Lhasa Everest Base Camp Overland Tibet Tour – 7 Nights 8 Days; Fly in/Drive out or V/V allows explore Tibet and its cultural and historical sites in detail. The trip of Lhasa Everest Base Camp Overland Tibet Tour starts from Lhasa and concludes at Kerung/Gyirong Border Crossing or Zhangmu/Kodari Border (Nepal –Tibet) following the itinerary of Friendship highway in Tibet. Lhasa is the city of sunshine and it holds numbers of cultural and historical sites such as Potala Palace, Norbulingka Palace, Jokhang Temple, Drepung Monasteries and etc. You will visit Shigatse via Gyantse exploring Khumbun and Phalkhor monasteries, the second largest city of Tibet where the stunning Panchen Lama’s Tashilompo Monastery is located. In this course of traveling, you will also visit the Stunning North Mount Everest Base Camp following the rough trail from Tingri to Rongbuk.
Due to the devastating earthquake happened in April 2105, we are no longer able to operate tours via the Kodari border as the Kodari border is yet to be opened until further notification. However, tours are being run via Lhasa or Kerung/Gyring Border Crossing. Please check out Lhasa – EBC – Lhasa 8 Days Escorted Tour for the latest itinerary and also please check HW’s recent blog to know about it.
Pick you up from Lhasa airport or Train station – You will arrive in Lhasa either from Kathmandu or mainland China (Beijing/Chengdu). Full rest for acclimatization – O/N at Hotel.
Two Full Days Sightseeing Tour In Lhasa; Visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple & Barkhor Bazaar, Drepung Monastery, and Sera Monastery – O/N at Hotel.
Drive to Gyantse via Yamadroke Lake and high passes: Kora LA (5,010m) & Kamba La (4,794m). Sight-seeing in Gyantse including Pholkor & Kumbum Monastery and scenic drive to Xigatse (1.5hrs) through the typical Tibetan Countryside- Hotel.
AM: Visit Panchen Lama’s Tashilhumpu Monastery. Then Drive to Xegar crossing over Gyatchula (a pass of 5,200m) – O/N at Guest House
Rongbuk 90 KM Then Drive to Xegar crossing over Gyatchula (a pass of 5,200m) and drive to Rongbuk. O/N at Guest House.
Rent a horse cart or walk to the Everest Base Camp (EBC) and explore around – back to Rongbuk – Drive back to Tingri and further to Kerung. One can enjoy the magnificent view of the Mt. Xishapagma (8,212m) & Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201m). Overnight at Guest house at Kerung
After necessary border formalities at Kerung (Gyirong) border crossing; continue scenic drive to Kathmandu through the green lush countryside- transfer to your Hotel. Our representative will be waiting for you at the border Nepal side. Continue to drive to Kathmandu.
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