Lhasa city tour and Everest base camp trek is one of the most popular trekking destination that combines the ancient cultural and religious beauty of Lhasa along with the magnificent Himalayas trek to the lap of MT Everest (8848m), the highest peak of the world. Unlike trekking into Nepal, Tibet tour will let you explore the untouched serene of Himalayan wilderness and let you experience the unique trek into the new trekking trail to Everest base camp. Throughout the visit to Tibet we explore popular milestones like Dalai Lama’s Potala and Norbulingka Palaces, the Tibet Museum, Barkhor Bazaar and Gyantse Dzong. We also cross several passes and visit the beautiful YamdrokTso Lake on our trip along with Inspiring Tibetan monasteries like Sera, Drepung, Jokhang Temple, Khumbum Stupa, Phalkot, Tashilhunpho, Sakya and Rongbuk.
Lhasa city tour and Everest base camp trek starts with a scenic flight from Kathmandu Valley (1360m) all the way to Lhasa (3650m). After a day sightseeing and exploration around famous Lhasa City we start our travel towards Everest Base Camp. Trekking and touring into Tibet towards Everest base camp will offer you amazing natural wilderness, ancient artistic Buddhist monument’s, classic view of mighty Everest and others Himalayas around, scenic route throughout the tour. Commence this fascinating touring package into the forbidden kingdom all the way to the base camp of Mt Everest and enjoy the delighted exploration and experience.
Day 1: Early morning scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa (3650 m). Upon your arrival our company representative will assist you from international airport to our hotel. Enjoy the Buddhist cultural welcome programs and rest overnight.
Day 2: Today we offer you a Guided sightseeing tour around Lhasa. We visit some of the famous sites such as the winter palace of the Dalai Lama; Drepung, the biggest monastic university of Tibet and Nechung Monastery, temple of the State oracle of Tibet. After an exploration around enjoy evening dinner and rest overnight.
Day 3: Today after breakfast we go for another days Guided sightseeing tour around. We visit Jokhang, the central cathedral of Tibet, Barkhor, the bustling Lhasa market encircling the Jokhang Temple, Tibetan Medical Center and Norbulingka Palace. Rest overnight.
Day 4: Today early morning drive from Lhasa all the way to Gyangtse (3990 m). We drive for 350 km via Yamdrok, the Turquoise Lake to Gyangtse across Kampa la pass (5050m) and Karo la (5045m) passes. On our way we Visit Kubum stupa and Pelkor Chode Monastery. Rest overnight.
Day 5: Today we drive for 90km from Gyangtse via Shalu all the way to Shigatse (3860 m). Upon our way we visit Shalu Monastery, Tashilhunpho Monastery, the seat of Panchen Lama who is the 2nd in the Buddhist religious hierarchy and Shigatse Market. Explore around and rest overnight.
Day 6: Today we drive from Shigatse via Sakya all the way to Shegar/Dingri (4350 m). This beautiful town is the gateway to Mt. Everest. Rest overnight.
Day 7: Today our trekking day starts to the Everest Base Camp. Upon our trek to Everest Base Camp we trek through some of the best sightseeing sites, old and ancient monasteries. Explore the beautiful trekking trail and rest overnight.
Day 8: Today early morning we start our trek into the exotic trekking trail of Everest region. We pass through a small goat or Drokpa encampment and camp below Lamna La. Rest overnight.
Day 9: Today early in the morning we start our trek climbing over Lamna La (16,900 Ft.) and descend to Zommug, the highest permanent settlement in the Everest region. Zommug is a center for animal husbandry and a supply center for yaks used on Everest expeditions. Rest overnight.
Day 10: Today we trek through some of the most adventurous, exotic and beautiful wilderness of Everest region all the way to Rongbuk. The majestic Everest stands towering high above in full glare. Rest overnight.
Day 11: Today the best day of the trek. We finally reach to Everest Base Camp. The route passes caves, the ruins of the nunnery of Sherab Chholing and the fast flowing Dzaka Chu. Across a stream, is the ocean of ice that composes the Rongbuk Glacier, with views of the Himalayan range that are among the most spectacular natural serene. Rest Overnight.
Day 12: Today we drive through the village of Chhusang, Phadrukchi, over Pang La, across Phung Chhu or Arun River, and into Dingri. Rest overnight.
Day 13: Today we drive from Dingri all the way to Zhangmu. En route visit Milarepa Cave where Tibet's greatest yogi of the 11th century Milarepa meditated. Rest overnight.
Day 14: Today we drive scenic friendship highway route from Zhangmu all the way to Kathmandu.
Destination: Lhasa City and Everest Base Camp Trek
Activities: Natural and cultural sightseeing
Max Elevation: 5200m