Kathmandu to Lhasa Tour via Everest Base Camp tour takes you on a beautiful journey to the roof of the world, a journey with a splurge of amazing landscapes and some of the world’s most beautiful architectural structures.Exploring the cities of Tibet will introduce you to the history of Buddhist culture shared by some of the oldest monuments there. We cross high passes like Tong La and Lalung La as we make our way to the Everest Base Camp from where you can gaze at the world’s tallest mountain, Everest.
We then head towards the administrative capital of Tibet, Lhasa, making stops at various cities and towns including Shigatse and Gyantse. In our journey to Lhasa, we’ll visit monasteries like Sakya Monastery, Shalu Monastery, Phalkot Monastery and TashiLhunpo Monastery among others. In Lhasa, we start off by visiting its main attraction, i.e., the Potala Palace followed by a visit to the Norbulingka Palace. The visit to Sera Monastery and Drepung Monastery will enrich your knowledge of Buddhism.
Apart from Kathmandu to Lhasa Tour via Everest Base Camp, Adventure Club Trek also has other trip packages to Tibet-Lhasa and Everest Base Camp Tour- 8 Days, Lhasa to Kathmandu Overland Tour (Fly in - Drive Out), and Kailash and Lake MansarovarYatra - 13 Days.
We “met” Birendra, the owner of Adventure Club Treks & Expeditions, long before we ever arrived in Nepal and well before we realized he was involved in tourism. We spent a great deal of time talking to him online via Skype and also emails. We asked Birendra countless questions over many months about what to see in Nepal. He never ceased to amaze us with his endless patience and prompt responses to our queries. We never even wanted to do any trekking in Nepal because we were far more interested in the culture and in sightseeing. We felt we trusted Birendra so when it came time to book day trips, accommodation and Everest flights etc we knew who we wanted to do the job for us. He also organized our day tours to Bhoudhanath and Monkey Temple. He was the person who suggested we stay in Bhaktapur, in the World Heritage area, for a couple of nights at the Vajra Hotel. We were so glad he suggested it. It was one of the highlights of our stay in Nepal. It was at his suggestion we stayed at the Sacred Valley Inn in Pokhara for a couple of nights and that was another highlight of our trip. We are now such good friends that we are frequently in contact via the internet. We found him to be a very conscientious person who genuinely likes helping people. He was always concerned with our welfare whilst we were in Nepal to the point where he insisted we borrow his mobile phone so we could keep in contact with him at all times. We can thoroughly recommend him if you need the services of an organized and professional person for your tours in Nepal.
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Note: Your safety is of the utmost concern whilst you are traveling with Adventure Club Trek. We will make every effort possible to follow the original itinerary but we reserve the right to change that itinerary if a segment of it becomes a safety issue. Certain mountain regions are remote, natural disasters can happen, weather conditions can decline and there can be illness or an injury. To avoid dangerous situations we may occasionally have to make changes to the itinerary to ensure everyone’s safety. That having been said, Adventure Club Trek will strive to provide you with the best possible trekking experience and to keep your safety our number one priority. We thank you for your understanding.
Flying out to Tibet requires a Chinese visa and a Tibet Travel Permit which can both be acquired in Kathmandu with the help of a travel company (Tibet via Nepal). A valid visa for China isn't the same as a Tibet Travel Permit. Those with a Chinese traveler visa will at present need to apply for a Tibet travel permit. The permit is still required for remote foreign traveler traveling to Tibet from territory China. To obtain the permit you have to book a guide for your whole trip and pre-organize private transport for trips outside Lhasa. The trip outside Lhasa likewise requires extra permits which are arranged by the travel agent you are going with.
The weather in Tibet is similar to that of Mainland China, though with lower temperatures due to higher altitudes. Summers have warm days with strong sunshine and cool nights, but summer days can even be chilly at higher elevations. Winters are cold but there isn't all that much snow. Lhasa enjoys much sunshine even in winter. Most of Tibet experiences frost at least 6 months of the year. Some high lakes are frozen from October to March. The weather varies a lot from region to region. Lhasa is an ideal destination because it is in a valley area of lower elevation.