Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour

Tibet is the spiritual center of one of the great religions - Tibetan Buddhism and home to several natural beauties. This tour provides you with an insight into great religion, its tradition, ancient landmarks, history and pure beauty.

Trip Facts

duration Duration 8 days
trip-difficulty Trip Difficulty Moderate
trip-difficulty Highest Point 5150 m.
Average Group Size 2-10
trip-code Trip Code LEBCT
trip-code Start Point Lhasa
trip-start-point Trip End Point Lhasa
trip-accomodation Accomodation As Mentioned
trip-meals Meals As mentioned
transportation Transportation On Private Basis

Trip Highlights

  • Magnificent landmarks throughout the trip including the winter palace of Dalai lama.
  • Explore the unique landscapes, rich culture, and spiritual significance.
  • Road trip to the base camp of Mount Everest. 
  • Unique geography along with mountain deserts, spectacular lakes and high passes.
  • Tour the holy ground of Lhasa, Tibet.

Trip Overview

Our 8 days Tibet tour is an exclusive road trip to the north Everest Base Camp that starts from Lhasa, the capital of Tibet. This tour is perfect if you are adventurous and want to explore the holy ground of Lhasa and a comfortable tour to the Everest Base camp (North side of Mount Everest) from Lhasa. Your journey starts from the holy land of Lhasa, now where is Lhasa you may ask? Lhasa simply translates to (Lha, the ‘abode of the Gods’) also known as the Forbidden City located at the border of China and Nepal inside Tibet which is a part of China. Lhasa is a hidden gem with mind-blowing history, isolated and untouched by the world. Get a first-hand travel experience to Lhasa through this Lhasa Everest base camp tour. During your tour, you will gain new travel experiences to new environments along with unforgettable memories. Once you are in the holy land you will notice perfectly preserved monuments and ancient treasures. The vibrant prayer flags mark its territory along with a peaceful atmosphere.

Tibet is the spiritual center of one of the great religions - Tibetan Buddhism and home to several natural beauties. This tour provides you with an insight into great religion, its tradition, ancient landmarks, history and pure beauty. Besides the traditional beauty, you will also get to see the phenomenal geography of this place and a golden opportunity to visit the base camp of Everest (North Face). This tour is an absolute opportunity to explore the spectacular landmarks of Tibet which includes the arid mountain desert, jaw-dropping turquoise lakes, the highest monastery on earth and a smooth road trip to the Everest base camp. Lhasa is the only place from where you can visit Everest base camp via road and witness the beauty of the tallest mountain on earth - Mt. Everest 8848 m without having to walk for weeks.

Tibet is the birthplace of one of the great spiritual leaders, his holiness Dalai Lama, meaning you will get to see hundreds of monasteries, and religious landmarks throughout your tour that display authentic Tibetan identity. Lhasa welcomes people from all walks of their lives whether you are seeking inner peace, going on a spiritual journey, or adventure in the highlands. Lhasa is the starting point for many one-of-a-kind trips and religious journeys such as Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Lhasa. Along with the natural beauty, Tibet proudly boasts its majestic ancient architecture, mostly religious structures such as Potala Palace, nunneries, Buddhist administrative buildings, and other significant places. Get an insight into the lives of locals and their way of living, their strong faith and holiness through this journey to Lhasa, China.

Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour Attractions

Tibet is one of the top destinations if you are looking for something historical infused with a deep sense of spirituality. Throughout your tour, you will visit and explore the monuments and get a deep insight into their history, religious significance, and their charm. Apart from the monuments you will notice endless mountain chains and picturesque landscapes. You can easily spot the major landmarks as they are beautifully decorated and quite stand out. You will notice vibrant prayer flags and the sharp smell of traditional incense as you visit the monuments. Inside most of the monuments, there are precious figurines, murals, Thangkas, and tombs of great personals. If you are interested in architecture you will surely get your mind blown. Taking pictures, and videos are strictly prohibited inside the monasteries, temples and nunnery so capture the beauty within yourself rather than in your cameras.

