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Lhasa tour with Everest Base Camp

Shangri-La Tibet Lhasa tour

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

Day 1: Fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa (1 hr 25 min)

You will travel to Lhasa from Kathmandu on a 1 hour 25 minutes flight. There we will transfer you into a top hotel.

Day 2- 3: Sightseeing in Lhasa including Potala Palace, Jokhang temple , other monasteries

The Great Adventure Treks will arrange a guided tour of Lhasa, and you will visit the prominent landmarks of the place. First, we head to Potala Palace, which in the old days used to be administrative and political of the whole Tibet region. The temple of Jokhang is the most sacred temple in all of Tibet.

You will also explore the Barkhor Street on the premises of the Jokhang Temple. There you can explore the old bazaar and taste the famous tibetan tea in the tea house. A culture show is organised every afternoon.

We proceed to sightsee the Drepung monastery and Sera monastery. The culturally significant landmarks of Tibet are famous for their architectural design. The Sera monastery holds a daily dramatic debate during the afternoon between the monks. You will spend the night at the hotel in Lhasa.

Day 4: Drive to Shigatse through Gyantse

You will head out to a short hike to the serenity of the lake Yamdrok. The lake is turquoise green and is one of the spectacular sights in Tibet is one of the three sacred lakes in Tibet.We then resume our journey to Shigatse. We will pass through the Karo la and Simi la pass on our way to Gyantse.(3950m) . while on Gyantse, we will visit the Pelkor monastery and the Kumbum stupa. The Kumbum stupa has a 100,000 Buddha pagodas.

After a drive of almost 90 km, we reach Shigatse the second largest city in Nepal and the old capital of the region. In Shigatse, we will visit Tashilhunpo monastery. The Tashilhunpo monastery is the successive seat of the “Penchan lamas.” We stay overnight at a hotel in Shigatse.

Day 5: Travel to Rongbuk (4980m) from Shigatse, 334 km

We leave Shigatse quite early and then drive to Lhatse . after having lunch in Lhatse, we resume our drive to Rongbuk via the friendship highway. The travel is made pleasant by the impressive scenery of the mountain trails.The road to Everest base camp is separated from the town Shegar. We spend the night at the Rongbuk monastery guesthouse.

Day 6: Trek to Everest Base Camp North Face (5200m)

The trek to Everest is short but grueling. It is only a 2 hr hike, but the altitude and lack of oxygen in the air make it difficult to breathe. But the beautiful view of the Mt Everest from the Everest base camp makes it worth the hike. After enjoying the environment of the camp bustling with the climbers, you make your trip back to Gyantse. You will spend the night at a hotel in Gyantse.

Day 7: Drive back to Lhasa, 341 km

We then head back to Lhasa on 341 km long journey from Gyantse via Yamdrok Tso lake. This will officially mark the end out the tour.

Day 8: Flight from Lhasa to Kathmandu or next destination

After a beautiful journey of 8 days, The Great Adventure Treks will assist you to board your flight to Kathmandu or your desired destination.

  • Flight tickets from Kathmandu to Lhasa
  • Tibet visa
  • Tour permit
  • All sightseeing
  • Monuments fees as per itinerary
  • Alien’s Travel Permit
  • Everest Base Camp Entrance Fee
  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis.
  • Accommodation in tented camp
  • Daily breakfast
  • English speaking Tibetan guide
  • English speaking experienced trekking guide
  • All government tax and service charges
  • Lhasa to Kathmandu flight ticket or if other destination please mention us.

  • Lunch and Dinner and drinks
  • Personal Expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • Natural and political disturbance
  • Tips for tour guide

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