Tibet Overland With EBC
Trip Overview of Tibet Overland With EBC
Tibet Overland With EBC Tour is one of the most beautiful place in the world to spend your holiday. This Himalayas travel to Mount Everest is one of the most popular tours in Tibet. Mount Everest base camp tour is a very comprehensive tour of Tibet with visiting the cultural, historic and natural attractions of Tibet. Tibet tour is amazing as well as challenging trip in Tibet & connected Lhasa to Kathmandu trails. Mt. Everest calls Mount Qumulangma in Tibetan Language as well and it is the highest peak of the Earth. Journey to Mt. Everest Base Camp is a both physical as well as psychological challenge to you, but it will definitely reward you with the most unparalleled view a panorama of Himalayan peaks and never-forgotten beautiful memories. EBC tour starts after flying in to
Lhasa from Kathmandu or taking a flight or train from one of the Chinese city Chengdu or Beijing or shanghai then your Tibet tour starts by exploring the cultural and historic sites of Lhasa, Shigatse and Gyantse. Afterwards drive overland, in 4-WD jeeps, across the Tibetan highlands and high passes to the fabled Rongphu Monastery and Mt. Everest Base Camp from where the view of the great North face of Mount Everest is the most spectacular of all. Tour starts with flight in and out of Lhasa. Rongbuk Monastery is a good place for overlooking Mt. Everest. It’s only 25 kilometers straightaway from the Everest Peak. Rongbuk Monastery is the highest monastery on the earth, with an altitude of 5,100 meters (16728 feet).
This is one of the easy and short time to visit Everest base camp tour. Mostly Everest Base Camp tour starts from Lhasa and will end to another beautiful city of Nepal called Kathmandu or can start from Kathmandu and end to Lhasa. After ending this tour any city Kathmandu or Lhasa few more days can be extend with more cultural tour or trek to any parts of Nepal or Tibet. This can be the great combine tour between Nepal and Tibet. Please come and enjoy your and make your holiday memorable!
Detail itinerary of Tibet Overland With EBC
KATHMANDU / NYALAM-3750m (BREAKFAST)
Departure at 5:30 hr. from Sahara Holidays Nepal Treks Pvt. Ltd, Thamel. After an approx. 6 hours drive we reach Kodari (China /Nepal Boarder). Further half hr. drive by truck will bring us to Zhangmu. Zhangmu (2300 metres) is remarkable town that hugs the rim of a seemingly no ending succession of hairpin bends down the customs area at the border of China. After the completion of Immigration formalities all check drive to Nyalam. Nyalam (3750 metres) is a funky little town around 30 km before the Nepal border. It has been steadily growing in size and facilities have been improving over the last few years. This no doubt due to burgeoning trade opportunities with near by Nepal. O/N in Nyalam.
NYALAM / XEGAR-4200m (BREAKFAST)
From the road follows the Bhote Koshi River in a deep valley with plenty of waterfalls. After 1.5 hr. drive bring us to Nyalam pass (3800m) with the Jugal Himal in view. A continued drive via Lalung La (5050m) will bring us in view of Mt. Langtang (7245m) , Mt. Sisap. Shishapangma (8013m), Mt. Dorje Lakpa (6980m) , Mt. Makalu (8464m), Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Lhotse (8516m), & Mt. Cho Oyu (8201m). O/N in Xegar.
XEGAR / RONGBUCK-4980m (BREAKFAST)
From Shegar The Everest access road turns off the Friendship Highway around five km west of Shegar check point shortly after km market 494, from which point it winds and climbs its way 63 km to Rongbuk Monastery and on to base camp. Although there were probably monastic settlements in the area for several hundred years, Rongbuk Monastery is fairly recent. It was established in 1902 by a Nyingmapa Lama. Perhaps not of great antiquity, it can at least lay claim to being the highest monastery in Tibet and thus the world, at 4980 meters. There were once 500 monks and nums living here but local reports that the number is now only 16. Accommodation and very basic food are available at the monastery. The rooms are comfortable, heated with stoves. O/N in Rongbuk.
