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Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Trek

Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Trek

Trip Highlights of Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Trek

  • A Journey to the ‘Center of the Universe’ over the Himalayas to the high Tibetan plateau.
  • Experience incredibly beautiful landscapes and holy Mount Kailash
  • Visit the Manasarover Lake – One of the sacred lakes in Tibet
  • Scenic drive through Nepal-Tibet friendship highway – drive through several high passes with stunning views of towering mountains and beautiful landscapes.
  • Walking on the Dolma La Pass over 5,600m.
  • Step inside and experience life as the “mountain people” live, in the roof of the world
  • Snowcapped Mt. Kailash , awe-aspiring Tibetan plateau and large numbers of different monasteries
  • Believed to bring about salvation (Moksha) and assures the free from the sins of a lifetime.

Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Trip Overview

If you are in seeking for the holiday moments in the lap of the Everest Base Camp without trekking or walking the arduous trail then Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Trek package is an ideal choice. Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage Treks & Expedition offers this sumptuous package of holiday in mythical Tibet region’s grandeur cities like Lhasa, Shigatse and Everest Base Camp on a bus tour. This is probably the only way of traveling the iconic base camp of world’s tallest mountain from the Tibetan side. However, if you wish to explore without physical perseverance then we provide the Helicopter tour in Nepal package as well offered with impeccable hospitality at competitive prices.

The journey begins with the flight to Lhasa. This legendary capital is the nerve center of the roof of the world Tibet. The Potala Palace which used to be the home of Dalai Lama is the place to do sightseeing. The scenes of an entire Lhasa city look marvelous from the balcony of the palace. The journey of Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour requires the acclimatization as well which is done by touring around the city. The exploration of the Sera and Drepung monasteries could be very fruitful and passing by the turquoise lake the trip heads to Gyantse. The Kumbum Stupa along with the Chortens, Tashilungpo monastery of the Shigatse is the highlights before reaching the Everest Base Camp. Once you have reached the Old Tingri you can also have the option to do hiking towards the Everest’s northern side. This would definitely contribute in making the wonderful Everest holiday moments.

Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage Treks & Expeditions always provide its valued clients varieties of the options for the amazing trekking in Nepal or tour in any parts of the world. Especially the trip of the Tibet, Bhutan, India and Nepal are the major expertise. Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour will have you remember the glory of touching the feet of the Mt. Everest without even walking or trekking in the arduous trail.

Physical Conditions and Experience Requirements

15 Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Trek is considered as moderate. If you jog or perform morning walks regularly then it would not be any problem for you to walk on the trail. However, it is highly recommended that you should start doing mild exercises one month prior to your trekking date. This would help in creating best Himalayan walking holiday experience. Having said that, it should be noted Technical Skill are not needed. The major hurdle is an altitude. Therefore, person having past medical history of lung, heart and blood diseases are extremely advised to consult your doctor before embarking on this journey.

Additional Information

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Day 1: Kathmandu-Lhasa (3650 m)

Day 2:UNISCO world heritage site sightseeing.

Day 3: Trek to Lhasa

Day 4: Lhasa-Gyangtse (3990 m),

Day 5: Gyangtse-Shalu-Shigatse (3860 m),

Day 6: Shigatse-Sakya-Shegar/Dingri(4350 m)

Day 7: Trek to EBC

Day 8: We continue our trek and pass through a small goat or Drokpa encampment and camp below Lamna La (15,600 ft).

Day 9: We climb over Lamna La (16,900 ft)

Day 10: Rongbuk

Day 11: Everest Base Camp

Day 12: Leaving Dza Rongbuk,

Day 13: Dingri-Zhangmu.

Day 14: Zhangmu-Kathmandu

Day 15: :farewell friend

Day 1
Kathmandu-Lhasa (3650 m)

Transfer to airport . Upon arrival you will be met by our Tibet representative and transfer to Hotel.

Day 2

Guided sightseeing tour of Potala, the winter palace of the Dalai Lama; Drepung, the biggest monastic university of Tibet and Nechung Monastery, temple of the State oracle of Tibet.

Day 3

Guided sightseeing tour of Jokhang, the central cathedral of Tibet, Barkhor, the bustling Lhasa market encircling the Jokhang Temple, Tibetan Medical Center and Norbulinka Palace. Hotel.

Day 4
Lhasa-Gyangtse (3990 m), 350 kms

Drive via Yamdrok, the Turquoise Lake to Gyangtse across Kampa la pass 5050 m and Karo la (5045 m) passes. Visit Kubum stupa and Pelkor Chode Monastery. O/N Hotel.

Day 5
Gyangtse-Shalu-Shigatse (3860 m), 90 kms

Drive to Shigatse. En route visit Shalu Monastery. Visit Tashilhunpo Monastery, the seat of Panchen Lama who is the 2nd in the Buddhist religious hierarchy and Shigatse Market. O/N Hotel.

Day 6
Shigatse-Sakya-Shegar/Dingri(4350 m)

Today we arrive at Dingri, a windblown settlement and the gateway to Mt. Everest where we meet our Nepali Sherpa staffs. En route visit Sakya Monastery. Camp.

Day 7
Trek to EBC

The next 5 days we trek from the Dingri plains (14,400 ft) to all the way upto Dza Rongbu Monastery (16,350 ft) and Everest Base Camp at 16,900 ft. We begin our trek along Ra Chhu stream to beyond Chholling and past the village of Lungjhang (14,900 ft). Overnight Camp.

Day 8
Day 8: We continue our trek and pass through a small goat or Drokpa encampment and camp below Lamna La (15,600 ft).

Day 8: We continue our trek and pass through a small goat or Drokpa encampment and camp below Lamna La (15,600 ft).

Day 9
We climb over Lamna La (16,900 ft)

We head to over Lamna la with Gyachung Kang and Cho Oyu off to the south; and descend to Zommug, at 15,700 ft the highest permanent settlement in the Everest region. Zommug is a center for animal husbandry and a supply center for yaks used on Everest expeditions. Overnight Camp.

Day 10

To the south of Zommug is the famed Dza Rongbuk Monastery reached by either a spectacular high route or an easier low path. Once a flourishing retreat center, it is built by Dzatrul Ngawang Tenzin Norbu in early 1901-02. The majestic Everest stands towering high above in full glare.

Day 11
Everest Base Camp

Day 11: Everest Base Camp

Everest Base Camp (16,900 ft) and the Rongbuk Glacier are approximately 2-3 hrs above the monastery. The route passes retreat caves, the ruins of the nunnery of Sherab Chholing and the fast flowing Dzaka Chu. Just before the terminus of the Rongbuk Glacier is Everest Base Camp. Across a creek, is the ocean of ice that composes the Rongbuk Glacier, with views of the Himalayan range that are among the most spectacular ever. O/N Camp.

Day 12
Leaving Dza Rongbuk

Leaving Dza Rongbuk, we drive through the village of Chhosang, Phadrukchi, over Pang La, across Phung Chhu or Arun River, and into Dingri. O/N Camp/Guest House.

Day 13

From the Dingri plain we drive across the high Tibetan plateau to the trade post town of Nylam and onto Zhangmu, the border town. En route visit Milarepa Cave where Tibet’s greatest yogi of the 11th century Milarepa meditated. O/N Hotel.

Day 14

Across Friendship Bridge where our representative will meet you and drive you to Kathmandu

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Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Trek

Trip Facts

  • All ground transportation & Domestic Flight
  • 2-10
  • 5350 Meters
  • Hotel / Guest House
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu and Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Trek
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Moderate
  • Nepal
  • During spring season (March to May) and autumn season (September to November).