Tingri to Everest Base camp Tour

It is for sure many of you have dreamed of standing below Mt. Everest and staring up at the world's largest mountain towering above you. Tingri to Everest Base camp Tour is a great way to see Mount Everest. You are now being given a once in a lifetime opportunity to live your dream and truly experience the magic of Mt. Everest. We will take the most difficult, yet rewarding route to reach Ronbuk base camp. Unparalleled views of Everest can be seen clearly from the Rongbuk base camp. Our route will follow a high ridge to the village of Zommug, with views along the entire stretch.

The Tingri to Everest Base camp Tour Cost Includes:

    • All the International Arrival and Departure Transfers
    • Pre and Post Tour 4 Star Hotel Accommodations in Kathmandu
    • Three Star and Equivalent Hotel Accommodations in BB in Tibet and Guest Houses where available
    • Flight To / From the Lhasa and the Airport Taxes
    • Kathmandu Tibet Border Transfer by Private Vehicle
    • Half Day Guided World Heritage Sightseeing in Kathmandu and Entrance Fees and Transportation
    • Six Days Camping Tingri – Rongbuk Trekking Twin sharing Tent Accomodation with Sleeping bag,
    •  Foam mattresses,  Full Board Meals, Required Equipments, Yaks and Yak men, Cook, Staff  and
    •  Trekking Equipment Truck.
    • Authentic Nepali Welcome Dinner
    • All the Tour, Trekking and Monastery, Palace, Travel Permits and Entrance Fess in Tibet
    • Expert English Speaking Guide in Tibet and in Nepal, 4WD Land cruiser everyday in Tibet.
    • Field Staff Insurances
    • Down Jackets, sleeping bag, duffel bag, facilities on loan
    • Quick Rescue supporting services in case of Emergencies
    • Communication services in case of Emergency
    • Tibet VISA processing arrangement in Nepal
    • Applicable government Taxes
    • Himalayan Eco Trek Team Management
    • Tibet Agent Management Services

The Tingri to Everest Base camp Tour Cost Excludes:

    • All the personal expenses like Alcoholic beverages, Bottled drinks etc.
    • Medical and Travel Insurances
    • International Airfare and taxes to/from Nepal
    • Nepal and Tibet Visa Fees
    • Photography permits inside the Monasteries in Tibet
    • Gratuities / Tips
    • Emergency Helicopter Rescue charges
    • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu and in Tibet Tour
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It is for sure many of you have dreamed of standing below Mt. Everest and staring up at the world’s largest mountain towering above you. You are now being given a once in a lifetime opportunity to live your dream and truly experience the magic of Mt. Everest. We will take the medium difficult, yet rewarding route to reach Ronbuk base camp. Unparalleled views of Everest can be seen clearly from the Rongbuk base camp. Our route will follow a high ridge to the village of Zommug, with views along the entire stretch.

Our journey will end with some wonderful sightseeing in the ancient town of Lhasa. This wondrous city is generally regarded as the heart of Tibet and is filled with unparalleled history, culture, and beauty. The Potala Palace dominates the skyline with its powerful and ancient architecture. The numerous temples and monasteries surrounding the city, such as the Jokhang and Drepung, allow travelers to experience Tibetan Buddhism first hand. A visit to these ancient monasteries will leave you with a sense of astonishment for years to come! Along the way to Lhasa we will also experience Buddhist culture in the awe-inspiring towns of Shigatse and Gyantse. What an amazing journey this is!

Day 01 –            Arrival Kathmandu

Today is your arrival day we welcome you upon your arrival at Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport. Transfer to Hotel in Kathmandu or your choice of Hotel in Kathmandu Valley (Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur). Arrival city briefing follows after Hotel check in concerning the necessary formalities on your tour and trek program. Depending upon your arrival time you may spend free time visiting nearby historic/countryside areas or resting.In the evening sample a delicious traditional Nepali Welcome dinner in authentic Nepali Restaurant with the cultural dances. Overnight in Hotel

Day 02 –            Half Day Cultural Sightseeing in Kathmandu

Half day sightseeing in Kathmandu World Heritage sights where your guide will accompany you on a tour of UNESCO enlisted Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Kapan Monastery and the unique fusion shrines of Newari architectural Hinduism and Buddhism reflecting ancient golden era of the glories. There is time to explore the city’s many places of interest with your guide or in your own or take a rest. Our Trek Leader/Guide meets you in the afternoon for the trek briefing while we finalize your VISA.  Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 03 – Drive to the border, Cross border and drive to Nyalam

After an early morning departure from Kathmandu we will begin our drive with a short trip through alluring Nepalese countryside. We will soon reach the border and complete all the necessary paper work. After this is finished we will ascend a string of steep switchbacks on our way to Nyalam. Mossy gullies and beautiful cascading waterfalls surround us along the way

 

 

Day 04 – Rest day at Nyalam for acclimatization

Our second day is a day for you to rest and enjoy Nyalam. We must properly acclimatize before we move on. You can also explore the small temple Milaripa Cave nearby this small town.

