Tibet Tour via Everest Base Camp - 10 Days

Tibet Tour via Everest Base Camp - Heaven Nepal

Tibet Tour via Everest Base Camp takes us into the wilderness of Nepal and colorful cities and villages of Tibet. In this 10 days tour, we will discover two distinct culture, history, lifestyle, and landscapes i.e. of Nepal and Tibet.

In Nepal, you will see greenery everywhere and Tibet has an arid land. Both countries will enrich you with something new. Nepal is popular for its Himalayas; hospitality whereas Tibet for Tibetan Buddhism, monasteries and religious festivals.

Enjoy the vistas of highest mountains of the world and oldest monasteries while being surrounded by picturesque Tibetan Plateau. A mysterious land of glorious snow-capped peaks, raging river, tranquil lakes, Tibet is an ultimate destination for those willing to enjoy spirituality and peace. Since the country lies on the back of Himalayas`, it receives minimum rainfall thus has an arid and dry land.

Tibet Tour via Everest Base Camp Highlights

  • Vistas of sparkling Himalayan ranges
  • Explore the colorful culture of Nepal and Tibet
  • Immerse into the beauty of shimmering lakes, sparkling glaciers, and exquisite settlements
  • Traverse through the high Himalayans, yaks pastures and meadows.
  • Wander through the colorful local market of Nepal and Tibet

Outine Itinerary

Day 1: Drive From Kathmandu to Nyalam (3,750m)
Day 2: Drive From Nyalam to Tingri (4390m)
Day 3: Drive From Tingri – Rongbuk – Visit Everest Base Camp
Day 4: Drive From Xegar to Lhatse (4050m)
Day 5: Drive From Lhatse – Sakya Monastery to Shigatse (3950m)
Day 6: Drive From Shigatse to Gyantse (3950m)
Day 7: Drive From Gyantse to Lhasa (3650m)
Day 8: Sightseeing Tour in Lhasa
Day 9: Sightseeing Tour in Lhasa
Day 10: Departure From Lhasa to your onward destination

Best Season for Tibet Tour via Everest Base Camp

The best season to visit Tibet is during spring (March to April); in summer (May to July) and in autumn (August to October).

Our trekking agency is well known among tourists as one of the most reliable travel agencies in Nepal. We never make any compromise in service we offer. We provide our clients with world-class services at a competitive price. Along with Nepal tour, we run several other tours including Tibet and Bhutan tour. We have experienced crew members who will help to make your journey memorable and worthy. Join us and enjoy the hospitality and service you have never experienced before.

The Tibet Tour via Everest Base Camp begins and ends in the capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu. During this 10 day trek, we will explore small and big towns like Rongbuk, Sakya, Kyirong, Gyantse, and Shigatse. Exploring the base camp of the worlds highest alp, Mt. Everest is the major highlight of this trek.

Dalai Lama’s Norbulingka Potala Palaces and Rongbuk, the highest monastery in the world are other major attraction. Apart from this, we will explore Khumbum Stupa, Tashilhunpo, Shalu, Phalkot, Drepung and Sera monasteries as well as the vistas of Cho Oyu and Shishapangma peaks and Rongbuk Glacier. The Tibet Tour via Everest Base Camp begins with a short drive to Nepal-Tibetan border. Upon crossing the friendship bridge and completing immigration formalities, we will catch a bus to Nyalam. We will visit other places and monasteries like Tingri, Rongbuk, Everest Base Camp, Xegar, Lhatse, Sakya Monastery, Shigatse, Gyantse, and Lhasa. We will also get the opportunity to witness unbelievable sunrise and sunset over the glorious Alps.

Day 1
Day 1: Drive From Kathmandu to Nyalam (3,750m)

Post breakfast, our representative will pick you from your hotel then drive to Nepal – China border. We will drive through Kodari and walk for a few minutes to the bridge. From here, we will take another bus then drive to Zhangmu, the entrance of Tibet. It is 145 km from Kathmandu. Upon reaching Zhangmu, you will meet the rest of our crew member including a local guide for the onward journey. We will take a short break here and complete all the immigration formalities. From here we will drive for another 3 hours. We will enjoy the glimpse of Tibet while heading towards Nyalam. A small village 35 km away from Nyalam is set at an elevation of 3,750 m. The lodges and guest house are simple offering basic services. Spend the rest of the day roaming around this historic village and hiking to nearby places for acclimatization purpose. Spend a comfortable night at a hotel in Nyalam.

