Lhasa - Gyantse - Shakya - Shigatse - Rongbuk Monastery - Everest base camp - Yamdrok Lake
5,400 M/17,712 FT
Mar - Oct
Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Tour Highlights
- Cultural Sightseeing at Lhasa, Shigatse, Gyantse, Sakya and Rongbuk Mnastery.
- Exceptional Himalayan view of Mt. Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Lhotse and numerous other peaks.
- Scenic drive to Yamdrok Yumtso Lake and Namtso Lake.
- Without physical challenges reach at world famous Everest Base Camp.
- Explore the culture and life style of Tibet nomads.
Musical Adventure Trekking brought 8 Days Lhasa to Everest Base Camp flying in and out tour. The week long trip showing you most touristic places of center Tibet. The trip begins as soon as you arrive at Lhasa Gonggar airport of Tibet and your journey continues to drive to hub of center Tibet, known Lhasa.
Lhasa a most dense population city of Tibet has beautiful Tibetan monuments and few of the monuments are listed in the UNESCO world heritage sites as well. The entire Tibet is home of Buddhist and they are practicing Buddhism in home and monasteries. First two days we are exploring around the Lhasa and nearby sights including Potala Palace, Jokhang temple, Drepung monastery, Sera monastery, Norbulinka, Ganden Monastery, Yerpa monastery. Following days our journey continues to Shigatse, Gyangze, Sakya, Tingri, Rongbuk Monastery, Everest Base camp and retrace drive to Lhasa. As we are driving a these town we are visiting Yamdrok Lake, Gyantse Kumbum, Pelkhor Chode Monastery, Assembly Hall, Tsechen Monastery, Tashilhupo Monastery, Summer Palace of the Pachen Lama, Rongbuk Monastery, North Everest Base Camp, Sakya Monastery.
Our 9Days Lhasa Everest Base Camp tour starting on elevation of 3,660 M/12,004 FT and drive often taking town, village, plateau and over the passes up to 5400 M/17,712 FT which is a viewpoint as well. We will see breathtaking arid landscapes, lakes, and panoramic high Himalayan range with massive soppy glaciers.
Tibet is a high altitude plateau country set on bottom of high mountains ranges. All the travelers should know when to do travel to Tibet. We are sharing our experience on.
December – January – February – March: These four-month are one of the coldest temperatures in the Tibet. Night temperature is extremely cold and your drinking water often frozen. During the day very strong sunshine, cold & dry and cold wind but temperatures still stay +1 during the days.
April a mid month between winter and summer in Tibet, the winter walking out and summer entering. We can to the any trip in Tibet but still cold, dry, lakes still frozen and temperature goes under -1°C.
The summer is finishing and winter season entering to Tibet. Often snow fall after last week of October and the most of the lakes changing to frozen form.
May – June – July – August – September – October:
These six-month are the best time to do any trip in any part of Tibet. The weather is warm, sunny, grassy and higher oxygen content. Some time showering in nights but not a heavy rain and long. These months are the one of the busiest month in the year and often need to stay in the queue to visiting monuments and check point.
Once you provide your international flight details arrange airport transportation and waiting to welcome you on the roof of the world with your name on placards in Lhasa Gonggar airport. An hour's drive to Lhasa city offers a breathtaking view of Tibet plateau.
5/6 Hrs tour Breakfast Hotel
Full day tour into the Lhasa city where you will explore Potala palace (Dalai Lama residence), Jokhang temple also walking alongside colorful Barkhor Street.
Another day in Lhasa city, you will have enjoyable walk thru Lhasa city and visiting Sera monastery and Drepung monastery.
6/7 Hrs drive Breakfast Hotel
The Xigatse drive begins from Lhasa city, then passes Yamdrok Lake and get spectacular view of Karola glacier also drive over 5000 m. Lunch break at Gyantse city then explore Pelkor Chode also called Palcho Monastery and Kumbum stupa before reaching Shigatse city.
6 Hrs drive Breakfast Guest House
Our journey start after breakfast. Drive continue on highway passing Lhatse, Tingri and than arrive at Rongbuk. Rongbuk claimed to be highest Monastery in the world. The Monastery was found in 1902 AD and its is part of Nyingmapa sect in Tibetan Buddhism. Now the Monastery is look after by nuns. The Monastery provides great view of North face of Mt. Everest and Rongbuk glacier and Everest base camp nearby Monastery just 8km.
8 Hrs drive Breakfast Hotel
You will see glorious sunrise on Mount Everest from Rongbuk monastery, the highest altitude monastery in the planet. After breakfast drives towards Sagya monastery and passes Tingri, Lhatse with enjoying to see numerous of snow mountains and a glimpse of Tibetan nomads.
6/7 Hrs drive Breakfast Hotel
After breakfast visiting Sagya/Shakya monastery, the large monastery in Tibet plateau then we traverse thru Shigatse and Gyantse to Lhasa.
Your lhasa Everest base camp tour program comes to end this morning, does not have any program in our schedule except shopping in the morning before your flight schedule. You will be transferred to the train station or Gonggar airport for towards journey.
- Airport/train station pick-up and drop-off services
- Necessary Tibet permit and visa
- Twin sharing accommodation in Tibet with breakfast
- Group transportation by Bus/Jeep/Van
- English speaking Tibetan guide
- All the sightseeing entrance fees as it mention in itinerary
What's not included?
- Travel and medical insurance which should covered emergency evacuations
- Meals (Lunch and Dinner) in entire Tibet tour
- China visa
- International airfare
- Personal expense phone, shopping etc
- Tipping to guide and driver
Notes: Departure dates and itinerary arrangements can be custom-tailored to your needs, so please contact us with your inquiries regarding your tour departure date.