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Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour-Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Holidays

Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour is an incredible small group tour starts and ends in Lhasa. This is one of the most classic tour of Tibet.The 8 days Lhasa EBC Tour will take from Lhasa to pristine high altitude lakes, rivers, glaciers and the Everest Base Camp.The Everest Base Camp is surrounded by beautiful landscapes and the majestic mountain views.8 days Lhasa to EBC tour itinerary is from Kathmandu to Lhasa–Gyantse–Shigatse–Rongbuk–Everest Base Camp–Shigatse–Lhasa-Kathmandu. This is truly an amazing, offers a wonderful experience of Tibetan life and culture. We are a reliable and responsible tour agency for Lhasa to Kathmandu Tour. For booking, email us at or call or message on Whats App +977 9851023742.

Trip Facts

Tour Name: Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour

Tour Mode: Private/Group Tour

Tour Duration: 8 Days

Tour Difficulty: Moderate/Hard

Tour Season: April to November

Trip Altitude: 3650m-5250m

Tour Cost:  US$950-US$1250

Tour Start/End: Lhasa

Accommodation: Budget/Standard 

Mode of Transport: Flight/Car/Jeep/Van/Bus

7 nights 8 days Lhasa Everest Base Camp Small Group Tour package price, departure dates.

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Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour is a trip of Lhasa and the Everest Base Camp in Tibet. This is the most amazing overland tour to Everest Base Camp Tour from Lhasa goes through Yamdrok Lake, Gyantse, Shigatse and Everest Base Camp. The Lhasa to EBC tour starts and ends in Lhasa. You can reach to Lhasa from Nepal and China. Everest Base Camp is the highest point of Lhasa EBC tour. 

Tibet travel permit is necessary for Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour. Journalists and diplomats do not permit to join 8 days Lhasa to Everest Base Camp tour. If you are coming to Lhasa from China, and only Tibet travel permit and valid Chinese Visa are required. and also if you are coming to Lhasa from Kathmandu, Nepal to join this tour, Both Tibet travel permit and paper group visa from Chinese Embassy Kathmandu are necessary if you are going to Lhasa from Nepal.

We drive through pristine high altitude lakes, rivers, glaciers, farming valleys to Everest Base Camp. We visit Jokhang, the most famous temple in Lhasa and will wander through Potala Palace as well as Sera and Drepung monasteries on a short Lhasa tour. After Lhasa Tour, we drive to Yamdrok lake and an amazing Karo La glacier to Gyantse, and continue drive to Shigatse where we visit Tashilhumpo Monastery. From Shigatse drive towards Everest Base Camp. Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour is one of the most fascinating and exciting overland tour in Tibet. You are experiencing, exploring and photographing uniqueness of Tibetan culture.

Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Tour is possible around a year. April through mid June and mid September through early December offer the best views. There will be standard hotel accommodation in Lhasa, Gyantse and Shigatse. The accommodation except these places will have best available. Accommodation will be a simple guesthouse shared bathrooms without showers at Rongbuk Monastery called Everest Base Camp. During 8 days Lhasa Everest Base Camp tour, breakfast includes but lunch and dinner excludes.

To enjoy a great experience of Tibetan culture and its amazing scenery. Participants must be in good health to walk around towns, villages and monasteries. This is a group tour in mountainous terrain between 3600 meters and 5200 meters. You will spend 3 nights in Lhasa to well acclimatize in altitude before going to Everest Base Camp. 

