Duration: 8 Days
Trip Grade: Moderate
Transportation: 4*4 wheel Jeep
Accomodation: Twin Sharing
Meals: Breakfast only
Activities: Cultural Spiritual Experience
A glimpse of the worlds most spectacular peaks like Mt Kanchenjunga, Mt Everest, Mt Makalu and many more is accompanied with sights of beautiful lakes and glaciers that are set directly below the massive north face of Mt Everest. Besides the main attraction of Everest Base Camp, you can look around the most astounding Tibetan cities and towns of Lhasa, Gyantse, Shigatse and Rongbuk. Impressive Tibetan monasteries like Sera, Drepung, Jokhang Temple, Khumbum Stupa, Phalkot, Tashilhunpho, Sakya and Rongbuk are mindblowing places to pay a visit.
Getting to Mt Everest is a dream of anyone who likes to have a thrilling and challenging experience. Every year, thousands of travellers from all around the world come to Nepal to trek to Everest Base Camp. The Everest base camp from Tibet is yet another opportunity to add to the sequence of adventure, a chance to explore the beauty of nature at its best.
EBC Tour from Tibet is an eight day journey that begins and ends in Lhasa with a visit to the Everest Base Camp. The journey commences with a flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa. A train or plane from Beijing, Shanghai or Chengdu to Lhasa is also available. You can explore places like Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street. Some of the largest Buddhist monasteries in the world that were built centuries ago lies in Tibet like Sera, Dreprung and Tashilungpo which are still well preserved. Lhasa sightseeing is incomplete without visiting the Potala palace, former dwelling place of the Dalai Lama. The drive to Gyantse passing over Khamba La Pass and Yamdrok Lake to visit Gyantse Kumbum monastery is equally enthralling. Shigatse is well known for Tahilhumpo Monastery (3900m), and we move further to Shegar, then to Rongbuk and eventually reach the Everest Base Camp.
Day 1 :Kathmandu – Lhasa (3,650m)
Day 2 :Full Days Sightseeing Tour In Lhasa
Day 3 :Full Day Sightseeing Tour in Lhasa
Day 4 :Lhasa – Gyantse (3950m 250km) - Shigatse 90 Km
Day 5 :Xigatse – Xegar (4,100m): 270km
Day 6 :Xegar – Ronbuk (4,980m): Aprox 90km
Day 7 :Ronbuk – Everest BC – Nyalam (3700m)
Day 8 : Drive Nyalam - Zhangmu – Kathmandu (1300m, 123km)
Day 1 :Kathmandu – Lhasa (3,650m)Everest Base Camp tour can be started with a direct flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa observing all the beautiful scenic mountain views like Mt Kanchenjunga, Mt Everest, Mt Makalu et cetera. Our airport representative will give you a warm welcome and arrange for your flight or you can choose a train or plane from Beijing, Shanghai or Chengdu and commence your journey for Everest Base Camp. Upon arrival at Gonkar airport, our official English speaking Tibetan guide will welcome and accompany you to the Lhasa city. Your exciting journey to the Base Camp begins from here. You can freshen up and rest for the night in the hotel and prepare to commence your journey from the next morning.
Day 2 :Full Days Sightseeing Tour In Lhasa Your day will begin with Lhasa sightseeing. After breakfast, the tour of Lhasa is scheduled starting from Jokhang Temple to Barkhor Street to Drepung monastery where you will get a chance to visit the most beautiful historical, cultural and religious sites. Rich in typical artifacts of Tibetan Buddhism, the well executed Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Drepung monastery have been preserved from centuries yet their beauty remains untarnished.
Day 3 :Full Day Sightseeing Tour in Lhasa Lhasa sightseeing trip to Tibet EBC would remain incomplete without wandering around the famous Potala Palace. This palace is Lhasa's distinctive landmark and is an outstanding piece of Eastern architecture. The palace came to be known from the fifth-sixth century and was once a living place of the Dalai Lama. After visiting this marvel we will drive to another amusing place called Sera Monastery. Overnight stay in the hotel
Day 4 :Lhasa – Gyantse (3950m 250km) - Shigatse 90 KmAfter breakfast, we tour to another oldest city of Tibet. From Lhasa, the drive to Gyantse (3950m, 261 km) passes by Khamba La Pass and Yamdrok Lake. After visiting the Gyantse Kumbum monastery, the drive continues to Shigatse, where you can visit Tahilhumpo Monastery (3900m). A drive back to the hotel where you stay overnight.
Day 5 :Xigatse – Xegar (4,100m): 270kmFrom Shigatse, the tour heads towards Shegar (New Tingri). The sightseeing to experience rich Tibetan cultural inheritance is scheduled after breakfast. We drive along the Friendship Highway which surely entraps you with the magnificent beauty of the Tibetan plateau. Along the way, we also come accross the highest pass, Gyamtso La and get enthralled by its scenic view as well as numerous nomadic herders that pass by. The night’s rest and relaxation is in a very comfortable Hotel Quomolongma.
Day 6 :Xegar – Ronbuk (4,980m): Aprox 90km Early in the morning, we leave Shegar (4050m) and pass by the Pang La pass from where panormic view of the Himalayas are amazing. You can also spot out Mt Everest that everyone is fascinated by. Along with it, you can enjoy the marvellous surroundings of the Everest Base Camp. From Rongbuk, we continue our journey to Everest Base Camp and explore around to return back again to Rongbuk where we stay overnight at a hotel.
Day 7 :Ronbuk – Everest BC – Nyalam (3700m) Rent a horse cart or walk to the Everest BC and explore around – back to Ronbuk – Drive back to Nyalam by over-crossing the high pass of lulang La (5,050m) from where one can enjoy the magnificent view of the Mt. Xishapagma (8,212m) & Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201m) and have overnight at Nyalam Guest House.
Day 8 : Drive Nyalam - Zhangmu – Kathmandu (1300m, 123km) The last day for your Everest Base Camp Tour from Tibet. After breakfast, we drive through Zhangmu to Kodari Tibet - Nepal border. Our Tibetan guide and driver will come to see you off and then you will meet your Nepali guide who will help you with the immigration formalities. After that you will be driven back to Kathmandu in about 5-6 hours and will be dropped back to your hotel. A drop to the airport is arranged on a private tourist vehicle as required. You can also extend your stay and join Green Valley Nepal Treks’ next program.
This is my second time booking a trek with Green Valley. Kp is my go to when it comes to organising a trip to Nepal and planning the most incredible trekking experience. I completed Annapurna Base Camp in April and came back to do Everest Base Camp in October. We went as ...read more