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A drive along the Friendship Highway between Nepal’s Himalayas and Tibet takes you to the mighty Everest base camp. Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour is one of the most popular holidays across the world. The ride along the Friendship Highway that stretches along the Trans Himalayan route joining two Nepal and Tibet is the lifetime adventure every traveler craves to undertake. Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour is one of the most popular holidays across the world.
The ride along the Friendship Highway that stretches along the Trans Himalayan route joining two Nepal and Tibet is the lifetime adventure every traveler craves to undertake. The journey begins with the cultural sightseeing tour of Tibet’s capital Lhasa. The cultural sightseeing tour in Lhasa comprises the visit to majestic Potala Palace, three monasteries of Shakta Sect Norbulinka, Drepung and Sera monasteries, incredible Jokhang temple and the vibrant Barkhor Square.
The prime highlight of the tour now begins to unfold as it begins to hit the road on Friendship Highway. Traversing across Khamba La Pass we come to encounter the exceedingly beautiful Yamdrok Tso Lake. The Tibetan cities like Gyantse and Shigatse that pride on historic and sacred Tibetan monasteries and fortresses are worthwhile exploring. The Tibetan landscapes from the acme of 5000m plus passes that we come across frequently are simply magnificent.
The major highlight of the trip goes on the off the beaten rugged trails to Rongbuk, the world’s highest altitude monastery and simultaneously the Everest Base Camp. Throughout the ride along the Friendship Highway, the Tibetan culture, the awe-inspiring Himalayan and the typical arid Tibetan landscapes and the cool Himalayan breeze will keep on mesmerizing you.
The final section of the trip is not less fascinating as it continues towards the Nepalese border town Kodari via high passes and fascinating Tibetan towns like Zhangmu and Nyalam. On crossing the bridge over Bhote Koshi, the Tibetan guides shall handover all your responsibilities to local Nepalese guides who will escort you to Kathmandu along the adventurous serpentine Araniko Highway.
Day 1 : Fly from Kathmandu and arrive Lhasa, hotel transfer and acclimatize day and self explore. Hotel on B/B plan
Day 2 : Full day Sightseeing in Lhasa City around by Tibetan Guide, In Lhasa visit Potala Palace, Norbulinka, Drepung and Sera monasteries, Jokhang Temple, and Barkhor Bazaar. Hotel on B/B plan
Day 3 : Drive from Lhasa to Gyantse passing Yamdrok Tso (Turquoise Lake) and crossing the Karola Pass. Visit Khumbum Stupa and Falkor Monastery. Hotel on B/B plan
Day 4 : Drive from Gyantse to Sigatse. Visit Shalu monastery and Tibetan landscape on the way. Hotel on B/B plan
Day 5 : After visiting Shigatse – Shakya – Jegar, Tashilumpo Monastery, the road to Kshegar passes through Tsola and Gyatsola. En route visit Shakya Math. Hotel on B/B plan
Day 6 : Xegar – Rongbuk Monastery, Drive over Pangla Pass to Rongpu Monastery lies beneath the massive north face of Mount Everest. Rongbuk Monastery Guest House on B/B plan
Day 7 : Mt Everest Base Camp Exploration Day, North Mt Everest Base Camp and Day Trek to Rongbuk Glacier and Guest House on B/B plan. 8 km each way from Rongbuk Monastery Guest House
Day 8 : Rongbok – Nyalam or Jangmu (Khasa just before the Nepal border) via Lalung-La Pass, drive into the Himalayas and up to the Tibet-Nepal border town of Nyalam or Jangmu. On the way visit the Millarapa Cave. Hotel on B/B plan
Day 9 – 10: Cross Border from Zangmu via friendship bridge into Nepal than drive to Kathmandu, End of Lhasa, Everest base camp to Kathmandu Tour in Kathmandu. Hotel on B/B plan
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