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Lhasa Tour via Everest Base Camp - 16 Days

Tibet Everest Base Camp Trekking is renowned tour destination in Tibet. It offers panoramic Himalayan views including the Mount Everest and other mountains as well as potal palace, Jhokang temple, lush valleys, beautiful landscape, Tibetan monasteries, Tibetan culture. To explore and experience the Tibetan awesome culture, brown rolling hills, wrecked forts, artistic ornate monasteries, centuries old caravan trails, breathtaking scenery, etc., Tibet Everest Base Camp trek is a lifetime journey.

Tibet Everest Base Camp Trekking head on from Kathmandu to by flight to Tibet Lhasa with a spectacular flight viewing the snow capped Himalayan Mountains past Mt. Everest, Makalu and Kanchenjunga. Lhasa Everest base camp trekking tour offers exciting memorable encounter along the way. In Lhasa visit, we pass through the Potala, the famous palace of the Dalai Lama, Norbulinkha, the great Drepung Monastery and the holy Jokhang Temple. We walk among the crowd Tibetan market called Barkor Bazzar.

We Drive To The beautiful Turquoise Lake on the way to the historic town of Gyantse with its unique multi-storied Khumbu Stupa. We walk through the massive Tashilungpo monastery and visit the memorial ‘Chorten’ of the late Panchen Lama. At the high plains of old Tingri meet up with the trek crew and start trekking to North Everest Base Camp. The trek will lead you up to the historic expedition route from Old Tingri to Rongbuk Monastery crossing the Langma La pass (16,900 ft). Then we do hiking up to the North Everest Base Camp and explore the Rongbuk glacier set directly below the massive north- face of Mount Everest. After the viewing of the World’s highest mountain scenery from Rongbuk, we drive to Kathmandu in Nepal by way of amazing Himalayas Highway. Thus, Alpine Trav Treks and Expeditions arrange the Tibet Everest base camp package trip from which the travelers get an unforgettable experience of their journey.


Note:

All Trekking offers and plans given in the itinerary are for all interested visitors who prefer full package. We offer the itinerary of the destinations as per your choice. You are always free to choose any itinerary and the staff depending on your financial condition. As per your interest and requirement, we have options for any partial visit too.


(The Trip cost varies depending on the group size, total number of days and services you require. If you are interested, please feel free to contact Us.)

Group Discount: Available

Day 1
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport, transfer to hotel by our representative.

Day 2
Day 02: Fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa (3650 m), 90 kms O/N Hotel.

Upon arrival in Airport you will be met by our Tibet representative and drive to Lhasa, check in Hotel rest and acclimatization.

Day 3
Day 03: Guided sightseeing tour of Potala Palace.

the winter palace of the Dalai Lama; Drepung Monastery, the biggest monastic university of Tibet and Nechung Monastery, temple of the State oracle of Tibet.

Day 4
Day 04: In Lhasa Guided sightseeing tour of Jokhang.

the central cathedral of Tibet, Barkhor, the bustling Lhasa market encircling the Jokhang Temple,
Tibetan Medical Center and Norbulinka Palace.

Day 5
Day 05: Lhasa-Gyangtse (3990 m), 350 kms.

Drive to Gyantse via Lake Yamdrok Tso, the Turquoise Lake, cross Kampa la pass 5050 m and Karo la (5045 m) passes. Visit Kubum stupa and Pelkor Chode Monastery.

Day 6
Day 06: Gyangtse Shigatse (3860 m), 90 kms .

Drive to Shigatse. En route visit Shalu Monastery. Visit Tashilhunpo Monastery, the seat of Panchen Lama who is the 2nd in the Buddhist religious hierarchy and Shigatse Market.

Day 7
Day 07: Shigatse-Sakya-Shegar-Dhingri(4350 m).

Today we arrive at Dhingri, a windblown settlement and the gateway to Mt. Everest where we meet our Nepali Sherpa staffs. En route visit Sakya Monastery.

Day 8
Day 08: Trek to Lungjhang (4650 M)-5-6hrs Trek, O/N Camp.

From today trekking commence, continue five days trek,from the Dingri plains (4500M) to all the way upto Dza Rongbu Monastery (5109 m) and Everest Base Camp at 5281 Meters.. We begin our trek along Ra Chhu stream to beyond Chholling and camp at village of Lungjhang

Day 9
Day 09: Trek below Lamna La at 4687 M.6hrs trek, O/n Camp.

