Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour from Nepal

Trip Fact

Trip Duration 8 Days
Destination Nepal
Trip Grade Easy
Transportation Private vehicle / By Air
Accomodation Hotel + Lodges
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Trip Style Tour
Meals Breakfast
Max. Altitude 5,364
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Trip Highlights

  • Free Cancellation
  • No Credit Card Fees on Booking Amount
  • Instant and Secured Online Booking System
  • Full Packages Trip with Tibet Entry Permit at Best Guaranteed Price
  • Beautiful view of places like Potala palace, Jokhand temple, Barkhor bazaar, Drepung monastery, Sera monastery, and many more.
  • Pass through the asphalted and long roads like Kora La pass and Kamba La, waterfalls, beautiful villages, and many more.
  • Touch three largest and most prominent towns, Lhasa, Gyantse and Shigatse, in Tibet region.
  • Great opportunity to view and understand Tibetan cultures and lifestyle of people living there.
  • Close view of Mt. Everest from north side.

Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour is the best touring opportunity for exploring around Tibet and Everest Base Camp regions. This tour encircles the sightseeing from Kathmandu to Tibet along with the beautiful Mount Everest from its base camp i.e. Mount Everest Base Camp. This tour is almost done from the north side of Nepal, as first, you will move to Tibet viewing the natural and man-made beauty on the way and then expedite Everest Base Camp. Amid this tour, the main attractions remain Lhasa, Gyantse, Shigatse, Ronbuk, Kerong, Kathmandu and most importantly Everest Base Camp (from northern lateral). For this tour, you will move from Nepal to Tibet, which is also an opportunity of watching the variations in two different countries.

Everest Base Camp Tour can be done from both Nepal and Tibet side. Everest Base Camp Tour Nepal is more famous than Everest Base Camp Tour Tibet. But with Everest Base Camp Tour Tibet, you will be able to explore some places of the Kathmandu valley, Lhasa, along with the beautiful eye-lures like Potala Palace, Barkhor Bazaar, Jokhang Temple, Sera Monastery (one of the best-preserved monasteries in Tibet), Drepung Monastery (one of the largest monasteries in the world with 10,000 monks), Pholkar monastery, Kumbum monastery, Panchen Lama’s Tashi Lhunpo Monastery, Kora La Pass (5,010m), Kamba La Pass (4,794m) and many more. Mount Everest view is the major among them. With Tour to Tibet Everest Base Camp, you will be able to stand on an extreme height of 5,150 meters (16,900 feet) which is the height of Everest Base Camp from Tibet side.

Everest Base Camp Tour Tibet vs Nepal

Everest Base Camp Tour Nepal and Tibet

Climbing Everest Base Camp Nepal (5364 meters/17,598 feet) gives the beautiful perspective on Himalayan ranges, for example, Mt Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Makalu, Amadablam, Gauri Shankar, and some more. The wonderful scene of the snow-capped landscape and Gokyo valley with its lakes and ice sheet scopes of Khumbu region likewise fills the eyes and heart of watchers. It equally offers the remarkable opportunity to review Tibetan and Sherpa societies, conventions, and way of life of individuals from close. Some of the easy treks and tours that can be done from the Nepal side are mentioned below:

Do I Need to Tip My Guide/Porter?

Tipping is normal - however not necessary - and shows an expression of gratitude of satisfaction with the general people who have helped you on your tour. There are a few times during the trek where there is a chance to tip the local guides or drivers you use. Recommendation for tipping guides/porters would range from 5 - 7 USD per individual for every day relying upon the quality and length of the service.

What Amount of Weight do I Allow My Porter?

We give one porter to every two explorers; your trekking equipment will be conveyed by the porter. The porters are permitted to convey maximum of 10 Kg for each traveler. The flight from Kathmandu to Lukla consider an individual weight limit of 5 Kg for hand baggage. Some of your baggage can be left in Kathmandu.

What Happens in the Case of Emergency?

