Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour
Product Code : AGORA145
The trip will begin in historical Lhasa, explore some of the major cultural & religious highlights like Potala Palace & Drepung Monasteries. Savour the delights of emerald green turquoise Yamdrok lake. Visit the places of interest in Shigaste, Gyantse, and pass through some of breath taking high passes, offering surreal views of the surroundings. Also visit to fabled Rongpung Monastery, highest monastery in the world and Everest Base Camp (rudimentary campsites used by mountain climbers during their ascent & descent) with a up, close and personal view of north face of Mt Everest.
Day 1; Arrive Lhasa (D)(3658m)
Transfer to your hotel. It takes little more than one hour (98 km). Free afternoon, rest, relax and acclimatised. Dinner & overnight at hotel.
Day 2; In Lhasa (B/D)
Breakfast at hotel, full day tour of Lhasa. Visit some of iconic edifices that defines Lhasa such as famous Potala Palace, Jokhang temple, shopping street in Barkhor. Setting pace of our own for detail visit of these landmarks as well as to enhance acclimatisation. Dinner & overnight at hotel.
Day 3; In Lhasa(B/D)
Breakfast at hotel, full day to explore Lhasa. Lhasa being the epicentre of cultural renaissance in Tibet, it has a lot of cultural attractions and sights to see. Also, most importantly, more days in Lhasa means to be better equipped with acclimatisation for the final summit tour of Everest Base Camp (17,225 feet). Today’s visit on the menu are Drepung Monastery, Nechung Temple, Sera monastery. Dinner & overnight at hotel.
Day 4; Lhasa – Yamdrok Lake – Gyantse – Shigatse (B/D) (3836m), 350km, 7 hours.
After breakfast, drive to Gyantse across 2 high Passes, affording spectacular vista and beautiful Yamdrok lake. In Gyantse, visit Pelkor Monastery and Kumbum Stupa.In the afternoon, drive the final 90km stretch to Shigatse, the second largest city in Tibet. Dinner & overnight at hotel.
Day 5; Shigatse – Shegar (New Tingri) (B/D)(4500m), 240km, 4 hours.
Breakfast at hotel. In the morning, visit famous Tashilhunpo Monastery. Then drive to Shegar over 2 high mountain passes. On the way, if time allows, make an excursion to visit Sakya Monastery (4280m). In the afternoon arrive in Shegar. Visit Shegar Monastery or climb up the ruins of Shegar Dzong for beautiful views. Dinner & overnight at hotel.
Day 6; Shegar – Rongbuk monastery(B/D) (5000m) Everest Base Camp (5250m), 100km, 4 hours.
Breakfast at hotel. Cross scenic valleys and rocky mountains, arrive in Rongbuk Moanstery. where you will have a fabulous view of Mt. Everest. Rongbuk monastery is the highest monastery in the world. Rongbuk Monastery to Everest is about 8km, and along the way you there are spectacular views of the world’s tallest mountain. You can either take a two-hour hike or take a bus to Everest Base Camp. Dinner & overnight at hotel.
Day 7; EBC – Shigatse (B/D) (3836m), 350km, 8 hours.
Breakfast at Camp, drive over two high mountain passes with great views of the Himalayas. Dinner & overnight at hotel.
Day 8; Shigatse – Lhasa,(B/D) 280km, 5 hours.
Breakfast at hotel drive to Lhasa. Spend some time strolling through the alleys of the old Tibetan quarter and peeking into any workshops or stores that interest you. Take the opportunity to dine on local cuisine, revisit a favorite restaurant, or scout out a delicious place to have supper. Dinner & overnight at hotel.
Day 9; Depart Lhasa(B)
Breakfast at hotel. As per flight schedule transfer to Gonggar airport for your departure flight.
3 Star Tibetan style accommodation
Daily breakfast and dinner
English speaking Guide
EBC road tax & Conservation fees
All land transfers by private vehicle
Bottled water in the vehicle
Oxygen bottle & first aid kit
All other expenses not listed in the included section.