We will pick you up from the airport and take you to the hotel to rest and relax to acclimatize. It’s about one hour journey from airport to Lhasa, on bus we will give you few tips and information how to avoid altitude sickness. Later in the evening we have arranged welcome dinner and also short talk from the organizer about the tour and other information.
Lhasa Sightseeing - Jokhang and Potala Palace
Morning we will visit the Jokhang Temple, the spiritual center of Tibetan Buddhism, attracts thousands and thousands of pilgrimage from all over Tibet and around the world, it was built by the great King Songten Gampo. In the afternoon we will visit Potala palace, served both as administrative centre and religious centre. It was built in the 7th century by Tibetan king “Songtsen Gampo” and later renovated by 5th Dalai Lama in the 17th century. You can explore the grandest of these myriad chapels, its audience halls, the jeweled and golden burial chortens (sputa Tombs) of past Dalai Lamas, and tremendous number of Buddhist frescoes, Thangkas, combinations of Mandela, figures of the Buddha.
Trekking around Lhasa (Health Check)
After breakfast we will take pack lunch and head to trek at Sera's Gyenbo Utse for few hours during that time we will observe and check fitness for the next trip to Everest Adventure trekking (Health Check). Afternoon we will prepare the equipments and load the vehicle also our leader or guide will check your equipments. Then you are free to have wonder around Bhakor Street and we will meet up for dinner.
Lhasa to Shigatse
After breakfast we start the journey and head toward Shigatse which is the second largest city in Tibet. It’s also the home town of Banchen Lama, so his famous monastery Tashi Lunpo is there. From Lhasa to Shigatse we will pass many farmers and villages and some wild animals. Shigatse people especially the ladies love to wear jewels. We will spend the night in Shigatse.
Shigatse to Tingri
After early breakfast we will visit Penchen Lama’s monastery Tashilunpo monastery, it's a huge monastery where you will see many Tibetan pilgrims who has come from far away to get blessing. We will also come across many small villages; we can stop and look around, we will have our lunch at Lhatse, there people are famous for singing and play Tibetan guitar. We will come across people singing songs. We will rest for the night at Tingri.
Tingri to EBC (climates)
After breakfast we leave Tingri and head to Mount Everest, Today we drive to Mt. Everest and stay overnight in base camp, While passing through you will see Himalaya range including peaks over 8000m, Makalu, Lhotse, Everest and Cho Oyu. The best moments to watch Mt. Everest are early morning and late evening (sun rise and sun set) when Everest is shining like a goddess in the sunglow. The first sight of the mighty Everest simply leaves you speechless. We will have lunch at Tashi Zom where we can visit some village houses and local people. We will also visit Rongbuk monastery which has both monk and nun. We will have our dinner at Rongbuk monastery teahouse, the monks and the nuns will come to teahouse so we can chat with them.
Everest Base Camp 5200m
Many of us will be still in surprise of that we are at the base camp of Mt Everest so we will have short walk after breakfast around Everest base camp for 2-3 hours. Today we will take everything easy and relax, just enjoy being on the top of the world. We will be back to base camp for lunch and in the afternoon we will arrange yaks and porters there, you will see many Mountaineers from the world so you can spend some time to know them and chat with them or you can rest in the tent. There are many Tibetan tea houses where you can relax.Many of us will be still in surprise of that we are at the base camp of Mt Everest so we will have short walk after breakfast around Everest base camp for 2-3 hours. Today we will take everything easy and relax, just enjoy being on the top of the world. We will be back to base camp for lunch and in the afternoon we will arrange yaks and porters there, you will see many Mountaineers from the world so you can spend some time to know them and chat with them or you can rest in the tent. There are many Tibetan tea houses where you can relax.
Base Camp- (5400m)
After breakfast we will start our first day trekking, it would not be a long walk. For next few days trekking we will be taking pack lunch. We have arranged this trekking tour very carefully so that all of us can finish the trekking successfully without any problems. Our guide will lead us and we will be observing your moves all the time, your safety and security are our priority. We will see mountaineers getting ready for the Everest, also there will be some yaks and porters beside than our Yaks and porters. There be some wild snow bird, they are very friendly with humans, and we Tibetan call them Lhacha Khongmo (god’s bird). We will camp at 5400m for the nigh.
5400m – 6000m
After breakfast we will take pack lunch and head to 6000m, we will trek close by very beautiful Himalaya range glaciers so called Rongbuk Glaciers that consists of Middle and East Rongphu Glaciers.the beauty of glaciers and the towering ice pinnacles will make today’s trekking very exciting and memorable. We will rest at 6000m which has fantastic scenario with Mt Zhangzefong on the right side and the most beautiful and the highest glacier is also there. All the famous glacier photos are from here. We will take the opportunity and must take some photo to keep as remembrance as well as to share with friends back at home.
6000m – 6500m Adventure camp
Today is the day that we will reach the Adventure Camp the top most trekking region; this will be our highest trekking height 6500m. There will be many mountaineers who have done their summit and many are getting ready to summit. This camp is very important for Mountaineers, here they rest before summit Everest and also they keep their equipments and other necessities. Here you will see glaciers and Lhakpa Ri on the left and on the right side you will see the path to climb Mt Everest and mountaineers climbing. We will see the mountaineers climbing, from far distance, it’s like ants in rows. We will camp shoulder to shoulder with Mountaineers at Adventure camp so we will meet many mountaineers, we can chat with them and enjoy their company.
6500m – 5800m Middle Camp
After Breakfast we will say good bye and give our best wishes to the mountaineers and head back to middle camp, we will head back the same way we camp up and it's a second chance for those who missed taking photos or who want to see scenario gain. After breakfast we will have one closer look and enjoy the highest trekking place in the world and then head back to the Middle Camp 5800m.
Middle Camp to Shigatse
After breakfast we will trek till base camp where our driver will be waiting for us, we will take the opportunity of our last day trekking; take more photos for remembrance our journey to the top of the world. When we reach base camp we will pack our belongs and head back to Shigatse in our vehicle. Tonight we will sleep in the hotel where there will be nice hotels with hot shower and nice bed.
Shigatse to Lhasa
After early breakfast we will head back to Lhasa, on the way we will see the snow mountain caped Mt. Nyenchen Kangsang in the distance followed by the turquoise colored Lake Yamdrok Yumtso and Karola glacier. We will come across some wild animals and the beauty of the landscape scenarios will simply live you in peace and filled you with energy. We have our dinner in Lhasa and then take you to the hotel.
We will come and join you for breakfast and then take you to the airport and wish you farewell.