Tibet Overland with EBC Tour with Himalaya Thunder Treks is great journey, probably the best to explore Tibet. The most excellent way to experience Tibet with its culture, tradition, monasteries, practice of Buddhism and snow capped mountains. This overland trip sees the sights of Tibetan heritages such as Potala Palace, the icon of Tibet with monasteries like Sera. During the trip “Buddha’s House” also discovered which is known as Jokhang Temple.
The major attraction of the overland trip is Everest base camp. Traveling on the Friendship Highway along with smiling mountains with snow cap and best scenery makes the journey heavenly. Lhasa, Gyantse, Shigatse these three major cities also visited with their traditional, cultural and monumental setting. These cities are not only developing as business hub they are the centers for spirituality of Tibetan Buddhism.
Everest Base Camp with elevation and adventurous snow land attracts toward its glorious presence. Ultimately every one feels the pride of being here near to the highest mountain. Himalaya Thunder Treks with its best arrangements and experienced team acclimatize you and keeps the journey safe and enjoyable.
Trip Grade: Easy
Activities: Tours & Sightseeing
Accommodation: Lodge / Camping
Meals: Breakfast in kathmandu/All the meals during tour in Tibet
Trip Duration: 9 Days
Max. Altitude: -
Group Size: Minimum 4
Best Season: April, May, June, July
Transportation: Car/ Van/ Plane
Day 01: Flight to Lhasa Flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa; warm welcome in Lhasa (Gongar) airport by Himalaya Thunder Treks staff. Acclimatization with elevation setting.
Day 02: Lhasa Sight seen Sight Seen including Potala Palace, the 13-soreyed palace used to winter abode for the Dalai Lama. The incredible palace hosts panoramic view of Lhasa covers various places around. Sera Monastery, founded in 1419 by Sakya Yeshe, a disciple of Tsongkhapa is another destination for the day.
Day 03: Explore Lhasa Jokhang Temple, sacred temple of Tibet refers as “Buddha’s House”. Jokhang Temple presents the convergence of Tibet’s Spiritual and secular life. Barkhor Bazaar is the most important religious paths with shopping. Another attraction of Lhasa is Norbulingkha, the summer palace of the Dalai Lama.
Day 04: Drive to Gyantse During the drive to Gyantse will stop at Yamdrok Yumtso Lake and capture Karola Snowy Mountain on eyes. After that another destination are Kumbum Stupa, Palkor Monastery and Gyantse Old Street.
Day 05: Drive to Shigatse Shigatse, the second largest city and the business hub, Tashilunpo Monastery and New Palace of Panchen are main destination for the day. Tashilunpo Monastery is famous for Tibetan Buddhism.
Day 06: Drive to Shegar Shegar is known as New Tingri during this drive tour team visit Sakya Monastery (4280m).
Day 07: Drive to Rongbuk/explore EBC Rongbuk is known as the largest temple it’s the place from where one can make excursion to Everest Base Camp. Exploring Everest Base Camp and can enjoy the horse cart here.
Day 08: Drive to Zhangmu This drive passes the 5000m elevated Nyalmo Tong La Pass. During the drive tour team will visit the meditation cave of Milarepa at Nyalam.
Day 09: Drive to Kathmandu Zhangmu is near to border of Nepal, from where tour team can enter Nepal. After crossing the Kodari border between Tibet and Nepal with completing immigration and custom formalities further drive to Kathmandu (144km).And one memorable Nepalese evening ahead before good bye.
Note: Presented Itinerary is our tentative plan to make your Nepal experience rich. It can be customized as client's interest and timeframe.
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