Lhasa Everest Base Camp trek– 13 Nights 14 is one of the most adventurous and exciting tour trekking packages in Tibet. In Lhasa Everest Base Camp trek – 13 Nights 14; you will discover the land of myths and secretes along with the trek to the Everest Base camp (EBC) of the world's highest peak Mt. Everest (8,848m.) This trail from Lhasa to Everest Base Camp (EBC) is 459 Kilometers but you will only trek for few kilometers from Tingri to Rongbuk and EBC. Climbing the world's highest mountain has become a fantasy for millions of people in the world. Lhasa Everest Base Trek – 13 Nights 14 Days will achieve your vision of an approach to Everest and exploring the spiritual Tibet and its historical city at a time. Mt. Everest Base Camp Trek "South Face Vs. North Face" Mount Everest (8,848 m) has two popular Base…
Lhasa Everest Base Camp trek– 13 Nights 14 is one of the most adventurous and exciting tour trekking packages in Tibet. In Lhasa Everest Base Camp trek – 13 Nights 14; you will discover the land of myths and secretes along with the trek to the Everest Base camp (EBC) of the world’s highest peak Mt. Everest (8,848m.) This trail from Lhasa to Everest Base Camp (EBC) is 459 Kilometers but you will only trek for few kilometers from Tingri to Rongbuk and EBC. Climbing the world’s highest mountain has become a fantasy for millions of people in the world. Lhasa Everest Base Trek – 13 Nights 14 Days will achieve your vision of an approach to Everest and exploring the spiritual Tibet and its historical city at a time.
Mount Everest (8,848 m) has two popular Base Camps; called Everest South Face Base Camp (South Col) and Everest North Face Base Camp (North Col); these two base camps locate in different countries of Nepal & Tibet (China). The EBC South Face Base Camp in Nepal lies at an altitude of 5364m (17598 ft) whereas the North Face Base Camp in Tibet lies at the altitude of 5150m (16900 ft).
These two base camps are used as campsites to summit Everest and thousands of travelers make their way up to Everest Base Camps as an Everest Base Camp Trek/Tour on each country. The South ridge is mostly used by adventure trekkers as an Everest Base Camp trekking -14 Days and one of the most popular trekking routes in the Himalayas where you will require 7-8 days to walk into the base camp and more 3-4 more days to be back in a total of 62 Kilometers whereas; to reach North ridge of EBC; you will only trek for 4-5 days. Alternatively, Lhasa Everest Base camp tour (8 Days) can be an option who can’t walk for multiple days…
Arrival Lhasa. You can reach Lhasa either taking flight from Kathmandu or taking flight/train from Mainland China. Upon arrival at Lhasa airport or train station, you will be met by our Tibet representative and transferred to the Hotel.
Overnight at the hotel in Lhasa
Guided sightseeing tour of Potala, the winter palace of the Dalai Lama; Drepung, the biggest monastic university of Tibet and Nechung Monastery, the temple of the State oracle of Tibet.
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.
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.
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.
Today we arrive at Dingri, a windblown settlement and the gateway to Mt. Everest where we meet our Sherpa staff. En-route visit Sakya Monastery.
The next 5 days we trek from the Dingri plains (14,400 ft) to all the way up to Dza Rongbuk 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).
We continue our trek and pass through a small goat or Drokpa encampment and camp below Lamna La (15,600 ft).
We climb over Lamna La (16,900 ft) 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.
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.
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.
Leaving Dza Rongbuk, we drive through the village of Chhosang, Phadrukchi, over Pang La, across Phung Chhu or Arun River, and into Dingri.
From the Dingri plain, we drive across the high Tibetan plateau to the trade post town of Kyirong, the border town.
Across Bridge where our representative from Kathmandu will meet you and drive you to Kathmandu
Note: Since the devastating earthquake in Nepal, the tours are being run from the Kerung border as Kodari/Zamngu border is temporarily closed.
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Payment: 30% of the total tour cost is required as an advance deposit to confirm the tour with HimalayanWindows (HW). The remaining balance will be charged 7 days before the departure date. Payment can be made through Wire Transfer or Credit Card. We process your credit card payment securely and no extra fee is charged.
Cancellation: For cancellation more than 30 days before the Tour Start Date, No Cancellation fee is charged. For cancellation from 29 calendar days up to and including 4 calendar days before the Tour Start Date, a charge of 30% of the total invoice amount is charged. For a cancellation occurring within 3 days of the date of travel or No Show shall be charged 100% of the total invoice amount. Learn more about Terms and Conditions.
Accommodation: Accommodation is in twin rooms in cities unless a special request is made for a single supplement with an additional fee. Accommodation is in twin or dormitory at lodges on the trek especially in a peak season, it is difficult to find single/twin rooms in the mountains. Our main focus is to provide clean and safe rooms to our valued guests.
Meals: Basically, every package we offer includes breakfast; lunch and dinner are provided based on the cost we offer on the tour. In Bhutan, every package is on a full board plan that includes Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. During the trek, we provide all meals where you will need to pay extra for drinking water and snacks.
Nepal Visa: Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Nepal needs to obtain a Nepal Visa. Nepal visa can be obtained on arrival and some countries need a visa before traveling to Nepal. Make sure your passport is valid at least 6 months from the Tour Start Date. Make sure to obtain a multi-entries Nepal Visa if you are planning cross country tours.
Bhutan Visa Clearance: Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Bhutan needs to obtain a Bhutan Visa Clearance before the travel to Bhutan. We obtain your Bhutan visa; you need to send your color scanned clear passport copy. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the Tour Start Date. Before flying to Bhutan, a Visa Clearance will be sent to you from your tour operator, you have to print the clearance paper and show it at the Druk Air/Bhutan Airlines counter during the Check-in. The original visa would be stamped into your passport upon arrival at the Paro airport. Learn more about Bhutan travel info.
Tibet Group Visa (TGV): Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Tibet from Nepal needs to obtain a Tibet Group Visa (TGV) in Kathmandu through the help of a tour operator. Make sure to land in Kathmandu 3-4 working days before the travel date t process for TGV. If you are traveling from China, no TGV is required, a Chinese Visa & Permit are needed, though. Learn more about the Tibet entry procedure.
Nepal & Bhutan: Nepal and Bhutan share the climate from high mountains to the low land sub-tropical plains and jungles. Both countries have similar weather and ideal to visit at the same time of the year. March to April (spring) & October to December (autumn and early winter) are the best time to visit as the air is clean and fresh with sunny skies. January and February are colder and June, July, and August (summer) are monsoon season.
Tibet: The best time to visit Tibet is from April to October as the weather is warmer, fresh, and sunny skies. November to March are usually very cold, but still possible to visit if the route is not blocked by the snow, especially in the regions like Namtso, Everest Base Camp, Mount Kailash, etc.
HimalayanWindows advises bringing proper Travel Insurance to all the travelers who are interested in traveling in the Himalayas. Travel Insurance is a policy that helps cover medical problems, emergency evacuation, theft, loss of belongings, last hour tour/ticket cancellation, etc.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Tibet tour Where is Tibet? Tibet is situated in the South-West of China, also bordering Nepal, India, Burma, and Bhutan. The historical territory of Tibet would make the world’s tenth-largest nation. At present, Tibet is under China’s occupation and has been divided up, renamed, and incorporated into Chinese Provinces. If China refers to Tibet, It means only part of historic Tibet; what it names the… Read More »
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