Tibet - Dza Rongphu Everest Base Camp Tour

Trip Facts

Tour Type: Lodge/Camping
Tour Grade: ▲▲ (?)
Maximum Altitude: 5220 m.
Best Season: October - November March - May


Day 01: KATHMANDU LHASA (3650m.) Fly on CHINA SOUTH WEST AIRLINES flight to Lhasa. Upon arrival at Gonggar Airport, You shall be met by your Tibetan Guide and transfer provided to Lhasa city. O/nt.at Hotel Flora.

Day 02/03: LHASA SIGHTSEEING TOUR Visit the Potala & Norbulinka Palace, Drepung & Sera monastery, Jokhang Temple & Barkhor Bazaar.

Day 04: LHASA GYANTSE (3650m.)-259/kms. Drive to Gyantse crossing The KAMBA LA (4794m.) & KARO LA (5010m.) PASS via The Lake Yamdrok-Tso. O/nt at Hotel UTSE.

Day 05: GYANTSE-SHIGATSE (3900m.)-90/kms. AM: Visit The Khumbum Stupa & Phalkor Monastery at Gyantse. Embark on a pleasant 2 hrs. drive to Shigatse. PM: Sightseeing Tour of the Tashilunpo Monastery and the free Tibetan market. O/nt. at Hotel Everest Friendship.

Day 06: SHIGATSE XEGAR (3900m.)-244/kms. Drive to (Approx. 8hrs.) Xegar, O/nt. at Guest house.

Day 07: XEGAR DZA RONGPHU (4920m.)-60/kms. Drive over rocky terrain on 4-WD by Landcruiser/s to the village of Dza Rongphu. O/nt. at Rongphu Lodge.

Day 08: EVEREST BASE CAMP EXCURSION (5090m.)A 2 hrs. trek from The Rongbuk Monastery will lead you to the base of the highest peak on Earth The North Face of Mount Everest (8848m.) Or Mount Quomolangma in Tibetan. Explore the base camp and The Ronghu Glacier. Retreat to lodge. Later in the afternoon, return to Tingri (approx 96 kms/ 3hrs). O/nt. at Hotel Snowleopard.

Day 09: TINGRI NYALAMU (3750m.)-214/kms. Drive downhill to Nyalam crossing two spectacular passes- The LALUNG LA (5082m.) & NYALAMU (3800m.) PASS. O/nt. at Snowlion Guest House.

Day 10: NYALAMU-KATHMANDU (1200m.)-123/kms. Drive downhill to Zhangmu and to The Friendship Bridge where transportation awaits for the Groups final journey to Kathmandu.

Note: B=breakfast, BB=bed-breakfast, BLD=breakfast-lunch-dinner