We continue our trek and pass through a small goat or Drokpa encampment and camp below Lamna La.

Day 10
Day 10: Trek to Zommug at 4906 M, -5-6hrs trek, O/N Camp.

We climb over Lamna La (5100 M) with Gyachung Kang and Cho Oyu off to the south; and descend to Zommug, at 15,700 ft the highest permanent settlement in the Everest region. Zommug is a center for animal husbandry and a supply center for yaks used on Everest expeditions.

Day 11
Day 11: In Rongbuk To the south of Zommug.

is the famed Dza Rongbuk Monastery reached by either a spectacular high route or an easier low path. Once a flourishing retreat center, it is built by Dzatrul Ngawang Tenzin Norbu in early 1901-02. The majestic Everest stands towering high above in full glare.

Day 12
Day 12: Trek to Everest Base Camp at 5100 M, 2-3hrs trek, O/n Camp.

Everest Base Camp (16,900 ft) and the Rongbuk Glacier are approximately 2-3 hrs above the monastery. The route passes retreat caves, the ruins of the nunnery of Sherab Chholing and the fast flowing Dzaka Chu. Just before the terminus of the Rongbuk Glacier is Everest Base Camp. Across a creek, is the ocean of ice that composes the Rongbuk Glacier, with views of the Himalayan range that are among the most spectacular views.

Day 13
Day 13: Drive to Tingri, O/N Camp/ GH. Leaving Dza Rongbuk,

we drive through the village of Chhosang, Phadrukchi, over Pang La, across Phung Chhu or Arun River, and into Tingri.

Day 14
Day 14: Tingri-Zhangmu, Khasa Bazaar.2300m.

Day 15
Day 15: Zhangmu Khasa bazaar to Kathmandu.

down hill to Friendship Bridge where our representative will meet you and drive you to Kathmandu & in the evening farewell diner in Nepalese restaurant . overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 16
Day 16: Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination.

Cost Includes

  • Kathmandu Airport-Hotel-Airport pick up and transfer by private vehicle as per group size.
  • Accommodation in twin bed sharing basis with breakfast at 3* hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Kathmandu International airport drop while Lhasa to Kathmandu flight
  • hotel accomodation entire the Tibet Everest base camp trekking on BB basis( tourist standard category hotel) on twin sharing as mentioned.
  • 1 experienced helpful and friendly guide, daily wages, salary, equipment, foods & clothing. insurance.
  • Tibet Lhasa sightseeing tour with guided trip as mentioned.
  • Tibet Lhasa tour with private vehicle as mentioned
  • sightseeing entrance for Tibet Lhasa tour
  • Tibet travel permit as mentioned
  • Kathmandu Tibet border overland transportation by private jeep as mentioned
  • All program as mentioned.
  • Overland transportation.
  • Insurance for Nepalese staff. ( and driver)
  • Guide fares and taxes.
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu at Local style in my place.

Cost Excludes

  • Any meals (Lunch and Dinner) in Kathmandu other than breakfast in hotel.
  • International air fare to and from Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • Nepal Tourist Visa fees.
  • Items and expenses of personal nature.
  • Tips for Guide, porters and staffs.
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Frequently asked Questions.

Where is Tibet?

Tibet is situated toward the south-west of China, likewise bordering India, Nepal, Burma and Bhutan. Tibet’s three original provinces are U-Tsang, Kham and Amdo. The general population in these locales all thinks about themselves Tibetan, although everyone has a solid identity and diverse tongues of Tibetan are used.

Under China’s occupation, Tibet has been partitioned up, renamed and joined into Chinese territories, with little reference to the original borders between Tibet’s areas. At the point when China refers to Tibet, it implies the Tibet Autonomous Region or TAR, which incorporates just U-Tsang and part of Kham. The rest of Kham was isolated amongst Sichuan and Yunnan Chinese areas. Amdo was partitioned between Gansu, Sichuan and Qinghai territories. The region covers a region of around 1.22 million km2, which represents 12.8% of the aggregate of China. The pristine snow capped view and inescapable Tibetan Buddhism environment and simple access to its neighboring nation Nepal make Tibet rank high of the movement travel bucket list. Its unmistakable geography and land area enable it to share the world’s most amazing mountaineering and trekking asset with its neighbor nation Nepal.

