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Tibet Tour, Everest Base Camp

Trip Overview

Trek to Everest Base Camp from Tibet is one of the most adventurous and highest trekking pathways in the world, meticulously designed for adventure lover who have dreamed of being Mount Everest, the world's highest peak. Everest Base Camp North/ Tibet side, generally referred as the Advanced Base Camp (ABC) is located at an elevation of 6,340 meters. This incredible journey offers you an opportunity to explore some of the Tibetan territory including different monasteries as well as the world's highest peak Mount Everest. The trip to Everest Base Camp starts in Lhasa, where you will spend two days exploring Lhasa. Spending three nights in Lhasa will allow you to acclimate to high altitude. Similarly, you will also make your stop to Gyangtse, Xigatse, Shegar, Sakya Monastery, and Rongbuk Monastery. These landmarks highlight the uniqueness of rich Tibetan Culture and history.  While you are in Tibetan territory, you can also get information about Tibetan leader Dalai Lama, who has done much for the development of country and protection of culture and tradition of Buddhism. The unique and thrilling experience to Everest Base Camp from Tibet side will certainly provide you with lifetime memories even if you belong to non- climbing category.

Itenerary

Upon your arrival in Lhasa, our representative will pick you at Lhasa Airport. If you choose to fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa, you will be lucky enough to witness the spectacular sights of Mt. Everest (8848 m), Kanchenjunga (8536 m) and other Himalayan peaks. The flight also provides you with mesmerizing views of the highest glaciers in the Himalayan region. You will then be taken to hotel which is on the bank of river Kyichu. Once the check-in procedure is completed, rest at the hotel room. It is recommended to take a plenty of rest for the remaining day to minimize altitude sickness. Overnight in Lhasa.
After an early morning breakfast, we will proceed for sightseeing in Lhasa. We will first go to explore the grandeur of Potala Palace. Potala Palace, built in 17th century is the residence of Dalai Lama. The palace provides amazing views of the entire city with the spiritual aura. It is considered to be one of the grandest palace built till date. We, then go to visit Norbulingka (Treasure Park) - the summer palace of Dalai Lama. It is the biggest human built park in Tibet. After spending some quality time in the park, we will return back to the hotel. Overnight in hotel.
Mostly, today's tour will be a spiritual tour as we will be exploring different historic and grand monasteries in Lhasa including Sera Monastery and Jokhang Temple. Sera Monastery which lies in the north of Lhasa is a preserved monastery of white-washed walls and golden roofs. The monastery was once the residence of more than 5,000 monks. We then go to visit another historically important monastery, Jokhang Temple. Jokhang Temple was built during Songtsen Gonpo's reign by princess Wencheng of Tang Dynasty, 647 AD. A golden statue of Shakyamuni Buddha can be seen in this monastery. We will further walk through Barkhor Market to experience the local social life. It is a traditional old street in Lhasa packed with open air stalls, shops and number of pilgrims. Return back to the hotel and relax after sightseeing. Overnight in hotel.
After an early morning breakfast, we embark on a pleasing drive to Gyantse. It is 261 kilometers away from Lhasa. We drive past the Kora La (5010 m) and Kamba La (4794 m), enjoying the amazing views of the majestic glaciers. We come across the breathtaking view of Lake Yamadroke. It is one of the holy lakes in Tibet. Check-in at the hotel once you reach in Gyantse. Overnight in hotel.
In first half of the day, we will go for sightseeing tour in Gyantse. We will go to explore the Pholkor and Khumbum monasteries. We will have lunch after exploring picturesque Gyantse and then drive to Xigatse which is 90 km from Gyantse. We will drive across the highway enjoying a captivating mountain landscape along the way. After reaching Xigatse, we check-in at the hotel and rest for a while. Overnight in hotel.
Today, we will drive to Shegar across the 5220- meter Gyatso La Pass. Though the driving duration is 8-9 hours, you will enjoy the journey as we pass through different interesting places, monasteries, herders, and rural Tibetan landscapes. After driving the distance of 244 km, we finally reach to Shegar. Overnight stay in a hotel.
After an early morning breakfast, we will start driving towards Rongbuk valley. We continue our drive via Pang La pass. From the Pang La pass, we can see the breathtaking views of different Himalayan range. As we descend to the Rongbuk valley, we will get our first glimpse of magnificent Mount Everest. Overnight stay in a hotel in Rongbuk.
trekking for 4-5 hours. The highlight of this trip will come true today when we stand at the base of 8848 m High Mountain. Mt. Chomolungma is the Tibetan name of Everest. We will capture and enjoy the breathtakinEarly in the morning, we trek to the Everest Base Camp. We will reach the base camp after g views of Mt. Everest and other Himalayan ranges. After spending some fantastic moments at the base camp, we will drive to Zhangmu- a lovely village in southern Tibet. The village can be reached only after driving across the high Himalayan passes of Lalung La, Shung La and Nyalam. After you arrive in Zhangmu, have a rest. Overnight in local lodge.
Today, we will be travelling to Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. We cross the friendship bridge in Tatopani, east of Kathmandu, on the Nepal- Tibet border. After a brief drive from Zhangmu, we arrive at the border. We'll have to go through some custom procedures before we enter Nepal. Today's drive will take us through Tibetan and Nepalese landscapes. After a 4 hour drive from the border, we arrive in Kathmandu. Rest in your hotel room for the remaining time. Overnight in hotel.
After breakfast at your Hotel, we take you to tour around Kathmandu city to experience the historical, cultural and spiritual affluence to unveil the social and historical mysteries. This historical, cultural and spiritual city unveils the social and historical mysteries to visitors. You will walk through the narrow lanes of the ancient Kathmandu – the center of power – that includes markets of Ason, Glass beads market at Indrachowk, oldest supermarket at New Road, Kilagal, and Hidden Stupas inside the family courtyard. Visit of Kathmandu Durbar Square – the administrative quarter of Malla Kings (fourteenth to eighteenth century), and Shah Kings who ruled Nepal from 1768 until 2008. The most unique experience in the square is the visit to the temple of the living goddess “Kumari”. After the tour, return back to your Hotel. If you are staying in Thamel, you can hang around this bustling tourist market and enjoy shopping. Overnight in hotel.
You will be transferred to International Airport of Kathmandu 3 hours prior to your flight time and your tour to Nepal ends here.

