Lhasa EBC Tour and Trek (10 Days)

The Lhasa Everest Base Camp tour will offer magnificent views of the fantastic Himalayas including Mount Everest.  Be Enchanted by this far-flung land with it’s unique culture, extensive open spaces, decorated, temples and monasteries.

We will begin the trip sightseeing in Lhasa and then go around stunning Potala as well as Norbulingka Palaces which are built in the 17th century. The famous Potala Palace,the personal quarters of the Dalai Lama, will offer a view of the entire city.  Visit Drepung Monastery built around 14th century, said to have protected approximately 10,000 monks in the past. Sera Monastery is another conserved monastery with white-washed walls as well as golden roofs. We will visit Jokhang Temple, a sacred place which consists of deeper secrecy of Tibetan Buddhism. We stroll all the way through Barkhor Bazaar, the centre of Lhasa. Today, we will drive to Gyantse. Enroute, we will go by the Khamba La Pass lying at 4,794m. Here we can see the splendor of the Yamdrok Tso (Lake) which is counted among the three major holy lakes in Tibet and the striking glacier, Nazin Kang Sang. Next it’s through another pass, the Karo La Pass (5,045m). We visit the Everest Base Camp (5,250m). On the way, enjoy views of grand mountains like Shishapangma (8,013m), Cho Oyu (8,201m) and the massive Everest (8,848m) also identified as Mt. Chomolongma lying in the Tibetan side. Reach the base camp of Mt. Everest which is dry and desolate.

With Third Eye Adventure, you have the opportunity to view the natural riches and discover the beautiful art and architecture from this ancient land.  Feel the natural tranquility and cultural beauty of this wonderful tour.

Trip Overview

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Detail Itinerary

Day 01:  Arrival in Lhasa (3,650m)
From Nepal, we will arrive in Lhasa or via main land of China. Taking up Flight from Nepal we can get pleasure from a striking Himalayan scene. We will fly over Everest (8,848m), and other stunning peaks as well as glaciers. And choosing to fly from Lhasa by mainland China, we will fly from the main Chinese towns or take the world’s uppermost train way to Lhasa. As soon as you arrive in Lhasa, and then we will drive to our chosen hotel in Lhasa.  Overnight in Lhasa.

Day 02:  Lhasa sightseeing
We will today begin sightseeing in Lhasa and then go around stunning Potala as well as Norbulingka Palaces which are built in the 17th century. The famous Potala Palace will offer the view of entire city plus houses various majestic state rooms, the personal quarters of the Dalai Lama. Similarly, we will visit Norbulingka Palace, the summer fort of the Dalai Lama. Next, we will make a tour to the he Tibet Museum which holds a lasting set of roughly 1000 objects related to the history of Tibet. Overnight in Lhasa.

Day 03:  Lhasa Sightseeing
After finishing our breakfast we will visit Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple, Sera Monastery, and Barkhor Bazaar.  Drepung Monastery built around 14th century is supposed to have protected approximately 10,000 monks in the past. Sera Monastery is another conserved monastery with white-washed walls as well as golden roofs. Similarly, we will visit Jokhang Temple, a sacred place which consists of deeper secrecy of Tibetan Buddhism. We stroll all the way through Barkhor Bazaar, the centre of Lhasa. Overnight in Lhasa.

Day 04:  Lhasa to Gyantse (3,950m)
Today, we will drive to Gyantse. Enroute, we will go by the Khamba La Pass lying at 4,794m. Here we can see the splendor of the Yamdrok Tso (Lake) which is counted among the three major holy lakes in Tibet and the striking glacier, Nazin Kang Sang. In a little while, we come transversely through another pass, the Karo La Pass (5,045m). Before reaching Gyantse, we can get pleasure from vistas of huge glaciers falling down. In Gyantse, we make a trip to the Khumbum Stupa, Gyantse Dzong, Phalkot Monastery and more. Overnight in Gyantse.

