Tibet Lhasa to Everest Base Camp

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Trip Overview

It feels awesome when we get chance to rest with tasty lunch with the windows of Himalays and the blueish sky as roof of our home. 
Our guests having a Leisure time during the trek.

Things To Do

Itinerary

  • Day 01
    Arrival in Lhasa

    We offer free pick-up service from Lhasa Airport. If it doesn't fit with your schedule, or you are taking train to Lhasa, we also offer individual Airport & Railway Station pick-up service with extra charge. See detailed in the INCLUSIONS & EXCLUSIONS. From Lhasa Airport to Lhasa city, usually takes about 1.5hrs; from Lhasa Railway Station to Lhasa city, abt 20mins. After transfer to hotel, try to rest & drink as much water as you can to better acclimatize the high altitude. Overnight in Lhasa.

  • Day 02
    Lhasa City

    Highlights: Potola Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street

    This morning, visit Potala Palace.

    It is more than 3,700 meters above sea level and it is the highest palace in the world! At the top the palace called golden roofs, you can have a bird-eye view of the whole of Lhasa. In the distance there are undulating mountain ranges, the beautiful Lhasa River, tracts of fields, tree-shaded villages and the glistening Jokhang Temple.

    Afternoon, visit Jokhang Temple.

    It is the first built during the period of Sontsan Gambo in the 7th century, features Buddhist prayer wheels, reclining deer, golden sutra streamers. You'll find that many Pilgrims pray before the monastery.

    The circuit around it called Barkhor Street, a famous local handmade crafts market, which is a good place to purchase souvenirs.

     

    Overnight in Lhasa.

  • Day 03
    Lhasa Suburb

    Highlights:

    Drepung Monastery

    Drepung Monastery was built in 1416 and is the largest monastery of the Gelug Sect. It covers an area of 250,000 square meters.

    This is the largest monastery in the world and once housed 10,000 monks and nuns. It was built in 1419 and the second, third and fourth Dalai Lamas lived and were entombed here. A visit to the kitchen of this monastery is a must. Look out for the washing machine in which the monks mix their butter tea!

    Sera Monastery is located in the northern suburb of Lhasa City.

    The monastery was named Sera which means wild rose in the Tibetan language, because the hill behind it was covered with wild roses in bloom when the monastery was built. From  Mon ~ Fri, every afternoon, you'll be able to see monks debating at Sera Monastery.

    Overnight in Lhasa.

  • Day 04
    Lhasa-Gyantse-Shigatse (B)

    Highlights: Yamdrok Lake

    It takes you about 1.5 hrs to drive from Lhasa to Kambala Pass[4794m high, visit Yamdrok Lake there, which is one of the three holy lakes in Tibet.

    Mt Nojin Kangsang stands tall with an elevation of 7,191 m (23,592 ft) between Gyantze County and Nagarzê County, with several snow-capped mountains over 6,000 m (19,685 ft) surrounding it. Mount Nojin Kangsang is the most accessible glacier site on the Tibetan Plateau. The famous Kharola Glacier (elevation 5,560 m or 18,241 ft) is below the south ridge of Nojin Kangsang.

    Overnight in Shigatse.

  • Day 05
    Shigatse — Tingri — Rongbuk/EBC (B)

    Highlights: Tashilump Monastery

    Optional: Rongbuk Monastery

    Tashilunpo Monastery: Visit Tashilunpo Monastery in the morning. It is one of the Six Big Monasteries of Gelugpa (or Yellow Hat Sect) in Tibet. Also called the Heap of Glory, the monastery is located at the foot of Drolmari (Tara's Mountain), Shigatse. Founded by the First Dailai Lama in 1447, the monastery's structure was expanded by the Fourth and successive Panchen Lamas. It covers an area of nearly 300,000 square meters. The main structures found in the monastery are Maitreya Chapel, Panchen Lama's Palace and Kelsang Temple. Tashilhunpo is the seat of Panchen Lama since the Fourth Panchen Lama took charge in the monastery, and there are now nearly 800 lamas.

    Rongbuk Monastery : Drive to Rongbuk Monastery in the afternoon. It's bumpy road with stone paved from Tingri to Rongbuk Monastery which takes about 3 hrs. drive. After your arrival, rest for acclimatization at the guesthouse of Rongbuk monastery, explore around and visit the highest monastery in the world on your own expense or enjoy the stunning sunset if the weather is good.

    Overnight in Guesthouse of Rongbuk Monastery or nomad tent in EBC.

  • Day 06
    Rongbuk/EBC—Zhangmu

    Highlights: Everest Base Camp

    Get up early, you can enjoy the stunning sunrise at the top of the world. Then drive to Mt. Everest Base Camp [5200m] and touch the roof of the world. Drive to Zhangmu in the afternoon.

    Overnight in Zhangmu.

  • Day 07
    Zhangmu — Sino-Nepal Friendship Bridge(B)

    After your breakfast, drive to Sino-Nepal Friendship Bridge.

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