Trek to Everest Advanced Base CampDay
- Visit monasteries, and palaces and other cultural heritage sites
- Gain spectacular views of the Tibetan landscape including the Himalayas
The trip begins in the capital of Tibet, Lhasa. Two days are spent in Lhasa for adjustment and for a short tour. The tour includes visits to cultural heritage sites such as Potala and Norbulingka Palaces, and the monasteries of the area. The trip continues to Tingri where the trek begins.
The Advanced Base Camp trek is an amazing trek on the North side of Mt. Everest. The trail is adorned by the towering mountains and a beautiful landscape. The trek follows the same path as those heading to the summit, but with a much closer destination. Among other sites the trek stops at Base Camp 1, Interim Camp, and Advanced at an elevation of 6,340 m / 20,800 ft. The tour then descends the mountain and back to Lhasa.
01: Arrive in Lhasa.
Day 02: Visit Potala Palace, Norbulingka Palace and a traditional hospital. -06 hrs
Day 03: Visit Sera, and Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Bazaar. -06 hrs
Day 04: Travel to Shigatse. -07 hrs, 3,900 m / 12,795 ft
Day 05: Travel to Lotingri. -06 hrs, 4,050 m / 13,284 ft
Day 06: Travel to Lungchang and trek to Lungchang Pang. -04 hrs, 4600 m / 15091 ft
Day 07: Trek over the Nam La pass to Panga La Thang. -06, 4,500 m / 16,732 ft
Day 08: Trek to Rongbuk. -05 hrs 5,000 m / 16,400 ft
Day 09: Trek to Everest Base Camp. -05 hrs, 5,250 m / 17,220 ft
Day 10: Acclimate and Explore Everest Base Camp
Day 11: Trek to Japanese Camp. -04 hrs, 5,460 m / 17,913 ft
Day 12: Trek to Interim Camp. -05 hrs, 5,800 m / 19,028 ft
Day 13: Trek to Changtse Base Camp (5,950m/19,520ft): 5 Km, 3 – 4 hours
Day 14: Trek to Everest Advanced Base camp and back to Changtse Base Camp. -08 hrs, 6,340 m / 20,800 ft
Day 15: Trek to Everest Base Camp and travel to Lotingri. -08 hrs, 4,348 m / 14,268 ft
Day 16: Travel to Shigatse. -07 hrs, 3,900 m / 12,795 ft
Day 17: Travel to Lhasa. -06 hrs, 3,650 m / 11,972 ft
Day 18: Conclude trip