Tibet Trekking Tour
 
 

Lhasa via Mt. Everest Hiking Tour

Lhasa via Mt. Everest Hiking TourMission Eco Trek/Tibet nomad tour, have been offering Mount Everest package tour & trek in Tibet for the last 15 years. This is one of our most popular package tour and trek itineraries. Either you can travel to Lhasa by air & train, where you will be warmly received by our Tibetan tour guide at the airport or train station. You will then make tour/ excursion to the most sacred palaces and monasteries of Lhasa such as the Potala Palace, Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery, the Jokhang Temple and Norbulingka (the Dalai Lama's Summer Palace) before proceeding overland to Gyantse, Shigatse, Shalu Monastery, Sakya Monastery, Mt.Everest, Tingri and Zhangmu.

Destination: Lhasa, Gyantse, Shigatse, Xegar (New Tingri), Old Tingri, Rongbuk Monastery & Base Camp, Nyalam, Zhangmu.
Maximum Altitude: 5,200 m.
Best Season: Jan, Feb, March, April, May, June, Aug, Sept, Oct,
Photo Sport: Samye, Sera, Jokhang.

Itinerary

Day01: Fly Kathmandu to Lhasa Ganger Airport (3650 m) 01 hr. 30 minutes flight.
Day02: Sightseeing.
Day03: Sightseeing.
Day04: Drive to Gyantse 260 km (7hrs).
Day05: Drive to Shigatse 90 km (2hrs).
Day06: Drive to Xegar 90km (7hrs).
Day07: Drive to Rongbuk Monastery 120 km (4hrs).
Day08: Drive to Zhangmu /exit to Nepal 188 km (7hrs).

Cost: - USD 990.00 per person  

Single Supplement: US$ 150.00
Fight Cost:
US$ 379.00 per person (Kathmandu – Lhasa)


Includes:-

  • Sightseeing tour in Lhasa city as per above programs.
  • Land Transfer by TOYOTA Land cruiser & deluxe bus.
  •  Tibet travel permit.
  •  Tibetan English speaking guide during the tour.
  •  Twin sharing accommodation as per tour program.

Excludes:-

  • Cold drinks alcoholic beverages,
  • Lunch & dinner
  • Nepal Re- entry visa,
  • Tips for guide, porters and driver.
  • Air Fare.
  • Tibet / China visa fee.

Details Itinerary

Day 01: FLY KATHMANDU TO LHASA GANGAR AIRPORT (3650 m) 1 hr. 30 minutes flight: - After breakfast, we will transfer the group to Tribhuvan International Airport to board Air China's Flight No. CA 408 to Lhasa at 10:25 am. Upon arrival at Gonggar Airport, the group shall be met by our local representative and transfer provided to your hotel in Lhasa. The group will reach the Hotel Lhasa at approx 4 pm, The first day will be spent resting to acclimatize with the altitude because Kathmandu is at 1200 m above sea level and Lhasa is at 3650 m. So it needs some time to acclimatize with the altitude. Overnight at Hote

Day 02: SIGHTSEEING:-
AM: Sera Monastery PM; Jokhang temple
Sera is the second biggest Gelupa Monastery in the north suburb of Lhasa, which was built in 1419 by Tsongapa's disciple Sakya-yeshi. Situated at the heart of the oldest section of the Lhasa city, Jokhang, one of the oldest temples in Tibet, was built in the 7th century by the 33rd king Sontsanganbu.
Barkor is the middle pilgrimage circuit around Jokhang temple. (FB)

Day 03: SIGHTSEEING:-
AM: Potala Palace, PM: Jokhang and Norbulinka
Potala was the winter palace of the Dalai lama, which was originally built in the 7th century by the king Sotsen Gampo and rebuilt to the present size by the 5th Dalai lama in the 17th century. Built in the mid-18th century by the 7th Dalai Lama, Norbulingka, the Jewel Park was the Dalai Lama's summer palace; it covers 100 acres with palaces, pavilions and a zoo.
Drepung monastery; Built in1416 by Tsongapa's disciple Jamyang-choje, Drepung Monastery is the biggest Gelupa monastery in the west suburb of Lhasa. (FB)

Lhasa via Mt. Everest Hiking TourDay 04: DRIVE TO GYANTSE 260km (7hrs):-
Drive through the Yamdoktso Lake and next morning visit Palcheo Monastery with Kubum Stupa and excursion around the old town

Day 05: DRIVE TO SHIGATSE 90km (2hrs):-
Drive to Tibet's second largest city and en-route via Shalu Monastery, Afternoon visit Tashi Lunbu Monastery Overnight at Hotel

Day 06: DRIVE TO XEGAR 90km (7hrs):-
Drive to Xegar (Ne Tingri) Via Sakya Monastery Overnight at Everest Hotel

Day 07:DRIVE TO RONGBUK MONASTERY 120KM (4hrs):-
Drive to Rongbuk monastery and excursion around Base Camp or highest monastery on the world, Rongbuk Monastery then continue to drive Old Tingri Overnight at Hotel

Day 08: DRIVE TO XHANGMU / EXIT TO NEPAL 188km (7hrs)


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