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Enjoy the experience of visiting Mount Everest. It will be a lifetime memory for you to stay overnight in the Base Camp. And the great sunset and sunrise at the top of the world will ensure you maximum comfort. Xining is considered as the beginning point of Qinghai-Tibet Railway Railway. You will take a train to Lhasa from Xining and witness the most beautiful scenery outside the train window: land of snows, vast desert, boundless grassland, snow-capped mountains and stunning lakes. This tour is highly recommended because tourists have enough time on the train to acclimate the high altitude gradually as the altitude rises, and then tour to EBC.
Day 1: Take a train to Lhasa from Xining
Your tour starts from the Xining Railway Station. When entering the station, you need to present to the conductor your passport, China Visa, Tibet Travel Permit and train ticket. Then start to enjoy the memorable trip. Overnight on the train.
Day 2: Lhasa Arrival
Today, you will witness the most beautiful scenic view on the Qinghai Tibet Train. After arrival, your tour guide will meet you at the train station in Lhasa. Overnight at Lhasa 3-star Hotel.
Day 3: Lhasa - Shigatse (B)
You will drive from Lhasa to Gyantse. On the way, the group will pass over the Gampala pass (4790m), and will get a glimpse of Yamdrok-tso (4400m). The Lake is surrounded by many snow-capped mountains. The stop to visit Karuola Glacier. The tour moves on to Gyantse where we will visit the famous Pelkor Monastery and Gyantse Kumbum. After driving 1.5 hours, you will arrive in Shigatse where you'll visit Tashilunpo Monastery, the seat of Tibet's second highest incarnation, the Panchen Lama. Overnight in Shigatse 3-star hotel.
Day 4: Shigatse - Everest Base Camp (B)
You'll leave Shigatse after getting your alien's travel permit, and then drive to Lhatse where you can take lunch. After that, you will drive to Shegar and if the weather is clear enough, you can view the Mt. Everest in the distance on the way back down. After 4 to 6 hours, you will arrive at Rongbuk monastery, but on the way there, you will pass Pang la Pass, one of the highest passes in Tibet at 5050m. From that pass, you can view all of the five highest peaks in the world. Overnight in the tent at EBC or Rongbuk Monastery guestroom.
Day 5: Everest Base Camp Return to Shigatse
In the morning, you can see the sunrise appear on the top of Mt Everest at the tent area of EBC, and have a full view of the magnificent Mount which stands like a snow-capped pyramid in front of you at Rongpuk, the vantage point for watching Mt. Everest. After that drive back to Shigatse 3-star hotel.
Day 6: Shigatse to Lhasa (B)
You will drive back to Lhasa on the friendship Highway. The whole distance is almost 280km and it takes 6 hours. Stay overnight Lhasa 3-star hotel.
Day 7: Departure from Lhasa (B)
After eating breakfast, you will be transferred to the train station or the airport if you need.