8 day private tour to Mt. Everest Base camp to Nepal Border This journey will start by exploring the holy city of Lhasa. You will see the main Buddhist sites in the city including Jokhang Temple, Drepung Monastery,Norbulingka Palace, Sera Monastery and the Potala Palace. You will also be able to explore the Old Town of Lhasa and rub shoulders with some of the thousands of pilgrims who are here each day. Altogether, you will spend 3 nights in Lhasa. Next, you will make the scenic drive to Shigatse going via Yamdrok Lake, Karo La Glacier and the Gyantse Kumbum Stupa. From Shigatse, you will then drive to the North Face Base Camp of Mt. Everest where you will be rewarded with an up-close view of the world’s highest peak! From Everest, you will then drive to Old Tingri where you will see more view of himalaya, after drive to Zhangmu and towards Kathmandu,Nepal. This will be an amazing journey that will allow you to see many of the best places Tibet has to offer! Please e mail us for detail information. email@example.com
Tour Type: 8-Day Private Tour
Group Size: Depend On Travelers
Tour Duration: 8 Days
Price: Depend On Season
Arrive in Lhasa, Tibet via plane or train. Upon arrival in Lhasa (3700m) you will be welcomed by your English-speaking Tibetan Guide and Tibetan Driver and we will bring you to your hotel. Overnight at 3 star Kyichu Hotel, located in the heart of Lhasa city (B)=breakfast
In Lhasa (3700m) we explore the Jokhang Temple, the most sacred monastery in Tibet, and the surrounding Bharkor bazaar, the bustling Lhasa market. In the afternoon we go to Sera Monastery to watch the monks debate in centuries-old manner. Overnight at 3 star Kyichu Hotel, located in the heart of Lhasa city (B)=breakfast
In Lhasa (3700m) we tour the Potala Palace, the winter palace of the Dalai Lama built in the 17th century by the fifth Dalai Lama, and Norbulinka, the summer palace of the Dalai Lama, built in the 18th century by the seventh Dalai Lama. Overnight at 3 star Kyichu Hotel, located in the heart of Lhasa city (B)=breakfast
On this day we drive approximately 290km, first stopping along the banks of Yamdrok-Tso, the sparkling turquoise lake, for photos. After, on the way to Gyantse we cross Kampa-la (5050 m) and Karo-la Pass (5045 m) to view the Mt. Nojin Kangtsen Glacier falling down near the road. Upon arriving in Gyantse (3950m), we visit the seven-story tall Kubum Stupa and Pelkor Chode Monastery. Also, we admire the Gyantse Dzong (fort) overlooking Gyangste, famous for the British military siege led by Colonel Younghusband in 1903. Overnight in Gyangtse at 3 star Yeti hotel.
After breakfast we drive 90km from Gyangtse to Shigatse (3900m). In Shigatse we visit the Tashilhunpo Monastery, to see the future Buddha’s golden shrine. The Tashilhunpo Monastery is the seat of the Panchen Lama, the 2nd highest in the Tibetan Buddhist religious hierarchy. We also visit Shigatse Market and view the panorama of Shigatse Dzong (fort), with its architecture reminiscent of the Potala Palace. Overnight in Shigatse at 4 star Gesar hotel.
We leave Shigatse in the afternoon and drive to Shegar across Tsou-la Pass (4500m) and Gyatso-la Pass (5220m), with good weather you can see your first views of Mt. Everest. At the end of the day’s 230km journey we arrive in the evening at Pelber (New Tingri) (4300m). Overnight in Pelber at 2 star Snowland hotel.
On the final day we drive to Zhangmu, crossing over Lalung-la Pass at (5,050m) and Nyalam Pass (3,800m), taking in beautiful panoramas of the Himalayan Range including the Mt. Everest (8,848m). The drive will take approximately 8 hours from Everest Base Camp to Zhangmu (Chinese border)/Kodari (Nepalese border). Here you will cross the Friendship Bridge on foot and our Nepal agency car will transport to Kathmandu (approximately 4 hours, 150km).
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