Excursion to Everest Base Camp (10 days)
Tour which allows you to visit the main cultural sites of Tibet and Everest Base Camp by a route especially studied. The itinerary by the road (jeep) will fill with wonder you: the splendour of the crossed landscapes and the Tibetan ambience of villages and monasteries will be unforgettable.
D 1 From Kathmandu to Lhasa (3600m): Transfer at the airport and 1 hour of flight above Himalayas to arrive at Gongar. After formalities, we attain Lhasa in 2 hours by road (90 Km). Night at the hotel.
D 2-3 Two full days dedicated to the visit of Lhasa: The palace of Potala, Norbulinka, the temple of Jokhang, the market of Barkhor, the monasteries of Drepung and Sera. Nights at the hotels.
D 4 From Lhasa to Gyantse (3900m) – 270km: The day of trip is superb. We follow Brahmaputra, then we pass by the pass of Kambala (4800m) and Karola (5010m), and the Turquoise lake of Yamdrok. Night at the hotel
D 5 From Gyantse to Shigatse (3900m) – 90km: On the morning, visit of the stupa of Kumbun and the monastery of Phalkor. Then departure for 2 hours of road towards Shigatse : Place of the famous monastery of Tashilumpo, residence of the Panchen Lama.
D 6 From Shigatse to Xegar (4000m) – 240km: The road passes by 2 passes which give us spectacular views. According to the time which we shall have passed in Shigatse, we spend the night in Lhatse or we go directly to Xegar
D 7 From Xegar to Rombuk (4900m) – 60km: The day begins with the pass of Tsho (4500m) and ends by splendid views on Everest since the monastery of Rombuk. Night at the hotel.
D 8 Excursion to the Everest Base Camp(5200m): Trek of 2 – 3 hours towards the base camp, at the foot of the north face. On the afternoon, road of 3 hours towards Tingri (95 Km). Night at the hotel.
D 9 From Tingri to Nyalam (3700m): Return towards border by a road which allows us to use fantastic landscapes of the high Tibetan plateau. We shall cross Lalung La (5050m): There panorama is superb on the Himalayan chain. Night in Guest house
D 10 From Nyalam to Kathmandu: We end tour by way of the traditional villages and the green Nepali campaign. Arrival at Kathmandu.