Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Group Tour 2017-08-07T15:27:04+00:00

Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Group Tour 8 days

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  • Visit the Lhasa city and explore the city life in Lhasa
  • Explore all the tourist spot on the friendship national highway.
  • Visit Lhasa and explore the daily life of Tibetans in the Lhasa city.
  • Explore the various architecture marvels of Tibet like jokhang temple and potala palace.
  • Drive along with the Yarlung tsanpo river and Yamdrok Lake.
  • Eat different Tibetan fast food with your Tibetan friend.
  • Explore the Medieval town of Gyantse and its unquie shaped Pagoda
  • Drive towards the majesty Mt Everest to the nearest possible
  • Sent a night in tenth guest house at the Mount Everest Base camp
Lhasa to Mount Everest Base Camp Tibet group tour Map

This Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Group Tour starts with arrival in Lhasa city trough the agricultural plans of Central Tibet to Mt Everest Base camp at an altitude of nearly 5200 meters/17,000 feet. In Lhasa you will spent first three days to Visit the marvels of Lhasa city and to get the group member a good chance to get use to with the high altitude of Lhasa.

On the climax of this tour you will be right up at the Lap of majestic Mt Everest, where you will spend a night in the tenth guest house.

Like all our group tour, our Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Group Tour  is design to give our clients an opportunity to see the Tibet in Comfortable way at the effortable price.

For the accommodations during the tour. You will be staying at the Tibetan three stared hotels in Lhasa, Gyantse and Shigatse, at The mount Everest base camp you will be staying at the Tent hostel near the Rongbuk Monastery.

Day 1: Lhasa  Elevation: 3600 meters

Potala palace in Tibet, Tibet travel

Arrive in Lhasa. When you arrive to Lhasa, you will be met by your guide and transported to your hotel. You can spend the afternoon wandering around the Barkhor, Tibet’s ancient market area that surrounds Jokhang Temple. Each day thousands of Buddhist pilgrims make their way around this sacred temple.

Day 2: Lhasa

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You will explore the Jokhang, the holiest Buddhist temple in the Himalaya’s. Founded nearly 1400 years ago, Jokhang Temple houses the most sacred statue of Buddha. You will work your way through this fascinating temple alongside Buddhist pilgrims from the faraway regions of Tibet. The sound of pilgrims chanting mantras fills the air as does the smell of yak butter candle offerings. In the afternoon, you will go to the 600 year old Sera, one of Tibet’s largest Buddhist monasteries. Each weekday afternoon starting at 3pm, monks engage in Buddhist philosophy debates, which are fun to photograph.

Day 3: Lhasa

Tibetan marriage custom

You will start the day by exploring the Potala Palace, Tibet’s most iconic building. Towering above Lhasa with more than 1000 rooms, the Potala Palace served as the winter residence of the Dalai Lama’s for hundreds of years. After lunch, you will go to Ramoche Temple, another of historic Temple in Lhasa.

Day 4: Lhasa—Yamdrok Lake—Karo La Glacier—Gyantse—Shigatse  Distance: 350kms  Elevation: 3840m


After breakfast, you will hit the road and begin the next part of your Tibet adventure. From Lhasa, you will drive along the scenic Kyi Chu River Valley and then ascend to the top of the 4794 meter Kamba La Pass, which has a breathtaking view of Yamdrok Lake and 7191 meter Mt. Nojin Kangtsang. You will then descend and drive along the lakeshore before making your way back up to the Karo La, a beautiful glacier that comes down almost to the roadside. From there you will explore the pleasant small town of Gyantse before arriving to Shigatse, Tibet’s second largest city.

Day 5: Shigatse—Gyatso La Pass—Farming Villages—Shelkar- Everest Base Camp  Distance: 350kms  Elevation: 5150m 

Lhasa to Everest Base Camp group tour

In Shigatse, you will visit the huge monastery of Tashi Lhunpo. The excellent pilgrimage route around the monastery takes about an hour and has fantastic views. The next destination is the small town of Shelkar, located in the Everest Region. Along the way to Shelkar, you will see more farming villages and beautiful landscapes. You will cross over the 5248 meter Gyatso La Pass, which has great views of the Himalaya Mountains. After Shelkar, you will begin driving up the 5100 meter Geu La Pass. On clear days, this pass offers a stunning panoramic view of the Himalaya’s. You can see four 8000 meter peaks from this pass including Cho Oyu, Makalu, Lhotse and Everest. You will continue on to Rongphu, the highest monastery in the world at just under 5000 meters. Rongphu has an unbelievable view of Everest! From Rongphu, you will then go to Everest Base Camp to stay the night while gazing out to the world’s highest peak.

