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10 Days Nyingchi Peach Blossom festival & Everest Base Comp Small Group Tour

Tour Route: Nyingchi - Bome- Basom tso Lake - Lhasa - Shigatse - Everest Base Camp - Shigatse - Lhasa

Trip Overview:

This 10-day Nyingchi Lhasa Everest Base Camp tour is specially tailored for the Peach Blossom Festival season in Tibet. Starting from Nyingchi, you’ll immerse yourself in the blooming peach blossoms of Gala Village and Bome Peach Blossom Valley, and discover other wonders such as Mount Namcha Barwa, the Lulang Forest, and Draksum Tso.

Continuing to Lhasa, you'll explore the Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple before heading westwards the Everest Base Camp. Along the way, you’ll visit Yamdrok Lake and Pelkor Monastery, capturing breathtaking views of the majestic Himalayas from the GawuLa Pass. Finally, embrace the breathtaking vista of Mount Everest's north face at the Everest Base Camp. This tour promises an immersive Tibetan cultural and natural experience.

  • Tour Code: LDJ003   
  • Tour Type: Small Group (Max 12) .
  • Time to Visit : Available All Year Around


  • Enjoy the massive peach blossoms in Gala Village and Bome Peach Blossom Valley in Nyingchi. 

  • Admire the lush woods of Lulang Forest, the plateau-mountain meadow in Nyingchi.

  • Take a perfect photo of Draksum Tso, the largest lake in eastern Tibet.

  • Get impressed by the brilliant Potala Palace and revered Jokhang Temple in holy Lhasa.

  • Follow monks and pilgrims around the Barkhor Street, Lhasa’s fascinating medieval pilgrim circuit.

  • Marvel at the turquoise waters of Yamdrok Lake, one of Tibet’s most sacred lakes.

  • Visit the dazzling Gyantse Kumbum, a monumental chorten with mural-filled chapels.

  • Worship before a 26-meter gold Buddha at Tashilhunpo Monastery, a walled complex the size of a village.

  • Make it to the Everest Base Camp and enjoy superb scenery of the north face of Mt. Everest and the Rongbuk monastery.

