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How to plan a Tibet Tour
Written on 13th May 2017

If first timing traveling to Tibet, you might be confused of various Tibet tours selling online, but mainly there are 2 types of Tibet tours available, one type is Tibet Private Tours, the other is Tibet Group Tours. And these Tibet tours ranges from 4 to 17 days depends on what places you want to see. Here TCT will guide you how to better plan a Tibet tour. You can see following the most popular Tibet tours to gain a rough idea, or if you need more tour info, please feel free to contact us. 


Differences of of Tibet group tours and Tibet Private Tours


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Tour Lhasa in 3/4 Days

Four days in Lhasa will be plenty to see things slowly and adjust to the high altitude. Lhasa sits at nearly 12,000 feet or 4,000 meters. Note, altitude sickness can strike without prejudice - 22-year-old marathoners and 50-year-old couch potatoes have equal chances of getting it. Check our classic Tibet tours.

Day 1 - Lhasa arrival and rest in the afternoon

Day 2 - Lhasa City: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street

Day 3 - Lhasa City: Deprung Monastery, Sera Monastery + debate.

Day 4 - Lhasa Departure or go for further tour

>> 4 Days Lhasa Group Tour



+ 1 More day to Namtso Lake 

Day 4 - Drive 500KM round-trip to visit Namtso Lake and return to Lhasa

Day 5 - Lhasa Departure

>> 5 Days Lhasa & Namtso Lake Tour



+ 1 More day to Yamdro Lake

Day 4 - Drive 240KM round-trip to visit Yamdrok Lake and return to Lhasa

Day 5 - Lhasa Departure

>> 5 Days Lhasa & Yamdrok Lake Group Tour



+ 2 More day to Namtso Lake and stay 1 night at the lake

Day 4 - Drive 250KM to visit Namtso Lake and stay at Namtso Lake

Day 5 - Drive 250KM to from Namtso Lake back to Lhasa

Day 6 - Lhasa Departure

>> 6 Days Lhasa & Namtso Lake Tour



+3 More day to Kathmandu (Nepal)

Day 4 - Drive 380KM to Shigatse, on the way visit Yamdrok Lake, Karola Glacier, Pekhor Monastery

Day 5 - Visit Tashilumpo Monastery, drive 360KM to Rongbuk Monastery for overnight (dorm tent)

Day 6 - Morning visit from Rongbuk Monastery to Everest Base Camp, then drive 100KM to Old Tingri

Day 7 - Drive 9 hours to Giyrong Port, then on your own transport to Kathmandu

>> 7 Days Lhasa & Kathmandu overland tour 



+ 4 More days to Everest 

Day 4 - Drive 380KM to Shigatse, on the way visit Yamdrok Lake, Karola Glacier, Pekhor Monastery

Day 5 - Visit Tashilumpo Monastery, drive 360KM to Rongbuk Monastery for overnight (dorm tent)

Day 6 - Morning visit from Rongbuk Monastery to Everest Base Camp, then drive back to Shigatse

Day 7 - Drive from Shigatse back to Lhasa,

Day 8 - Lhasa Departure

>> 8 Days Lhasa & Everest Group Tour



+ 6 More days to visit Everest & Namtso Lake

Day 4 - Drive 380KM to Shigatse, on the way visit Yamdrok Lake, Karola Glacier, Pekhor Monastery

Day 5 - Visit Tashilumpo Monastery, drive 360KM to Rongbuk Monastery for overnight (dorm tent)

Day 6 - Morning visit from Rongbuk Monastery to Everest Base Camp, then drive back to Shigatse

Day 7 - Drive from Shigatse back to Lhasa

Day 8 - Drive 500KM round-trip to visit Namtso Lake, then return to Lhasa

Day 9 - Lhasa Departure

>> 9 Days Lhasa & Everest & Namtso Lake Group Tour

 


 + 7 More days to visit Everest & Namtso Lake

Day 4 - Drive 380KM to Shigatse, on the way visit Yamdrok Lake, Karola Glacier, Pekhor Monastery

Day 5 - Visit Tashilumpo Monastery, drive 360KM to Rongbuk Monastery for overnight (dorm tent)

Day 6 - Morning visit from Rongbuk Monastery to Everest Base Camp, then drive back to Shigatse

Day 7 - Drive from Shigatse back to Lhasa

Day 8 - Drive 250KM to visit Namtso Lake and overnight at lake side guesthouse (no shower, public toilet)

Day 9 - Drive 250KM to back to Lhasa

Day 10 - Lhasa Departure

>> 10 Days Lhasa & Everest & Namtso Lake Group Tour



+ 5-7 More days for Ngari are to trek around Mt. Kailash & Lake Manasarovar

Mt. Kailash is the most significant peak in the world without any known climbing attempts. Taking a trek to explore the holy heart of Asian Buddhism.

Manasarovar Lake is one of the clearest lakes in the world. Camping on the bank of the holy lake, cleansed your soul, and staying away from the mundane world

>> 15 Days Mount Kailash Group Tour