 

 

Day 05 – Drive to Tingri

Today is another amazing driving day as we view the sharp contrast of lush lower hills to the barren landscape of the Tibetan Plateau. Along the way we will cross Lalung La pass, where views of Everest and much of the Himalayan range are first seen. Tonight we will stay in the small town of Tingri.

Day 06 – Trek to Lungthang [4510m]

Our trekking adventure begins today as we make our way through the Tingri plain. Throughout the day we can visit a small gompa in Chholun. Tonight will be spent in a comfortable campsite in Lunthang. This bleak region is home only to herders and barley harvesters.

 

 

Day 07 – Trek to Lamna La [5150 m]  

The challenging trekking really starts today as we ascend into the mountains. Much uphill walking is done as we climb towards the top of Lamna La. Camp will be made right near the top of this pass.

 

 

Day 08 – Trek to Zommug [4790 m]

In the morning we descend steeply into lush vegetation. The only other people we will encounter are yak herders and their families. Camp will be made in the small village of Zommug. Truly amazing views can be seen as the sun sets in this barren town.

 

Day 09 – Trek to Rongbuk

On our last day of trekking we will wind our way to the end destination of Rongbuk Everest Base Camp. Along the way we can also visit the Dza Rongbuk monastery and gompas. They are truly ancient sites, but nothing compared to our night camping at Everest Base Camp.

Day 10 – Exploration Rongbuk Glacier

Our eighth day will be spent enjoying the barren yet awe-inspiring surroundings of the Everest Base Camp. It is a life changing experience to stare up into the world’s largest mountain.

 

Day 11 – Drive to Shegar

As we leave the wondrous views of Everest behind, we drive a short distance to Shegar. Along the way we cross the Pang La pass, with more views of the Himalayas. Tonight will be spent in the comfortable Hotel Quomolongma.

 

Day 12 – Drive to Xigatse

Our day today will be spent along the Friendship Highway as we cross the highest pass of our journey, Gyatmso La, and head through Lhatse. We continue on with a short drive to Shigatse, the second largest city in Tibet.

 

Day 13 – Sightseeing & Drive to Gyantse

Not a minute is wasted as we have a full morning of exploring the local markets and Tashilungpo Monastery. It is very intriguing to see how ancient Tibetan culture compares to the modern day culture we will experience. There are endless amounts of sights, both modern and ancient, to see around this city. A short drive will take us to the city of Gyantse. We will be given the opportunity of experiencing more wondrous Tibetan culture as we see the Gyantse Dzong and Kumbum. Expansive views of the valley can be seen from the ancient Dzong fort. The Kumbum is much more than a stupa, as numerous Tibetan murals and small chapel houses surround it. Even if you are no art connoisseur these ancient murals and architecture will amaze you. Another comfortable night will be spent in a hotel in Gyantse

Day 14 – Drive to Lhasa

Today is an amazing day of driving as we head towards Lhasa. Numerous passes, such as Khambo La and Kharo La, provide wondrous views of the Himalayan range. A colossal glacier rises nearly straight up from the road as we pass Kharo La. The turquoise Yamdrok Lake. The drive is no daunting task as we pass through many more beautiful Tibetan valleys and quiet villages along the way. Our final destination is a first rate hotel in Lhasa.

 

Day 15 – Sightseeing in Lhasa

Today we will take an easy visit to Jokhang Temple. This temple is the most revered shrine in all of Tibet and is constantly bustling with devout worshippers. We will also be given the opportunity to shop in Barkor, the crowded central market of Lhasa. In the afternoon we will visit is Sera Monastery, a fifteenth century sprawl of golden roofs and whitewashed walls. This well preserved monastery is located just a few miles North of Lhasa and is home to several hundred monks. Its famous debating activities are happening 3-4pm quite regularly every day, so remind our guide not to miss it.

 

Day 16 – Sightseeing in Lhasa

A trip to Tibet would not be complete without experiencing the vital Potala Palace. This palace is Lhasa’s cardinal landmark and is a wonder of Eastern architecture. Your first site of this massive structure will be a magical moment remembered for years to come. It has been a palace since the fifth or sixth century and was once home to the Dalai Lama. This truly amazing day will ended with a visit to the Drepung Monastery. Once the world’s largest monastery, housing 10,000 monks, Drepung monastery lies hidden in rocky ridges just beyond the city. Surprisingly much of the building was left untouched throughout so many hundreds of years.

 

Day 17 – Fly back to Kathmandu

Today we will fly back to Kathmandu. This is a sad day for many. However, the memories will last for a lifetime.

Day 18 – Leisure in Kathmandu

Leisure time in Kathmandu. It’s indeed time for the souvenir hunting around Kathmandu’s noted places having optional trip to tranquil historic heritages in your own or with us or  with our versatile guide. We provide extra drive and drop services anywhere.

 

Day 19 – Depart Kathmandu

Our Tour officer meets you in Hotel for the Departure Transfer to Kathmandu’s International Airport. We will be always welcoming you back to Nepal for various other stunning Trekking or looking forward to serving you in our other country travel arrangements.

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