If you wish to test your mettle against the authority of Nature, then your travel destination should be Tibet. On an adventurous seven-day Tibet Tour from Lhasa to Kathmandu, you will discover featured historic sites and the natural charm of Tibet. Your heart will try to beat its way out of your body as you walk past the base camp where climbers start the ascent to Mt Everest. You will gaze with awestruck eyes at the northern face of the mighty Everest and the majestic snow-capped peaks of the Himalayan mountain range. The power of Nature will cleanse your soul on this trip, and that is what it means to traverse Tibet.
Your journey will begin here at Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet. This place is also known as the City of Sunlight because it enjoys more sunshine than most other areas of the world. It is the holy land of Tibetan Buddhism, and the city boasts of numerous Buddhist constructions well-preserved till date. All Tibet to Nepal trips starts with a visit to Potala Palace, which was once the summer palace of Dalai Lama. It is now a museum that attracts tourists from all over the world. Then you will check out the Drepung and Sera Monasteries. Mere words will not be able to justify the magnificence of these sites. You will need to see them with your own eyes.
About Shigatse and Gyantse
After spending the first two days in Lhasa, the travel agency will drive you towards Gyantse and Shigatse. The ride will last for about six to seven hours, and you will cover three hundred and sixty kilometres. On your way to Gyantse and Shigatse, you will get a glimpse of the Yamdrok-Tso, and spectacular sights of the Holy mountain of Nyenchen Khangsar. As you move ahead, you will reach the Karo La glacier close to the highway. On reaching Gyantse, Tibet Tour guide will take you to visit the Pelkhor Monastery and the Gyantse Kumbum. From there you will travel towards Shigatse where you will enter the largest monastery, the Tashilunpo Monastery, in Western Tibet.
About Rongbuk and EBC
As your Tibet to Nepal journey reaches an end, the final few destinations will include Rongbuk and EBC. Rongbuk is where the highest monastery in the world stands tall, and there is a glacier here too. The vehicle will keep on moving and landing you close to EBC or the Everest Base Camp. If the weather is clear enough, you will get a glimpse of the four mountains, among which the Everest stands the tallest. You will spend the night at the monastery guesthouse of Rongphu or a local tent. On the sixth day you will get an up close and personal view of the base camp after breakfast and then drive on to Gyirong Town while feasting your eyes with the breath-taking sights of the Shishapangma Mountain and Peikutso Lake.
You will spend you’re the night at Gyirong town. Your guide and driver will see you off at the port of Gyirong. The guide will assist you in clearing the Chinese customs, and you will check into Nepal on your own. Your travel agency will take your leave here, but the adventure doesn’t end there. If you have a few more days at hand, then you should explore Kathmandu and a couple of other attractions at Nepal.