Everest and Namtso adventure tour is one of the most popular Tibet trip package. You will be welcomed by our guide in Xining and transfer to the train station in Xining. Taking a Tibet train trip from Xining to not only helps you gradually to acclimatize to the high altitude but also shows you the beauty of the Qinghai lake, Tso Ngonpo in Tibetan and it’s enormous grassland around, the Kunlun mountain range, Tibetan high plateau, many other beautiful lakes, nomad camps, lots of wild lives, spectacular Nyenchen Thangla mountain range and finally the view of Potala Palace, one of the seven wonders of the world's heritage.
Traveling in the world's highest train plus, an adventure travel to Mount Everest Base Camp, the world's highest mountain and Namtso lake, the second largest lake in Tibet makes this Tibet trip package even more exciting and interesting one. As usual, you take two full days of sightseeing around Lhasa city, visiting the cultural heart of Tibet. After that, you will drive directly to the western part of Tibet including Gyantse and Shigatsse through beautiful landscape of lake Yamdrok and Karola glacier, Visiting Gyantse town, lying on a historic trade route between India and Tibet, Gyantse has long been a crucial link for traders and pilgrims journeying across the Himalayan plateau. Drive from Gyantse to Shigatse is another enjoying Tibet tour with beautiful natural landscape and a big Tibetan farming land on the way to Shigatse. Drive from Shigatse to Everest base camp from Tibet side. On the way, during your Tibet tour, stop over the Tibetan villages, towns, Himalayan high mountain passes.
After the Everest Base Camp exploration, drive back to Shigatse and from Shigatse to Namtso lake by crossing the Barhmaputra river in Takdruka ferry and the Xugula pass. From the top of the Xugula pass, you will have a fantastic view of Mount Jomo Kanggar. The final destination of this Tibet trip package is Namtso lake. Namtso lake is known as sky lake by the tourists and it is the second largest salt lake in Tibet. You will see an extremely gorgeous view of the entire Namtso lake from Tashido hermitage, surrounded by the Nyenchen Tangla mountain range.
|Days||Trip Outline||Daily Activity||Accommodation||Guide & Driver||Meal|
|01|| Arrival in Xining airport and transfer to train station-take train to Lhasa-on board train||Qinghai Tibet railway-Beautiful view of Qinghai lake-Golmud-Kunlun Mountain range||Local Tibetan|
|02||Arrival in Lhasa train station and transfer downtown Lhasa (3650m/10km)||Tibetan high plateau-beautiful snow covered mountan-Thanggo la pass-lakes-Kyichu valley-Kyichu river-Holy Lhasa city||Hotel in Lhasa||Local Tibetan||BB|
|03||Sightseeing tour around Lhasa||Visit Potala Palace, Jokang temple, Bharkor Bazar||Hotel in Lhasa||Local Tibetan||BB|
|04||Sightseeing around Lhasa||Visit Drepung and Sera monasteries||Hotel in Lhasa||Local Tibetan||BB|
|05||Lhasa to Gyantse (3950m/260km)||Yamdrok lake-Nojin Kangsang snow mountain-Karola glacier-Gyantse-Visit Palchoe and Kubum||Hotel in Gyantse||Local Tibetan||BB|
|06||Gyantse to Sakay monastery (4050m/240km)||Visit Tashi Lhunpo monastery in Shigatse-Tsola pass-Visit Sakya monastery||Hotel in Sakya||Local Tibetan||BB|
|07||Sakya to Rongpu monastery (5000m/270km)||Dingla pass-great view of Mount Everest, Makalu and Lhotse from the pass-Rongpu monastery-Explore Everest Base Camp||Monastery guest house||Local Tibetan||BB|
|08||Rongpu monastery-Lhatse-Shigatse (3900m/340km)||Great view of Everest in the morning-Gyatsola pass-Lhatse-Shigatse||Hotel in Shigatse||Local Tibetan||BB|
|09||Shigatse to Namtso lake (4718m/390km)||Barhmaputra-Xugula pass-Jomo Kanggar snow mountain-Yampachen hot spring-Namtso lake||Guest house in Namtso||Local Tibetan||BB|
|10||Namtso to Lhasa (3650m/250km)||Walk around Tashido hermitage-Namtso lake-Damxung county-Lhasa||Hotel in Lhasa||Local Tibetan||BB|
|11||Lhasa to Gongkar airport (3600m/45Km)||Lhasa city-Kyichu valley-Barhmaputra-Lhasa airport|