Cheap/Budget Everest Base Camp Tour 8 Days, Price 2018
Cheap/Budget Everest Base Camp Tour begins from Kathmandu with a breathtaking flight over the snow capped mountains of Mt Everest, Kanchenjunga, and Mt Makalu once you leave Nepal. This is one of the highest overland group tours to Tibet Everest base camp via Lhasa is good for you if you are not used to in high altitude travel before but looking for an opportunity to be at the world’s highest base camp that is Tibet Everest Base Camp by overland drive in a short time. This group tour starts from Lhasa with 3 nights stay in Lhasa and visit Lhasa surrounding and its interesting places such as Jokhang Temple and Potala Palace, the symbol of Tibet and Lhasa.
We travel through the amazing landscapes of Tibet staying in the best traditional hotels or guest houses in Tibet. We travel together with group travelers on a private bus. Our expert tour guide will give you briefing on a road driving and thoroughly exploring the towns of Gyantse and Shigatse with Yamdrok Lake you will visit traditional monasteries and be fully immersed in the Buddhist culture.
Along the Friendship Highway you will travel through some of the most amazing landscapes of the Earth. Pass small Tibetan settlements, nomadic herds men wandering across the wide arid plains and awe-inspiring mountain peaks. Equally as fascinating is the wealth of cultural interest and there is plenty of opportunity to explore this side of Tibet, both in Lhasa and the other towns you will pass through on your journey back to Kathmandu via Lhasa airport.
All of our fixed departure dates of 2018 is confirmed, guaranteed. You can book this 8 days Everest Base Camp group tour through online by email from any corner of the world. This group tour starts from Lhasa means you will have first group meeting in Lhasa. You can go to Lhasa either by flight from Kathmandu or China and get a train to Lhasa from China too.
Day 1: Arrival in Lhasa (3650m)
Welcome to Tibet. Meet your Tibetan guide at airport or train station, and drive to hotel in Lhasa. Enjoy a free day in Lhasa on your own.
Day 2: Sightseeing tour of Lhasa
Breakfast and guided Lhasa city tour visits Potala Palace, the wonder of Tibet and explore it. Later after lunch, we visit Jokhang temple, and explore around Barkhor Street, the old Tibetan market, enjoy a shopping strolling around there.
Day 3: Sightseeing tour of Lhasa
Breakfast, and continue exploring Lhasa on another guided tour in Tibet. We visit Norbulinkha Palace Drepung and Sera monasteries.
Day 4: Lhasa (3650m) to Shigatse (3900m)
Breakfast and on your way to Shigatse, stop to tour the Gyantse historical town includes Kumbum Stupa, Gyantse fortress and Pelkor Chode monastery. Also enjoy a great view of Yamdrok Lake and Karo La glacier we stop tour in Gyantse.
Day 5: Shigatse (3900m) to Everest Base Camp (5200)
Breakfast and continue drive to Rongbuk Monastery crossing the Pang La pass (5050m). Enjoy the great view of the five highest mountains from the pass before heading to Rongbuk monastery. Stay overnight at tent or Rongbuk monastery guest house.
Day 6: Rongbuk to Shigatse (3900m)
Enjoy the sunrise view and Everest Panorama from Rongbuk monastery, and then hike to Everest base camp for 8km go and back to Rongbuk monastery. Then travel back to Shigatse. Enjoy a free evening in Shigatse. Stay overnight in Shigatse.
Day 7: Shigatse (3900m) to Lhasa (280km, 3650m)
Breakfast and drive back to Lhasa by Friendship Highway without Gyantse and Yamdrok Lake. Enjoy a free afternoon on your own in Lhasa.
Day 8: Departure to Nepal/China
Breakfast and transfer to the airport or train station in Lhasa for your flight to Nepal Kathmandu or China.
- Airport pick up and departure transfer
- Tibet travel permit and all other necessary permits to Tibet
- All entrance ticket fees for all tourist sites listed in the itinerary
- English-speaking Tibetan local tour guide shared in your group
- Comfortable, clean and safe vehicle with reliable Tibetan local driver
- Twin Sharing accommodation with breakfast
- Tourist accident/casualty insurance
- First aid kit
- Flight or Train ticket
- Lunch and dinner during Tibet tour, it costs about USD 3-15 per person for one meal in Tibet.
- Tips for tour guide and driver
- Personal expenses, like laundry, phone call, snacks, soft drinks (please do the best to avoid the alcoholic beverages during your Tibet trip), optional tour activities, etc.