Everest Base Camp Tibet Tour via Lhasa 2017 Dates, Price
Everest Base Camp Tour is one of the top selling package tour to Tibet from Kathmandu via Lhasa of 2017. Everest Base Camp Tibet Tour involves driving from Kathmandu to Tibet Rongbuk monastery offering some breathtaking Tibetan mountain with dramatic high pass, beautiful lakes, amazing views of Mt. Everest and hiking trip up to base camp.
First day drive to Nyalam and stay over night there for acclimatization. We further drive to Everest base camp via Tingri crossing breathtaking pass (5050m). Hike up to Everest base camp and spend the night at base camp. After exploring Everest base camp further drive to Lhasa via beautiful and historical cites, blue lakes, old monastery and real Tibetan villages.
Reach Lhasa, two full days sightseeing with our guide in cities including Potala palace, Norbulikha palace, Jokhang temple, Sera monastery and Drepung monastery. End of your trip our guide and driver will transfer to airport for your onward flight.
DAY 01: FLIGHT KATHMANDU - LHASA
Drive to Airport for the flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa on Air China. This one hour thirty minutes Trans Himalayan Flight will give you an opportunity to have an aerial view of the Mt. Everest and other Himalayan Peaks. Arrival at Gonggar airport around 14.00 hrs. Local time. After clearing immigration and customs it will be a two hour drive to cover the 93 km. to Lhasa which is situated at an altitude of 3670 meters. Upon arrival we check in at the hotel, right in the heart of the old city.
DAY 02/03: SIGHTSEEING TOUR
During these three days tour in Lhasa we visit the Potala palace, Sera and Drepung monasteries, the Norbulinka palace and Jokhang temple including the surrounding Barkhor.
DAY 04: LHASA - GYANTSE
You begin your overland adventure with a full day drive to Gyantse. Along the way you cross the Kamba la (4794m) and the Karo la pass (5010m), both grant spectacular views. After the Kamba la you come to Yamdrok tso, also known as the Turquoise Lake. Altitude 3900m.
DAY 05: GYANTSE - SHIGATSE
In the morning visit Gyantse stupa and monastery followed by a two hour drive to Shigatse. Here see the enormous Buddha in the famous Tashilumpo monastery. The seat of the Panchen Lama. Altitude 3800m.
DAY 06: SHIGATSE - LHATSE
The journey today brings you over two high passes with fine views. For lunch we stop in the small town of Lhatse. Depending on how much time we spend during the morning in Shigatse we might stay overnight in Lhatse. Altitude 4350 m.
DAY 07:LHATSE - RONGBUK
Begins with the Tsho La (4500m) and ends with the spectacular view of Mt. Everest from Rombuk monastery. Relax tonight and stroll around the monastery. Altitude 5050m
DAY 08: RONGBUK - LAO TINGRI
Get up early in the morning and start the two and half hour leisurely walk (one way) to the base-camp (5200m) itself. You should return early afternoon to head to Lao Tingri. Lao Tingri is a small Tibetan town that offers the best view even from a toilet that you're unable to experience from anywhere in the world. Altitude 4200 m.
DAY 09: LAO TINGRI - ZHANG MU - KATHMANDU
Make sure you have some photos left for the panoramic view of the Himalayan range as you cross the Lalung la pass (5050m). In the evening relax in Kathmandu.
- Twin sharing accommodation on bed and breakfast basis
- Four Wheel drive
- Tibet Travel and Everest base camp permits
- English speaking guide, Monasteries entrance Fees
- Lhasa city tours with all necessary entry permits
- Airports pick up and transfer by Car or Van
- Pick up by Car from Kodari boarder to Kathmandu
- All expenses of personal nature
- Nepal re-entry visa fee
- In case of landslides extra charge for porters and transportation
- Airfare Tibet visa fee and Emergency evacuation.