Duration: 10 days
Starts from: Kathmandu
Ends on: Kathmandu
Max altitude: 3,650M
Transportation: Private vehicles
Best season: September - November, April - August
Group Size: Minimum-02/ Maximum 16
The Lhasa-Kathmandu via Everest base camp tour is the best tour to explore majestic Tibet. This tour will give you perfect opportunity to enhance the historical Lhasa and the north face of Everest along with the beautiful and cultural villages/towns. We will explore the Lhasa’s impressive monasteries like Dalai Lama’s Potala, Norbulingka palace, Tibetan museum and Barkhor Bazaar. The Ganden monastery and Drak Yerpa cave is another Lhasa’s sight. Here onward we will take a land cruise to drive through Everest base camp and further to Kathmandu.
Driving through the Nepal-China friendship is another sight of the tour. You can enjoy the landscapes, mountains and chill weather. Driving in a friendship highway is really a true overland experience.
Pashupatinath-the holiest Hindu Temple of Nepal and Boudhanath-the largest Buddhist Stupa and Swayambhunath Stupa-the two thousand years old Buddhist shrine.
Explore exotic Kathmandu, home to elaborate Hindu temples, Buddhist stupas, and lively bazaar
Day 01: Arrival in Lhasa and transfer to Tsetang (3,550m) 95km, 1.5 hours
Day 02: Tsetang to Lhasa (3,650m) via Samye Monastery, Chim Phu caves and Yambulakhang palace (150 km) 8-9 hours
Day 03: Lhasa sightseeing: Potala Palace, Norbulingka Palace and Tibet Museum - 6 hours
Day 04: A day excursion to Namtso Lake - 8 hours
Day 05: Lhasa sightseeing: Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Bazaar - 6 hours
Day 06: Lhasa to Gyantse (3,950m) via Karo La Pass and Yamdrok Tso Lake (325km) - 6 hours
Day 07: Gyantse to Shigatse (3,900m) via Shalu Monastery (90 km) - 2 hours
Day 08: Shigatse to Rongbuk (5,000m) via Sakya Monastery (350km) - 8 hours
Day 09: Rongbuk to Lhasa via Everest Base Camp (599km) - 9-10 hours
Day 10: Departure
Day 01: Fly Kathmandu to Lhasa (3650M)
Day 02: Guided Sightseeing Lhasa tour: impressive monasteries like Dalai Lama’s Potala, Norbulingka Palace, Tibetan museum.
Day 03: Guided Sightseeing Lhasa tour: Ganden Monastery and Drayerpa Cave
Day 04: Drive Lhasa to Gyantse (3900M) – 270km
Day 05: Drive Gyantse to Shigatse (3800M) – 100km
Day 06: Drive Shigatse to Lhatse (4000M) – 157km
Day 07: Drive Lhatse to Rombuk - Everest Base Camp – 5090m
Day 08: Drive Rombuk to Tingri (4300M)–110km
Day 09: Drive Tingri to Zhangmu (2300M) – 240km
Day 10: Drive Zhangmu to Kathmandu (1300M) – 125km