Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour guarantees to give you an unforgettable experience of the unique culture and tradition dwelling on the roof of the world. It lets you explore the beauty of the Himalayas, pristine lakes and glaciers, and the culture of the Tibetan people. Lhasa, being the heart of Tibet, you will get to learn and experience almost everything Tibet offers in Lhasa and along the way to Everest Base Camp.
During your stay at Lhasa, you will visit many monasteries, dzong, temples which are the major monuments of Tibetan Buddhism. Many 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 the artifacts and souvenirs. Exploring their unique culture and roaming around these colorful and vibrant streets are a great way to refresh your mind. Apart from cultural exploration, Lhasa tour lets you enjoy the serene beauty of the surrounding mountains and landscapes are just so relaxing.
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 Everest Base Camp Tour from Lhasa.
Visiting Everest Base Camp of Tibet is the easiest and luxurious way to get near Mt. Everest. 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 to the base camp, enjoying the spectacular landscapes along the way. Passing through the Tibetan countryside, you will get to learn about their lifestyle closely. Lhasa Mount Everest Base Camp tour hence provides everything one would expect in a dream-like holiday tour.
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 tour to Lhasa and Everest Base Camp.
LHASA AND EVEREST BASE CAMP TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
- A scenic flight or train ride to get to Lhasa city
- Visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Sera Monastery and Drepung Monastery
- 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 EBC
What to Expect
1. Amazing view of the landscapes and mountains
Tibet, famously known as the roof of the world offers many amazing landscapes. Turquoise lakes, deep valleys, green forests, snow-capped mountains, deserts, 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 Everest and adjacent peaks such as Lhotse and Nuptse, etc. Driving through these spectacular landscapes might be one of the best experiences.
2. 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, Buddhist of all sects come to worship here. The architecture of the temple is a mixed style of Indian, Tibetan, and Nepalese design. 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, artifacts, 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. You can enjoy the chants, prayers and Buddhist monk’s debates while you visit these monasteries. Amazing view of the city can be seen from these monasteries. Along the way to EBC, you will visit Philkor and Kumbum Monastery at Gyantse and Tashilumpo Monastery in Rongbuk. You will explore Rongbuk monastery as well which is the monastery situated at the highest elevation.
4. Potala Palace
Potala Palace is a major 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, sculpture, and art that represent the history of Tibet and culture of Tibetan Buddhism. 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 color combination and architecture of this palace is spectacular.
5. Mountain Passes
During your Lhasa and Everest Base Camp Tour, you will encounter many mountains passes. provide you with the amazing view 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.
6. Everest Base Camp
Unlike south Base Camp of Everet, North Base Camp is accessible by vehicles. So it is easier to visit the northern base camp. You 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. This 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.
5. 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 as their religion. Tibetan Buddhism 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.