Discover Tibet the way ancient travelers did! The horse riding tour package includes just not only a horse riding experience in the vicinity of Yamdrok Lake, but also camping at the lake is heavenly sense that gives you an ultimate joy. A day hiking trip from Pabongka to Sera Monastery is one of the greatest adventure in the holy city Lhasa conjuncted with a visit to the live sky-burial in the place.
Furthermore, this trip takes you to Gyantse and Shigatse cultural towns where there you will reach great monasteries like Pekor choede, Tashi Lhunpo and and finaly Everest base camp.
Book the Tibet Horse Riding Tour and you will be able to say you truly embraced the authentic charm of Tibet!
Note: If your arrival time is different from others and you don’t want to wait for the free shuttle bus, then we can arrange private airport pick up/transfer for additional cost CNY400. It is free for train station pick up / transfer. Please let us know your arrival time and detail information of flights/train.
Our guide will greet you at airport/ train station. They will transfer you to your Hotel. Our staff will give you a brief orientation about this trip and the rest of the day will be your own to take rest.
This morning, we are visiting Potala Palace for a detail learning about this magnificent building’ s architect and stories and followed by visiting mystery Jokhang temple. Have a look around Barkhore Street to enjoy different artifacts, spiritual equipment and the global visitors to this Holy City, Lhasa.
Right after your breakfast, our guide will escort you to visit Drepung and Sera Monasteries which are the biggest and oldest Gelugpa sect’s monasteries from many other monasteries. Ramoche Temple is another essence to this day.
This morning, we will drive to Pabongkha Monastery, birth place of Tonmi Sambhota, the creator of Tibetan Calligraphy.
From there, we are hiking over the active Sky-burial to Tashi Choling Monastery pause for lunch at Takten Mediation Cave (4200m). Hike continues towards the Sera Monastery, where you can capture the panoramic view of the Lhasa city.
We are driving across Kambala pass (3,975m) to visit fascinated Yamdrok Lake and Mt. Nyenchen Gangsang. You can experience the early Tibetans and nomads way of travelling by horseback riding. You enjoy horseback riding for four hours through the beautiful Yamdrok lake and it’s surrounding. We will camp near the Yamdrok Lake tonight.
Accommodation: Camping at Yamdrok lake
We will set out for Gyangtse, a rich cultural city in central Tibet, in the morning. During this journey, we will enjoy Yamdrok Lake with its deep blue water, from the top of the Kampala pass (3975m), and then we will head to the Karola Glacier(4960m) from the shore of Yamdrok Lake.
We arrive at Gyangtse early in the evening, and visit the Pekor Choede Monastery. Then, we will drive another 90km through the farm villages.
After 6 hours of drive, we will reach to Rongbuk Monastery through gushing rivers and highly elevated passes with altitudes over 5000 meters, and catch a glimpse of 4 majestic mountains peaks that reach over 8000 meters; Mt. Lhotse 8516m, Mt. Everest 8848m, Mt. Qowo O-yag 8201m, and Mt. Makalu 8463m.
Overnight: Rongbuk Guest House or Tent guesthouse
Enjoy the sunrise from the top of Mt. Everest and do a short hike of 8km to the base camp, (Option: You can also go to EBC in a local Eco-bus). Then set off to Saga county 380km after lunch at Rongbuk.
Trip continues by enjoying the sunrise over the top of the Mt. Everest. We are going for a short hike to the base camp. We will have our lunch at Rongbuk and then set off to Shigatse.
You will reach to Lhasa before the lunch. You are taking departure from the plateau in the afternoon. Our guide and drive drop you off at airport/ train station to continue your journey. Thank you for choosing us!