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Price per person

USD $ 1850

Trip Duration

8 Days

Country

Tibet

Group Size

1 To 15 Person

Trip Grade

1
Easy
Easy TripGrade are those in which less hiking is required - about 3-4 hrs per day. Good for begineers and less intensive. City Tours, Jungle Safari are some easy ones. Acclimatization is not required.

Activity

Multicountry tour
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Arrival On

Kathmandu

Departure From

Kathmandu

Best Season

March To May and Sept To Nov

Max Altitude

5000M

Lhasa To Everest Base Camp Tour Overview

The journey from Lhasa to Everest Base Camp (EBC) is one of the adventurous tours of a lifetime. Located in the south west part of Tibet which has been open since 1920 is the first base camp.  The tour from Lhasa to EBC is an 8 days tour that begins and ends at Lhasa which covers about 805 km of distance. Tour through the ancient monasteries, tranquil lakes, fast-flowing rivers, attractive hills, and rigorous views of breathtaking glaciers. Exploring the lifestyle of ethnic people around Lhasa.

Tour from Lhasa to EBC grants a different taste of traveling experience which takes you from the Lhasa side to the Nepal side. The tour will drive from the main city Lhasa to the stunning Himalayas to Everest Base Camp which is the main destination of our trip. Also, the tour offers you a mesmerizing view of Mt.Everest which is the extra exciting feeling of this tour. It feels like you are in heaven in real life which is a lifetime experience.

Traveling to bustling cities and historical towns like Gyantse, Sigatase, Rongbuk and landmarks like Potala Palace and Norbulingka Palace and traditional curing hospital, Gyantse Dzong and Bazaar are the main highlights of this tour. Also, there are beautiful ancient monasteries like Drepung, Sera, Jokhang temple, Khumbum statue, Tashi Lhumpo, Sakya, and Rongbuk which are famous places of this travel package. Our experienced travel expert from Mission Himalaya Treks and Expeditions Pvt. Ltd. will help you to visit all the highlighted areas from Lhasa to EBC.

During the tour, you won’t miss a single spotlight and travel to the EBC. The altitude of EBC which is at the foot of Mt. Everest is 5600m and you might be worried about altitude sickness. There is nothing to be worried about. Keep in mind, you must take the necessary gears and sufficient rest before starting the tour for the next day. All age groups can perform this tour. Itinerary designers from Mission Himalaya Treks and Expeditions made this reliable day-to-day routine for all aged travelers.

Those who are trekking lovers can join this tour from Kathmandu to EBC. Due to lack of road facilities, you can’t reach that far by vehicle. Either you have to trek to EBC or choose a helicopter tour to EBC.  You can get a chance to feel the different travel experiences, from Kathmandu to EBC by trekking feels different and different vibes by flight and from Lhasa to EBC tour different.

Lhasa To Everest Base Camp Short Itinerary

DAY 1:  Arrival day at Lhasa

DAY 2:  Lhasa Sightseeing

(Potala Palace, Norbulingka Palace, and Traditional Tibet Hospital)

DAY 3: Lhasa Sightseeing

(Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Bazaar)

DAY 4: Drive from Lhasa to Shigatse and visit Tashi Lhunpo Monastery

DAY 5: Drive from Shigatse to Rongbuk via Sakya Monastery and then visit Rongbuk Monastery

DAY 6: Visit Everest Base Camp and drive to Gyantse

DAY 7: Gyantse sightseeing and drive back to Lhasa via Yamdrok Tso Lake

DAY 8: Departure Day

 

Lhasa To Everest Base Camp Tour Itinerary

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Day 01:

Arrival day at Lhasa

Walking Hours : 1 hour Driving.

Meals Included : Breakfast.

Accomodation : 3 Star Hotel.

Today is the welcome day at Lhasa by flight from Nepal. The flight will fly over Mt. Everest, Peak Kanchenjunga, and other glaciers of Nepal, and the amazing river Yarlung/ Brahmaputra of Lhasa. After landing at Lhasa you will be transferred to a hotel.

After transferring to the hotel either you can take a rest or can go sightseeing to Potala square where you can see the amazing view of colorful fountains and picture of the mind-boggling view of Potala and its surroundings. We also suggest you take a rest to get rid of altitude sickness. Stay at Lhasa hotel overnight.

 Altitude: 3660m / Flight: 1hr Drive 60 Km

Day 02:

Lhasa Sightseeing (Potala Palace, Norbulingka Palace and Traditional Tibet Hospital)

Walking Hours : 5 To 6 Hours Tour.

Meals Included : Breakfast.

Accomodation : 3 Star Category Hotel.

Beginning the day with breakfast we will proceed for the sightseeing tour to Potala Palace. It was built at the 7th century's most beautiful picturesque Palace in Lhasa. From Potala, you can see the residential quarter of the Dalai Lama and also the entire city. Potala is also known as the winter palace. Norbulingka Palace is the most famous man-made garden in Lhasa which is also known as the summer palace. 
After that, we will go for a visit to Traditional Tibet Hospital. This place is the main location for the treatment, research, training, and production of Tibetan medicine. Then you can go to taste foods at tea shops or restaurants. Then we will stay at the hotel overnight.

