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!
Sights in Lhasa city
An impressive day hiking
Horseback riding 3-4hours near Yamdrok lake
Sights in and out of Gyangtse cultural town
Tashi Lhunpo Monastery in Shigatse
1-2hours hiking to Mt. Everest Base Camp
The best Tibet tourMeal
Any domestic & international train/flight fare
Day 1 : Arrive in Lhasa
Upon arrival at Lhasa, you will be met by our guide and transferred to your hotel downtown. In the evening, you will have the opportunity to go for a walk along Barkhor Street and meet local pilgrims. Overnight: Shambala Palace or similar
Day 2 : Visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Monastery and Barkhor Street
The day starts with a visit of the Potala Palace and Johkang Temple, and continues with a stroll along Barkor Street. Overnight: Shambala Palace or similar
Day 3 : Visit Drepung and Sera Monasteries
Visit two of the largest gelugpa institutions in Tibet, Drepung and Sera Monasteries, dating back to the 15th century. Don’t miss the Buddhist monks debating held in Sera Monastery! Overnight: Shamble Palace or similar
Day 4 : Pabongkha to Sera Monastery Day Hiking
Visit the Pabongkha Monastery, an important historical monastery dating back to 7th century, and the place where Tibetan calligraphy was firstly designed by Tonmi Sambhota.
The day continues with hiking over the active Sky-burial to the Tashi Choling Monastery, and a stop at the Takten Mediation Cave (4,200m) for lunch (packed lunch. You will also enjoy the unique chance to drink from the cave’s blessed spring-water.
We will then continue our hiking adventure towards Sera Monastery, from where we will admire breathtaking views of the Lhasa city. Overnight: Shambala Palace or similar
Day 5 : Set Out to Yamdrok Lake ( Horse Ridring 3-4hours)
Following a 110-km drive to the Kambala pass (3,975m) we will get to be overwhelmed by the spectacular view of Yamdrok Lake and Mt. Nyenchen Gangsang. We will camp near the Yamdrok Lake just below the Kambala pass. The scenery is absolutely the best combined with horse riding experience around evening times (3-4hours horse-riding experience). Overnight: Camping at Yamdrok lake
Day 6 : Set Out for Shigatse 264km
Visit the marvellous Gyangtse Stupa and Pekoe Choede Monastery. Then we will drive for more than 90 km to Shigatse to visit Tashi Lhunpo Monastery, the seat of successive Panchen Lamas. Overnight: Gesar Hotel or similar
Day 7 : Drive to Rongphu Monastery 350km
We will drive for about 5-6 hours to Rongpu Monastery, crossing rapid rivers and high mountain passes with altitudes over 5000 meters, and catch a glimpse of 4 majestic mountains with peaks that reach over 8000 meters (Mt. Lhotse 8516m, Mt. Everest 8848m, Mt. Qowo O-yag 8201m, and Mt. Makalu 8463m). Overnight: Ringphu Monastery Guesthouse
Day 8 : 1-2hrs Hiking to Everest Base Camp and Drive to Shigatse 350km
The day starts early in the morning, so we can enjoy the sunrise over the top of Mt. Everest. Then, we prepare for a 1-2 hour trek to the base camp. Everest Base Camp is really a spectacular place, so be ready to embrace all it has to offer. We will then set out for Shigatse, but not before having lunch at Rongphu.
Overnight: Gangjian Hotel or similar
Payment Terms & Methods :
* Some Advance Percentage of total booking amount
* Airfare/Transport fare to be paid full at one time in advance.
Cancellation & Refund Policy :
* Upon cancellation, refund will be made after deducting the Retention Amount.
* Retention Amount varies as per the number of days left before your package start date.
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