Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour

Tibet Everest Base camp tour
All Inclusive Price: 1,050
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Trip Code:
NHT 42
Destination:
Tibet
Trip Grade:
Moderate, Strenuous
Max Elevation:
5420 m
Activities:
Overland Tours
Total Duration:
8 days
Best Time:
April - November
Group Size:
Min. 2 People
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Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour is a magical combination that blends all the sightseeing tour in Lhasa with a drive to the pursuance of every adventure seeker – Everest Base Camp. It contains the best itinerary that includes the major attractions of Lhasa like Potala palace, Norbulingka palace, Drepung monastery, Sera monastery, Jokhang temple and many more. It also includes drive to the Everest Base Camp to admire the beauty that lies in the rocky peaks of the towering mountains. As you stand on the base camp, your eyes will wander from one peak to another to immerse in the surreal taste of the wild and appealing mountains. The close up views of Karo glacier along with Mt. Everest from this point is purely mystical.

Tibet Everest Base Camp tour is not just about mountains and monasteries. The beauty that lies in the high altitude lakes like Lake Yamdrok Tso is fascinating. The tranquillity and serenity that it possess is beyond any words of description. You will find the influence of Buddhism throughout your journey in Tibet and it will add up to your knowledge of Buddhism. It can be an opportunity to learn and get insights about the Buddhist culture and its teachings. It may even help you find peace within yourself.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1: Arrive in Lhasa
  • Day 2: Sightseeing Tour in Lhasa
  • Day 3: Second day sightseeing tour in Lhasa
  • Day 4: Lhasa to Shigatse (3900m/12792ft) 350 Km, 7 hrs
  • Day 5: Shigatse to Rongbuk (5000m/16400ft) 342 Km, 8 hrs
  • Day 6: Rongbuk to Shigatse with a visit to the Everest Base Camp: 9-10 hours
  • Day 7: Shigatse to Lhasa, approx. 350 Km, 8 hrs
  • Day 8: Depart from Lhasa

Cost Includes

  • All ground transportation by private vehicle including airport transfers
  • Three star category hotels with breakfast in Lhasa and Shigatse
  • Best available Guest House with breakfast at Rongbuk
  • Tibet Travel permits
  • Highly experienced English speaking guide including his salary, foods, accommodation, insurance etc.
  • Local bus transport from Rumbuk – EBC – Rumbuk
  • All fees for sightseeing and visits to monasteries as per itinerary
  • All applicable taxes and service charges

Cost Excludes

  • Lunches and dinners during the tours
  • Chinese Visa fees
  • Airfare to/from Lhasa.
  • Travel insurance
  • Nepal entry and re-entry visa
  • Personal shopping, laundry, WiFi internet, unless hotels provide free.
  • Tips for guide and driver
  • Day 1: Arrive in Lhasa

    Upon arrival, you will be received by our Tibetan guide at the airport/train station. Then you will be transferred to your accommodation in Lhasa. It's advisable to rest and take it easy for the remainder of the day due to Lhasa's altitude. Overnight at Hotel, Breakfast included.

  • Day 2: Sightseeing Tour in Lhasa

    We spend our day visiting several monasteries in Lhasa in the company of a guide and interpreter. One of these is the Sera Monastery, a best-preserved monastery in Tibet within its whitewashed walls and golden roofs. After lunch we visit Norbulingka, a summer palace of the Dalai Lama and the Jokhang Temple, a most sacred shrine in Tibet. Surrounding the Jokhang is the Barkor - a maze of narrow cobbled streets that is the central market of Lhasa. Overnight at Hotel, Breakfast included.

  • Day 3: Second day sightseeing tour in Lhasa

    We visit Potala Palace in the morning. It is a palace that dominates the city of Lhasa. It is a spectacular building containing private quarters of the Dalai Lama as well as numerous grand state rooms and many important chapels. There has been a Palace on this site since the 5th or 6th century, but the present Palace was constructed in the 17th century. After lunch, we visit the Drepung Monastery, which was founded in the 14th century. It used to be the largest monastery in the world, with a population of around 10,000 monks. These days the number has fallen down to hundred. Overnight at Hotel, Breakfast included.

  • Day 4: Lhasa to Shigatse (3900m/12792ft) 350 Km, 7 hrs

    Our drive follows the Tsangpo River. We ascend up to 15,700-foot Khampa La. We see Yamdrok Lake below and in the near distance rises a great snow peak of Ningdzingzonka. We then head westward along the lake and drive toward Gyantse. In Gyantse, we visit the famous Pelkor Monastery. The Pelkor Chode Monastery also includes Gyantse Kumbum. The Kumbum has nine floors and each tier has unique chapels. It is considered the largest of the three Kumbums in Tibet. After one and half hour drive, we arrive in Shigatse. Overnight at Hotel, Breakfast included.

  • Day 5: Shigatse to Rongbuk (5000m/16400ft) 342 Km, 8 hrs

    Today, we transverse along the Friendship Highway amidst the picturesque landscape and pass a small town of Lhatse and Gyamtso La pass at 5220m. Then we head to south over the Pang La 5150 meters towards the main Himalayan range. It gives a magnificent view of Himalayas stretching from Makalu to Shishapangma. Below the pass, as we head to the Rongbuk Valley, we get the charming view of Everest. We visit Rongbuk Monastery, a Buddhist pilgrimage site founded in 1902 by a Nyingmapa Lama in an area of meditation huts that had been in use by monks and hermits for over 400 years. Overnight at Guesthouse, Breakfast included.

  • Day 6: Rongbuk to Shigatse with a visit to the Everest Base Camp: 9-10 hours

    We leave Rongbuk in the morning to visit the Everest Base Camp (5,250m/17,220ft). We drive to Everest base camp by local bus. On the way, we enjoy spectacular views of high mountains like Cho Oyu (8,201m/26,906ft), Shishapangma (8,013m/26,289ft) and, of course, the mighty Everest (8,848m/29,028ft) also known as Mt. Chomolongma in the Tibetan side. Today, we accomplish one of the major highlights of our trip, reaching the base camp of Mt. Everest. We make approximately a 16 km round trip around the Everest Base Camp. The base camp itself is dry and barren, but the view of Everest is more than compensating. After spending some quality time at the base of the world’s highest mountain then we drive back to Shigatse. Overnight at hotel, breakfast included.

  • Day 7: Shigatse to Lhasa, approx. 350 Km, 8 hrs

    Today we drive back to Lhasa. Overnight at hotel, breakfast included.

  • Day 8: Depart from Lhasa

    Your guide will transfer you to you the train station or Gonggar airport. Farewell.

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