Lhasa & EBC Tours in Tibet 12 Days
Lhasa - Everest Base Camp TourEverest Base camp via Lhasa Tour is exiting adventure of life time. Flying to Lhasa from Kathmandu or Fly back to Kathmandu from Lhasa is one of the scenic flight views of snow capes including the world’s highest mountain will be just below your air bus. You will visit main cities of Tibet Lhasa, Shigatse, Gyantse. Most popular monasteries like Potala palace, Jokhang, Sera, Drepung and Sakya. Passing through highest passes of over 5000 miters, scenery of the landscape, typical and rural villages, nomad and typical Tibetan peoples and high altitude lakes are another beauty of Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour.
Lhasa & EBC Tours in Tibet 12 Days
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu International Airport and transfer to the hotel.
Day 02: Day at Kathmandu. Visa preparation day.
Day 03: Kathmandu-Lhasa by flight 90 Min (3650 m/11972ft).
Day 04: Sightseeing in Lhasa (3650 m/11972ft).
Day 05: Sightseeing in Lhasa (3650 m/11972ft).
Day 06: Drive to Gyantse (3950m/12956ft) 265 km.
Day 07: Sightseeing of Gyantse & drive to Shigatse (3900 m / 12792 ft) 92km.
Day 08: Drive to Shegar (4150m/13612ft), visit Natang and Sakya Monastery en route 274 km.
Day 09: Drive to Rongbuk (5050 m/16564ft).Explore Everest Base Camp (5250m/17,220 ft)85 km.
Day 10: Explore Everest base Camp/ Overnight in Rongbuk.
Day 11: Drive to Zhangmu (2300m, 544ft) 245 km.
Day 12: Drive back to Kathmandu (1350m/4428ft)123km.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu International Airport. Transfer to the hotel and a brief description about the tour.
Day 02: Day in Kathmandu.
You will be processing for a Visa preparation. And rest of the day is free for you. Overnight stay in Kathmandu.
Day 03: Fly to Lhasa (90 mins fly) (3650 m/11972ft)
Early morning we decide to fly from Nepal, we get to enjoy around an hour long trans-Himalayan flight, considered to be one of the most beautiful air routes in the world. It takes us over Everest (8,848m), Kanchenjunga (8,536m) and other Himalayan peaks and glaciers. Overnight stay at Lhasa.
Day 04: Sightseeing in Lhasa (3650 m/11972ft)
We begin sightseeing in Lhasa after breakfast. We visit the beautiful Potala and Norbulingka Palaces. Built in the 17th century, Potala Palace provides amazing views of the entire city and houses the private quarters of the Dalai Lama, numerous grand state rooms and chapels. Norbulingka Palace is the summer palace of the Dalai Lama and houses what is considered to be the largest man-made garden in Tibet. Then, we visit the Tibet Museum, the official museum of Tibet, which has a permanent collection of around 1,000 artifacts related to the cultural history of Tibet. Overnight in Lhasa.
Day 05: Sightseeing in Lhasa (3650 m/11972 ft.)
After breakfast we visit Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Bazaar.Drepung Monastery, which was built in the 14th century, is believed to have sheltered around 10,000 monks in the past but as of now there has been quite a declination resulting in only a few hundreds. Sera Monastery is a preserved monastery of white-washed walls and golden roofs.Jokhang Temple is another important sacred site which unravels more deep-seated mysteries of Tibetan Buddhism.Visit Barkhor Bazaar(market),it is the nerve centre of Lhasa.Overnight in Lhasa.
Day 06: Drive to Gyantse (3950m/12956ft) 265 km
After breakfast, drive about 1.5 hours to visit Yamdrok Lake, one of three most famous holy lakes in Tibet. Drive ahead to Gyangtse, you will see Karola Glacier. At 5,560 m (18,241 ft) above sea level, and with an area of 9.4 sq km (3.6 sq mi).Visit the Palcho Monastery.
07: Drive to Shigatse (3900m/12792ft) -92km
Drive to the second largest city in Tibet - Shigatse. Finishing the visit in Palcho, go to climb up to the Dzong Fortress on which the Tibetan army used to fight against the British army's invasion during the early 20th century. From the top of the fortress, you can get a great panoramic views of Gyantse city.
Day 08: Drive to Shegar (4150m/13612ft), visit Natang and Sakya Monastery en route-274km.
Today we drive to Shegar. En route, visit Sakya Monastery which is divided into the south and north two parts by Trum River. It is of typical Mongol style built in mid-13th century by Phagpa. The elaborately decorated hall has rich brocades statues, and butter lamps and holds thousands of religious texts (sutras). It has over 10,000 volumes of Tibetan books on astronomy, medicine, calligraphy, and history.
Day 09: Drive to Rongbuk (5050m/16564ft). Explore Everest Base Camp (5250m/17,220 ft)85 km
We drive to explore Mt. Everest. We will stop to visit Rongbu Monastery which is the highest monastery (16,500 ft) in the world en-route to Mt. Everest. When you get there, you must be convulsing by spectacular views of Cho Oyu, Lhotse, Makalu, and of course Everest, known as Chomolungma in Tibet. Overnight Stay.
Day 10: Explore Everest base Camp.Overnight in Rongbuk.
We explore Mt. Everest. Everest is shining like a goddess in the sunglow. Overnight stay at a Rongbuk.
Day 11: Drive to Zhangmu (2300m/7544 ft)245 km.
Drive back to Zhangmu ( Nepal China Border). Overnight stay at Zhangmu. This is your last day at Tibet side.
Day 12: Drive to Kathmandu (1350m/4428ft) 123km.
After breakfast drive back to Kathmandu around 5 hours drive.
Trip Length: 12 Days
Tour type: cultural, historical and adventurous
Max altitude: 5,250m/17,220 ft
Best Season: Spring ,April and May/June, July and August
Tour Name: Kathmandu - Lhasa - EBC - Kathmandu
Flight: Kathmandu – Lhasa
Trip region: Tibet via Nepal
- Private transportation by jeep.
- Tibet travel permit,Chinese Visa and EBC Permit
- English speaking Tibetan guide.
- Accommodation on twin sharing room basis at Kathmandu and sharing dormitories at Tibet side.
- Sightseeing and monastery entrance fees as per our itinerary
- Daily breakfast and all lunch and dinner durig the trekking.
- All Govenment and service charges
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
- Air Ticket Kathmandu - Lhasa (One way)
- Nepal re-entry visa fee
- Insurance of any kind
- Photography charge
- Airport taxes
- Personal expenses such as a drink, tips & etc.
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