Lhasa Everest Base Camp (EBC) Tibet Tour – 7 Nights 8 Days allows you to explore its natural and cultural beauties; people from all over the world often visit Tibet via different routes. People arrive in Lhasa either by flight or train from Mainland China or Kathmandu, Nepal. The 8 Days Tibet overland tour itinerary offers the tours in Lhasa with a scenic drive from Lhasa to Everest Base camp and returns to Lhasa to end the trip. Lhasa is Tibet's capital and the capital of Tibet's Autonomous Region. It contains two world heritage sites – the Potala Palace and Norbulingka Palace, which used to be the residences of the Dalai Lama. In addition, Lhasa has several significant Buddhist monasteries and temples. Jokhang and Barkhor bazaar are other attractions where you can see and get the popular restaurants to experience different Tibetan foods and shops to buy souvenirs.…
Lhasa Everest Base Camp (EBC) Tibet Tour – 7 Nights 8 Days allows you to explore its natural and cultural beauties; people from all over the world often visit Tibet via different routes. People arrive in Lhasa either by flight or train from Mainland China or Kathmandu, Nepal. The 8 Days Tibet overland tour itinerary offers the tours in Lhasa with a scenic drive from Lhasa to Everest Base camp and returns to Lhasa to end the trip.
Lhasa is Tibet’s capital and the capital of Tibet’s Autonomous Region. It contains two world heritage sites – the Potala Palace and Norbulingka Palace, which used to be the residences of the Dalai Lama. In addition, Lhasa has several significant Buddhist monasteries and temples. Jokhang and Barkhor bazaar are other attractions where you can see and get the popular restaurants to experience different Tibetan foods and shops to buy souvenirs. Moreover, Sera and Drepung monasteries can amuse you due to their debating dance and other aspects.
The distance from Lhasa to Everest Base Camp is 459 Kilometers, and you will have a rough drive of about 100 km from Tingri to Rongphu town or monastery. Everest’s Base Camp locates 3.6 KM South of Rongbuk Monastery at an altitude of 5200m (17060ft). You can not drive up to the Base Camp. You have to hike or trek from Rongbuk Monastery to the Base Camp for a couple of hours.
While choosing Lhasa Everest Base Camp (EBC) Tibet Tour – 7 Nights 8 Days, you will be able to explore the unique Shigatse town and further to Everest Base Camp. The North Face or The North Col of the Mt. Everest (8848m) can be visibly seen from the Everest Base Camp (EBC). To approach this scenic place, you will follow the itinerary from Lhasa to the nearest border between Nepal and Tibet. The trail separates from Tingri and follows the rough road to Rongbuk Monastery. The next day early in the morning, you will hike to EBC by walking or hiring a horse cart. After the devastating earthquake in April 2015, the road from the Kodari border has been frequently obstructed.
HimalayanWindows often organizes an eight-day Tibet overland tour itinerary with Private Small Group tours to EBC from Lhasa & If you want more adventure and a happy trek into Tibet’s highlands, we suggest you choose Mount Everest Advance Base Camp Trek, which is quite challenging but more fun.
Fly (1 Hr.) to LHASA over crossing over the highest Himalayan ranges of the world. Transfer and check-in to your hotel. Full rest for acclimatization- Hotel.
Two full-day sightseeing tours to LHASA including JOKHANG TEMPLE, BARKHOR BAZAAR, POTALA PALACE, and SERA & DREPUNG MONASTERIES. Overnight at the hotel.
Drive to Shigatse via Gyantse and Yamdroktso. Enroute visit Yamdroktso and Phalkhor and Khumbub stupa in Gyantse. Drive to Shigatse. O/N at hotel.
Early in the morning, we will leave for Ronghuk via Lhatse and Shegar. On the way, we will encounter a few high passes, Gyatso La, Gawu La, and Nyalam Passes. On the top of Gawu La, we will be able to witness the spectacular view of the Himalayan Ranges. We will follow the bumpy road to Rongbuk, it about 100 Km. O/N at guest house.
