Kathmandu Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour  |  12 Days

The Kathmandu Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour is a perfect package to visit the historical monuments, Monasteries, Himalayan views including the Mt. Everest and explore social, cultural lifestyle of ethnic groups. The trip is also popular as Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Tour, which combines Kathmandu city as starting and ending point. The tour is an exclusive reward for the travelers by the natural and cultural prosperity of the highly located land of Tibet. Lhasa as the central point for visiting the ancient Monasteries and Palaces and overland tour to the Everest Base Camp are central attractions of this tour package.

The Kathmandu Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour begins from Kathmandu, which flies to Lhasa, the center of Tibetan Buddhist culture and traditions. The Lhasa sightseeing tour offers ancient Monasteries, Potala Palace (historical palace of Dalai Lama), and Tibet Museum, Sera Monastery, Barkhor Bazaar and several other tourist spots. The long road journey begins on the following day. It goes through Gyantse, Shigatse and Tingri, ultimately to the Everest Base Camp. The views are incredible of Mt. Everest, Nojin Kangtsang and several snow covered Peaks along with the surrounding barren landscape. The tour crosses several passes like Kamba La (5030m) and Gyatsola pass (5220m). Visiting to the Yamdroktso Lake, Pelkor Monastery, Kumbun temple, Rongpbu Monastery, traditional villages are other attractions of Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Trekking including Kathmandu. One of the enticing aspects of this tour is the cultural practices of Tibetan Buddhists, their devotion in religion, lifestyles, traditional agriculture system. The tour drives back all the way to Lhasa from Everest Base Camp and fly back to the Kathmandu.

Kathmandu to Everest Base Camp Tour via Lhasa comprises both natural and cultural features. It is one the ideal trips in Tibet Holiday Packages for the travelers. The Good Vibe Adventure Company operates various tour packages in Tibet with experienced guides and acclimatization. Even the monsoon is the best season to visit this mystical land, due to its location in the Himalayan rain shadow area. Please, contact us for detailed information.

Trip Highlights of Kathmandu Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour

  • Visit the ancient Monuments at Kathmandu.
  • Fly over the Himalayan ranges to Lhasa.
  • Visit the historical Potala Palace and Tibet Museum.
  • Feel the thrill of rural drive.
  • Cross the high passes: Kamba La (5030m), Gyatsola pass (5220m).
  • Spectacular Himalayan views from Everest Base Camp.

Outline Itinerary:

