Lhasa EBC Tour and Trek - 8 days

Duration: 8 Days   |  
  • Destination: Tibet
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate
  • Style: Trekking and Tour
  • Transportation: Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Trekkers Hut
  • Group Size: 2 to 20
  • Max Altitude: 5200m

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.

Highlights

  • Tibet's most popular monasteries, pristine lakes, glaciers, rivers, farming valleys and breathtaking scenic mountain views.
  • Drive to Everest basecamp in Tibet side at the height of 5250m
  • Chance to observe Lhasa's daily lifestyle.
  • Highland long drive for multi days including Lhasa, Gyantse, Shigatse and Rongbuk.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01Fly to Lhasa from Kathmandu.
  • Day 02Lhasa sightseeing
  • Day 03Lhasa Sightseeing
  • Day 04Lhasa to Gyantse.
  • Day 05Gyantse to Shigatse.
  • Day 06Shigatse to Rongbuk.
  • Day 07Rongbuk to Lhasa with a visit to the Everest Base Camp
  • Day 08Final Departure

Inclusion

  • 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
  • Travel Insurance
  • Lunch and Dinner in hotel OR restaurant
  • 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
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