Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour 11 Days

A journey to Tibet Everest Base Camp is an extremely scenic one; we spend 3 days in Lhasa for sightseeing, adjusting to this ancient culture which allows enough time to acclimatize. Day 4, set off for the four day drive to our destination, Tibet Everest Base Camp (Rongbuk). The first day drive is particularly scenic, Traversing along the banks of the Yarlung River. After crossing the River, will be a climb up to the high pass of Khamba – La overloading the magnificent view of Yamdruk Tso ( Turquoise Lake). The Lake is the largest fresh water Lake in Tibet it appears almost serene with the Tibetan Plateau stretching into the distance. After lunch, we continue over another high pass (Karo – La) before a descent to Gyantse. Arrive Gyantse by evening. A famous ancient trading hub in Tibet, the following morning will be a visit the major sites before a short drive to Shigatse and overnight.

The journey to Lhasa contries via Sakya. Situated 21 km off the friendship highway, Sakya is a beautiful valley settlement with visit to its famous Monastery before continuing to Lhatse. Lhatse been transformed ever the years into a transport town and offers little attraction. However, it is necessary to stop in the telon.

An early morning start with the crossing of the Gyatso La pass which takes about 4 hours to reach Xegar (New Tingri). From here, continue traveling south to Rongbuk, home of the highest Monastery in the World. After in overnight rest is the trek to Base Camp, A 2 to 3 hours journey along a gentle valley, from this bantage position the north face of Everest looms ever larger. It is not possible to go directly to the Everest Base Camp as there is a Chinese check post which only allows authorized climbing groups to enter. Return to Rongbuk for the night before heading to Nyalam. The next day is a 2 hour drive to the border, after completing formalities travel back to Kathmandu.

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Max. Altitude:  5100 m.

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