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Mt. Everest

 Tingri Attractions

Shanhaiguan Great Wall

Introduction to Mt. Everest (珠穆朗玛峰)


Mt. Everest, also known as Mt. Qomolangma, is the highest peak in the world with an altitude of 8,848 meters above the sea level. It is hot destination for mountaineering, hiking, camping and photography. Also Mt. Everest has become a popular tourist site to visit for tourists travel to Tibet.

Mt. Everest is located in the Mahalangur section of the Himalayas, border of Tibet and Nepal. The north side of Mt. Everest belongs to China and the south side of the peak belongs to Nepal. The peak has very harsh climate condition. The lowest temperature on the peak is 30-40 degrees below zero. Wind is very strong and oxygen is very thin in the peak. Despite of the inherent dangers of altitude sickness, weather, wind and hazards from avalanches, Mt. Everest attracts many experienced mountaineers and novice climbers to challenge even though they have to pay substantial money to professional mountain guides in order to complete a successful and safe climb.

For tourists wanting to appreciate the amazing vistas of the Mt. Everest when travelling to Tibet, visiting the North Everest Base Camp in Tibet is a great choice. This EBC situates at an elevation of 5,150 meters and it is used as rudimentary campsite by mountain climbers on Mount Everest. Tourists can choose a trekking tour from Rongbuk Monastery to the EBC for the adventure and camp for one night by staying at the tents and huts there. Or taking a tourist car to arrive at the EBC is the other easy way.

   
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Location

Tingri County, Xigazê, Tibet Autonomous Region, China

   
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Main Sights

Mt. Everest

   
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Travel Information

Admisssion: CNY180

Opening Hours: all day

   
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Transportation 

Travelers can book a tour with inclusive tranportation, or rent a car from Lhasa (costs about CNY5000)

   
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Travel Tips 

1.The best time to visit Mt. Everest are March to May and September to October. Before visiting Mount Everest

2.Tourists should make sure they are in good physical condition and do physical training to avoid or reduce altitude sickness before going there

   
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Tour including Visiting Mt. Everest

8-Day Mt. Everest Base Camp Tour (Mini Group)


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