Lhasa & Everest Base Camp Tour

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  • Duration: 08 Days
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Tour Type: Guided overland tour
  • Max altitude: 5200m
  • Transportation: Land
  • Best Time: April to November

Lhasa city and Tibet Everest base camp tour -8 days

Lhasa & Everest base camp tour provides an opportunity to visit northern Mt. Everest Base Camp (5200m) with an experience across the Tibetan Plateau. The entire trip starts with the breathtaking trans-Himalaya flight Nepal to Lhasa. Up on arrival in Lhasa you will be greet by our official representative and transfer to hotel. In Lhasa we have arranged few days comprehensive tour program which allow you to visit main historical monument and all the other major attraction of around as well rest for acclimatization to get fit with high altitude before heading further tour. The sightseeing there includes visiting Sera Monastery, Norbulingka, the Barkhor Square, Drepung Monastery and popular Potala Palace.

After few days of fantastic tour in Lhasa city you will be briefed about further tour program of entire Everest Base Camp. The Tibet EBC tour will be day by day overland journey and stay at hotels & lodges of various town. Travelers can enjoy various types of nomadic landscapes, wonderful stunning peaks and ancient historical sites. Together typical Tibetan hospitality and warm cultural respects will add to your tour an unforgettable holiday in life. In this tour program you also have one day special exploration day at Everest Base Camp to see spectaculars of world’s highest area. Finally tour program will ends at boarder land and will be transfer to Kathmandu. This is the only one overland trip for Everest where you don’t need to walking stamina like Nepal side EBC trekking.

Lhasa and Everest base camp tour highlights

  • Explore the Holy City Lhasa and observe the people and culture
  • Encounter a Fabulous Glacier “ Karola Glacier” and turquoise Yamdrok Lake
  • Experience the most mysterious Sakya Monastery and Tashilhunpo Monastery
  • Visit Everest Base Camp's western slope, and catch the morning sunshine coloring Everest's snowy peak golden
  • Experience the highlights of Tibet and enjoy a fulfilling trip to Lhasa and Everest base camp


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Trip Itinerary

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Day 01: Arrival in Lhasa (3656 m) Tibet, Gonggar Airport

Up on arrival at Gonggar Airport meet our Tibet tour official representative, complete the custom and immigration formalities and drive to Lhasa city (3656m). It takes around 45 minutes to reach the main city center. Checking in your hotel, be refresh, rest for acclimatization to get fit with Lhasa’s high altitude.

Accommodation: Hotel Meals: None Place: Lhasa Maximum Altitude: 3656m.

Day 02: Guided sightseeing tour in Lhasa

After breakfast brief on the day’s program by your guide and proceed tour to Norbulingka, Sera Monastery, Jokhang Temple and the Barkhor Street. Drive to visit to Norbulingka palace which is summer retreat of the Dalai Lama. The palace building construction completed in 1956 and it is elaborately decorated with Tibetan wood carvings and paintings. Then drive to the famous Sera Monastery allows you to get an insight into the important aspects of Tibetan Buddhism. You can observe the monks are taking the part of religious chanting and discourse there. Then head to Jokhang Temple and explore rich Tibetan cultural heritage of this site as well visit city center of Barkhor market and after visiting of the day back to hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel Meals: Breakfast Place: Lhasa Maximum Altitude: 3656m.

Day 03: Guided sightseeing tour in Lhasa

After breakfast meet your guide transfer to visit Potala Palace. This is the main attraction of Tibet forever and it is an impressive structure of Tibetan architecture. The Potala Palace has various types of Tibetan arts and crafts collection which are some many centuries of old. After visiting this outstanding Dalai Lama’s palace transfer to visit popular Drepung Monastery which located at the foot of Mount Gephel, is one of the "great three" Gelug university gompas (monasteries) of Tibet. Drepung Monastery used to be the largest monastery and most powerful monastey in Tibet.

Accommodation: Hotel Meals: Breakfast Place: Lhasa Maximum Altitude: 3656m.

Day 04: Drive from Lhasa to Gyantse (3950m) - 261 km

Pick up from the hotel and join for overland day, the journey continue through the main highway via Khamba La Pass (4795m). Enjoy splendid views of Yamdrok-Tso Lake and Nazing Kang Sa (7252m) peak. After this pass the road turns the westwards and come across another Karo La Pass (5010m), and after driving long day finally you will arrive at Gyantse town. Up on arrival transfer to hotel be refresh, rest and enjoy exploring wonderful landscaped Tibetan villages and cultural activities.

Accommodation: Hotel Meals: Breakfast Place: Gyantse Maximum Altitude: 5010m.

Day 05: Gyantse sightseeing and drive to Shigatse (3950m) 90km

After breakfast join for overland day, you will be at Gyantse Dzong and Kumbum on the way and explore 14th century old historical fort at Gyantse and golden stupa of Kumbum. These two places have also huge collection of traditional arts and crafts of Tibetan culture. After visiting again continues the journey and finally you will be in Shigatse city, it is second largest one in Tibet. Visit the oldest Tashilhunpo Monastery of Tibet and other Tibetan monuments there.

Accommodation: Hotel Meals: Breakfast Place: Shigatse Maximum Altitude: 3950m.

Day 06: Drive from Shigatse (3950m) to Everest Base Camp (51500) - 255km

We will drive through Tsola Pass (4600M), and Gyatsola Pass(5248M). Shortly after we enter Mt. Everest National Nature Reserve, you will witness the Himalayan Panorama at Gawula Pass(5198m).Then we drive along the New zigzag road to the Everest Base Camp(5200m). You can get closer to gaze at the Mt. Everest peak. The sunset of golden Everest peak if time and weather permits at the lodging area.

Accommodation: Guest House/ Camp Meals: Breakfast Place: Everest Base Camp Maximum Altitude: 5248m.

Day 07: Drive from EBC to Kerung (Gyirong, 2700m.)- 257KM

Early morning enjoy the sunrise view from Everest base camp. Then drive to Kerung through beautiful landscape, Tibetan nomadic hamlets and the roof of the world high passes. You will stunned with the breathtaking panorama of Himalayan ranges including Mt. Cho Oyu (8201 M), Mt Shiishapangma (8012M) and many others.

Accommodation: Guest House Meals: Breakfast Place: Kerong/ Gyirong Maximum Altitude: 2700m.

Day 08: Drive from Kerung (Gyirong) to Kathmandu: 123 KM

Early morning drive to the Tibet Nepal border Rasuwagadi and clear the immigration stuff in Tibet side. Take Nepal visa in Nepali immigration section and continue drive to Kathmandu through scenic Nepali countryside mountains and hamlets. Once you reach to the Kathmandu, the trip will be concluded.

Accommodation: None Meals: Breakfast Place: - Maximum Altitude: 1400m.

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Inclusion in the Package


  • Travel alien permit fee of Tibet
  • Guided tour as per program
  • All Monastery entrance fee
  • Hotel accommodation, 3 star standard in the cities and guest house in remote areas on BB basis
  • Transportation by private vehicle
  • Oxygen incase needed


  • Lunch and dinner along the trip
  • Photography charges
  • Any cost arising from Landslides, road blockage & additional transportation cost.
  • Any exppenses in Nepal side beside the drive from Kathandu to Kerung border
  • Flight ticket (Kathmandu-Lhasa) and airport taxes
  • Personal travel insurance, emergency rescue evacuation cost & other personal expenses tips, donation, laundry, call and bottle drinks


This trip is a private guided one and can be arranged on your requested date. The group size for this trip is one to above.

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