Day 05:  Gyantse to Shigatse (3,900m)
After breakfast, we will drive to Shigatse, the second biggest capital in Tibet. In Shigatse, we go around the admired Tashilhunpo Monastery founded by Gendun Drup who was the first Dalai Lama in 1447.  Overnight in Shigatse.

Day 06:  Shigatse to Rongbuk (5,000m)
After breakfast, we depart from Shigatse for Rongbuk. En route, we make a trip to the Sakya Monastery, the inherited temple of the Sakyapa cult of Tibetan Buddhism. We will then continue to drive to Rongbuk. Here, we go around the Rongbuk Monastery situated at the base of the great Everest and is the tallest monastery in the world. Overnight in Rongbuk.

Day 07:  Rongbuk to Lhasa with a visit to the Everest Base Camp
We depart from Rongbuk to visit the Everest Base Camp (5,250m). On the way, we will get pleasure from amazing views of lofty mountains like Shishapangma (8,013m), Cho Oyu (8,201m) and the massive Everest (8,848m) also identified as Mt. Chomolongma lying in the Tibetan side. Today is the important day of our trip to reach the base camp of Mt. Everest which is dry and desolate. Then we will return to Lhasa.  Overnight in Lhasa.

Day 08:  Final Departure
On this day, our airport representative will drive to airport and bid goodbye.  Fly from Lhasa to Kathmandu airport, a Third Eye Adventure representative will meet you at the airport and return you to your Kathmandu hotel where your tour will finish.

Note of above Itinerary:

B = Breakfast

L = Lunch 

D = Dinner

Above itinerary can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements. Please let us know whether you would like to make a shorter or longer. We will follow accordingly.

Day 01:  Arrival in Lhasa (3,650m)

Day 02:  Lhasa sightseeing

Day 03:  Lhasa Sightseeing

Day 04:  Lhasa to Gyantse (3,950m)

Day 05:  Gyantse to Shigatse (3,900m)

Day 06:  Shigatse to Rongbuk (5,000m)

Day 07:  Rongbuk to Lhasa with a visit to the Everest Base Camp

Day 08:  Final Departure

 

Trip Start Dates

We will organise this trip on the dates requested by you. Please contact us today for a customised departure date.
Please note the China closes Tibet in the month of March.

 

Whats Included/Excluded

Cost Includes

  • Airfare return Kathmandu to Lhasa
  • Tibet Visa Fee (US$ 175 for US National & US$ 85 for Other National)
  • Twin sharing accommodation as per the itinerary on BB basis (Bed and Breakfast)
  • English speaking Tibetan Guide
  • Transportation as per the itinerary by necessary vehicle mention above
  • Entry fee of mention places
  • Tibet Travel permits
  • Service of porter while crossing Friendship Bridge
  • Portable Oxygen Cylinder in Vehicle

Cost Excludes

  • Travel Insurance
  • Lunch and Dinner in hotel OR restaurant
  • Nepal re-entry visa fee
  • Liquor beverages (hard and soft drinks)
  • Expenses of personal nature, phone calls, laundry etc
  • Gratuity to staff
  • Services of Porter and other vehicles in between in case of landslides and other natural calamities beyond our control and expenses incurred during rescue services
  • Services not mentioned herein

 

Pricing Per Person

Tibet has a strict policy of a minimum of two persons required for entry visa. If you are a solo traveller, let us know and we an attempt to find someone to share the visa.  The more people joining your trip the cheaper it becomes, so why not grab a few friends and bring them along.

  • 2-4 People – $2690
  • 5+ People – $2490

 

Additional Information

Our website contains as much information as possible about this trip. However, if you wish to discuss any aspect of this trip or your suitability for it please  contact us at [email protected] or If you want to talk to us directly feel free to call us at: +977-9851175534

 

Trip Summary
Price From $2690

Duration: 14 Days

Accommodation: Hotel

Meals: Breakfast in Nepal & Tibet

Transportation: Private Car, Bus, Plane

Best Time: Apr-May, Sep-Nov 

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