Tibet Everest Base Camp tour can be visited by overland and combined with a day excursion hike. The proposed Everest Base Camp tour package also includes visiting main attraction of southern central Tibet, along the journey- first travelers allow comprehensive guided sightseeing tour in Lhasa city. This covers outstanding Potala Palace, Bharkhor Tibetan Market and other major spots of around. Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour is the most popular journey among visitors for roof of the world. Together Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour allows travelers to encounter typical local cultural, historic and natural attractions of Himalayan door to door.
Tibet Everest Base Camp tour includes all the important places of interest in southern central Tibet-wonderful Rongbuk Monastery and Mt Everest Base Camp. The entire Tibet Everest Base Camp tour begins after flying in to Lhasa from Kathmandu, Chengdu or Beijing OR arriving by train to Lhasa as per convenience linked route. Up on arrival there you will allow for rest at hotel and from next day commences your tour following exploration visit with cultural and historic sites of Lhasa, Shigatse, Gyantse, Rongbuk Monastery and Mt. Everest Base Camp. A short excursion to Everest Base Camp visit, enjoys awe-inspiring views and join for onward journey.
Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour-comprises with adventure journey in roof of the world- travelers will be encountering new cultural destinations day by day. The challenging high passes, Turquoise Lakes, nomad cultural experience and visiting Potala Palace, Norbulinkha Dalai Lama’s retreat palace, Jokhang Temple, Bustling Bharkhor Market, Khumbum Monastery and many more….with spectacular views of the snow capped Himalayan panorama.
Duration: 10 days package
Activities: Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour.
Maximum altitude: 5200m
Best season: Apr/ May/ June/July/August/ Sep/ Oct
Trip starts/Ends: From Lhasa & end in Kathmandu or Kathmandu & end in Lhasa.
Accommodations: Hotel / Guest House
Transport: Jeep for private tour or Mini bus for group joining basis, necessary transportation depends on group size – Car/Jeep/van/bus/ to and from starting and ending point transfer.
Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour Package
Day 01: Flight Kathmandu - Lhasa, transfer to the airport for the flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa on Air China. This one hour trans Himalayan Flight will give you an opportunity to have an aerial view of the Mt. Everest and other Himalayan Peaks (weather permitting). Arrival at Gonggar airport around 13.30 hrs. local time. After clearing immigration and customs it will be a two hour drive to cover the 93 km. to Lhasa which is situated at an altitude of 3650 meters (13,000ft). Upon arrival we check in at the hotel, right in the heart of the old city.
OR arrive in Lhasa via main land of China by flight or by train, you will be met our official representative up on arrival then transfer to hotel for rest.
Day 02/03: Sightseeing, during these three days in Lhasa we visit the Potala palace, Drepung and Sera monasteries, the Norbulinkha and of course the famous Jokhang temple including the surrounding Barkhor cultural market.
Day 04: Lhasa - Gyantse, you begin your overland adventure with a full day drive to Gyantse. Along the way you cross the Kamba la (4794m) and the Karo la pass (5010m), both grant spectacular views. After the Kamba la you come to Yamdrok tso, also known as the Turquoise Lake. You'll want to have your camera ready. Altitude 3900 m.
Day 05: Gyantse - Shigatse, this will be a busy day. In the morning visit Gyantse stupa and monastery followed by a two hour drive to Shigatse. Here see the giant Buddha in the famous Tashilumpo monastery. The seat of the Panchen Lama. Altitude 3800m.
Day 06: Shigatse -Lhatse, the journey today brings you over two high passes with fine views. For lunch we stop in the small town of Lhatse. Depending on how much time we spend during the morning in Shigatse we might stay overnight in Lhatse. Altitude 4350m/4000m.
Day 07: Lhatse - Rongbuk, begins with the Tsho La (4500m) and ends with the spectacular view of Mt. Everest from Rombuk monastery. Relax tonight and stroll around the monastery. Altitude 5050m., O/n at hotel.
Day 08: Rombuk - Lao Tingri, get up early and start the 2-3 hour leisurely walk (one way) to the base-camp (5200m) itself. You should return early afternoon to head to Lao Tingri. Lao Tingri is a small Tibetan town that offers the best view even from a toilet that you’re unable to experience from anywhere in the world. Altitude 4200m, O/n at hotel.
Day 09: Lao Tingri - Kerung. make sure you have some photos left for the panoramic view of the Himalayan range as you cross the many pass (5050m). In the evening relax in Kerung
Day 10: Kerung - Kathmandu,
Tour Cost: Contact us.
Single Supplement: Contact us.
Visa: US $ 58.00 for other nationalities, US $ 140.00 for Americans.
However, if visa has to be issued within days, emergency charges will be US$ 85 & US$ 175.00 net per pax will applicable which is over & above normal visa fee.
Flight Cost: US $ 555.00 Per Person (KTM-LXA) Subject to change
US $ 555.00 Per Person (LXA -KTM) Subject to change
Tour Cost Includes
- Lhasa Airport or Train Station Pick up & drop.
- All necessary permits for Tibet Tour.
- Guided sightseeing in Lhasa city around and EBC.
- Necessary entrance fees as per package.
- Necessary ground transportation as per package.
- Accommodation at hotel in Lhasa and other places.
- Well trained English Speaking Tibetan Guide along the tour.
Tour Cost Excludes
- Air fare OR train to Lhasa and from.
- China Group Visa Fees.
- Nepal reentry visa fee.
- Meals-lunches & dinners during hotel stay in Tibet tour.
- Drinks-Refreshments, caned-bottled/alcohol/beer.
- Tips for-hotels, restaurants staffs, guide and driver, etc.
- Photography charges at monasteries/palaces/sites.
- Insurance & emergency rescue charge, cancel or shorten down the tour due to unavoidable circumstances-weather, altitude sickness, or any political unrest refund will not be made.
Please note that agency is not responsible for extra costs due to Landslides, road blockage and other such weather related problems.
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