What is Included?

    • Airport pick up and drop in Kathmandu
    • Accommodation in Kathmandu in hotels with breakfast
    • Accommodation as per program in Tibet on a guest house
    • All food in Tibet
    • Flight ticket of Kathmandu to Lhasa
    • Tibet Visa and Permit
    • Private transportation pick up from Nepal Tibet border to Kathmandu
    • An English speaking government license holder Tibetan guide
    • Emergency evacuation management
    • All service charge and government tax

What is Excluded?

    • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
    • Airfares from your home country to Kathmandu to home country
    • Airport tax
    • Nepal entry visa
    • Travel insurance
    • Rescue and emergency cost
    • Bar bills
    • Additional jeep driving
    • Personal equipment, insurance, medical expenses, emergency evacuation, tipping
    • Tips and gratitude to staff and driver

Equipment Checklist

The list mentioned below outlines the required things during the trekking period. There are various selections and brands that you can have on your own choice. The equipment can be bought and hired easily at a reasonable price in Kathmandu.

Documents

You are advised to carry a small document bag to manage the following documents properly:

  1. Passport with photocopies, photographs, identity card, diaru for addresses, contacts, small notes etc.
  2. Ball pens with extra refills
  3. Maps/ Books
  4. Airline/Railway tickets/vouchers
  5. Any other document for the personal purpose

General

  1. Down sleeping bag (you can borrow from us if required)
  2. Duffel or Rucksack bag (you can borrow from us if required)
  3. Daypack
  4. Down Jacket (you can borrow from us if required)
  5. Flash liner (you can borrow from us if required)
  6. Walking poles (optional, you can borrow from us if required)
  7. Water bottle with purification tablets
  8. Liquid hand wash
  9. Lip guard
  10. Sunblock cream
  11. Toiletry kit. Make sure to include toilet paper stored in a plastic bag, hand wipes, and hand sanitizers, towel, soap etc.

Upper Body- Head/ Ears/ Eyes

  1. Cap and ears covering hat
  2. Glacier glasses
  3. Head torch
  4. Ear- muffs and neck warmer is another piece of gear for extra warmth (optional)

Hand and Core Body

  1. Hand Gloves (1 light pair and 1 warm pair)
  2. T-shirts
  3. Light and weight thermal tops and warm thermal top
  4. Light jacket and vest
  5. Wind and rain jacket
  6. Shirts and warm shirts

Lower Body- Legs

  1. Long and short hiking pants
  2. Lightweight and warm long underwear
  3. Rain and windproof trousers and warm trekking trousers

Feet

  1. Thin and thick socks
  2. Trekking boots, light shoes and sandal
  3. Trekking Gaiters

Medicines and First Aid Kits

(Though our guide will carry the first aid kit bag during the trekking, we still advise you to bring your personal first aid kid as you feel it necessary).

  1. Headache and fever medicine
  2. Ibuprofen for general aches and pains
  3. Burnt cream
  4. Immodium or Pepto Bismol capsules for upset stomach and diarrhea
  5. Diamox (commonly prescribed as Acetazolmide). Discuss with us before you start taking this medicine.
  6. Antibiotics
  7. Blister treatments such as moleskin, handplasts, Band-Aids, some waterproof tape, anti- infection ointments, etc.

Miscellaneous

  1. Passport and extra passport photos (2 copies)
  2. Durable wallet/ pouch for travel documents, money and passport
  3. Pocket knife
  4. Bandanas
  5. Favorite snack foods and energy bars
  6. Paperback books, cards, mp3 player. Avoid players with moving hardware as it may not function. Remember, keep these items lightweight.
  7. Binoculars
  8. Camera

All garments should be kept dry using waterproof stuff sacks or large puncture resistant plastic bags. 

 

 


 

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