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Hiking to Mountain Everest

11-Day of Lhasa, Shigatse, Tingri, Rongbuk Mongastery Tour

Hiking to Mountain Everest

Trekking in Tibet has proven to be a unique way to visit and explore this mysterious land and enjoy the diverse culture, centuries-old cilvilization and natural attractions. treking to the breathtaking mt. everest will make the journey an unforgettable one.
Note: The processing time for a Tibet Permit is 20 days. It would be wise to confirm your Tibet tour at least 30 days before travel to ensure adequate time is available to process the Tibet Permit.

Tour Code: xz-8

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Day1

Lhasa Arrival

Meals: No Meals
Hotels: ShangBaLa Hotel 

Day2

Lhasa

Attractions:Barkhor Street,Potala Palace,Jokhang Temple

- Potala Palace: Former winter home of the Dalai Lama, a vast, awe-inspiring maze of corridors and stairs leading through countless rooms of richly decorated statues, tombs, murals and antiques. You will climb past the White Palace into the Red Palace, where the file of pilgrims offering silk scarves, coins or yak butter to burn in the shrines combine to make this an unforgettable experience. Note: you need to be fit for climbing up the long stairways.
- Jokhang Temple: Smaller and more manageable than the Potala, this 4-storey, golden-roofed temple is at the heart of a rich and living Tibetan Buddhism. Many locals pray here regularly; the Temple is surrounded by Barkhor Street and thronged with pilgrims and visitors. Yak butter lamps burn in front of rich statuary that includes the Sakyamuni Buddha brought to Tibet by Princess Wen Cheng in the 7th Century.
- Barkhor Street: Built about 1,300 years ago, The Barkhor (pilgrims' circuit) is found in the heart of Lhasa encircling the Jokhang Temple. In the past, it was a designated circumambulation circuit, "a saint's road" in the eyes of Tibetans. Many people call the Barkhor "the window of Tibet" as it exhibits typical Tibetan life. Watch the pilgrims, wearing their local dress from many different parts of Tibet, as they circle clockwise around Jokhang Temple with prayer wheels, or prostrate them near the front gate. Join the locals and visitors to shop for local goods at the colourful stalls, or relax in a coffee shop or tea house to enjoy the passing parade.
- Kechu Hotel : Located near Jokhang Temple,The Kechu hotel and restaurant has a beautiful garden and provides Tibetan and Nepal food.
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch at Kechu Hotel
Hotels: ShangBaLa Hotel 

Day3

Shigatse

Attractions:Yomdrok Lake,The Palgor Chorten

- Yomdrok Lake: Dotted with a dozen islands and abundant in natural resources, Lake Yamdrok has the highest power station in the world, and is also the largest habitat for water birds in Tibet, attracting countless swans and gulls every summer.
- The Palgor Chorten: Pelkhor Choede (Kumbum), also named Palcho Monastery, is very different from other monasteries. Built as a Tibetan monastery, its structural style is very unique, reputed as the lord of Tibetan stupas. In addition, it is famous for the architecture, sculpture, and mural painting art. It lies about 270 kilometers (168 miles) south of Lhasa and 100 (62 miles) east of Shigatse at the foot of Dzong Hill.
Meals: Breakfast, dinner
Hotels: Shigatse Hotel 

Day4

Tingri

Attractions:Sakya Monastery

- Sakya Monastery: Sakya Monastery is the first Sakyapa sect of Tibetan Buddhism created by its initiator Khon Konchog Gyalpo in 1073. The monastery has a colossal collection of highly valuable art pieces, including abundance handwriting sutra copied by all the Tibetan calligraphists. Sakya's collection of treasures also contains 3,000 pieces of sutras that have thousands of years of history.
Meals: Breakfast, dinner
Hotels: No

Day5

Tingri

Attractions:Old Tingri to Tsojan Village Trekking

- Old Tingri to Tsojan Village Trekking: Today we will trek from old Tingri to Tsojan Village which is a small village with an altitude of 4,500.we will hiking 4-6 hours.Camping in tents.
Meals: Breakfast, dinner
Hotels: No

