Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour

Lhasa Tibet and Everest Base Camp Tour is eight days Tibet and Lhasa trip. This Tibet tour itinerary is designed to cover all the significant places of Lhasa. Our Tibet and Everest Base Camp from the Tibet side also covers the exploration of the Everest base camp from Tibet. During the tour, you will first explore the main sites of Lhasa, then move towards the Everest base camp in Tibet.

Carefully designed Tibet and EBC tour itinerary, first take you to Lhasa to explore Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Drepung monastery, and Barkhor street. Likewise, Sera monastery, Gyantse Kumbum and Sigatse Tashi Lhunpho monastery are also included in Lhasa to Everest Base Camp itinerary. Finally, the trip wraps off with a visit to Everest base camp- the base of the world’s highest mountain.

The magnificent Yamdrok Tso lake and Karo glacier are also part of the trek. Similarly, the mesmerizing views of mountains, including Mount Everest, are things to cherish.

Everest Base Camp Lhasa Trip Highlights

  • Potala Palace: Winter palace of the Dalai Lama
  • Jokhang Temple: Spiritual Center for Buddhists in Tibet
  • Sera Monastery: One of the “great three” Gelug monasteries of Tibet, the hot attraction is monk’s debate.
  • Drepung Monastery: Drepung used to be a seat of central government until the 5th Dalai Lama built the Potala Palace.
  • Yamdrok-Tso: One of the three largest sacred lakes in Tibet
  • Tashilunpo Monastery: the seat of Tibet’s second highest incarnation, the Panchen Lama.
  • Mt. Everest: The highest mountain in the world.

Everest Base Camp 8 Days Tibet Short Itinerary

  • Arrival in Lhasa.
  • Lhasa City, Potala Place and Barkhor Street
  • Monasteries in Lhasa, Drepung and Sera
  • Lhasa–Gyantse–Shigatse
  • Everest Base Camp
  • Everest Base Camp Return to Shigatse
  • Shigatse – Lhasa
  • Depart from Lhasa

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After arriving in Lhasa, local tour guide will welcome you at the airport/train station, then transfer the guests to the hotel. Acclimatize the high altitude in the hotel.
Overnight in Lhasa

The tour will begin from UNESCO World Heritage site – Potala Palace, which is also the winter palace of Dalai Lama. It’s situated at 12,139 feet above sea level. It’s a 13-story high building that contains over 1,000 rooms, various statues, stupas, murals and artifacts.
Then continue to Jokhang Temple, another UNESCO World Heritage site. It’s a spiritual center for Buddhists in Tibet. Next to the temple there is Bakhor Street, filled with pilgrims and street vendors, selling traditional Tibetan items such as prayer wheels and jewelry.

In the morning, tourists are going to visit Drepung monastery which was one of the “three greet” Gelug monasteries of Tibet and was founded in 1416. Ganden palace is used as Dalai Lama’s palace in the Drepung before moving to the Potala palace.
Afternoon, Sera Monastery—It was one of the “three great” Gelug monasteries of Tibet and was founded in 1419. The highlight is the Monks debate at around 3 – 5 in the afternoon.

Drive from Lhasa to Gyantse. Admire the Gampala pass (4790 m) on the way, and get a glimpse of Yamdrok-tso (4400m), which is surrounded by many snow-capped mountains. Then continue to drive west towards Gyantse. In Gyantse, tourists will visit the famous Pelkor Monastery and Gyantse Kumbum. After one and a half hour’s drive, clients will arrive in Shigatse, which is the second largest city in Tibet.

Drive to Lhatse where tourists can take lunch. Then drive to Shegar and if the weather is clear enough, tourists can view the Mt. Everest in the distance on the way back down. After 4 to 6 hours, arrive at Rongbuk monastery, but on the way there, clients will pass Pang la Pass, one of the highest passes in Tibet at 5050m. From that pass, enjoy view all of the five highest peaks in the world.

In the morning, you can see the sunrise of Everest Peak if weather permits at the lodging area. Then we will visit the Rongbu Monastery – the unique highest monastery with nuns and monks living together. Finally, we will drive back to Shigatse.

Today, explore Tashilunpo monastery of Gelug Sect, the seat of the Panchen Lama, built in 1447. The monastery houses a giant statue of the Maitreya Buddha – the biggest gilded statue of Maitreya (Buddha of the future) in the world and a tomb of all the Panchen Lama, containing jewels and gold. In the afternoon, you will drive back to Lhasa, which will take around 6 hours.

Transfer clients to the airport or train station.


  • All necessary travel permits for Tibet (excluding the Chinese visa)
  • Tourist bus/minibus transportation with experienced local driver during tour
  • Tourist bus/minibus transportation between airport/train station and Hotel at designated period of time
  • Experienced Local Tibetan private guide
  • 6 nights of 3-Star Hoteltwin sharing accommodation with breakfast (B.B), 1 night Dorm or Big Tent with humble accommodation near Rongpuk Monastery
  • One welcome or welfare dinner
  • All admission fee of tourists’ sites listed in the itinerary
  • Oxygen bottles/Oxygen tank cylinder provided during the tour days in Tibet
  • Everest Base Camp eco-car


  • Chinese visa
  • Lunches and Dinners, Breakfast at Rongpuk Monastery
  • Tips to driver and tour guide
  • Single room supplement if clients request a private room in hotels
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusion

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Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour
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From $2,125 $1,752
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  • 2-10 pax
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