TIBET EVEREST ENCOUNTER
5 days trekking to the Famous North Everest
Best Season: April-November
- Fly over Mt. Everest from
Kathmandu to Tibet.
- Explore the cultural highlights
of the Tibetan heartland.
- Trek over stunning landscape to
North Mt. Everest Base Camp.
- Drive over the Himalayas from
Tibet to Nepal.
your journey to Tibet with a spectacular flight
over the snow capped Himalayan mountains past
Mt. Everest, Malaku and Kanchanjunga. In Lhasa
visit the Potala, the famous palace of the Dalai
Lama, Norbulinkha, the great Drepung Monastery
and the holy Jokhang Temple. Walk amongst the
crowded Tibetan market - the bustling Barkor
Bazaar. Drive past the beautiful Turquoise lake
on the way to the historic town of Gyantse with
its unique multi-storied Kumbum Stupa. At Shigatse
walk through the massive Tashilungpo monastery
and visit the memorial 'Chorten' of the late
the high plains of Old Tingri meet up with the
trek crew and start trekking to North Everest
Base Camp. The trek will take you up the historic
expedition route from Old Tingri to Rongbuk
Monastery crossing the Langma La pass (16,900
ft). Later hike up to the North Everest Base
Camp and explore the Rongbuk glacier set directly
below the massive north-face of Mount Everest.
After gazing at the worlds highest mountain
scenery from Rongbuk drive by way of the amazing
Himalayas Highway to Kathmandu in Nepal.
overland driving, trekking and camping in Tibet
in altitudes between 4390m (14400ft) and 5150m
(16,900ft). Overland travel from Lhasa to Kathmandu,
in Nepal, with 6 days of trekking in the North
Mt. Everest Base Camp area. The trek portion
will be supported by a Nepali Sherpa team that
includes a camp cook who will prepare all meals.
All camping equipment will be provided. While
trekking, clients carry small day-pack only
and walk at easy pace as this trek is designed
for a more relaxed pace. All equipment and luggage
will be carried by yaks and/or truck.
1) 11-24 May, 2004
2) 12-25 June, 2004
3) 13-26 July, 2004
4) 21 Aug-03 Sep, 2004
5) 14-27 September, 2004
6) 12-25 October, 2004
1) 10-23 May, 2005
2) 14-27 June, 2005
3) 12-23 July, 2005
4) 09-22 August, 2005
5) 13-26 September, 2005
6) 11-24 October, 2005
Pax: US$ 2600 per person
5-9 Pax: US$ 2400 per person
10+ Pax: US$ 2000 per person
Single room supplement:
US$ 250 per person.
Airfare Extra (as applicable):
Kathmandu/Lhasa: US$ 285
Beijing/Lhasa: US$ 320
Chengdu/Lhasa: US$ 220
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.
01: Fly KATHMANDU/LHASA.
Rest of the day free in Lhasa to acclimatize.
Overnight Kyichu Hotel.
02: LHASA SIGHTSEEING
Sightseeing of POTALA PALACE, SERA MONASTERY
& NORBULINGKA PALACE. Overnight Kyichu Hotel.
03: LHASA SIGHTSEEING
Sightseeing of DREPUNG & JOKHANG MONASTERY
& BARKHOR MARKET.
Overnight Kyichu Hotel.
Drive LHASA to GYANTSE via YAMDROK TSHO (Turquoise
Afternoon sightseeing of PHALKOR MONASTERY,
KUMBUM STUPA and GYANTSE MARKET. Overnight GYANTSE
Drive GYANTSE to XIGATSE. Afternoon sightseeing
tour of TASHILUNGPO MONASTERY and XIGATSE MARKET.
Overnight XIGATSE Hotel.
Drive XIGATSE to TINGRI. Meet trek guide and
Start trek along Ra Chhu stream to beyond Chholling
and Lungjhang villages (14,900 ft).
Continue trek to Drokpa encampment below Lamna
La (15,600 ft).
Cross over Lamna La (16,900 ft) to Drakaa Chuu
Trek up Drakaa Chhu river to Rongbuk Monastery
11: EVREST BASE CAMP
Optional day-hike to Everest Base Camp and Rongbuk
Drive over the Pang La pass back to Old Tingri.
Drive over the Himalayas and down to border
town of ZANGMU.
Overnight ZANGMU Hotel.
- Tibet Permit
& entrance fees;
After going through Chinese Immigrations, cross
the Friendship Bridge into Nepal and drive to
Kathmandu. End of Tour.
- English speaking Tibet guide;
- Twin share accommodation in hotel/tent;
- All transport and tours in
Tibet as per itinerary.
- Breakfast during hotel stays;
- All meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) during
- Camping services and cook for trekking;
- Yaks/porters/truck for trekking equipment/luggage
- Field staff insurance.
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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