Lhasa, the capital of the autonomous region of Tibet, is a paradise yet to be explored. Lhasa in the Tibetan language means “the place of the gods“. It is the center of Tibetan Buddhist heritage and history and has been for more than a millennium. The tour of Lhasa with Everest base camp will let you explore the untouched natural beauty and cultural heritage of the region.
The journey begins from Kathmandu, where you will board a flight to Lhasa. You will get to explore the famous Potala Palace, Jokhang temple and other monasteries in the region. From Lhasa, you will travel to the majestic Everest Base Camp via scenic towns of Rongbuk and Shigatse. The tour of Lhasa is a unique experience that you must try in your vacation.
The breathtaking view of the highest peak in the world Mt. Everest is a sight to be cherished. The Everest base camp will be full of enthusiastic climbers setting up their tents for the ascent. You will get to experience the cultural and religious significance of the region. Lhasa is an important spiritual hub of the “Shakya school of Buddhism”. Thousands of pilgrims come to Lhasa to offer their prayers in the monasteries every year.
Stop searching for a good place to go on vacation. Visit Lhasa to make memories for a lifetime with The Great Adventure Treks. Have a look at the itinerary details for your ease.
Day 01: Fly from Kathmandu ( 1,300 m / 4265 ft) to Lhasa ( 3,650 m / 11975 ft ) 1 hr 25 min and drive to hotel
Day 02 and 03: Sightseeing in Lhasa ( Jokhang temple, Barkhor bazaar, Potala palace, Sera & Drepung monasteries )
Day 04: Drive to Shigatse/Xigatse ( 90 km / 3900 m / 12795 ft ) via Gyantse ( 261 km / 3950 m / 12959 ft )
Day 05: Drive to Ronbuk (334 km / 4980 m / 16338 ft)
Day 06: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5200 m / 17,056 ft)
Day 07: Drive to Lhasa (341 KM / 3650 m / 11975 ft)
Day 08: Flight from Lhasa to Kathmandu or next destination