How can I obtain a Visa?

Flying out to Tibet requires a Chinese visa and a Tibet Travel Permit which can both be acquired in Kathmandu with the help of a travel company (Tibet via Nepal). A valid visa for China isn’t the same as a Tibet Travel Permit. Those with a Chinese traveler visa will at present need to apply for a Tibet travel permit. The permit is still required for remote foreign traveler travelling to Tibet from territory China. To obtain the permit you have to book a guide for your whole trip and pre-organize private transport for trips outside Lhasa. The trip outside Lhasa likewise requires extra permits which are arranged by the travel agent you are going with.

What is the time difference in Tibet?

Tibet Standard Time ( IST ) is 0800 hours (6 hours) ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+8).
Passport

All who intend to enter Tibet must hold at least 6 months valid passport.
China Visa or Tibet Group Visa
To enter Tibet by means of Mainland China, right off the bat you have to apply China visa for entry to China. Tibet is a part of China, under the Chinese Central Government’s Sovereignty. Therefore to travel from China to Tibet, you need to acquire a China Visa at first stage before all are followed up. Visas for individual travel in China are very easy to get from most Chinese embassies. Most Chinese embassies and consulates will issue a standard 30-day, single passage visitor visa in three to five working days (an ‘L’ Visa means travel). If you are lucky, some embassies abroad may give you a 60 or even 90 days. However, in Hong Kong it is very easy to get a 90 day visa; most agencies can organize it in one day. In the event that you need greater adaptability to enter and leave China a few times, most Chinese embassies will issue a double-entry visa. Indeed, for the individuals who are to work, study or live temporarily in China, you may require the other related China Visa, for example, “F” Visa, “X” Visa or “Z” Visa, and so on. All these sort of visa holders can go in Tibet with the Tibet entry permits and other travel permits which can be obtained by neighborhood travel agency in Tibet with strict and serious procedure.

How to enter Tibet?

By Road: There are five main highways in Tibet, to be specific:
Sichuan-Tibet Highway – it runs between Chengdu, the capital city of Sichuan Province, and Lhasa.
Qinghai-Tibet Highway – it runs between Xining, the capital city of Qinghai, to Lhasa.
Yunnan-Tibet Highway – it runs between Yunnan territory and Tibet.
Xinjiang-Tibet Highway – it runs crosswise over boundless deserts, lofty and steep peaks.
The China-Nepal Highway – it is the main international highway in Tibet
By Air: Flying to Lhasa dependably requires a stopover in either China or Nepal. Lhasa Gonggar Airport is situated around 98 kilometers (around 61 miles) toward the south of Lhasa City. The main international trip to and from Tibet is between Lhasa and Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal.
By Rail: The Gormo to Lhasa railway extends for 1,142 kilometers (710 miles) and serves in as a connection between territory China and Tibet.

How is the weather in Tibet?

Since the country expands high elevation, usually difficult to predict the climate. It is cold in the most part. Lhasa and around it is cool, bright day during the day time however evening, night and morning will be cold. Need to bring sufficiently warm clothes.

When is the best time to visit Tibet?

The Tibetan atmosphere isn’t as harsh as we imagine it to be. Tibet’s climate is ideal to travel from April to the start of November, and most perfect in August and September. In any case, Lhasa’s climate is more clement than rest of Tibet, and is suitable to travel year-round. The sun radiation in Tibet is to a extremely strong. It’s not for nothing that Lhasa is known as the Sunlight City. The months of May, June and September are the primary tourist season in eastern Tibet.

What are the documents necessary for visiting Tibet?

Passport – valid for 6 months
Chinese Visa — you can apply for one from a Chinese Embassy or through China Highlights (who entry from China)
Group Visa —who entry from Nepal to Tibet after Tibet tour traveler can visit China mainland with valid group visa.
Individual Visa will be cancel when we apply for group visa (if visa is in the passport)
Tibet Entry Permit — it is issued by the Tibet Tourism Bureau and is an absolute necessity for outsiders entering Tibet.
A few people who wish to travel to specific areas in Tibet must also obtain:
Travel Permit — it is required when you are planning to movement to closed areas in Tibet. These are issued after you land in Tibet.
Military Permit — it is acquired to travel to some militarily sensitive regions.

Can I organize a Tibet visa myself? Can I travel alone in Tibet?