Potala Palace - The winter palace of his holiness Dalai Lama.

Potala Palace built in the 7th century is commonly known as the winter palace of the Dalai Lama. It’s an incredible landmark located within Lhasa, Tibet at an amazing altitude of 3,700 m, making the Potala the highest palace in the world. The majestic palace is enclosed with massive walls, gates, and a spectacular view of the entire Lhasa city. The palace is a great example of authentic Tibetan architecture and a great display of the traditional arts in the form of Thangkas, ancient murals, statues and cultural artifacts.

Inside the Potala Palace you will see luxurious decorations along with precious statues and ancient antiques. Potala palace has great historical value with the symbol of Tibetan Buddhism and its central role in the traditional administration of Tibet. The palace comprises 1000 rooms, tombs of 8 Dalai Lamas, hundreds of shrines, and statues made from precious metal and jewels. The palace is divided into two sections - the red palace and the white palace which you can separate as it is colored in two distinguished colours. The red building is the residence of the Dalai Lama and the white part is the administrative part.

Jokhang Temple - The house of Buddha.

Jokhang Temple is considered to be the ‘’spiritual heart of the city’’ and is one of the most sacred temples in Tibet. It was built by Tubo King Srongtse Gampo in 652 to marry the Nepali princess Bhirkuti. The temple is made out of wood, stone and precious metals featuring the Tibetan Buddhist style influenced by Indian Vhiara design and Nepal. You will notice shiny gilded bronze tiles, figurines, and decorated pinnacles. The temple houses the statue from the time when Shakyamuni Buddha lived.

Shakyamuni is a historical personality known as Siddhartha Gautam, the son of Suddhodana and his queen Maya, who became the Buddha upon achieving enlightenment. Princess Bhrikuti brought several statues from Nepal to Tibet as dowry when she got married which now is inside the temple, giving it extreme religious values. Inside the temple people offer water, lights, flowers, incense and tormas (sculptures made out of butter and flour).

Barkhor Street - The holy road.

Barkhor Street is the ancient round street surrounding the Jokhang Temple. It is called the holy road as it surrounds the sacred temple and many pilgrims. You will see people walking in a clockwise direction doing their ritual and you will also notice people body-length by body-length Kora (Circumambulation). The way they express their devotion will give you an insight into their religious seriousness. This place shows the original outlook of Lhasa. Besides the religious side, there are numerous shops on both sides and hundreds of floating stands on every corner. Prayer wheels, traditional Tibetan dresses called ‘’Chuba’’, various handmade jewelry and Thangkas are some of the things you can get here. It is a great place to explore and also get local food as many small local restaurants provide an authentic taste of Lhasa. This place is full of a religious atmosphere with a hint of exotic articles.

Drepung Monastery - The Rice Heap.

Drepung Monastery is the largest of all Tibetan monasteries and is located on the Gambo Utse mountain just five kilometers from the western suburb of Lhasa. Drepung Monastery is called the ‘’rice Heap’’ which is a reference to the white building dotting the hills. It was first founded in 1416 by Jamyang Choge Tashi Palden, one of the disciples of Tsongkhapa. The monastery was named after the sacred abode in south India of Sri Dhanyakataka. It is one of the ‘’Great Three’’ Gelug University Gompas (Monasteries) of Tibet. The monastery houses thousands of monks who devote their lives to learning the teaching and doctrines of Buddhism. Besides being an important religious structure it is a spectacular view of the surrounding as well. From here you get to see the snow-capped hills all along. This beautiful monastery used to be the residence of the Dalai Lama before the construction of the Potala Palace was completed therefore it holds significant religious values.

Sera Monastery - The hail monastery.

