Lhasa and Everest Base Camp Tour

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Trip Overview
  • Duration: 8 Days
  • Trip Grade: Moderate
  • Trip Start and End: Kathmandu to Kathmandu
  • Trip Area: Tibet, Lhasa and Everest Base Camp
  • Trip Style: Active Adventure Touring
  • Age Group: 15 or Above
  • Trip Type: Private and Group
  • Trip Method: Guided
  • Booking Type: Instant Booking
  • Max. Altitude: 5248m
  • Best Season: March - May and Sep - Nov
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Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour guarantees you an unforgettable experience on the roof of the world. It shows you the beauty of the Himalayas and its pristine lakes, glaciers, as well as the culture of the Sherpa and Tibetan people. Lhasa, being the heart of Tibet, shows you some of Tibet's most treasured sites.

During your stay at Lhasa, you will visit many monasteries, dzong, and temples which are all major monuments of Tibetan Buddhism. Many historically significant statues, artifacts, paintings are kept in these places which carries historical and cultural significance. They will give you awesome spiritual experience with those hypnotizing paintings, mandalas, and chants. In the streets of Lhasa, you can try different traditional and modern cuisines and shop for souvenirs. Exploring the one of a kind culture while roaming around these colourful and vibrant streets is a great way to refresh your mind and forget about any worries you have. Apart from cultural exploration, Lhasa and Everest Base Camp Tour relaxes you with the serene beauty of the surrounding mountains and landscapes.

On the way to Everest Base Camp, there are many amazing mountains, grasslands, lakes, and rivers. Mountain passes along the way provide you with a surreal view of the landscapes, sunrise, and sunset. Witnessing the beauty of sunrise and sunset over the snow-capped mountains is one of the best experiences you can have while having Lhasa and Everest Base Camp Tour.

Visiting Everest Base Camp on the Tibetan side is much more easy and convenient than reaching it form Nepal. You don't have to go through days of trekking in challenging conditions to get to Everest Base Camp. You can simply have a leisurely ride, enjoying the spectacular landscapes along the way. Passing through the Tibetan countryside, you will get to learn about their lifestyle closely. Lhasa and Everest Base Camp Tour hence provides everything one would expect in a dream-like holiday experience.

We design the Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour Packages to give you the most comfortable and worry-free holiday. We provide you with an excellent guide with profound knowledge regarding the culture, places and everything about Tibet. We work at our best to give you an amazing holiday Lhasa and Everest Base Camp Tour.


 Amazing Landscapes

Tibet, famously known as the roof of the world offers many amazing landscapes. Turquoise lakes, deep valleys, green forests, snow-capped mountains, deserts, and grasslands can be seen in Lhasa and on the way to Everest Base Camp. There are so many mountain passes from where you can get the best view of these landscapes. The view of the sunset and sunrise over the snow-capped mountains is the best view you will get while in Tibet. From Everest Base Camp, you get an up-close view of Mount Everest and adjacent peaks such as Lhotse and Nuptse. Driving through these spectacular landscapes is an experience you will cherish for your whole life.

Jokhang Temple

Jokhang Temple is one of the major monuments of Buddhists situated on Barkhor Street. This temple/monastery is currently run by the Gelug school. However, Buddhists of all sects come to worship here. The architecture of the temple is a mixed style of Indian, Tibetan, and Nepalese designs. It is said that the temple was built by King Sangtsen Gyampo to please his two queens Wencheng from China and Bhrikuti from Nepal. You can find many Buddhist paintings, artefacts, statues in the temple.  


As Tibet is dominated by Buddhism, you will encounter numerous monasteries while in Lhasa and Everest Base Camp Tour. In Lhasa, there are two of the major 3 Gelug monasteries named Sera and Drepung. You will visit these 2 monasteries during your stay in Lhasa. The dzong architecture of these monasteries is fascinating to observe. Enjoy the chants, prayers and Buddhist monk’s debates during your visits. These monasteries are typically situated in places with incredible views as well.  Along the way to EBC, you will visit Philkor and Kumbum Monastery at Gyantse and Tashilumpo Monastery in Rongbuk. You will explore the Rongbuk Monastery as well which is the monastery situated at the highest elevation. 

