Touch Kailash Travels & Tours
Nepal Based Tibet & Kailash Tour Operator
+977 9851092632 (Bashu), +977 9851026612 (Basu)

Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour

Trip Price

Per Person

Total Duration:9 Days

Destination:Tibet

Trip Grade:Moderate

Meals:Breakfast

Transportation:Private Vehicle / Aeroplane

Max. Altitude:5250m

Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour is exciting adventure of life time. Flying to Lhasa from Kathmandu first or fly back to Kathmandu from Lhasa at the end of your tour is one of the scenic flight views of snow capes including the world’s highest mountain will be just below your air bus. You will visit main cities of Tibet Lhasa, Shigatse, Gyantse. Most popular monasteries like Potala palace, Jokhang, Sera, Drepung and Sakya. Passing through highest passes of over 5000 miters, scenery of the landscape, typical and rural villages, nomad and typical Tibetan peoples and high altitude lakes are another beauty of Tibet Everest Everest Base Camp Tour. Touch Kailash Travels and Tours can provide you private or group joining Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour from month of April to November.

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01:Arrive in Lhasa (3650 m/11972ft)

Day 02:Sightseeing in Lhasa (3650 m/11972ft)

Day 03:second day Sightseeing in Lhasa (3650 m/11972ft

Day 04:Drive to Gyantse (3950m/12956ft) -265 km

Day 05:Sightseeing & drive to Shigatse (3900m/12792ft) -92km

Day 06:Drive to Shegar (4150m/13612ft), visit Natang and Sakya Monastery en route-274km

Day 07:Drive to Rongbuk (5050m/16564ft)-Explore Everest Base Camp (5250m/17,220 ft)-85 km

Day 08:Drive to Zhangmu (2300m/7, 544ft)-245 km

Day 09:Drive to Kathmandu (1350m/4428ft)-123km

Cost Include

  • All arrival and departure transfer
  • All necessary Tibet travel permits
  • Everest National Park admission fee and Grass dame charge
  • Tibet boarder (Zhang-Mu) to Kathmandu transportation by comfortable vehicle
  • Lhasa to Everest Base Camp – Zhang-Mu transfer by non AC Land Cruiser or Van
  • 9 nights’ accommodation in Tibet on twin sharing basis with breakfast
  • English speaking government license holder Tibetan guide
  • All fees for sightseeing and Monasteries as outlined in the itinerary
  • All applicable taxes and service charges

Cost Exclude

  • Accommodation in Kathmandu/ please tell us your budget we can book it,
  • Tibet visa fee {US$ 175 for the US client , US$ 90 for Romanian client, US$ 175 for canadian client and US$ 85 for the other national people this is Rush Visa cost
  • International flights from Kathmandu to Lhasa or vice varsa (USD 410 onwards)
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals other than breakfast in Tibet
  • Tips for guides and driver
  • Nepal visa
  • onwards journey from Lhasa to China

Detail Itinerary

Day 01Arrive in Lhasa (3650 m/11972ft) Your tour starts with your arrival in Lhasa today. There are two ways to arrive Lhasa-one is via Nepal and another via mainland China. If you choose to fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa you will have 1 hour 10 minutes Trans-Himalayan flight which is considered one of the most beautiful air route in the world that takes you over the Everest (8848m), Kanchenjunga (8536m) and other Himalayan peaks. If you are coming via mainland China, you might fly from any major cities or take the world’s highest train route to reach Lhasa. You will be received by our Tibetan guide at the airport/train station. Approximately 1.5 hours’ drive along 93 km road, from the airport/train station, you will reach Lhasa. It’s advisable to rest and take it easy for the remainder of the day due to Lhasa’s altitude. Overnight at hotel in Lhasa.

Day 02Sightseeing in Lhasa (3650 m/11972ft)Foremost, our tour begins with a visit to Sera Monastery with an experienced tour guide also working as an interpreter escorts. This is a preserved monastery of white-washed walls and golden roofs. Equally adventurous and exciting rhythm builds up while touring Norbulingka, the summer palace of the Dalai Lama. Jokhang Temple is another important sacred site which unravels more deep seated mysteries of Tibetan Buddhism. Visit to Barkhor Markets can be quite a alter from other visits as you roam around the city testing every details around the stalls and you may purchase some goods that displays Tibetan culture, custom and tradition. Overnight at Hotel in Lhasa.

