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Lhasa and Everest Base Camp Tour

About Trip

This is one of the most popular tour in Tibet, beginning from Lhasa-the historic capital of Tibet, the golden sunshine and blue sky are the dreams of many travellers all over the world.  It is also the pilgrimage destination of all Tibetans, mingling with local pilgrims around the Barkhor Street is an extraordinary feeling.

This tour brings you not only through the historic palaces and operating monasteries, but also breath-taking natural vistas such as the turquoise Lake Yamdrok, the mighty Nyenchen Kangsar glacier and the unique views of the towering peaks of the Himalayas.  This will surely enrich your knowledge of the high plateau, gradually coming across the rich culture of western Tibet and then to the world summit of Mt. Everest Base Camp, then finally we descend down through the green valley of Matsang Tsanpo gorges to Kathmandu (1300m). In a nut-shell, this tour covers rich cultures and traditions, historical sites and natural beauties of Tibet.

The 8 day Lhasa to Kathmandu Overland Tour via EBC explores Lhasa as well as other famous places including Everest Base Camp. In Lhasa we visit the most holy Jokhang temple, see the legendary eighth-wonder Potala Palace, Norbulinka Palace (the summer palace of the Dalai Lama), Drepung, Sera Monastery and more. Then we head to Everest Base Camp passing through a wide range of highlands, crossing magnificent passes, and through remarkable landscapes. We also visit the world's highest monastery, the Rongbuk Monastery. Then drive to Lhasa  for your onward destination. 

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01:Arrival in Lhasa (3,650m)

Day 02:Sightseeing in Lhasa : Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor market and Drepung Monastery : 5 - 6 hrs

Day 03:Sightseeing in Lhasa : Sera Monastery, Norbulingka Palace and Tibet Museum : 5 - 6 hrs

Day 04:Lhasa to Gyantse (3,950m) : 261 km, 5 -6 hrs

Day 05:Gyantse to Shigatse (3,900m) : 90km, 2 hrs

Day 06:Shigatse to Rongbuk (5,000m) via Sakya : 320km, 8 - 9 hrs

Day 07:Rongbuk to Lhasa with a visit to the Everest Base Camp (5,150m/16,892ft) : 9-10 hrs

Day 08: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.
  • Kathmandu -Lhasa 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 charge

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.


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  1. 8 Days
  2. Easy
  3. 2- 10 people

Trip Code:ACT16


Max Altitude:5,100m/16,732ft at Everest Base Camp

Activities:Sightseeing, Culture tours

Trip Mode:Hotel /Lodge

Best Month:March - August and September- November

Meal:Breakfast during the entire tour

Transportation:Flight & Private vehicle

Accommodation:Standard Hotels

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