Tibet Short Stay
|Buddhist Site||Beautiful Scenery||Temples & Palaces||UNESCO World Heritage|
Experience beautiful temples and palaces in the mystical land of Tibet
7 days from $ 1490
Explore the Tibetan heartland on this truly memorable journey. Spend some time taking in the sights of the historic capital of Lhasa. Gaze up at the Potala Palace, an architectural wonder, see the magnificent Kumbum of Gyantse and discover ornate reliquary stupas at Tashilumpo. As an option, make an adventurous visit to Mt Everest Base Camp.
This tour reaches an altitude of 13,000ft at Gyantse with higher altitudes reached while traveling. Mt Everest Base Camp is at 18,200ft.
Day 1 : Arrive Lhasa
You will be met at Lhasa Airport and transferred to your hotel.
Day 2 : Lhasa
Sightseeing today includes a stroll around the Barkhor circuit where traditional dress, market stalls selling religious trinkets and the sound of chanted prayers create the atmosphere of a medieval carnival. Also visit the 7th century Jokhang Temple and the Sera Monastery. (B,L)
Day 3 : Lhasa
Explore the ‘crown jewel’ of Tibet – the Potala Palace. The palace is an architectural wonder that towers over the city with thousands of rooms filled with treasures such as intricate shrines and beautiful frescoes. The dominance of the Potala Palace over the Lhasa skyline reflects the Dalai Lama's former position as the center of the Tibetan faith and politics. Also visit Norbulingka, the formaer summer palace of the Dalai Lama which contains several palaces and chapels. (B,L)
Day 4 : Lhasa - Gyantse
Travel to the smaller town of Gyantse and visit the famous Gyantse Kumbum (B,L)
Day 5 : Gyantse - Shigatse
Travel to Shigatse, the second largest city in Tibet and visit the Tashilhunpo Monastery. (B,L)
Day 6 : Shigatse - Lhasa
Return to Lhasa and visit Drepung Monastery, the former residence of the Dalai Lama. (B,L)
Day 7 : Depart Lhasa
Transfer to Lhasa Airport. (B)
Dates and Prices
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- Single supplement from $490
- Sole passenger price from $2,790
- Includes accommodation, local transportation, touring, entrance fees, guides and meals as stated
- Excludes flights, departure taxes, visas and tipping
- Price is subject to seasonal variation
- One-way flights between Chengdu and Lhasa from $350
Everest Base Camp
The Everest Base Camp Option modifies the Tibet Short Stay itinerary in the following way:
Day 5: Gyantse - Shigatse - Rongbuk
Travel to Shigatse, the second largest city in Tibet and visit the Tashilhunpo Monastery. Continue to Rongbuk where you will stay at a very basic guesthouse. (B,L)
Day 6: Rongbuk - Shigatse
Visit Mt Everest Base Camp and gaze up to the peak at 29,028ft (weather permitting). Mingle with climbers making an attempt on the summit and maybe take a walk to Rhongpu Glacier. Later return to Shigatse. (B,L)
Days 7-8 Shigatse - Lhasa
As days 6-7 of the standard itinerary.
Everest Base Camp is at 18,200ft.
Price from $ 700.00pp
Other Supplement from:
Tour departs any day subject to availability and seasonal variation. Prices apply only when purchased as an addition to the Tibet Short Stay.
Single supplement from $50
Sole passenger price from $1,190
Includes: accommodation, local transportation, touring, guides, entrance fees and meals as stated
Excludes: flights, departures taxes, visas and tipping
This document is designed to be read in conjunction with the other pre-departure information provided by Wendy Wu Tours including the tour itinerary as described in our brochure and/or website. It aims to provide a straightforward description of the physical activities involved in sightseeing or travelling during the tour.
If there are any particular challenges, from the length of time spent on your feet, the length of drives and flights, to the standard of remote accommodation for our more adventurous tours; they will be explained here.
All passengers must read this document to ensure the itinerary is suitable for their interests and physical capabilities. This is not your final itinerary and therefore does not mention all the sites visited. The order of sightseeing is subject to change.