Trip Highlights

  • Trip Durations 8 Days
  • Trip Destination Tibet
  • Group Size 2-20
  • Accomodation Hotel
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Best Season March-May, Sep-Nov
  • Trip Start Trip Start Lhasa
  • Trip End Trip End Lhasa

Trip Overview

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Introduction to Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour

Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour Package includes all the important places in Central and South Tibet, including the famous monasteries and the Tibet Mount Everest Base Camp.

With a height of 8,848 meters and the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest is probably the most popular mountain in the eyes of adventurous travelers. Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour is a popular tour in Tibet. Visiting the Tibet Everest Base Camp offers beautiful Himalayan views, including Everest, with Tibetan culture, traditions, history, and natural attractions of Tibet.

An adventure trip to Everest Base Camp is challenging for you both physically and psychologically, but it will give you the most unique views of the Himalayan peaks and beautiful memories that will never be forgotten.

At an altitude of 3,490 meters, Lhasa is the highest located city in the world. Lhasa is the religious and administrative capital of Tibet. Including many culturally important Tibetan Buddhist sites, Lhasa is located in the center of the Tibetan Plateau where the surrounding mountains are up to 5,500 meters high.

It is considered a holy land as it has places of cultural significance like Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Norbulingka Palace, Sera Monastery, and Drepung Monastery. Potala Palace, Norbulingka, and Jokhang Temple are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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Potala Palace is the dominant palace in the city of Lhasa. It is a magnificent building with the Dalai Lama’s private quarters as well as many grand staterooms and many important chapels. Another popular site is the Jokhang Temple, the oldest temple in Lhasa, which is well-decorated with many Tibetan features. The temple is surrounded by Bakhor Street and a visit to this temple helps to get a real taste of Tibetan culture.

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Visit the famous Drepung Monastery

Drepung Monastery is another famous monastery in Tibet. From here you can see beautiful views of the entire city of Lhasa and the distant mountains. Norbulinka is the former summer palace of the Dalai Lama, surrounded by lush gardens. It is the favorite place of Tibetan people to celebrate festivals.

An experienced local Tibetan tour guide will take good care of you and have a good insight into the Himalayan environment and local culture. Enjoy yourself with opportunities to learn about Tibetan religion, culture, and traditions.

As you have to reach the Everest base camp, good physical fitness is required for this trip. Autumn and spring are the best seasons for Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour, but Odyssey Treks arrange tour packages at any time of the year, depending on the holiday of travelers. Don’t think of it as just a tour – a great mountain trip that you will do in your lifetime. Pack your bags and get ready to tour the beautiful and peaceful Tibet with Odyssey Treks and make your trip an unforgettable moment for a lifetime.

We 0perate both private and group join base tours of the Tibet Everest Base Camp. Check out our itinerary which is designed to cover all aspects of the tour. Let us know if our itinerary is not suitable for you, we will tailor it to your needs.

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Trip Itinerary

Day 1

Lhasa arrival and transfer to hotel.

Day 2

Sightseeing tour in Lhasa.

Day 3

sightseeing tour in Lhasa.

Day 4

Lhasa to Shigatse (3900m) 350 Km - 7 hours drive.

Day 5

Shigatse to Xegar (4200m) 240 Km - 6 hours drive.

Day 6

Xegar to Rongbuk (4980m) and trek to Everest Base Camp (5,250m) then return back to Xegar – 9 Hours.

Day 7

Xegar to Kerung (3700m) 315 km - 6 hours drive.

Day 8

Kerung to Kathmandu (200 Km) - 11 hours drive.

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Each client's needs may be different. The price of the trip varies according to the size of your group and the service you want. The cost of the trip is calculated according to the type of service and accommodation chosen by our customers.

Each trip is customized to fit the client's needs and group size, so the price of each organized trip is different. Please let us know the service you want and the size of the group. We create trips to suit your taste and travel budget per your requirements. Hope you find our price calculation reasonable according to your needs and preferences.

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Frequently asked questions about this trip

Can I travel to Tibet independently?

No independent travel is allowed in Tibet. Due to China's very strict tourism policy for Tibet, you cannot get a visa on your own. All tourists must obtain a travel permit, tour guide, and, private vehicle through an authorized travel company in Tibet, which Odyssey Treks arranges for you.

how can I get a travel permit for Tibet?

It is practically not possible to obtain a travel permit to Tibet without the assistance of a tour operator. If you inform us 2 weeks before entering Tibet and provide the required documents, we will assist you in obtaining a travel permit.

is it possible to extend my Tibet visa?

It is a well-known fact that travelers must have a valid Chinese visa to cover the entire period of their stay in Tibet. Tourists visiting Tibet need to be aware that Tibet tourism regulations do not allow any change in departure dates from Tibet. Passengers will not be allowed to extend their visa in Tibet under any circumstances, so make sure your Chinese visa covers the duration of your visit to Tibet before applying for a Tibet entry permit.

when is the best time to visit Tibet?

Generally, the best time to visit Tibet is from March to October but depending on what travelers want to see or do, most tourist destinations can be visited at any time of the year. The best time to visit Everest Base Camp in Tibet is April-May or September-October as the sky is clear and bright during these months.

What kind of hotel facilities are available in Tibet?

Hotels and guest houses are available in most cities. You can find everything from simple guest houses to five-star hotels in Lhasa. Up to 3-star hotels are available at Shigatse Gyantse and Tsedang. In other small and remote areas, accommodation is mainly available in guesthouses and they are very simple.

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