You will hike to Everest base camp either on foot or hiring horse cart, Explore around EBC and back to Rongbuk (4+4 KM) and drive back to Shegar. O/N at Guest house. [If time permits, drive to Shigatse].
Visit Tashilomphu Monastery; Explore around Shigatse and drive direct to Lhasa. O/N at Hotel.
Drive to Airport or Train station for the destination to either Kathmandu or China.
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Payment: 30% of the total tour cost is required as an advance deposit to confirm the tour with Himalayan Windows (HW). The remaining balance can be paid 3 days before the departure date. Payment can be made through Wire Transfer or Credit Card. We process your credit card payment securely and a bank fee is applicable.
Cancellation: For cancellations more than 30 days before the Tour Start Date, No Cancellation fee is charged. For cancellation from 29 calendar days up to and including 4 calendar days before the Tour Start Date, a charge of 30% of the total invoice amount is charged. For a cancellation occurring within 3 days of the date of travel or No Show shall be charged 100% of the total invoice amount. Learn more about Terms and Conditions.
Accommodation: Accommodation is in twin rooms in cities unless a special request is made for a single supplement with an additional fee. Accommodation is in twin or dormitory at lodges on the trek, especially in a peak season, it is difficult to find single/twin rooms in the mountains. Our main focus is to provide clean and safe rooms to our valued guests.
Meals: Basically, every package we offer includes breakfast; lunch, and dinner are provided based on the cost we offer on the tour. In Bhutan, every package is on a full board plan that includes Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. During the trek, we provide all meals and you will need to pay extra for drinking water and snacks.
Nepal Visa: Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Nepal needs to obtain a Nepal Visa. A Nepal Tourist Visa can be obtained on arrival and some countries need a visa before traveling to Nepal. Make sure your passport is valid for at least 6 months from the Tour Start Date. Make sure to obtain a multi-entries Nepal Visa if you are planning cross-country tours.
Bhutan Visa Clearance: Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Bhutan needs to obtain a Bhutan Visa Clearance before the travel to Bhutan. We obtain your Bhutan visa; you need to send your color-scanned clear passport copy. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the Tour Start Date. Before flying to Bhutan, a Visa Clearance will be sent to you from your tour operator, you have to print the clearance paper and show it at the Druk Air/Bhutan Airlines counter during the Check-in. The original visa would be stamped into your passport upon arrival at the Paro airport. Learn more about Bhutan travel info.
Tibet Group Visa (TGV): Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Tibet from Nepal needs to obtain a Tibet Group Visa (TGV) in Kathmandu through the help of a tour operator. Make sure to land in Kathmandu 3-4 working days before the travel date t process for TGV. If you are traveling from China, no TGV is required, a Chinese Visa & Permit are needed, though. Learn more about the Tibet entry procedure.
Nepal & Bhutan: Nepal and Bhutan share a climate from high mountains to low land sub-tropical plains and jungles. Both countries have similar weather and are ideal to visit at the same time of the year. March to April (spring) & October to December (autumn and early winter) are the best time to visit as the air is clean and fresh with sunny skies. January and February are colder and June, July, and August (summer) are monsoon seasons.
Tibet: The best time to visit Tibet is from April to October as the weather is warmer, fresh, and sunny skies. November to March are usually very cold, but still possible to visit if the route is not blocked by the snow, especially in the regions like Namtso, Everest Base Camp, Mount Kailash, etc.
HimalayanWindows advises bringing proper Travel Insurance to all travelers who are interested in traveling in the Himalayas. Travel Insurance is a policy that helps cover medical problems, emergency evacuation, theft, loss of belongings, last-hour tour/ticket cancellation, etc.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Tibet tour Where is Tibet? Tibet is situated in the South-West of China, also bordering Nepal, India, Burma, and Bhutan. The historical territory of Tibet would make it the world's tenth-largest nation. Tibet is under China's occupation and has been divided, renamed, and incorporated into Chinese Provinces. If China refers to Tibet, It means only part of historical Tibet, which it names China's Tibet Autonomous… Read More »