Lhasa and Everest Base Camp Tour

LHASA AND EVEREST BASE CAMP TOUR
Kathmandu – EBC-Lhasa or Lhasa – EBC – Kathmandu

The combined tour of Mt. Everest Base camp & Lhasa will provide you sightseeing of Tashilumpo monastery in Shigatse, Khumbum Monastery in Gyantse , In 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 Tibetanshrines, 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. In this program you can extend program for Drikung Thil monastery which lies 150 KM north east form Lhasa. Drikung Thil is one of the old heritage of Tibet. 

ITINERARY
 

DAY 1: KATHMANDU – LHASA 3650m : Fly on China South West Airlines flight to Lhasa. Upon arrival at Gonggar Airport, you shall be met by your Tibetan Guide and transfer provided to Lhasa City. O/N Hotel.

  

DAY 2/3: LHASA SIGHTSEEING TOUR: Visit The Potala & Norbulinka Palace, Drepung & Sera Monastery, Jokhang Temple &  Barkhor Bazaar.   

 

DAY 4: LHASA - GYANTSE 3650M 259 KMS : Driveto Gyantse crossing The KAMBA LA (4794m) & KARO LA (5010m) PASS via The Lake  Yamdrok-Tso. O/N Hotel.

  

DAY 5: GYANTSE - SHIGATSE 3900M 90 KMS: AM Visit The Khumbhum Stupa & Phalkor Monastery at Gyantse. Embark on a pleasant 2 hrs. drive to Shigatse.PM Sightseeing Tour of The Tashilunpo Monastery and the free Tibetan market. O/N Hotel.

  

DAY 6: SHIGATSE - XEGAR 3900m. 244KMS: Drive to (Approx. 8 hrs) Xegar . O/N at Guest House.   

 

DAY 7: XEGAR - DZA RONGPHU 4920M 60 KMS: Drive over rocky terrain on 4-WD by Land cruiser/s to the village of Dza Rongphu. O/N  Guest house.

  

DAY 8: EVEREST BASE CAMP EXCURSION 5090M: 2 hr. trek from The Ronghu Monastery will lead you the base of the highest peak on earth The North Face Of Mount Everest (8848m) Or Mount Quomolangma in Tibetan. Explore the Base Camp and The Rongphu Glacier. Retreat to lodge. Later in the afternoon, return to Tingri (approx 96 Kms/ 3hrs). O/N Hotel.

 

DAY 9: TINGRI - NYALAMU 3750M 214 KMS: Drive downhill to Nyalam crossing two spectacular passes The Lalung La (5082m) & Nyalam (3800m) PASS. O/N Guest house.

 

DAY 10:  NYALAMU – KATHMANDU 1200M 123 KMS: Drive downhill to Zhangmu and to The Friendship Bridge where transportation awaits for the Groups final journey to Kathmandu.

COST OF TRIP

The cost depends upon mode of transportation, accommodation and group size.

COST  INCLUDES

  • All sightseeing & transportations.
  • Tibet permits, Guide, Landcruser in Tibet.
  • Night's accommodation on BB Basis in Tibet as per itinerary.

COST EXCLUDES

  • Personal beverages, Photography charge, Chinese visa charge
  • International air tickets  Lhasa – Kathmandu
  • Personal tips.
  • Personal insurance & personal tips.
  • Nepal re-entry visa fee.
  • Cost not mentioned in cost includes.

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Trip Facts

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