The Sera monastery is one of the‘’ Great Three’’ monastic universities in Tibet. The word Sera is attributed to the ancient legend that during the construction of the monastery, the hill behind was covered with wild roses, or ‘’Sera’’ in Tibetan. It was founded in 1419 by the great Lama Jamchen Choeje Shakya Yeshe, one of the principal disciples of Lama Tsong Khapa. The monastery is composed of two colleges, Sera Jey and Sera Mey. Sera Monastery provides basic education in Buddhist religion to approach the Buddhist doctrines; a practice particular to the Gelukpa or yellow hat sect of Tibetan Buddhism. Every weekday in the courtyard of this monastery monks debate with each other, usually in a pair. They debate in their learning of the doctrines and it happens like this; one standing asks questions and the other sitting on the ground answers. And if the one standing claps their hands it's a crack meaning the answer is wrong. They both get turns to ask one another.

Yamdrok Lake - The Jade Lake of Tibet.

Yamdrok Tso (Lake in Tibetan) lies on the southern edge of the Nyenchen Tanglha Mountains, lake Yamdrok or Yumtso is a beautiful turquoise-blue freshwater lake in Nagarze, Shannan. Yamdrok is the largest lake at the northern foothills of the Himalayas as well as one of the great three holy lakes in Tibet, along with the Namtso and Manasarovar lakes. It is located around 114 km to the southwest of Lhasa at an elevation of 4,441m above sea level. One of the most attractive sights of the land of snow. It is also called the jade lake of Tibet because of its natural turquoise colour that can be seen from a distance. To reach the lake you will cross the Kamba La pass which is the vantage point of the lake where you will get a panoramic view of the lake and its surrounding hills. Besides the lake, you get to see animals such as Tibetan mastiffs and yaks beautifully decorated on the edge of the lake so that you can take photos with the animals along with gorgeous dropbacks of the lake.

Palcho Monastery - The auspicious wheel of joy.

Palcho Monastery is a phenomenal landmark of Tibetan art history. The most striking monastery is a symbol of Gyantse i.e. the Bodui Dagoba (Tibetan name Pelkhor Choede) popularly known as ‘’Kumbum’’. Palcho or Pelkar monastery translates to ‘’the auspicious wheel of joy’’ in Tibetan language. This monastery lies at the foot of the dzong hill west of Gyangze town boarded by mountains. The ancient monastery consists of four major parts i.e. Buddhist hall, tower, Zhacang and the surrounding wall. This architecture is a 3-D representation of the Mandala that idolizes 1,049 sets of ancient sutras. Inside the monastery, there are rustic statues, murals, and carvings that represent the high-standard song of the Tibetan artisans. You will see numerous paintings inside the monastery which represent three types of themes i.e. stories in Buddhist scriptures, Stories about religious figures and Historical figures. The monastery is surrounded by endless mountain chains meaning you will get beautiful scenery.

Tashilhunpo Monastery - The heap of glory.

Tashilhunpo Monastery translates to ‘’all fortune and happiness gathered here or simply ‘’heap of glory. Located on the southern stop of Nyiseri mountain in the west of Shigatse city. It was built in 1447 by Gedun Drupa, the first Dalai Lama, it is also the largest monastery in the Tsang area as well as the traditional seat of successive Panchen Lamas Tibet’s second highest reincarnation. It is one of the great six Gelugpa monasteries of Tibetan Buddhism. This monastery has a unique architecture which includes Caqen Hall, Chapel of Jampa, four great Dratsangs, 56 sutra halls and 64 Kamcuns with a breathtaking view. You will get to see sincere pilgrims doing kora around the monastery. You can participate in Kora as well.

Rongbuk Monastery - the highest monastery in the world.

Rongbuk monastery also known as Dzarongpa lies near the base of the north side of great Mount Everest at an elevation of 5,009m/16,434 ft at the end of the Dzakhar Chu valley. It is believed to be the highest-elevated monastery in the world. It was established in the early 20th century, under the Nying Mapa sect. It is a fantastic place if you are in the mountains as you will get an unobstructed view of Mt. Everest’s north side along with surrounding hills. You will see the Rongbuk glacier, which is the largest among all the hundreds of glaciers formed around Everest. To reach the base camp you will pass the monastery first. Another interesting fact about the monastery is all the monks and nuns live together in the same monastery, from April 15 to the Tibetan calendar, and will hold a Buddhist dancing ceremony that lasts for three days. The ceremony is held to celebrate the birth of Sakyamuni, which is known as the Saka Dawa festival.

