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8 Days Lhasa to Everest Base Camp

  • No getting lost—travel between Lhasa and Everest Base Camp with a guide

  • See multiple ancient sites such as Potala Palace, and Ramoche Temple

  • Unforgettable experience—watch the sunrise at Mt. Everest

8 Days Lhasa to Everest Base Camp
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8 Days Lhasa to Everest Base Camp
From US$ 1,063.00

This tour is the perfect way to appreciate the natural wonders, and ancient sites of Tibet. You won’t have to worry about organizing accommodation as this is all sorted for you. Save time organizing researching your trip by having a comprehensive itinerary. You’ll see multiple temples and historic sites in the holy city of Lhasa including Potala Palace, and Sera Monastery. Visit Yamdrok Lake, Rongphu Monastery, and the world-renowned Everest Base Camp too. 

What to Expect
Day one: Arrival in Lhasa. You will be met at the Lhasa airport or train station by your Tibetan guide and transferred to the 4 Star Gang-Gyen Hotel located in the Old Town of Lhasa, elevation 3600 meters. You can then explore the nearby Old Town of Lhasa and the markets lining Barkhor Square.

Day Two: Lhasa sightseeing. After breakfast, you will visit the Jokhang where thousands of Buddhist pilgrims come here to worship everyday. You will visit the 600 year old huge monastery complex of Sera and watch the monks engage in entertaining Buddhist philosophical debates. In the evening wander around the Old Town on your own.

Day three: Lhasa sightseeing. Today you will start your day by visiting the massive 1000 room Potala Palace, the most iconic building in Tibet. You will work your way up the steps of the Potala and then go through the most important rooms in this famous UNESCO site. After lunch, you will explore Ramoche Temple, famous across Tibet for the 8 years old statue of Buddha Shakyamuni.

Day Four: Lhasa—Yamdrok Lake—Karo La—Gyantse—Shigatse. We'll drive through the Yarlung River Valley towards Yamdrok Lake. From the Kamba La Pass you get a spectacular panoramic view. Next, you will drive along the lakeshore to Nankartse, ascend again to the stunning Karo La Glacier and get an up-close view of Mt. Nojin Kangtsang and the glaciers. Your next stop is Gyantse where you will visit the massive Kumbum Stupa as well as the Pelkhor Chode Monastery, then continue to Shigatse.

Day Five: Shigatse—Gyatso La—Everest Base Camp. This day will take you from Shigatse to Tibet’s North Face Everest Base Camp. We will be passing through several small Tibetan farming villages, we will cross over the 5248 meter high Gyatso La Pass, which offers a sweeping view of the Himalayas. You will continue on to the Everest Region crossing over another high pass,Geu La, then go to Rongphu, the highest monastery in the world. You will stay the Tent Hotels or Rongphu Monastery Guesthouse. 

Day Six: Everest—Shigatse. After watching the sunrise on Mt. Everest, you will make the journey back to Shigatse. You will stop again at Rongphu Monastery and at the Geu La passes for some final views of Mt. Everest. 

Day Seven: Everest—Shigatse. After breakfast, you will explore Tashi Lhunpo Monastery, the main attraction in Shigatse. This is the largest monastery in central Tibet. You will then follow the beautiful Yarlung River back to Lhasa.

Day Eight: Depart Lhasa. In the morning, you will be transferred to the Lhasa airport or train station.
Reviews (25)
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Reviewed 28 October 2018
Memorable trip to Tibet

The tour operator is a reliable local travel agency. They responded to all my queries promptly and handled my permit without any issues. The tour was well organised and the hotels we stayed in were quite decent and comfortable. Our tour guide, Lobsang was very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
4  Thank Trippingmania
Reviewed 24 October 2018
Friendship Highway, great Trip!

Did the perfect choice by traveling with Tibet Highland Tours! I had an amazing time in Tibet and plan to come back as soon as possible, probably for a hand-tailored trip. Everything went smooth and easy. Small Tenzin took stunning good care of me in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank drroosa
Reviewed 24 October 2018
Great trip and the best tour guide!

My fiance and I arranged an overland tour from Lhasa to the border of Nepal with Tibet Highland Tours in September 2018. We really liked the tour and also the setting of the trip: a small group of mixed nationalities, a very good and smart...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank 364elinew
Reviewed 24 October 2018
It was an incredible adventure

We spent a wonderful time getting to know the history and culture of Tibet. Specjial thanks for organizing and looking care of us Tibet Highland Tours, especially Mr. Passang Tsering. We can highly recomnend this agency.

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Zbigniew C
Reviewed 21 September 2018
Great trip to Tibet

I did an 8 day tour to Tibet from Lhasa to the Nepali border through Shigatse and Everest. It was a great experience and this tour is a great value for for money compared with similar tours. The accommodation was nice, the tour guide very...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank AlbaneS815
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