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Kathmandu to Lhasa Tour via Everest Base Camp

About Trip

Renowned as the "Roof of the world" Tibet is one of the most sought after destinations for travellers. A perfect mix of unique landscapes, rich cultural heritage, grand monasteries and deep spirituality; Tibet enchants its visitors with its mystifying and rugged beauty along with majestic views of the spectacular Himalayas.

Kathmandu to Lhasa via Everest Base Camp Tour takes travellers to the heart of Tibet, which is famous for its ancient Tibetan culture and rich heritage. One gets an opportunity to visit the amazing Potala Palace, famous Jokhang temple and many other monasteries, nunneries and temples during their visit to Lhasa.

This 9-day adventure starts from Kathmandu followed by Nyalam, Dingri, Shegar then the base camp of the world’s highest peak, Mt. Everest followed by visits to Shigatse, Gyantse and finally to Lhasa .During this trip, on arriving Lhasa, the travellers will be driven past Tibetan settlements traversing through several high and thrilling passes adorned with the panoramic mountainous views, leading to the Everest region where mighty Mt. Everest locally known as Quomolanga will welcome you with its dazzling smile along with other magnificent peaks including Choyu, Makalu and Shisapangma.

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01:Drive Kathmandu to Nyalam (3,800m) : 153 km, 5- 6 hrs

Day 02:Nyalam to Lotingri (4,050m) : 150 Km, 3 hours

Day 03:Lotingri to Shegar (4,150m) via Everest Base Camp (5,250m) : 270 km, 9-10 hrs

Day 04:Shegar to Shigatse (3,900m) with a visit to Sakya Monastery : 300km, 5 -6 hrs

Day 05:Shigatse to Gyantse (3,950m) via Shalu Monastery: 95km, 2 hrs

Day 06:Gyantse to Lhasa (3,650) via Karo La pass and Yamdrok Tso Lake: 200km, 4-5 hrs

Day 07:In Lhasa: Visit Potala Palace, Norbulingka Palace and Tibet Museum : 5-6 hours

Day 08: In Lhasa: Visit Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Bazaar : hours

Day 09:Departure to your onward destination

What is Included

  • All airport /hotel / airport transfer in Nepal and Tibet.
  • All the necessary Tibet travel permits.
  • Assistance in obtaining  Chinese visa.
  • Transfer by 4wd Land Cruiser in Tibet part and jeep in Nepal Part.
  • Lhasa - Kathmandu airfare and airport departure tax.
  • Everest National Park admission fee and Grass dame charge
  • Accommodation in Tibet on twin sharing basis with breakfast
  • English speaking, trained and experienced Tibetan guide
  • All fees for sightseeing and visits to monasteries as outlined in the itinerary
  • All applicable taxes and service charges

What is not Included

  • Nepal re-entry visa fee
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Chinese visa fee 
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals other than breakfast in Tibet
  • Tips for guide and driver
  • Train ticket from China to Lhasa
  • Any emergency evacuations

Important Note:

The above information is a guide and standard template of our services. Our trips can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements.

Trip Note

NOTE: Your safety is of the utmost concern whilst you are travelling 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.

  1. 9 Days
  2. Moderate
  3. 2- 10 person

Trip Code:ACT117


Max-Altitude:5,220 m /17121.6 ft at Everest base camp

Activities:Sightseeing and Culture Tour

Trip Mode :Hotel/Lodge

Best Month:March -June and September - November

Meals :Breakfast basis

Transportation:Flight / Land Cruiser 4WD

Accommodation:Standard hotels on B/B basis

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