Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Tour - 8 Days
Lhasa to Everest Base Camp tour, Everest Base Camp tour via Lhasa is takes you to the Base Camp of Mount Everest from North face. The Tibet with Mount Everest Base Camp Tour is a very comprehensive tour of Tibet with visits to the cultural, historic and natural attractions of Tibet. The tour includes all the important places of interest in central and south Tibet including a visit to Rongphu Monastery and Mt. Everest Base Camp. After flying in to Lhasa from Kathmandu, Chengdu or Beijing, explore the cultural and historic sites of Lhasa, Shigatse and Gyantse. Afterwards drive overland, in 4-WD jeeps, across the Tibetan highlands and high passes to the fabled Rongphu Monastery and Mt. Everest Base Camp from where the view of the great North face of Mount Everest is the most spectacular of all. Tour starts with flight in and out of Lhasa.
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 – Yak 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.