Kathmandu to Lhasa Everest Base Camp

Trip Fact

Trip Duration 8 Days
Destination Tibet
Trip Grade Moderate
Transportation Private vehicle / By Air
Accomodation Hotel + Lodges
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Trip Style Tour
Meals Breakfast
Max. Altitude 3650
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Kathmandu to Lhasa Everest Base Camp tour is the most popular to Tibet, and obviously offers you interesting and fantastic holiday as well as in-depth knowledge about the unique culture of the locals, their religions & lifestyles. Lhasa to EBC tour itinerary and cost details are as per as below.

This remote land, of culture, of wide-open spaces, gilt-roofed temples, and intricately decorated monasteries, is dominated by the ancient holy city of Lhasa. An aura of magic and mystery awaits you, with majestic views of the spectacular Himalayas, which also includes Mount Everest, visible from the Tibetan side.

The tour definitely offers you some of the most amazing landscapes, Tibetan villages, charming views of the Himalayas & much more. The tour provides ample opportunity to explore Lhasa, the Monasteries, and many small villages - the real Tibet, as well as the other places that we cross on the journey to Kathmandu.

We stay at least 3 full days in Lhasa tour, there you get lots of time for acclimatization & we have plenty of time to visit the city's main attractions which include the Potala Palace and the Jokhang Temple. As we leave Lhasa in our Toyota Land cruiser 4 wheel drive, we pass amazing countryside.

We stay in the best traditional hotels which offer their unique hospitality. You can observe further Buddhist monasteries in the towns of Gyantse & Shigatse. One of the main highlights of the Lhasa Tibet trip is a visit to Everest Base Camp. The spectacular views, beautiful landscape, and unique Buddhist tradition definitely offer you a memorable & pleasant journey as well as an experience you will remember for the rest of your life.

Outline Day to Day Itinerary:

  • Day 01:Kathmandu (1,300m) – Lhasa (3,650m) or Arrival in Lhasa from China
  • Day 02:& Day 03: Sightseeing Lhasa
  • Day 04:Lhasa – Gyantse (3950m) - Shigatse (3900m)
  • Day 05: Xigatse – Ronbuk (4980m) 334km
  • Day 06:Ronbuk – Everest BC – Shigatse (3900m)
  • Day 07: Shigatse to Lhasa (3600m) 351km
  • Day 08:Lhasa to Kathmandu or China

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01:Kathmandu (1,300m) – Lhasa (3,650m) or Arrival in Lhasa from China Today is the first day of our tour and we start it by our Himalayan flight from TIA to Tibet (Gongaar airport) (1 hour flight). Then, we drive to Lhasa by private jeep (1 hour drive). Finally, we board to the hotel and take rest.
  • Day 02:& Day 03: Sightseeing Lhasa Today, early in the morning, we start our tour. We visit the places like Potala Palace, Drepung Monastery, Jokhang, Sera Monastery, Norbulingka, Tibet museum, Ramoche temple, Chagpori, Zongjiao Lukang Park, Mindrolling Monastery, Nechung, Monument to the Peaceful Liberation of Tibet, Samye Monastery, Lalu Wetlands National Nature Preserve, Danjielinsi, Pabonka Hermitage, Meru Monastry, Anitsangkung Nunnery, Lhasa Great Mosque, Chuanzang Highway Monument, Lhasa center, Kundeling Monastery, Xiami Simi Chengxiuyuan, Norbulingka Zoo, Chimpu caves, Deji Luobu Children's Paradise, Jinxing Amusement Park, Tibet Library, Niangre Folks Garden, Kelsang Flowers Park, and Niangrexiang Gebula Culture Zangjia Paradise.
  • Day 04:Lhasa – Gyantse (3950m) - Shigatse (3900m) We drive to Gyantse via Yamadroke Lake and high passes: Kora LA (5,010m) & Kamba La (4,794m). Then, you will be provided moments for sight-seeing in Gyantse which includes places like Pholkor & Kumbum Monastery. We finally reach our hotel through the scenic drive to Shigatse(1.5hrs) through the typical Tibetan Countryside.
  • Day 05: Xigatse – Ronbuk (4980m) 334km Waking early in the morning, we visit Panchen Lama’s Tashilhumpu Monastery. Then drive to Xegar crossing over Gyatchula (a pass of 5,200m). Then we continue scenic drive to Ronbuk through the beautiful Tibetan countryside. Explore Ronbuk Monastery (highest monastery in the world). At night we check in to the Guest House.
  • Day 06:Ronbuk – Everest BC – Shigatse (3900m) On this day, we hike up to Everest BC and explore around. Then we return back to Ronbuk and finally drive to Shigatse O/N at Hotel.
  • Day 07: Shigatse to Lhasa (3600m) 351km Drive back to Lhasa from Shigatse and spend overnight at Hotel.
  • Day 08:Lhasa to Kathmandu or China Today ends our official tour, and we depart to Gonggar airport and fly back to Kathmandu or to China.

Cost Includes

  •  Private transportation by van
  •  Tibet travel permit and E.B.C. permit
  •  English speaking Tibetan guide.
  •  Accommodation on twin sharing room basis
  •  Sightseeing and monastery entrance fees as per our itinerary
  •  Daily breakfast.

Cost Excludes

  •  Lunch and dinner
  •  Insurance of any kind
  •  Personal expenses such as a drink, tips& etc.
  •  Any additional cost due to natural calamities and unforeseen circumstance
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  • Kathmandu to Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour
    United Kingdom

    Kathmandu to Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour


    Kathmandu to Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour was one of the best tours that I had gone to in my life. I observed varied cultures and architectures of China, and of course the north base camp of Mount Everest. The trip was unforgettable!

  • Kathmandu to Lhasa EBC Tour
    United States

    Kathmandu to Lhasa EBC Tour


    I had already climbed Mount Everest Base Camp from the Nepal side, and now I wanted to explore the base camp from the China side. And I did it with Kathmandu to Lhasa EBC tour. Oh yeah! I got the best experience of chilling air and mountainous topography. Thank you NTA team for letting me relish this to the next level!