In case of sickness or a loss, which we expect it won’t occur; you will be saved by a helicopter. If you stuck in any kind of problems request that your guide arrange a runner to the closest communication point and update our office about the necessity of a helicopter. While requesting the helicopter, it would be ideal if you send a name of the sick person and reliably give the exact location of the area from where the helicopter can carry you. Our guides will help you on this; don't leave your positioned point regardless of whether you are feeling better once you have called the helicopter.

Would We Be Able to Change The Itinerary?

Depending upon some random circumstance, you can modify in some measure after consulting with your guide. In any case, the date of your trek completion ought to consistently match with the original Itinerary. You should remember this trek is done probably in the most remote areas on earth, where any unexpected events may oblige you to bring changes in your Itinerary. In such cases, we or your guide will recommend the best substitute alike to your original Itinerary.

Is Altitude Sickness an Issue?

As Tibet is known as the Roof of the World it is one of the highest spots on the earth. Because of which numerous guests from lower altitude place may get affected by altitude sickness. Many people suffer minor impacts of altitude sickness just including loss of appetite, migraine, and tendency to have no vitality until their bodies fit in with the high altitude. This change can happen from a couple of hours and in a rare case for a couple of days. In the event that travelers do some basic arrangements before going to Tibet, the vast majority of the symptoms of altitude sickness can be avoided or maintained. We prescribe you to consult with your nearby doctor about AMS pills to help fight with altitude sickness. Your guide will be there to help you and help you all through the trek.

Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition is providing you various packages regarding Everest Base Camp Tours and Treks from the very beginning of the company. You can reach Everest Base Camp with NTA from both Nepal and Tibet side. You can have a brief perspective on both types of packages and select any of them as per your necessity and suitability. In this Tibet Tour from Kathmandu (Kathmandu to Tibet Tour), you will have Kathmandu to Lhasa flight, where you will first stop at taking rest for a while and round around for some days. It will take around 1 hour and 20 minutes for Kathmandu to Lhasa Flight Landing.

Outline Day to Day Itinerary:

  • Day 01:Arrival in Lhasa from Nepal
  • Day 02:Day - 3 : Sightseeing Tours in Lhasa
  • Day 04:Lhasa to Gyantse (3950m) 261km
  • Day 05:Gyantse to Shigatse (3900m)
  • Day 06:Shigatse to Ronbuk (4980m) 334km
  • Day 07:Ronbuk to EBC to Kerong
  • Day 08:Kerong to Kathmandu

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01:Arrival in Lhasa from Nepal Today is the first day of our tour. Early in the morning, we fly from Kathmandu and land at Lhasa Gonngar Airport. We further drive for 1 hour to our hotel in Lhasa and take rest there for acclimatization. Stay overnight at hotel.
  • Day 02:Day - 3 : Sightseeing Tours in Lhasa On this day, we visit different culturally and naturally beautiful places in Lhasa. Some places that we visit are Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Bazaar, Drepung monastery (one of the largest monasteries in the world with around 10,000 monks), Sera monastery (one of the best-preserved monasteries in Tibet), and many more. We have breakfast and roam around managing time for all places. We will have Tibetan food in their own style and get a close look at their cultures and traditions staying with them.
  • Day 04:Lhasa to Gyantse (3950m) 261km Today we drive from Lhasa to Gyantse. Gyantse is approximately 260.1 km far from Lhasa and will take about 5 hours to reach there. On the way, we pass from a very beautiful lake Yamadroke and pass through Kora La (5,010m) and Kamba La (4,794m). Kora La is a mountain pass between Tibet and upper Mustang which lies at the elevation of 4,660m (15,290 feet) and Kamba La is 307 Province Road in China which is asphalted and very continuous and long in length. The high mountains, hills and natural diversities are the major attractions while having this drive. Stay overnight at hotel.
  • Day 05:Gyantse to Shigatse (3900m) Early in the morning after having breakfast, we go for sight-seeing around Gyantse. It is the third largest and most prominent town in Tibet region. Here, we visit Pholkor and Kumbum monasteries which carry all cultural and historical importance. By the dusk, we will start travelling to our next destination of the day Shigatse which is approximately 93.2 km away from Gyantse and will take about 1 hour 55 minutes to reach there. This drive will offer you a very pleasant view of typical Tibetan countryside. Stay overnight at hotel.
  • Day 06:Shigatse to Ronbuk (4980m) 334km After having a light and hygienic breakfast, we will visit Panchen Lama’s Tashi Lhunpo monastery. Monastery carries huge historic and cultural importance mainly for Buddhists and it symbolizes peace and prosperity among all creatures. Then we drive to Xegar crossing over Gyatchula (a pass of 5,200m). Finally, we drive to Ronbuk through the beautiful Tibetan countryside. Reaching Ronbuk is followed by exploring Ronbuk monastery which is the highest monastery in the world. We spend our night at Guest House.
  • Day 07:Ronbuk to EBC to Kerong Finally, today comes the day when we will go upward to the Everest Base Camp. The path to the camp is covered with beautiful dense forests, lakes and many more attractive scenarios. We explore around the base camp and take lots of photographs for keeping memory. Then we march towards Ronbuk and finally drive to Kerong which will take approximately 4 to 5 hours to reach there. Stay overnight at hotel.
  • Day 08:Kerong to Kathmandu This day concludes our tour to Everest Base Camp from north side i.e. Tibet side. Today we first drive to Rasuwagadi Border where many border formalities are to be performed. After completing all the necessary formalities, we finally drive back to Kathmandu.