Sadly, because of China’s extremely strict tourism policy for Tibet, it isn’t possible for you to get a visa independent from anyone else and it isn’t conceivable to not possible to travel Tibet on your own. As an authorized travel company we can organize everything; visa, allow to permit and all other paperwork.

Is altitude sickness a problem?

As Tibet is known as the Roof of the World it is the one of the highest places on the earth. Due to which many visitors from lower altitude area may suffer from altitude sickness. Most people endure minor effects of altitude sickness only including loss of appetite, headache and a propensity to have no vitality until the point when their bodies conform to the high landscape. This adjustment can take place from a few hours and in rare case for few days. If visitors do some simple preparations before going to Tibet, most of the symptoms of altitude sickness can be avoided. We recommend you talk to your local physician about AMS pills to help combat altitude sickness. Your guide will be there to assist you and help you throughout the trip.

Are there ATMs counters in Tibet?

There are ATM facilities easily available in Lhasa and Shigatse; however, it might be difficult to find one in other small towns.

What currency do I have to use in Tibet?

The unit of currency is Chinese Yuan. The Bank of China can exchange all the foreign currencies. The bank in Tibet /China is closed on Saturday and Sunday. Traveler’s cheques and credit cards are very difficult to be cashed outside the banks especially outside Lhasa.

Is politics a problem?

Most tourists, who stay with their tour and avoid getting engaged in the politics of the country, will not encounter issues.

What vaccination is recommended to Tibet traveler?

The suggested vaccination you should consider for this trip includes the following:
Chickenpox (Varicella)
Diphtheria & Tetanus Vaccinations
Hepatitis A The vaccine for Hepatitis A (eg Avaxim, Havrix 1440 or VAQTA)
Hepatitis B
Influenza The flu vaccine
Measles-mumps-rubella (MMR)
Pneumonia A vaccine
Polio
Rabies
Tuberculosis
Typhoid
Yellow Fever

Will language barrier be there are problems?

Visitors to Tibet don’t have to worry about the language barrier by all. Every visitor will have an English-talking visit guide, and a most of the front work area staffs in the big hotels can communicate in English. The main languages used in a part of Tibet are Chinese, Tibetan, English and Nepali.

Is there internet access in Tibet for foreign traveler?

Certainly there is web access for foreign traveler in Tibet yet just on limited areas like Lhasa, Shigatse, Gyantse and Tsedang where some bistro gives web offices. Moreover, hotels in some city like Lhasa and Shigatse also provide internet facility to their customers.

Visa Information

Flying out to Tibet requires a Chinese visa and a Tibet Travel Permit which can both be acquired in Kathmandu with the help of a travel company (Tibet via Nepal). A valid visa for China isn’t the same as a Tibet Travel Permit. Those with a Chinese traveler visa will at present need to apply for a Tibet travel permit. The permit is still required for remote foreign traveler travelling to Tibet from territory China. To obtain the permit you have to book a guide for your whole trip and pre-organize private transport for trips outside Lhasa. The trip outside Lhasa likewise requires extra permits which are arranged by the travel agent you are going with.


Passport

All who intend to enter Tibet must hold at least 6 months valid passport.
Passport – valid for 6 months
Chinese Visa — you can apply for one from a Chinese Embassy or through China Highlights (who entry from China)
Group Visa — who entry from Nepal to Tibet after Tibet tour traveler can visit China mainland with valid group visa.
Individual Visa will be cancel when we apply for group visa (if visa is in the passport)
Tibet Entry Permit — it is issued by the Tibet Tourism Bureau and is an absolute necessity for outsiders entering Tibet.
A few people who wish to travel to specific areas in Tibet must also obtain:
Travel Permit — it is required when you are planning to movement to closed areas in Tibet. These are issued after you land in Tibet.
Military Permit — it is acquired to travel to some militarily sensitive regions.


Weather Information

The weather in Tibet is similar to that of Mainland China, though with lower temperatures due to higher altitudes. Summers have warm days with strong sunshine and cool nights, but summer days can even be chilly at higher elevations. Winters are cold but there isn’t all that much snow. Lhasa enjoys much sunshine even in winter. Most of Tibet experiences frost at least 6 months of the year. Some high lakes are frozen from October to March. The weather varies a lot from region to region. Lhasa is an ideal destination because it is in a valley area of lower elevation.

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