One week Tibet Tour to Mount Everest base camp - Great Opt

One week Tibet Tour to Mount Everest base camp - Great Opt

July 15th One week Tibet Tour to Mount Everest base camp

A group tour to Mount Everest base camp is scheduled for July 15th and can accommodate between 4 and 9 people. So far, only one person has confirmed their attendance for the tour. If you are interested in joining, please send an email. Are you considering spending a week in Tibet and exploring the Mount Everest North Face Base Camp, the roof of the world? Your search ends here, as we have a fantastic tour that we believe you will adore!

Our first destination will be the marvelous holy city of Lhasa. We will have the chance to see some of the area's most significant Buddhist places, including Jokhang Temple, Sera Monastery, and the awe-inspiring Potala Palace. Following that, we will embark on a picturesque journey to Shigatse, traversing through the awe-inspiring Yamdrok Lake, the remarkable Karo La Glacier, and the remarkable Gyantse Kumbum Stupa. Upon reaching Shigatse, we will make a stop at the exquisite Gawula Pass (5200 meters) before continuing towards the Roof of the World.

Finally, we'll reach the Mount Everest North Face Base Camp, also known as the roof of the world. Here, we'll witness the breathtaking beauty of the sunset, sunrise, and stars at the world's highest peak! The Trip Advisor rating system has awarded us with a 5-star rating. Join us for an unforgettable adventure!

Group Price & Size

1,280 US dollars per Person

Minimum 4 People & Maximum 9 People 

Single room occupancy supplement: 300USD (hotels only)

Day1. Lhasa Arrival 

Upon arrival in Lhasa, you will be welcomed by your English-speaking Tibetan Guide and Tibetan Driver, who will bring you to your hotel. Acclimatization to high altitude: Please drink lots of water and rest to minimize altitude sickness. [3700m]

Overnight at the 4-star Shambhala Hotel or Gold-star Shambhala Palace, located in the heart of Lhasa city, 100 meters from Jokhang Temple. (B)=breakfast

Potala Palace

Day2. Lhasa Sightseeing 

We began visiting Jokhang Temple, the most sacred monastery in Tibet. It was founded in the 7th century by the first great Buddhist king, Songtsen Gampo. Today, we will also visit the stunning Potala Palace. The fifth Dalai Lama built the Potala Winter Palace in the 17th century. It provides fantastic views of the entire city and houses the Dalai Lama's private quarters, numerous grand staterooms, and chapels. In the afternoon, we go to Sera Monastery, one of the three great universities of Gelugpa Sect. We will attend the monks' debating session. [3700m]

Overnight at the 4-star Shambhala Hotel or Gold-star Shambhala Palace, located in the heart of Lhasa city, 100 meters from Jokhang Temple. (B)=breakfast

Yamdrok Lake full view Tibet Tour

Day3. Lhasa / Yamdrok Lake / Gyantse / Shigatse

The adventure starts: we drive West to reach the second-largest city in Tibet. At first, we cross Kampa-la Pass [4797m] and then Karo-la Pass [5050m], where Mt. Noijin Kangsang [7206m] glacier lies near the road. In the middle, we enjoy the unreal turquoise waters of the holy lake Yamdrok-Tso. Then we stop in Gyantse town, where we visit the considered best Tibetan art paintings in Kumbum Stupa inside Pelkor Chode Monastery. Also, we admire the majestic Gyantse Dzong (fortress) overlooking the valley. Finally, we reached Shigatse before dinner. (350km) [3700m]

Overnight at 4-star Gesar Hotel Deluxe Room. (B)=breakfast

Gawula Pass

Day4. Shigatse- New Tingri – Everest Base Camp

It's an exciting day today. The journey to New Tingri involves crossing the high pass of Gyatso La [5220m] and the opportunity to view Mt. Everest and the Himalayas for the first time. We continue driving through the Gawula Pass [5200m]  to see the view of 5 mountains above 8000 meters, including Mount Everest, Mount Makalu, Mount Cho Oyu, Mount Lhotse, and Mount Shishapangma.

From Gawu La, you will then go to Tashizom town, where you will change your vehicle to a nonpollution bus and reach Rongphu, the highest monastery in the world at just under 5000 meters in elevation. The iconic view of Everest from here will be a high point of your journey!  You will then continue to the Tent Hotels, which operate from mid-April through mid-October. The driving distance from Pelber to Mount Everest North Face Base Camp area is 100 kilometers, and it takes around 4 hours. [Total is 460Km, 4400m]

Overnight at Black Yak hair tea tent dormitory or off-season from November to March at Rongbuk monastery dormitory (No private bathroom and no shower) (B)=breakfast

7 Day Mount Everest Base Camp - Daring One Week Tibet Tour

Day5. Everest Base Camp / Shigatse

After breakfast, see the sunrise at Everest Base Camp, then drive to Lhasa through the same route from Gawu la Pass with the last view of the Himalayan range; stop at any point if you find interest. Overnight at Shigatse. [3,840m], 340KM, 6-7hour.

Overnight at 4-star Gesar Hotel Deluxe Room. (B)=breakfast

Day6. Shigatse / Lhasa 

After breakfast, you will explore Shigatse and then follow the beautiful Yarlung River back to Lhasa. The distance from Shigatse to Lhasa is 270 kilometers, and the driving time is around 6 hours.(280km, 3700m)

Overnight at the 4-star Shambhala Hotel or Gold-star Shambhala Palace, located in the heart of Lhasa city, 100 meters from Jokhang Temple. (B)=breakfast

Shigatse Tashilhunpo monastery

Day7. Lhasa Airport or Train Station Dropping Off

After breakfast, we will drive to Lhasa airport or the train station, and then it will be time to say farewell to your guide and driver. Thank you for traveling with Tibet Travelers. Have a safe trip home.

Tour Type: Group Tours

Group Size: 4 to 9 People

Tour Duration: 7 Days

Price: 1,280 USD

  • All travel permits for Tibet
  • English-speaking Tibetan tour guide
  • Pick up and drop off by airport bus
  • All transportation in Tibet per itinerary, a vehicle for the trip outside of Lhasa, taxis inside Lhasa
  • Vehicle tolls and vehicle repairs(if necessary)
  • All administrative fees
  • All meals and accommodations for your guide
  • All lodging listed in the itinerary
  • Breakfast each morning
  • Entrance fees for the places in the itinerary 
  • One-time welcome meal for the group
  • One box of mineral water 
  • Oxygen tank in the car
  • Transportation costs to and from Tibet
  • Chinese visa fees and passport fees
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Personal expenses (laundry, photography fees, souvenirs, etc)
  • Tips to the driver and guide

Short Itinerary

Day1.Pick up and Transfer to Hotel

Day2.Lhasa Sightseeing (Jokhang, Sera, Potala Palace)

Day3.Lhasa, Yamdrok Lake, Gyantse, Shigatse

Day4.Shigatse, Rongbuk, Mount Everest base camp

Day5.Rongbuk Monastery, Shigatse

Day6.Shigatse, Lhasa

Day7.Depart from Lhasa


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