Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Journey
Experience the Tibet Lhasa to Everest Base Camp (EBC) which is a more well-known tour and covers all the best that the area brings to the offer. This tour begins with a marvelous flight over the Himalayas from Kathmandu to Lhasa the capital of Tibet. We explore the legacy locales, critical religious communities and old traditional quarter of the city. Some of these incorporate the Potala castle, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor business sector and Drepung and Sera nunneries. We leave Lhasa, and in transit, our overland tour goes through old Buddhist nunneries of Tashilhunpo at Shigatse, the Kumbum Stupa at Gyantse, and drive former the wonderful turquoise lakes. Enjoying radiant mountain landscape, we approach the Rongbuk religious community and the base camp of Mt Everest itself. The view is really amazing. At last of we drive back to Lhasa and fly back to Kathmandu.
Tibet Lhasa to Everest Base Camp – Outline Itinerary
Note: The dates underneath are the period you would need to be in Kathmandu to join this tour. Because we have to prepare for Tibet Visa. If you are intended to participate in the Group, make sure you allow 3 weeks earlier to participate this Tibet Lhasa in the direction of Everest Base Camp tour. To get more Travel details regarding Lhasa Tibet, click here Tibet.
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu & Transfer to Hotel
Day 02 – 03: Kathmandu sightseeing & Lhasa Tibet visa application (Mon/Wed/Fri)
Day 04: Fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa (Gongkar Airport)
Day 05: Explore the Potala palace, Norbulingka Palace & Tibetan Museum at Lhasa (5-6 hr)
Day 06: Explore the Drepung and Sera Monastery, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street at Lhasa (5-6 hr)
Day 07: Travel Lhasa to Gyantse via Yamdrok Tso (3950 m, 350 km)
Day 08: Sightseeing in Gyantse & Drive to Shigatse (3900 m, 90 km)
Day 09: Drive from Shigatse to Segar (4050m, 244km)
Day 10: Drive Segar to Rongbuk Monastery (5000m, 68km)
Day 11: Rongbuk to Everest Base Camp and return to Shigatse (257km)
Day 12: Shigatse to Lhasa (3650 m, 350 km)
Day 13: Fly back to Kathmandu (1400, 1:30 min)
Day 14: Departure at any time(Fixed Departure Dates)
Lhasa to Everest Base Camp – Detail Itinerary
Arrived at Kathmandu and Transfer to Hotel
When you arrive at International Airport in Kathmandu, a representative from the organization will come to pick up you & transfer to the Hotel. In the evening our staff will give a briefing about the sightseeing tour or trip program.
Kathmandu guided sightseeing and Lhasa Tibet visa processing (Mon/Wed/Fri)
While we will apply and gather Chinese visa. Today, after morning meal or breakfast, you start your touring explore by going by UNESCO World Heritage Spots inside Kathmandu. Kathmandu Durbar Square, the structural architecture is typical of the Malla line who led over Nepal from the 12th to the 18th century. Swoyambhunath Temple is well-known among the nonnatives as the Monkey Temple inferable from a large number of monkey populace living in the area. The Boudhanath Stupa is just one of the biggest stupas in Southern Parts of Asia which is influenced by the Tibet Buddhism. If you would like any other stuff to purchase for the trip, you can actually buy around during the evening.
Takeoff from Kathmandu to Lhasa (Gongkar Airport)
Enjoy the amazing up high a mountain flight across the Himalayas from Kathmandu to Lhasa Tibet. Our Tibetan guide will receive you at Lhasa’s Gongkar airplane terminal and also transfer to the Hotel. Discover the close-by avenues or even rest and relax.
Discover the Potala palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street (5-6 hr)
After the breakfast time, you go to visit Potala Palace, the winter palace of Dalai Lama. Built-in 17th century which grants incredible views of the whole city. Next, you will have a guided sightseeing tour to the busy and even traditional street market, Barkhor Street, which encircles the main cathedral of Tibet known as Jokhang Temple.