Day 03:

Lhasa Sightseeing (Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Bazaar)

Walking Hours : 5 To 6 Hours Tour.

Meals Included : Breakfast.

Accomodation : 3 Star Category Hotel.

On this day we will have breakfast and we will head towards the Drepung Monastery which is known as the world's largest monastery where more than 10000 monks used to live there in the past.  After visiting the biggest kitchen and amazing sculpture inside the monastery of Drepung Monastery, we will walk forward to visit Sera Monastery.

Sera Monastery is famous for the monks debating held around 3-5 pm which gives invigoration and a peaceful mind. White walls and golden roofs give the amazing eye-catching looks, inside there are three mandalas and paintings of Buddha.

After that, we will stroll towards the Jokhang temple. It was built in the 7th century where you can find a 12 yr old Buddha Shakyamuni statue inside. There is Tibetan pilgrims prostrating area outside the temple. As we finish the visit to Jokhang temple we go to Barkhor Bazaar where you can find old markets and can do kora. After that, you will return to the Lhasa hotel and stay there overnight.

Day 04:

Drive from Lhasa to Shigatse and visit Tashi Lhunpo Monastery(3,900m) 265 km.

Walking Hours : 5 To 6 Hours Tour.

Meals Included : Breakfast.

Accomodation : 3 Star Category Hotel.

Starting the day with breakfast, we will pack our bags and take a drive from Lhasa to Shigatse. The trail passes through an amazing soothing lake surrounded by snow-capped mountains, Nimu along the Brahmaputra which is also a foremost place for the agriculture area of Tibet, and the spectacular view of Mt. Nyenchen Khangsar.

After arriving there we will visit Tashi Lhunpo Monastery which is the home of the Panchen Lama. It is built on a hill in Shigatse city. The elucidation of Tashi Lhunpo is that everybody's happiness and fortunes lie here. After visiting Tashi Lhunpo we will return back to the hotel of Shigatsehotel and stay there overnight.

Day 05:

Drive from Shigatse to Rongbuk via Sakya Monastery and then visit Rongbuk Monastery (5000m)385km.

Walking Hours : 7 To 8 Hours Tour.

Meals Included : Breakfast.

Accomodation : 3 Star Category Hotel.

Today we are traveling to Rongbuk from Shigatse which takes about 7-8 hr to reach. In the trial, we can gaze at the picturesque view of the hamlet, and the ancient temple of Tibetian Buddhism named Sakya Monastery.

After that, we proceeded to Rongbuk. On the trail through Lalung La Pass, viewing the amazing view of Mt. Everest we reach Rongbuk Monastery which is known as the world's highest monastery.  Enjoying the scenery and view of the mountains, hamlet, and beautiful monastery around us then we return to the hotel of Rongbuk and stay overnight.

Day 06:

Visit Everest Base Camp and drive to Gyantse (475km).

Walking Hours : 8 To 9 Hours Tour.

Meals Included : Breakfast.

Accomodation : 3 Star Category Hotel.

Today will be the most exciting and main day of the trip. Early in the morning we will have our breakfast and start our trip to Everest Base Camp. In the trail to EBC, we can find the spectacular scenery of Shishapangma, Cho Oyu, and Mt. Chomolungma. After hours of driving, we will reach EBC which is our main destination of the trip. We will set the picture of the glimpse of the breath-taking view of EBC in mind and in SD-card too.

Spending quality time there in EBC we will return back to Gyantse. The trail will be full of scenic views, you can't take your eyes off it. After today's long drive we will take a rest at Gyantse overnight.

Day 07:

Gyantse sightseeing and drive back to Lhasa via Yamdrok Tso Lake Drive (270km)

Walking Hours : 5 To 6 Hours Tour.

Meals Included : Breakfast.

Accomodation : 3 Star Category Hotel.

Having breakfast in the morning we went for a short visit to Palchoe monastery, King of the pagoda- Kumbum Pagoda, Gyantse Dzong, and other monasteries near there. After that, we leave Gyantse and drive back to Lhasa.

On the way back to Lhasa we can see the mesmerizing view of the Mountains and an eye-catching view at a distance. The drive will stop at soothing Yamdrok Tso lake which is the third-largest sacred lake of Tibet. After that, we will drive back to Lhasa and stay there overnight.

Day 08:

Final Departure.

Walking Hours : 1 Hour Driving.

Meals Included : Breakfast.

Accomodation : None

8 days Lhasa to EBC trek comes to an end. You will pack your bags and get ready to take a flight. If there remains time we will take you shopping. Our team from Mission Himalaya Treks and Expeditions will take you back to the airport

  • All necessary Tibet travel permits.
  • Pick up and drop from the airport and hotel.
  • Private vehicles (van or Hiace or bus) for transportation.
  • Accommodation in Tibet on a twin-sharing basis with breakfast.
  • Everest National Park admission fee and Grass dame charge.
  • English speaking, trained, and experienced Tibetan guide.
  • All fees for sightseeing and visits to monasteries as outlined in the itinerary.
  • All applicable taxes and service charges.

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