Budget Everest Base Camp Tour begins from Kathmandu with a breathtaking flight over the snow-capped mountains of Mt Everest, Kanchenjunga, and Mt Makalu once you leave Nepal. This one of the highest overland group tours to Tibet Everest base camp via Lhasa is good for you if you not get used to adapting high altitude before but the great opportunity to be at the world’s highest base camp, Tibet Everest Base Camp, is by driving overland in a short time. This group tour starts from Lhasa with 3 nights stay in Lhasa and visit Lhasa surrounding and its interesting places such as Jokhang Temple and Potala Palace, the symbol of Tibet and Lhasa.
We travel through Tibet with magnificent landscapes all the way, stay in the best traditional hotels or guest houses in Tibet. We travel together with group travelers on a private bus. Our expert tour guide will give you briefing on a road driving and thoroughly exploring the towns of Gyantse and Shigatse with Yamdrok Lake you will visit traditional monasteries and be fully immersed in the Buddhist culture.
Along the Friendship Highway, you will travel through some of the most amazing landscapes of the Earth. Pass small Tibetan settlements, nomadic herdsmen wandering across the wide arid plains and awe-inspiring mountain peaks. The wealth of cultural interest is also fascinating. You will pass through on your journey back to Kathmandu via Lhasa airport both in Lhasa and the other towns.
You can book this 8 days’ Everest Base Camp group tour of ours online by email from any corner of the world. This group tour starts from Lhasa which means you will have the first group meeting in Lhasa. You can go to Lhasa either by flight from Kathmandu or China and get a train to Lhasa from China too.
Day 1: Arrival in Lhasa (3650m)
Welcome to Tibet. After meeting your tour guide at the airport or the train station, he/she will show you the way to the hotel in Lhasa. And then you can enjoy yourself for the rest of the day.
Day 2: Sightseeing tour of Lhasa
As soon as you finish your breakfast, we will visit and explore Potala Palace, the wonder of Tibet. Then the Jokhang temple, and stroll around Barkhor Street, the old Tibetan market, enjoy a window-shopping around there later after lunch.
Day 3: Sightseeing tour of Lhasa
Breakfast, and continue exploring Lhasa on another guided tour in Tibet. We visit Norbulinkha Palace Drepung and Sera monasteries.
Day 4: Lhasa (3650m) to Shigatse (3900m)
Breakfast and stop to visit the Gyantse historical town includes Kumbum Stupa, Gyantse fortress and Pelkor Chode monastery on your way to Shigatse. Also, enjoy a great view of Yamdrok Lake and Karo La glacier we stop tour in Gyantse.
Day 5: Shigatse (3900m) to Everest Base Camp (5200)
Breakfast and continue to drive to Rongbuk Monastery crossing the Pang La pass (5050m). Enjoy the great view of the five highest mountains from the pass before heading to Rongbuk monastery. Stay overnight at tent or Rongbuk monastery guest house.
Day 6: Rongbuk to Shigatse (3900m)
Enjoy the sunrise and the whole scene of Everest from Rongbuk monastery, and then hike about 8km to Everest base camp and back to Rongbuk monastery. Traveling back to Shigatse afterward. Enjoy a free evening in Shigatse. Stay overnight in Shigatse.
Day 7: Shigatse (3900m) to Lhasa (280km, 3650m)
Breakfast and drive back to Lhasa by Friendship Highway without Gyantse and Yamdrok Lake. Enjoy a free afternoon on your own in Lhasa.
Day 8: Departure to Nepal/China
On the last day, you will be transferred to the airport or the train station in Lhasa after breakfast for your flight to Kathmandu, Nepal or any other cities of mainland China.