Start 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 Panchen Lama.
At 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 and base camp, drive by way of the amazing Himalayas along the "Friendship Highway" to Kathmandu in Nepal.
Touring, driving, trekking and camping in Tibet in altitudes between 4390m (14400ft) and 5150m (16,900ft). Overland travel from Lhasa to Kathmandu, Nepal, with 6 days of trekking in the North Mt. Everest Base Camp area. The trek portion will be supported by Tibetan or Nepali Sherpa team that includes a 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.
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.
|DAYS||ITINERARY for Tibet Everest Trek:|
Fly Kathmandu, Chengdu or Beijing to Lhasa in Tibet. Hotel.
Visit Potala Palace, Norbulinka, Drepung & Sera monasteries, Jokhang Temple, and Barkhor Bazaar. Hotel.
|4-5||LHASA - GYANTSE - SHIGATSE
Drive to Gyantse. Visit the Khumbhum Stupa & Phalkor Monastery. Next day drive to Shigatse and visit the Tashilungpo Monastery. Hotels.
Drive XIGATSE to TINGRI. Meet trek guide and crew. Overnight Camp.
TINGRI - RONGPHU TREK
|11||NORTH EVEREST BASE CAMP
Optional day-hike to Everest Base Camp and Rongbuk Glacier.
Overnight Camp at Rongphu.
RONGPHU - TINGRI - ZANGMU