Potala Palace

Potala Palace is a world famous dzong fortress situated in Lhasa and is the winter residence of the Dalai Lama. It is run as a museum where you can find many paintings, sculptures, and art that represent the history of Tibet and the culture of Tibetan Buddhism. The administrative works of Tibet are also handled here. You will get to get a deep insight into Tibetan Buddhism after visiting the Potala Palace. The colour combination and architecture of this palace is spectacular. 

Mountain Passes

During your Lhasa and Everest Base Camp Tour, encounter many mountains passes,  which provide you with amazing views of the surrounding landscapes and the mountain range in the distance. Some of them are: Gampa La (4794 m), Kora La (5010 m) and Gyatchula Pass (5200 m). You can see the lakes, rivers, mountain ranges and many other landscapes from these passes. 

Everest Base Camp

Unlike South Base Camp of Everest, North Base Camp is accessible by vehicles. For this reason, it is easier to visit the northern base camp. You do need a permit from Tibet to visit this base camp. From EBC, you will get an amazing up-close view of Mt. Everest and its adjacent peaks. North Base Camp is situated at the foot of Rongbuk Glacier so you will get an amazing view of this glacier too. While visiting Everest Base Camp, you can explore the Rongbuk Monastery and the caves where Buddhist monks meditate. 

Cultural Exploration

Lhasa and EBC Tour is a great opportunity to explore the culture and Tradition of Tibetan people. Most of the people in Tibet follow Tibetan Buddhism, which is a derivative of Mahayana Buddhism and also a part of Vajrayana Buddhism. While visiting dzong, monasteries, and temples, you will learn in-depth about the history of their religion and how they practice it.

Lhasa and Everest Base Camp Tour Highlights

  • Become spiritual enriched by these two peaceful Himalayan countries
  • Visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Sera Monastery and Drepung Monastery
  • A scenic flight or train ride to get to Lhasa city
  • Explore the local market in Barkhor street and shop the souvenirs
  • A scenic drive from Lhasa to Everest Base Camp via Gyantse, Shigatse, and Rongbuk
  • Enjoy the amazing view of the Yollong riverbeds from a viewpoint
  • Enjoy the amazing view from mountain passes such as  Gampa La (4794 m), Kora La (5010 m) and Gyatchula Pass (5200 m).
  • Visit Rongbuk Monastery in Rongbuk and  Philkor and Kumbum Monastery in Gyantse
  • Explore the Everest Base Camp and enjoy an up-close view of the sunrise and sunset over the Himalayas
  • Amazing view of the landscapes, lakes, and rivers along the way to Everest Base Camp

Lhasa and Everest Base Camp Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1:Arrival in Lhasa
  • Day 2:Sightseeing Tour In Lhasa
  • Day 3:Sightseeing Tour around Lhasa contd.
  • Day 4:Drive to Sighatse via Gyantse 
  • Day 5:Drive to Rongbuk
  • Day 6:Rongbuk to Everest Base Camp and back to Shigatse
  • Day 7:Return Back to Lhasa from Shigatse
  • Day 8:Farewell

Day 1:Arrival in Lhasa

  • Accommodation3-Star Hotel

If you are traveling to Lhasa from Kathmandu, you will have an amazing mountain flight to Lhasa. You will enjoy the amazing view of landscapes and the snow-capped mountains from the sky. You also have the option to come there by train. You can enjoy the view of the Yarlung Tsangpo river and the Lhasa river along the way.

Upon your arrival at Lhasa, you will be transferred to a hotel. Since Lhasa is at an altitude of above 3000 m, you need to get acclimatized to prevent altitude sickness. You will take a rest at your hotel all day. If you feel like, you can stroll around the streets in the evening.

Day 2:Sightseeing Tour In Lhasa

  • Accommodation3-Star Hotel
  • MealsBreakfast

You will spend the day visiting the monuments at Lhasa. Your first stop will be at Potala Palace. It is the most famous dzong structure of Lhasa and winter residence of Dalai Lama. The palace looks stunning with its red and yellow color against the crystal clear sky. This palace has a valuable collection of burial stupas of the Dalai Lamas and meditation cave.

You then go to the Jokhang temple situated on the Barkhor street. You can explore many paintings and sculptures which carries the historical significance of Tibet and Tibetan Buddhism. If time permits, you can visit Tibetan handicraft art, Traditional medicine center, local markets and shop the souvenirs. You will stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 3:Sightseeing Tour around Lhasa contd.