Day 2
Day 2: Drive From Nyalam to Tingri (4390m)

We will have a breakfast before leaving the beautiful village behind. Drive up the gorge until we reach the top. From here, the valley expands then we will be driving on the flat deserted land. On the way, we will get the opportunity to have a view of Shishapangma. After driving for a few hours, we will catch our first glimpse of the highest mountain in the world, Mt. Everest. We will be in Tingri in four hours. The village sits at an elevation of 4,300 m. The sparsely populated village houses a Gelug monastery. We will get the first

up-close view of some of the highest Alps in the world including Cho Oyu, Makalu, Lhotse, and Everest. Hike to the nearby places and delve into the beauty of this place. Overnight stay would be at a simple but clean room.

Day 3
Day 3: Drive From Tingri – Rongbuk – Visit Everest Base Camp

Post breakfast, we will start driving on the snaky road. Though the distance from Tingri to Everest Base Camp is just 120 km, it will take us more time to reach there as we will be driving on the serpentine road and it’s windy too. In a few sections of the road, it’s bumpy too. We will stop in Rongbuk, leave our private vehicle behind and ride on the eco-friendly bus which is compulsory. We will have two option; we can either take a bus or hike to Everest Base Camp. Upon reaching Everest Base Camp, we will snap pictures, immerse in its heavenly beauty, and spend a few moments in the tranquil ambiance.

Day 4
Day 4: Drive From Xegar to Lhatse (4050m)

After an early morning breakfast, we will hop into the bus and drive towards Lhatse. The route to Lhatse is decorated with wonderful landscapes with the view of majestic mountains on the distance. Drive below the white clouds on the open valley decorated with the prayer flag, it will take us around 5 to 6 hours to reach Lhatse from Xegar. Upon reaching Lhatse, it is time to explore the city. Lhatse is a small town with few places to explore. In the south of Lhatse, there is a monastery named Lhatse Chode Monastery and in the east, there is a hot spring named Xiqian and another monastery named Drama Gyang.

Day 5
Day 5: Drive From Lhatse – Sakya Monastery to Shigatse (3950m)

After spending a beautiful night in this heavenly town, we will start our journey to Shigatse. We will drive on the beautiful valley featuring diverse landscapes and vegetation. We will reach Sakya Monastery in few hours. We will stop here and visit this colorful monastery before traversing to Shigatse. Passing through 4500 meters Tsola Pass and driving on a scenic road for few more hours, we will reach Shigatse. The second largest city in Tibet houses an ancient monastery called Tashilhunpo Monastery. The architecture and the design of the building are remarkable. There are several other monasteries in this place. Short visit of these monasteries will give us a sense of peace and uplift our spirit.

Day 6
Day 6: Drive From Shigatse to Gyantse (3950m)

Post breakfast, we will hop into our bus for today’s journey. It is a two hours ride from Shigatse. The road passes through smooth road on the wide valley with farms on both sides of the road. The two hours of drive will give us the opportunity to view one of the major valleys in Tibet. In Gyantse, we will come across beautiful monasteries reflecting typical Tibetan architecture. The remnants of history, majestic fort and beautiful town add charm to Gyantse. Gyantse Kumbun Stupa is an ancient stupa with six floors. These monasteries host major festivals each year. After exploring the city the whole day, we will check-in to the hotel. We will stay Overnight at a neat and tidy room.

Day 7
Day 7: Drive From Gyantse to Lhasa (3650m)

Driving on the steady road, crossing through several villages, we will reach the point from where we can have a clear view of Nojin Kangtsang Glacier. Following the same road, we will cross Karo La. Enjoying the vista of a beautiful town, Nangkartse, riding alongside the beautiful Yamdrok Tso Lake with a vista of Massif of Mt. Nojin Kangtsang on the distance. Crossing the Kanba La, we will soon reach Yarlungdzangbo River. A half an hour drive from here will take us to Lhasa. Upon reaching the town, we will check-in to the hotel and take rest.

Day 8
Day 8: Sightseeing Tour in Lhasa

We have separated two days for Lasha tour. The first day of the tour starts with exploring the ancient Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and Barkhor street.

