Nepal Tibet Everest base camp tour

If you are not able to hike up to the southern Everest base camp (Nepal side), here is the better option for you tour in Nepal for few days and fly to Lhasa and overland tour to Everest base camp in Tibet side. This culture and nature tour offers you to be in the base camp of world’s highest Himalaya named “Mount Everest”. This is an exotic trip where you can explore the culture of Nepal and culture & nature of Tibet. Tibet is the dream destination of every travellers who love the mountain of no rain zone and the Buddhist culture from the centuries.  The trip starts from Kathmandu “the temple city” where you can explore the beauty of various temples, picture square palaces from 14th century, art & architecture, people and lifestyle and of course the nature of the lap of the Himalayas. The most popular places to visit in Nepal are Basantapur Durbar Square area (Kathmandu), Pasupatinath Temple, Boudhanath, Nagarkot, patan & Bhaktapur Durbar square which make you feel that Nepal “once is not enough”.

After short excursion in Nepal you will fly to Tibet, the land of Monks. The building, Monasteries, temple, Nomadic people even in this era and the Buddhist culture are the most inspiring thing to tell to other after your visit. After a couple of days sightseeing in Lhasa city you will head for overland journey in Tibet. Gyantse (3950m), Shigatse (3900m) & Shegar (4050m) will be visited before you reach the main destination of the trip “Everest base camp”. The northern base camp (5200 meters) of Everest is an easy trip (comparing to Nepal EBC) to explore around. You can enjoy splendid views of Mt Everest and other surrounding snow clad peaks like; Shishapangma, Makalu and Cho Oyu etc. After exploring the Rongbuk (5000m), next day you will drive to Nepal and Tibet border town “Zhangmu” and another day head to Kathmandu.  The nature and culture you can feel in this trip is best attraction and you also can say for this trip “Nepal Tibet Nature and Culture tour”.

Nepal Tibet Everest base camp trip itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, Nepal (1400m.)
Up on arrival at Kathmandu airport meet our tour official representative, complete the custom and immigration formalities and drive to hotel and after refreshment, our tour officer will describe you about the trip.

Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing
Sightseeing to Historical Kathmandu Durbar Square area, Swayambhunath Stupa, Pasupatinath Temple & Boudhanath Stupa.

Day 03: Kathmandu sightseeing – Nagarkot (2175m.)
Sightseeing to Patan Durbar Square and Bhaktapur Durbar Square. After the full day tour drive to Nagarkot, the fantastic hill station which is famous for sunrise & sunset view. Evening you will enjoy sunset view.

Day 04: Nagarkot - Changunarayan Temple and Kathmandu
Early in the morning sunrise view from hotel. After breakfast drive to Changunarayan temple which is one of the oldest temple in Nepal. if you are interested for hiking, you may hiking for 4 to 5 hours to reach the temple. After the temple visit, drive back to hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 05: Kathmandu to Lhasa by Flight
In Gonggar airport your tour guide will welcome you and then drive to Lhasa city (3,650 m). Evening free time to rest for acclimatization.

Day 06: Lhasa sightseeing
Full day sightseeing tour around Lhasa. Visit famous Potala Palace, Norbulingka Palace and Tibet Museum.

Day 07: Lhasa sightseeing
Full day sightseeing tour around Lhasa. Visit famous Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Bazaar.

Day 08: Lhasa to Gyantse (3,950m) - 325km for 5-6hours
Early morning drive from Lhasa to Gyantse. You will cross Karo La Pass and very beautiful Yamdrok Tso Lake. This will be very beautiful overland tour to have.

Day 09: Gyantse to Shigatse - (3,900m)– 95km for 2-3hours
Today you will visit Gyantse Dzong and Kumbum at Gyantse and drive to Shigatse. In Sighatse visit the oldest Tashilhunpo Monastery.

Day 10: Shigatse to Rongbuk (5,000m) - 355km for 8-9 hours
Morning drive to Rongbuk and evening you will enjoy the sunset view over the Mt. Everest.

Day 11: Rongbuk to Kerung (2,300m)- 257km for 5-6hours
Everest morning visit Everest base (5200 m) and enjoy the sunrise view. After breakfast drive to Kerung.

Day 12: Kerung to Kathmandu (1,350m).- 7- 8 hours drive
Around an hour drive to border and then your Tibetan guide say good bye. He/she helps you for immigration stuffs. In Nepal side our representative will welcome you and drive to Kathmandu by private jeep.

Day 13: Final departure
Transfer to airport for your final departure

Last Updated: 2014-09-23 by
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Nepal Tibet EBC tour highlights

Whole Package Duration: 12 nights/13 days

Region of Tour: Nepal & Tibet

Maximum Altitude: 5200 meters (Everest base camp, Tibet)

Trip Grade: Moderate (Easy to Moderate)

Mode of Tour: Historical, Culture and Nature Tour

Food & Accommodation: Hotel accommodation with breakfast in Nepal and Tibet (lodge in EBC & Kerung)

Starting and Ending Point: Kathmandu  - Kathmandu

Transportation: Flight, Private comfortable vehicle or Tourist Bus as per group size

Best of the trip: Best opportunity to see the historical culture & nature of Nepal, forbidden land and Buddhism study in Lhasa.

Best Time to Do: Spring and Autumn Season

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Tour Cost: Please contact us for cost details

Nepal Tibet EBC Tour Cost Includes

In Nepal

  • Admission fees to sightseeing spots & activities specified
  • Tour guide-excellent English-speaking guide
  • Hotel accommodation wtih breakfast
  • Transportation by private vehicle, Car, van or mini bus as per group size

In Tibet

  • Travel alien permit fee of Tibet
  • Guided tour as per program
  • All Monastery entrance fee
  • Hotel accommodation with breakfast in Lhasa
  • Transportation by private vehicle, Car, van or mini bus as per group size
  • Oxygen in Everest base camp (if required)

Tour Cost Excludes

  • All flight costs for specified destination
  • Tibet Visa fee
  • Nepal entry and re-entry visa fee,
  • Meals- Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu and Tibet
  • Costs extra-in case of flight cancellation, bad weather forecast, road blockage and extra days stay except package 
  • Travel Insurance and expenses of personal nature
  • Tips & gratuity for guide, driver and staffs
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