Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour-comprises with adventure journey in roof of the world- travelers will be encountering new cultural destinations day by day. The challenging high passes, Turquoise Lakes, nomad cultural experience and visiting Potala Palace, Norbulinkha Dalai Lama’s retreat palace, Jokhang Temple, Bustling Bharkhor Market, Khumbum Monastery and many more with spectacular views of the snow capped Himalayan panorama.
Trip Name: Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour
Trip Duration: 13 days
Trip Route: 8 day tibet lhasa tour with sightseeing and accommodation with breakfast(B/B)
Trip Grade: 3
Transportation: Private vehicle & flight
Best Season: February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November & December
Per Day Walk: Approx. 4 - 7 hrs.
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel
Day 02: kathmandu city sightseeing tour
Day 03: Fly Kathmandu to Lhasa (3650m) and transfer to Hotel
Day 04: Sightseeing in Lhasa
Day 05: Drive Lhasa to Gyantse (3950m)- 261 km
Day 06: Sightseeing & drive Gyantse to Shigatse(3800m)- 90km
Day 07: Drive Shigatse to Shegar (New Tingri) (4,050m.) - 244 km
Day 08: Drive Shegar to Rongbuk (5,000m)- 68 km
Day 09: Walk to Everest Base Camp (5,200m) and then drive to Tingri (4,290m) - 65km
Day 10: Tingri to Nyalam or Zhangmu
Day 11: Drive Nyalam to Kathmandu (1300m) -153km.
Day 12: Rest day in kathmandu for shopping
Day 13: Trip ends/Transfer to Airport for depature
Above itinerary can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements. Please let us know whether you would like to make a shorter or longer. We will follow accordingly.
Day 01 : Arrive Kathmandu/transfer to Hotel and overnight at Hotel
Day 02: Sightseeing in kathmandu/ welcome Nepali dinner/tour briefing and overnight at Hotel
sightseeing tour in the historic kathmandu Durbar Square, Hindu temple of Pashupatinath, the famous 'Monkey Temple' (Swayambhunath) and Buddhist shrine (Bouddhanath), which are listed as the World Heritage Sites.We obtain Tibet visa on this day.
Day 03: Flight Kathmandu to Lhasa
Transfer to the airport for the flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa on Air China. This one hour trans Himalayan Flight will give you an opportunity to have an aerial view of the Mt. Everest and other Himalayan Peaks . Arrival at Gonggar airport, After clearing immigration and customs it will be a two hour drive to cover the 93 km. to Lhasa(3650m/13,000ft).Upon arrival we check in at the hotel, right in the heart of the old city. or arrive in Lhasa via main land of China by flight or by train, you will be met our official representative up on arrival then transfer to hotel for rest.
Day 04/05: Sightseeing, during these three days in Lhasa we visit the Potala palace, Drepung and Sera monasteries, the Norbulinkha and of course the famous Jokhang temple including the surrounding Barkhor cultural market.
Day 06: Lhasa to Gyantse
you begin your overland adventure with a full day drive to Gyantse. Along the way you cross the Kamba la (4794m) and the Karo la pass (5010m), both grant spectacular views. After the Kamba la you come to Yamdrok tso, also known as the Turquoise Lake(3900m). You'll want to have your camera ready.
Day 07: Gyantse to Shigatse
This will be a busy day. In the morning visit Gyantse stupa and monastery followed by a two hour drive to Shigatse. Here see the giant Buddha in the famous Tashilumpo monastery. The seat of the Panchen Lama. Altitude 3800m.
Day 08: Shigatse to Lhatse,
The journey today brings you over two high passes with fine views. For lunch we stop in the small town of Lhatse. Depending on how much time we spend during the morning in Shigatse we might stay overnight in Lhatse. Altitude 4350m/4000m.
Day 09: Lhatse - Rongbuk, begins with the Tsho La (4500m) and ends with the spectacular view of Mt. Everest from Rombuk monastery. Relax tonight and stroll around the monastery. Altitude 5050m., O/n at hotel.
Day 10: Rombuk - Lao Tingri, get up early and start the 2-3 hour leisurely walk (one way) to the base-camp (5200m) itself. You should return early afternoon to head to Lao Tingri. Lao Tingri is a small Tibetan town that offers the best view even from a toilet that you're unable to experience from anywhere in the world. Altitude 4290m, O/n at hotel.
Day 11: Lao Tingri - Zhang Mu - Kathmandu, make sure you have some photos left for the panoramic view of the Himalayan range as you cross the Lalung La pass (5050m). In the evening relax in Kathmandu.
Day 12: Rest day in kathmandu for shopping.
Day 13: Trip ends/Transfer to Airport for depature.