Daily  Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Nyingchi As you arrive at Nyingchi Mainling Airport by flight, our local guide will be expecting you at the airport. Later, the guide will escort you to your hotel. Along the way, the guide will share insights into the history and culture of Nyingchi, allowing you to delve deeper into this mysterious and beautiful land. Once you arrive at the hotel, you can rest well to prepare for the journey ahead.Stay overnight in Nyingchi. Day 2: Nyingchi - Gala Peach Blossom Village - Sejila Mountain (View of Mount Namcha Barwa) - Bome In the morning, you'll set off for the "First Village of Nyingchi Peach Blossoms" - Gala Village. Surrounded by mountains on three sides, this village hosts the Nyingchi Peach Blossom Festival. Here, peach blossoms intertwine with barley, snow-capped mountains, and forests, creating an enchanting scene. Next, you'll traverse the 4,702-meter-high Sejila Mountain Pass. Here, you can hang Tibetan prayer flags for the well-being of your family and friends. On clear days, you'll have the opportunity to overlook the majestic view of Mount Namcha Barwa for the first time. Continuing the journey, you'll pass through the newly constructed Pailong Bridge and Tongmai Bridge. The spectacular cable-stayed bridges in the high mountain valleys mark the history of the former Tongmai danger zone. Along the 318 National Highway, the rapeseed flowers, peach blossoms, and snow-capped mountains of Suosong Village will accompany you on your travels.As night falls, you'll arrive in Bome County, which is renowned for its status as a "Peach Blossom Wonderland”. Stay overnight in Bome. Day 3: Bome - Bome Peach Blossom Valley - Guxiang Lake - Lulang - Bayi Town In the morning, you'll head towards the peach blossom paradise of Bome - the Bome Peach Blossom Valley, listed by "Chinese National Geography" as one of Tibet's 100 "Most Beautiful Scenic Photography Spots." Compared to other areas in Nyingchi, the peach blossoms here are even more magnificent and wild. The distant mountains and valleys are adorned with blooming peach blossoms, while nearby villages and wheat fields are dotted with delicate pink flowers, creating a picturesque springtime dreamland.After bidding farewell to the Bome Peach Blossom Valley, you'll travel along a scenic route, passing the enchanting Guxiang Lake, located 33 kilometers away from Bome County. This picturesque dammed lake is an ideal leisure destination.Continuing westward, you'll reach the captivating village of Lulang. From the Lulang Forest Viewing Platform, you will enjoy the majestic scenery of the snowland forest, with original bushes and dense spruce and pine forests complementing each other.Next, you'll head to the Lulang International Tourist Town, where you can freely stroll and experience the perfect blend of Tibetan-style architecture and natural landscapes, appreciating the beauty of Tibet's first national-level tourist resort. Stay overnight in Bayi Day 4: Bayi Town - Draksum Tso - Lhasa After enjoying a delicious breakfast, you'll embark on your journey to Lhasa.First, you'll head towards one of the most beautiful Nyingmapa lakes in eastern Tibet - Draksum Tso. Resembling a crescent moon nestled amid high mountain valleys, the lake boasts crystal-clear waters and ripples of blue waves, with fish darting playfully, adding an element of endless charm to the scenery.Standing on the island in the middle of the lake is a Nyingmapa temple with a history of more than 1500 years. Dense and serene forests surround the temple, seemingly guarding this jade-like lake with utmost solemnity. The ancient temple on the lake's heart brings Draksum Tso into profound historical contemplation, while the backdrop of two 5,500-meter-high snow-capped mountains creates an incredibly stunning and awe-inspiring vista. Stay overnight in Lhasa. Day 5: Lhasa Tour: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple & Barkhor Street Start the morning from the Potala Palace, a golden feather upon the roof of the world, which Tibetans proudly claim to be the prime miracle since the creation of this world. It was put into use since the 7th century by the 33rd great king of Tibet. The most valuable collections of Potala Palace are the gilded burial stupas of former Dalai Lamas and the meditation cave of the 33rd great king of Tibet. In the afternoon, you will head to the Jokhang Temple. It is the center of Tibetan Buddhism and the sacred land of Buddhist followers, where innumerable pilgrims come for worship every day. Inside, you can see the statue of Buddha Sakyamuni at the age of twelve, which is the most venerated object in Tibetan Buddhism. Later, we will take leisurely strolls, meandering through Barkhor Street's handcraft market, carefully selecting souvenirs. Or wander aimlessly, discovering a cozy teahouse along the way. Find a seat by the window, savor a cup of tea, and indulge in contemplation. Warm Tips:
The tickets for the Potala Palace are sold on a pre-purchase basis and come with specified visiting times. We will flexibly adjust the itinerary based on the actual reserved visiting time. Entry to the Potala Palace requires passing through a security check; carrying hazardous items is strictly prohibited. Photography is also prohibited inside the Potala Palace. Stay overnight in Lhasa. Day 6: Lhasa - Yamdrok Lake - Karola Glacier - Gyantse - Shigatse After exploring Lhasa, you'll immerse yourself in the endless Tibetan landscape while taking a short hike along the turquoise waters of Lake Yamdrok, one of the three holiest lakes in Tibet. This dazzling lake is usually first spotted from the summit of Gambala Mountain (4700m). It sits several hundred meters below the road and curves like a coiling scorpion, with the massive Mt. Noijin Kangsang (7191m) visible in the distance.Next, you'll pass by the 5,010m high Karola Glacier before heading to Gyantse. This glacier sits right by the roadside, resembling a serene maiden grooming herself while gazing from afar at the majestic snow-capped mountains. Upon arrival in Gyantse, you'll visit Pelkor Monastery and the splendid Kumbum Stupa (100-Thousand-Buddha Pagoda) nearby, both built in the 15th century and located in the northwestern edge of Gyantse. Following this, you'll drive approximately 90 kilometers to Shigatse (3880m), the second-largest city in Tibet. Stay overnight in Shigatse. Day 7: Shigatse - Gawula Pass - Everest Base Camp Early in the morning, we set off towards Everest Base Camp, passing through Lhatse, and crossing two mountain passes, Tsola Pass (4600 meters) and Gyatsola Pass (5248 meters). After that, we officially enter the Mt. Everest National Nature Reserve.Keep your eyes wide open and adjust your sight to take in the majestic views of the Himalayas at Gawula Pass! If it is in clear weather, you can have a glimpse of 4 mountains which is 8000m high or more, such as Mt. Lhotse (8516m), Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Qowowuyag (8201m), Mt Mayalu (8463m).The zigzagging mountain road leads us swiftly forward, and soon we arrive at the tent area of Everest Base Camp. At sunset, the golden sunlight blankets the camp, gradually fading as the sun sinks behind the mountains. Night falls, and the deep black sky is studded with twinkling stars. A brilliant Milky Way stretches across the sky, leaving joyous people under the stars—some chatting in pairs, some lost in their own thoughts. The most beautiful moments are captured here. Warm Tips: 
Everest Base Camp sits at an altitude of 5200 meters, and it's common to experience headaches and difficulty sleeping at night due to altitude. This is a normal occurrence, so there's no need to panic. Continue to take it slow, relax, and savor the beauty of Everest. The symptoms will gradually ease. Note: 
According to the announcement from the Everest area, on this itinerary, tourists can reach Rongbuk Monastery at the highest point. The actual situation depends on the area's announcement. Rongbuk Monastery is the best spot for viewing and photographing Everest. Stay overnight at tent guest house. Day 8: EBC and Drive back to Shigatse Open your eyes and wake up to the first sunlight shining over the pyramid-shaped summit of imposing Mt. Everest. Grab your camera for an epic shot and stroll to Rongbuk Monastery, exploring this world’s highest Buddhist compound. If you wish, you can meditate and experience unparalleled tranquility and harmony there. Alternatively, interact with monks and nuns with the help of a guide to learn more about their unique spiritual life. The temperature can get bitterly cold in the early morning. Make sure to wear enough clothing, such as your down jacket, scarf, and mittens, to protect yourself from the extreme cold. Finally, we jump into our tour vehicle and bid farewell to the world’s highest peak through the rearview mirror of the van. By following the zigzag roads on the Sino-Nepal Friendship Highway, we head back to Shigatse.Stay overnight in Shigatse. Day 9: Shigatse back to Lhasa After breakfast, you will first visit Tashilhunpo Monastery, one of the six major Gelug monasteries and the traditional seat of successive Panchen Lamas. This monastery was once the political hub of the Tsang. At Tashilhunpo Monastery, you'll have the opportunity to admire one of the world's largest copper Buddha statues, the towering 28-meter-tall 'Jampa' (Maitreya Buddha statue). This magnificent statue serves not only as a symbol of faith but also as a testament to culture and history. After that, we'll begin our journey back to Lhasa. Stay overnight in Lhasa Day 10: Finish This Unforgettable Tour and Depart from Lhasa Our guide will transfer you to the airport or train station and help you get on board.