RONGBUCK / EBC / XEGAR-4200m (BREAKFAST)
Drive to Everest Base Camp from Rongbuck Monastery. The base camp is a dry, barren place, but the views of Everest more than make up for this. Have a photo taken a the base camp marker which disappointingly does not even mention the world Everest. It reads Mt Qomolangma Base Camp and the Chinese below in indicates 5200 metres above the sea level. On a small hill to the left of the base camp marker are a couple of prayer poles. Clamber up for great views of the world's highest peak. After visit to Everest Base Camp drive to Xegar. O/N in Xegar.
XEGAR / XIGATSE-3900m (BREAKFAST)
After breakfast drive to Xigatse. Depending upon the road conditions will be visit Sakya Monastery. Sakya is one of the oldest and most important monastery. Reach Xigatse, the place of the famous Tashilumpo Monastery the seat of Panchen Lama until his death in 1989 with its huge Thanka Wall cleary visible on north side of the road. O/N in Xigatse.
XIGATSE / GYANTSE-3950m (BREAKFAST)
After visiting Tashilunpo Monastery in the morning including the Bazaar of Xigatse, drive to Gyantse which is 02 hr. Gyantse is small bustling town steeped in history. It lies 264 km. Southwest of Lhasa on the northern bank of Nyang Chu River. In the 15th Century it served as the Capital of a small Kingdom. Visit Kumbum Chorten & Phklkor Monastery which was built around 1400 AD It later became the main centre for trade with British India. O/N in Gyantse.
GYANTSE / LHASA-3650m (BREAKFAST)
08 hr. drive takes you to Lhasa crossing the Karola Pass (5010m) and Kambala Pass (4794m.). The Karola climbs between two lofty mountains, Nozing Khang Sa (7223m) and Ralung (6236m). While driving you will see the Yamdrok Tso (Truquoise Lake) which takes approx. 1 hour to cross around. After passing Kambala, Lhasa Valley is seen to the north. You will also cross the Brahmaputra River. Reaching Lhasa and check in hotel. The accompanied guide will reconfirm your onward airline ticket. O/N in Lhasa.
LHASA CITY TOUR (BREAKFAT)
These days you will be engrossed with sightseeing and excursions of the Potala Palace, the Jokhang Temple surrounding Barkhor Market, Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery. O/N in Lhasa.
LHASA KATHMANDU (BREAKFAST)
Transfer to airport with our representative. Departure of flight for Kathmandu would be approx. 10 AM China standard time and arriving in Kathmandu at 09 AM Nepal standard time. It takes 1 hr. 10 minutes flight from Lhasa to Kathmandu. During the flight you will see the following: Yarlung Tsangpo River, Lake Yamdrok, Mt. Kanchenjunga (8586m), Mt. Makalu (8463m) and Mt. Everest. (Weather Permitting).
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- Twin sharing different standard accommodation as per different category package with breakfast.
- All necessary transportation by 4 WD Toyota Landcruiser.
- Sightseeing tour as per the Program, an English speaking Guide and monastery entrance fees.
- China/ Tibet visa fees, Tibet permit and necessary domestic and international flight as per itinerary.
- All expenses of personal Nature.
- Nepal re-entry visa fee and airport Departure Tax
- Charge for photography, air ticket reconfirmation fee and Insurance etc.
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Dear Gopal thnaks very much for all your organization, we had no problem in our trip to lhasa. the guide was very very exellent, always ready to make us happy and comfortable. the guide was a very good knowledge off the history of each temple and each monastery and places. they changed the hotel, but the result was really incredible because the new one was in the center and very clean. more than what we were expecting, it was like a 4 stars in Europe. really in reccomanded you and your organization. hoping to see you again for a new adventure. Massimo from Italy.
I just wanted to say a very big THANK YOU from us all for all your hard work in arranging the Tibet trip for us, after the fun day we had I personally never got to say thank you or good bye. We had a fantastic time in Nepal and Tibet - thank you again for your part and if you are on facebook please have a look for me as there are lots of great photos of the trip -. I will attach one of you to this e-mail. Julie, London