Cost Includes

  • All land transportation is accomplished by private van
  • One way flight to Lhasa and return by drive from tibet boarder
  • English speaking Tibetan guides
  • All permits including Tibet travel permit and EBC permit
  • Accommodation is done on twin sharing room basis
  • Regular hygienic breakfast
  • Sightseeing and monastery entrance fees as mentioned in itinerary

Cost Excludes

  • Any kinds of insurance
  • Lunch and Dinner
  • Personal expenses like drinks, tips, and gratitude, electronic batteries charges, etc
  • Any extra expenses which may occur due to natural calamities and other unpredicted circumstances
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Safety Guidelines for EBC Nepal and Tibet Tour

  • We prescribe you to experience our following guidelines and stay tune with the latest occurring.
  • Have at least 2 copies of Tibet Permit.
  • Keep your things appropriately.
  • When you feel awkward because of elevation change or have any inconveniences, report to your guide punctually.
  • Never rush to visit attractions shortly after you land in Lhasa.
  • Shop around however stay away from undue bargaining with road sellers and never purchase wildlife and obscure Tibetan herbal medication and fake items.
  • Take your cash and significant belongings with you all of the time.
  • Spend a couple of days in Lhasa for acclimation and dependably pursue a steady rising when making a trip to higher spots to avoid altitude sickness.
  •  Don’t consume heavy drinking and smoking.
  • Regard the religion, traditions and stay away from taboos in Tibet.
  • Give extraordinary consideration to alpine atmosphere, (for example, sunburn, unpredictable temperature change, and so forth.)
  • Keep vital drugs at the counsel of your physician.
  • Never travel alone around evening time or venture in unfamiliar places without informing your guide.
  • In many spots, cash is just accepted. Do prepare enough and take little change.
  • On the off chance of any emergency, report it to your guide immediately.
  • Try not to carry any documents or papers associated with Dalai Lama or free Tibet.
  • We likewise prescribe not to carry any guide book to Tibet.

Trek Gear List

No reason to carry pointless trekking hardware with you for Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour. The accompanying trekking equipment and gears are suggested before Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour. The vast majority of the trekking gears what you will need can be bought or rented in Nepal either in Kathmandu or Lhasa at modest cost. We will assist you with the fundamental plans. Aside from your day pack, all the gear will be conveyed by porter. There is an allowance of 15 kg for every individual. Extra personal things not required for the trekking some portion of the excursion can be put away in the extra space of lodging without additional expense.

