DERYM Véronique, François, Bernard - France Nov 18 2014 Tuesday
Very pleasant trek to EBC.Wonderful landscapes.. Good organisation by utmost..and good adaptation of our guid when we were too tired !!\r\nThanks for all !! ...
Bernard & Marie Petit - France Aug 22 2013 Thursday
It was an excellent trip in Nepal and Tibet. Very good hotel, the trekking was excellent, nice landscape, good organization, good guide (kindly & joking!) also to visit Kathmandu with Pawan.
Tibet was also a good trip with Pujung (excellent knowledge of Tibet culture and very kindly) – wonderful landscapes, Potala, Everest … We have a lot of photos to remember this trip. Thanks a lot everybody, all ...
Bronwen and Malcolm King, Jos Savill and Georgie Springford - Newzeland Nov 22 2011 Tuesday
Thanks so much for the fantastic holiday you provided for us. We had an amazing time and were all totally impressed with you and your company.
In particular we were impressed by
•the quality and friendliness of our guide, sherpa and porters - their total dedication to our needs and wants and their ability to adapt and find solutions when things did not go to plan (eg bad weather ...
Gotz Alper - German Nov 12 2011 Saturday
A very nice trek Nar and Phu and around the Annapurna circuit! Special thanks to Maila for such a great time. well organize by Utmost Adventure. I will come back for Dolpa.. Gotz Alper ...
Owen C - Canada Nov 12 2011 Saturday
What else to say- a great organization and our guide Finju was 'Top Notch' thanks for the amazing experience! Owen C. Canada ...
Tibet \'the Roof of the world\', Tibet is the highest plateau in the
world with an average altitude in excess of 3500 meter. Lying to the
north of the great Himalayan range which separates it from its
neighbors India, Nepal and Bhutan, Tibet is an untamed land of nomads
(Drokpas), monasteries, yaks, sand dunes, and high altitude desert.
On this Tibet overland tour you have three days (i.e 4 nights) in
Lhasa to acclimatize and to absorb the exoticism of the Tibetan
heritages and to explore this history-laden city. You will be expertly
guided around the most significant and ancient Gompas (monasteries) of
Lhasa, Gyantse & Shigatse by your Tibetan guide, who will instruct
you on the intricacies of Tibetan Buddhism. With its spectacular
mountain scenery and rich Buddhist culture, Tibet is a remarkable place
You drive Friendship highway by Toyota Landcruiser 4 wheel drives
passing through small Tibetan settlements, nomadic herdsmen wandering
across the wide arid plains and awe-inspiring mountain peaks.
A highlight of this trip is the visit to Everest base camp where you
will be rewarded with spectacular views of Mount EverestÃ north
Day 01: Kathmandu (1400m) Day 02: Kathmandu Day 03: Kathmandu - Lhasa (3660m) Day 04: Sightseeing in Lhasa Day 05: Sightseeing in Lhasa Day 06: Lhasa to Gyantse (3950m)-259 km Day 07: Gyantse to Shigatse (3900m)-90 km Day 08: Shigatse to Shegar (4050m)-244 km Day 09: Shegar to Rongbuk (5000m)-68 km Day 10: Rongbuk to Tingri (4390m)-65 km Day 11: Tingri to Zhangmu (2300m)-181 km Day 12: Zhangmu to Kathmandu (1300m) Day 13: Free day in Kathmandu Day 14: Departure
Trekking days - 12
Total days - 14
Min. Altitude - (3660m./12008ft.)
Max. Altitude - (5220m./17126ft.)
Overal walking - 6 hrs P/D
Trip Nature - Tours
Difficulty - Easy
Min. group size - 2
Age Limit -
Best Time - March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November
Transportation (Pick up and drop to international
Sightseeing with Nepali guide according to the itinerary
Accommodation in twin sharing room on bed and breakfast
Accommodation in twin sharing room on bed and breakfast
Transportation by Land-cruiser / Mini coach as per group
Sightseeing with Tibetan guide as per itinerary
Monastery entrance fees
visa and travel permit
Cost does not include:
Food (Lunch and dinner)
Air fare (Kathmandu / Lhasa
Day 01: Kathmandu (1400m)
Arrival Kathmandu transfer to the hotel. Short briefings about the tour. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu Kathmandu
is the historical and cultural heart of Nepal and has been a popular
destination for tourists ever since Nepal opened its doors to visitors. The
city presents a wonderful mix of Hinduism, Tibetan Buddhism and Western influence
in the Valley. There will be a half day guided tour to UNESCO World Heritage
Site kathmandu Durbar Square, the famous and biggest Hindu shrine of Pashupatinath & the largest
Buddhist stupa in Nepal Boudhanath. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Kathmandu - Lhasa (3660m)
Fly to Lhasa, about 1 hour flight offer panoramic Himalayan views including Mt.