Day 1: Arrive in Lhasa (3650m).
Arrive in Lhasa either by flight or train. Tibetan guide will greet, receive you there and drive to your hotel. You may view the Yarlung Tsangpo River / Brahmaputra River (the Longest and largest river in Tibet) and Lhasa River on their way to Lhasa.  Take a rest to acclimatize in high altitude after check in hotel.  It also possible to walk around Potala Square, and get amazing photos of Potala Palace. Overnight in Lhasa.
Day 2: Lhasa Tour - Potala Palace, Johkang Temple, and Barkhor Street.
Breakfast, and sightseeing tour first visit the Potala Palace is the winter palace of the Dalai Lama. Tibet Potala palace has 1000 chambers, the gilded burial stupas of former Dalai Lamas and meditation cave of the 33rd  great king of Tibet.After lunch, tour to Jokhang temple built by the 33rd great kind of Tibet in 7th century to promote the Buddhist religion. Barkhor Street is the local Tibetan street around Jokhang temple; you can walk with pilgrims and locals, and shopping local Tibetan souvenirs there.
Day 3: Lhasa Tour - Drepung and Sera Monastery.
Breakfast and continue Lhasa tour to visit Drepung monastery, one of the great three” Gelug monasteries of Tibet built in 1416 by Jamyang choge, one of the Tsongkhapa’s main disciples. Ganden palace used to be Dalai Lama’s palace in the Drepung before he moved to the Potala palace.
In the Afternoon, we visit Sera Monastery, one of the “great three” Gelugpa monasteries of Tibet built in 1419 by Jamchen Chojey, one of the Tsongkhapa’s main disciples. The Monks debate at around 3 - 5 in the afternoon is the main attraction of Sera Monastery. Stay overnight in Lhasa.
Day 4: Lhasa to Shigatse (3900m, 270km,6 hours)
Breakfast and drive to Shigatse cross over the Kambala pass (4790m) with the view of Yamdrok Lake (4400m) is surrounded by many snow capped mountains.Lunch in Gyantse, the third largest historical city of Tibet, and visit the famous Pelkor Monastery and Gyantse Kumbum here, and then continue drive to Shigatse is the second largest city in Tibet. You will visit Tashilunpo Monastery, the seat of Panchen Lama, the second largest incarnation lama in Tibet. Stay overnight in Shigatse.
Day 5: Shigatse to Rongbuk Everest (5200m, 365Km,7-8 hrs) via Tingri
Breakfast and drive to Rongbuk monastery Everest via Lhatse ad Shegar, the small town we stop for lunch. The view of the Mount Everest can see in the distance if the weather is clear from Shegar. Driving on the way to Rongbuk Monastery, we will cross one of the highest pass in Tibet called Pang La pass (5050m) that offers the top five highest mountains in the world including Mt. Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyu, and Shisapangma. Stay overnight at tent or Rongbuk monastery guest house.
Day 6: Everest Base Camp to Shigatse (3900m,400km, 9-10 hours)
Morning enjoy the sun rise on the top of mount Everest, and it’s magnificent full view standing like a snow capped pyramid in front of you at Rongbuk. This is the vantage point to see the grand view of Mount Everest.  Breakfast and you may trek to Everest Base camp 4km one way. It is also possible to go by local bus. After base camp, you can visit Rongphu Monastery which is the highest monastery in the world (5000m) and belongs to Nyingma sect. After that we drive back to Shigatse, and stay overnight in Shigatse.
Day 7: Shigatse to Lhasa (3650m, 318km, 6 hours)
Today, we will drive back to Lhasa on the friendship Highway. The whole distance is almost 280km and it takes 6 hours along the Brahmaputra River, the Longest and largest river in Tibet. Stay overnight in Lhasa
Day 8: Lhasa Airport or Train Station.
Breakfast and Tibetan tour guide will transfer you to the airport or train station and help you get on board. Say good bye to Tibet Himalayas and Lhasa.

Cost Includes

  • 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; vehicle ranging from 4WD land cruiser to minibus depending on the group size
  • Tourist accident/casualty insurance
  • First aid kit

Cost not Includes

  • 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.
  • Tibet China group paper visa.
  • Accommodation and Tour in Kathmandu and Mainland China.
Trek Gear List: No need to bring unnecessary trekking equipment with you for Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour. The following trekking equipment and gears are recommended before Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour. Most of the trekking equipment what you will need can be rented or purchased  in Nepal either in Kathmandu or Lhasa at cheap price. We will help you with the necessary arrangements. Except your day pack all the luggage will be carried by porters. There is an allowance of 15 kg per person. Additional personal items not needed for the trekking part of the trip can be stored in the storage room of hotel without extra cost.

Head: Sun hat or scarf Light balaclava or warm fleece hat Sunglasses with UV protection 

Lower Body: Under Garments Hiking shorts Lightweight cotton long pants Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms Fleece or wool pants (seasonal) Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants

Feet: Thin, lightweight inner socks Thick, warm wool hiking socks Hiking boots with spare laces Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals) Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp 

Upper Body: T-shirts Light and expedition weight thermal tops Fleece jacket or pullover Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional) Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket Down vest and/or jacket

Hands: Lightweight gloves Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer (seasonal) 

Accessories: Sleeping bag rated to zero DC Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries Trekking Bags/Duffel bag Basic First Aid Kit Large plastic bags - for keeping items dry inside trek bag Day pack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches) Trekking Poles Water bottle (2) or camel bag Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc) Ear Plug (who know some people on group are snoring) 

Toiletries: 1 medium sized quick drying towel Tooth brush/paste (preferably biodegradable) Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable) Deodorants Nail clippers Face and body moisturizer Feminine hygiene products Small mirror

Personal Hygiene: Wet wipes (baby wipes) Tissue /toilet roll Anti bacterial hands wash

Extras/Luxuries: Binoculars Novels Trail Map/Guide book Journal & Pen iPod Pencils and small notebooks Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble Modest swim suits (for Kathmandu)


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