Mount Evest Base Camp Tour
Scenic Spots :Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Norbulingka, Sera Monastery, Barkhor Market, Ramoche Monastery, Yangpachen, Tibet Museum and Tibetan family
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Day 1: Arrival in Lhasa
Upon your arrival in Lhasa, you will be met by your local guide at Lhasa airport or train station. Be driven to the downtown Lhasa and check in your hotel.
Lhasa at an altitude of 3,650 meters, is situated on the north bank of Kyichu River. Lhasa in Tibetan means "Place of the Gods", the residence of the Dalai Lama is the capital of Tibet.
Day 2: Lhasa
After breakfast, our guide will pick you up from the hotel; visit the Potala Palace.After lunch, you will visit Jokhang Temple and Norbulinka.
Potala Palace,this legendary palace built atop a single hill is synonymous with Tibet by the first foremost king Songtsen Gompa. The Potala Palace was the chief residence of the Dalai Lama until the 14th Dalai Lama fled to Dharamsala, India in 1959. Today the Potala Palace has been converted into a museum.
Jokhang Temple is the first Buddhist temple in Tibet, located on Barkhor Square in Lhasa. It was built during the reign of king Songsten Gampo (605?-650 CE) to celebrate his marriage with Chinese Tang Dynasty princess Wencheng, who was a Buddhist. The temple was called the Tsulag Khang or 'House of Wisdom' but it is now known as the Jokhang which means the 'House of the Buddha'.
Norbulingka meaning Jewel Park, was Dalai Lama's summer palace since the Seventh. Its light-hearted air makes it less demanding than most sights in Lhasa The Norbulinka is well worth a visit at festival times and public holidays. On Shoton Festival, the park is crowded with picnickers, and traditional Tibetan opera performances are also held there.
Day 3: Lhasa-Yamdrotso lake-Gyangtse-Shigatse
Today you will have a long journey. On the way to Gyangtse, you will visit Mount Gangbala which is over than 5000m and Yamdrotso lake which is one of the three holy lakes in Tibet. After visit Gyangtse Kumbum and have a view of Zongshan ruins from afar, you will be driven to Shigatse.
Yamdrok Lake or Yamdrotso lake is one of the three largest sacred lakes in Tibet. It is over 72 km (45 miles) long. The lake is surrounded by many snow-capped mountains and is fed by numerous small streams. The lake does have an outlet stream at its far western end.
Gyangtse Kumbum, also named Palcho Monastery or Palgor Chorten 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.
Day 4: Shigatse-Lhatse-Tingri
After visit Tashilumpo Monastery which was Built in 1447, you will be driven to Lhatse and Tinggri. On the way you Tinggri, you are requested to show your Tibet Tour Permit and passport so that you will be allowed to enter Mount Everest Base Camp next day. Overnight in Tinggri.
Tashilunpo Monastery: 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. The Kloster attracts thousands of Buddhists and tourists from domestic and abroad to travel and worship every year.
Tingri or Dingri or Dhingri is a town in southern Tibet. It is in Tingri County, Shigatse Prefecture with a population of around 523. It is often used as a base by mountain climbers preparing to ascend Mount Everest or Cho Oyu.Tingri Shekar (Dring ri Shel dkar) is a small town approximately 60km north-west of Mount Everest and just over 50 km from the Nepali border in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. It is at an altitude of about 4,300 metres (approx. 14,107 feet).
Day 5: Tinggri-Evrest Base Camp-Tinggri
On the way to Mount Everest Base Camp, you will have a glimpse of 4 mountains which is over 8000 meters high: Mt. Lhotse (8516m), Mt. Everest(8848m), Mt. Qowowuyag(8201m), Mt Mayalu(8463m). Arrive at Rongbu Monastery where the view of Mt. Everest it is fabulous and splendid.
Mt. Everest, called Mount Qumulangma in Tibetan Language, is the highest peak of the Earth and probably the most coveted mountain in adventurous travelers'eyes. Journey to Mt. Everest Base Camp is a both physical as well as psychological challenge to you, but it will definitely reward you with the most unparalleled views, a panorama of Himalayan peaks and never forgotten beautiful memories.
Rongbuk Monastery is a good place for overlooking Mt. Everest. It's only 25 kilometers straightaway from the Everest Peak. Rongbuk Monastery is the highest monastery on the earth, with an altitude of 5,100 meters (16728 feet). The monastery was built in 1899, as a Nyingmapa monastery since it was said that once Padmasambhava, founder of Nyingmapa, preceded his religious cultivation here. It is one of the very few monasteries that houses Lamas and nuns in the same monastery.
After a good rest for whole night at Tinggri, you will be driven along the 580 Kilometers Friendship Highway back to Lhasa.
Day 6: Lhasa-Departure
Free explore Tibet until you will be driven to the airport or train station for your next destination. See off.