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Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour

Kathmandu to Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour is the most famous packages in Tibet and offers you interesting and fantastic holidays as well as in-depth knowledge about the unique cultural of the locals, their religious and their lifestyles.

The tour provides ample opportunity to explore Lhasa, the monasteries, and many small valleys-the real Tibet as well as the other places that we cross on the journey to Kathmandu.

One of the main highlights of the trip is visit to Everest Base Camp. The drive from Kathmandu to Lhasa tour via Everest Base Camp takes 7 days over the ‘friendship Highway’ along the way stopping at quietly enchanting Buddhist monasteries and remote villages untouched by modern civilization. 

  • Facts of the Trip
  • Detailed Itinerary
  • Cost Information
  • FAQs

Trip Duration: 12 days,

Max. Altitude: 5250m,

Best Time: March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October are best months,

Minimum Pax: 1 pax,

Accommodation: Hotels in Kathmandu, Guest houses/lodges during trekking,

Meals: Breakfast in Kathmandu, All meals during trekking,

Trip Grade: Strenuous,

Day 01: Welcome to Nepal, Tribhuwan International Airport
We will meet you at Tribhuwan International airport, Kathmandu and transferred to the hotel, after your freshness briefing program for your trekking, overnight at hotel.

Day 02: Sightseeing tour at Kathmandu Valley
After your breakfast we will start a guided tour to the most historical and spiritual attractions in Kathmandu valley, including Pashupatinath Temple, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambunath (Monkey Temple) and Buddha Nath, one of the large Stupas in the world, overnight at hotel.

Days03: Kathmandu to Lhasa Flight and transfer to Hotel (3650m)
Our representative will drop you to Tribhuwan International Airport for departure to Lhasa in the morning. After 40 minutes flight you will get welcome reception at Lhasa Gonggar Airport, with 60km drive to reach Lhasa City.

Day 04: Sightseeing Around Lhasa.
Today Tibetan English speaking guide will take you to visit Potala Palace, Ramoche Monastery and the Norbulinka, the Potala palace is the home of Dalai Lama. Norbulinka means “Jewel Peaks” is a UNESCO world heritage site. Your overnight accommodation with B/B plan will same as previous day.

Day 05: Sightseeing Around Lhasa
You will be taken to visit Sera Monastery, Jokhang Monastery and Barkhor market. Jokhang monastery, situated in the heart of old Lhasa, house, Tibet’s most precious religions relic a golden Sakyamuni Buddha which was brought as a gift by the Chinese prince. Overnight at hotel.

Day 06: Lhasa drive to Gyantse (3950m)
After having breakfast, trip starts by drive from Lhasa to Gyantse (3950m) about 200km distance and it takes about seven hours to reach in the destination. While driving you will cross the passes named Kamba La (4794) and Karo La (5010) in between these two high passes your trail passing a long drive along the beach of the beautiful and emerge lake called Yamadroke- Tso.

Day 07: Gyantse drive to Shigatse (3900m)
After breakfast, our guide will take you to visit Khumbum Stupa and Phalkor monastery at Gyantse then drive to Shigatse ( Xigatse) in an altitude to 3900m. After 2 hours drive you will reach Shigatse.

Day 08: Drive from Shigatse to Shegar (4050m) “the New Tingri”
Shegar is also known as New Tingri. From Shigatse you will be taken by drive to Shegar to be prepared for drive to Rongbuk to explore Mt. Everest Base Camp in the next day. About 200 km drive and 4 hours of time will be lost to complete this journey.

Day 09: Shegar to Rongbuk (4980m)
After breakfast, we drive to the Rongbuk monastery via the Pang-La pass. It is situated below the giant worth face of Mt. Everest. The 90 km from Shegar to Rongbuk should approximately take 3 hours of driving to transverse and you can enjoy spectacular views of Mt. Everest, Cho Oyu and Mt. Makalu.

Day 10: Excursion to Everest Base Camp (north face) (5150) and drive to Tingri
Early breakfast 2 hours trek to the Everest Base Camp and back. Drive from here to Tingri about 145 km which should take approximately 5 hours.

Day 11: Drive from Tingri to Nyalam (3700m)
After about 337 km drive from Tingri you will reach Nyalam which should approximately take 7-8 hours where you will be accommodate with BB plan at hotel

Day 12: Nyalam to Kathmandu via Kodari Border (720m)
Drive to the Kodari Border which should take approximately 2 hours to reach. After completing the immigration formalities, you will taken cross the border and drive about 4 to 5 hours to be in Kathmandu.

Day 13: Final departure
Dream Heaven Adventure Team say good bye and take you to the airport to catch your flight back to your home.

Cost Include

  • Airport Picks up and drops
  • Tibet entrance fee and Permit
  • All Hotels/Accommodation with bed and breakfast
  • All meals during the tour/trek
  • All land transportation, tours English speaking guide

Cost Exclude

  • China Entry Visa fees
  • All Airfares and Airport Tax
  • Travel insurance
  • All Personal expenses
  • Tips for guides, porters and tour/trekking staff
  • Others expenses which are not mentioned in cost include

Q. How to get into Tibet?
There is only a international flight which from Kathmandu (Nepal). If you want to go there by overland it’s also possible from Kathmandu (Nepal). However, domestic flights are available from most cities of China like Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Kunming, Chongqing, and Guangzhou. You are also able to travel by overland from these places.

Q. When is the best time to go Tibet?
The best time to visit Tibet is early May to late October but August and September are golden time. Except mentioned time weather is cold and changeable so travel is not impossible.

Q. Can I get the Tibet Travel Permit easily?
You can get the Tibet Travel Permit easily through a travel agency except diplomats, journalists, and government officials who should travel to Tibet under the arrangement by the Foreign Affairs Office of Tibet Government.

Q. Is individual travel possible in Tibet?
Yes it is possible travel to Tibet alone, but restrictions are imposed on travel to many areas.

Q. What happens if I get sick?
We advise you to keep basic medicines with you. Our guide will also take basic medicines. If you have altitude sicknesses during the travel please inform your guide in time so that a timely precaution can be taken. In case of serious condition you will have been drive to Lhasa or Kathmandu which be near.

Q. Is it easy to get the cash from ATMs in Tibet?
Yes, but only the Bank of China in Lhasa has this function. However, the ATM there doesn't always work properly. So we suggest you to bring some cash with you.

Q.  What Should I Pack for Tibet?
While travelling in Tibet Sunglass, Sunhat, Good walking shoes, sleepers, warm enough clothes, easy light pack are recommended.