Tsetang Samye Everest Trip

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Tsetang Samye Everest Trip is a cultural Tibet trip plus Mount Everest Base Camp visit from Tibet side. Your Tibet travel will be started from Lhasa airport and ended up at the Tibet Nepal border. You will drive directly to the southern part of Tibet, known as Lhoka in Tibetan. The capital city of the Lhokan region is called Tsetang. Tsetang is located in the Yarlung valley which has been created by the Yarlung river or Barhmaputra river. The Barhmaptura river flows from the far western part of Tibet near Mount Kailash. The river flows through Shigatse, Tsetang and finally goes into the west Bengal or Assam.

Tsetang Samye Everest trip is dominated by this vast region which is revered as the cradle of Tibet. You will visit Yumbu Lhakang, the first castle of Tibet and Traduk temple. Samye monastery which is the first Tibetan monastery, built in 8th century by the 38th Tibetan King called Trisong Detsen and his great master Pamasavawa and Shantarakshita. Visiting Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet and the great Potala Palace and Jokang temple and Drepung and Sera monasteries which are the largest Tibetan Buddhist schools. The monasteries used to have more than 7000 monks. After visiting so many of the rich cultural sites, you will continue your Tibet tour to Mount Everest and Everest Base Camp. Mount Everest is the highest snow mountain in the world and it is extremely wanted travel destination in the world. If you like to take Tibet group tour, you can join our Mount Everest group tour.
DaysTrip OutlineDaily ActivityAccommodationGuide & DriverMeal
01Arrival in Lhasa airport and transfer to Tsetang (3600m/100km)Lhasa Airport, Tsetang cityHotel in TsetangLocal TibetanBB
02Sightseeing tour in TsetangVisit Yumbu Lhakang and Traduk templeHotel in TsetangLocal TibetanBB
03Tsetang to Lhasa (3650m/180km)Visit Samye monastery, Barhmaputra riverHotel in LhasaLocal TibetanBB
04Lhasa sightseeing tourVisit Potala Palace, Jokang temple and BharkorHotel in LhasaLocal TibetanBB
05Lhasa sightseeing tourVisit pabongka temple, Chubsang nunnery and Sera monasteryHotel in LhasaLocal TibetanBB
06Lhasa to Shigatse (3900m/350km)Yamdrok lake, Palchoe monastery and Kubum Pagoda stupaHotel in ShigatseLocal TibetanBB
07Shigatse to New Tingri (4050m/240km)Visit Tashi Lhunpo monastery and Sakya monasteryHotel in ShegarLocal TibetanBB
08Shegar to Rongbuk monastery (5000m/100km)Pangla pass, great view of Mount Everest, Joyu, Lhotse and Makalu mountainGuest house in RongbukLocal TibetanBB
09Rongbuk monastery to Old Tingri (4350m/70km)Hiking to Everest Base Camp, Rongbuk monastery, Old TingriHotel in Old TingriLocal TibetanBB
10Old Tingri to Dzangmu border or friendship bridge-KathmanduThongla pass, great view of Himalayan mountain range, Nyalam county-kathmandu

Inclusive

  • Accommodation as mentioned in the Tibet tour program above
  • All entry fees to the sites and monasteries mentioned in the Tibet tour program
  • Breakfast for entire Tibet tour
  • All necessary Tibet tour entry and road permits
  • One local English speaking Tibetan travel guide
  • Tibet tour transportation by one good conditioned mini van or bus according to the group size
  • Yamdrok lake conservation fee
  • Karola glacier conservation fee
  • Tibet Everest conservation fee for all members, guide and vehicle
  • Tibet Everest basecamp conservation fee for all members, guide
  • Tibet travel permits delivery fee
  • Oxygen incase need in the vehicle

Exclusive

  • Both international and domestic flight ticket
  • Lunch and dinner for entire Tibet tour
  • China Tibet visa fee
  • Service of Nepal or mainalnd China side
  • Nepal visa fee
  • Insurance including personal, medical, travel and evacuation insurance
  • Personal expenses such as (alcoholic beverages, laundry, phone call, etc
  • Any extra cost in the event of landslides and personal nature expenses need to be paid by clients themselves
  • Day 01 Arrival at Lhasa Gongkar airport and transfer to Tsetang.(3600Mts/ 100Km ) Hotel on B.B

    You will be warmly welcomed by our Tibetan guide and driver and accompany you to the cradle city of Tsetang along with the view of Bharmaputra, known as YarlungTsangpo in Tibetan and the greenery valley of Yarlong.

  • Day 02 Sightseeing tour in Tsetang, YumbuLhakang, Traduk temple and the Kings’ Tombs. Hotel on B.B

    After Breakfast, you will start from the hotel and drive to YumbuLhakang which is to the south east of Tsetang at the distance of 15 Km. Visit YumbuLhakang. YUMBU LHAKANG is the first Tibetan building, founded in 127 BC for their first King, NyatriTsenpo and it had been used as the palace by the respective Numbers of Tibetan Kings. Nowadays, the castle is transformed into a small chapel with a few monks. The chapel is dedicated to the statues of some of the most famous Tibetan kings including SonagtsanGampo. After the sightseeing to YumbuLhakang, we will drive back on the same valley down and visit Traduk temple on the way. Tranduk is one of the oldest temples built by kingSongtsanGampo in 7th century. Nowadays, it is a temple with many small chapels. After Traduk, you will have lunch and have some rest in the hotel. Afternoon, drive to Kings’ Toms through the valley of Chonggye.

