Everest Base Camp Tour from Lhasa

Duration: 11 Days

About Everest Base Camp Tour from Lhasa

Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour is crafted to take you to the base of the world's highest mountains, Mt. Everest, and let you explore picturesque towns of Tibet. During the Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour, you will be reaching the base of the north face of Everest. Lhasa is the administrative capital of Tibet and known as the place of gods. Located at an altitude of 3490 meters, Lhasa is one of the highest cities located in the world. Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour will present to you the cultural heritage of Tibet and the daily lifestyle of locals.

During the Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour, you will be visiting several monuments and tourist sites. You will get introduced to the art, architecture, and history of Tibetans. Moreover, stunning landscapes and spectacular views of the Himalayan mountains like Mt. Everest (8848 M), Mt. Cho Oyu (8201 M), Mt. Kanchenjunga (8586 M), Mt. Makalu (8481 M), Mt. Lhotse (8516 M), etc can be seen during the journey. Driving through beautiful towns, you will reach Everest Base Camp.

Some of the places you will visit during the tour are Potala Palace, the Jokhang Temple, the Norbulingka Palace, the Sera Monastery, the Drepung Monastery, Tashi Lhunpo Monastery, and Rongbuk monastery. All of these monuments are hundreds and thousands of years old and reflect the rich cultural heritage of Tibetans. Moreover, Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour will also allow you to explore Kathmandu. 

We have designed our Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour itinerary including all the major places. The Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour package is the perfect way to explore the gorgeous beauty of this Himalayan nation along with racing the EBC. The best time to go on Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour is in spring and autumn. You can contact us anytime to know about Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour cost or any other needed information.

 

Itinerary

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Day 01: Arrive in Lhasa and transfer to hotel

You take a direct flight from Nepal or China to reach Lhasa. During your flight from Nepal to Lhasa, you get to see stunning views of Himalayan mountains like Everest, Kanchenjunga, etc. Upon landing at Lhasa Airport, you meet with our team representative. He will escort you to the hotel and help you check-in.

  • Hotel
  • Lhasa
  • 3490 M

Today, you go on a guided sightseeing tour of monuments in Lhasa. You visit the ancient Potala Palace and Norbulingka Palace. These two palaces are also known as the Winter Palace and Summer Palace respectively. Potala Palace was built in the 17th century from where you can see the breath-taking view of the entire city. This palace houses the private quarters of the Dalai Lama. whereas Norbulingka palace houses the largest man-made garden. You will also visit the Tibet Traditional Hospital, which is the center of training, research, treatment, and production of Tibetan medicine. 

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  • Hotel
  • Lhasa
  • 3490 M

This is another day in Lhasa. The entire day is designed to take you to different tourist sites. You will Drepung monastery, which was built in the 14th century. This monastery is the largest in the world. Likewise, you visit Sera monastery, a beautiful monastery with whitewashed walls and golden roofs. Later, in the day, you visit the Jokhang monastery, a very sacred pilgrimage site in Tibet. Here, you can see the statue of Buddha Sakyamuni. The evening ends with a stroll through Barkhor Bazaar.

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  • Hotel
  • Lhasa
  • 3490 M

After having a delicious breakfast, you begin driving towards Shigatse. The drive goes along the Nimu Valley and holy Brahmaputra river. On the way, you pass by Gyantse. Upon reaching Shigatse, you take a small break and visit Tashi Lhunpo Monastery. This is the home of the Panchen Lama founded by Gendun Drup, the 1st Dalai Lama in 1447. This monastery is the second largest monastery in Tibet, located on a hill.

Distance: 350 km

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  • Hotel
  • Shigatse
  • 3900 M
  • 6-7 hours

Today, the drive will take you to Rongbuk, presenting the first glimpse of Mt. Everest. Before reaching Rongbuk, you will visit the Sakya monastery (Pel Sakya), the ancestral temple of the Sakyapa sect of Tibetan Buddhism which provides access to the Buddha’s teachings. Further, you will cross Lalung La Pass and reach Rongbuk monastery, situated at the foot of Mt. Everest. This is also the highest monastery in the world. You can see a fantastic view of the north face of Mt. Everest and other surrounding mountains.

Distance: 350 km

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  • Hotel
  • Rongbuk
  • 4750 M
  • 6-7 hours

You will wake up early in the morning and drive towards the Everest Base Camp. The route to the base camp offers spectacular views of many snow-capped Himalayan mountains. On the way, you can see the marvelous Rongbuk Glacier. Upon reaching the EBC, you spend some time enjoying the view and continue driving towards Tingri.

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  • Hotel
  • Tingri
  • 4348 M
  • 3-4 hours

From Tingri, you drive following the Friendship Highway and reach Kyirong. During the drive, you pass by beautiful Peiku Tso (lake), which offers outstanding views of Shisha Pangma.

Distance: 255 km

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  • Hotel
  • Kyirong
  • 3750 M
  • 6-7 hours

After having breakfast, you drive to Kathmandu via Rasuwagadhi. The drive will be long and offers stunning landscape views. Upon reaching Kathmandu, you head to the hotel and rest for the day.

Distance: 175 Km

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  • 3 star category hotel
  • Kathmandu
  • 1350 M
  • 7-8 hours

These couple of days are for exploring Kathmandu. You will visit various UNESCO World Heritage Sites that present you the art, architecture, history, and culture of Nepali people. You will be guided by the professional tour guide during the tour. You also explore the local market and do shopping. On day 10, you will end the day with a farewell dinner organized by the company.

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  • 3 star category hotel
  • Kathmandu
  • 1350 M

Your adventurous tour of Tibet with us has come to an end. You will be transferred to the airport according to your flight departure time.

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What’s Included

  • All airport and hotel transfers.
  • 2 nights accommodation in 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu on BB basis (A single supplement room will be served on request with an additional cost).
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, hot drinks) during the tour.
  • Tour lodge (Tea House) accommodations with twin sharing basis during the tour.
  • All the staff’s salary, meals, accommodation & insurance.
  • English-speaking guide during the tour (French-speaking guide available with an extra additional cost if needed).
  • Tibet group visa & all necessary permits.
  • Government taxes, service charges, and official expenses.
  • Kathmandu valley tour with a tour guide in a private vehicle. 
  • Private vehicle for the whole tour.
  • Meals while you are in Kathmandu, Lunch, and Dinner.
  • Your Travel Insurance (Compulsory). 
  • International airfare.
  • Your personal expenses.
  • Sightseeing and Monument entrance fees.
  • Tips for the guide, assistant guide, and driver (Tipping is expected).
  • Laundry, telephone, personal trekking equipment, hot shower, and battery charging during the tour.
  • Medical evacuation (In case of emergency).