What's Included?

1. Tibet travel documents such as Tibet Travel Permit (excluding expedited processing fees), and delivery of the permit to your hotel in mainland of China. 2. Standard tourist vehicles based on the number of group members, ensuring one seat one person. Experienced local drivers offer attentive service. 3. Three-star hotels throughout the itinerary (upgrades available for an additional fee; single room supplement required when not sharing. 4. All meals listed in the itinerary. (Meal fees are non-refundable if declined due to personal reasons). 5. Excellent local Tibetan English-speaking tour guide (Prices for guides speaking other languages may be subject to separate negotiation). 6. Admission tickets for all tourist attractions listed in Itinerary. 7. Travel accident insurance. 8. Free shuttle between Lhasa Railway Station and the downtown hotel. Free transfers between Lhasa Gonggar Airport and the downtown hotel during specific times. 9. Other services: exquisite Tibetan souvenirs, tourist map, portable oxygen, medical oxygen in the vehicle, bottled mineral water, and more.

What's Excluded?

1. Chinese Visa (for any visa assistance services, please contact us for details) 2. International flights to and out of China. 3. Domestic flight or train to and out of Lhasa (If you need ticket booking service, please leave your requirements in the Online Inquiry Form.) 4. Single Room Supplement: Hotels are based on double occupancy (twin-bedded rooms) by default. If you prefer a single room or if room sharing isn’t possible, a single room supplement is required (please consult the travel consultant for specific price differences). 5. Some meals not included in the itinerary. 6. Tips to the guide and driver based on your satisfaction with their services. We recommend paying a total of $7 per person per day for both the guide and driver. 7. Additional expenses resulting from force majeure events (such as natural disasters, traffic controls, loss of valuables, visa delays, flight delays or cancellations, etc.). 8. Personal expenses and any other expenses not mentioned in the inclusion list.

Nyingchi Peach Blossom Festival and Everest Base Camp Trip Notes

1. When is the deadline to book this Nyingchi Peach Blossom Festival Tour?

To ensure a seamless trip, it is recommended to book your Tibet tour at least 15-20 days before the departure date. Certainly, booking your tour 1-2 months or earlier in advance will assist us in arranging your Tibet Travel Permit and other necessary documents, as well as securing accommodations. Additionally, early bookings may qualify for early-bird discounts. This arrangement facilitates better preparation and a more relaxed journey.

