Kathmandu - Everest Base camp - Lhasa Tibet Tour - 12 days

Kathmandu - Everest Base camp - Lhasa Tibet TourMonasteries of Tibet, Medieval Kathmandu, Journey to Everest Base Camp Tibet, - the exhilarating Tibet tour with Lhasa Everest base camp - roof of the world!

Kathmandu Everest Lhasa overland tour : Amazing views of the Himalaya and the Tibetan landscape greet you on the overland drive from Kathmandu to Lhasa (The most beautiful picturesque highway in the world to drive). En route, visit Everest base camp - Rongbuk monastry, Shigatse, the second largest city in Tibet, site of the Tashihunpo monastery. The seat of the Panchen Lamas, Tashihunpo is a vast complex with a golden rooftops and impressive chapels. Although having suffered the ravages of man and time, Gyantse, our next stop, with it's unique Palkor Chode temple and Kumbum Chorten, offers a glimpse of an irretrievably lost era in some of the most extraordinary works of art found in all Tibet.

Take an exhilarating drive to Rombuk - 5000 mtr and a mere 7km below Everest Base Camp. The view from here is utterly spectacular! Rombuk is certainly the highest monastery in the world and its guesthouse offers very basic accommodation, but the views that surround us more than compensate - lie in bed and watch the moonlight illuminate the mountain. The monastery here was first built in 1902 by the Nyingma Lama and originally housed more than 500 monks. Today, only about 50 monks and nuns remain, sharing the same prayer hall but with separate residences. The nuns here are great fun and will be delighted to have you join their evening prayers. The energetic can make the 7km hike to Base Camp for a closer view of this magnificent mountain, for the rest pony carts are the go!.

In the mystical capital of Lhasa, there is ample time to explore the former home of the Dalai Lama, Potala Palace, Tibet's world famous resplendent landmark with over 1,000 rooms and 10,000 shrines. There is also Jokhang, Tibet's holiest temple with its priceless statues and frescoes, and the Norbulinka, or Summer Place, from which the present Dalai Lama fled in 1959. Shoppers mustnt miss the Barkhor, the bustling bazaar of old Lhasa which is right on the pilgrim's circumambulating route around Jokhang. Laden with souvenirs and memories of Tibet, you fly back to Kathmandu from Lhasa in a mountain flight that treats you to close-up views of the mighty Himalayas. This adventure begins and ends with two days in Kathmandu, with plenty of time for discovering the city's many attractions.

An outline itinerary Kathmandu to Lhasa tour with Everest base camp

Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu, Nepal check into hotel and rest
Day 02: Full day sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley ( world heritage sights), it should be Monday, Wednesday or Friday ( pick up Tibet visa)
Day 03: Drive to Zangmu, Nepal - Tibet border and transfer to Tibet [Naylam]
Day 04: LO - TINGRI Drive along the Bhote Koshi River through the Nyalam Pass. Excellent views of mountains along the way. O/N at Hotel.
Day 05: RONGBOK Early morning drive to Rongbok, by Land cruiser. O/N at Guest house / or at rongbuk monastry .
Day 06: Everest Base Camp excursion, from here the true grandeur of Everest’s sheer north face is visible. Overnight in Monastery or guest house.
Day 07: XIGATSE We drive to Xigatse city, the house of the famous Tashi Lhunpo Monastery, the seat of the Panchen Lama until his death in 1989. O/N at Hotel.
Day 08: GYANTSE After a morning visit to the Tashi Lhunpo Monastery, a short two hours drive to Gyantse, a small town that once served as the capital of a small kingdom. O/N at Hotel.
Day 09: LHASA A scenic drive through the Karo La Pass and Kamba La Pass with a very good views of the Yamdrok Tso Lake. Then you cross the mighty Brahmmaputra River to arrive in Lhasa. O / N at Hotel.
Day 10 - 11: LHASA: 2 days Sightseeing and excursion of the Potala Palace, the Jokhang Temple, surroundings of Bharkhor Market, Derapung and Sera Monasteries. O / N at Hotel.
Day 12: Final departure. Our Kathmandu to Lhasa overland trip with Everest base camp ends here.
[You have option to fly to Kathmandu or Chengdu or take train to Beijing or Xi'an of China]


Availability: Every week from April to Nov (weather permitted)

Style: Guided trip

Grade: Moderate - drive

Maximum elevation: 5200 mtr

Accommodation: 3 star standard Hotels included

Transport: Jeep / Car / Bus

Meals included: 11 breakfasts, 1 dinner

Note: Group joining basis trip, minimum 4 person in a trip if 2 or 3 person price will be revised. Departure every Thursday, Sunday, except special one

Trip Profile

  • 12 days Everest Base camp tour - Tibet overland from Kathmandu
  • 3 days in Kathmandu, sightseeing / excursion
  • 09 nights in Tibet visit Everest base camp - Rongbuk
  • 3 days in Lhasa city, sightseeing (Tibet tour)

Cost Includes

  • All land transportation
  • 2 Nights Accommodation in Kathmandu & 9 Nights in Tibet at a 3 star Hotel on bed & breakfast plan.
  • Tibeten Tour guide with their insurance, salary & meals.
  • 1 night cultural show & dinner.
  • Kathmandu city sightseeing with city tour guide.
  • Monastry entry fees in Tibet.
  • Tibet visa and permit fee.

Cost Excludes

  • International air fare
  • City sights entrance fees.
  • Bar bills & personal expenses.
  • International airport Tax.
  • Emergency rescue charges if necessary.
  • Extra shower, battery re-charge fee, snacks, etc.
  • Personal clothing & gears.
  • Tips to guide and driver.
  • Cost raised by cancellation, landslide, weather, political unrest, illness which are not under our control.

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