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Mount Everest Rongbuk Monastery Hiking

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 10 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 25 people
Destination(s): Tibet  
Specialty Categories: Hiking & Trekking   Cultural Journey  
Season: January - October
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1000 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2000 US Dollar (USD)

This tour consists of two parts. The first leg of the trip begins with excursion in Lhasa visiting the Potala palace,Jokhang,Sera and Drepung Monasteries.After Lhasa we drive to Tingri via Gyantse,Shigatse and Sakya,visiting all the popular monasteries along the way.The second pare of the trip will be the Mt.Everest Base Camp Trek from Tingri on the friendship Highway,it is relatively easy to access.The walk is not particularly strenuous- only one low pass must be crossed.Near the Base Camp is the reconstructed monastery of Rongbuk,once one of the largest monastic complexes in the region.The view from here of the Everest North face,perhaps is the most dramatic of tall its sides,is unforgettable.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Kathmandu - Lhasa (3650 m). Fly on air China flight to Lhasa. Upon arrival at Gonggar Airport, you shall be met by your Tibetan Guide and transfer provided to Lhasa city. O/n at Hotel Lhasa.

Days 2-3: Lhasa sightseeing tour. Visit the Potala and Norbulinka Palace, Drepung and Sera monastery, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Bazaar O/n at Hotel Lhasa.

Day 4: Lhasa to Gyantse (3650 m), 259/km. Drive to Gyantse crossing The Kamba La (4794 m) and Karo La (5010 m) pass via The Lake Yamdrok-Tso. O/n at Hotel (Gyantse Hotel) Best Hotle.

Day 5: Gyantse to Shigatse (3900 m), 90 km. AM: Visit The Khumbum Stupa & Phalkor Monastery at Gyantse. Embark on a pleasant 2 hr. drive to Shigatse. PM: Sightseeing Tour of the Tashilunpo Monastery and the free Tibetan market. O/n at Hotel (Hotel Manasarova) Best Hotel.

Day 6: Shigatse to Segar (3900 m), 244 km. Drive to (approximately 8 hr) Xegar, O/n at Guest House (Everest Hotel) Best Hotel

Day 7: Xegar to Rongphu (4920 m), 60 km. Drive over rocky terrain on 4-WD by Landcruiser/s to the village of Dza Rongphu. O/n at Rongphu Lodge (Rongbuk Hotel) Best Hotel.

Day 8: Everest Base Camp Excursion (5090 m). A 2 hr trek from The Rongbuk Monastery will lead you to the base of the highest peak on earth The North Face of Mount Everest (8848m.) Or Mount Quomolangma in Tibetan. Explore the base camp and The Ronghu Glacier. Retreat to lodge. Later in the afternoon, return to Tingri (approximately 96 km/3 hrs). O/n at Hotel (Rongbuk Hotel) Best Hotel.

Day 9: Tingri to Nyalam (3750 m), 214/km. Drive downhill to Nyalam crossing two spectacular passes- The Lalung La (5082 m) and Nyalam (3800 m) pass. O/n at Hotel (Snowland Hotel/Zhangmu Hotel) Best Hotel.

Day 10: Nyalamu to Kathmandu (1200 m), 123 km. Drive downhill to Zhangmu and to The Friendship Bridge where transportation awaits for the Groups final journey to Kathmandu.

Tour Details:
- Duration: 8 days
- Destination: Nyalam, Tingri, Mt. Everest
- Maximum Altitude: 5220 m
- Best Season: Jan, Feb, March, April, May, June, Aug, Sept, Oct
- Photo Spot: Rongbuk Monastery, Thangla Pass, Gyantso La Pass, Gyawula Pass.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Sightseeing tour in Lhasa city as per above programs
- Land Transfer by Toyota Landcruiser & Deluxe bus
- Tibet travel permit
- Tibetan English speaking guide during the tour
- Twin sharing accommodation as per tour program
- Monasteries entrance fees and EBC/Pax/Landcruiser as per program
- Travel insurance.

Price Excludes:
- Cold drinks alcoholic beverages
- Lunch & dinner
- Nepal Re- entry visa
- Tips for guide, porters, driver.

Supplier Information
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Location: China
Joined InfoHub: Nov 2008
Client Request Served: 16

M18859 is an adventure tour company operated by a group of experienced Tibetan people who are from different parts of Tibet. It was established in 1993 in Lhasa, the capital city Tibet. We are one of the best specialists in Tibet providing deluxe, standard and budget custom designed tours all around the Tibetan...

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