Mount Everest Tibet tour is a complete tour package that covers the major attractions of Lhasa and Central Tibet and once in a lifetime experience of Everest Base Camp. The journey begins with Kathmandu to Kerung overland drive and ends by flying to Kathmandu from Lhasa. Witness Buddhist prayer ceremonies, visit the homes of local Tibetans and observe religious customs to give you an insight into the Tibetan life and spiritual practices.
Tibet is famous for its religious values, art, history, monuments, and many more. But, the best part of a trip to Tibet is Mount Everest. It is also the main goal most of the travelers there. Also, it is the best way to see the stunning view of Mount Everest from the north side. This site provides a clear and mesmerizing view of the magnificent Mount Everest. It is also considered as the best trek of Tibet.
Mount Everest is called Mount Qomolangma in Tibet. It is not just a journey of entertainment; instead, it is a matter of pride to be in the lap of the world’s tallest mountain and witness its beauty live. Your journey will begin with a drive from Kathmandu to Kerung. On the way only, you will be able to enjoy the fantastic sceneries. When you reach Tibet, you will be able to enjoy various monasteries, palaces, and other things.
After all that, your journey will move towards the famous and breath-taking Mount Everest Base Camp. To reach there, you will be driving through the peaceful and fantastic countryside of Tibet. And, day-hike to North Everest Base camp from where the views of the North Face of Mt. Everest is incredible. The sizzling view of the mountain will never fail to stun you. You will just be amazed to see the snow-capped mountains and the clouds flowing over, the calm nature, and the fantastic landscapes. Furthermore, the sunsets and sunrise in the mountains are to die for.
Your journey is still going on. You will always have amazing places to see. You will then move towards Lasha, where you will visit various historical and religious monasteries like Tashilumpo and other palaces. After visiting the Palaces and monasteries of Lhasa, Gyantse, and Shigatse overland drive to the famous Rongphu Monastery. Afterward, we drive back to Kathmandu through the overland drive.
Duration: 08 days
Highest Altitude: 5300 m
Trek Grade: Strenuous
Joining in: Kathmandu Nepal
Location: Lhasa Everest base camp
Best time: Autumn (August, Sept, & Oct), spring (March & April) & summer (May, June & July)
Guide: Government certified hiking & trekking Guide
Lodging: Twin sharing tea house/guest house accommodation private room, on request can provide single room also for single travelers depends on room availability in season time in busy trekking routes. Tented camping will be done during the base camp stay.
Food: Breakfasts Lunch and dinners (typical Tibetan cuisine – vegetarian option usually available)
Day 01 - Kathmandu (1300) -Kerung Border (145 Km) (2200M) 06-07 hours drive
Early in the Morning scenic drive to Kerung Border (Nepal-Tibet Border) through the beautiful Nepalese countryside and after necessary border formalities at Nepalese immigration, an hour adventurous uphill drive by Bus & Jeep (usually) or 2 hour walk uphill (in case of landslide to Chinese immigration, check-in to hotel or Continue drive to Kerung. Stay overnight at Guest House.
Day 02 - KERONG – TINGRI /SHEGAR (4350M), 265KM, APPROX DRIVE 07-08 HRS:
Today our drive is to the highest plateau of the world with typical landscape offering the sheer feeling of being on the roof of the world crossing over the 5,050 meters LA LUNGA pass, from where you can view the breathtaking mountain range from Mt.Cho Oyu (8,201m) Mt.Xishapagma ( 8,012m) dwarfed by the vastness of Tibetan plateau (if weather permits). One can also take a magnificent view of Mt. Everest (8,848m) from Tingri/ SHEGAR. Overnight at Guesthouse.
Day 03 - Drive to Rongbuk Monastery 4,950 m and to Everest Base Camp.
From New Tingri and Shegar (Xegar), our route diverts away from the main highway towards the North Everest base camp with a scenic drive to Rongbuk through the beautiful Tibetan countryside. Explore Rongbuk Monastery (highest monastery in the world) – You can then view the spectacular sight of Mount Everest. You have the opportunity to explore Everest Base Camp (5150m.) The base camp itself is dry and barren, but the views of Everest more than compensates for it. It truly is an excellent place with the sheer north face of the highest mountain in the world towering above you — overnight accommodation at a guest house.
Day 04 - Visit Everest Base Camp and drive to Xigatse (3900m)
Today we explore around Everest Base Camp and to watch the sunrise on Mt. Everest. It is an exact awe-inspiring place with the entire north face of the highest mountain in the world soaring above you. You can Rent a horse cart or walk to the Everest BC and explore around Proceed with beautiful drive traverse Gyatchu La (5,220m), the most elevated pass in transit to Lhasa using Lhatse from here views to Mt. Kailash Bifurcates to the west. Xigatse is a standout amongst the most generally huge towns in Tibet.
Day 05 - Xigatse to Gyantse – (3950m) 90km to Lhasa
In the morning, visit the Tashilunpo Monastery and the free bazaar of Xigaste. Tashilumpo lies at the foot of Drolmari, or Tara’s Mountain, on the western side of Shigatse. It is one of Tibet’s most potent cloisters, established in 1477 by Gendun Drubpa, the first Dalai Lama. Inside the gallery, the Maitreya Chapel is the tallest building and houses the world’s biggest metal statue of Buddha at 26.2 meters (86 feet) high, situated on a 3.8 meter (12 foot) high lotus throne made of gold, metal and valuable pearls, After lunch set out on a charming 2 hours head to Gyantse with its astounding locales Khumbum, Palkor Chode Monastery, and Gyantse Dzong. From Gyantse, a picturesque drive crossing the 2 passes The Karo La (5010m) and Kamba La (4794 m) pass and Lake Yamdrok Tso (Turquoise Lake). You will cross the Tibetan lifeline river Bramha Putra(Yarlung Tsangpo) and see the distant views of the Potala Palace. Overnight in Lhasa
Day 06 - Lhasa Sightseeing Tour
Today we explore the heart of Tibet with taking the special tour; our tour begins with a visit to Sera Monastery, Sera, in Tibetan, means “Wild Rose Garden” since opulent wild rose woods once grew around it. The Sera monastery was completed in 1419. The Monastery is erected grandly at a mountain slope with colorful architecture, Explore Norbulinka Palace, in Tibetan ‘beautiful gardens’, and the summer palace of the Dalai Lama. At serene Sera Monastery, enjoy watching the monks animatedly debating the Buddhist scriptures and see the beautiful collection of ancient murals and statues as well as scriptures written in gold powder, beautiful scroll paintings, tapestries and Thangka that can be seen throughout. Visit the Jokhang Temple, a spiritual center of Tibetan people. Every day, many Buddhists from every corner of Tibet come to burn incense to worship here. Follow the pilgrimage circuit along the ancient streets of the old town around Barkhor Bazaar and return to the hotel for overnight.
Day 07 - Another full day tour in Lhasa
Today we will explore the Potala Palace and Drepung Monastery. The 17th century Potala Palace offers an excellent view of entire city and also has private quarters of the Dalai Lama, numerous grand state rooms and chapels, you are guided thought ancient chamber of the palace and get to see Tibetan art and statues, After visit Potala palace enjoy the solemnity of holy Dreprung Monastery one of the largest Monastery in Tibet which was built in 14th century used to shelter around 10,000 monks, where you can observe many nuns and monks chanting and performing religious discourses, but as now there has been quite a declination resulting in only a few hundred. Tibetans’ respect and belief are immensely knotted with this monastery, evening free for Shopping return back to the hotel for overnight.
Day 08 - Final departure from Lhasa
Early morning drive to the airport for departure flight to Kathmandu or your onward destination.
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