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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
From US$ 1,063.00
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8 Days Lhasa to Everest Base Camp
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.
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Reviewed 5 days ago
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

1  Thank Albane S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Wonderful experience

The organisation, the stay the trip: everything was perfect! Nothing to complain about, except the weather and the headache. Our giude, Loksan, and the driver Tinoo were really kind, helpful and friendly, they made a dream come true. Thanks!!!

1  Thank Alessandro C
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile
Wonderfull !!!

My girlfriend and I chose Tibet Highland Tours for an 8 days Lhasa to EBC tour and it was awsome! It was important for us to be welcomed by a tibetan owned agency and we were so happy to meet Tibet Highland Tours. Our guide...More

Thank Oliwww
Reviewed 11 August 2018
Amazing sights, great tour staff, interesting travel experience

Tibet is a stunning place to visit and we had an amazing trip thanks to Tibet Highland Tours. I can't recommend it enough. It is definitely not the EASIEST place to visit or travel in, but it is something that you should not miss if...More

2  Thank lostdrunkandhungry
Reviewed 7 August 2018
Small group with engaging and personal guide

Small Tenzin designed the route based on my personal needs. I had a wonderful trip along with small group of 5 people. We tried some native Tibetan food on the final day. The tour guide Sonam was very caring and had great advice for dealing...More

1  Thank _rlwang
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