On the seven-day trip from Kathmandu to Lhasa we spend one day at Everest Base Camp. Along the way we will see many other important Tibetan sites, including Sakye, Shigatse & Gyantse.
On the seven-day trip from Kathmandu to Lhasa we spend one day at Everest Base Camp. Along the way we will see many other important Tibetan sites, including Sakye, Shigatse & Gyantse. Sakye is one of the biggest and most important monasteries for the Sakyapa sect of Buddhism. Shigatse is the second largest city in Tibet and the seat of the Panchen Lama, the second holiest man after the Dalai Lama. Gyantse used to be one of the major trading stops along the Silk Road in Tibet. We will also visit Khumbum stupa, Gyantse Dzong and Palkor Chode Monastery in Gyantse. On the seventh day, we leave you in Lhasa to travel onward as you please.
We can arrange flight tickets for those who wish to fly back to Kathmandu or to mainland China.
This tour can be arranged for any size group or individuals. We can also accommodate any departure date.
Day 01: Kathmandu - Nyalam (3750 m) tour / Overnight Nyalam Guest House
Day 02: Nyalam - Tingri (4350 m) tour / Overnight Snow Leopard Guesthouse - acclimatization day
Day 03: Tingri - Everest Base Camp (4920 m) tour / Overnight Rongbuk Guesthouse
Day 04: Everest Base Camp - Lhatse (3950 m) tour / Overnight Lhatse Guesthouse
Day 05: Lhatse - Shigatse via Sakya Monastery (3900 m) / Overnight Hotel Everest Friendship
Day 06: Shigatse - Shalu Monastery - Gyantse (3950 m) / Overnight Hotel Jianzang
Day 07: Gyantse - Lhasa tour.......Tour finished!