12 days
Duration
7/10
Physicality
US$ 316.00
Single Supplement

Tibet Everest Trek

Tibet Everest Trek begins some 20 kilometers southwest from Tingri, where a so-called “view-Platform” allows you stand a few meters higher than the Lhasa-Kathmandu Friendship High way to appreciate the panorama view of Mt Everest and Mt Choyo. If weather ‘permits’ the total distance of this trek is about 70 kilometers, an altitude beginning at 4,800 meters and reaches 5,200 meters. The trail curves through the small Tingri plain, leading south into the mountains toward Everest Mountain.; Along the Ra-chu Valley, there is an extensive meadow with beautiful valley scenery, of which is a summer pasture of local nomads. There are chances for you to meet those who herd yaks and sheep in the summer. Tibet Everest Trek is not only a challenge to your body that will surely be rewarded.

Departure Date Overview

MonthDeparture dateDeparture dateDeparture date
2019 June10th
2019 July10th
2019 August10th
2019 September10th
2019 October10th
Arrive Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region, China
Departure Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region, China
Activity Trekking adventure
Group size

Minimum 8 people, maximum 16 people

INCLUDED
Licensed English-speaking guide
Tibet Travel Permits
Accommodation based on double occupancy
Entrance fees to all sites listed in the itinerary
Arrival and departure airport transfers
Private Transportation
Walking and driving tour per itinerary
The free carried baggage weigh 15 kilograms per participant
Breakfast
Lunches and dinners on the days at trekking
One Dining Tent
One kitchen Tent
One Toilet Tent
Yaks and Tibetan that to manage Yaks during trek
  • 8 – 9 people Tour: 8 yaks and 3 Tibetan to manage yaks
  • 10 – 12 people Tour: 10 yaks and 4 Tibetan to manage yaks
  • 13 – 16 people Tour: 12 yaks and 4 Tibetan to manage yaks
NOT INCLUDED
Medical costs China visa fees
Personal expenses Lunch and Dinner other than trekking days
Single supplement
D1

Arrive in Lhasa

Arrive in Lhasa airport, meet your guide, and then drive to your hotel. En route, we’ll visit to Nie-Tang Buddha, a Buddha image engraved in the face of the mountain. In the afternoon we’ll take a walk to Norbulingkar, the former summer palace of Dalai Lama.

Overnight: Dekang Hotel | Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner
D2

Lhasa

We’ll visit Potala Palace, Jokhang temple and Barkhor Street.
Potala Palace , the winter palace of the Dalai Lama dominates the skyline of Lhassa atop the crest of Marpo Ri hill, the seventh-century Potala is considered Lhasa’s holiest destination for a pilgrimage. Going up the hill, a stone path leads to the 14-story, 1,000-room. Each day, thousands of pilgrims give the prayer wheels a clockwise spin as they make their way to the entrance.
The Jokhang Temple is the home of the statutes of the revered Buddha, Shakyamuni. While all Buddhist statues are adorned with colorful brocade, pearls, turquoise, coral, and silver, solid gold bowls of holy water rest before Shakyamuni as well as offerings of Yuan (money) and khatas (scarves) left by pilgrims.

Then after we will stroll around in the Barkhor street


Overnight: Dekang Hotel | Breakfast | Lunch and Dinner

D3

Lhasa

Visit Sera, Drepung, and Nechung monasteries.
Sera Monastery, one of the Six Great Monasteries of Gelug Pa, located at the foot of Hill Tatipu. It is as prestigious as Drepung and Ganden, which had a longer history. Sera in Tibetan means “Wild Rose Garden” since opulent wild rose woods once grew around it.
Drepung monastery once housed 10,000 monks and if we’re lucky, we’ll ease into a dark columned hall to see and hear the lilting, booming chanting of the sutras, or sit under a willow tree and watch the monks engage in theatrical debate.
Nechung Monastery the seat of Nechung, Tibet’s State Oracle. Major decisions of the state are made in consultation with the Nechung Oracle.

Overnight: Dekang Hotel | Breakfast | Lunch and Dinner

D4

Lhasa to Shigartse via Gyantse

Depart from Lhasa, the first spot we will reach at after about 2 hours drive is Yamdrok Lake. We will have a unforgettable panorama view of this highland lake at Kangpa La (5,050 meters), then drive to visit Karola glacier via Simila then to Gyantse. There, you’ll visit the Gyantse Palcho monastery and Gyantse Kumbum ; after the visit,drive toward Shigatse for overnight.

Overnight: Tashi Choeta Hotel | Breakfast | Lunch and Dinner

D5

Shigartse to The Old Tingri

We will depart for The Old Tingri, which is about 60 kilometers southwest from Tingri. We will spend the rest of the day to getting ready for the trek where you’re welcome to enjoy a panoramic view of Mt. Everest and Mt. Cho Oyu from the old Tingri.

Overnight: Local Guesthouse | Breakfast | Lunch and Dinner

D6

Trek - day 1, Depart from The Old Tingri

In the evening before this day, we will have our gear loaded in the Donkey or Horse cart to set-out a night before. In the morning, we will take the vehicle the start of this trek, which is about 14 kilometers southeast from Tingri. The trek altitude begins at 4,550 meters. The trail gradually ascends to Lamna La, which is about 5,100 meters. On this day we will spend 8 to 9 hours on the trail to cover approximately 20 kilometer

Overnight: Tent | Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

D7

Trek - day 2

After having a nice breakfast, we will pack up tent and all other gears, continuing the trek, which leads to the inhabited area. If you’re lucky, we may encounter some nomads, at an altitude descending to 4,800 meters more or less and is roughly 22-24 kilometers on the road. The view along the trail is stunning.

Overnight: Tent | Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

D8

Trek - day 3

Today we will walk about another 25 kilometers. During the trek, the altitude is the same as what we experienced in the 2 previous days. En route we will detour of Dza Rongbuk Gompa, a small monastery with long history, and due to its harsh traffic condition, this site is almost “frozen” in this place which give us a chance to see the religious site as it was alike when it was built. We will reach the Rongphuk monastery late this afternoon and the 3 day trek ends at Rongphuk monastery.

Overnight: Rongphuk monastery guesthouse | Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

D9

Rongphuk Monastery

Today, we will have one relaxing day in Rongphu monastery, in which we will walk around and enjoy the great view of Mt Everest

Overnight: Rongphuk monastery guesthouse | Breakfast | Lunch and Dinner
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D10

Rongphu to Shigatse

Today we will be on our way return, en route we will pass through the pass for the last panorama view of Everest. After reaching the road intersection, we will trun to north following the main road heading northeast to Shigatse , where we will visit to Tashilunpo monastery, the 2nd largest monastery in the central Tibet

Overnight: Tashi Choeta Hotel | Breakfast | Lunch and Dinner

D11

Shigartse to Lhasa

Today we will drive along with Yarlung Tsanpo river downstream to Qushui bridge, where we turn to east to Lhasa, when arriving at your hotel, check in, rest

Overnight: Dekang Hotel | Breakfast | Lunch and Dinner

D12

Lhasa departure

Your tour is about to end today, we will drive you to airport or train station for your departure

Overnigh | Breakfast | Lunch and Dinner

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Tibet Everest Trek
rongphuk new hotel
Tibetan nomad in everest
trekking support crew

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