Day 03second day Sightseeing in Lhasa (3650 m/11972ftToday your visit to Potala palace and Drepung monastery will bestow invaluable insights. From the Mar Po Ri Hill where the Potala Palace, the 17th century great monumental structure stands, you can get an awesome view of entire city. Potala Palace, an immense structure, its interior space being in excess of 130,000 square meters has private quarters of the Dalai Lama, numerous grand state rooms and chapels. Your next visit will be to Drepung Monastery, a residence of Dalai Lama before Potala Palace which was built in 14th century and used to shelter around 10,000 monks some time ago. Tibetans’ immensely believe and respect this monastery. Overnight at Hotel in Lhasa.

Day 04Drive to Gyantse (3950m/12956ft) -265 kmFollowing Friendship Highway, while driving past Khamba La (4794 m), you will have a break to appreciate majestic views of Yamdrok-Tso Lake, a lake deep blue in color and Nazin Kang Sang glacier standing proud at 7252m. Ahead to westwards, you come across another Karo La pass at 5045m. Glance through the road, you can see huge glaciers tumbling down into the road. After hours of driving for 261 km, you enter town of Gyantse where you will see beautifully landscaped Tibetan villages. Overnight at Hotel in Gyantse.

Day 05Sightseeing & drive to Shigatse (3900m/12792ft) -92kmGyantse prides on Gyantse Dzong and Kumbum. Gyantse Dzong is a historical fort built in the 14th century and overlooks a mesmerizing view of entire Gyantse and surrounding Nyang Chu Valley. Kumbum has large gold domed 35m high chorten(stupa ) and houses with several chapels and Tibetan Buddhist murals. Kubum means 100,000 images in Tibetan. After enjoying and exploring Gyantse, you will take a 90 km drive to Shigatse. Shalu monastery built with Han, Tibetan and Indian style architecture is about one and half hour away from Gyantse on the way to Shigatse. After a brief observation of the monastery you drive further to Shigatse, second largest city of Tibet. Tashilhunpo Monastery is the major attraction of Shigatse being one of the largest functioning monasteries in Tibet. Overnight at hotel in Shigatse.

Day 06Drive to Shegar (4150m/13612ft), visit Natang and Sakya Monastery en route-274kmToday you will transverse along the Friendship Highway amidst picturesque landscape driving past small town of Lhatse and Gyamtso La pass at 5220m. You will visit Natang Monastery which is 12 Kms far from Xigatse, again you drive to Sakya Monastery, where you can see the largest book in the world in Sakya’s great library written in gold. In the evening time we reach in Shegar. As the route opens into plains, many monasteries and camps of nomadic herders become visible in route to Shegar. Overnight at Guest house in Shegar

Day 07Drive to Rongbuk (5050m/16564ft)-Explore Everest Base Camp (5250m/17,220 ft)-85 kmAway from Shegar, you drive to the south crossing Pang La pass at 5150m/16890. Along the drive, you can laze around in the splendor of majestic views of snowcapped peaks such as Makalu and Shishapangma. After driving for 85 km, you eventually reach Rongbuk from where you get spectacular sight of Mt. Everest. The program today is to explore to Everest Base Camp through the day. Drive to EBC is allowed only for expeditions, so you need to walk 8 km (one way) or take a horse or local bus to reach the Everest Base Camp. You will also visit Ronbuk Monastery, a Buddhist pilgrimage site founded in 1902 by a Nyingmapa Lama in an area of meditation huts that had been in use by monks and hermits for over 400 years. Hermitage meditation caves dot the cliff walls all around the monastery complex and up and down the valley. Many walls and stones, carved with sacred syllables and prayers, line the paths. Overnight at Guest house in Rongbuk.

Day 08Drive to Zhangmu (2300m/7, 544ft)-245 kmIn case, on Day 07 due to bad weather or some consequences, if you are not able to explore around Everest Base Camp, today’s first light will be utilized to explore around Everest Base Camp and to watch sunrise on Mt. Everest. It is a truly awe inspiring place with the absolute north face of the highest mountain in the world soaring above you. You return back to the Friendship Highway to continue drive to Zhangmu. Driving past Tingri crossing Lalung La pass at (5124 m/ 16068 ft) and Shung La pass at (5200 m/ 17056 ft), Nalyam Pass (3800m/12464 ft) which offer enchanting views of the surrounding peaks of Shishapangma, Cho Oyu, Menlungtse and Gauri Shanker, you tumble down from gradually from the dry Tibetan Plateau. Now, you find yourself amidst the verdant and fertile vegetation of Zhangmu at 2300 meter in the Nepalese border.Overnight at Guest house in Zhangmu.

Day 09Drive to Kathmandu (1350m/4428ft)-123kmFew kilometers drive away from Zhangmu to Friendship Bridge across Bhote Koshi River brings you closer to Immigration Control in Kodari where you depart with your Tibetan guide and driver, and walk across the river to meet Nepalese guide to drive to Kathmandu. After 4 hours of driving through deep valleys, you finally arrive in Kathmandu. Overnight in Kathmandu (hotel not included in Kathmandu).

