Tibet: Small Group Expedition Mt. Everest Tour HH01

7 Days From £0 (650 USD)

From narrow alleyways and buzzing bazaars to spectacular views of the world's highest mountain range, this adventure follows the classic overland route between Lhasa and Mt. Everest.

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Key Information

Travel Style: Small Group
Start Location: Lhasa, Tibet
End Location: Lhasa, Tibet
Accommodation: Hotels
Period: Feb - Nov
Difficulty: Suitable for Most Travelers

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Years In Business: 19

This spectacular 7-day trip will introduce you to the highlights and complex history of Tibet. Discover the serene beauty of Tibet, known as "the roof of the world". From narrow alleyways and buzzing bazaars to spectacular views of the world's highest mountain range, this adventure follows the classic overland route between Lhasa and Mt. Everest. Tibet's majestic scenery, mysterious and exotic religious culture and wonderful people will reward you with an indelible life long memory!

Tibet's majestic scenery, mysterious and exotic religious culture and wonderful people will reward you with an indelible life long memory!

Description

A full day by day itinerary will be provided by the tour operator when you make an enquiry about this holiday.

Includes
- Airport or train station transfer: The free airport pick-up is at 3:20 p.m. and see off is at 12:00 p.m., and train station see off is at 6:30am.
- Accommodation: 5 nights stay in comfortable 3 star standard hotels in Tibet. 1 night stay nearby EBC in tent or guesthouse according to the weather.
- Meals: mainly Breakfast. See detailed itinerary for complete listing.
- English Speaking Guide: All of our guides are local Tibetans with infectious smiles and a passion for sharing their homeland. From them you'll receive extensive information about the history, geography, culture, religion, traditions, art and music.
- Vehicle Rental & Driver: All of our vehicles are well maintained and safe. Our drivers are experienced in driving in the Tibetan landscape. Vehicle type will be according to group size.
- Travel Permits: All Tibet traveling permits.
- Entrance Fees: All entrance fees listed in the itinerary, (except optional sites) including vehicle and personal entry permit for Qomolangma Nature Preserve.

Excludes
- Transportation to and from Tibet.
- Other services of non-Tibet parts
- private expense like laundry, IDD calls, drinks in the room, etc.
- Extra expenses incurred due to unexpected natural events (delays, road washouts, etc.)
- Meals not specified in the tour itinerary
- Tips for the tour guide and driver

Prices per person - please submit an enquiry to receive a personalized itinerary and costs.

Itinerary
Day 01. Lhasa: Welcome to the oof of the World. On your arrival to Tibet, we will meet you at the airport or train station and transfer you to the hotel . Plan on taking it slow the rest of today, so you can adjust to the altitude. Remember to drink plenty of water and get plenty of sleep for the long journey ahead.
Day 02. This morning you'll wind your way up through the stunning, awe-inspiring Potala Palace. Built in 637 AD by Songtsen Gampo, it was the former winter residence for the Dalai Lamas and is truly a splendor of Eastern architecture. Next, visit the Jokhang Temple, the center of Tibetan Buddhism, also built in the 7th century on the legendary pond of
Day 03. In the morning you'll start the drive to Shigatse, via Gyantse on the Southern Friendship Highway. Crossing over the summit of Kamba La (4794 m), you'll see the tranquil turquoise waters of Lake Yamdrok below; one of the three holiest lakes in Tibet. Far in the distance you'll spot the towering massif Mt. Nojin Kangtsang (7191 m), and the staggering Karo-la Glacier (5045 m).
Day 04. his morning you'll have a chance to visit Tashilumpu Monastery, the home of the Panchen Lama, which is essentially a walled town with cobbled and twisting lanes that revolve around a magnificent monastery. Then be driven to Rongbuk Monastery (optional), the highest monastery in the world. This evening you'll have the intoxicating view of Mt. Everest. Overnight in local guesthouse or tent.
Day 05. Wake this morning below the stunning north face of Mt. Everest, (8848) the tallest mountain on earth. After breakfast, drive the remaining 8 km to visit Everest Base Camp. Then, drive back to Shigatse, and be wrapped again in the endless vistas of the Tibetan plateau.
Day 06. You'll drive back to Lhasa, but don't worry, you'll take a slightly different route this morning back to Lhasa. So, sit back and enjoy another full day of breathless mountains under an endless Himalayan sky.
Day 07. ree time in the morning for you to wander around Lhasa. Take a last, memorable look at the Potala Palace before being transported to the airport at 12:00 p.m.