Tsurphu Yampachen Trekking with Everest Base Camp

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This beautiful Tibet trek from Tsurphu monastery to Yampachen combines both a Tibet cultural and trekking tour. Tourists will visit Tsurpu monastery.
Tsurphu monastery is the seat of the Karmapa and was founded in the 1180's by the first Karmapa Dusum Kyenpa, some forty years after he established the Karmapa order in Kham, the place where he was born and Tsurphu was the third Karmapa monastery to be built and after the death of the first Karmapa.it became the head monastery for the Sakyapa order.
The monastery is composed of one main assembly hall and some chapels. Within the monastery are some very revered relics of the 16 th Karmapa, as well as statues of Amitabha and Shakyamuni. Tsurphu has 300 monks nowadays.
You will see nomad camps, Dorjeling nunnery, Yamdrok holy lake, Karo La glacier, as well as the cultural heart of the Tsang region, Gyantse and Shigatse, with their Palchoe and Tashi Lhunpo monasteries, the seat of the Penchen Lama.
Besides, the world’s highest peak of Mount Chomolangma (Everest) standing 8 Km distant from Rongbuk, the highest monastery in the world. The last, fantastic viewpoint of the Great Himalayan range including that of Shishapangma from Pekutso and the landscape of beautiful green forest with waterfalls in the gorge of Kyirong Dzongka county which is the border to Tibet and Nepal.
Days Trip Outline Daily Activity Accommodation Guide & Driver Meal
1 Arrival Fly to Gongkar and transfer to Lhasa Tibet Heritage hotel Local English BB
2 Lhasa trip Sightseeing Sightseeing to Potala Palace and Jokang temple and Bharkor marter ibet Heritage hotel Local English BB
3 Lhasa trip Sightseeing Drepung and Sera monasteries ibet Heritage hotel Local English BB
4 Lhasa-Tsurphu monastery,4300mts/65Km Lhasa-Tsurphu monastery Camp Local English BDL
5 Trek from Tsurphu to Lading Trek from Tsurphu to Lading,4850mts, 5 hrs Camp Local English BDL
6 Trek from Lading to Tongba Trek from Lading to Tongba ,4910mts, 5-6 hrs Camp Local English BDL
7 Trek from Tongba to Dorjeling nunnery Tongba to Dorjeling nunnery,3 hrs and drive to Namtso lake,4718Mts/ 230Km Guest house Local English BB
8 Drive from Namtso to Lhasa Namtso to Lhasa.(3650Mts/ 250Km ) Mandala hotel Local English BB
9 9 Drive from Lhasa to Gyangtse Lhasa to Gyangtse.(3950Mts/ 280Km ) Yeti Hotel Local English BB
10 10 Drive from Gyangtse to Shigatse Gyangtse to Shigatse. (3900mts/ 90Km ) Mansarovar Hotel Local English BB
11 Drive from Shigatse to new Dingri via Sakya monastery Shigatse to new Dingri via Sakya monastery, known as Shegar(4050Mts/ 290KM ) Everest hotel Local English BB
12 Drive from Shegar to Rongbuk monastery Shegar to Rongbuk monastery. ( 5000Mts/ 100Km) Guest house Local English BB
13 Two hrs trek from Rongbuk to Everest Base camp & drive to Old Dingri Two hrs trek from Rongbuk to Everest Base camp.(5200Mts/ 8Km ) & drive to Old Dingri, 4350Mts/70Km Kangkar hotel Local English BB
14 Drive to Dzangmu border, 188Km and then continue to Ktm Dzangmu border, 188Km and then continue to Ktm End the Tibet trek

Inclusive

  • Accommodation as mentioned in the program on twin sharing basis,
  • All necessary Tibet travel permits,
  • A Local Tibetan English speaking guide,
  • Transportation by good conditioned mini van
  • All entry fees to the sites and monasteries,
  • BB inside the hotel and full board during the camp
  • All camping equipment except sleeping bags,
  • All camping fees,
  • Cook and asistant with all utensils,
  • Different kinds of snack like biscuit, cheese, dried and fresh fruit during the camp,
  • Pack Yak and Yak men from Tsurphu to Yampachen trek
  • Oxygen in the vehicle and during the trek incase needed.

Exclusive

  • Travel insurance including trip cancellation, medical and emergency evacuation
  • Expenses of a personal nature (alcoholic beverages, laundry, phone call, etc
  • International and domestic flight/train tickets.
  • Lunch and Dinner in the hotels,
  • Sleeping bags,
  • Tips for the guide and driver,
  • Any extra cost in the event of landslides or any other personal nature expenses that are not mentioned above
  • (Note: We can help you to book your flight or train tickets, especially domestic ones);
  • Day 1 Fly to Gongkar and transfer to Lhasa. Tibet Heritage hotel or similar

    Flight to Lhasa (3650m/60km). Hotel

  • Day 2 Sightseeing to Potala Palace and Jokang temple and Bharkor marter. Tibet Heritage hotel or similar

    Today, You will take an interesting transfer which is Rick Show ride in order to have more scenic sightseeing of old Lhasa city and experience the rick show ride on the roof of the world and have fun.

  • Day 3 Sightseeing to Drepung and Sera monasteries. Tibet Heritage hotel or similar

    Our guide will be met you at the hotel and will lead you to Drepung monastery. It is around 7Km from your hotel to Drepung monastery and Drepung is the largest monastery in Tibet and it has more than 600 hundred years history. Afternoon, you will ride to Sera monastery which has around 6Km from your hotel.

