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Kathmandu- Lhasa-Everest Base Camp

7 Days

Trip Info

  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Spring (Apr. to Jun) Autumn (Sep. to Nov.)
  • Jeep, Van, Bus
  • 5,200 meters (17,060 feet)
  • 5-15
  • Hotel
  • Good Physical condition required
  • Cultural

Overview

This tour takes you on an unforgettable journey through Tibet, starting with exploration of Lhasa’s iconic landmarks like the Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple. You’ll then venture into the breathtaking Himalayas, visiting Shigatse, Gyantse, and finally reaching Everest Base Camp, where you’ll be captivated by the awe-inspiring views of Mount Everest. After crossing the Gyirong Border into Nepal, you’ll conclude your adventure with a scenic drive back to Kathmandu, cherishing the memories of your cultural and natural exploration in the Roof of the World.

Trip Highlights

  • Lhasa Exploration: Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Lhasa, visiting iconic landmarks such as the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and Barkhor Street.
  • Spiritual Journey: Experience the spiritual ambiance of Tibetan Buddhism with visits to Sera Monastery and Drepung Monastery, where you can witness unique monk debates and immerse yourself in centuries-old traditions.
  • Scenic Drive: Enjoy scenic drives through the Himalayan landscape, passing through picturesque towns like Gyantse and Shigatse, with stops at historic monasteries and stunning vistas along the way.
  • Mount Everest Encounter from Tibet side: Stand in awe at Everest Base Camp, surrounded by the towering peaks of the Himalayas, including the world's highest mountain, Mount Everest. Capture breathtaking views and witness the raw beauty of the Khumbu Icefall.
  • Cross-Border Adventure: Experience the thrill of crossing the Nepal-Tibet border at Gyirong, marking the end of your Tibetan journey and the beginning of a scenic drive back to Kathmandu.

Itinerary

Scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa, Tibet and Transfer to Hotel.

Visit the iconic Potala Palace, the former winter residence of the Dalai Lama (3,700 meters).
Explore Jokhang Temple, the holiest temple in Tibetan Buddhism, located in the heart of Lhasa's old town (3,650 meters).
Wander around Barkhor Street, a lively market surrounding Jokhang Temple, offering traditional Tibetan crafts and souvenirs.

Explore Sera Monastery, known for its unique debates among monks in the courtyard (3,700 meters).
Visit Drepung Monastery, once the largest monastery in Tibet and an important center of learning (3,800 meters).
Optional: Explore Norbulingka Palace, the former summer residence of the Dalai Lama.

Depart from Lhasa and drive to Gyantse (approximately 8 hours).
Visit Pelkor Chode Monastery and Kumbum Stupa. Continue the drive to Shigatse (approximately 1.5 hours).
Check into your hotel in Shigatse .

Depart from Shigatse and drive to Everest Base Camp (approximately 8-9 hours).
Enjoy scenic views of the Himalayas along the way.
Arrive at Everest Base Camp (5,200 meters).
Explore the surroundings and take in breathtaking views of Mount Everest and the Khumbu Icefall.

Depart from Everest Base Camp and drive to the Gyirong Border also known as Gyirong Port or Gyirong Border, is located near the Nepal-Tibet border.

Cross the border into Nepal and continue the drive to Kathmandu (approximately 7-8 hours).
Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel.

Cost Info

Cost Inclusive

  • Accommodation: Hotel accommodations
  • Transportation: Overland transportation through the journey
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner. However you have a choice .
  • Guided Tours: Most Services of a knowledgeable tour guide who will provide insights into the history, culture, and attractions of the region.
  • Entrance Fees: Entrance fees to certain attractions, monasteries, and cultural sites as per itinerary.
  • Permits and Documentation: Necessary permits required for traveling in Tibet.
  • International Flights: Kathmandu to Lhasa flight
  • Chinese Visa Fees

Cost Excluded

  • Personal Expenses: Expenses for personal items, such as souvenirs, laundry, phone calls, and alcoholic beverages.
  • Travel Insurance: It is recommended to have comprehensive travel insurance coverage for the trip.
  • Gratuities: Tips for guides, drivers.

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Kathmandu- Lhasa-Everest Base Camp