TOUR - 04
TIBET ADVENTURE WITH EVEREST BC 09 NIGHT/10 DAYFLY IN/DRIVE OUT or VICE VERSA
DAY 01: KATHMANDU (1,300m) ZHANGMU (2,500m) NYALAM (3,700m) 123 kms/ 156 kms
Early morning scenic drive to KODARI (Nepal Tibet border) through the beautiful Nepalese country side and after necessary border formalities both at Nepalese and Chinese immigration check-in to hotel or continue drive to NYALAM. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 02: ZHANGMU / NYALAM XEGAR (4,300m) LHATSE (4,350m) 244 kms / 264 kms
Day drive uphill to the highest plateau of the world with the typical view of the Tibetan landscape offering the sheer feeling of standing on the roof of the world crossing over LALUNGLA (5,050m), from where weather permitting, breathtaking panorama of beautiful Himalayan ranges including Mt. CHOOYO (8,201 m) and Mt. XISHAPAGMA (8,012m) but dwarfed by the vastness of the Tibetan plateau. From TINGRI, one can enjoy the glimpse of MT> EVEREST (8,8458m). Overnight at hotel.
DAY 03: XEGAR/LHATSE - XIGATSE (3,900M): 244 KM/204 KM
Continue scenic drive crossing over GYATCHU LA (5,220M), the highest pass en route to LHASA via LHATSE with a high chance of encountering the Tibetan nomads with their animal herds like yaks and sheep. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 04: XIGATSE - GYANTSE (3,950M): 90 KM
Morning sightseeing to the PANCHEN LAMAS TASHILHUMPU MONASTERY Drive to GYANTSE and visit to the KUMBUM STUPA & PHALKOR MONASTERY. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 05: GYANTSE - LHASA (3,650M): 261 KM
Full day picturesque drive crossing over KAROLA (5,010M), KAMBALA (4,794M), colourful YAMDROK LAKE and the Tibetan lifeline river BRAHMA PUTRA (YARLUNG TSANGPO) Overnight at hotel.
DAY 06-07: IN LHASA
Two full days sightseeing tour to LHASA including JOKHANG TEMPLE, BARKHOR BAZAAR, and POTALA PALACE DREPUNG & SERA MONASTERIES. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 08: LHASA - KATHMANDU
Early morning drive to GONGGAR airport for departure flight to KATHMANDU or to your onward destination.