Everest. And other mountains ranges. Pick up from Gonggar airport, after
finished immigration formalities it takes about 1 hour 30 minutes drive along
93 km road leading to Lhasa. It is advisable to rest in Hotel. Overnight at
Day 04: Sightseeing in Lhasa
After breakfast you will visit to Sera
Monastery, Norbulinka (summer place of Dalai Lama), Jokhang temple and Barkhor
markets. You are introduced about the interesting monastery, religion and
market by our Tibetan guide. Finally, you head back to your hotel late
afternoon for refreshment. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05: Sightseeing in Lhasa
After breakfast, we take you to the
Potala Palace (the palace for Dalai Lama) towering above city of Lhasa. Later
in the noon after lunch, you will visit beautifully landscaped Drepung
Monastery. You can observe nuns and monks chanting and performing religious
discourses. Finally you return to the hotel for delicious dinner. Overnight at
Day 06: Lhasa to
Gyantse (3950m)-259 km
Takes about 8 hours drive for 261 km,
Passing through beautiful pass Khamba-La (4794m) with majestic views of
Yamdrok-Tso Lake and Nazin Kang Sa standing proud at 7252m. On turning westwards,
you come across another Karo-La pass at 5045m. If you glance at the road, you
can see huge glaciers tumbling down into the road. As you getting closer
beautifully landscaped Tibetan villages become visible the town of Gyantse.
Day 07: Gyantse to Shigatse (3900m)-90
Morning visit to Kumbum Stupa and free
market of Gyantse. You will take a 90 km drive to Shigatse, second largest city
of Tibet. Tashilhunpo Monastery is a major attraction of Shigatse. Overnight at
Day 08: Shigatse to Shegar (4050m)- 244 km
Today you will transverse along the
Friendship Highway amidst picturesque landscape driving past small town of
Lhatse and Gyamtso La pass at 5220m. As the route opens into plains, many
monasteries and camps of nomadic herders become visible en route to Shegar.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 09: Shegar to Rongbuk (5000m)- 68 km
You will drive to the south crossing Pang
La pass at 5150m. Along the drive you can see the majestic views of snow-capped
peaks from Makalu to Shishapangma. After driving for 68 km, you eventually
reach Rongbuk at 5000m. You can then view spectacular sight of Mount Everest.
Overnight at guesthouse.
Day 10: Rongbuk to Tingri (4390m)- 65 km
This morning you have the opportunity to
explore Everest Base Camp, 5150m. The base camp itself is dry and barren, but
the views of Everest more than compensate for this. It is a truly awe-inspiring
place with the sheer north face of the highest mountain in the world towering
No tour vehicles, apart from expeditions,
are allowed beyond Rongbuk so you can walk the 9kms or take a horse cart. After
Base Camp return to the friendship highway and drive to Tingri. Overnight at
Day 11: Tingri to Zhangmu (2300m)- 181 km
You will drive past Tingri crossing
Lalung La pass at 5124m and Shung La pass at 5200m. Savoring the enchanting
views of the surrounding peaks of Shishapangma, Cho Oyu, Menlungtse and Gauri
Shankar, you descend from the arid Tibetan Plateau to verdant Zhangmu on the
Nepalese border. Overnight at hotel.
Day 12: Zhangmu to Kathmandu (1300m)
After finished border clearance few
kilometers drive away from Zhangmu to Friendship Bridge, walk across the bridge
to meet Nepalese escort to drive to Kathmandu. About 5-6 hours drive along 123
km road take you to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel.
Day 13: Free day in Kathmandu
Day 14: Departure
A highlight of this trip is the visit to Everest base camp where you will be rewarded with spectacular views of Mount Everest north face.