Kathmandu to Lhasa Tour via Everest Base Camp

Duration: 10 Days   |  

Kathmandu to Lhasa Tour via Everest Base Camp tour is a thrilling and delightful journey to experience the beauty of the Tibetan landscape and to understand the rich culture of its people. This 10 days adventure journey begins from medieval Kathmandu followed by Kerung, Tingri, Shegar then the base camp of the world’s highest peak, Mt. Everest followed by visits to Shigatse, Gyantse and finally to Lhasa.

During our Kathmandu to Lhasa Tour via Everest Base Camp, we also explore the mystical Yamdrok Tso Lake, conquer a few high passes, and visit popular Tibetan monasteries like Sakya, Tashilhunpo, Shalu, Sera, Drepung and Rongbuk, the world’s highest monastery, all the while being surrounded by the magnetic allure of the Himalayas.  

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01Kathmandu to Kerung (3,550m)-123 kilometers/drive 6 hours:
  • Day 02Kerung to old Tingri (4,050m) -147 kilometers/drive 6 hours:
  • Day 03Old Tingri to Rongbuk (5,050m) - 85 kilometers/drive 2 hours - visit Everest Base Camp (5,250m):
  • Day 04Rongbuk to Xegar/Lhatse (4,050 M) - 245 kilometers/drive 7 hours:
  • Day 05Lhatse to Sakya & Natang Monastery to Shigatse (3,900m)- 185 kilometers/drive 5 hours:
  • Day 06Shigatse to Gyantse via Shalu Monastery (3,950m)-90 kilometers/drive 2 hours:
  • Day 07Gyantse to Lhasa (3,650m)-259 kilometers/drive 8hours
  • Day 08Lhasa Sightseeing Tour:
  • Day 09Lhasa Sightseeing Tour:
  • Day 10Final departure from Lhasa or extend your tour:
Detail Itinerary


  • Drop by a private coach from Kathmandu to Tibet boarder (Friendship Bridge).
  • Comfortable van or bus with experienced driver during the tour.
  • Tibet travel permit with all the road permits.
  • Everest base camp permits.
  • An English speaking Tibetan Local guide during the tour.
  • Twin sharing hotel and guest house accommodations on bed and breakfast basis throughout the tour.
  • Monasteries, Temples and palaces entry fees.
  • Lhasa sightseeing with all entry permits.
  • Transfer from Lhasa to Gonggor Airport.
  • Fare well dinner and final transfer to International Airport.
  • Tibet/Chinese Visa.
  • Flight/train fares.
  • Lunch, dinner, drinks, alcoholic beverages.
  • Nepal visa and Nepal Re-entry visa.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Hotel and sightseeing in Kathmandu.
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Useful Information

Participants of the trip must keep in mind that this is an adventure journey that takes you into one of the remotest corners of the Tibetan plateau where many unexpected and unpleasant events may contribute to the need for a change in the itinerary. Depending on the prevailing situation, the itinerary can be modified to some extent after consulting with your guide. However, the date of the tour conclusion should always coincide with the original plan.

Flight fare

We provide you Kathmandu-Lhasa or Lhasa-Kathmandu air tickets along with tour packages but the price is not fixed always, so please ask before booking your trip. Also if you wish to fly from Beijing to Lhasa and want help from our side to book the air ticket then contact us and let us know your desired date, our ticketing officer will provide you entire details within 24 hours. 

List of Gears

  •  1 large duffel bag or backpack  
  •  1 small backpack or day pack 
  •  2 pair of warm synthetic or cotton pants  
  •  1 pair light hiking pants 
  •  2 pair long underwear tops and bottoms 
  •  1 fleece/wool jacket / pants 
  •  1 down jacket 
  •  1 Sleeping bag 
  •  1 set of light rain gear tops and bottoms 
  •  1 warm hat and 1 sun hat 
  •  6 pair of warm socks 
  •  1 pair comfortable waterproof hiking boots 
  •  I pair comfortable shoes (for wearing around camp) 
  •  2 pair long sleeve cotton shirt 
  •  1 pair warm gloves or mittens 
  •  1 pair of sunglasses (100% UV protective) 
  •  Sunscreen/lip salve (at least SPF 25) 
  •  1 silk or polyester scarf (to protect neck from the sun) 
  •  1 towel 
  •  Water bottle 2/lts 
  •  1 flashlight (w/ extra batteries) 

Toilet items

Towel, soap, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrush, comb/brush, razor, shaving cream, women’s items, toilet paper, etc. 

 First Aid / Medical Kits

We provide basic 1st aid items but we highly recommend that please bring a well-stocked personal medical kit. The suggested items are below. Consult your doctor for all prescription medicine.

  • Band-aids, bandages, medical tape, Neosporin, and other wound dressings 
  • Blister dressings, moleskin, spenco, 2nd skin 
  • Cold and flu tablets / nasal decongestant 
  • Antihistamine (for allergies) 
  • Aspirin or ibuprofen  
  • Imodium or Lomotil (anti-diarrhea) 
  • Hydration powder 
  • Throat lozenges/cough medicine 
  • Small pair of scissors /tweezers/thermometer 
  • Antibiotics (consult a doctor) 
  • Full supply of all current prescription medications. 
Ram Kumar Adhikari
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Mr. Ram Kumar Adhikari

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