Tibet Tour with Everest Base Camp (North)

Start your trip with a tour of historic Lhasa the capital of Tibet before continuing overland though the Himalayas to Everest Base Camp North. Visit the famous palaces and monasteries of Lhasa while you acclimatize for a few days before heading to the historic city of Gyantse which is known for its ancient fort and beautiful wall of '100,000' murals. We continue onward from Gyantse to Shigatse and New Tingri through the beautiful Tibetan countryside. We will leave the Friendship Highway at New Tingri and head directly towards the base camp of Everest. Unlike the base camp for Everest in Nepal used to climb the south face of the mountain you can drive almost directly to the Everest Base Camp in Tibet which is used to approach the summits north face. Enjoy a night in Rongbuk whose famous monastery is said to be the world's highest. In the morning you can spend a few hours walking up to Everest Base Camp and enjoying the spectacular scenery before we need to return to the Friendship Highway and the village of Nyalam for the evening. On the last day we leave Tibet and enter Nepal as we head to Kathmandu our final destination.

    What's Included?

  • Private transportation
  • English speaking Tibetan Guide
  • Accommodation on twin sharing room basis except guest houses
  • Daily breakfast
  • Everest base camp entry permit
  • All Monastery entry fees as per your itinerary
  • Tibet travel permit
Note: Minimum 2 persons

Day 1 - Lhasa

Altitude: 3,650m / 11972 ft

We will pick you up at the airport in Lhasa with the reminder of the day available for rest and overnight at a hotel in Lhasa.

Day 2 and 3 - Lhasa

Altitude: 3,650m / 11972 ft

Enjoy two full days of sightseeing in Lhasa. The tour includes visiting Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple & Barkhor Bazaar, Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery.

Day 4 - Lhasa to Gyantse

Altitude: 3950m / 12956ft
Driving: 251 km / 150 miles

We will pick you up in the morning for an early start to Gyantse. On the way you will get to see the fantastic blue waters of Yamadroke Lake and cross over the high passes of Kora LA (5,010m) and Kamba La (4,794m).

Day 5 - Gyantse to Shigatse

Altitude: 3,900m / 12792ft
Driving: 90 km / 46 miles

We will spend the morning sightseeing around Gyantse before making the relatively short drive to Shigatse otherwise known as Xigatse where we will spend the night.

Day 6 - Shigatse to New Tingri

Altitude: 4,100m / 13448ft
Distance: 270 km / 162 miles

We will spend the morning visiting the giant Tashilhunpo Monastery in Shigatse and then after lunch continue our journey over Gyatchu La (a pass of 5,200m) to New Tingri.

Day 7 - New Tingri to Rongbuk

Altitude: 4980m / 16334ft
Distance: 90 km / 46 miles

This morning we leave the Friendship Highway and head directly towards the Everest Base Camp. You can spend the late afternoon exploring the Rongbuk monastery said to be the world’s highest and in direct view of Everest.

Day 8 - Rongbuk to Everest Base Camp to Nyalam

Altitude: 5150m / 16728ft
Distance: 220km / 132 miles

Spend the morning walking up to Everest Base Camp and enjoying the fantastic views before heading back to the Friendship Highway via Lulang La (5,050m) a high pass with great views of Xishapagma (8,212m) and Cho Oyu (8,201m). We spend the night in Nyalam.

Day 9 - Nyalam to Kathmandu

Altitude: 3700m / 12136ft
Distance: 123km / 74 miles

Leaving the village of Nyalam we cross the Nepal border and after changing vehicles we continue on a scenic drive through the foothills of the Himalayas to Kathmandu.

    Exclusions

  • Lunch & Dinner
  • Train or Air fare of any sectors
  • Insurance of any kind
  • Natural or political disturbance which beyond our control...
  • Personal expenses such as drinks, tips, porter charge etc.


    Cancellation Policy

  • Prior to 90 days: full refund (minus deposit)
  • 90-60 days: 80% refund
  • 60-30 days: 50% refund
  • 30-15 days: 25% refund
  • We’re sorry, but trips cancelled within the last 15 days before your arrival are non-refundable.
  • Deposits are non refundable
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