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.
- 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.
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