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11 Days -EBC-Namtso lake Tour

Lhasa to Everest Base Camp tour  one of those extraordinary destination where indeed adventure lurks around every corner! Adventure on the road is never short on the beautiful Trans-Himalayan drive , through mountain, passes, promising a panorama of a cultural and scenic diversity unsurpassable anywhere. It culminates on an arid plateau – a veritable treasure trove of architectural masterpieces – the Buddhist monasteries of Drepung, once the largest in the country The Jhokhang – a spiritual center, and the awesome palaces of the Dalai Lama – Norbulinga (the summer palace) and the Potala (the traditional seat). This tour take you to the world highest Mountain and you can feel the high of Everest Base Camp region

 Tour itineary 

Day 01: Arrive at Lhasa

Day 02: Lhasa-Jokhang temple -Barkhore square -Ramoche Temple

Day 03: Lhasa -Potala Palace-Norbulingka

Day 04: Lhasa -Ramoche Temple-Sera Monastery

Day 05: Lhasa-Yamdrok lake-Karola glacier -Gyangste

Day 06: Gyantse – Kumbum stupa & Phelchoe monastery-Shigatse-Tashi Lhunpo monastery

Day07: Shigatse-Sakya Monastery-Everest Base Camp

Day 08: Everest Base Camp-Drive back to Shigatse

Day 09: Shigatse -Damxung

Day 10: Damxung – Namsto lake -Lhasa

Day 11: Depart Lhasa

  • 11 Day

    EBC-Namtso lake Tour

  • Detail Tour package click here

    Day 01: Arrive at Lhasa

    Arrive at the train station (20km) or airport(60km) in Lhasa.  Our guide and driver will pick you up and transfer you to the hotel for acclimatization; you can have your free time hanging out in this holy city to get the first impression of Tibet.

    Day 2: Lhasa (Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Square)

    Jokhang temple rooftop

    Jokhang temple rooftop

    Morning visits the Jokhang temple is the most sacred temple in Tibet. In the Tibetan language, it refers to Buddha’s house. The most important statue is said to be made by Buddha Sakyamuni himself time. It was built in the 7th-century 32nd king Songtsen Gampo. The Jokhang temple is the convergence of Tibet’s spiritual and secular life. Here you can meet all kinds of tribes from the Tibetan plateau. The surrounding market is called Bakhore. One of the most important religious paths. Evening explores city by yourself.

    Overnight in Hotel(Lhasa)

    Day 03: Lhasa -Potala Palace-Norbulingka

    Potala Palace

    Potala Palace

    Morning visits the Potala palace towers above the city of Lhasa as the national landmark that allures international visitors. The massive 13-storeyed building used to be the former abode for the Dalai lamas. It looks incredibly magnificent from a distance and can be viewed from various places around town. As the nation’s supreme relic, the palace dates back to the seventh century A.D.

    Afternoon visits the Norbulingka summer palace, the former summer palace of Dalai Lamas built-in during the 18th century by seven Dalai lamas. Explore the beautiful gardens and experience one of the holiest sites in Tibetan Buddhism while soaking up the rich history.

    Overnight in Hotel(Lhasa)

    Day 04: Lhasa -Ramoche Temple-Sera Monastery

    Sera monastery monks debate

    Sera monastery monks debate

    Morning visits to the Ramoche temple, It’s the sister temple to the Jokhang, which is completed about the same time. Tradition says that it was built originally to house the much revered Jowo Rinpoche statue, carried to Lhasa via Lhagang in a wooden cart, brought to Tibet when Princess Wencheng came to Lhasa.

    Afternoon visits the Sera monastery. All the Gelugpa monasteries history is strongly connected to Master Lama Tsongkhapa (1357–1419), the founder of the Gelugpa order, the much venerated and highly learned guru in Buddhist scriptures. The Sera Monastery at the foot of Sera Uste Hill is located 2 kilometers north of Lhasa. It is one of the great three Gelukpa university monasteries of Tibet.

    Overnight in Hotel(Lhasa)

    Day 05: Lhasa-Yamdrok lake-Karola glacier -Gyangste

    From the middle of Gampala pass view

    From the middle of Gampala pass view

    Morning visit Kumbum stupa and Phelchoe monastery Gyantse’s pride is the Gyantse Dzong and Kumbum. Gyantse Dzong is a historical fort built in the 14th century and overlooks a mesmerizing view of the entire Gyantse and surrounding Nyang Chu Valley. Kumbum has a large gold-domed stupa and houses several chapels and Tibetan Buddhist murals. After you enjoy exploring Gyantse.

