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
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. Hotel in Kathmandu (BB Basis)

Day 02: Full day guided sightseeing around Kathmandu city- Historical  Durbar Square area, Pasupatinath Temple & Boudhanath Stupa which will take you to visit Nepal’s most popular attractions and lunch break will be during the tour at best restaurants available. After the full day tour drive to Nagarkot, the fantastic hill station which is famous for sunrise view. Resort in Nagarkot (BB Basis)

Day 03: Nagarkot & Full day guided sightseeing around ancient Patan & Bhaktapur city-
Early in the morning head to hill station for sunrise view, after sunrise view back to hotel for breakfast.  Then drive to historical Durbar Square Bhaktapur. Bhaktapur city’s old place popular Nyatapola Pagoda, temples, unique peacock window and medieval town area makes everyone feel happy. From Bhaktapur  you will taken to another amazing palce, Patan Durbar Square, the famous monuments of around Patan are Krishna Temple, Golden Temple, Kumbheswor Temple  and lunch break will be during the tour at best restaurants available.  After the full day visit drive to back to hotel. Hotel in Kathmandu (BB Basis)

Day 04: Kathmandu to Lhasa (3650 m) 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 (3650m). 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. (Hotel BB Basis)

Day 05: Guided sightseeing tour in Lhasa
Early morning after breakfast brief on the day’s program by your guide and proceed tour to Sera Monastery, Norbulingka and the Barkhor Square. The famous Sera Monastery allows you to get an insight into the important aspects of Tibetan Buddhism. 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. After visiting this historic monument 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. (Hotel BB Basis)

Day 06: Guided sightseeing tour in Lhasa
After breakfast meet your guide transfer to visit the famous 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 where you can observe nuns and monks are chanting and performing religious discourses together and back to hotel. (Hotel BB Basis)

Day 07: Drive Lhasa to Gyantse (3950m) and drive to Shigatse (3900m) 261km
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. (Hotel BB Basis)

Day 08: Exploration sightseeing & drive Shigatse (3900m) to Rongbuk (5000m) 355km
After visiting this nomadic city your overland journey continue again passing through the picturesque landscape via small town of Lhatse and Gyamtso La Pass 5220m. Today all the way of driving crosses about 224Km distance and finally arrive at Rongbuk. This Tibetan town has beautiful stupas and monastery as well. Explore around see major attractions and stay at Guest House. (Guest House BB Basis)

Day 09: Exploration sightseeing to Rongbuk (5000m) 68 km and Explore Everest base camp (5200 m.)
Today after breakfast again join the tour and drive towards southern direction of Rongbuk (5000m), first you will be crossing Pang La Pass 5150m and on the way enjoy spectacular views of beautiful mountains. The panoramic view of along the journey offers Mt Makalu to far corner of Shishapangma which is located north of Langtang Himalayan range. Finally arrive at Rongbuk and  go for exploring northern Everest Base Camp, you will be walking through nomadic dry barren and enjoy splendid views of Mt Everest and other surrounding snow clad peaks. It truly is an awe-inspiring place with the absolute north face of the highest mountain in the world towering above the cloud. After visiting this world’s highest remote area back to guest house and rest. (Guest House, BB Basis)

Day 10: Drive Rongbuk (5000m) to Kerung (2,300m) 257km
After having breakfast join for the day journey, today you will be crossing Shung La Pass 5200m along the way of 180 km drive. On the way of drive you can enjoy panoramic views of several snow clad mountain of surrounding areas- Gauri Shankar, Shishapangma, Cho Oyu, and Menlungtse and finally arrive at Kerung 2300m colossal borderland town. (Local lodge BB Basis)

Day 11: Drive Kerung (2300m) to Kathmandu (1400m)
Today after few kilometers drive away from Kerung you will be at border line Friendship Bridge. Here you have to work out for custom clearance and immigration formalities as well then meet with Himalayan Mentor’s official representative and catch the coach to drive Kathmandu. It will be about 7-8 hrs drive to reach in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

Day 12: Transfer to airport for International departure
or if you interested to have onward programs- wildlife safari tour, whitewater rafting/ kayaking, paragliding, sightseeing or visiting main tourist attraction of around please let us know we are happy to organize as you wish.

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Nepal Tibet EBC tour highlights

Whole Package Duration: 11 nights/12 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)

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

Cost Includes/Excludes

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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