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Kathmandu – Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour


Group Size: 5-10 People Max Altitude: m
Destination: Tibet Difficulty: Strenuous
Cost: $ Duration: 15 Days/14 Nights
Arrival at: Departure from: Tibet
Location: N/A Trip Style: Active Adventures


Trip Introduction

Experience Tibet Everest base camp tour – either from Kathmandu or Beijing or Shanghai or Chengdu
‘on world’s highest and largest plateau with tour fabled cities of Lhasa and Shigatse’

Experience Tibet Tour Highlights:

“An exciting overland Tibet Everest base camp tour on newly opened Nepal / Tibet-China border town of Kerong Fabulous views and scenery of magnificent landscapes with snow peaks of Ganesh and Langtang Himal Visit of ever famous and world’s highest Mt. Everest base camps with tour of old Rongbuk Monastery Crossing high passes with grand views of Tibetan plateau and range of world highest mountains
Tour of magnificent Potala Palace with Tashilumpo monastery and colorful Barkhor market Sweeping scenic flights to Kathmandu from Lhasa with amazing panorama of Himalayan peaks”

Trip at Glance:

Trip Mode:                              On Hotels – Lodge and Guest House.
Trip Grade:                             Moderate to Adventurous with touch of high altitude
Activities:                                Exciting overland drive, tour of famous old monasteries with scenic flights.
Areas of Tour:                        Driving Journey to Kerong, Everest base camp with Shigatse and Lhasa tour.
People & Culture:                  Majority of Tibetan people with Buddhist religion & culture
Tibet duration:                      08 Nights & 09 Days (with drive and flights).
Highest Altitude gain:          5,220 m at Gyatchu – La pass and at Everest Base Camp and 5,200 m high
Total Trip duration:             10 Nights & 11 Days (Kathmandu to Kathmandu).
Best Season:                           March to October including monsoon months of July till mid September.

Introduction:

Experience Tibet Everest base camp tour, a fascinating and mesmerizing journey which you will enjoy for sure as this trip not only leads you with immense scenery of Tibetan vast landscapes and snow clad high peaks, culture and age old traditions as it was since past hundred of centuries.

Experience Tibet Everest base camp tour a journey of a lifetime experience where you will be within world’s highest and largest plateau of Tibet with exceptional and marvelous views along the drive with overnight in local guest house and tourist standard hotels.

This marvelous journey starts from the capital of Nepal in Kathmandu heading towards due North within Central Himalaya with Ganesh-Langtang and Jugal Himal range of peaks to reach at Tamang tribes country in Rasuwa around Langtang Himal.

Drive leads past nice and interesting rural farm villages and towns to enter into a newly opened frontier of Nepal / Tibet-China at Raswagaddi and Kerong village and towns, where our Tibetan counterpart native Tibetan guide and drivers will receives you and then heading into Tibetan soil and territory for a week or more.

A scenic overland drive leads on vast Tibet’s tableland with amazing views to reach first at Everest Base Camp with sweeping scenery of snow capped peaks that borders Nepal and Tibet, at Everest Base camp located past famous and old Rongbuk Monastery area.

With interesting and exciting time our journey continues heading towards the main big cities at Shigatse after crossing the highest pass of the adventure over 5,220 m at Gyatchu-La, in Shigatse which is the second biggest city in Tibet after Lhasa, with glorious time exploring its beautiful monuments around Tashilumpo Monastery complex.

Shigatse seat of His Holiness Panchen Lama which is 2nd important after Dalai Lama, from here heading towards Gyantse another interesting areas for nice visit looking at Kumbum and Palkor Monastery of great significant.

Adventure continues towards fabled Lhasa city after driving through beautiful turquoise Yamdrok Tsho Lake and over scenic Khamba-la pass with grand views of the country, and then slowly reaching into the hub of Lhasa city in the shadow of magnificent Potala Palace.

In Lhasa with time to explore its interesting sites and old monuments which includes Drefung-Shera monasteries with Jhorkhang Temple the oldest religious sites of Tibetan history and then tour of colorful Barkhor Market Square where you can observe pilgrims from all around Tibet.

Last and not the least tour of magnificent Potala Palace known as Heavenly Realm for Tibetans, the landmark of Tibet, houses 1,000 rooms official and non-official rooms inside the palace where few important rooms are allowed for visitors.

After a grand tour of Lhasa our memorable and delightful journey on Experience Tibet Tour concludes with a scenic and exciting flight back to Kathmandu with awesome views of Himalayan peaks with Mt. Everest during an hour flight.

Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrive Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer to hotel. O/N - Hotel.
Day 02 : Full day sightseeing tour of Boudha, Swayambhu, Pashupatinath and Bhaktapur. O/N - Hotel.
Day 03 : Transfer to airport, fly Kathmandu/Lhasa. Arrive Gonggar Airport and transfer to Hotel. O/N - Hotel
Day 04 : Visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Circuit. O/N - Hotel
Day 05 : Visit Drepung and Sera Monasteries and Norbu Lingkha Palace. O/N - Hotel
Day 06 : Drive to Tsetang via Samye Monastery. O/N – Guest House
Day 07 : Visit Yumbhulhakang and explore Chonggye Valley. O/N - Hotel
Day 08 : Drive to Gyantse via Yamdrok Lake. O/N – Guest House
Day 09 : Visit Kumbum and Pelkor Chode, then drive to Shigatse. Visit Tashilhunpo Monastery. O/N - Hotel
Day 10 : Drive to Shegar. O/N – Guest House
Day 11 : Drive to Rongbuk – Everest Base Camp. O/N - Hotel
Day 12 : Day hike around Base Camp. O/N – Hotel
Day 13 : Drive to Zhangmu. O/N Hotel
Day 14 : Drive from Zhangmu to Friendship Bridge and to Kathmandu. O/N - Hotel
Day 15 : Transfer to Tribhuvan International Airport for departure flight for onward destination.

Date & Cost (Scheduled Trips)

Start Date End Date Cost Status Booking
2019-04-24 Gurantee/Booking Open Book Now
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