Everest is at its most spectacular when viewed from the north and this trip allows you not only to stand at the bass of its massive north face, but also to trek into the Base Camp. From Kathmandu you take a flight to Lhasa and after exploring Lhasa city then return to the fabled city Gyantse, Shaigatse & Old Tingri, absorbing the sights and aura of this mystical valley before you head treks.
Grade: Moderate to fairly challenging
Activity: Trekking & Cultural tour
Accommodation: Hotel, Lodge / Camping
Transportation: 4WD Land cruiser or Bus
Meals Plan: Breakfast Only
Maximum altitude: 5150 m
OUTLINE TREKKING ITINERARY:
Day 01: Kathmandu - Lhasa: Fly to Lhasa.
Day 02: In Lhasa sightseeing tour to Sera Monastery, Jorkhang temple and Bharkor Bazar. Tour to Sera Monastery, one of the most important and old monastery of Tibet as well a school for Tibetan Buddhism. Visit to Jorkhang Temple is another interesting place as it boasts a lot of historic importance and tales of old days. Conclude the day tour by visiting Bharkor Bazaar.
Day 03: Sightseeing tour to Potala Palace and Drepung Monastery. Tour of Potala Palace originally built during 640 AD. The 13 storied palaces stand 117.19m high with 1000 rooms, visit to Drepung monastery, and the largest of all monasteries in Tibet..
Day 04: Lhasa-Yamdroktso-Gyantse-Shigatse.
Day 05: Shigtase-Tingri.
Day 06:Trek to Lung Thang [4510m].
Day 07:Trek to Lamna La [5150 m].
Day 08: Trek to Zommug.
Day 09: Trek to Rongbuk (5000m).
Day 10: Trek to Everest Base camp (5150m).
Day 11: DRIVE Base Camp to KERUNG BORDER (315 km).
Day 12: KERUNG (3750m) to Kathmandu..