2. What travel documents are required for a Nyingchi Peach Blossom Festival and Everest Base Camp tour?

For taking this trip, various tourists require specific travel documents: 1)Foreign tourists: Passport, Chinese Visa, Tibet Travel Permit, Aliens’ Travel Permit 2)Tourists from Hong Kong and Macau:Home Return Permit 3)Tourists from Taiwan: Mainland Travel Permit (MTP), Tibet Travel Permit, etc.

3. How to apply for the Tibet Travel Permit? How long does It take, and when can I get the permit?

For foreign tourists applying for the Tibet Travel Permit, photos or photocopies of a valid passport and Chinese Visa are needed. Holders of a working visa need to additionally provide a work certificate, while student visa holders require student certification. However, Taiwanese tourists only need to provide photos or photocopies of Mainland Travel Permit for the Tibet Travel Permit application. Generally, processing the Tibet Travel Permit takes 7-14 working days. Once the permit is successfully issued, we'll mail it to your address in mainland of China 3-5 days before your departure date, ensuring you have it in hand for entry to Tibet.

4. What is the altitude of Everest Base Camp? What should I do If altitude sickness occurs?

Everest Base Camp in Tibetan side is situated at an altitude of 5200 meters, making it one of the highest points on this journey. Visitors who are new to high-altitude areas may experience mild symptoms of altitude sickness such as dizziness and headaches. Our thoughtfully planned 8-day itinerary from Nyingchi to Everest Base Camp allows for 2-3 days of acclimatization in Lhasa, situated at an altitude of 3650 meters, before proceeding to higher altitudes like Shigatse and Everest Base Camp. This gradual ascent minimizes the chances of severe altitude reactions. If severe symptoms occur, such as intense headaches or breathing difficulties, promptly use oxygen, inform your guide, and seek medical attention as soon as possible. If necessary, immediate descent to lower altitudes like Shigatse Town or Tingri County may be arranged.

5. How's the road from Nyingchi to Everest Base Camp?

Well, the journey starts on the pristine Lhasa-Nyingchi Expressway, a recent construction offering top-notch road conditions. Continuing from Lhasa to Everest Base Camp, you'll travel along the renowned Sino-Nepal Friendships Highway, a fully paved route recognized for its excellent quality. Even the last 90 kilometers leading to Everest Base Camp have been upgraded with smooth pavement, eliminating any concerns about a rough and bumpy road ahead.

6. What to pack for the Nyingchi Peach Blossom Festival and Everest Base Camp tour?

1) Cold-weather clothing: Due to significant temperature differences in the highlands, bring items like down jackets, windbreakers, thermal underwear, and accessories like hats, gloves, and scarves for warmth. 2) Personal care items: Skincare essentials such as facial cleansers, moisturizers, lotions, hydrating masks, lip balm, sunscreen, and a U-shaped pillow for comfortable travel during long car rides. Additionally, bring a thermal flask for access to hot water at any time. 3) Medications: Carry essentials like adhesive bandages, motion sickness medication, cold and flu medicine, digestive aids, anti-inflammatory drugs, eye drops, and altitude sickness medication for emergency needs. (Use medication as directed by a healthcare professional and avoid unnecessary usage.) 4) Electronics: Depending on personal preference, bring devices like smartphones, cameras, headphones, chargers, power banks, and charging cables. 5) Cash and bank cards: While mobile payment methods are increasingly common, some remote areas along the G318 Highway may still require cash. It's advisable to carry a small amount of cash and at least one bank card.

What to bring

Warm Clothing

Tibet features a large temperature difference between morning and evening, even in June and July. Please carry sufficient clothes, such as down jacket and sweater.

Sleeping Bag

It is necessary for those entering Tibet by road or visiting outside Lhasa.

Ginger Powder

Hotels in most locations outside Lhasa may have less-than sanitary beds and bedding. Sprinkling some ginger powder on your bed can prevent louses from disturbing your sleep.


Ultraviolet rays are strong on the Tibetan

Plateau.Therefore,sunglasses and sunscreen products are required.

Ration and Beverage

It is best to prepare sufficient

highcaloric rations,such as biscuits, chocolates and candies, as well as plenty of drinking water. Incidents such as car breakdowns happen from time to time in Tibet. In case of emergency, please bring  with you enough food and water.

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