Lhasa Kailash Everest Base Camp Tour - 8 Days

Highlights

    Arrive at Lhasa and Drive to Everest Base Camp. Drive back to Lhasa at the end of the trip. It has option to join a group tour or make it privately. Itinerary and plan can be vice versa. Join our every week fixed departure budget tour to Tibet starting from Kathmandu Nepal.  

Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour including Lhasa is 8 days tour begins from Lhasa and end at Kathmandu Nepal. This tour is more beneficiary for those who are not used to trekking in the high altitude. It is opportunity to be at front of Mount Everest including other stunning Himalayas with entire driving tour. Exploration of popular monasteries in Lhasa including Potala Palace, Jokhang, Drepung, Sera, Jokhang and walking at modern but preserving Tibetan styled streets make you feel real Tibetan life and activities. Driving through farming villages, pristine lakes and breathtaking mountains view. Visit another Tibetan city Shigatse and famous Tashilampo monastery. Drive than enter at remote site of Tingri and Ronbuk near Everest Base Camp. The stunning Mt. Everest and other Himalayan peaks start to see from Tingri. Ronbuk village, facilities with basic guest houses is the highland Tibetan village at the altitude of almost 5000 miters. Further drive is to Everest Base Camp after visiting oldest Ronbuk monastery. Tour then drive to Saga, Kerung and cross Nepal Tibet immigration and drive to Kathmandu Nepal.

Driving route Lhasa to Everest Base Camp crosses several high passes. Cultural Tibetan villages on the way are most visiting places. Tour itinerary also cover beautiful Yamdrok Lake and Karo La glacier. This tour can be a private or group joining tour. The best time of the tour is from April to October. Due to Tibet government rule, whole march month is not able to travel in Tibet. Month of November to February is cold season in Tibet, so drive to Everest Base camp might block due to heavy ice fall.

Lhasa to Everest Base camp tour and drive to Kathmandu Nepal, optional itinerary is to drive in Tibet from Nepal and fly out mainland China or Nepal again. Every week fixed departure tour is available from Nepal.  

Outline Itinerary

Day 01:Arrive at Lhasa. Pick up you from train station or from Gonggar Airport and drive to Lhasa city. Check in hotel and rest 3,750 Miters

Day 02:Sightseeing in Lhasa city. Visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple & Barkhor Bazaar. Overnight at Hotel

Day 03:Sightseeing in Lhasa. Visit Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery. Overnight at Hotel

Day 04:Drive Lhasa to Shigatse (3840m) via Gyantse. Overnight at Hotel. (270 km/ 7 Hours)

Day 05:Drive Shigatse to Ronbuk Monastery (5,000m). Overnight at guest house. (330km/ 7 Hours)

Day 06:Exploration Everest Base Camp (5200m) and drive back to Shigatse (3900m). Overnight at Hotel

Day 07:Drive back to Lhasa and Overnight at Hotel

Day 08:Dearture from Lhasa. Drop to Gonggar airport or to Lhasa train station

Cost Includes

    • Arrival and departure arrangement
    • Accommodation in twin sharing rooms
    • Tibet travel permit
    • An English speaking Tibetan guide
    • Entrance fees of sightseeing and Everest Base Camp
    • Comfortable transportation as per group size
    • Every morning breakfast 

Cost Excludes

    • Lunch and Dinner
    • Personal expenses
    • Emergency evacuation in case of need
    • Bottled drinks, bar bills
    • Personal trip insurance
    • Any tipping 

Detail Itinerary

Day 1Arrive at Lhasa. Pick up you from train station or from Gonggar Airport and drive to Lhasa city. Check in hotel and rest 3,750 MitersIt is group joining tour and joining group is possible either from Nepal or from China. Our representative pickup and transfer to Lhasa city. Rest of the time is rest in hotel which helps to get acclimatization in altitude

Day 2Sightseeing in Lhasa city. Visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple & Barkhor Bazaar. Overnight at HotelOur guide will lead you to visit major attraction. Visit major historical places in Lhasa. Visit Potala Palace - The palace of Dalai Lama, Jokhnag temple and walk around old city of Lhasa Barkhor Bazzar. back to hotel and overnight.

Day 3Sightseeing in Lhasa. Visit Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery. Overnight at HotelAfter breakfast, start second day sightseeing in Lhasa. Visit biggest monasteries of Lhasa Drepung and Sera with our guide. Both monasteries are schools of Lamas. back to Hotel and overnight

Day 4Drive Lhasa to Shigatse (3840m) via Gyantse. Overnight at Hotel. (270 km/ 7 Hours)Drive start after your breakfast in Lhasa. You can view golden field on the bank of Lhasa River. Passing several high passes get clear view of Tibetan Himalayas and giant glacier called Khorala glacier 7200 miter high. Reach Shigatse, second largest city in Tibet and administrative center of west Tibet. Mount Everest is just 5 hours driving from here.

Day 5Drive Shigatse to Ronbuk Monastery (5,000m). Overnight at guest house. (330km/ 7 Hours)Leave Shigatse after your breakfast and drive to Lhatse. It is a small town where you can take lunch. Further drive to Shegar. If the weather is clear enough then on the way down to shegar you will view the Mt, Everest from the distance. After 4 to 6 hours then you will arrive at Rongbuk monastery through pang la pass (5050m) from that’s pass you will view the whole five highest peaks in the world

Day 6Exploration Everest Base Camp (5200m) and drive back to Shigatse (3900m). Overnight at HotelEarly in the morning, derive to Everest base Camp from Ronbuk Monastery. You can see the sunrise appearing on the top of Mt Everest, and have a full view the magnificent Mt. Everest standing like a snow-capped pyramid. After visiting base camp, drive back to Shigatse.

Day 7Drive back to Lhasa and Overnight at HotelSame way back to Lhasa. Option to drive via Yamdrok Lake by starting early morning from Shigatse. get ready for your next fly back to Kathmandu tomorrow early in the morning. You have to start very early in the morning from Lhasa to Gonggar Airport. Our guide from Tibet will assist you.

Day 8Dearture from Lhasa. Drop to Gonggar airport or to Lhasa train station We drop you to Lhasa Airport or Lhasa train station. You have option to go Kathmandu Nepal by flight, By flight to mainland China or by train to mailand China.