Everest Base Camp Trekking Tour

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Visit: Lhasa, Gyantse, Shigatse, Shigar, old Tingri, LungThang, Lamna La, Zommug, Rongbuk, Everest Base camp

Brief Introduction:    

In this tour, you will experience the journey to the Roof of the World, climb the spectacular Potala Palace, visit various and mysterious local Tibetan temples, view the pure scenery of pilgrim road, and finally trek to the Everest Base Camp.

Day 1

Destinations: Arrive in Lhasa (Elevation 3650m) 70km 1.5hrs

Today's Activities:On our way to hotel, we can enjoy the heart-beating highland view along this Yarlong Tsangpo river (the longest river in Tibet). Get full rest for acclimatization. Overnight at Lhasa


Day 2

Destinations: Sightseeing in Lhasa (Elevation 3650m)

Today's Activities:Today we will visit the highest palace in the world— Potala Palace which is the Dalai Lama's winter palace. It locates on the red hill, a good viewing point in Lhasa. In the afternoon, we go to the renowned Jokhang Temple which will provide us one of your first sights of devout Tibetans. In the temple we will see the glistening Sakyamuni statue which is considered as Tibetan Buddhism's rarity. After then, stroll around the bustling Barkhor Street. Overnight at Lhasa

Meals: lunch

Day 3

Destinations: Lhasa-Yamdrok-Gyantse-Shigatse(Elevation3500m) 350km 6-7hrs

Today's Activities:Today we will start our journey to other places of Tibet. About hundred kilometers, you will appreciate the holy Lake of Yamdrok Yumtso . Drive to historical city Gyantse. On the way, we can see the Karola Glacier. Visit Pelkhor monastery for its famous Kumbum Pagoda. The only which contains different Tibetan Buddhism sects in Tibet. Overnight at Shigatse

Meals: lunch

Day 4

Destinations: Shigatse- Shigar (Elevation 4050m) 270 km 4-5hrs

Today's Activities:In the morning visit the great Tashilumpo monastery, a very big and complex monastery in Tibet. Then,you will transverse along the Friendship Highway amidst picturesque landscape driving past small town of Lhatse and Gyatso La pass at 5220m. As the route opens into plains, many monasteries and camps of nomadic herders become visible en route to Tingri stay in Everest hotel.

Meals: lunch

Day 5

Destinations: Shigar to old Tingri (Elevation 4390m) 60km 2 hrs

Today's Activities:A rest day stay at Tingri for camping and to ensure further acclimatization for highlands. Your camping crew will set up a camp little off the friendship highway. Views of surrounding mountains are near your campsite is awesome.

Meals: lunch

Day 6

Destinations: Trek to LungThang(Elevation 4510m) Trekking 4hrs

Today's Activities:From Tingri plain towards Everest As you near the village of Chholung, a small Gompa comes into sight. Further on, barren plains open up. Amazingly, these barren fields local villagers yield good harvest of barley. Mostly, you will find herders in this territory. We will campsite at Lung Thang to spend the night. (Trekking 4hrs)

Meals: breakfast

Day 7

Destinations: Trek to Lamna La (Elevation 5150 m) Trekking 5hrs

Today's Activities:As you ascend to Lamna La pass at 5,150m, you may find the trail quite strenuous. But as soon as you will attract by surrounding mountain peaks, you will realize that this trek has indeed been very self-rewarding and worthwhile. Camping atop this pass dwarfs other materialistic pleasures. (Trekking 5hrs)

Meals: lunch

Day 8

Destinations: Trek to Zommug (Elevation 5200 m) Trekking 5hrs

Today's Activities:Further away from Langma la pass, you have to take steep descents through verdant vegetation. En route, you will encounter yak herders. The trail continues towards the whitewashed walls and barren fields of Zommug village. local villagers are largely dependent on animal husbandry for livelihood. At a superb location, you will camp for the night.(Trekking 5hrs)

Meals: breakfast

Day 9

Destinations: Trek to Rongbuk (Elevation 5000m) Trekking 3hrs

Today's Activities:After breakfast you march towards Rongbuk. Within few hours along Rongbuk Glacier, North Face of Everest becomes visible flaunting its unparallel beauty. Rongbuk Monastery lies ahead 10 kilometers below Everest Base Camp at an elevation of5000 m, at the Rongbuk.This monastery was reconstructed from Cultural Revolution. Rongbuk is regarded as a gateway to Mount Everest. We will camp and stay here with the view of Mount Everest as the backdrop. (Trekking 3hrs)

Meals: lunch

Day 10

Destinations: Trek to Everest Base camp (Elevation 5220m) Trekking 2hrs

Today's Activities:It is a 9 km walk to the base of Mt. Everest. The base camp itself is dry and barren, but the views of Everest more than compensate for this. It is a truly awe-inspiring place with the sheer north face of the highest mountain in the world towering above you after a while back to Rongbuk. (Trekking 2hrs)

Meals: lunch

Day 11

Destinations: Rongbuk Drive to Shigatse 350km

Today's Activities:You have to take a 35okm from Rongbuk to Shigatse same way as you come. Over night stay at hotel.

Meals: lunch

Day 12

Destinations: Shigatse to Lhasa 280km.

Today's Activities:After breakfast leave the hotel and drive to Lhasa alone the Yarlungtsangpo river about 5 hour drive. After check in free.


Day 13

Destinations: Lhasa to the airport 70km

Today's Activities:Your time is your own, until you are ready to be transferred to the airport for your departure.



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