TIBET EVEREST ENCOUNTER
5 days trekking to the Famous North Everest
Best Season: April-November
- Fly over Mt. Everest from
Kathmandu to Tibet.
- Explore the cultural highlights
of the Tibetan heartland.
- Trek over stunning landscape to
North Mt. Everest Base Camp.
- Drive over the Himalayas from
Tibet to Nepal.
to North Everest Base Camp
Trek - Rongphu Valley, Tibet.
your journey to Tibet with a spectacular flight
over the snow capped Himalayan mountains past
Mt. Everest, Malaku and Kanchanjunga. In Lhasa
visit the Potala, the famous palace of the Dalai
Lama, Norbulinkha, the great Drepung Monastery
and the holy Jokhang Temple. Walk amongst the
crowded Tibetan market - the bustling Barkor
Bazaar. Drive past the beautiful Turquoise lake
on the way to the historic town of Gyantse with
its unique multi-storied Kumbum Stupa. At Shigatse
walk through the massive Tashilungpo monastery
and visit the memorial 'Chorten' of the late
the high plains of Old Tingri meet up with the
trek crew and start trekking to North Everest
Base Camp. The trek will take you up the historic
expedition route from Old Tingri to Rongbuk
Monastery crossing the Langma La pass (16,900
ft). Later hike up to the North Everest Base
Camp and explore the Rongbuk glacier set directly
below the massive north-face of Mount Everest.
After gazing at the worlds highest mountain
scenery from Rongbuk drive by way of the amazing
Himalayas Highway to Kathmandu in Nepal.
driving, trekking and camping in Tibet in altitudes
between 4390m (14400ft) and 5150m (16,900ft).
Overland travel from Lhasa to Kathmandu, in
Nepal, with 6 days of trekking in the North
Mt. Everest Base Camp area. The trek portion
will be supported by a Tibetan or Nepali Sherpa
team including a camp cook who will prepare
all meals. All camping equipment will be provided.
While trekking, clients carry small day-pack
only and walk at easy pace as this trek is designed
for a more relaxed pace. All equipment and luggage
will be carried by yaks or truck or jeep.
DATES for North Everest Base Camp Trek
April to October, 2013
Tours available for groups of 2 or more
2 passengers required for tours to go.
starts in Lhasa, Tibet and ends in Kathmandu,
> Flights to Lhasa
are available from Kathmandu, Chengdu,
private tours are available
North Everest Base Camp trekking.
Fly Kathmandu, Chengdu or Beijing to Lhasa
in Tibet. Hotel.
Visit Potala Palace, Norbulinka, Drepung
& Sera monasteries, Jokhang Temple,
and Barkhor Bazaar. Hotel.
LHASA - GYANTSE - SHIGATSE
Drive to Gyantse. Visit the Khumbhum Stupa
& Phalkor Monastery. Next day drive
to Shigatse and visit the Tashilungpo Monastery.
Drive XIGATSE to TINGRI. Meet trek guide
and crew. Overnight Camp.
- RONGPHU TREK
Trek from old Tingri over Pangla pass
to famous Rongphu Monastery situated dramatically
below the north face of Mt. Everest. Camps.
NORTH EVEREST BASE CAMP
Optional day-hike to Everest Base Camp and
Overnight Camp at Rongphu.
- TINGRI - ZANGMU
to Old Tingri and then over the Himalayas
down to border town of Nyalam or Zangmu.
Enroute visit Milerapa Cave. Overnight
Cross the Friendship Bridge into Nepal
and drive to Kathmandu.
End of Trek to North Everest Base Camp.
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