Client Reviews

Touch Kailash made possible

Big thanks to Mr Bashu and Hemanta for your special arrangement of Kailash permit even in hard situation and your kindness throughout my trip. Your arrangement of good Tibetan guide is the reason of my success trip. i will again back for Kailash tour with you guys.  

Rating:Review Date: 2013-12-19
Review by: Matthew spooner, Canada

Trip Note

  1. Touch Kailash Travels and Tours can provide you group Joining Tour. We can customise your itinerary if you are choosing private Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour. we even can add and remove days and places as per your interest. 
  2. we can run this trip from both sides, Arriving direct in Lhasa or flying from kathmandu Lhasa can be the option
  3. Our tour cost is based on standard accommodation in Lhasa, Shigatse and in Gyantse. Other than this places are only on simple guest houses. joining with group may provide you budget accommodation and reduce your cost USD 100 per person

Recommendations for Yatra

Trip insurance is important documents. Touch Kailash Travels and tours do not need your insurance policy for permit and visa confirmation. it is only for your secure and immergency. make sure your insurance cover travelling up to 5600 miter altitude and cover Emmergency rescue and Medical bills.  

Oxygen level is less at higher altitudes. The inclement weather and high altitude induces certain illness generally not encountered over the plains. Headache, nausea, lassitude, lethargy, breathlessness, general uneasiness [malaise], high irritability, light loss of balance, disorientation, incoherence and insomnia are a few. It is common to all irrespective of the age, sex and physical fitness. Gradual acclimatization is the best answer. Tranquilizers, sleeping dose and strong anti-biotic must be avoided. Some of symptoms indicate that the body mechanism is readjusting to new environments. The best idea is deliberately slow down all the activities and follows the following rules:

  • Rest.
  • Relax-do not exert, be excited.
  • Reduce talking.
  • Walk slowly – adopt one third of your speed and space.
  • Keep your load light.
  • Walk for 15 minutes and rest for 5 minutes.
  • Whenever you feel uncomfortable, just stop; rest and relax.
  • Ignore the sudden outbursts of fellow pilgrims and avoid arguments.
  • Observe silence with smile.
  • Never go too high and too fast.
  • Consume plenty of liquids; never proceed with an empty stomach.
  • Chant a prayer or visualize everything around to suit your pleasant thoughts or put on the earphones and listen to your favourite music, bhajans, chanting etc.
  • Be careful not to catch a cold. It is better to be over clothed than under protected. En-route avoids taking bath or drinking water from Lake Streams or rivers, as your system is not conditioned for this.
  • Keep your boots/Ked inside tent. Protect yourself against dust and direct sunshine during the long stretches of driving. Face, feet and hands must be well protected.
  • The uneven ground, steep slope and slushy banks are full of potholes. Do not combine walking and sight seeing together.
  • Always listen to your guide or the one with experience. Never leave the group.
  • On this trip, over exertion is to be avoided and drinking plenty of fluids is recommendable. During winter, heavy warm clothing is a must.

 

  • Kindly consult your doctor and get yourself examined for this yatra
  • As Mount Kailash and lake Manasarovar is situated at high altitudes please start exercises like walking, jogging, yoga and other breathing exercises in order to have a successful yatra at least from a month before. 

DOCUMENTS:

  You are advised to own a small waist pouch or document bag to manage the following documents properly;

  • Passport with Photo copies, Photographs, Identity card, Diary for addresses, contacts, small notes etc.
  • Ball pens with spare refills Maps/Charts/Books etc.
  • Travel Cheques, credit cards & Currency.
  • Airline/Railway tickets/vouchers.
  • Any other document for personal purposes.

COMMON ITEMS

  • Big bag for putting your equipment and others
  • A small light trek bag
  • Water bottle / Thermos flask for hot water (1 liter).

Note: Touch Kailash Travel provide you big bag and small day carry bag for Yatra

CLOTHING

  • Enough clothing for the whole Yatra including 3 pairs trek suits/leisure wear/jogging troushers/4 to 5tea shirts/2 polar flees one light quilted /shirts/poloneck/salwar kameez etc. Do not over load.
  • Wool socks (around 4 pairs), thick tights, wool monkey cap, scarves, warm light gloves, scarf.
  • Wool/thermal long underwear
  • Rain wear (Umbrella or Raincoat)

Note: Down Jackets and Sleeping bags will be provided on returnable basis at Kathmandu for the Yatra

FOOTWEAR

  • Sports comfortable shoes/trainers (Good one Nike, Adidas etc). Have a spare one too
  • A pair of light Sleepers

