Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour

You can see glacier with beautiful views of Mt. Everest from Base Camp.

This tour covers the major places in Lhasa City: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor street, Drepung and Sera monastery, and you can see Yamdrok Lake is one of the biggest and beautiful lake in Tibet. Yamdrok means turquoise in Tibetan language. In fact, the lake looks exactly as beautiful as turquoise blue during the good weather days.

This freshwater lake, unlike other Tibetan lakes, is sweet and non-saline, extending for 624 sq. km., in the shape of two pincers of a large scorpion. You can have a stop on its bank and enjoy photography here and then you can see glacier with beautiful views of Mt. Everest from Base Camp, the highest mountain in the world. 

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Lhasa arrival (3650m)
Fly to Gongkar Airport. Transfer to Hotel in Lhasa.

Day 02: Lhasa
Visit Potala palace, Jokhang temple & Barkhor Bazar.

Day 03: Lhasa
Visit Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery.

Day 04: Lhasa – Shigatse (3900m) via Gyantse 
Drive to Shigatse via Yamdrok Lake and Gyantse.

Day 05: Shigatse – Everest Base camp (5200m)
Visit Tashilunpo Monastery and leave for Everest Base Camp

Day 06: Everest Base Camp – Shigatse (3900m)
In the morning, sunrise of Everest Peak (weather permitted) and then visit Rongbu Monastery.

Day 07: Shigatse – Lhasa
Drive back to Lhasa via Yalong Valley.

Day 08: Departure
Free till departure. Transfer to airport, fly to onward destination.

Day 1: Arrive in Lhasa
Fly to Lhasa airport and transfer to Lhasa (95 km - It takes approx. 2 hours to Lhasa through the Yerlung Tsangpo and the Lhasa Kyichu River).

Day 2: Lhasa Tour
After breakfast, visit Potala palace, the seat of both religion and politics in Tibet. It was built in the 7th century by Tibetan king Songtsen Gampo and later renovated by the 5th Dalailama in the 17th century.  Afternoon visit Jokhang Temple and Barkhor market, this is the holiest shrine in Tibet and houses of golden statue of the Shakyamuni Buddha which was brought to Tibet by the Chinese princess Wenchen.

Day 3: Lhasa Tour
After breakfast, visit Drepung monastery, which is the largest Monastery of the Gelugpa sect in Lhasa, which was built in 1416 by Jamyang chojie a disciple of Tsongkhapa. Afternoon visit Sera monastery located in north of Lhasa city, It was built in 1419 by Jamchen Choeji, a disciple of Tsongkhapa, the founder of the Gelugpa sect. Sera monastery is one of the three major monasteries of yellow sect in Tibet.

Day 4: Lhasa- Shigatse via Gyantse 360km
In the morning, drive from Lhasa to Shigatse .On the way, drive over the Gampala pass (4790 m), and you will have a glimpse of Yamdrok lake (4400m) .The Lake is surrounded by many snow-capped mountains and in the distance you can have spectacular views of Holy Mount Nyenchen Khangsar, (7191m) the highest mountain near Lhasa.

Later, we will pass and enjoy the Korola Glacier on the roadside; At Manak Dam Lake, you can hang pray flag at Simila Mountain Pass; and then, we will arrive in Gyantse, historically Tibet's third largest city (after Lhasa and Shigatse).In Gyantse, we will visit the famous Pelkor Monastery and Gyantse Kumbum and enjoy the Far view of Gyangtse Fortress.

After one and a half drive, we arrive in Shigatse, which is the second largest city in Tibet. In Shigatse, we may visit traditional Barley Mill and view the landscape of Barley Field (in summer).

Day 5: Shigatse (3900m) to Everest Base Camp (5200)
In the morning, we will visit the home of Panchan Lama - Tashilunpo Monastery. Then, we’ll leave Shigatse after getting your Alien’s travel permit, and then drive to Lhatse, it is a small town where you can have lunch.

After that, we will pass Tsola Pass(4600M), and Gyatsola Pass(5248M). Shortly after we enter Mt. Everest National Nature Reserve, tourists can enjoy the panorama of Himalaya at Gawula Pass (5198m).Then we drive along the New zigzag road to Everest Base Camp(5200m). You can get closer to gazt at the Mt. Everest peak. The sunset of golden Everest peak if time and weather permits at the lodging area.

