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Trekking towards Mt. Everest Base Camp Area(11days)
Tour 5:Hiking Tours in Tibet

Tibet, the mysterious land beyond Himalayas, has for centuries been a seductive destination for travelers. Its rich Buddhist heritage, intrepid people and stunning natural beauty are a source of fascination and intrigue to people the world over. We offer you a way to magically step back in time, to visit an isolated, relatively untouched place in Tibetan Cultural Area, where you can be at one with nature as nowhere else.

One of the trips will start in Lhasa, the holy capital of Tibet, where we will explore its monasteries and temples under the guidance of our experts. We will then continue our journey to Gyangtse and Shigatse, where we will visit Kumbuk Monastery and Tashilunpo Monastery. Afterwards, we will go to Tingri, and from Tingri to Rombuk Monastery.. From there we will start for a 3-days hike to Mt. Everest Base Camp & surroundings. The other trip will start in Lhasa, too. And then will start hiking from Genden Monastery. After 3-4days hiking on the traditional trek with local Tibetans and yaks, we will arrive Samye Monastery located in Yalutsanpo River valley. We will take part in prayer ceremonies, visit homes and nomads' tents of local Tibetans on our trips. By experiencing the wonders and part of the spiritual challenges experienced by Tibet's pilgrims, we may gain an understanding of why Tibetans draw an equal sign between religion and life.

A: Trekking towards Mt. Everest Base Camp Area(11days)
Day 1 Fly from Beijing to Lhasa and Acclimatization. Hotel
Arrival at Gongkar airport, then about two hours drive (100kms) to arrive at Lhasa city, which is situated at an elevation of 3650 meters.

Day 2 Lhasa. Sightseeing. Hotel
Morning visit to Potala Palace, which used to be the winter palace for successive Dalai Lamas. Afternoon visit to Johkang Temple, the most sacred and oldest temple in Tibet. The walk around it is called Barkhor for all pilgrims, it is also a famous bazaar for Tibetan handicrafts and antiques. You may exploring the same alleys in the old city of Lhasa or get prepared for hiking.

Day 3 Lhasa. Sightseeing. Hotel
Morning visit to Drepung Monastery, the biggest and one of the most important monastery in Tibet, which is beautifully palace on a mountain slope outside Lhasa. Afternoon visit to Sera Monastery, where we can watch the Monks Debating which is one of the Tibetan Buddhist activities in the Monastery. And then visit to Norbulingka, the Summer Placace of Dalai Lamas.

Day 4 Lhasa to Gyangtse & Shigatse (380kms away from Lhasa). Hotel
8-hour¡¯s drive out of Lhasa will take us to Gyangtse & Shigatse. We will also visit the holy lake Yamdrok, Karola Glaciers & Kumbuk Monastery on the way.

Day 5 Shigatse to Tingri(250kms away from Shigatse). Hotel
Morning visit to Tashilunpo Monastery, the holy place for Panchen Lamas. Afternoom drive to Tingri.

Day 6 Tingri to Rombuk Monastery (130kms away from Tingri). Camping
3-hour's drive out away from Tingri, we will arrive Rombuk Monastery, the highest monastery in the world. Start 3-4hour's hiking to Mt. Everest Base Camp. Camping

Day 7 Mt. Everest Base Camp. Hiking. Camping
Hiking around Mt. Everest Base Camp area & up to Rombuk Glaciers.

Day 8 Base Camp to Rombuk Monastery. Hiking. Camping
Hiking back to Rombuk Monastery.

Day 9 Rombuk Monastery back to Shigatse. Hotel

Day 10 Shigatse back to Lhasa. Hotel

Day 11 Morning free. Fly from Lhasa back to Beijing.

Quote: (RMB/p.p. or USD/p.p.)
Over 10persons: RMB10800.00/p.p. or USD1350.00/P.P.
8-9persons: RMB11800.00/p.p. or USD1460.00/p.p.
6-7persons: RMB12000.00/p.p. or USD1480.00/p.p.
4-5persons: RMB13700.00/p.p. or USD1690.00/p.p.
2-3persons: RMB15600.00/p.p. or USD1950.00/p.p.
Single room supplement: RMB.00/p.p. or USD.00/p.p.

¡îQuote includes:
1. Accommodation for 10 nights based on double occupancy.
2. All meals (three meals per day when you eat with the group; most meals are Chinese style. Meals are available for vegetarians).
3. Transportation in Tibet except hiking areas.
4. Guided hiking.
5. Entry fees for sightseeing places listed.
6. Beijing/Lhasa/Beijing airfare.
7. Tour insurance.
¡îQuote excludes:
1. Flight between your city to Beijing.
2. Airport taxes (RMB50.00/p.p. for domestic flight; RMB90.00/p.p. for international flight depart China.
3. Drinks & personal expenses.

1. Group departs any day from Beijing if there are enough persons on the same tour. Bookings need one week in advance together with full payment and guest¡¯s passport details (name, sex, date of birth, nationality, profession, passport number and Chinese visa valid date).
2. Group will be met at Lhasa airport with sign of ¡°TTO-BEIJING¡±.
3. Tibet Travel Permit will be issued by our office in Beijing directly.
4.Owing to local natural conditions, we may save the right to change the itinerary accordingly.

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