This tour is designed for those who enjoy exploring the cultures of people following the pilgrim circuit around huge monasteries and glowing shrines.
Important Note :
Your safety is of paramount importance to us at Alpine Club of Himalaya. We have the absolute authority to cancel the trip or change the itinerary, when deemed necessary or when we have reason to believe your safety is at stake. Weather conditions, the health condition of a group member, natural disasters, and such, can contribute to changes in the itinerary when traveling in remote mountainous regions. In these extreme situations, we kindly request that you offer your full co-operation to the trusted leader of the group appointed by Alpine Club of Himalaya. However, we assure you that we will make every effort to keep to the above itinerary.
Day 01:- Kathmandu to Lhasa (3,650m)
Flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa. Arrival in Gonngar airport, Drive to Lhasa (1hr.) – Full rest for acclimatization – O/N at Hotel.
Day 02-03:- In Lhasa: Two Full Days Sightseeing Tour In Lhasa
Visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple & Barkhor Bazaar, Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery – O/N at Hotel.
Day 04:-Lhasa – Gyantse (3950m) –Shigatse
Drive to Gyantse via Yamadroke Lake and high passes: Kora LA (5,010m) & Kamba La (4,794m) After Breakfast, Sight-seeing in Gyantse including Pholkor & Kumbum Monastery. PM: scenic drive to Xigatse (1.5hrs) through the typical Tibetan Countryside – Hotel.
Day 05:- Shigatse – Xegar (4200m)
AM: Visit Panchen Lama’s Tashilhumpu Monastery. Then Drive to Xegar crossing over Gyatchula (a pass of 5,200m) – O/N at Hotel.
Day 06:- Xegar to Ronbuk (4980m) 90km
Scenic drive to Ronbuk through the beautiful Tibetan countryside. Explore Ronbuk Monastery (highest monastery in the world) – O/N at Guest House
Day 07:- Ronbuk – Everest Base camp – Kerong
Hike up to Everest BC and explore around – back to Ronbuk -Drive to Kerong O/N at Hotel.
Day 08:- Kerong to Kathmandu
Drive to Rasuwagadi Border, after necessary border formalities, drive to Kathmandu.
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