  • 1Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu (1350m).Namaste and Welcome to Kathmandu. Representative of Good Vive Adventure greets you at the international airport. Then you will be transferred at the hotel. After check-in at the hotel, refresh and rest yourselves. We will briefly explain our tour program in the evening. O/N at Hotel.
  • 2Day 2: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and Tour Preparation.After breakfast, we set out for guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu. Pashupatinath temple is the pilgrimage destination of Hindu devotees, lies on the bank of Bagmati River. It is a temple of Lord Shiva. Shiva Linga and It has got a place for cremation, where the dead bodies are burnt down. A great fair held here in Mahashivaratri. Boudhanath Stupa is a Buddhist pilgrimage site and the great Stupa in the Asia, built in the 17th century. It is surrounded by the resident of Tibetan Buddhist communities. You can feel the real sense of Buddhism around here. Swoyambhunath Stupa is also known as the Monkey temple, lies on the top of the hill. The golden temple on the hill top is followed by 365 steps which is significant in Buddhism. It is a good viewpoint of the Kathmandu valley and visitors can have the spectacular sunset views from here. Then we drive back to the hotel and prepare our upcoming trip. O/N at Hotel.
  • 3Day 3: Fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa (3670m).After breakfast, we drive to airport and fly to the Lhasa, the central region of Tibet. It is a scenic flight over the high Himalayan range. Check-in at the hotel and rest. We can visit around the local market. It is helpful to acclimatize at the high altitude. O/N at Hotel.
  • 4Day 4: Lhasa Sightseeing. Visit the Potala Palace, Norbulingka Palace and Tibet Museum.After breakfast at the hotel, we set off for the sightseeing tour at Lhasa City. We visit the 15th century Potala Palace. We have an opportunity to explore the secret rooms of the historical rulers as the private room of the Dalai Lama. We can see the collections of ancient materials of Buddhists. Then we visit the summer palace of Dalai Lama known as Norbulingka Palace, which includes the greatest man made garden in Tibet. Our last visit for today is the Tibet Museum, which is known as the National Gallery in Tibet. O/N at Hotel.
  • 5Day 5: Lhasa Sightseeing: Visit the Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor BazaarIt is our second day of Lhasa sightseeing. After breakfast, we go to visit the golden roof Sera Monastery, which is nicely decorated. Then we visit the 14th century Drepung Monastery, where several Buddhist monks are taking shelter. Another site to visit is the Jokhang Monastery, which is historical. After visiting around the Barkhor Bazaar, we back to our hotel and rest. O/N at Hotel.
  • 6Day 6: Lhasa – Gyangtse- Shigatse (3836m).Today, we start our driving journey with a long drive. We drive to the Gyangtse by the side of Yamdrok Tso Lake, which is one of the three holy Lakes in Tibet. The road drive is scenic though bumpy. We cross the Kamba La (5030m) enjoying the exciting views of Mt. Nojin Kangtsang. After we reach to Gyangtse, we visit the Pelkor Monastery and Kumbun temple. Then we take a long drive to Shighatse. O/N at Hotel.
  • 7Day 7: Drive to Tingri (4200m).This is again a long road drive from Shigatse to Tingri. On the way, we cross the Gyatsola pass (5220m). We also visit the Sakya Monastery on the way, which offers the views of Mt. Everest and surrounding barren landscape. We stop at the last point of this place called Tingri. O/N at Hotel.
  • 8Day 8: Drive to Everest Base Camp (5150m).It is a great journey today that we drive through the thrilling road drive, which should be driven very carefully. The Himalayan views of Mt. Everest, Cho Oyu, Gyachung and other snow covered peaks are fabulous. The sunrise and sunset views are astounding over the Mountain range. We can visit the nearby Rongphu Monastery in the evening. O/N at Hotel.
  • 9Day 9: Rongpbu Monastery-Tingri-Shigatse.A long drive from Rongphu Monastery to Shigatse via Tingri for 9 hours again offers various views of barren landscape, scattered ethnic settlement and rural lifestyle. Reach to Shigatse and rest. O/N at Hotel.
  • 10Day 10: Drive to Lhasa.On our returning to the Lhasa, we visit the Tashilhunpo Monastery in the morning. It was built in the 15th century and very much popular for the seat of the Panchen Lama. Continuing the road drive, we reach to Lhasa in 5 hours. O/N at Hotel.
  • 11Day 11: Fly from Lhasa to Kathmandu.After breakfast, we drive to the airport at Lhasa in the early morning. Then we fly to Kathmandu. It is a scenic Himalayan flight. After landing at Kathmandu, we transfer to the hotel. We have rest of the time for shopping and do personal things. O/N at Hotel.
  • 12Day 12: Final Departure.Today, it’s your final day of the trip in Nepal. On your airport time, Good Vibe Adventure will bid farewell and wish for a safe journey. Or if you have extra activities in Nepal then we do the further trip.

Cost Includes

  • Transportation 
  • Tibet travel permit.
  • English speaking Tibetan guide.
  • Accommodation on twin sharing room basis.
  • Sightseeing and monastery entrance fees as per our itinerary.
  • Daily breakfast.
  • Hotel-airport-hotel transfer in Lhasa and Kathmandu.

Cost Excludes

  • Client and travel insurance.
  • Lunch and dinner.
  • Personal expenses such as a drink, tips&, etc.
  • Nepal re-entry visa fee
  • Trip Duration 12 Days
  • Destination Tibet
  • Trip Difficulty Easy to Moderate
  • Trip Style Tour
  • Accomodation Includes
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