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Classic Mt. Everest Trekking Tour

Duration: 13

Destination: Lhasa, Namtso, Shigatse, Gyantse, Old Dingri, Mt. Everest Base Camp

Highlights: Mt. Everest Base Camp, Rongphu Monastery, Potala Palace, Namtso Lake, Yamdrok-tso Lake

Tour Code: TT-08

Day 1 Arrival in Lhasa 

Arrive in the holy city Lhasa, capital of the mystical Buddhist Kingdom of Tibet. You are greeted by tour guide at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day will be at leisure for you to relax and adjust to the high altitude.

 

Day 2 Lhasa one day tour

Tour starts from the religious Potala Palace (3700 m )built in the 7th century by the famous Tibetan king-Songtzen Gampo.

The present one was built by the 5th Dalai Lama in the 17th century. It became known as the "Winter Palace" by the 1750, when the 7th Dalai Lama built the Norbulingka Park as his summer residence. After lunch, you will visit Jokhang Temple, situated in the old section of Lhasa. King Songtzen Gampo built this temple in the mid-7th century A.D. Now it is the most sacred place in Tibet. Pilgrims come here to pay homage from all over Tibet. After that we will wander in Barkhore Street.

 

Day 3 Lhasa one day tour 

Full day sightseeing takes you to Drepung Monastery which is the largest of the monastery of the Gelug Sect in Tibet. . After that, you will visit Norbulingka Park. In 1752, the 7th Dalai Lama built the first palace here for successive Dalai Lamas to carry out their political and religious activities during the summer season. Today Norbulingka has become a public park for picnicking, relaxing and entertainment.

 

Day 4 Lhasa - Namtso Lake - Lhasa

In the morning we will drive to Namtso Lake (4718m) via Yangpachen hot-spring. You will have a chance to see Nyenchen Thanglha snow mountain ranges, and pass the Nagela(5190m).

Namtso Lake is the sky lake which is one of the three holy lakes in Tibet; also the highest salt lake. Drive back to Lhasa in the afternoon.

 

Day 5 Lhasa ?Gyantse

Drive to Gyantse after breakfast. On the way, dazzling Yamdrok-tso Lake (4441m) can be seen from the summit of the Kamba-la pass (4794m). Yamdrok is one of Three Holy Lake in Tibet. When you arrive at Gyantse, visit Pelkor Chode Monastery (4040m). The Monastery is founded in 1418, notable for its superb Kumbum Chode (10,000 Images Stupa). 

 

Day 6 Gyantse- Shigatse- Old Tingri

In the morning, we will drive to Shigatse and visit Tashilumpo Monastery which was Built in1447, spectacular tombs of Panchen Lamas. And then driving to Old Tingri prepare for trekking.

 

Day 7 Trek to Tsojan Village

The elevation of Tsojan Village is 4500m and 4-5 hours of trekking is needed. The trek begins in Old Tingri and you pass through Lunja as your head south towards Everest in the distance. The high flat plain typical of Tibet allows for gradual elevation gains during the day. A water-powered barley mill is passed along the way.

 

Day 8 Trek to the beyond Nam- La Pass

The elevation of Nam- La Pass is 5100m and you will need 6 hours for trekking. And we will continue up the valley. Everest disappears behind the mountains and as the trail turns to the southeast and begins to climb to the pass. Camping at the beyond Nam- La.

 

Day 9 Trek to Rongphu Monastery

Continue along the way towards the main road by passing Zemukh village, connect with the main road and continue on to the Rongphu Monastery (4980 m).

 

Day 10 Trek to Mt. Everest Base Camp

Today you can have a good relax at Rongphu, and then head up to E.B.C. It only takes 2 hours hike to E.B.C from Rongphu. Camping at Mt. Everest Base Camp (5200 m).

 

Day 11 Everst Base Camp- Rongpu- Shigatse          

After sunrise at Mt. Everest Base Camp, start driving back to Shigatse. After check in your hotel, the rest time is free at your own leisure.

 

Day 12 Shigatse- Lhasa

Today we will drive back to Lhasa. The rest time is free for you.

 

Day 13 Departure

Transfer to airport for your next stop.