• Trip Style : Cultural tour, Overland driving adventure
  • Trip Difficulty : Moderate
  • Max Altitude : 5250m
  • Accomodation: Hotel & Guest house
  • Food : Daily breakfast
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We organize a Tibet Lhasa overland tour 8 days from our base in Lhasa or Kathmandu. Overland from Lhasa to Everest Base Camp is an adventure 08 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. While doing the 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 monastery, Sakya, and Rongbuk Base Camp are marvelous sites for us to explore.

Participants of the trip must keep in mind that this is an adventure journey that takes you into one of the remotest corners 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 the tour conclusion should always coincide with the original plan.

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.

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  • itinery-iconMeals: B
  • itinery-iconPlace: Lhasa

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.

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  • itinery-iconMeals: B
  • itinery-iconPlace: Lhasa

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.

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  • itinery-iconMeals: B
  • itinery-iconPlace: Shigatse

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

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  • itinery-iconMeals: B
  • itinery-iconPlace: Tingri

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.

  • itinery-iconAccommodation: Guest house
  • itinery-iconMeals: B
  • itinery-iconPlace: Rongbuk Monastery

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.

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  • itinery-iconMeals: B
  • itinery-iconPlace: Shigatse

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.

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  • itinery-iconMeals: B
  • itinery-iconPlace: Lhasa

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.

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Note: Tibet Lhasa Overland Tour 8 Days Fixed Departure Dates

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  • small-thumbnails All necessary pick up and drop by a private coach
  • small-thumbnails Accommodation in standard hotel in Lhasa and Shigatse, and the best available guest house at other places.
  • small-thumbnails Luxury Van/Bus with an experienced driver
  • small-thumbnails An English Tibetan guide throughout the tour
  • small-thumbnails All necessary Tibet permits
  • small-thumbnails Every day breakfast will be provided
  • small-thumbnails Entrance tickets of sightseeing places mentioned in the itinerary
  • small-thumbnails Administration and Conservation for visiting Mt. Everest Base Camp;
  • small-thumbnails Final transfer to Gonggor airport.
  • small-thumbnails Private expenses laundry, tips to the tour guide / driver, etc.
  • small-thumbnails Bottled drinks.

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Flight fare

We provide you Kathmandu-Lhasa or Lhasa-Kathmandu air tickets along with tour packages but the price is not fixed always, so please ask before booking your trip. Also if you wish to fly from Beijing to Lhasa and want help from our side to book the air ticket then contact us and let us know your desired date, our ticketing officer will provide you with entire details within 24 hours.

List of Gears

  •  1 large duffel bag or backpack
  •  1 small backpack or day pack
  •  2 pairs of warm synthetic or cotton pants
  •  1 pair of light hiking pants
  •  2 pairs of long underwear tops and bottoms
  •  1 fleece/wool jacket / pants
  •  1 down jacket
  •  1 Sleeping bag
  •  1 set of light rain gear tops and bottoms
  •  1 warm hat and 1 sun hat
  •  6 pairs of warm socks
  •  1 pair of comfortable waterproof hiking boots
  •  I pair comfortable shoes (for wearing around camp)
  •  2 pair long sleeve cotton shirt
  •  1 pair warm gloves or mittens
  •  1 pair of sunglasses (100% UV protective)
  •  Sunscreen/lip salve (at least SPF 25)
  •  1 silk or polyester scarf (to protect neck from the sun)
  •  1 towel
  •  Water bottle 2/lts
  •  1 flashlight (w/ extra batteries)

Toilet items

Towel, soap, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrush, comb/brush, razor, shaving cream, women’s items, toilet paper, etc.

 First Aid / Medical Kits

We provide basic 1st aid items but we highly recommend that please bring a well-stocked personal medical kit. The suggested items are below. Consult your doctor for all prescription medicine.

  • Band-aids, bandages, medical tape, Neosporin, and other wound dressings
  • Blister dressings, moleskin, spenco, 2nd skin
  • Cold and flu tablets / nasal decongestant
  • Antihistamine (for allergies)
  • Aspirin or ibuprofen
  • Imodium or Lomotil (anti-diarrhea)
  • Hydration powder
  • Throat lozenges/cough medicine
  • Small pair of scissors /tweezers/thermometer
  • Antibiotics (consult a doctor)
  • Full supply of all current prescription medications.

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