Everest Base Camp Lhasa Group Tour – 8 days

Trip Facts:

Trip Name : Everest Base Camp Lhasa Group Tour
Trip Duration : 7 Nights 8 days tour
Max. Altitude : 5,200m
Best Season : April to June and August to November
Meal : Breakfast at hotel, self lunch and dinner
Group Joining: Every Saturday

Trip Highlights:

  • Sightseeing tour to various cultural/historical/natural world heritage sites of Lhasa
  • Visit historical and pilgrimage places
  • Explore the Potala Palace, Norbulingka Palace and Jokhang Temple
  • Pay visit to Sera and Drepung Monasteries
  • Spectacular view of holy lake Yamdrok
  • Breathtaking view of Everest Base Camp
  • Explore the Monasteries around the Lhasa
  • Discover the lifestyle of people of Lhasa
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Everest Base Camp Lhasa Group Tour belongs to the drive in and fly out category. The tour travels towards the Everest Base Camp via Kerung border traversing the popular old cities like Tingri, Shegar, Shigatse, Gyantse and Lhasa. The tour offers the breathtaking panorama of beautiful Himalayan ranges including Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201) and Mt. Xishapangma along with the world tallest peak Mount Everest. Beside the majestic views of mountain ranges the tour also involves the sightseeing of the popular city Lhasa which houses the beautiful Potala Palace, Norbulingka Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor streets, Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery. The tour offers the spectacular sight of Yamdrok-Tso Lake and the Tibetan lifeline river Brahma Putra (Yarlung Tsangpo).

What to Expect?

Enjoy sightseeing tour to various cultural, historical and natural sites of Lhasa including Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Norbulingka Palace also pay visit to spectacular Everest Base Camp and catch the bird’s eye view of the world tallest mountain Mount Everest accompanying the Everest Base Camp Lhasa Group Tour.

Detailed Itinerary:

Day 01: Kathmandu (1310m) – Kerung Border(2800m) 185Km. 08 – 09 Hours Drive

Early in the Morning scenic drive to Kerung Border Nepal Tibet Border through the beautiful Nepalese countryside and after necessary border formalities at Nepali immigration and cross the bridge process for all necessary formalities in Chinese immigration continue drive to Kerung Town. Stay Overnight at Guest House.

Day 02: KerungTown(2800m) Via Tengri(4,300m) to Shegar 350 Km 07 -08 Hours Drive

After Breakfast drive uphill to the height plateau of the world with the typical view of Tibetan landscape offering sheer feeling of standing of the roof of the world from where weather permitting, breathtaking panorama of beautiful Himalayan ranges including Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201m) and Mt.Xishapangma (8,012m)but dwarfed by the vastness of the Tibetan plateau. From Tingrione can enjoy the magnificence of Mt. Everest (8,848m)and arriving in Shegar . Overnight in Shegar.

Day 03: Shegar to Shigatse (3,900m) 04 -05 Hrs 290 Km

You can visit the ruins of the ShegarDzong (Crystal Fort) which once housed the capital of the Tingri region .2.30 to 3 hours rest in to acclimatize .After lunch drive to Shigatse scenic crossing over Gyatchu La(5,220m),the highest pass en route to Lhasa via Lhatse from where a road to Mt.Kailash Bifurcates to the west. Overnight in Shigatse.

Day 04: Shigatse(3,900m) – Gyantse (3,950m) 90Km 04 -05 Hours Drive

After Breakfast Morning Sightseeing to the Panchen Lama’s Tashilhumpu Monastery. Drive to Gyantse and visit KumbumStupa and Phalkhor Monastery .Stay Overnight at Hotel. Overnight in Gyantse.

Day 05: Gyantse(3,950m) – Lhasa(3,650m) 261 Km 05 -06 Hours Drive

On the fifth day of Everest Base Camp Lhasa Group Tour after breakfast carry out full day picturesque drive crossing over Karola(5,010m),Kambala(4,749m),Colorful Yamdrok- Tso Lake and the Tibetan lifeline river Brahma Putra (YarlungTsangpo) Overnight in Lhasa .

Day 06-07: Sightseeing in Lhasa(3,600m)

After Breakfast Two full days sightseeing tour to Lhasa including Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Bazar, Potala Palace, Drepung and Sera Monasteries . Stay Overnight at Hotel.

Day 08: Lhasa to Kathmandu or Main Land China.

Your Everest Base Camp Lhasa Group Tour terminates today so after Breakfast drive to Gonggar Airport or Train Station for your departure flight to Kathmandu or to your onward destination.

Cost Includes:

  • Private transportation as per the group size
  • English speaking Tibetan Guide
  • Accommodation on twin sharing room basis except guest houses
  • Daily breakfast
  • Everest base camp entry permit
  • All Monastery entry fees as per your itinerary
  • Tibet travel permit

Cost Excludes:

  • Lunch & Dinner
  • Train or Air fare of any sectors
  • Insurance of any kind
  • Natural or political disturbance which beyond our control…
  • Personal expenses such as drinks, tips, porter charge etc.

Trip Note

During the trip; weather, local politics, transport or a multitude of other factor, that are beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary. It is, however, very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered. We will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but an easy going nature will be an asset!