Everest Base Camp - North side of Mount Everest.

The base of the tallest mountain in the world Mt. Everest proudly stands at an altitude of 8,848m. Where is Everest actually located? Everest is located at the border of Nepal and China which means there are two base camps, most known as rewarding on being on the south side-Nepal. The north base camp, one of two base camps that service Mount Everest, lies on the Tibetan side of the mountain, given its sheer north face. Despite it being possible to visit the base camp without days spent trekking. How will you reach the base camp you may ask? Simply, there is a road to the Everest base camp on the north side. It might not be as rewarding as hiking and enjoying every step but the view is marvelous nonetheless. It's more of a comfortable option for getting to the most spectacular place.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01

Arrival in Lhasa, Welcome!!

Tashi Delek !! Welcome to the holy ground of Tibet. Upon arrival at Lhasa Gonggar Airport, your tour guide will welcome you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel in Lhasa.

Lhasa, Tibet is one of the highest-elevated cities in the world situated at an elevation of 3,650m /11,975 ft. The city will take your breath away, quite literally. You will feel the air being a bit thinner than in your regular place to spend the rest of the day acclimatizing to the high altitude. Acclimatization is an essential aspect of any high-altitude tour, and it's essential to give your body time to adjust to the decreased oxygen levels. Acclimatization helps you avoid altitude sickness, which can be life-threatening. It's essential to take it easy, drink plenty of water, and get a good night's sleep. In the evening have your dinner at the hotel and rest well.

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Day 02

Lhasa Sightseeing

Have your breakfast at the hotel and get ready to explore Lhasa and its popular attractions. Start your sightseeing in the morning, and visit the Potala Palace, the iconic symbol of Tibet and the winter residence of the Dalai Lama—Marvel at the stunning architecture and intricate artwork. The majestic landmark will blow your mind at first sight. You will notice the massive Potala Place from a distance with its unique architecture and red and white colors and the most common thing in Tibet i.e. vibrant prayer flags.

The day tour will be fully guided and your licensed guide will provide you with all the necessary information about the palace, history, and dos and don'ts making sure you won’t get in trouble. You will see people doing Kora around the holy palace as a ritual and as you get closer to the place you will notice the beautiful smell of the traditional incense and butter from all the butter lamps. You will witness some of the finest and most intricate architecture and authentic Tibetan art forms.

(you are not allowed to take pictures and videos inside the temple, palaces, and other attraction sites) 

After the Potala Palace, head to Jokhang Temple, considered the spiritual heart of Tibetan Buddhism. Jokhang temple is just 2 km far from the Potala Palace. Jokhang has lots of statues and valuable historical art pieces from Nepal as it is literally called the house of Budhha from Nepal. Also, you will witness pilgrims prostrating themselves in devotion around the temple. Inside the monastery, you will see murals and hand-painted Thangka demonstrating Buddhism.

Last, but not least Barkhor Street is a lively marketplace surrounding the Jokhang Temple. Around the street, you can find authentic Tibetan street food and lots of eye-catching things. Have Lunch at the market and also shop for souvenirs, sample local cuisine, and immerse yourself in the local culture. There are a lot of things to see and experience here as it is filled with locals, tourists, and pilgrims. Roam around the market area and enjoy the nightlife of Lhasa before going back to the hotel. Once at the hotel, enjoy the dinner at the hotel and rest well for the next day.

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Day 03

Lhasa - Drepung Monastery - Sera Monastery

Take a day trip to Drak Yerpa, a sacred cave complex located about 16 km (10 miles) northeast of Lhasa. Explore the meditation caves and temples, and enjoy the stunning views of the surrounding valley. This cave gives you an amazing opportunity to get a good hiking experience while seeing the beauty of the valley. People believe there are 108 holy caves and depending upon your interest you can explore. The monastery is located at an elevation of 4,885m which can be challenging for a few people but if you acclimatize on the first and second day you will not have any problem. If you are interested in meditation you can meditate for a while and return.

