Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour via Kerung - 8 Days
The Tibet Everest Base Camp tour via Kerung is a very comprehensive tour of Tibet with visits to the cultural, historic and natural attractions of Tibet. The tour includes all the important places of interest in central and south Tibet including a visit to Rongbuk Monastery and Mt. Everest Base Camp. Kerung (or Gyirong) is the recently reopened crossing border if you want to travel from Nepal to Tibet because the previous one (Zhangmu) suffered serious damages because of the Nepal earthquake in 2015. Driving through Kyirong offers a great Nepal-Tibet overland tour with valley of tremendous beauty. It is the birth place of Milarepa and also referred as “Valley of Happiness”. The valley is surrounded by majestic Himalayan ranges. Kyirong (Kerung) border to Tibet Everest Base Camp and Lhasa tour is one of the best holiday tours in the world today.
Day 01: Arrival in Lhasa by train or air and transfer to downtown Lhasa (3650mts/45km)
Day 02: Sightseeing tour in Lhasa, Potala Palace, Jokang temple, Bharkor Bazar.
Day 03: Visit Drepung and Sera monasteries.
Day 04: Drive Lhasa-Yamdrok lake-Gyantse-Shigatse.(3900Mts/350Km )
Day 05: Drive from Shigatse to Shegar. (4050mts/ 240Km )
Day 06: Drive from Shegar to Rongbuk monastery. (5000mts/ 100Km )
Day 07: Drive from Rongbuk to Kerung town, the new Nepal Tibet border.( 2800m / 367Km )
Day 08: Drive to Friendship bridge( 20Km ) and then continue to Kathmandu. (1300Mts/150Km )