  • Day 03 Drive from Tsetang-Samye monastery-Lhasa.(3650Mts/ 160Km ) Hotel on B.B

    You will start your tour at 9Am and drive along the YarlungTsangpo river where it joins the Bharmaputra river at Chushurbridge. On the way, we will visit Samye monastery. Samye is the first monastery of Tibet and it is the mother monastery of the Nyingmapaschool or red hat sect. After lunch, we will drive to Lhasa.

  • Day 04 Sight seeing Lhasa, Potala Palace, Jokang temple and Bharkor. Hotel on B.B

    After Breakfast, you will start from the hotel and drive towards Potala square. Leave the car behind and must be ready and take your challenge to climb more than hundred steps of the PotalaPalance. The Potala Palace was originally built in the 7th century by Tibetan King SongtsanGampo but the one to the present size was expended by the 5th Dalaia Lama. It has thirteen storey’s high with more than a thousand rooms and divided with White and Red Palace. After the sightseeing of the Potala Palace, walk around the Potala Palace with pilgrimages and you can experience the ancient tradition of Tibetans, walking around Potala, praying matras. The Kora takes you around 40 minutes. It is also good to acclimatize to the high altitude. After lunch, you will visit Jokang temple. Jokang temple is the oldest temple of Tibet which was built by King SongtsanGampo in the 7th century and it is housed to the most sacred statue of BhudhaShakyamuni brought from mainland China by the princess Wangchen of the Tang court. Walking around the Bharkor is another interesting thing during your tour in lhasa. You will meet many different people in Bharkor.

  • Day 05 Sight seeing Lhasa, Pabongka, Chubsang nunnery and Sera monastery. Hotel on B.B

    Drive to and explore Pabongka Monastery; hike downhill to Chupsang Nunnery; walk to Sera Monastery, where we have a picnic lunch; depending on availability, make your own prayer flag at Sera’s printing center and witness monks debate age-old scripts in the courtyard.

  • Day 06 Drive from Lhasa to Shigatse. (3900mts/ 350Km ) Hotel on B.B

    You will start your tour at around 9Am from your hotel and drive through Yamdrok lake and Karola glacier. You will arrive in Gyantse by lunch time and then drive towards Palchoe monastery for a few minutes. Visit Palchoe monastery and Kubum Pagoda stupa. After the sightseeing, You will have your lunch and then continue your journey to Shigatse by passing one of the biggest farming land in Tibet where people grow barley, wheat, different kinds of vegetables.

  • Day 07 Drive from Shigatse to new Dingri via Sakya monastery, known as Shegar(4050Mts/ 290KM ) Guest house on B.B

    Morning visit Tashi Lhunpo monastery and the old market of Shigatse. and drive through two big mountain passes, Tsola 4500Mts/ Gyatso la 5220Mts and some beautiful villages and the first view of Mount Everest from the foot of Gyatso la pass. You will have your lunch in Sakya after you finish the sightseeing in Sakya monastery.

  • Day 08 Drive from Shegar to Rongbuk monastery. ( 5000Mts/ 100Km Guest house on B.B

    You will start your tour at 9Am and drive through Pangla pass 5000Mts from which you will have a fantastic view of Mount Everest, Lhotse and Makalu respectively which are over 8000Mts. After your lunch in Rongbuk monastery, you will visit the world's highest monastery, Rongbuk. When the sun sets, you will have a fantastic view of Mount Everest in the red colored sun shade.

  • Day 09 Two hrs trek from Rongbuk to Everest Base camp.(5200Mts/ 8Km ) and then drive to Old Dingri, 4350Mts/70KM Snow Leopare hotel

    You will start your trek from Rongbuk monastery at around 10Am and it will take you to two hrs to get there. On the way you can visit a miraculous cave of Mila Repa . After two hrs trek, you get to the Everest base camp. It is the best point of enjoying the world's highest mountain and taking photos of it. You can have a basic lunch at Everest Base camp since there are many local tented tea houses where they sell instant noodles or bread etc. You will drive through a rough road for 70Km until you get to the friendship high way where Old Dingri is located. Old Dingri is one of the popular places to stop a night in order to view mount Everest for tourists especially for those who are unable to go to Mount Everest because of altitude problem.

  • Day 10 Drive to Friendship bridge( 8 Km ) and then continue to Ktm. (1300Mts/ 310Km

    ) You will drive through Lalung la pass and Thongla pass which are over 5000Mts. From the top of those places, you will say final good bye to the beautiful Himalayan range including Shisha Bangma mountain which is also over 8000Mts and popular to the mountain climbers. Walk across Friendship Bridge , meet by our representative from Nepal , clear immigration procedure and obtain your Nepali visa & transfer to Kathmandu . Driving up and down in the forested mountain with beautiful villages on the slops of the both side mountains.

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Inclusive

  • Accommodation as mentioned in the Tibet tour program above
  • All entry fees to the sites and monasteries mentioned in the Tibet tour program
  • Breakfast for entire Tibet tour
  • All necessary Tibet tour entry and road permits
  • One local English speaking Tibetan travel guide
  • Tibet tour transportation by one good conditioned mini van or bus according to the group size
  • Yamdrok lake conservation fee
  • Karola glacier conservation fee
  • Tibet Everest conservation fee for all members, guide and vehicle
  • Tibet Everest basecamp conservation fee for all members, guide
  • Tibet travel permits delivery fee
  • Oxygen incase need in the vehicle

Exclusive

  • Both international and domestic flight ticket
  • Lunch and dinner for entire Tibet tour
  • China Tibet visa fee
  • Service of Nepal or mainalnd China side
  • Nepal visa fee
  • Insurance including personal, medical, travel and evacuation insurance
  • Personal expenses such as (alcoholic beverages, laundry, phone call, etc
  • Any extra cost in the event of landslides and personal nature expenses need to be paid by clients themselves

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