(Drink plenty of water to avoid getting high altitude sickness.)

Return to Lhasa and visit Sera Monastery, this is the place where you can see the finest debate. You will have several monks in pairs, one sitting, and the other standing. What they're doing is asking questions and answering from their learning (Tibetan Buddhist doctrine). One sitting is answering the question and the one standing is asking questions. If you see them being a bit aggressive that's normal and clapping the hand means the answer is wrong.

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Day 04


Today you will start your day with a warm breakfast and a scenic journey toward Shigatse. Today you will drive towards Shigatse which lies in the Samzhubze district around 365 km west of Lhasa. On the way, you will come across glorious natural attractions as well as the most sacred monasteries.

Start your comfortable journey via a scenic drive to Gyantse via Yamdrok Lake, one of Tibet's three sacred lakes. The striking turquoise lake is surrounded by green hills making a perfect background for some amazing pictures. Not only the lake but you will notice yaks beautifully decorated beside the lake, yes you can take pictures with them but you will be charged a certain amount of money by the locals. Enjoy the breathtaking views and the turquoise waters and move on to Shigatse.

Before that visit the Palcho Monastery also known as Kumbum Stupa in Gyantse, an architectural marvel featuring 108 chapels within its nine levels. This magnificent place is surrounded by massive walls and Dzong that are centuries old. This place is full of authentic Tibetan art styles, some of which feature amazing architecture, murals inside the monastery, sculptures, and other forms of art. The temple has quite a unique structure which is the 3-D representation of a Mandala, which you will notice as soon as you lay your eyes on it.

(No pictures inside the monasteries, temples, and monks without asking for permission also keep yourself well hydrated as you will be at a high elevation)

Continue your trip to Shigatse and check into your hotel. Your guide will help you by passing on all the necessary information during your sightseeing. Have dinner at the hotel and rest well for the next day.

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Day 05

Visit Tashilhunpo Monastery, sunset at Everest Base Camp.

Have early morning breakfast at the hotel and drive to Tashilhunpo. Today you will visit Tashilhunpo Monastery (4,300m/14,108 ft), the traditional seat of the Panchen Lama, the second highest-ranking figure in Tibetan Buddhism. The monastery is enclosed by mountains in the background. The monastery is as important as the Potala palace and holds equal religious importance. Inside the monastery, you will see a massive statue beautifully decorated in precious metals along with pictures of the Panchen Lamas. After you explore the monastery drive towards Tingri, passing through the high plateau of Tibet with views of the Himalayas.

The next stop is Rongbuk Monastery (4,980m/16,339 ft) the highest monastery on earth. The distance between Shigatse and Rongbuk Monastery is around 346 km which you can cover in approximately 8-9 hours drive. Once you reach Rongbuk monastery rest your baggage at the tents, where you will stay. From here you get a breathtaking view of the mountains.

There are few to no hotels and lodges at this place due to the remoteness and high elevation however, you will get very comfortable and warm traditional Tibetan tents for overnight stays run by the locals. It is a unique experience to stay at the traditional tent and simple lifestyle of the locals in the highlands. In the evening visit the base camp for the sunset view from the North side of Everest. After the visit return to the tent and overnight stay.

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Day 06

Sunrise at Everest Base Camp, drive to Shigatse.

Wake up early to witness the sunrise over Mount Everest and witness the spectacular sunrise above the glorious mountain. The sunrise is the best attraction from here. Witness the majestic sunrise above the world’s tallest mountain and capture it on your devices for future memory. Have breakfast at the tented accommodation and return to Rongbuk Monastery from where you will drive back to Shigatse, enjoying the magnificent scenery along the way. After sunrise view return to the tent and have breakfast before you get back to Shigatse. The total distance between Rongbuk monastery to Shigastse is around 333 km which you can cover in around 7- 8 hours.

You will drive through a smooth paved road and reach Shigatse. Once you reach your destination check in at the hotel and rest. You can have lunch at the restaurants on the way to Shigatse. Have dinner at the hotel and end your day in a comfortable hotel.

