Very little or no physical activity is involved. Experience is not necessary for this level.EXPLORE EASY TRIPS
This level of trip involves 5-6 hours of walking in himalayas. You might trek along places with extra climatic condition in this level of trek.EXPLORE HARD TRIPS
Anyone in good health who can walk for few hours in a day on easy trails can take part.EXPLORE MODERATE TRIPS
You must be sure of your physical condition and ability to walk for 6 - 9 hours continuously. You need to cope with difficult terrain and difficult passes on steep mountains.EXPLORE VERY HARD TRIPS
Any trip of this level contains elements of extremities. From tricky river crossings, glaciers to trekking peaks which requires basic climbing skills are essential for any trek at this level. You may be subjected to face extreme weather and high altitude. The terrain will be very rock and icy and remote. Technical climbing equipment is required.EXPLORE EXTREME TRIPS
Tibet with Everest Base Camp Tour
Total Amount :$ 2222.00
QUICK TRIP INFO
Private vehicle as required; Kathmandu-Lhasa-Kathmandu flight ticket
Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner in Tibet, Breakfast in Kathmandu
Hotel accommodation on twin sharing basis
12 Days 11 Nights
Is traveling to the Everest Base Camp without involving any strenuous trekking activity possible? The answer is a definite ‘yes’. Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour brings your dream to reach the base of the highest mountain in the world true. While the main destination of the trip is the Everest base camp, at the same time, you can also explore many other wonderful places and things in Tibet.
In addition to the Everest base camp wonders, you can explore the grandeur of the Potala palace and Norbulingka in Lhasa and several monasteries in Lhasa. You will also drive and stop past several cities and places along the way to the base camp. Exploring the amazing land of Tibet on an overland journey is certainly an epic experience.
Although most of the highlights of the trip are in Tibet, you can also explore the cultural heritage sites in Kathmandu, the capital city of Kathmandu. A fascinating trans-Himalayan flight to Lhasa and back to Kathmandu gives you a wonderful chance to enjoy the majestic charm of the mountains from air. You will recommend this incredible Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour to other travellers once you experience it yourself.
What to expect on Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour?
- Cultural Heritage Tour of Kathmandu
- Exploration of Lhasa and other cities like Gyantse, Xigatse, Shegar, and Rongbuk in Tibet
- Drive through mountain passes that stand above 5,000 meters above sea level
- Exploration of the Everest Base Camp in Tibet
- Wonderful Tibetan landscape, life style, culture and spirituality
- Breathtaking Himalayan view
Your arrival in Kathmandu is the first day of the trip. We will welcome you at the arrival gate of Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu and transfer you to the trip hotel. You will have free time mostly on your own today. We will surely offer you necessary guidance on wandering around on your arrival time. We will also brief you about the entire adventure trip and answer your questions if you have any. Feel at comfort; relax and try to acclimate in the Nepalese atmosphere. Things may look and feel completely strange to you but that’s the beauty of a new place so find yourself at easy and slowly soak into the local ambience.
Sightseeing Tour in Kathmandu
Kathmandu has a history of more than 2,000 years. We will take you for a tour of the historical, cultural and spiritual places in Kathmandu that are enlisted in the cultural heritage list. A guided visit to Swoyambhunath, Patan Durbar Square, Pashupatinath and Boudhanath will give you an understanding of the history, culture, spiritual practice and lifestyle of Kathmandu valley. It will be a good starter of the trip. An insightful day of exploring the cultural and historical wonders of Kathmandu will come to end after returning back to the hotel around late afternoon.
Kathmandu - Lhasa
You fly to Lhasa today. When you arrive at Lhasa airport, our company representative will welcome you in Tibet and transfer you to hotel. As you fly out from Kathmandu, Nepal to Lhasa, Tibet you can experience the joy of the trans-Himalayan flight that takes you over the mighty Himalayan range. After the spectacular Himalayan flight, you will breathe fresh air at the high altitude of around 3,650 meters above sea level. As it’s the arrival day, no activities have been planned for today. You will have time to relax and adjust with the high altitude on your own.
Lhasa Exploration Day
We are ready to explore the wonders of Lhasa city. A visit to the iconic Potala Palace is an insightful exploration of this wonderful residence of the Dalai Lama the 14th. It was his residence until the 1959 uprising that forced him to leave the country and live in exile in India. It has been converted into a museum and listed as a world heritage site. After exploring the Potala Palace, we visit Norbulinka that served as the summer residence of the Dalai Lamas in Tibet. A huge area covered by the palace has the largest man made park in Tibet. The grandeur of Norbulinka and the park adds to the awesomeness of the day in Lhasa.
Lhasa – Gyantse
We leave Lhasa today to go to Gyantse. About six hours of drive takes us to Gyantse about 260 kilometers far from Lhasa. The drive along the Tibetan highway has spectacular sceneries to enjoy. We pass over two high mountain passes and go over 5,000 meters above sea level on wheels. Kora La that stands at 5,010m and Kamba La that stands and 4,794m above sea level have stunning views. Before reaching Gyantse, we also get to see fascinating Yamadroke Lake along the way.
Gyantse – Xigatse
We have a wonderful half day Gyantse tour set today after breakfast. To immerse into the spiritual vibrations of the places, we are going to explore some Buddhist monasteries where we get some insights about the practice of Buddhism and its rituals here in Gyantse. Later on, after the tour finishes, we drive to Xigatse leaving Gyantse behind. About 90 kilometers of the stretch today allows us to enjoy some spectacular landscape and sceneries.
Xigatse – Shegar
It’s another long day drive today that takes us to Shegar. We, again, drive over a high pass called Gyatso La pass that stands at 5,220 meters above sea level. About 245 kilometers of the highway stretch is full of beautiful scenic wonders that make our long drive feel less tiring. We are going to spend our night at the elevation of 4,050 meters above sea level at Shegar.
Shegar – Rongbuk
As we move ahead closer towards the Everest base camp each day, we are gaining elevation to spend overnight at. When we drive and reach Rongbuk today, we will be at the elevation of 4,920 meters above sea level. We can enjoy spectacular views of wonderful high elevation landscapes along the drive before reaching the destination. The drive today also involves a drive over Pang La pass. Stunning view of the Mt. Everest, weather permitting, for the first time on the trip, is awaiting us today.
Rongbuk – Everest Base Camp – Shegar
Today, we are going to experience the highlight of the trip as we reach the iconic Everest Base Camp. The journey to the base of the highest mountain in the world today brings us impressive views of several high towering and snow-capped mountains like Cho Oyu, Lhotse, and Makalu in addition to the Mt. Everest. The moment at the base camp is filled with wonderful memories that we will keep forever. After we spend some wonderful moments exploring the magical surrounding at the Everest base camp, we set off on our drive back to Shegar.
Shegar – Lhasa
We trace the same highway, which we had taken to go to Everest base camp, back to Lhasa today. We celebrate the accomplishment of reaching the base of the highest mountain in the world. A flash back on the journey that we took to the EBC a few days earlier will make our celebration even more lively.
Lhasa – Kathmandu
We fly back to Kathmandu today. Once in Kathmandu, we will have free time to spend at leisure in the chaos of the city after so many days of serene mountain air and incredible adventure to the Everest Base Camp in Tibet.
As the last day on the Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour, we will drive you to the airport for your departure flight as per your flight schedule. Even if this is not your departure day, the service for this trip ends here. If you have extra days to spend in Nepal and need any other assistance, please do let us know. We will certainly help you in whatever way we can.