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Everest Base Camp via Tibet – 8 Days

This is the most demanding popular tour to Tibet where we start one of the most spectacular overland journey on the 920 km stretch of road, known as the Friendship highway between Kathmandu to Lhasa and fly back from there. The trip allows a number of detours to the highlights of the Tsang Province and the Lhasa City. The trip offers a spectacular insight into the life and culture of the friendly Tibetan people, from the ancient monasteries with chanting monks, to the tranquil shores of the Turquoise Lake Yamdrok Tso, to the Kumbum the most stunning architectural wonder of Tibet and to the city of wonders, Lhasa. This trip concludes with the breathtaking Trans-Himalayan flight from Lhasa back to Kathmandu.

This tour is designed for those who enjoy exploring the cultures of people following the pilgrim circuit around huge monasteries and glowing shrines.

Package Cost: USD 12600 per person
Duration: 8 Days
Elevation Gain: 5150m


Suggested Itinerary

Day 1: Kathmandu to Lhasa (3,650m)

Flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa. Arrival in Gonggar airport, Drive to Lhasa (1hr.) – Full rest for acclimatization – O/N at Hotel.


Day 2: In Lhasa: Two Full Days Sightseeing Tour In Lhasa

Visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple & Barkhor Bazaar, Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery – O/N at Hotel.


Day 3: In Lhasa: Two Full Days Sightseeing Tour In Lhasa

Visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple & Barkhor Bazaar, Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery – O/N at Hotel.


Day 4: Lhasa – Gyantse (3950m) –Shigatse

Drive to Gyantse via Yamadroke Lake and high passes: Kora LA (5,010m) & Kamba La (4,794m) After Breakfast, Sight-seeing in Gyantse including Philkor & Kumbum Monastery. PM: scenic drive to Xigatse (1.5hrs) through the typical Tibetan Countryside – Hotel.


Day 5: Shigatse – Xegar (4200m)

Visit Panchen Lama’s Tashilhunpo Monastery. Then Drive to Xegar crossing over Gyatchula (a pass of 5,200m) – O/N at Hotel.


Day 6: Xegar to Rongbuk (4980m) 90km

Scenic drive to Rongbuk through the beautiful Tibetan countryside. Explore Rongbuk Monastery (highest monastery in the world) – O/N at Guest House


Day 7: Rongbuk – Everest Base camp – Kerong

Hike up to Everest BC and explore around – back to Rongbuk -Drive to Kerong O/N at Hotel.


Day 8: Kerong to Kathmandu

Drive to Rasuwagadhi Border, after necessary border formalities, drive to Kathmandu.


Cost Includes

  • All necessary Tibet travel permits
  • Pickups and drops from airport and HOTEL
  • Private vehicles for transportation
  • Accommodation in Lhasa on twin- sharing basis with breakfast
  • English- speaking, trained and experienced Tibetan guide
  • All fees for sightseeing and visits to monasteries as outlined in the itinerary
  • All applicable taxes and service charges
  • Driver’s salary, meals and accommodation
  • Service Charges and Government Taxes
  • Fuel, Road Taxes and parking Fees

Cost Excludes

  • Accommodation in Nepal or mainland China
  • Chinese visa fee
  • International flight(s)
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals other than breakfast in Tibet
  • Tips for guides and driver
  • Nepal visa


Important Note : 

Your safety is of paramount importance to us at Alpine Club of Himalaya. We have the absolute authority to cancel the trip or change the itinerary, when deemed necessary or when we have reason to believe your safety is at stake. Weather conditions, the health condition of a group member, natural disasters, and such, can contribute to changes in the itinerary when traveling in remote mountainous regions. In these extreme situations, we kindly request that you offer your full cooperation to the trusted leader of the group appointed by Alpine Club of Himalaya. However, we assure you that we will make every effort to keep to the above itinerary.


Please contact us to customize this tour.


  • 08-11 Days