Lhasa - Gyangtse - Shigatse - Dingri - Everest Base Camp - Nepal group 7 days tour
Lhasa - Gyangtse - Shigatse - Dingri - Nepal
The Tour Itinerary:
Day-1 Arrival in Lhasa
Our guide will be expecting you outside the Arrival Hall at Gongar Airport and transfer you to the hotel. Lhasa is one of the highest cities in the world with an average altitude of 3,650 meters above sea level. Some clients may feel a little bit uncomfortable when arriving in this land, so we suggest you make full use of the remainder of the day to have a good rest and acclimatize yourself to the high altitude.
In the morning, you will visit Tibet Museum. As the first modernized museum in this area, it is an important window to introduce the glorious local culture. After having a palatable lunch, continue to visit the Sera Monastery, which is famous for the large collection of Buddhist statues, sutra and murals. Besides, the special activity of debating on Buddhist doctrines held in the monastery is quite interesting. Then visit the Norbulingka Park, a large and beautiful artificial garden.
Day-3 Lhasa - Gyangtse - Shigatse
After about one-hour's drive, you will get to Shigatse and check in the best local hotel. Visit the Tashilhunpo Monastery, which is the largest monastery in Shigatse and the residence of the Panchens. Standing on the Buddha Basking Platform, you can overlook the entire monastery and has a nice view of Shigatse city. Then proceed to the New Palace of Panchen. Built in 1954 as a summer palace for Panchen, the new palace is reputed as an ideal summer resort and boasts large collection of historical items and artistic works.
Day-4 Shigatse - Dingri-Everest Base Camp
After breakfast, you will head to Dingri. Stop over at Lhatse County for an exploration and then proceed to visit the Sakya Monastery in Sakya County along the way. As the first Sakyapa monastery of Tibetan Buddhism, the Sakya Monastery houses extensive collections of priceless treasures including murals and handwritten sutras.Traveling to the Everest Base Camp is a big challenge both physically and mentally. In July and August, sweaters are sufficient, but coats and warm clothing are indispensable for the rest of the year. Please pay attention to the weather and follow the suggestions from your guide. Then continue to visit the Rongbuk Monastery which is the highest monastery in the world and one of the best spots to have a full view of the Mt. Everest.overnight in Rongbuk
Day-5 Everest Sightseeing
The North Col of Everest is located in Tinggri (Shegar). Massive glaciers and seracs feature a thrilling splendor. The peak has been a holy climbing attraction for world's mountaineers.
Day-6 Dingri - Zhangmu
Today you will experience a long drive from Dingri to Zhangmu. Due to the limited conditions, the road here can be bumpy and muddy; the hostels are not so well-equipped; and the food can not meet our serving standard, so it is advisable to take some snacks or chocolates to replenish the energy consuming. overnight in Zhangmu
Day-7 Zhangmu - Nepal
Your Nepal adventure will start today after you go through the Kodari (Friendship Bridge) on China-Nepal border. You are going to enter Nepal, visits in Nepal,end the tour.