LHASA, EVEREST Base Camp,
Great Himalayan Overland Journey from Tibet
with side trip to Rongbuk Monastery and
North Everest BaseCamp.
Best Season: April-November
- Fly over Mt. Everest from Kathmandu
to Lhasa in Tibet..
- Explore the cultural highlights of the
historic capital cities of Lhasa,
- Visit the fabled Rongbuk Glacier and
North Mt. Everest Base Camp.
- Drive overland across the Himalayas
from Tibet to Kathmandu, Nepal.
one of the best & the most popular of our
Tibet tours, the trip includes visits to all
the important places of interest in central
& south Tibet. And the highlight of the
trip is a visit to Rongbuk Monastery & the
Everest Base Camp from where the view of Everest
is the most spectacular of all.
U R - D A T E S - 2 0 0 5
31 May-09 June
28 Jun-07 July
26 July-04 Aug
23 Aug-01 Sept
2 passengers required for tours to go.
start from Kathmandu, Nepal with a flight
should arrive Kathmandu at least 2 days
to Lhasa are also available from Chengdu
and Beijing in China.
tours are available on request.
Fly Kathmandu, Chengdu or Beijing to Lhasa (3650m).
On arrival tranfer to hotel in Lhasa. Afternoon
short walk to Barkor square in central Lhasa.
Rest of the day free for rest and acclimatization.
Overnight hotel in Lhasa.
Days 02 & 03:
Lhasa Sightseeing Tours
Two full days of sightseeing tours of Lhasa.
Visit the great Potala Palace the residence
of the Dalai Lamas of Tibet; Norbulinka, the
Summer Palace; Drepung & Sera, two of the
biggest Buddhist monasteries of Tibet; the Jokhang
Temple, the holiest shirne in Tibet; and the
bustling Barkhor Tibetan Bazaar.
hotel in Lhasa.
Lhasa - Gyantse (3650m / 259 Kms).
Drive to Gyantse passing besides the beautiful
Yamdrok Tsho (Turquoise Lake), crossing the
Kamba La pass ( 4794m) and Karo La pass ( 5010m).
Overnight hotel in Gyantse.
- Tibet Travel Permit, entrance fees;
Gyantse - Shigatse ( 3900 / 90 Kms).
AM: Visit The Khumbhum Stupa & Phalkor Monastery
at Gyantse. Embark
on a 3 hour drive to Shigatse through Tibetan
farmlands and settlements. .
PM: Sight seeing Tour of The Tashilunpo Monastery
and the free Tibetan market. Overnight hotel
Shigatse - Xegar (3900m / 244 Kms).
Drive for approx 8hours over to Xegar. Overnight
hotel in Xegar.
Xegar - Rongphu Monastery (4920m.) - 60 Kms.
Drive over rocky terrain on 4-WD Landcruiser/s
to the village of Dza Rongphu. Overnight Rongphu
Everest Base Camp Excursion (5090m.)
A 2 hr. trek from The Rongbuk Monastery will
lead you to the base of the highest peak on
earth - The North Face Of Mount Everest (8848m.)
Or Mount Quomolangma in Tibetan. Explore the
Base Camp and The Rongphu glacier. Retreat to
lodge. Later in the afternoon, return to Tingri
(approx 96 Kms / 3hrs). Overnight Snow Leopard.
Drive Tingri to Nyalamu (3750m.) - 214 Kms.
Drive downhill to Nyalam crossing two spectacular
passes - The Lalung La (5082m.) & Nyalamu
(3800m.) PASS. Overnight Snowlion Guest House.
Nyalamu - Kathmandu (1200m.) - 150 Kms.
Drive downhill to Zhangmu and to The Friendship
Bridge where transportation awaits for the Groups
final journey to Kathmandu. End of tour.
- twin share accommodation in respective hotels;
- tours and transfers with English speaking guide;
- all land transport in 4-Wheel Drive jeeps;
- breakfast everyday.
EXTRAS - as applicable:
- China Group Visa fees (US$ 50 per person);
- Departure Tax at Kathmandu airport (Rs. 1100);
- lunches & dinners; refreshments, bottled/alcoholic
- any tips (hotels, restaurants, guide, driver,
- photography charges at monasteries/palaces/sites;
- Nepal re-entry Visa (multiple entry visas are
- extras cost for up-grading rooms at hotels if/when
- any cost arising from political disturbances,
strikes, cancellation of flights, deviation in
program, delays due to landslides/ road blockage,
- Any services in Kathmandu/Nepal (hotels, transport,
relevant Terms & Conditions apply)
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