TOILETERIES

  • Toileteries kit (soap, shampoo, toothbrush, toilet rolls, towels etc).
  • Sun screen lotion/cream
  • facial tissues, wet once,

CAMPING ITEM

  • Tourch/Candle/match box/lighter/batteries
  • Knife
  • Plastic mug
  • Dusk masks/face masks

PERSONAL & GENERAL ITEMS TO MAKE YOUR JOURNEY ENJOYABLE

  • Any regular medicines that you take
  • Dark Sunglasses
  • Your favourite food which will keep you going including Nuts, biscuits, powder juice
  • Kapoor/Vicks/Inhaler etc
  • Binoculars/Camera/extra batteries
  • Milk powder for tea

FIRST AID KIT – ALSO INCLUDE

  • First aid kit (typical backpacking kit for minor injuries/ our guide also will carry).
  • Diamox/Aspirin/pain killers
  • Lip balm/Mustard oil/Vaseline
  • Plasters
  • TCP, salt, mint, Vicks for sore throats

 

Usefull Info

  • Tibet travelling permit take at least 10 days to be ready. so we need your passport copy before than 10 days
  • if we need to arrange flight ticket to Lhasa, we will tell you the cost once we book it. cost can be changed as per availability
  • Tibet rules are keep changing even last hour of the trip. If rules of Tibet are changed after your confirmation booking, Itinerary can be customized even at last hour. We wont have option than following Tibet government rules.
  • Do not bring any books, magazine or any other materials related Tibet and Lamas. it is not allowed from Tibet Immigration   

Related Package(s)

  • Lhasa Namtso Lake Tour

    Lhasa Namtso Lake Tour

    Trip Duration: 5 Days |  Max Altitude: 4748m Namtso Lake

    Lhasa Namtso Lake Tour is exploration of historical city Lhasa and Namtso Lake. Namtso Lake in…

    Read More
  • Lhasa Gyantse Shigatse Tour

    Lhasa Gyantse Shigatse Tour

    Trip Duration: 6 Days |  Max Altitude: 3650m (Lhasa)

    Lhasa - Gyantse-Sigatse in main cities of the rich history, natural beauty and attraction on…

    Read More
  • Tibet overland Tour

    Tibet overland Tour

    Trip Duration: 8 Days |  Max Altitude: Karo La Pass (5010 M),

    7 nights 8 days Tibet Overland Tour is designed for those who love High altitude…

    Read More
  • Lhasa Tour

    Lhasa Tour

    Trip Duration: 5 Days |  Max Altitude: 3650m (Lhasa)

    Lhasa Tour is known as a holy Lhasa Cultural Tour to Lhasa and Namtso Lake…

    Read More
  • Lhasa Kailash Guge Kingdom EBC Tour

    Lhasa Kailash Guge Kingdom and EBC Tour

    Trip Duration: 20 Days |  Max Altitude: 5637 Dolma La pass

    Lhasa Kailash Guge Kingdom and EBC Tour is a journey to most interesting place over…

    Read More
  • Lhasa Kailash Guge KingdomTour

    Lhasa Kailash Guge Kingdom Tour

    Trip Duration: 18 Days |  Max Altitude: 5637 Dolma La pass

    Lhasa Kailash Guge Kingdom Tour starts driving from Kathmandu and fly back from Lhasa. Our…

    Read More
  • Lhasa Kailash Everest Base Camp Tour

    Lhasa Kailash EBC Tour

    Trip Duration: 17 Days |  Max Altitude: 5637 Dolma La pass

    Lhasa Kailash Everest Base Camp Tour starts driving from Kathmandu. 17 days tour is complete…

    Read More
  • Kailash and Everest Base Camp Tour

    Kailash Manasarovar with EBC Tour

    Trip Duration: 13 Days |  Max Altitude: 5637 Dolma La pass

    13 days Kailash Manasarovar and Everest Base Camp Tour start driving from Kathmandu. Holy sites…

    Read More
  • Budget Tour to Tibet

    Budget Tour to Tibet

    Trip Duration: 8 Days |  Max Altitude: 4050 Xegar

    Budget Tour to Tibet is way of exploring Tibet with group. 7 nights 8 days…

    Read More

Trip Highlights

  • One way scenic flight to or from Lhasa kathmandu
  • Another way driving in or Driving out 
  • Crossing over 5000 miters passes while at driving 
  • Reach at base camp of world highest peak Mt. Everest of north side
  • Exploration of oldest Monasteries, Temples and typical Tibetan settlement 
  • Hostorical cities Lhasa, Shigatse and Gyantse

Quick Enquiry