From Lhasa to the Everest : Tibetan magic

From 810€ / person 8 days 2-10 persons

Small group discovery to the Everest Base Camp

Our groups are composed of a maximum of 10 participants, allowing everyone to enjoy the experience and keep it authentic. This Tibet group tour is focused on reaching the Everest Base Camp, in the south of Tibet near the border with Nepal, with many stops on the way to discover the vast cultural and natural richness of Tibet. Together, you'll reach the iconic Everest Base Camp, the last accessible stop for tourists and non-climbers. The view on the highest mountain in the world will stay printed in your mind and heart forever.

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Professional Tibetan tour guide

Our groups are made of international travelers so all nationalities can encounter and mix, and our Tibetan tour guides are fluent English-speakers.

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Tibet group tour

This 8-day Tibet group tour allows you to get a first glimpse at the beauty of Tibet, discover its culture and enjoy an unforgettable stop at the Everest Base Camp.

Itinerary

A jump in Buddhist culture and religion, without forgetting the omnipresent beauty of nature with its lakes and high mountains.

Day 1: Lhasa

Upon arrival, you’ll be welcomed by your guide and transferred to the city center. You will meet your fellow travelers. For the rest of the day you will get some rest and acclimatize to the altitude.

Days 2 & 3 : Lhasa

During those two days you will visit the most famous monuments of Lhasa, symbols of the times when the city was the epicenter of Buddhism. From the Jokhang temple to the famous Potala, the Winter palace of the Dalai Lama and via the Barkhor market, the most famous of all, you’ll also explore the Drepung and Sera monasteries where you will assist to their philosophical debates.

Days 4 & 5: Lhasa - Gyantse – Shigatse – Everest Base Camp

It is time to hit the road to reach the Everest Base Camp! You’ll be surrounded by fantastic mountain sceneries on your way, at Kampa La pass, above the emerald sacred Yamdrok lake and at the Karo La glacier. You’ll reach Gyantse where you will stop to visit Palkhor Choede monastery. Then from Shigatse you will be able to admire the Himalayas and its peaks which all exceed 8000m high: Makalu mount (8463m), Lotse mount (8516m), Everest mount (8848m), Cho Oyu mount (8201m). Upon arrival at the EBC you’ll spend the night in a shared tent with other travelers and will enjoy the view on this mythical mount.

Days 6 & 7: EBC - Shigatse - Lhasa

This morning, get up at dawn to enjoy the sunrise on Mount Everest . Then you will get in the car to go back to Shigatse, second biggest city and Buddhist centre in Tibet, where you’ll visit the Tashilhunpo monastery, former residence of the Panchen-Lama lineage. To go back to Lhasa you will take the Friendship highway along the Brahmaputra river.

Day 8: Lhasa

This morning it is time to say goodbye. Your driver will bring you back to the airport/train station.

Information

Inclusions:
  • 3/4* hotel (shared room) + breakfast
  • Private driver
  • Tibetan English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Oxygen bottles
  • Tibet permit
Exclusions:
  • Visa
  • International and domestic flights
  • Meals
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips to the driver and tour guide
  • Individual room supplement
  • Insurance

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