Note: If your arrival time is different from others and you don’t want to wait for the free shuttle bus, then we can arrange private airport pick up/transfer for additional cost CNY400. It is free for train station pick up / transfer. Please let us know your arrival time and detail information of flights/train.
Meals & Accommodations: As Specified in the itinerary
Our guide will greet you at airport/ train station and transfer you to your hotel. Our staff will give you a brief orientation about this trip and the rest of the day will be your own to take rest. We suggest you to drink lots of water and take a good rest at your hotel room to avoid from altitude sickness and dehydration.
The first four days of this trip is for acclimation and avoid jet-lag including Yesterday. This morning, we are visiting Potala Palace for a detail learning about this magnificent building’ s architect and stories and followed by visiting mystery Jokhang temple. Have a look around Barkhore Street to enjoy different artifacts, spiritual equipment and the global visitors to this Holy City, Lhasa.
Right after your breakfast, our guide will escort you to visit Drepung and Sera Monasteries which are the biggest and oldest Gelugpa sect’s monasteries from many other monasteries. Ramoche Temple is another essence to this day.
After your breakfast, we are moving forward to Shigatse through beautiful Yamdrok Lake, Karola Glacier and Gyantse Pekor Choede Monastery. You will get to feel the authenticity of every spots mentioned and enough time to explore around. This evening we would reach to Shigatse where your hotel has booked. Accommodation: Shigatse
We will be continuing our trip after visiting the historical rich Penchan Lama’s Tashi Lhunpo Monastery. Shegar is 290 Kms from Shigatse. Enjoy exploring this typical Tibetan small village and get ready for the coming trek.
You could enjoy many snow capped mountain peaks while descending through Gyatso la pass (5400m). Tonight we are camping at the foothills of the world tallest mountain, Rongbuk Valley.
Accommodation: Rongbuk Foothills
This fresh morning we are making a short hike for 6 Km from the tent guesthouse community to the EBC marker. This could be little challenging yet memorable. You could spot herds of wild goats which are disguised in the rocky terrains. Today will be your acclimatization by hiking up over the surrounding ridges and being in the tent. We suggest you to recheck all your equipment in the afternoon and get ready for the following day’s expedition.
Accommodation: Tent House, EBC
We are loading all the equipment on the yaks and start the expedition through the rocky basin and then ascend with great views of Rongbuk glaciers. We are ascending towards the first camp(5460m) and enjoy the wild lives of the region. Tonight, we are camping at this region.
Accommodation: First Camp
Today, we are trekking towards Interim camp (5760m) through the giant mountains. Have a beautiful experiences with the great mountains and we camping at this region tonight.
Accommodation: 1st Camp Intrim Camp
Today we are trekking out from Intrim to second camp(5970m). This trek is only for 2 hours yet we are in the Rongbuk glacier. Tonight camping in the second camp.
Accommodation: Second Camp
This trek is from second camp to third camp or ABC (6340m) and back to second camp. We are still adventuring in the Rongbu glacier.
Accommodation: Second Camp
After second camp expedition, our destination waiting for us. Lhakpa Ri (7045m) will navigate several ridges and wonderful views of blooming glaciers. From the ridge of ABC, we could spot shining view of Mt. Everest and Mt. Lhakpa Ri with other numbers of peaks above 7,000m in a horizontal way. We are slowly descending down to the EBC after an ecstasy of snow peaks and mountains. Tonight stopping at Rongbuk monastery guest house.
Accommodation: Rongbuk Monastery
Enjoy a long and relaxing drive to Shigatse. You can have a proper shower tonight as we are overnight staying at a standard hotel at Shigatse.
Driving along the shore of Brahmaputra River through the northern friendship highway to Lhasa. Rest of the day is all for yourself to explore more around busy Barkhor street.
Our guide and driver would drop you to airport/ train station to continue your journey. Thank you for choosing us to make this adventurous trekking in Tibet!