Trip Name: Everest Base Camp Tour Via Lhasa
Grade: Easy to Exotic
Tour Type: Private Tour / Group Tour
Activities: Natural and cultural sightseeing/ Hiking to Everest Base Camp
Transportation: Private vehicle
Max Elevation: 4980m
Culture: Tibetan Lifestyle, Awesome mountain scenery
Route: Lhasa - Gyantse - Shigatse - Shegar - Rongbuk - Everest Base Camp - Lhasa
Best Season: April to November
Duration: 08 days days
Everest Base Camp Tour via Lhasa is a designed 8days Everest base camp tour that will let you enjoy the exploration of one of the fascinating Himalayan kingdom of the world. Mt Everest (8848m) the top of the world is the major highlights of this tour. Enjoy visualization of the fantastic Himalayan panorama, cultural settlements and historic cities. Lhasa (3650m) the capital city of Tibet is an isolated kingdom situated into the Himalayan wilderness surrounded with desert landscape and mighty Himalayas. Some of the major highlights of Lhasa are Potala Palace, Norbulingka Palace and Tibet Museum. Enjoy exploring the cultural and natural reserve of the world touring into Tibet.
Everest Base Camp tour via Lhasa starts upon your arrival at Lhasa. We then start our tour exploring beautiful and ancient sites and historic monasteries around. From the classic exploration of isolated and religious settlements, shiny cities and historic sites, high altitude religious places and holy lakes to the mighty view of Mt Everest and other enchanted Himalayas, this designed touring package will mesmerize with exploration and majestic experience of Tibet.
Day 01:- Kathmandu (1,300m) – Lhasa (3,650m) or Arrival in Lhasa from China
Departure Transport to Tribhuban Airport and Trans – Himalayan flight to Tibet (Gongaar airport) (1hr.) Drive to Lhasa (1hr.) – Full rest for acclimatization – O/N at Flora Hotel.
Day 02-03:- In Lhasa: Two Full Days Sightseeing Tour In Lhasa
Visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple & Barkhor Bazaar, Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery – O/N at Hotel.
Day 04:- Lhasa – Gyantse (3950m) - Shigatse (3900m)
Drive to Gyantse via Yamadroke Lake and high passes: Kora LA (5,010m) & Kamba La (4,794m) – Sight-seeing in Gyantse including Pholkor & Kumbum Monastery. PM: scenic drive to Xigatse(1.5hrs) through the typical Tibetan Countryside – Hotel.
Day 05:- Xigatse – Ronbuk (4980m) 334km
AM: Visit Panchen Lama’s Tashilhumpu Monastery. Then Drive to Xegar crossing over Gyatchula (a pass of 5,200m) – Scenic drive to Ronbuk through the beautiful Tibetan countryside. Explore Ronbuk Monastery (highest monastery in the world) – O/N at Guest House
Day 06:- Ronbuk – Everest BC – Shigatse (3900m)
Hike up to Everest BC and explore around – back to Ronbuk -Drive to Shigatse O/N at Hotel.
Day 07:- Shigatse to Lhasa (3600m) 351km
Drive back to Lhasa O/N at Hotel.
Day 08:- Lhasa to Kathmandu or China
Departure to Gonggar airport and fly back to Kathmandu.