Day6

Tingri

Attractions:Tsojan Village to Lama La Pass

- Tsojan Village to Lama La Pass: Today we will trek from Tsojan Village to Lama La Pass which is a small village with an altitude of 5,100. we will hiking 4-6 hours.Camping in tents.
Meals: Breakfast, dinner
Hotels: No

Day7

Tingri

Attractions:Lama La Pass to Zemukh

- Lama La Pass to Zemukh: Today we will trek from Lama La Pass to Zumukh which is a small village with an altitude of 4,900.we will hiking 4-6 hours.Camping in tents.
Meals: Breakfast, dinner
Hotels: No

Day8

Rongbuk Mongastery

Attractions:Zemukh to Rongbuk Trekking

- Zemukh to Rongbuk Trekking: Today we will trek from Zemukh to Rongbuk monastery which is a highest temple in the world with an altitude of 5,200.we will hiking 4-6 hours.Camping in tents.
Meals: Breakfast, dinner
Hotels: Rongbuk Monastery Guesthous

Day9

Shigatse

Attractions:Rongbuk Monastery(with Mt.Everest),Rongbuk Monastery to Mt.Everest Camp Base Trekking,

- Rongbuk Monastery to Mt.Everest Camp Base Trekking: Today we will trek from Rongbuk monastery to Mt.Everest Camp Base with an altitude of 5,200.we will hiking 2-3 hours.Camping in tents.
- Rongbuk Monastery(with Mt.Everest): Rongbuk Monastery is the highest temple at an altitude of 5,100 meters (16728 feet). Mt. Everest, called Mount Qumulangma in the Tibetan Language, is the highest peak on the Earth and probably the most coveted mountain in adventurous travelers' eyes. A journey to the Mt. Everest Base Camp is a both physical as well as psychological challenge to visitors, but it will definitely reward them with the most unparalleled views – a panorama of Himalayan peaks - and never-forgotten beautiful memories. On May 8, 2008, the Olympic Torch for the 2008 Beijing Olympics was taken to the peak and lit by a group of Chinese mountaineers, making it the first time ever for the Olympic torch to be lit on the "top of the world".
Meals: Breakfast, dinner
Hotels: Shigatse Hotel 

Day10

Lhasa

Attractions:Tashilunpo Monastery

- Tashilunpo Monastery: Tashilhunpo Monastery was founded in 1447 by Gyalwa Gendun Drup (1st Dalai Lama) and is a historically and culturally important monastery. Its name means "heap of glory" or "all fortune and happiness gathered here". Painted in red and white, the buildings in the kloster stand closely together in terraced rows, offering a grand and majestic view. Tashilunpo Kloster represents the Tibetan super architecture art in the Last Tibetan spirit.5 story temple which contains a 26 meters (86ft) sitting statue of the Maitreya Buddha (Jamba Chyenmu) inside the grounds of the monastery. The statue was cast from 6,700 ounces of gold and over 115,000 kg of copper, making it the biggest copper Buddhist statue in the world.
Meals: Breakfast
Hotels: ShangBaLa Hotel 

Day11

Lhasa Departure

Meals: Breakfast

Price Per Person in US Dollars

  • 2014 Price
Nov.1-Mar.31 Superior Deluxe Economy Single Room Supplement*
1 person ---
2-5 persons --$449 /
6-9 persons --$449 /
>10 persons --$449 /
Apr.1-Oct.31 Superior Deluxe Economy Single Room Supplement*
1 person ---
2-5 persons --$539 /
6-9 persons --$539 /
>10 persons --$539 /

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  • Centrally Located Hotels with daily western & Chinese buffet breakfasts
  • Authentic Chinese Food
  • Private Cars and Drivers
  • Private Guides
  • Flights & Transfers in China
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  • Service Charge & Government Taxes
  • Insurance
  • Luggage Transfers

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