Everest Base Camp Tour

EVEREST BASE CAMP TOUR IN TIBET

This tour of Mt. Everest Base camp & Lhasa will provide you sightseeing of Tashilumpo monastery in Shigatse, Khumbum Monastery in Gyantse, at Lhasa we will have sightseeing and excursion of the Potala Palace (A great museum with its proportions and priceless treasures) Jokhang Temple (the holiest of Tibetan shrines, houses two images of the Buddha brought as dowry by Songtsen Gampo's Nepali and Chinese queens) along the bustling street of Barkhor Market. In Lhasa you will also visit Norbu Lingka (the summer palace of the Dalai Lamas), Drepung and Sera Monasteries.  On The way we will drive to Rongbuk & visit North Face of Mt. Everest Base Camp. We can start this trip from Lhasa or from Kathmandu.

ITINERARY

DAY1:    Arrive Lhasa :Fly Kathmandu, Chengdu or Beijing to Lhasa in Tibet. O/N Hotel. 

DAY2-3:Lhasa Sightseeing: Visit Potala Palace, Norbulinka, Drepung & Seramonasteries, Jokhang Temple, andBarkhor Bazaar. O/N Hotel. 

DAY4: Lhasa - Gyantse: Drive toGyantse passing the Yamdrok Tsho (Turquoise Lake) and crossing the Karo  La pass. O/N Hotel. 

DAY5: Gyantse - Shigatse – Shakya: Visit The Khumbhum Stupa & Phalkor Monastery. Drive via Shigatse across Tsou-lapass and Gyatso-la pass to Shakya Monastery. O/N Hotel. 

DAY6: Shakya – Rongphu Monastery: Drive over Pangla pass to Rongphu Monastery situated below the giant NorthFace of Mt. Everest Monastery. O/N Guesthouse. 

DAY7: Mt. Everest Base Camp: Dayhike to North Mount Everest Base Camp (8 kms each way). Option to hire localhorse drawn cart for the trip. O/N Guesthouse. 

DAY8: Rongphu - Shigatse: Longreturn drive over the passes to Shigatse. O/N Hotel. 

DAY9: Shigatse - Lhasa: VisitTashilunpo Monastery and market. Drive to Lhasa. O/N Hotel. 

DAY10: Departure: Transfer to airport for flight to Kathmandu, Chengduor Beijing. 

TOUR COST

The costwill depends upon the mode of Transportation, Accommodation & No of personin one group.

TOUR COSTINCLUDES 

  • Tibet Travel Permit, entrance fees;
  • Twin share accommodation in respective hotels;
  • Tours and transfers with English speaking guide;
  • All land transport in 4-Wheel Drive jeeps;
  • Breakfast every day. 

 TOUR COST EXCLUDES 

  • China Group Visa fees (if coming in from Nepal)
  • Departure Tax at Kathmandu & Lhasa airports;
  • Lunches & dinners; refreshments, bottled/alcoholic drinks;
  • Any tips (hotels, restaurants, guide, driver, etc.)

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Trip Facts

  • Trip Days: 10 Days
  • Best Time: March till November
  • Difficulty: Easy