14 days Lhasa-Everest Base Camp Trekking 5150m 14 Days

Trip Code : AHC/T-02
Destination : Tibet
Duration : 14 Days
Max Altitude : 5150m
Activity : Tour, Trekking
Starts at : Kathmandu
End at : Kathmandu

Overview

Want to experience the base camp of Mt. Everest without having to go for a long trekking adventure? Yes, it is possible. Our 14-day Lhasa Everest Base Camp Trekking in Tibet makes it a reality for you. Your dream to enjoy the base camp of Everest and view of other mountains comes true on this trip. Although the destination of the trip is the Everest base camp, you can visit and explore beautiful Tibetan cities and countryside as well. 

In addition to the mountains, you can also explore the grandeur of the Potala Palace. Visiting and exploring Norbulingka and several monasteries in Lhasa and other places will make the trip even more wonderful. You will fly to Lhasa from Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. The flight is a wonderful trans-Himalayan flight to Lhasa and back to Kathmandu. You will have an amazing chance to enjoy the majestic views of the Himalayas. You will certainly fall in love with the 14-day Lhasa Everest Base Camp Trekking.

Highlights of the 14-day Lhasa Everest Base Camp Trekking

  • Exploration of Lhasa and other cities like Gyantse, Xigatse, Shegar, and Rongbuk in Tibet
  • Drive through high mountain passes that stand above 5,000 meters above sea level
  • Exploration of the Everest Base Camp in Tibet
  • Wonderful Tibetan landscape, lifestyle, culture, and spirituality
  • Breathtaking Himalayan view

Itinerary

Day 1 : Kathmandu-Lhasa (3650 m), 90 kms


Fly to Lhasa from Kathmandu, Nepal. You will be picked up by our representative on your arrival at Lhasa airport. If you fly to Lhasa from Kathmandu, Nepal, the flight should bring you some of the spectacular sights of the Himalayan ranges as you fly over and past those mighty snow-capped peaks. You will be driven to a hotel in Lhasa city on the bank of River Kyichu. Check into the hotel and you will have a free afternoon to relax and prepare for the amazing tours to come. You will need this day to rest to adjust yourself to the elevation gain so take it easy today. 
 

Day 2 : Lhasa


We will go for a sightseeing tour today after breakfast. The tour will take us to visit and explore the grandeur of Potala Palace. The residence of the Dalai Lama will leave us stunned by the magnificence of the architecture and the spiritual aura it spreads around.
We will then visit Norbulinka, the Treasure Park, which is the biggest man-made park in Tibet. After spending some amazing moments in the park, we will return back to the hotel.
 
 

Day 3 : Lhasa


The tour today is a spiritual tour as we will be visiting different historic and grand monasteries in Lhasa. We will visit some of the most beautiful and important monasteries in Lhasa today which include the Sera Monastery and Jokhang Temple. Sera Monastery lies about 5 kilometers north of the Lhasa city which once was the residence of more than 5,000 monks. Another important monastery, Jokhang Temple, lies in Old Lhasa. This is a historically important monastery where the most important religious treasures in Tibet are kept. The monastery also has a golden statue of Shakyamuni Buddha.
After visiting these two important monasteries, we will go to explore and experience the local social life of Barkhor Market. After the sightseeing, we return back to the hotel and relax. 
 

Day 4 : Lhasa-Gyangtse (3990 m), 350 kms


We will drive to Gyantse today which is 261 kilometers far from Lhasa. The beautiful high highway drive will take us past two high mountain passes of Kora La – 5010m and Kamba La – 4794m. Breathtaking view of Lake Yamadroke also makes our trip of the day exciting. Reach Gyantse and explore a bit.
 

Day 5 : Gyangtse-Shalu-Xigatse (3860 m), 90 kms


The first half of the day today is allocated for the sightseeing tour of Gyantse. The sightseeing tour includes the visit to the monasteries of Pholkor and Kumbum. After the exploration of beautiful Gyantse, we will have our lunch and start driving to Xigatse, 90 kilometers away from Gyantse. The highway to Xigatse passes through a beautiful country road. Check into a hotel and relax in Xigatse.

Day 6 : Xigatse-Sakya-Shegar (4350 m)


We will drive to Shegar today via Gyatso La pass-5220m. The drive today will bring us some of the most spectacular views of the Tibetan landscape. The stretch of 244 kilometers leads us past various attractive places, monasteries, herders, and rural Tibetan settings to reach Shegar. Once you reach Shegar, check into the hotel and relax.
 

Day 7 : Shegar - Ronbuk 4,920m


We will leave Shegar after breakfast. We will drive towards Rongbuk valley via Pang La pass. Breathtaking views of the Himalayan range will welcome us when we reach Pang La pass. A descent will take us to the Rongbuk valley from where we will have the first glimpse of the spectacular Mt. Everest. Overnight stay in Rongbuk.
 

Day 8 : Rongbuk Everest Base Camp 5250m


We will get ready for our hike to the epic Everest base camp early in the morning. The highlight of our trip is coming true today when we will be at the base of the 8848 meters high mountain, Mt. Everest. The magnificent Everest is known as Mt. Chomolungma in Tibet. 
We will stay at overnight camp.

Day 9 : Everest Base Camp - Rongbuk


After experiencing some incredible moments at the Everest base camp with breathtaking views of the Everest and other mountains in the Himalayas, we will start our drive to Rongbuk today to stay overnigth there.

Day 10 : Rongbuk - Xigatse


We trace the same highway, which we had taken to go to Everest base camp, back to Xigatse today. We celebrate the accomplishment of reaching the base of the highest mountain in the world. A flashback on the journey that we took to the EBC a few days earlier will make our celebration even more lively. 

Day 11 : Xigatse - Lhasa


Our journey takes us back to Lhasa where our trip in Tibet had started. We are on the final day in Tibet so we enjoy the most out of it. 


Day 12 : Lhasa Kathmandu


You fly back to Kathmandu today. On your arrival in Kathmandu, we will pick you up and transfer you to the hotel. Once in Kathmandu, you have free time to spend at leisure in the chaos of the city after so many days of serene mountain air and incredible adventure in Tibet and Everest Base Camp.

Day 13 : Free Day in Kathmandu


A full day in leisure or to do some activities.

Day 14 : Departure Day


On the last day of this trip, we drive you to the airport as per your flight schedule back to home or onward destination. 

What's included

  • Pick up and drop off on arrival and departure
  • Hotel accommodation on twin sharing basis
  • Breakfasts, Lunch, Dinner
  • Kathmandu-Lhasa-Kathmandu Flight Ticket
  • All overland transportation required for the trip
  • Experienced guide and necessary support team
  • All necessary permits for the trip
  • Tour of different places in Tibet

What's not included

  • International flight ticket to and from Kathmandu and travel insurance
  • Any other costs incurred due to any unforeseen and uncontrollable circumstances
  • Gratuities to guide and porters
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu
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