  • Accommodation3-Star Hotel
  • MealsBreakfast

Drepung and Sera monasteries are two of the three Gelug monasteries of Tibet. You will visit the Drepung monastery at first. There you can explore carvings, sculptures, and paintings. Then you will visit the Sera monastery where you can find three sand Mandalas and rock painting of Buddha.

Apart from the architecture and the art pieces, the major attraction of these monasteries is Monk’s debate. Monks debate on theological and philosophical topics and have logical arguments using their gestures. After visiting these monasteries, you will get back to your hotel and take a rest.

Day 4:Drive to Sighatse via Gyantse 

  • Accommodation3-Star Hotel
  • MealsBreakfast

You will have breakfast at Lhasa and set off for Shigatse. On the way, you will encounter Gampa La Pass from where you can see many snow-capped mountains in the distance.Mt. Neynchen Khangsar looks amazing from here which is the highest mountain near Lhasa. You can also enjoy the amazing view of Yamdrok Lake surrounded by giant snow-capped mountains.

You will then visit Kora La Pass and glacier on the roadside. You will also explore the Manak Dam Lake and Simila Mountain pass. After driving for a while, you will reach Gyantse which is the third-largest city of Tibet. You can visit Pelkor and Gyantse Kumbum monastery there.

Spending a few moments at Gyantse, you will drive further to get to Shigatse where you can visit Traditional Barley Meal if time permits. You will stay overnight at a hotel.

Day 5:Drive to Rongbuk

    You will visit Panchan Lama’s Tashilhunpo Monastery in the morning. You will then drive to Lhatse where you will be having your lunch. Driving further, you will encounter Tsola Pass (4600 m) and Gyatso La Pass (5248 m). You can enjoy the amazing view of the mountains from these passes. Then you will ride further getting closer to Everest Base Camp. You can witness the spectacular view of the sunset over Everest Peak. You will stay overnight at a guest house.

    Day 6:Rongbuk to Everest Base Camp and back to Shigatse

    • Accommodation3-Star Hotel
    • MealsBreakfast

    You will hike early in the morning to get the view of sunrise over Everest and other adjacent peaks if the weather gets clear. Then you will drive to Everest Base Camp. You can explore around enjoying the view at Everest Base Camp. You can visit the Rongbuk Monastery which is the highest monastery in the world. You can explore the caves where the Buddhist monks meditate as well. After exploring the surrounding, you will drive back to Shigatse. You will stay overnight at a hotel.

    Day 7:Return Back to Lhasa from Shigatse

    • Accommodation3-Star Hotel
    • MealsBreakfast

    Today, you will get back to Lhasa from Shigatse. You will follow the Yollong Valley to get to Lhasa. You can enjoy the view of the river beds from a viewpoint. When you arrive at Lhasa, you will check into a hotel and take a rest. Later in the evening you can stroll out on the streets and buy artifacts and souvenirs.

    Day 8:Farewell

    • MealsBreakfast

    Your Lhasa and Everest Base Camp tour concludes here. Our guide will transfer you to Gonggar airport for your connecting flight and wish you goodbye.

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    Cost Details


    • Meals: 
      9 Breakfasts9
    • Accommodation: 
      3-Star accommodation in Kathmandu for 9 nights
    • Transportation:   
      All land transportation with pickups and drops
      An experienced driver and a private vehicle
    • Guides and Porters:
      A qualified & licensed English-speaking guide
    • Entry Fees and Permits:
      All entry fees and permits
      Government fee, royalty, taxes & surcharges


    • International flights
    • Travel Insurance (assistance can be provided)
    • Meals other than breakfasts
    • Any upgrade in accommodation and services
    • Items of a personal nature (drinks, chocolates, desserts, etc.)
    • Tips for the guide and driver

    Lhasa and Everest Base Camp Tour Reviews

    5.0based on 1 reviews
    • Lester Pounds
      Lester PoundsAugust 14, 2018

      A Lifetime Experience in Tibet

      I can't explain how much I love travelling in these mountainous countries. It was my 3rd visit to Everest Base Camp but this time we went to Tibet side Base Camp. The experience was completely different but the service provided by Sublime was the same. Lhasa is outstanding, Tibetan art and architecture has always amused me.  I have travelled with them a lot and I wouldn't choose anyone else. Its surprising how they can conduct these tours in various countries but with such experience and dedication it has been possible. I want to thank Ram once again. I had so much fun.

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