Also, enjoy our trekking to Everest Basecamp.
(BLD)Overnight in Tingri

Day 7 Shigatse
Head back to Shigatse. See Sakya Monastery, the ancestoral temple of Sakya Sect.In Tibetan, Sa means”soil”, Kya means”grey”. Legend has it that rocks from nearby Bonpo Mountain were changed into grey soil due to weathering .
(BLD)Overnight in Shigatse

Day 8 Lhasa
Journey back to Lhasa.Leisure time for personal interests.
(BLD)Overnight in Lhasa

Day 9 Fly to Chengdu. See giant pandas in Chengdu Panda Eco-park.
Overnight in Chengdu

Day10 See off.