Experience Tibet Everest base camp tour – either from Kathmandu or Beijing or Shanghai or Chengdu
‘on world’s highest and largest plateau with tour fabled cities of Lhasa and Shigatse’
Experience Tibet Tour Highlights:
- An exciting overland Tibet Everest base camp tour on newly opened Nepal / Tibet-China border town of Kerong Fabulous views and scenery of magnificent landscapes with snow peaks of Ganesh and Langtang Himal
- Visit of ever famous and world’s highest Mt. Everest base camps with tour of old Rongbuk Monastery Crossing high passes with grand views of Tibetan plateau and range of world highest mountains
- Tour of magnificent Potala Palace with Tashilumpo monastery and colorful Barkhor market Sweeping scenic flights to Kathmandu from Lhasa with amazing panorama of Himalayan peaks
Experience Tibet Everest base camp tour, a fascinating and mesmerizing journey which you will enjoy for sure as this trip not only leads you with immense scenery of Tibetan vast landscapes and snow clad high peaks, culture and age old traditions as it was since past hundred of centuries.
Experience Tibet Everest base camp tour a journey of a lifetime experience where you will be within world’s highest and largest plateau of Tibet with exceptional and marvelous views along the drive with overnight in local guest house and tourist standard hotels.
This marvelous journey starts from the capital of Nepal in Kathmandu heading towards due North within Central Himalaya with Ganesh-Langtang and Jugal Himal range of peaks to reach at Tamang tribes country in Rasuwa around Langtang Himal.
Drive leads past nice and interesting rural farm villages and towns to enter into a newly opened frontier of Nepal / Tibet-China at Raswagaddi and Kerong village and towns, where our Tibetan counterpart native Tibetan guide and drivers will receives you and then heading into Tibetan soil and territory for a week or more.
A scenic overland drive leads on vast Tibet’s tableland with amazing views to reach first at Everest Base Camp with sweeping scenery of snow capped peaks that borders Nepal and Tibet, at Everest Base camp located past famous and old Rongbuk Monastery area.
With interesting and exciting time our journey continues heading towards the main big cities at Shigatse after crossing the highest pass of the adventure over 5,220 m at Gyatchu-La, in Shigatse which is the second biggest city in Tibet after Lhasa, with glorious time exploring its beautiful monuments around Tashilumpo Monastery complex.
Shigatse seat of His Holiness Panchen Lama which is 2nd important after Dalai Lama, from here heading towards Gyantse another interesting areas for nice visit looking at Kumbum and Palkor Monastery of great significant.
Adventure continues towards fabled Lhasa city after driving through beautiful turquoise Yamdrok Tsho Lake and over scenic Khamba-la pass with grand views of the country, and then slowly reaching into the hub of Lhasa city in the shadow of magnificent Potala Palace.
In Lhasa with time to explore its interesting sites and old monuments which includes Drefung-Shera monasteries with Jhorkhang Temple the oldest religious sites of Tibetan history and then tour of colorful Barkhor Market Square where you can observe pilgrims from all around Tibet.
Last and not the least tour of magnificent Potala Palace known as Heavenly Realm for Tibetans, the landmark of Tibet, houses 1,000 rooms official and non-official rooms inside the palace where few important rooms are allowed for visitors.
After a grand tour of Lhasa our memorable and delightful journey on Experience Tibet Tour concludes with a scenic and exciting flight back to Kathmandu with awesome views of Himalayan peaks with Mt. Everest during an hour flight. Optional adventure Everest base camp helicopter tour with landing
Day 01: Drive to Syabrubesi 1,460 m – 07 hrs journey.
Day 02: Drive to Kerung Border 2,890 m – 04 hrs drive.
Day 03: Drive to Shegar or New Tingri 4, 350 m – 06 hrs.
Day 04: Drive to Rongbuk Monastery 4,950 m – 04 hrs.
Day 05: Visit Everest Base Camp and drive to Larze 4,160 m – 06hrs.
Day 06: Drive to Shigatse 3,900 m – 04 hrs afternoon visit Tashilumpo Monastery.
Day 07: Drive to Gyantse 3,950 m visit Phalkor Monastery and Kumbum Stupa -03 hrs.
Day 08: Drive to Lhasa 3,650 m via Yamdrok Tsho Lake – 05 hrs.
Day 09-10: In Lhasa with sightseeing tour at places of great interest.
Day 11: Drive to Lhasa / Gongor Airport and fly to Kathmandu – 1 hr: 15 mins flights.