Day 6: Everest—Farming Villages—Shigatse   Distance: 350kms  Elevation: 3840m

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After watching the sun rise on Mt. Everest, you will begin the journey back to Shigatse. You will stop at some farming villages as well as the small farming town of Lhatse. You will arrive in Shigatse with enough time to explore the main market street there or to hike the pilgrimage path  at Tashi Lhunpo Monastery again.

Day 7: Shigatse—Yarlung River—Lhasa    Distance: 260kms  Elevation: 3600m

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Your last full day in Tibet will take you back to Lhasa along the beautiful Yarlung River Valley. You will arrive in Lhasa in the afternoon with time to explore Barkhor Square, rub shoulders with Tibetan Buddhist pilgrims and walk around the mighty Potala Palace one last time.

Day 8: Depart Lhasa


You will be transferred to the airport or train station to depart Tibet for your next destination.

All of our travel routes are built with altitude acclimatization in mind to reduce the risks of altitude-related illness.

Departure date Price Tour status
30th July 950 USD 8 Confirmed
2nd August 950 USD 2 Confirmed
5th August 950 USD 8 Confirmed
11th August 950 USD 5 Confirmed
15th August 950 USD 2 Confirmed
22th August 950 USD 3 Confirmed
7th September 900 USD 5 Confirmed
9th September 900 USD 2 Confirmed
11th September 900 USD 2 Confirmed
17th September 900 USD 7 Confirmed
23rd September 900 USD 3 Confirmed
29th September 900 USD 2 Confirmed
1st October 900 USD 5 Confirmed
2nd October 900 USD 2 Confirmed
8th October 900 USD 2 Confirmed
13th October 900 USD 5 Confirmed
22nd October 900 USD 2 Confirmed
26th October 900 USD 3 Confirmed
31st October 900 USD 1 Confirmed
7th November 850 USD Open
14th November 850 USD Open
21st November 850 USD Open
1st December 850 USD Open
8th December 850 USD Open
15th December 850 USD Open
1st January 850 USD Open
15th January 850 USD Open
8th February 850 USD Open
15th February 850 USD Open

Inclusion and Exclusion

Tour cost Includes

  • All the entrance fees to the attraction list
  • All land transportation in Tibet, excluding airport, pick up and drop off.
  • All the Tibet travel permits and processing fees
  • Local English speaking Tibetan guide
  • All the accommodations (base on double occupancy)

Not include in the price

  • Postage fee of Tibet travels permit
  • Gratitude for drivers and Guide
  • Photography fees inside the monastery and temples
  • Personal expenditures
  • Insurance
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Travel vaccinations
  • Airfare or train ticket from or to Lhasa.
  • Passport and visa fees

Single Supplement Cost: 100 USD

For the Accommodation in Lhasa, and we will arrange accommodation in Twin bedrooms. Hence if you would like to stay in a single room by your own self or if we are not able to find you a roommate. The client is supposed to pay the Extra Expenditure for the single room.

Pick up and drop off 

Airport pick up and drop off 

Lhasa Airport is over 75kms from the downtown and we will have to have a guide to pick you up at the airport, which makes it impossible to provide the Airport pick up and drop off service at any given time. So we are only able to provide free pick once in a day on the arrival date and one drop off a day on the departure day.

Free pick up at the airport on the first day of the itinerary:

Our guide will leave Lhasa airport by 12:20 PM. please be join on this time for free pick up. If the flight is delayed, we can arrange another private pick up, with extra cost.

Free drop off at the airport on the last day of the itinerary:

Our guide will arrive at the hotel at 11:00 am. take all the group members to the airport. it is recommended to book a flight which leaves after 13:30 PM. If the flight is before 13:00 PM, we can arrange another private Drop off, with extra cost.

Special pick up and drop off arrangement

If you would like us to make special arrangement to pick you up or drop you off we can do it with extra cost.

The price for extra drop off or pick up in shuttle bus is 50 USD per person per route.

The price for extra drop off or pick up in the Private vehicle is 2 USD per kilometers.

Train Station pick-up

We can provide one free pick up a day on the arrival date at the train station that is 12-13 pm. Please book you train ticket to arrive on this time.

If the clients would like to have a private pick-up at the train station the extra cost for a pick-up is 83 USD.  We will have to arrange a car and guide with guide license to pick you up.

Tour Booking

Please book the tour a month before the real date of visit. I need at least 17 days to process the Tibet Travel Permit
The copy of your Passport and the Visa has to be clear enough to read all the letter on it. The copy of passport must be of the passport one which you have or have your visa on.

Please read this page for clear concise information about traveling to Tibet and thing to do before traveling into Tibet.

Remember coming in from Nepal and China is different. if you are coming from Nepal (flight or overland), you need to have visa applied for PRC embassy in Kathmandu. We will send your visa invitation to friend agency in Nepal.

For other terms and conditions please follow http://itibettravel.com/booking/

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