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Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour

TIBET EVEREST BASE CAMP TOUR
Mount Everest, in Tibetan QOMOLANGMA, was first recognized as the tallest peak in the world, the stunning scenery in Everest region has been acclaimed since the first British expeditions attempted to climb Mount Everest in the 1920s. With the advent of the tourism and trekking in China during the early 1980s, Dza Rongbuck Monastery and the nearby base camp quickly became Tibet's most popular trekking destination. The best time for tour & trekking to Mount Everest is generally between May to October. We offer 10 Days Tibet Overland with EBC program for people who want to realize the aspiration for tour & trekking around world's highest peak QOMOLANGMA.

ITINERARY:

Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu (1350m)
Arrival at Kathmandu Tribhuwan International airport. meet and greet assistance with our airport representative and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day free for your own leisure. Dinner on you own and overnight at hotel

Day 02: Sightseeing and Chinese Visa apply:
After Breakfast, sightseeing tour to Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudha, Pasupati and Swyambhunath stupa.  Overnight

Day 03 :Departure transfer to Kathmandu airport and Arrival at LHASA [3660m] Train station or Gonggor Airport.
Once landed at Gongar airport or Lhasa train station, our Tibetan tour group will meet with you. We must travel two hours by Land cruisers to reach the actual city of Lhasa or Half an hour drive to hotel from Railway Station. It will take some time to acclimate to Lhasa’s high altitude so we recommend that you relax and rest in the uxorious Hotel.

Day 04 : IN LHASA:
On this second day a guide and interpreter will lead you through several of Lhasa’s many monasteries. The first one we will visit is Sera Monastery, a fifteenth century sprawl of golden roofs and whitewashed walls. This well preserved monastery is located just a few miles North of Lhasa and is home to several hundred monks. In the afternoon we will visit the summer palace of the Dalai Lama, Norbulingka, as well as the Jokhang Temple. This temple is the most revered shrine in all of Tibet and is constantly bustling with devout worshippers. We will also be given the opportunity to shop in Barkor, the crowded central market of Lhasa.

Day 05 : IN LHASA:
A trip to Tibet would not be complete without experiencing the vital Potala Palace. This palace is Lhasa’s cardinal landmark and is a wonder of Eastern architecture. Your first site of this massive structure will be a magical moment remembered for years to come. It has been a palace since the fifth or sixth century and was once home to the Dalai Lama. This truly amazing day will ended with a visit to the Drepung Monastery. Once the world’s largest monastery, housing 10,000 monks, Drepung monastery lies hidden in rocky ridges just beyond the city. Surprisingly much of the building was left untouched throughout the Cultural Revolution.

Day 06 : DRIVE LHASA  TO GYANTSE:[3950m] 261 km
Today we finally began our overland journey culminating in Kathmandu, Nepal. One of the first sites we will see while traveling along the majestic Friendship Highway is the Khamba La. The breathtaking view at Khamba La allows one to see all the way to the summit of Nazin Kang Sa. Truly an amazing view! While continuing westward we will travel over the Karo La, a high pass surrounded by stupendous glaciers. The rest of the day will be spent enjoying the many magnificent valleys and exquisite Tibetan villages we pass through. The day will end in the town of Gyantse. We will spend the night in a hotel in this historical city.

Day 07 : DRIVE GYANTSE [3950m] -SHIGATSE [3900m] 90km
First thing in the morning we will visit Gyantse Dzong. This fort dates back to the fourteenth century and offers some of the most amazing views of Gyantse and the surrounding valley. Before leaving we will also visit the famed Gyantse Kumbum. This magnificent tiered structure is the largest stupa in all of Tibet. If the exquisite gold dome is not enough, this stupa is packed with Tibetan sculptures and paintings. The drive today, only 90 km, takes us to the second largest city in Tibet. Shigatse is a laid back city that provides excellent opportunity for both relaxation and exploration. As a group we will explore the local market and the Tahilhumpo Monastery. Tahilhumpo Monastery is one of the largest functioning monasteries in Tibet and was able to last through the Cultural Revolution nearly unscathed. It is a great pleasure to spend some time exploring the busy cobbled lanes twisting around these ancient buildings. At night we will relax and rest in  Hotel.

