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Tibet EBC Lhasa Tour

10 Days

Trip Highlights

  • Magnificent view of Nepal and Tibet Himalayas
  • Visit to World heritage sites in Kathmandu
  • Explore the Lhasa City
  • Visit to Potala Palace and Jewel Park
  • Tibetan Culture and Society

The North Lhasa Everest Base Camp tour is normally a 10-days fly in drive out tour package that primarily focuses on a visit to the Everest Base Camp. It’s a dream of Millions of people in the world to climb the highest peak of the world. But it’s neither cheap nor easy to climb the Everest. However, setting the foot to the North Everest Base Camp, the very base of the peak is neither too expensive nor too difficult. Lhasa Everest Base Camp tour Package is specially designed to take you to the nearest point of the third pole though not to the summit itself. Along with the awesome view of the Everest you will cherish myriad of beautiful places in and around Tibet.

The tour starts with an exciting scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa. On flying, you will have an opportunity to observe the world’s greatest mountains. Upon arrival in Lhasa you will get time to sightseeing, acclimatize and refresh in a hotel. The second and third day of the tour will be spared for Lhasa itself. In these two days you will be visiting places like Jokhang Temple, Barkhor market, Potala Palace, Sera and Drepung monasteries. On the fourth day you will drive to Gyantse from Lhasa via Yamadroke Lake and very high passes that are around (5,000m). The fifth day of the tour includes sightseeing in Gyantse including Jokhang Temple, Barkhor market, Potala Palace, Sera and Drepung monasteries followed by one and a half hour drive to Xigatze along the typical Tibetan countryside.

In the morning, you will pass through Xigatse en route to the Panchen Lama’s Tashilhumpu Monastery. In the afternoon you will drive to Tingri crossing over Gyatchula (5,200m) and wrap up the day’s journey. On the next day you will drive from Tingri to Rongbuk through the breathtaking Tibetan country landscape. After seeing the highest monastery in the world at Ronbuk, you approach the Everest Base Camp. It is just about 10-15min walk to the base camp from Rongbuk. Your will be speding your entire day visiting and exploring the Everest BC. The next day you will return from Rongbuk to Old Tingri , Following a final overnight in Kyirong. The 10th or the last day of the trip is to drive from Kyirong to Kathmandu. On the way you will have some rare breathtaking views of the Nepali country landscapes. However; AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions has designed an ideal 10-days package for Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour.

Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu to Gongkar Airport (3650m) Lhasa.
Day 02: Visit to sightseeing in and Around Lhasa
Day 03: Explore to sightseeing in and Around Lhasa
Day 04: Drive from Lhasa to Gyantse (3,950m) 5-6hrs
Day 05: Drive from Gyantse to Shigatse (3,900m) 4hrs
Day 06: Drive to Tingri (4348m) 5hrs from Shigatse
Day 07: Drive to Rongbuk (4,980m) from Tingri
Day 08: Drive to Kyirong (2000m) from Rongbuk
Day 09: Drive to Kathmandu (1350m) from Kyirong
Day 10: Drop at the airport for the final departure.

Trip Information:

  • Rooms are usually shared by two people unless you request for a private room. Also, you can upgrade to better hotels in the mountain and even in the cities. For your customized services, please send us a message.

Details Itinerary

AlpineTrav Treks representative will drop you to TIA for trip departure to Lhasa with your Tibet Permit and Visa papers by China Air about 70 minute fly over the Highest mountains Mt. Everest, Makalu and Mt. Kanchenjunga. Our Tibet representative will waiting for you to welcome reception at the Airport with request vehicle. After that you will be taking 60km to Lhasa City and assist you to check in at your hotel accommodation with Bed and Breakfast Plan. Lhasa is situated on the north bank of Kyi-chu River and in the Tibetan language means "Place of the Gods". Rest is important today as you acclimatize to the rarefied atmosphere of this high altitude city.

Today, the Tibetan English speaking guide will take you to visit Potala Palace, Ramoche Monastery and the Norbulingka. Potala Palace, the erstwhile home of the Dalai Lama, was built in 637 AD atop a single hill by the Tibetan king, Songtsen Gampo. Norbulingka, meaning the ‘Jewel Park', is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and covers an area of around 3,60,000 sq. m making it the largest man-made garden in Tibet. Your overnight accommodation with Bed and Breakfast Plan will be at the same as previous day.

In the second day of Lhasa sightseeing, you will be taken to visit Sera Monastery, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Market. The Sera Monastery, 5 km north of Lhasa, is one of Lhasa's prettiest monasteries and once upon a time sheltered a community of more than 5,000 monks. Jokhang Temple, situated in the heart of Old Lhasa, houses, Tibet's most precious religious relic, a golden Sakyamuni Buddha which was brought as a gift by the Chinese Princess Wen Cheng on the occasion of her wedding to the Tibetan King, Songtsen Gampo. Your overnight accommodation with Bed and Breakfast plan will be at the same as previous day.