    Overnight in Hotel(Gyangste)

    Day 06: Gyantse – visit Kumbum stupa and Phelchoe monastery-Shigatse-visit Tashi Lhunpo monastery

    Gyangtse Kumbum stupa & Phelchoe monastery

    Gyangtse Kumbum stupa & Phelchoe monastery

    Morning visit Kumbum stupa and Phelchoe monastery Gyantse’s pride is the Gyantse Dzong and Kumbum. Gyantse Dzong is a historical fort built in the 14th century and overlooks a mesmerizing view of the entire Gyantse and surrounding Nyang Chu Valley. Kumbum has a large gold-domed stupa and houses several chapels and Tibetan Buddhist murals. After you enjoy exploring Gyantse, you will take a 90 km drive to Shigatse. Having driven to an altitude of 3900 meters, you find yourself at Shigatse, the second-largest city of Tibet.

    Overnight in Hotel(Shigatse)

    Day07: Shigatse-Sakya Monastery-Everest Base Camp

    Sakya Monastery

    Sakya monastery

    In the morning, drive to Sakya monastery and make an excursion to visit Sakya Monastery (4280m). Sakya Monastery is unique because of its medieval Mongolian architecture. Walk up the kora path alongside the monastery to see the ruins of the older buildings, from which you can see great views of the monastery and surrounding valley. After Stop lunch and at Lhatse you will have the first views of mighty Himalayans from the pass of Gyatso La(5400m) after Lhatse and a distant view of Mt. Everest from its viewing point soon after the climb down Gyatso la, shortly after the border checkpoint at Shegar, turn off the Friendship Highway and drive toward the south in the valley, cross over the Gawu la pass[5250m] through zigzags road, from the pass you will amaze the spectacular Himalayan Ranges and its mighty peaks beyond 8000m, Mt.Makalu(8463m), Mt.Lotse(8516m), Mt.Everest(8844m), Mt.Cho Oyu(8201m) and Mt.Shishapama(8020m) from Left to right, climbing down through numbers of switchback bends lead to the dry valley of Tashi Zom and then finally the day’s destination – Everest Base Camp located in the Rongbuk valley. Rongbuk is the highest monastery in the world and it consists of both monks and nuns. We suggest you bring your sleeping bags for the night if available as the local tent guesthouses reuse the blankets for several weeks due to their poor facility. Overnight at local tent guesthouses except for the end of Oct-Mar where the tent guesthouses close and only Rongbuk monastery guesthouse is available.

    Overnight in Guesthouse or tent city guesthouse(Everest )

    Day 08: Everest Base Camp-Drive back to Shigatse

    Mount Everest

    Mount Everest

    Drive back direct to Shigatse without Sakya monastery

    Day 09: Shigatse -Damxung

    Northern Tibet

    Northern Tibet

    Morning drive to Namsto lake and half of the way return to Lhasa by friendship highway and after Nyimo then turn to Yangpachen area. On the way, you can explore the very nice view of Tibet’s Northern grassland area and also you can explore the local villages and small lakes. Once you arrive at Yanpachen view of Nyench thangla range and after drive to Damxung town

     Overnight in Hotel( Damxung)

    Day 10: Damxung – Namsto lake -Lhasa

    From Namsto lake view of Mount Nyenchen Thangla

    From Namsto lake view of Mount Nyenchen Thangla

    Morning drive to Namsto lake . Namsto lake is known as Heavenly Lake and one of the three sacred lakes of Tibet; the largest lake throughout Tibet and the second saltwater lake in China only after Qinghai Lake. The tour then takes you to Lake Namtso, the second-largest saltwater lake in China. The surrounding snow-capped peaks are far in the distance than drive back to Lhasa . On the way, you can explore local villages and nomads’ life. Also, you see the Mt Nenchenthala ranges(7162m). .

    Overnight in Hotel(Lhasa)

    Day 11: Depart Lhasa

    Our guide and driver will transfer you to the Lhasa airport or train station and end the Tibet part tour

     


  • Tour includes:

    • All the necessaries Tibet Travel Permit
    • All the necessaries entrance fees
    • Your accommodation with included breakfast
    • Tibetan English Speaking guide
    • Car and driver for the whole trip
    • Agency service fee
    • guide and driver accommodation and meal
    • permit shipping fee
  • Tour Excludes:

    • Your lunch and dinner
    • your flight or train ticket both way
    • personal expenses
    • guide and driver tips

    Feel free to ask if you have any further questions.