Sun and Snow of Himalayas: Kyerong - Shikadze - Llasa -Yamdrok Lake - Everest Base Camp tour 8 days 7 nights

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Duration: 8 days/ 7 nights

Activities: Traditional Tibet Everest tour arranged from Nepal. In Tibet you will explore three most important cities: Lhasa, Shikadze and Gyantse. Cultural Sightseeing, Mountain View Tour, UNESCO Heritage Sites Tour. Explore different regions of Tibet. Visit Holy Lake Yamdrok, famous Karola glacier and greatest tibetan buddhism monasteries. Explore the Potala Palace residence of Dalai Lama and Barghor Street in Lhasa, Pelkhor Chode Monastery in Gyantse and Tashilhunpo monastery the residence of Panchen Lama in Shikadze. Visit the highest touristic point at Mount Everest - EBC - Everest Base Camp. Itis the most comfort way to see the Mt Everest. No trekking, just the enjoy the ride. Roads in Tibet are perfect and the trip to EBC from Tibet side is much more convinient then from Nepal.

Best Time: All around the year

Note:This program is arranged from Nepal (Kathmandu) via Kyerong border.


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Day Program

Nepal to Kyirong- Shigatse

Cross the border, meet a Tibetan Guide. There, our paperwork will be checked and from there, we will drive in Tourist Bus to 1st village of Tibet, Kerung and then drive to the town of Shigatse is located at an altitude of 3900 m The second velichene city of Tibet, located in the beautiful green valley.

Overnight at Hotel.


Shigatse to Lhasa.

After breakfast, Early in the morning, visit the popular Tashilhunpo Monastery founded by Gendun Drup-the first Dalai Lama in 1477 in Shigatse and drive to Saga (7 hrs Drive) via Lhatse alongside Brahmaputra River. Most of the time the drive is past farmers and nomads land with spectacular sceneries of natural mountains and rivers of the western Tibet. Then drive to Lhasa, the administrative capital and a prefecture-level city of the Tibet Autonomous Region.

Overnight at Hotel


Lhasa Sightseeing - Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street

Morning visit the Jokhang temple built in middle of 7th century and after that explore around the Barkhore square area. Afternoon visit the Potala palace which is built in 7th century and extend in 17th century by 5th Dalai Lama.

Overnight at Hotel


Visit Drepung and Drakyarpa

Morning visit the former biggest Gelungpa school monastery and afternoon visit the Drak Yerpa meditation cave for the former Indian and Tibetan great master date back 7th century.

Overnight at Hotel


Lhasa - Yamdrok Lake - Gyantse – Shigatse(337km)

We begin our journey west, by zigzagging up the Kampa la pass (4700m) to get a breathtaking glimpse of the holy Yamdrok Lake with its turquoise waters and snowcapped Mt. Nyenchen Khangsar in the distance. Then we’ll continue driving along the lake for few kilometers and stop for lunch at Nagar tse.

The rest of the day will be spent enjoying the many magnificent valleys and Tibetan villages that we pass through. En route we will stop at Karo la (5150m) to see the holy Mt. Nyenchen Kangsar glacier.(tickets is not included)

In Gyantse, we’ll visit the Kumbum Stupa next to the Palkhor Choede monastery. (entry tickets is not included)This magnificent multi-door structure is the largest stupa in Tibet and is not only known for its architecture but also its old sculptures and paintings all around its inner walls. In the late afternoon we’ll drive to Shigatse and stay overnight.


Shigatse –Tingri- Mt. Everest(360km)

Morning visit the Tashi Lhunpo monastery which is the biggest Gelungpa monastery in Shigatse area and it’s the seat of Famous Buddhist master Pachen lamas, after we will drive straight to EBC, crossing several passes along the way. Prepare yourself for your first view of the Himalayans at Gyatso La Pass (5400 m). You can actually see Mt. Everest in the distance from the viewing point at the pass.

Few kilometers after the border check point, we’ll turn off the Friendship Highway and zig-zag our way up to Gawu La Pass (5250 m), a great spot for a view of all the Himalayan Range’s mountains above 8000 meters. From left to right you will see Mt. Makalu (8463 m), Mt. Lotse (8516 m), Mt. Everest (8844 m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8201 m) and Mt. Shishapama (8020 m).

After arriving at Everest Base Camp, we’ll settle into the tent guesthouse. The Rongbuk monastery houses both monks and nuns and is the highest monastery in the world.


Mt. Everest- Sheshangbangma – Pelkutso- Kyriong

After breakfast drive to the Himalayas glacier group - Shishapangma glacier group, Shishapangma peak at 8012 meters above sea level in the world, 14 peaks over 8,000 meters in the top 14, is the only complete 8000 meters in China, the most fascinating is the ice tower area of 5,000 meters above sea level - 5800 meters, static and beautiful, just like the glacier garden, the sun Shishapangma peak, snow-capped, spectacular. Then drove to Pelgutso, the largest lake in Shigatse region. About 300 square kilometers, the lake is clear and blue with a blue distortion. Lakeshore has a variety of Tibetan plateau species, wildlife.


Kyriong to Border

Morning cross the border and end the Tibet part tour

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Dates of group tours (Kyirong-Lhasa-Mt. Everest-Kyirong) you can join in 2018:

Tour name Date Booking deadline Price (6 pax +)
TOUR 40: Sun and Snow of Himalayas 28th of April - 5th of May 10th of April 812$
TOUR 41: Sun and Snow of Himalayas 8th of June - 15th of June 20th of May 987$
TOUR 42: Sun and Snow of Himalayas 7th of July - 13th of July 15th of June 987$
TOUR 43: Sun and Snow of Himalayas 9th of August - 16th of August 13th of July 987$
TOUR 44: Sun and Snow of Himalayas 6th of September - 13th of September 10th of August 987$
TOUR 45: Sun and Snow of Himalayas 11th of October -18th of October 14th of September 987$
TOUR 46: Sun and Snow of Himalayas 2nd of November - 9th of November 12th of October 812$
TOUR 47: Sun and Snow of Himalayas 30th of November - 7th of December 16th of November 812$

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Cost Includes of above program:

Accommodation: Lhasa, Shigatse hunging three stars hotel or similar hotel. At Everest: in tents having 7-8 person together and toilet is separate. Kyerong: The hotel does not guarantee double rooms and toilets is separate.

Meals: Lhasa, Shigatse is not included in the off-season and in the season included breakfast. Kyerong and Everest have no breakfast for the whole year.

Car: The number of seats is greater than or equal to the number of people*2 (except for 11 persons or more)

Professional English speaking guide (small language groups guide price negotiable)

Entrance fees

Tibet permit and related documents

The travel agency liability insurance

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Cost Excludes of above program:

Lunch and Dinner

Guide and driver tips (As guest wish.)

Personal consumption

Accident Insurance (Recommended Guest in Your own Country)

Oxygen and oxygen equipment (can be leased in Tibet, additional fees)


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