Today, after having breakfast your trip starts by drive from Lhasa to Gyantse (3950m) about 260km distance and it takes about 7 hours to reach in the destination. While driving you will cross the passes named Kamba La (4794m) and Karo La (5010m) in between these two high passes your trail passing a long drive along the beach of the beautiful and emerge Lake called Yamdrok-Tso with the view of its panorama attaching with some snowcapped mountains in the south. Your overnight accommodation with bed and breakfast plan will be set at the hotel/lodge in Gyantse.

After having breakfast our guide will take you to visit Kumbum Stupa (Chorten) and Pelkor Chode Monastery at Gyantse then drive to Shigatse (Xigatse) at an altitude of 3900m. After 90km drive in about 2 hours you will reach Shigatse and visit one of the oldest Panchen Lamas’ Tashilumpho Monastery and accommodation with bed and breakfast plan in the Hotel at this town. Shigatse is second largest city in Tibet.

From Shigatse you will be taken by drive to Tingri which takes 5 hrs. Overnight at Hotel.

Today drive from Thingri to the Rongbuk Monastery via the Pang-La pass. It is situated below the giant north face of Mt. Everest. Overnight stay at guest house. The 90 kms from Tingri to Rongbuk should approximately take three hours of driving to traverse.

Drive from Tingri to Kyirong (2000m) takes around 7 hrs. Overnight at Hotel in Kyirong.

After the immigration formalities from China side, we will collect Nepal Visa from and drive to Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel.

Thank you for joining us on this Lhasa Everest Base Camp tour and it has been a pleasure getting to know you during this time. You will be assisted in your last-minute preparation. Our staff representative will help you pack your luggage, drop you off at the international airport. And we wish you a safe flight. Likewise we hope to see you soon again!

Services we offer in a package:

Cost Inclusion

  • Assistance at the International airport by AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions representative on arrival and departure as per provided flight details.
  • 9 nights 10 days hotel accommodations in Tibet on bed and Breakfast basis.
  • Necessary staffs including experienced guides during the Trip.
  • Flight Tickets for Lhasa-Kathmandu or Kathmandu-Lhasa for members.
  • Transportation from Kathmandu-Syabrubesi-Lhasa or opposite site (Jeep, Van or Bus as per group size).
  • Experienced, Trained, Government Licensed,tour guide as per group size.
  • All Monastery entrance fee, road permit.
  • Tibet visa, Travel Permit.
  • English speaking Tibetan Guide for tour
  • Our service charge and Government Taxes levied in Nepal.
  • All necessary paper works, office Service charge and Government Taxes
  • Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu.

Cost Exclusion

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Tibet.
  • Emergency rescue evacuation if required.
  • Personal accident insurance or Helicopter rescue.
  • Nepal re-entry visa fee.
  • Any kind of Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, hot shower.
  • Alcoholic beverages, Mineral water, laundry, phone calls, Internets.
  • All kind of Personal Expenses
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section
  • Tips, gifts, souvenirs for involved tour staff
  • Natural or political disturbance which beyond our control.

Equipment List

About pack list to travel Tibet, Tibet is on the highland with a special climate, you need to prepare suitable clothing and stuff to make your trip more convenient and more comfortable. According to the time and season, AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions suggest you following pack list to travel Tibet.

Cold Season (September – March):
— Thermal underwear (top and bottom)
— Down Jacket
— Warm Trousers and sweaters
— Woolen Shirts full slip
— Hat (ear cover)
— Gloves waterproof
— Woolen socks
Warm Season (April – August):
— Comfortable trousers
— T-shirt
— Windproof jacket
— Fleece jacket
— Scarf
Normal Checklist:
— Warm fleece top
— Cotton shirts (short and long sleeved)
— Warm and cotton trousers
— Sun polarized sunglasses
— Beanie or warm woolen hat and gloves
— Scarf (to keep out dust as well as cold)
— Sandals (flip-flops)
— Towel
— Sleeping bag (for camping/trekking)
— Rain jacket
— Strong sun cream and lip protector
— Moisturizer
— Water bottle
— Camera (with plenty of films and spare batteries)
— Toiletries (Toilet paper, Shampoo, toothbrush, toothpaste, soap)
— Medicine for altitude sickness, colds, headaches, stomach ache, and fever
— A large backpack instead of suitcase and a smaller one for day trip
— Cash and credit cards (credit cards can only be used in big hotels in big cities such as Lhasa and Shigatse)

Trip Map

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Tibet EBC Lhasa Tour

Trip Facts

  • 9 nights, 10 days
  • Moderate
  • 5220m/17123ft.
  • (Autumn)September to December and (Spring)March to May
  • KTM/ Gongkar Airport
  • Kyirong/ Kathmandu
  • Private Jeep, Van, Bus, Flights
  • Hotel/Guesthouse
  • Min 2 - Max 12

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