Tibet Everest tour holidays is such a trans-Himalayas overland tour on which holiday tour you will find more than superb sceneries; also, you will find what you need and where you are at this quick-fix society. This is absolutely a rewarding tour holiday in Tibet who favors sceneries and inspiration over creature comfort.
The 850 km Sino-Nepal highway is definitely the most epic overland trip available on earth for those adventure-minded people. The panorama from Lhasa to Kathmandu is splendid variously, you can find from the towering cardinal landmark of Potala Palace to the most influential and mystical Monasteries; from the bustling and murmuring prayerful Buddhism followers to the single-minded and devoted pilgrim; from the pure turquoise holy lakes with waving prayer flags to the majestic golden summit of the Everest in sunglow; from the barren and desolate northern side of the Himalayas to the all year green and lush southern side of the Himalayas with waterfalls.
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Day 1: Arrive in Lhasa by plane or by train
Upon arrival to Lhasa at train station or airport you will be received by your Tibetan guide and driver and drive to hotel. Have a good rest in order to better acclimatize to the environment there.
Day 2: Lhasa guide tour
In the morning, drive to Drepung monastery which used to serve as the government center in Tibet until the fifth Dalai Lama moved to the famous Potala Palace. It is the biggest Buddhism College in Tibet and once home to more than 10000 monks. In the afternoon, drive to visit Sera monastery which is famous for its scripture debate session among monks that starting from 3 pm every day except Sunday
Day 3: Lhasa tour
In the morning, visit Lhasa landmark Potala Palace in which myriad chapels, audience halls, Buddhist frescoes, Thangkas, combinations of Mandela, figures of the Buddha stored. In the afternoon, visit the Johkang Temple, the center of Tibetan Buddhism, built during Songtsen Gonpo reign by princess Wencheng of the Tang dynasty, 647 AD. After the Johkang Temple, we will start a circular pilgrim route along Barkhor Street where you can purchase traditional Tibetan and Nepalese artifacts, religious implements, antiques, books, music instrument, Thangkas, and etc.
Day 4: Lhasa to Shigatse via Yamdrok Lake and Gyantse
Driving towards Yamdrok Lake and Gyantse (270km) running through a black asphalt highway. On the Gangbala Pass, you can see the fabulous turquoise Yamdrok Lake. Leaving Yamdrok-tso is a spectacular as arriving, since you have to cross the 4960m Karo-La with its awesome roadside views of the Nanchan- Kangtsang glacier. Then reached to our day final destination Gyantse, Kumbum Stupa is 35m-high chorten (stupa) with its white layers trimmed with decorative stripes and its crown-like golden dome, is awe-inspiring. The Gyantse Dzong and Pelkor Monastery is worth of exploring as well. Overnight in Gyantse.
Day 5: Shigatse to Lhatse via Sakya
Visit Tashilunmpo monastery which is the seat of the Panchen Lama, then drive through black smooth tar road to Sakya to visit Sakya Monastery, the Sakya tradition is one of the four main Buddhist schools in Tibet. It was from here that the whole of Tibet was governed during the period of Sakya hegemony and even now there are buildings of historic importance to be seen here. You can see the largest book in the world in Sakya great library written in gold. Overnight in Lhatse.
Day 6: Lhatse to Rongpuk Monastery to Everest Base Camp to Rongbuk
Driving direct towards the Everest base camp, the road up to the Everest is bumpy today. If weather permits, on the top of the Gyalpo-la pass you can see the beautiful sunrise from the peak of great Himalayan Mountains. After arrival at Rongbuk Monastery, you can have hours of hiking there around the EBC to stay with the Everest giant. Overnight in Rongbuk.
Day 7: Rongbuk Monastery to Zhangmu
In the morning, if weather is good, you can wake up early to appreciate the beautiful sunrise of the Everest. Afterwards, we will drive to Zhangmu and overnight there, the road condition is not very good. Other than the Everest, you can also see the famous mount Shishabangma(8012m) after crossing Thongla Pass in Nyalam. Overnight at Dham
Day 8: Zhangmu to Kathmandu
Your Tibetan guide will drop you off in the morning at the border bridge, you can cross the border bridge, 65m long, then check in Nepal side, you can get the Nepal visa upon arrival with USD 30, please prepare one photo of passport size to get Nepal Visa. Next step, you need to find a car or bus towards Kathmandu.