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Kathmandu-Lhasa-Gyantse-Shigatse-Rongbuk Monastery
(15 Nights 16 Days)
 
     
 
An Adventure In Tibet An Overland Tour To The “Roof Of The World”
(15 Nights 16 Days)
Kathmandu – Lhasa – Gyantse – Shigatse – Rongbuk Monastery
 
Day To Day Itinerary
 

Day 1 Kathmandu
Upon arrival you are received and escorted to the comforts of your hotel. Pre departure briefing in the evening.

Day 2 Kathmandu
After breakfast, proceed for a sightseeing tour of Kathmandu City.

Day 3 Lhasa (3,660m)
This morning we fly to Lhasa. On arrival we are escorted to our hotel at Lhasa.

Day 4 Lhasa
Today we visit the Potala Palace.

Day 5 Lhasa
Visit the Ganden Monastery & Drepung Monastery outside Lhasa.

Day 6 Namtso Lake (4,718m)
Morning we take the 6 hr drive to Namtso
(4,718m), one of the holy lakes in Tibet and the second largest salt lake in China.

Day 7 Lhasa
Today we drive back to Lhasa.

 

Lhasa Biru

 

Day 8 Gyantse
Today we drive along the Friendship Highway to Gyantse. Enroute we cross the Khamba La (4,794m) and the Karo La (5,045m).

Day 9 Shigatse (3,900m)
Morning visit the Gyantse Dzong and Gyantse Kumbum. Later drive to Shigatse, a short drive of only 90kms. Afternoon explore the local market and the Tashilhunpo Monastery.

Day 10 New Tingri (4,050m)
This morning drive to Shegar / New Tingri (4,050m), en route visit Shakya monastery and Shekar Chode and the Gyamtso La (5,220m)..

Day 11 Rongbuk Monastery (4,920m)
Today we drive upto the Rongbuk Monastery and visit the Everest Base Camp.

Day 12 Rongbuk Monastery
Explore Everest Base Camp and the surrounding area.

Day 13 Old Tigri (4,390m)
Morning explore the surroundings; Later we drive to Old Tingri on the Friendship Highway.

Day 14 Zhangmu (2,300m)
Today we cross the Lalung La (5124m) and the Shung La (5200m) and arrive at Zhangmu.

Day 15 Kathmandu
Morning we drive a few kilometers to the Friendship Bridge, which spans the Bhote Koshi River and marks the Chinese - Nepalese border. After completing the immigration formalities we continue the drive to Kathmandu.

Day 16 Kathmandu
Today we escort you to the International Airport for your flight.

 
 
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