CENTRAL TIBET WITH EBC
Central Tibet with Everest Base Camp Trip : Enticing capital city, Lhasa, is on the roof of the world. Its awe-inspiring splendor of the great Potala Palace truly justifies its remarkable reputation. Busting with pilgrim’s circling the scared Jokhang Temple is outstanding feast for the senses which cannot be under-estimated.
Additionally, the scenery looks incredible across the spectacular Khamba-la (pass) with the turquoise waters of scared lake, Yamdrok-tso, prayer flags, glaciers and great mountains swathed by the snow.
Gyantse is located at the junction of trade routes from India maintaining its aroma. The Tibetan towns retain its feel and illustrate the history of peace, treasures and evidence of past glory with the fort and well-protected monasteries of Gyantse, Shigatse and Sakya.
Qomolangma (Mt Everest) standing alone at the top of the valley looks magnificent from Rhongphu, the tiny monastery. It comes even closer as we walk or drive to the Base Camp.
Royal Mountain trekking offers several packages for Mount Everest Region Makalu Base camp Trek, Mount Everest View Trek, Everest Gokyo Ri Lake Trek, Central Tibet with Everest Base Camp Trek
KATHMANDU – GONGGAR AIRPORT – LHASA (Drive 100Kms (3658m, 2 hrs)
Note: Rest day at hotel
SIGHTSEEING IN LHASA
SIGHTSEEING IN LHASA
Further, you will be guided to visit beautifully landscaped Drepung Monastery and observe nuns and monks chanting mantra and performing religious discourses. Finally, we will escort you back to hotel for pleasant rest.
Note: The sightseeing of the places will be decided as per the order decided by the Guide since only limited numbers of visitors are allowed to visit the Potala Palace.
LHASA – GYANGTSE (3950m, 261KMS, 8hrs)
We take a private land cruiser along with a guide via friendship highway and start driving from Lasa to Khampa La Pass(4730 meters). We spend some time to enjoy the views of major peaks covered with snow in the eastern region of Himalaya to the south young Norjing Gang Sang spiritual snow mountain range to the west of Yamdrok Lake.
Further, we descend and drive across the local nomadic and farming villages to arrive at the western edge of Yamdrok Lake. We stop here for our picnic lunch at a nice meadow next to the lake.
The trail continues to Karola la pass (5050 meters) and we have our first high altitude adventure experience of Nogjing Gang Sang Glacier Peak and a good time with local yaks and their herders.
Lastly we end our day, late afternoon we check in a hotel for the pleasant shower and dinner at Gyangese (3850 meters).
GYANGTSE – SHIGATSE (3900m, 95KMS, 2 hrs)
SHIGATSE – SAKYA – SHEGAR (4050m, 280km/s, 5hrs)
SHEGAR (180 km/s, 8 hrs)-EVREST BASE CAMP(5200M)
SHEGAR – LHASA (3658m, 560 km/s, 8 hrs)
LHASA – GONGGAR AIRPORT – KATHMANDU (1300m, 1hr)
• Accommodation – Twin share with breakfast • All applicable transfers & sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary • All Sightseeing entry fee, permit charges & royalties as per the itinerary • English speaking Tibetan Guide • Airfare Kathmandu-Lhasa-Kathmandu (both ways) • Chinese/Tibet visa fee
• Cost for extra usage of vehicle, other than scheduled & mentioned in the itinerary. • Cost for any other service not mentioned under the “Cost Includes” Head • Cost for Insurance. • Additional cost arising due to mishaps, political unrest, natural calamities like – landslides, road blockage, etc. In such case extra will have to be paid on the spot by the guest directly. • Payment for service provided on a personal request. • Personal expenses such as laundry, bottled water, soft drinks, incidentals, porter charges, tips etc. • American national has to pay USD100 extra top of above price for Chinese/Tibet visa fee • Lunch and dinner in Tibet
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