Lhasa Tour via Everest Base Camp – 10 Days
Lhasa Tour via Everest Base Camp is best suited for those adventure seekers who wish
to explore the world’s highest base camp, arid landscapes, ancient culture and tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. This tour is a comprehensive tour of Tibet with visits to the cultural and historical attractions of Tibet majorly. The tour includes all the important places of interest in central and south part of Tibet, including a visit to Rongbuk monastery (Ancient & Highest Monastery in Tibet) and Mt. Everest base camp. Hence, this tour is safe and suitable even for the child and to all kinds of senior people.
Exploring stunning Everest Base Camp, visiting Potala Palace, guided
Sightseeing to explore main attraction of around and adventure overland journey with marvelous
Views and beautiful cultural experience of dry plateau
Itinerary of Overland Lhasa Tour via Everest Base Camp
Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu to Kerung (3550 m), 7 hrs
You will departure from Kathmandu in the early morning to Nepal – Tibet boarder enjoying the great local landscapes driving along the friendship highway. There will be immigration formalities both Nepal and Tibet side then after you will continue drive up the steep switch back road to Kerung. Overnight stay in Kerung at guesthouse with breakfast.
Day 02: Drive from Kerung to Tingri (4350 m), 5 hrs
With morning breakfast, the Journey commences towards Tingri which goes across the Tibetan plateau with stunning Mountain views from Lalung-La pass (5050m). Tingri is an old town, from where you will be able to watch more views of the Mt. Everest and Mt. Cho-Oyu. Overnight in Tingri with a very basic guest house (dormitory room with common toilet).
Day 03: Drive from Tingri to Rongbuk village (4920 m), 4 hrs
Today you will reach to Mt. Everest Base Camp today, Rongbuk, where the highest Monastery in the world situates. It is situated some 8 km from Everest Base Camp. You will be able to view the magnificent valley of Mount Everest and Cho-Oyu that can be seen from the guest house. Overnight in Rongbuk with a very basic guest house (Dormitory room with common toilet).
Day 04: Rongbuk to Shigatse (3900 m), 8 hrs
There will be a morning excursion to the Mt. Everest Base Camp. As usual after the breakfast, we head to Shigatse, which is one of the historical towns of Tibet. On the way, you will enjoy Sakya Monastery which is one of the largest Monasteries in Tibet for Sakyapa group of Mahayana Buddhism. In Shigatse, you will visit the Tashilhunpo Monastery. This is the official Panchen Lama’s residence. Overnight stay in Shigatse at a comfortable hotel with attached bath rooms.
Day 05: Drive from Shigatse to Gyantse (3950 m), 2 hrs
After the visit in the Tashilhunpo Monastery of Shigatse, there will be a short drive to Gyantse with its amazing sites – Khumbum, Pelkor Chode Monastery and Gyantse Dzong. Overnight stay in Gyantse at a comfortable hotel with attached bathroom.
Day 06: Drive from Gyantse to Lhasa (3650 m), via Yamdrok Tso Lake: 7 hrs
The main feature of this day is the beautiful turquoise lake (Yamdrok Tso). After crossing the Kamba- La, Karo La and the Yarlung River (Brahmaputra), the journey ends in Lhasa. Overnight stay in Lhasa at a comfortable hotel with attached bathroom.
Day 07: Sightseeing tour with guide (full day)
There will be the sightseeing tour with a guide of Lhasa. You will visit Jokhang temple, Barkhor Bazaar, Potala Palace and Norbulingka Palace (the summer Palace of Dalai Lama). Overnight stay at a same hotel.
Day 08: Sightseeing tour with guide (full day)
There will be the sightseeing tour with a guide of Lhasa. You will visit Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery along Tibetan medical center too. Overnight stay at a same hotel.
Day 09: Flight from Lhasa to Kathmandu overnight at Hotel
Day 10: Full day Sightseeing at Swayambhunath Monkey Temple and Buddha
It is one of the world’s 2000 years old Buddhist stupa that lies on a hilltop and its origins are linked to the founding of the Kathmandu valley by draining the water of the lake by Bodhisattva Manushree., 2 km far from the main Kathmandu city. Swayambhunath manifested in the lake as a brilliant light emanating from a lotus and Manjushree let the water out by slashing a passage through the surrounding hills to facilitate paying homage to swayambhu, thus making the valley inhabitable. This spectacular Buddhist stupa with the Buddha’s eyes gaze serenely down is worth visiting and is enlisted World Heritage Site. From the hilltop the views of the Kathmandu valley and the mountains look fabulous. A huge white dome surrounded by 13 spires, the stupa is one the most sacred Buddhist sites in Nepal and the world’s most enchanting, magnificent site.
Boudhanath is the center of Tibetan culture in Nepal and is regarded one of the largest stupas in South Asia. It is located in the area of ancient trade route to Tibet where Tibetan merchants rested and offered prayers for many centuries. When refugees entered Nepal from Tibet in the 1950s, many decided to live around Boudhanath. It is one of the serene place to visit around and is enlisted World Heritage Site too.
Day 11: Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination
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Note: Because of Road conditions, weather conditions, arbitrary authorities, difficulties with local means of transport and many other influencing factors, the specified itinerary cannot be guaranteed. However, mentioned above announcement only represents the planned itinerary without guaranteeing the exact sequence in detail.