Lhasa EBC Kailash Guge Trek covers the major highlights and what Tibet has to offer to the outside world. The tour visits the ancient city of Lhasa, central Tibet and towards the Everest Base Camp, Mt. Kailash and the holy lake of Mansarover plus the ancient kingdom of Guge. The trail passes through the Tibetan countryside witness some spectacular panorama of the snow-capped mountains. Visit the local homes of the Tibetans and observe Buddhist prayer ceremonies giving you a full insight into the culture and tradition of Tibetan daily lives and religious practices. After finishing sightseeing at Lhasa drive to Rongbuk Monastery, the highest monastery in the world, then visit the Everest Base Camp. Later on, drive to the holy lake of Mansarover and go for a three days pilgrimage trek around the holy mountain to complete the ‘Kora’ or ‘Parikrama’. Then the tour visits the ancient kingdom of Guge to eventually drive to the border town of Tibet and Nepal ‘Zhangmu’ to drive to the city of Kathmandu where the tour ends.
Outline Trekking Itinerary for Lhasa EBC Kailash Guge Trekking
Day 01 : Arrive Lhasa
Day 02/03 : Lhasa – Sightseeing
Day 04 : Lhasa to Gyantse
Day 05 : Gyantse to Shigatse
Day 06 : Shigatse – Sakya Monastery
Day 07 : Sakya Monatery – Old Tingri
Day 08 : Old Tingri to Tsojan Village (4500m) Trek
Day 09 : Tsojan Village to Lamna La pass (5100m) Trek
Day 10 : Lama La pass to Zemukh (4910m) Trek
Day 11 : Zemukh to Rongbuk (5200m) Trek
Day 12 : Hike to Everest Base Camp & back to Rongbuk
Day 13 : Rongbuk – Saga
Day 14 : Saga – Lake Mansarover
Day 15 : Lake Mansarover to Darchen
Day 16 : Trek from Darchen to Dira-puk Monastery (20km) 5 – 6 hours
Day 17 : Trek from Dira-puk Monastery to Zutul-puk Monastery (15km) 6 – 7 hours
Day 18 : Trek back to Darchen (14Km) 4- 5 hours & drive to Tirthapuri
Day 19 : Tirthapuri to Tolhing
Day 20 : Tolhing to Guge Kingdom
Day 21 : Guge Kingdom to Darchen
Day 22 : Darchen to Saga
Day 23 : Saga to Naylam
Day 24 : Nyalam to Zhangmu & to Kathmandu
- Witness spectacular Himalayan panorama of the world’s highest mountain series onboard flight to Lhasa.
- Explore the ancient Lhasa on guided city tour.
- Visit Potala palace, Sera & Drepung Monasteries, Jokhang Temple.
- Visit Rongbuk Monastery, the highest in the world.
- Hike to the Everest Base Camp from the Tibetan side.
- Explore around the holy Lake Manasrover.
- Experience three days ‘Kora’ around the holy Mt. Kailash.
- Discover the ancient Guge Kingdom.