Day 6: EBC (5200m) and return to Shigatse (3900m)
In the morning, you can see the sunrise of Everest Peak if weather permits at the lodging area. Then we will visit the Rongbu Monastery - the unique highest monastery with nuns and monks living together and later trek from lodging place to EBC (4kms, or take Eco bus). You can visit the Everest Base Camp and take the close-up shot of Mt. Everest. Finally, we will drive back to Shigatse.

Day 7: Shigatse (3900m) to Lhasa (3650m)350km
Today, we will drive back to Lhasa by following Yalong Valley. You can stand on the viewing platform and view the vast Yalong River bed. Finally the guide will transfer you back to your hotels in Lhasa.

Day 8: Departure from Lhasa
Departure from Lhasa airport and fly to your next destination.

Trip Start Date Trip End Date Trip Price Status
18 Jul 2019 25 Jul 2019 US$ 1050
22 Jul 2019 29 Jul 2019 US$ 1050
26 Jul 2019 02 Aug 2019 US$ 1050
30 Jul 2019 06 Aug 2019 US$ 1050
01 Aug 2019 08 Aug 2019 US$ 1050
05 Aug 2019 12 Aug 2019 US$ 1050
09 Aug 2019 16 Aug 2019 US$ 1050
12 Aug 2019 19 Aug 2019 US$ 1050
17 Aug 2019 24 Aug 2019 US$ 1050
20 Aug 2019 27 Aug 2019 US$ 1050
28 Aug 2019 04 Sep 2019 US$ 1050
01 Sep 2019 08 Sep 2019 US$ 990
03 Sep 2019 10 Sep 2019 US$ 990
05 Sep 2019 12 Sep 2019 US$ 990
07 Sep 2019 14 Sep 2019 US$ 990
10 Sep 2019 17 Sep 2019 US$ 990
13 Sep 2019 20 Sep 2019 US$ 990
15 Sep 2019 22 Sep 2019 US$ 990
17 Sep 2019 24 Sep 2019 US$ 990
18 Sep 2019 25 Sep 2019 US$ 990
20 Sep 2019 27 Sep 2019 US$ 990
23 Sep 2019 01 Oct 2019 US$ 990
26 Sep 2019 03 Oct 2019 US$ 990
02 Oct 2019 09 Oct 2019 US$ 990
04 Oct 2019 11 Oct 2019 US$ 990
07 Oct 2019 14 Oct 2019 US$ 990
10 Oct 2019 17 Oct 2019 US$ 990
10 Oct 2019 17 Oct 2019 US$ 990
12 Oct 2019 19 Oct 2019 US$ 990
18 Oct 2019 25 Oct 2019 US$ 990
24 Oct 2019 31 Oct 2019 US$ 990
28 Oct 2019 04 Nov 2019 US$ 990
30 Oct 2019 06 Nov 2019 US$ 990
03 Nov 2019 11 Nov 2019 US$ 930
07 Nov 2019 14 Nov 2019 US$ 930
11 Nov 2019 18 Nov 2019 US$ 930
18 Nov 2019 25 Nov 2019 US$ 930
22 Nov 2019 29 Nov 2019 US$ 930
27 Nov 2019 04 Dec 2019 US$ 930
02 Dec 2019 09 Dec 2019 US$ 850
06 Dec 2019 13 Dec 2019 US$ 850
13 Dec 2019 20 Dec 2019 US$ 850
20 Dec 2019 27 Dec 2019 US$ 850
25 Dec 2019 02 Jan 2020 US$ 850
30 Dec 2019 06 Jan 2020 US$ 850

Cost Include

•    Airport pickup & drop off using appreciate vehicle
•    Twin share hotel accommodation at respective hotels on BB (Bed & Breakfast) Basis
•    Local English speaking guide (Other languages speaking guides also available on request)
•    All  sightseeing tours transfer using appreciate vehicle (depend on group size)
•    Necessary entrance fees as per itinerary

Cost Exclude

•    International flight ticket
•    Tibet Visa fee - (We travel agent will process if you are traveling to Tibet from Nepal)
•    Beverage and expenses of personal nature
•    Any Optional Tours, extension of tours, hotel accommodation etc.
•    Tips to guide, porters, drivers etc.
•    Personal Insurance



Trip Code

Trip Duration
8 Days

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Best Season
April - Nov.

Trip Difficulty
Easy to Moderate


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