Lhasa to Everest base camp Lhasa tour - Hike the World's Highest Base Camp!

Lhasa to Everest Base Camp to Lhasa tour is an adventure eight days overland journey in Tibet that starts and ends in Lhasa with a visit to the stunning Everest base camp. This tour covers the beautiful Tibetan cities and towns of Lhasa, Gyantse, Shigatse, Tingri and Rongbuk Base Camp. While doing tour, we visit popular landmarks like Dalai Lama’s Potala and Norbulingka Palaces, the Tibet Museum, Barkhor Bazaar and Gyantse Dzong. We also cross several passes and visit the beautiful YamdrokTso Lake on our trip. Outstanding Tibetan monasteries like Sera, Drepung, Jokhang Temple, Khumbum Stupa, Phalkot, Tashilhunpho, Sakya and Everest base camp are marvelous sites for us to explore!

Lhasa to Everest base camp Lhasa tour

Lhasa to Everest base camp Lhasa tour – itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Lhasa
Upon your arrival at Lhasa airport, you will meet by one of our tour guides, reception and transfer you to your hotel in Lhasa. Free at leisure for the rest time for high altitude acclimatization. Overnight hotel in Lhasa.

Day 02: Lhasa sightseeing
We may start from the spiritual center of Tibetan Buddhism - Jokhang Temple and the Barkhor Street around it. In the afternoon, we'll visit the most beautiful splendor in Tibet - Potala Palace, the symbol of Tibetan people's wisdom and power. And at evening, pay a visit to a local Tibetan family. Overnight at hotel in Lhasa.

Day 03: Lhasa-Gyantse-Shigatse
Today, early in the morning we start driving about 270km to the historical town of Gyantse crossing Karola Pass (5010m) and Khambala Pass (4800m) with a beautiful panorama of the beautiful Yamdrok Yumtso Lake. Upon arrival, visit the famous Pelkor Monastery and its superb Kumbu Stupa, a stunning architectural wonder in Tibet. Then we'll get forward to Shigatse, the second largest city in Tibet. Overnight at hotel in Shigatse.

Day 04: Shigatse-Tingri (Shegar)
Visit the Tashilumpo Monastery and then drive about 250km to Tingri via the Gantsu-la Pass (5200m). Overnight at guest house in Tingri.

Day 05: Tingri-Rongbuk Monastery / Mt. Everest Base Camp.
It is around 100km's bumpy road from Tingri to Rongbuk Monastery and the Mt. Everest Base Camp (EBC) where you'll have the life-long experience with this highest mountain in the world. Overnight at guest house at Mt. Everest reserve.

Day 06: Mt. Everest Base Camp-Shigatse.
Enjoy the grand view of Mt. Everest in the early morning and drive back to Shigatse, strolling around the old town for the nicely decorated Tibetan houses, interesting local bazaar, and etc. Overnight at hotel in Shigatse.

Day 07: Shigatse-Lhasa.
Drive about 280km to Lhasa along the northern route via Yarlung Tsangpu River. The rest time will be free for you to explore the old city before leaving. Overnight at hotel in Lhasa.

Day 08: Departure from Tibet.  
Today we'll drive you to the airport and help you board the plane to your next destination. Your wonderful Lhasa Everest base camp Lhasa tour ends.


Notice: Participants of the trip must keep in mind that this is an adventure journey that takes you into one of the remotest corner of the Tibetan plateau where many unexpected and unpleasant events may contribute to the need for a change in the itinerary. Depending on the prevailing situation, the itinerary can be modified to some extent after consulting with your guide. However, the date of tour conclusion should always coincide with the original plan.

Tour Cost: In order for us to quote you the cost, please write us with number of members in your group, type of vehicles you want and the category of hotels you would like to stay in.

Flight fare or train fare: :
We provide you Kathmandu to Lhasa or Lhasa to Kathmandu air tickets along with tour packages but the price for the air tickets are not fixed always, so please ask before booking your trip. Also if you wish to fly or take the train journey from Beijing to Lhasa and want a help from our side to book the air/train ticket then contact us and let us know your desire date, our ticketing officer will provide you entire details within 24 hours.

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Trip Facts:

Tour Duration: 08 day(s)

Group Size: 2 -20 people

Destination(s): Tibet

Specialty Categories: Sightseeing and Jeep drives

Season: April - December

Trip type: Cultural tour Jeep driving adventure

Meals: Daily breakfast

Max. Altitude: 5250 meters 

Trip grade: moderate

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