Discover the Drepung, Norbulingka & Sera Monastery at Lhasa (5-6 hr)
Your trusty tour leader would take for sights to explore over Drepung, the largest monastic university of Tibet built in the 14th century. Thereafter, you go to explore Norbulingka palace, the summer palace of Dalai Lama. At this point, houses are believed to be the largest man-made garden of Tibet. In the afternoon, Sera monastery, a conserved monastery of white-washed walls with golden rooftops.
Drive from Lhasa to Gyantse (3950m, 261km)
After your morning meal or breakfast, you will steer through the changing surroundings. Passing Tampa-la pass (4790 m) you will be halting to smell Yamdrok Tso (4400 m, Turquoise Lake, the sacred lakes in Tibet) and also Nazin Kang SA mountain having a stand at 7252 m. Instantly, you will go across another pass Karo-la Pass (5045 m) which grant the chance to take the spectacular views of the amazing glacier before getting in touch with Gyantse.
Sightseeing in Gyantse and Drive to Shigatse (3900m, 90km)
After the breakfast, you will move for sightseeing and tour of Kumbum stupa in addition to Pelkor Monastery in Gyantse and enjoy the far view of Gyantse Fortress. Afterward, you will drive to Shigatse. In Shigatse, you explore the renowned Tashilhunpo Monastery, which is actually important to each historically & culturally founded by Gendun Drup, the 1st Dalai Lama in 1447.
Drive from Shigatse to Segar (4050m, 244km)
Now, you will travel to Segar by means of Sakya. In Sakya, you are likely to visit the Sakya Monastery, the innate temple of Sakya-pa Sect of Tibetan Buddhism. You furthermore cross Tsou-la pass (4500m) with Gyatso-la pass (5220m). After, you will get near a small city, Segar, around evening then take a rest night to snooze.
Drive Segar to Rongbuk Monastery (5000m, 68km)
You will drive to the southward and cross Pang-la pass (5150m). Getting a charge out of greatly delightful mountain landscape, we reach to Rongbuk. Here you will visit Rongbuk Monastery, the highest monastery in the world, situated at the foot of gigantic Everest. On a sunny morning, one can see a long range of the Himalaya including crests more than 8000m, Everest (Mt. Chomolungma in Tibet side), Makalu, Cho Oyu, and Lhotse. Overnight stay and Explore the Zone.
Rongbuk to Everest Base Camp and return to Shigatse (257km)
In the morning, you can see the sunrise of Everest Peak if weather permits at the lodging area. Then we will visit the Rongbuk Monastery – the unique highest monastery with nuns and monks living together and later trek from lodging place to EBC (4kms, or take Eco bus). You can visit the Everest Base Camp and take the close-up shot of Mt. Everest. Finally, we will drive back to Shigatse.
Drive Shigatse to Lhasa (3650 m, 350 km)
In the present day, you will driveway back into Lhasa by simply following Yalong Valley. You may take a position on the observing setup and enjoy the wide Yalong River bed. Lastly, the guide will transport you back into your accommodations in Lhasa.
Fly back to Kathmandu
Transfer to Lhasa airport and fly back to Kathmandu.
Departure at any time
Flight back at whatever time or you can expand your journey. For more motivations behind interest, places don’t feel hesitate to Contact Us. Then again our professional will transfer you 3 hrs. Going before to the Kathmandu International Airport terminal for your flight departure from Himalayas land.
What is Included? In Tibet Lhasa to EBC
All airport transfer
All Ground Transport as per itinerary
English Speaking local guide and entrance fee for the sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley
Finest Hotels/Guest House for Accommodation in Kathmandu, Lhasa (Tibet), Shigatse, Gyantse – twin share
Some other lodging tented camp or even Simple Hotel twin or multi-share
Breakfast in Kathmandu & in Tibet/Lhasa Tour
Sightseeing and tour based on itinerary with all entry fees for exploring in Lhasa Tibet tour
English speaking guide/interpreter
Tibet visa and entrance permit Arrangement
Kathmandu – Lhasa – Kathmandu Airfare
What is not included? In Tibet Lhasa to EBC
Personal expenditure such as drinks, postage, laundry
Meals apart from breakfast
International flights & departure taxes
Nepal entry Visa as well as passport fees
Tips / Tipping and gratuities
Expenses arising from unforeseen situations outside the control of Stunning Adventure (e.g. landslides)