Head: Sun cap or scarf Light balaclava or warm downy cap Sunglasses with UV security

Lower Body: Under Garments Hiking shorts Lightweight cotton long jeans Light and expedition weight warm bottoms Fleece or fleece pants (occasional) Waterproof (ideally breathable texture) shell pants

Feet: Thin, lightweight inward socks Thick, warm fleece climbing socks hiking boots with extra bands Camp shoes (sneakers or sandals) Gaiters for climbing in winter to the base camp

Chest area: T-shirts Light and expedition weight warm tops Fleece coat or pullover Fleece Wind-cheater coat, Waterproof (ideally breathable texture) shell coat down vest as well as coat

Hands: Lightweight gloves Heavyweight gloves or gloves with a waterproof shell external (seasonal)

Adornments: Sleeping pack evaluated to zero DC Headlamp (for example Pletzl Zoom) with extra bulbs and batteries Trekking Bags/Duffel sack Basic First Aid Kit Large plastic packs - for keeping things dry inside trek pack Day pack (roughly 2500 to 3000 cubic inches) Trekking Poles Water bottle (2) or camel pack Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers and so forth) Ear Plug (who realize a few people on gathering are wheezing)

Toiletries: 1 medium measured sized drying towel Toothbrush/toothpaste(ideally decomposable) Multipurpose soap (ideally decomposable) Deodorants Nail scissors Face and body cream Feminine cleanliness items Small mirror

Individual Hygiene: Wet wipes, Tissue/toilet roll Anti-bacterial hands wash

Additional items/Luxuries: Binoculars Novels Trail Map/Guide book Journal and Pen Pencils and little note pads Travel game, for example, chess, Ludo, scrabble modest bathing suits (for Kathmandu)

Climate Information During Lhasa EBC Tour

The climate in Tibet is like that of Mainland China, however with lower temperatures because of higher heights. Summers have warm days with solid daylight and cool evenings, however, summer days can even be cold at higher rises. Winters are cold yet there isn't too much snow. Lhasa appreciates much daylight even in winter. The greater part of Tibet encounters ice, at any rate, a half year of the year. Some high lakes are iced up from October to March. The climate fluctuates a lot from area to area. Lhasa is a perfect goal since it is in a valley area of lower elevation.

Visa Information

Flying out to Tibet requires a Chinese visa and a Tibet Travel Permit which can both be obtained in Kathmandu with the assistance of a travel organization (Tibet via Nepal). Chinese valid visa isn't equivalent to a Tibet Travel Permit. Those with a Chinese traveler visa still need to apply for a Tibet travel permit. The permit is as yet required for remote outside explorer making a trip to Tibet from region China. To get the permit you need to book a guide for your entire trek and pre-arrange private vehicle for excursions outside Lhasa. The trek outside Lhasa moreover requires additional permits which are arranged by the trekking agency you are going with.

Tibet VISA

It is very necessary for outsiders to have a VISA in order to enter a particular country. Tibet also requires one. For entering Tibet and wandering around, you will need a Chinese Visa along with your passport (and its copy), and TTP (Tibet Travel Permit). For this, you will have to apply to the Chinese Embassy and wait for some days. It may take 2 to 3 days to have your permit / VISA ready. Looking after a cost, according to Tibet Tourism Bureau, the cost of Tibet VISA is free. For this, you will have to pick up the itinerary from a travel agency and book a tour from them. Because the outsiders cannot have the Tibet Travel permit without a tour.

The requirement for Tibet VISA / Permit:

  • Color scan of valid passport
  • Color scan of a valid Chinese VISA
  • Name and detail of city of China from where you will enter Tibet
  • The job that you do in your native country
  • Itinerary detailing about the places where you want to visit in Tibet (from the Travel Agency)
  • Sending a deposit of permit cost

Where will the Tibet VISA be checked?

As soon as you will move from Nepal to Tibet, you will have to check in various stations. Some are:

  • Airports
  • Train stations
  • Gyirong Port (while entering Tibet from Kathmandu by overland)
  • Lhasa (while entering Tibet by train or plane)
  • Tuotuohe (while entering Tibet from Amdo by overland)
  • All the hotels in Tibet.
  • Visiting places like Jokhang Temple, Mount Everest, Mount Kailash, Pothana Palace, and so on.