  • Day 4 : Lhasa-Tsurphu monastery,4300mts/65Km Camp on Full board

    Start the journey from your hotel and we will drive on the Qinghai Tibet highway for around 35Km on the paved road and then turn left from the main road and drive on the off road for another 25Km. On the way, you will enjoy the beautiful valley, full of villages and enroute, visit Nenang monastery. Reaching Tsurphu monastery, you will also see your beautiful campsite nearby the monastery. Tsurphu monastery is the seat of the Karmapa and was founded in the 1180's by the first Karmapa Dusum Kyenpa, some forty years after he established the Karmapa order in Kham, the place where he was born and Tsurphu was the third Karmapa monastery to be built and after the death of the first Karmapa, it became the head monastery for the Sakyapa order. The monastery is composed of one main assembly hall and some chapels. Within the monastery are some very revered relics of the 16 th Karmapa, as well as statues of Amitabha and Shakyamuni. Tsurphu has 300 monks nowadays.

  • Day 5: Trek from Tsurphu to Lading,4850mts, 5 hrs camp on Full board

    After breakfast, start your trek from Tsurphu monastery and walk in the small valley with beautiful water stream and some nomad camps. It is an amazing feeling and experience of walking with your Yak packs and Yak men. You can really feel how the original Himalayan business people use Pack Yaks for their transfer in the olden days. You can see flocks of sheep and Yaks grazing on the pasture. Reaching Lading, we can see our campsite and Lading is one of the highest villages that we can see after Tsurphu and all the people in the village live on nomadic lives.

  • Day 6: Trek from Lading to Tongba ,4910mts, 5-6 hrs Camp on Full board

    After breakfast, you will start your trek and today’s scenery is dominated by a bigger pasture, lots of yaks and sheep, nomad camps. You will walk across a high pass, Lasar la,5300mts. From the top of the pass, you will have a fantastic view of Nyenchen Thangla snow capped mountain which is over 7000mts and Mt Tatse and Bitse which are over 6000mts recpectively.

  • Day 7: Trek from Tongba to Dorjeling nunnery,3 hrs and drive to Namtso lake,4718Mts/ 230Km Guest house on BB

    After breakfast, you wills start your trek and we will walk down in the valley and the scenery for today will be dominated by huge valley with some nomads and the Nyenchen Thangla mountain range. You will finally encounter the beautiful Dorjeling nunnery which is inhabited by around 60 nuns and they are the followers of Kagyupa sect. After visiting Dorjeling nunnery, you will meet your vehicles and drive to Namtso lake via Yamba chen. You will have beautiful view of Nyenchen Thangla mountain range on the way.

  • Day 8 Drive from Namtso to Lhasa.(3650Mts/ 250Km ) Mandala hotel on BB

    Am Explore Namtso lake and walk around Tashi Do hermitage where there are lots of caves and small monastery. After this return to Lhasa and free afternoon for souvenirs. NAMTSO LAKE at (4,700Meters) is one of the biggest lakes in Tibet and is 70Km long and 30Km wide. The landscape is dominated by the snow peak of Nyenchen Thangla to the south west of the lake. Tashi Do hermitage stands on a promontory with more than 50 small caves including some small chapels. Pilgrims do a half hour walk (kora) around Tashi Do hermitage.

  • Day 9 Drive from Lhasa to Gyangtse.(3950Mts/ 280Km ) Yeti Hotel on B.B

    You will start your tour at around 9Am from your hotel and then drive towards Gyangtse through 3 big mountain passes, Kampa La, Karo La, Simila respectively. Karola is the highest pass among them which is over 5000Mts with it's most beautiful glaciers, beautiful Yamdrok lake emerged as coral color from the top of Kampala pass. You will have your lunch at Nakartse country which is just between the Yamdrok lake and Karola glaciers.

  • Day 10 Drive from Gyangtse to Shigatse. (3900mts/ 90Km ) Mansarovar Hotel on B.B

    You will start your tour at around 9Am from your hotel 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 11 Drive from Shigatse to new Dingri via Sakya monastery, known as Shegar(4050Mts/ 290KM ) Everest hotel on B.B

    You will start your tour at around 8.30Am from your hotel and drive through two big mountain passes, Tsola 4500Mts/ Gyatso la 5220Mts and some beautiful villages and the first view ofMount Everest from the foot of Gyatso la pass. You will have your lunch in Sakya after you finish the sightseeing in Sakya monastery.

  • Day 12 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 13 Two hrs trek from Rongbuk to Everest Base camp.(5200Mts/ 8Km ) & drive to Old Dingri, 4350Mts/70Km Kangkar hotel on B.B

    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. After Lunch, late afternoon, 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 14 Drive to Dzangmu border, 188Km and then continue to Ktm. (1300Mts/122Km )

    Early in the morning, You will start your trip and 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 program on twin sharing basis,
  • All necessary Tibet travel permits,
  • A Local Tibetan English speaking guide,
  • Transportation by good conditioned mini van
  • All entry fees to the sites and monasteries,
  • BB inside the hotel and full board during the camp
  • All camping equipment except sleeping bags,
  • All camping fees,
  • Cook and asistant with all utensils,
  • Different kinds of snack like biscuit, cheese, dried and fresh fruit during the camp,
  • Pack Yak and Yak men from Tsurphu to Yampachen trek
  • Oxygen in the vehicle and during the trek incase needed.

Exclusive

  • Travel insurance including trip cancellation, medical and emergency evacuation
  • Expenses of a personal nature (alcoholic beverages, laundry, phone call, etc
  • International and domestic flight/train tickets.
  • Lunch and Dinner in the hotels,
  • Sleeping bags,
  • Tips for the guide and driver,
  • Any extra cost in the event of landslides or any other personal nature expenses that are not mentioned above
  • (Note: We can help you to book your flight or train tickets, especially domestic ones);

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