18 Days Private Tour Lhasa – Yamdrok – Gyantse - Shigatse - Shegar - Kahrta – Trekking to Everest und Makalu (Yuba Village – Shao Tso Lake - Joksam – Shar Lung - Tangsum - Pethang – Ohrga - Pethang Ringmo – Raga - Tangsum – Tsoshutrima - Langma La – Lhundrubling) – Kahrta – Rongbuk / Everest - Shegar – Shigatse - Lhasa
The first station is Lhasa, where pilgrims from all over the country want to rush into. Together with them we visit Potala Palace the holy land and landmark of Tibet, and Jokhang the holiest monastery in Tibet. Then we will pass by the beautiful Yamdrok Lake and cross over the Karo La (5.010 m) (La=Pass) and Simi La before we reach Gyantse and Shigatse, where we visit the famous monasteries Pelkor and Tashilunpo separately.
On the way we have many chances to have panoramic views of lots of splendor mountain passes.
By the green forest and pasture of Kharta valley we meet up with the trek crew and start to walk along the clear highland lakes and up to the Shao La (4.970 m) and Langma La (5,270 m), the latter being the highest point of our trekking. The north side of the Makalu, the east and north sides of the Mt. Everest (Qomolangma) and other peaks of Himalayas like Lhotse, Chomo Lonzo, Tuola Kangrinboqe will appear very near and clearly before us during our journey. What makes us astonished is not only the grand snow-capped peaks, but also the luxuriant vegetations, which transform the land into a multicolored carpet of flowers.
Later drive to the Rongbuk Monastery, where we have grandiose view of north face of Mt. Everest. After gazing at the world’s highest mountain scenery from Rongbuk drive back to Lhasa.