Potala Palace: The highest monument in the country, a beautiful Potala palace is nestled on the top of Lhasa Valley. The UNESCO World Heritage Site and museum, Potala palace is former residence of Dalai Lama. There are two places White Palace and Red Palace. The architecture of this place is breathtaking and reflects the tradition and custom of Tibet. Gardens, the printing house, the seminary, School of Buddhist Logic and Jai are some other attraction of this palace. The Palace has a great cultural value in Tibet.

Jokhang Temple: Set on the heart of Lhasa, the temple is the holiest in Tibet. We can see followers offering their prayers twenty-four hours. Constructed in 647 AD, the architecture, design, and arts in the monastery reflect the history and culture of Tibet. Initially, there were only eight shrines in the plaza but due to the

multiple renovations, the number of shrines increased. The four-story temple has a golden top. The Life – Sized Sitting Sakyamuni Statue is the major attraction of this monastery.

Barkhor Street: After exploring the magnificent temple, we will head to the ancient street of Tibet, Barkhor Steet. Popular among tourist for its locally made authentic souvenirs, the street has its own place in the history. Built along with Jokhang Temple, the street has a great religious and cultural significance among the Tibetans. The colorful street has a lot of things to offer to tourists. The place is filled with local vendors selling wooden bowls, ornaments, traditional customs, hats, carpets, and Tibetan swords and knives along with Tibetan fabric hand-woven clothes and shoes. Stroll around the street in a clockwise direction, purchase souvenirs for your loved ones then head back to the hotel. After a delicious Tibetan meal, we will call it a day.

Day 9
Day 9: Sightseeing Tour in Lhasa

On the second day of the tour, we will explore Drepung Monastery in the morning and in the afternoon, we will visit Sera Monastery. Drepung Monastery: The largest Tibetan monastery, Drepung is surrounded by Mt Gephel. The monument built in 1416, has the capacity to house around 10,000 monks. The plaza has several white buildings. Among

other houses, Ganden Phodrang has a great significance among the Tibetan as it was once the residence of Dalai Lamas. Shoton Festival is celebrated with great enthusiasm. In the monastery, both Exoteric Buddhism and Esoteric Buddhism are taught. The monastery houses a sumptuous palace called Ganden Phodrang, coqen hall and an academy named Zhacang. Here, we will explore the Chinaware made centuries ago, Thankas created during Qing and Ming Dynasty, Wndu Bronze Mirror and thousands of Buddha Statues. After delving into the captivating beauty of this place, we will head to our next destination, Sera Monastery.

Sera Monastery: Another prominent religious heritage in Tibet, Sera Monastery, is the astounding place to witness the debate among the monks. The argument is about the Buddhist rituals. The place used to house over five thousand monks, however, now it only gives shelter to some hundreds of monks. The Assembly Hall, Je Dratsang, Me Dratsang, and Ngakpa Dratsang are some of the major attraction of this place. Festivals like Sera Bengjin Festival and Shoton Festival are celebrated with great enthusiasm. After visiting the place, we will head back to our hotel, eat dinner and spend a cozy night.

Day 10
Day 10: Departure From Lhasa to your onward destination

After an early morning breakfast, our guides will transfer you to the airport for your onward journey.

Service Included

  •  Twin Sharing Accommodation as per the Itinerary on Bed and Breakfast Basis.
  •  English Speaking Tibetan Guide
  •  Transpiration as per the Itinerary by Van and Bus.
  •  Monastery Entrance Fee.
  •  Tibet Travel Permit.

Service Not Included

  •  Lunch and Dinner
  •  Your travel Insurance of Any Kind.
  •  Natural or Political disturbance Which Beyond our Control.
  •  Personal Expenses such as drinks, tips, Porter charge etc.

Permit: To enter Tibet, you will need a Tibet Entry Permit. You have to issue the permit before arriving at the Tibet border. So, it is wise to hire an experienced travel agency before embarking into the journey. Public Security Bureau issue the Aliens; Travel Permit. You can apply for this permit after reaching Lhasa. You will need to show passport and TTB permit at the Foreign Affairs Section of PSB. Within seven hours,
you will get the permit.

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Tibet Tour via Everest Base Camp

Trip Facts

  • Road Transport
  • Moderate
  • 2-12
  • 10 Days
  • March to April, May to July, August to October

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