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About the Activity:

  • Invoke in this exciting 11 days 10 nights trip from Lhasa to Mount Everest and get a chance to explore the authentic Tibetan culture
  • Begin your tour after getting picked up from the airport or train station in a private vehicle and transfer to the hotel.
  • Visit some of the most famous places like Jokhang temple, Bhakor street, Sera monastery, Potala palace, and the bustling Lhasa market.  
  • Commence your journey towards the Mount Everest base camp and on the way visit Yamdrok lake, Tashilhunpo Monastery.
  • Get ready for some of the most challenging treks from Lamna-la pass to Zommug and from Zommug to the Everest Basecamp.
  • Marvel at the sunrise over the Mount Everest as your morning tea.
  • Conclude your tour after getting transferred to the airport or the train station.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 -

    Arrive in Lhasa

    Arrive in Lhasa, Tibet via plane or train.

    Upon arrival in Lhasa (3700m) get welcomed by your Tibetan Guide and Tibetan Driver who will bring you to your hotel.

    Overnight in Lhasa at 4 star hotel

  • Day 2 -

    Lhasa Tour With Local Guide

    In Lhasa (3700m) explore the Jokhang Temple, the central monastery in Tibet, and the surrounding Bhakor Street, the bustling Lhasa market.

    In the afternoon go to Sera Monastery to watch the monks debate in centuries-old manner.

    In Lhasa (3700m) visit the Potala Palace, the winter palace of the Dalai Lama.

    Overnight in Lhasa at 4 hotel.

  • Day 3 -

    Lhasa-Yamdrok Lake-Gyangtse

    On this day drive approximately 290km, first stopping along the banks of Yamdrok-Tso, the sparkling turquoise lake, for photos.

    After, on the way to Gyantse cross Kampa-la (5050 m) and Karo-la Pass (5045 m) to view the Mount Nojin Kangtsen Glacier falling down near the road.

    Upon arriving in Gyantse (3950m), visit the seven-story tall Kubum Stupa and Pelkor Chode Monastery.

    Overnight in Gyangtse at 3 star hotel.

  • Day 4 -

    Gyangtse-Shigatse-Pelber (New Tingri)

    After breakfast drive 90km from Gyangtse to Shigatse (3900m).

    In Shigatse visit the Tashilhunpo Monastery, to see the future Buddha’s golden shrine.

    Visit Shigatse Market and view the panorama of Shigatse Dzong (fort), with its architecture reminiscent of the Potala Palace.

    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.

    In the evening arrive at Pelber (New Tingri) (4300m).

    Overnight in Pelber at 2 star Hotel.

  • Day 5 -

    Trek from Old Tingri to Lungthang

    Begin your trek in Old Tingri and start by going through the Tingri plain.

    Along a part of the Ra-chu Valley, see the beautiful valley scenery with extensive meadows and flocks of sheep and goats.

    Throughout the day visit a small gompa in Chholun.

    After 12km and 5 hours of trekking, spend the night in a comfortable campsite in Lunthang (4510m)

    Overnight in Lunthang. (Camping)

  • Day 6 -

    Trek from Lungthang to Lamna-La Pass

    The challenging trekking really starts today as you go up into the mountains.

    Much uphill walking is done and climb towards the top of Lamna-la (5150m).

    After trekking 8 hours covering 21km camp beyond the top of this pass.

    Overnight at Lamna-la Pass. (Camping)

  • Day 7 -

    Trek from Lamna-La Pass to Zommug

    In the morning descend steeply into lush vegetation.

    Camp will be made in the small village of Zommug (4790m).

    Truly amazing views can be seen as the sun sets in this barren town.

    Overnight in Zommug. (Camping)

  • Day 8 -

    Zommug-Rongbuk Monastery-Everest Base Camp

    On our last day of trekking wind your way to the end destination of Rongbuk Everest Base Camp.

    Along the way visit the Dza Rongbuk monastery and gompas.

    Overnight at Everest Base Camp area at Black Yak Hair tea tent dormitory, (No private bathroom and no shower).

  • Day 9 -

    Rongbuk Monastery-Shigatse

    Wake up in the early morning to see the stunning sunrise over Mt. Everest, the highest peak on earth at 8,848m (29,029 ft).

    Take the Ecobus and take pictures in front of its imposing face.

    Drive 630km to Shigatse (3900m) and be wrapped again in the endless vistas of the Tibetan plateau

    Overnight in Shigatse at 3 star hotel.

  • Day 10 -

    Shigatse-Lhasa

    After breakfast depart Shigatse and drive 280km all the way back to Lhasa along the Northern Route and the Yarlung Tsangpo River.

    Overnight in Lhasa at 4 star hotel

  • Day 11 -

    Depart from Lhasa

    Transfer to Lhasa train station or Lhasa airport or the train station.

    End of trip.

Stay

    7
  • 4 star hotel in Lhasa
  • 7
  • 3 star hotel in Gyantse and Shigatse

Meal

    7
  • 11 Breakfasts

Activity

    7
  • Sightseeing
  • 7
  • Trekking

Other Inclusions

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  • All the required Tibet permit
  • 7
  • Tibetan english speaking tour guide
  • 7
  • Price for the car transportation inside Lhasa (taxis) and outside Lhasa (Vehicle)
  • 7
  • Administrative fee
  • 7
  • Vehicle tolls and vehicle repairs (if necessary)
  • 7
  • Entrance fee for the places listed in the Itinerary
  • 7
  • Trekking equipment (Tent, sleeping bag, Mattress)
  • 7
  • Cook and food for the trek as mentioned in the itinerary

Transport

    7
  • Shared Vehicle
  • 7
  • Innova / Traveller and Taxis depending on the number of people

Things To Carry

    7
  • Comfortable Footwear
  • 7
  • Flashlight With Extra Batteries
  • 7
  • Extra Set of Clothes

Tour Type

    7
  • This activity can be availed as a private or group tour

Cancellation Policy

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  • If cancellations are made 15 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of booking value will be charged as cancellation fees
  • 7
  • If cancellations are made 7-15 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of booking value will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • 7
  • If cancellations are made within 0-7 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of booking value will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • 7
  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and in such cases the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However no refund will be provided for the same.

Refund Policy

    7
  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 15 business days

Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 12 hours of successful booking
  • 7
  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
  • 7
  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking and a full refund will be processed.

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