About Lhasa and Everest Base Camp Tour
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.