1 SAKYE MONASTERY:
The main monastery of the Sakya sect in the Western Tibetan
Day 2 QOMOLANGMA PEAK (MT. EVEREST):
The tallest peak in
the world, 8848 meters above sea level. Often called the
world's third pole. In the middle of the Himalayas. Expeditions
from several countries have scaled it only 11 times. Views
of this peak are beyond words.
TEMPLE: The world's highest house of work ship,
5500 meters above sea level. Headquarters for expedition
teams. Nearby Rongbu glacier.
4 HISHAPANGMA PEAK:
8012 meters above sea level. One of the more famous peaks
of the Himalayas.
This tour takes you past 10
peaks each of which is over 7500 METERS bove sea level.
Day 5 ZHANGMU:
Near the Nepal border. Interesting trade town. Surrounded
by forests. 2700 meters above sea level.
This itinerary takes 11 days.
The average height of the route is 4000 meters. April
to November are the best travel months for this trip.