Lhasa -Everest Basecamp Tour

Destination: Tibet
Duration : 9 days
Best Season : All year around

Grade : Moderate
Max. Altitude : 5000

Outline Itinerary (Fly in - Drive Out )

Day 01: Fly Kathmandu to Lhasa. transfer to Lhasa (98 km - 2 hour drive);

Day 02: Lhasa sightseeing tour

Day 03: Lhasa sightseeing tour

Day 04: Jeep tour: Lhasa to Gyantse (3950 m)

Day 05: Jeep tour: Gyantse to Shigatse (3900 m)

Day 06: Jeep tour: Shigatse to Xegar (New Tingri - 4300 m)

Day 07: Jeep tour: Xegar to Everest Base Camp (5000 m)

Day 08: Jeep tour: Everest Base Camp to Nyalam (3750 m)

Day 09: Drive Nyalam to Zhang-Mu then continue drive back to Kathmandu...

Day 01: Kathmandu (1,300m) – Lhasa (3,650m)

Fly Trans – Himalayan flight to Tibet (Gongaar airport) (1hr.) Drive to Lhasa (1hr.) – Full rest for a acclimatization – Hotel.

Day 02: In Lhasa

AM: visit Potala Palace PM: visit Jokhang Temple & Barkhor Bazaar – Hotel.

Day 03: In Lhasa

AM: Visit Drepung Monastery PM: Visit Sera Monastery – Hotel.

Day 04: Lhasa – Gyantse (3,950m); 261km

Drive to Gyantse via Yamadroke Lake and high passes: Kora LA (5,010m) & Kamba La (4,794m) – Hotel.

Day 05: Gyantse – Xigatse (3,900m): 90km

AM: Sight-seeing in Gyantse including Pholkor & Kumbum Monasteries, etc. PM: scenic drive to Xigatse(1.5hrs) through the typical Tibetan Countryside – Hotel

Day 06: Xigarse – Tingri (4,100m): 270km

AM: Visit Panchen Lama’s Tashilhumpu Monastery. PM: Drive to Tingri crossing over Gyatchula (a pass of 5,200m) – hotel.

Day 07: Tingri – Ronbuk (4,980m): Aprox 90km

Scenic drive to Ronbuk through the beautiful Tibetan countryside. Explore Ronbuk Monastery (highest monastery in the world) – Guest House.

Day 08: Ronbuk – Everest BC – Nyalam (3700m) 315km

Rent a horse cart or walk to the Everest BC and explore around – back to Ronbuk then drive back to Tingri and further to Nyalam by over-crossing the high pass of Lalung La (5,050m) from where one can enjoy the magnificent view of the Mt. Xishapagma (8,212m) & Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201m) and have overnight at Nyalam or continue journey to Zhangmu through the winding mountainous road with hundreds of waterfalls – Guest House in Nayalam/ Hotel in Zhangmu.

Day 09: Nyalam/Zhangmu – Kathmandu: 155km/123km

After necessary border formalities, continue scenic drive to Kathmandu through the green lush countryside- transfer to your hotel. End of tour.

Personal Belongings

- Camera, Chargers, Phone, ID/Passport, Personal medical kit, Diary, Money-wallet etc...


- Sun glass

- Cap/Hat

- Shoes

- Water

- Umbrella or rain coat

- Day bag

Cost Includes

01. All Tibet travel permits
02. Transportation in Tibet by 4WD Land Cruiser
03. Accommodation in Tibet is on a twin sharing basis (Lhatse & Nyalam) with breakfast
04. Two days sightseeing tour in Lhasa
05. English speaking Tibetan guide
06. Monastery entry fees
07. Kathmandu - Zhangmu (Tibetan border town) transfer by private vehicle
08. Tibet visa (U.S. citizens need to add $90 for additional visa costs)
09. Lhasa - Kathmandu flight ticket
10. Airport tax in Lhasa (while flying to Kathmandu)
11. All applicable taxes and service charges

Cost Excludes

01. Meals other than breakfast in Tibet (one meal either lunch or dinner costs approximately US $8 to US $10)
02. Nepal re-entry visa fee (US $30)
03. Your travel insurance
04. Urgent visa fee
05. Any additional expenses due to unforeseen circumstances.

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Travel Preparation

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