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Day 07

Drive from Shigatse to Lhasa.

Today you will drive back to starting point of your tour i.e. Lhasa. Start your day with a warm breakfast at the hotel and check out to continue your journey to Lhasa. The distance between Shigatse to Lhasa is around 280 km which will take around 5- 6 hours to reach.

You will drive beside the Yarlung Zangbo Jiang River, you will have a unique experience driving through scenic roads to Lhasa. Once you reach Lhasa, Check in at your respective hotel and loosen up from a long hour's drive. Explore the nearest market in the evening to collect some souvenirs and have dinner with the cultural program (Tibetan dance with a folk song). Your amazing Lhasa Everest Base Camp tour ends today, enjoy the meal and great ambiance of the spiritual center. End your day with a comfortable overnight at the hotel.

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Day 08

Departure, Farewell!

Kah-leh phe! After breakfast, your guide will transfer you to the airport or train station for your departure three hours after the airport formalities. Your Lhasa Everest base camp tour comes to an end, but the memories will last a lifetime. Have a safe home return!!

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Trip Guide

The information given about the Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour is in-depth, feel free to contact us 24/7 for any kind of assistance through Email or WhatsApp. You can write an email if this trip doesn't fit your vacation schedule and requirements. We aim to offer the best possible travel experience to the customers. Depending on the needs of the visitors and the group size, we customize each vacation package. We will put together a bespoke itinerary just for your private group.

Travel insurance: Travel insurance is important before traveling to a new place especially when you are traveling for adventure. Travel insurance covers risks such as loss of personal belongings, and any unexpected expenses. Travel insurance also covers sudden medical emergencies such as accidents. It also covers high-altitude emergencies. Travel insurance is not compulsory but highly recommended. 

Medical emergency: If you face any medical emergency such as high altitude sickness your professional guide will help you and transfer you for medical attention. Tibet lies at an elevation above 3000 and high altitude sickness is a possible medical condition. For such a situation, your guide carries a well-equipped first aid kit along with portable oxygen, ensuring nothing happens to you.

High-altitude sickness: During the Tibet tour you will stay at an elevation above 3000m. Tibet is the only city located at this altitude, increasing the chances of getting altitude sickness. Noticing a lower oxygen level is normal and you will acclimatize on the first day before you start your tour. Altitude sickness is unpredictable; it can happen to anyone despite being physically and mentally fit. As you gain altitude, the chances of getting altitude sickness also slightly increase. To avoid getting altitude sickness you should drink 5-6 lt water per/day and food with high carbohydrates. Sauntering and acclimatizing decrease the chances of getting altitude sickness. Focus on your breathing and maintain your walking pace.

Do’s and Don’t:

  • Select the ideal time to travel. 

  • Select a reputed trekking/ travel organization. 

  • Training and getting ready for any kind of situation are necessary.

  • Carry all the necessary paperwork (Tibet entry permit).

  • Maintaining body hydration is important while traveling to high elevations.

  • Don’t take pictures and videos inside the monasteries, temples, or any religious sites. 

  • Hire a licensed tour guide to get information about the place such as its history, and importance.

  • Wear appropriate clothing during the monastery visit. 

  • Respect the culture and people of the area.

  • Travel for experience and not for the sake of traveling.

  • Don’t litter, put trash in its place.

Why with Altitude Himalaya: Altitude Himalaya is one of Nepal’s growing travel companies providing excellent service to its clients. We believe in providing quality experiences and memories. We are concerned about maintaining and following our standard service, including a private transfer, at least a 3-star hotel accommodation in urban areas, the best available lodges/tea houses at the trekking trails, and dedicated personalized assistance. Additionally, we also operate our trips in Bhutan and Nepal

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How to reach Tibet?