Day 08 : DRIVE SHIGATSE [3900m] - XEGAR [NEW TINGRI] [4050m] 244km;
The views of this desert plateau provide for wondrous entertainment as we travel along the Friendship Highway. This stretch is some of the most spectacular landscape in Tibet. After passing through the small town of Lhatse we will cross Gyatmso La, the highest pass on our journey. The land quickly descends to plains after Gyatmso La. While traveling through the plains we will see many nomadic herders, quiet countryside, and secluded monasteries. The night will be spent in Hotel Quomolongma in Shegar.

Day 09 : DRIVE  XEGAR [4050m] - RONGBUK [5000m] 68km
After leaving Shegar we will travel only a short while before turning off the Friendship Highway. Our four wheel drive vehicles will takes us South towards the main Himalayan range while passing over Pang La. The view from the top of Pang La is truly stunning. One is able to see all the way from Makalu to Shishapangma. In the afternoon we will descend into the Rongbuck valley and Everest will jump quickly into view. This is your first chance to catch a glimpse of this awe-inspiring mountain. We will spend the night at the Gompa Guest House

Day 10 : DRIVE RONGBUK [5000m] - TINGRI [4390m] 65km
This morning is the highlight of the trip for many. You are given the opportunity to explore the Everest Base camp. The views of Everest from so close make the mountain seem even more impressive than before. It is a truly breath taking experience to stare up at the sheer North face of this highest mountain in the world. Mount Everest towers above you in a looming yet magical way. After Lunch we will get back on the Friendship highway and continue our amazing journey. We will spend the night at the high class Snow Leopard Lodge in Tingri.

Day 11 : DRIVE TINGRI [4390m] - ZHANGMU [2300m] 181km
Continuing along the Friendship Highway we will leave Tingri andcross the Lalung La and the Shung La, two more incredible passes. The views from these passes are breathtaking once again. While standing on these passes one is surrounded by grandiose mountains such as Shishpangma, Cho Oyu, Gauri Shankar, and many more. In the afternoon we begin descending from the arid Tibetan plateau to a small town of Zhangmu. Zhangmu is much lower in elevation and as a result is much more lush and green than what we have experienced so far. The Zhangmu Friendship Hotel provides great rooms to relax and rest on one of our last nights.

Day 12 : DRIVE ZHANGMU [2300m] -  KATHMANDU [1400m] 123km;
We will leave Zhangmu in the morning and head to the Nepalese border. The Friendship Bridge lies at the Border of China and Nepal and is only a few kilometers from Zhangmu. It spans the impressive Bhote Koshi River. Sadly we must say goodbye to our Tibetan guide and driver at this point. Our Nepalese staff will meet you at the immigration Control in Kodari and help with all the re-entry formalities. Transfer to Kathmandu hotel approx 5 hours drive.

Day 13: Departure
After breakfast, departure transfer to onward destination. or can extend further Nepal trip. Service End

Tour Cost Includes
3 Nights hotel accommodation at Kathmandu Bed and Breakfast plan.
1 Day Kathmandu City Sightseeing with guided tour
All temple and monastery entrance fee during sightseeing point
Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle
All ground surface tansportation as per above itinerary
Border pick up from China part to Nepal Hotel
Tibet Travel Permit
Everest Base Camp Military Permit
Lhasa / Gyantse / Shigatese / Tingri / Rombuk Monastery/ Everest Base Camp / Nyalam and  Zhangmu Siightseeing
All Entance fee during sightseeing in Tibet part
Twin sharing accommodation on Bed and Breakfast plan
1 English Speaking Tibetan Guide throughout trip

Tour Cost Excludes
Air Ticket for Kathmandu to Lhasa
Meals Lunch and Dinner both Nepal and Tibet Hotels
International Flight tickets
Personal Nature Expenses
Personal Travel Insurance

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