- Explore beautiful Lhasa
- Exciting drive ahead of the Tibetan landscape
- Trek to Everest Base Camp from Northside – Tibetan side
- Explore the land of Monasteries
The North Everest Base Camp Tour via Lhasa offers voyagers to explore Lhasa and the decisive tour to the north face of Everest Base Camp. This trip is a perfect combo for adventure lovers and peace seekers. The key features of this tour are views of grandiose Himalayas, sprawl gardens, rich Buddhist culture, bewildering archival architecture, bizarre trekking trails and astounding landscapes conferring the thrills of adventure. Generally, in comparison to trek to Everest base camp from the south, the trek from the north side is much effortless and budgeted. Though, the trek ranges from basal to extremely strenuous, so one must be fit to complete the tour.
The distance from Lhasa to Everest Base Camp is 459 Kilometers. From Tingri, you will have to drive through rugged track about 100KM to reach Rongbuk monastery. Situated at an altitude of 5200m above sea level, The Mt. Everest’s Base Camp is located 3.6 KM South of Rongbuk Monastery. Since it is not possible to drive up to the Base Camp; you will have to hike up from Rongbuk Monastery to the Base Camp for a couple of hours depending on your strengths. The route from Lhasa to Everest base camp comprises various high passes such as Kampala Pass and then Karo-la Pass; which offer you the adventurous experience with a driving tour. The best time to head-off for North Everest Base Camp Tour would be summer, spring, and autumn.
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On the first day, you will be attending flight from Kathmandu (Nepal) to Lhasa (Tibet). On your arrival at Lasha airport, you will be greeted by our representative and transferred to hotel.
Next, after a delightful breakfast, we will head-off for Lasha city sightseeing. We will initiate with Potala Palace which is the winter adobe of Lord Dalai Lama. Then after lunch, we will be visiting Sera monastery and Norbulingka which comprises some artistic medieval architecture in the afternoon. And will be spending the night at 3-star hotel.
We will further continue our journey in Lasha city on the third day as well. After a delightful breakfast, we will visit Drepung monastery which is one of the significant Gelug monasteries of Tibet. In the afternoon we will explore Jokhang temple that features the statue of Buddha Sakyamuni and lasts back to 7th century. Later we will head-off to Barkhor market near the temple.
via Yamdrok Tso Lake (also known as Turquoise Lake), (4,441m). O/N at 3 Star Hotel (A, B, D)
We will head-off towards Gyantse from Lasha via Yamdrok Tso Lake (4,441m) which is also known as Turquoise Lake, crossing Karola (5,010m), and Kamba La (4,794m). Gyantse is a small town and was once deliberated as Tibet’s third city. It holds a glorious heroic history of Tibet.
Early morning, we will depart from Gyantse towards Shigatse. In the morning we will be exploring Khumbhum stupa and Phalkor Monastery while driving from Gyantse to Shigatse. Later, we will be visiting Panchen Lamas’ Tashilunpo Monastery and Shigatse Tibetan market. You will be shifted to the hotel overnight.
With a delightful breakfast at morning, we will continue our journey towards Xegar (3,900m) from Shigatse. Xegar is a Chinese community which is the base destination to operate expedition to Mt. Everest or other iconic peaks. You will be shifted to your 3-star hotel. You will have a free day when you can rest or engage in other activities.
Furthermore, we will depart from Xegar towards Rongbuk monastery passing through Pang La pass. Rongbuk monastery is located below the gigantic northern face of Mt Everest at an altitude of (4,920m). It is the highest monastery in the world above sea level which adobes both monks and nuns.
After having light breakfast, we will initiate our trek up to Everest Base Camp. It takes almost 2 hours to reach North Everest Base Camp (5,200m) from Rongbuk monastery. You will get chance to enjoy sheer vistas of the iconic Mt. Everest from its northern side.
Drive to Nyalam (3,750m) crossing The Lalung La Pass (5,050m) & Nyalamu Pass (3,800m). O/N at 3 Star Hotel - A,B,D.
Today would be your departure day; you will be driven to Zhangmu from Nyalam and then shifted to the airport by our representative. You will be attending your return flight to Kathmandu. Any wish to further elongate the tour would be duly appreciated.