Prayer flags over the Pang La (5150 meters)...Incredible sunset view over Mt. Everest...
  • Trip Duration: 10 Days
  • Max. Altitude: 5000 meters
  • Group Size: 2 - 14
  • Best Travel Time: April through November

Experience 10 days Tour to Everest Base Camp from Lhasa

This tour definitely offers you some of the most amazing scenery, Tibetan villages, charming view of the Himalayas and many more. This holiday is blending of culturally and naturally rewarding journey. A visit to important places of interest in Tibet including cultural, historic and natural attractions of Tibet, secondly remarkable Everest base camp trip is full of amazing things. The fascinating panoramic view beamed from the great north face of Mount Everest is sensational. 

Highlights

  • The world famous Potala Palace, which was built in 1645 by the 5th Dalai Lama.
  • The amazing Potala Palace, the highest ancient palace in the world
  • Visit to other tourist attractions like Drepung Monastery, Jhokang Temple and Sera Monastery.
  • Visit to Yamdrok Lake, a sapphire blue lake as one of the 3 holy lakes in Tibet
  • Visit to Tashilumpo monastery in Xigatse, which is Painted in red and white offers a grand and majestic view.
  • Driving over the Pang La (5150 meters) towards the main Himalayan range that offers magnificent view stretching from Makalu to Shishapangma.
  • Below the pass of Pang La (5150 meters), as we turn the corner into the Rongbuk Valley, we can watch the charming view of Mount. Everest.
  • Rongbuk Monastery, the highest monastery across the world.
  • Inspiring view of Mount. Everest from Rongbuk Monastery.
  • Hiking to Everest Base Camp from Rongbuk
  • Visit to Pelkhor Monastery in Gyantse; the mysterious temple as the cultural symbol of Gyantse with 3 sects living under the same roof.

Day 01:Arrival in Lhasa from Kathmandu / Chengdu / Beijing.
Upon your arrival, transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel on bed and breakfast basis (B.B).

Day 02: Sightseeing in Lhasa
Visit Potala Palace for the whole morning, then walk on the Barkhor Street, a very interesting market in this traditional city.
Overnight at hotel on bed and breakfast basis (B.B).

Short Description:

  1. Potala Palace: Immerse yourselves into the Tibetan religion and sense the unique culture and it is wonderful to bask under the sunshine in Jokhang Monastery.
  2. Barkhor Street: Stroll around an interesting market featuring Tibetan, Nepalese local products where is the best place to buy souvenirs.

Day 03: Sightseeing in Lhasa
In the morning, we visit Jokhang Temple in the early morning when it is the best time to visit. Then in the afternoon visit Drepung Monastery, the ever largest monastery in Tibet. Later free time at your disposal.
Overnight at hotel on bed and breakfast basis (B.B).

Short Description:

  1. Drepung Monastery: the ever largest monastery with more than 10 thousand monks. Buddhist debates often occur there.
  2. Jokhang Temple: the spiritual center of Tibetan people. Every day, numerous Buddhists from every corner of Tibet come to burn incense to worship.

Day 04: Lhasa - Xigatse.
Drive to Xigatse, the second largest city in Tibet along the Brahmaputra River. While driving across the Ganba La highland (around 16000 feet), the Yamdrok Lake, several hundred meters below the road, will come into yours eyes. Upon arrival in Xigatse, visit Tashilumpo monastery.
Overnight at hotel on bed and breakfast basis (B.B).

Short Description:

  1. Appreciation of the Brahmaputra River along the road.
  2. Yamdrok Lake: A sapphire blue lake as one of the 3 holy lakes in Tibet will leave you gasp in admiration.
  3. Tashilumpo monastery: Painted in red and white, the buildings in the monastery stand closely together in terraced rows, offering a grand and majestic view.

Day 05: Xigatse - Xegar
Drive to Xegar, en route visit Sakya Monastery, a castle-shaped place in which lots of historic articles exhibited.
Overnight at Guesthouse on bed and breakfast basis (B.B).

Day 06: Xegar - Rongbuk Monastery (the highest monastery accross the world)
We drive over the Pang La (5150m) towards the main Himalayan range that give magnificent view stretching from Makalu to Shishapangma. Below the pass, as we turn the corner into the Rongbuk Valley, we can watch the charming view of Everest.
Overnight at Guesthouse on bed and breakfast basis (B.B).

Day 07: Rongbuk - Everest Base Camp
In the morning hiking to Everest Base Camp and back to Rongbuk Monastery.
Overnight at Guesthouse on bed and breakfast basis (B.B).

Day 08: Drive Rongbuk Monastery - Gyantse
Upon arrival, have a tour to Pelkor Monastery and Kumbum Stupa. Then we drive back to Shigatse for Overnight
Overnight at hotel on bed and breakfast basis (B.B)

Short Description:

  1. Gyantse: A modern county but traditional life sustained
  2. Pelkhor Monastery: Mysterious temple as the cultural symbol of Gyantse with 3 sects living under the same roof.

Day 09: Drive back to Lhasa.
Overnight at at hotel on bed and breakfast basis (B.B)

Day 10: Drive to Airport for your onward journey. Tashidelek!!

Includes
  • Airport - hotel - Airport transfer by private vehicle.
  • Transfer by car / Jeep with experienced driver during the tour.
  • An English speaking guide during the tour.
  • Tibet Travel Permits.
  • All entrance fees of sightseeing places mentioned in itinerary.
  • 09 nights twin sharing accommodation at hotel / Guesthouses on bed and breakfast basis (B.B).
  • All taxes
     
Excludes
  • Meals (lunch and dinner other than breakfast)
  • Any kind of drinks
  • Flight /train tickets
  • Chinese Visa
  • Personal expenses

Map of Experience 10 days Tour to Everest Base Camp from Lhasa

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