TEN DAYS LHASA AND EVEREST BASE CAMP (Fly in Drive out)

Tour No NTT / TBT / 07 (Ten Days)

Day 01 FLY KATHMANDU / LHASA (3650 m.)
Transfer from Gonggar airport to your hotel in Lhasa.

Day 02 LHASA
Guided sightseeing tour - Sera Monastery, Jokhang temple and Barkhor Bazaar.

Day 03 LHASA
Guided sightseeing tour - Drepung Monastery and Potala Palace.

Day 04 LHASA / GYANTSE (3950 m.)
After crossing the Yarlung (Brahmaputra) River, the road climbs steeply to the Kamba - La with its magnificient views of the turquoise waters of Yamdruk Tso. Continue to Gyantse with its fascinating Kumbum, Palkor Chode Monastery and fort.

Day 05 GYANTSE / SHIGATSE (3900 m.)
After the short drive from Gyantse, visit Tashilumpo Monastery, the seat of the Panchen Lama and one of the most important monasteries in Tibet.

Day 06 SHIGATSEN /LHATSE (3950 m.)
Continuing across the vast Tibetan plains, cross the Yalung - La before making a sidetrip to Shakya Monastery.

Day 06 LHATSE / RONGBUK (EVEREST BASE CAMP)-(5000 m.)
Near Xegar, leave the main highway and head towards Rongbuk Monastery, the highest monastery in the world. The views up the valley towards Mt Everest are simply stunning.

Day 07 RONGBUK / TINGRI (4342 m.)
After a morning excursion at Rongbuk, drive ahead to the small Tibetan town of Tingri. The magnificent views of Mt. Everest and Cho - Oyu can be seen from the Hotel.

Day 09 TINGRI / ZHANGMU (2300 m.)
The last spectacular day of the journey across the Tibetan plateau. On the way, stop for a while at Loblung-La ( 5050 m) from where the breathtaking views of Mt. Shisapangma and Langtang can be seen. The journey continues towards Nyalam, from where the road descends to the border town, Zhangmu, today's last destination.

Day 10 ZHANGMU / KATHMANDU
After completing the immigration formalities at Zhangmu and Kodari, return to Kathmandu.

Includes
Gonggar airport / Lhasa transfer
Lhasa / Zhangmu transportation by Landcruiser
Accommodation on sharing basis
Travel permit
Guide
Sightseeing tour of Lhasa

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