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4-Day Tibet Tour With Everest Base Camp

  • Experience Tibet’s unmissable highlights in four fun-filled days

  • All permits, entrance fees, accommodation, and transport are included

  • Learn from an English-speaking local guide

4-Day Tibet Tour With Everest Base Camp
From US$ 580.00
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4-Day Tibet Tour With Everest Base Camp
From US$ 580.00

This four-day tour of Tibet is the ultimate overview tour for travelers short on time, as it not only includes the cultural attractions of Lhasa, Gyantse, and Shigatse, but includes Everest Base Camp too. In between visiting the ancient Buddhist monuments of Tibet’s towns, you’ll get to see the stunning diversity of the mountains, plains, and lakes in the countryside while driving through it. The trip culminates at the unforgettable foot of Mount Everest.

What to Expect
Day 1: Lhasa -Gyantse - Shigatse
You will be picked up from Ganggyan Hotel Lhasa around 9:30am, then travel with your tour guide from Lhasa to Gyantse. On the way, the group will pass by the Gampa La Pass, which is the highest pass in Tibet; and you will have a glimpse of Yamdrok Lake surrounded by many snow-capped mountains. From here, you will have the spectacular views of Holy Mount Nyenchen Khangsar which is the highest mountain near Lhasa at 7191m.

Then, you will drive along the Yamdrok Lake. As to altitude, the first day’s destination will the highest. Tourists will stop around the roadside and explore Korola Glacier (5030m). The texture and the tip of Korola Glacier can be clearly seen. In Gyantse, you will visit the famous Pelkor Monastery and Gyantse Kumbum.

Overnight: Shigatse Manasaovar Hotel or similar

Day 2 : Shigatse - Rongbuk monastery (B)
You will start your day by leaving Shigatse and head to Lhatse, it is a small town of a few thousand people in the Tibet Autonomous Region in the valley of the Yarlung Tsangpo River in Lhatse County, and your lunch will be served here at your own expense.

After that, tourists will pass Tsola Pass(4600M), and Gyatsola Pass(5248M). Shortly after tourists enter Mt. Everest National Nature Reserve, tourists can enjoy the panorama of Himalaya at Gawula Pass(5198m).Then we drive along the New zigzag road to Everest Base Camp(5200m). After another 4 to 6 hours, you will arrive at Rongbuk Monastery.

Overnight: in a EBC tent or Rongbuk Monastery guest house.

Day 3: Rongbuk monastery - Everest Base Camp - Shigatse
You will start today by watching the sunrise from Rongbuk Monastery, it is a perfect site to view the highest Everest and has a sense of untouched beauty for its quietness.

Then you will visit to the tents area of Everest Base Camp and take the photos of 5200m Mt. Qomolangma Monument. After visiting the base camp, you can visit the Rongphu Monastery, which is the highest monastery in the world at 16,404 feet (5000m) high, and belongs to Nyingma sect. After that, driving back to Shigatse, where you will spend the night and enjoy your dinner at your own expense.

Overnight: Shigatse Manasaovar Hotel or similar

Day 4: Shigatse - Lhasa (B)
You will start your day by heading to the Tashilunpo Monastery, which is the seat of Tibet's second highest incarnation, the Panchen Lama. Afterwards, you will be driven back to Lhasa through Friendship Highway. The whole ride is about 175 miles (280km), it will take about 6 hours to get back to Lhasa. Your tour will end by dropping you off at your accommodations in Lhasa.

The return time is around 16:00-18:00. Please do not arrange departure flight this day.
Reviews (6)
1 - 5 of 6 reviews
Reviewed 10 September 2018
Interesting time in Tibet

I've book the tour from a Vnese tourist agency, luckily they booked the Vista Tibet. They did arrange very well transportation and accommodation. The tour guide is Tibetian, he is able to speak Chinese, English and can share truly what you really want to experience...More

Thank Trang T
Reviewed 1 July 2018
Great view of Mont. Everest

We was lucky to get best guide Tenzin, he had very good knowledge of nature, culture and religion. He was very supportive and had great hospitality. Thanks a lot Tenzin!

1  Thank e03hm
Reviewed 29 June 2018
The view of Everest was stunning

Very well organised and the guide was very well informed and friendly and helpful. I learned so much about Tibet and the lovely people, religion and traditions. This was topped up with some of the best views of Everest. We were lucky with the weather...More

2  Thank robertgerber2018
Reviewed 29 May 2018

I've been in Tibet with friends recently and used services of TIBET VISTA, our guides were Sonam ans Pasang, the agency's services were excellent and both guides were very helpfull and very knowledgeable, we were a big group and they took care of everyOne and...More

1  Thank MARY R
Reviewed 17 November 2017
Very bath Expirience with Tibet Visa

I booked a Tour with Tibet Vista from Kathmandu to Everest Base Camp and then Lhasa. We had a very bath Guide and he told us zhat the base Camp is closed for u Months. We went only to the Monastry. BUT an other group...More

15  Thank MichaelS22285
Kunga-TibetVista, Guest Relations Manager at Tibet Vista, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Dear Michael , So sorry that our tour guide didn't explain accurately, Everest Base Camp has never closed , it's just move down a little due to environmental protection. It's not right to say that EBC is closed, we apologize for the mistake. We have...More

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23 May 2018|
Response from GraemeF218 |
I don't think that would be a good idea. You will suffer from acute mountain sickness, because everyone does except the locals and this could seriously affect your child's brain. I suggest that you see your local GP, but I... More