    There are two ways to access Tibet, Lhasa. One is from China, Mainland, and from China, you can either take a flight from Beijing to Lhasa with a stopover in Xining or a direct flight you can take the train on the Qinghai Tibet railway which will take around 40 hours to complete the journey. Another way to visit Tibet is from Nepal which is competitively easier than from China. You can take a flight from Nepal to Tibet which is the fastest route. (Flight time 1 hour 45 minutes) The direct flight operates from Kathmandu, Nepal to Tibet, Lhasa which is the best way for those who are short on time.

  • What travel documents do you need to visit Lhasa?

    You will need a special permit to visit Tibet. Without the Tibet entry permit, you are not allowed to travel to Tibet. It takes around 8 to 10 days to get the Tibet permit after applying for it. Typically the permit is valid for a maximum of three months.

  • How to reach Tibet overland?

    If you don’t want to travel via road you can reach Tibet by air from either China or Nepal. From China, you need to take a flight from Beijing to Lhasa with a stopover in Xining or a direct flight which takes 4 hours and 25 minutes. If you are traveling from Nepal you can get a direct flight from Kathmandu, Nepal to Lhasa, Tibet which takes 1 hour 45 minutes.

  • What is the Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour?

    The Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour is an adventurous journey that takes you from Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet, to the base camp of Mount Everest, the world's highest peak (North Face). It allows you to witness stunning landscapes, explore Tibetan culture, and experience the majestic beauty of Everest. This tour allows you an opportunity to visit the Everest Base Camp without the draining trek, you can witness the beauty of the majestic mountain without having to worry about hours of walking.

  • Is there a road to Everest Base Camp from Lhasa, Tibet?

    Yes, there is a road to Everest Base Camp on the North side of Mount Everest in Tibet. The road is well-paved and smooth that follows the highway for most of the trip to EBC Everest Base Camp turning off at a place called Tringri, where the road leads south to reach Rongbuk Monastery at the base camp itself.

  • Is altitude sickness a concern during the tour?

    Yes, altitude sickness is a concern due to the high elevation of the region. It is important to spend a few days in Lhasa for acclimatization before heading to Everest Base Camp. Additionally, maintaining proper hydration, avoiding strenuous activities, and following your guide's instructions will help minimize the risk of altitude sickness.

  • Can you visit Tibet solo?

    No, you are not allowed to travel to Tibet alone, you must go through a travel organization and must hire a tour licensed tour guide throughout the trip to Tibet. Tibet has strict rules and you must follow them if you are planning a visit.

  • What kind of accommodation is available during the tour?

    Accommodation options vary along the tour route. In the city area you can find a range of hotels according to your comfort. As you travel towards Everest Base Camp, the accommodation becomes more basic, with guesthouses or tented camps being the primary options with basic amenities such as comfortable bedding and good food.

  • Is physical fitness necessary for the Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour?

    While you don't need to be an athlete, a moderate level of physical fitness is recommended for the tour. There will be some walking and hiking involved, and the high altitude can make activities more challenging. Consulting with a healthcare professional before the trip is advisable, especially for individuals with pre-existing health conditions. Also, you will be accompanied by a licensed tour guide with the necessary information, medical kit, and experience to help you.

  • Can I see Mount Everest from the Everest Base Camp?

    The Everest Base Camp itself does not offer a direct view of the summit of Mount Everest. However, you can witness the breathtaking north face of the mountain from a distance. To get a closer look at the summit, additional expeditions and permits are required.

Services Includes

  • Airport pick up and drop off on a private basis.

  • A private A/C vehicle for all the mentioned transportation and sightseeing. 

  • All (06 Nights) hotel accommodations are based on double-sharing deluxe rooms.

  • One night at a tented camp near Everest Base Camp.

  • All mentioned sightseeing entrance fees. 

  • Daily breakfast and dinner at the hotel. 

  • All government and local tourism taxes.

  • Professional experienced licensed tour guide throughout the tour.

  • Well-equipped medical kit along with portable oxygen. 

  • Driver and guide’s allowance, salary, fuel cost, and toll/taxes.

  • Tibet group visa fee.

Services Excludes

  • Personal expenses 

  • International flight to reach Tibet.

  • Tips to driver and tour guide. (Not required but recommended)

  • Services that aren’t mentioned above.

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