Tibet overland with EBC Tour – Join a small group tour starting from Lhasa.
Adventure overland with EBC tour to the roof of the world and highest base camp of the world! Join our Tibet group tour now and get up to 10% discount offer.
Tibet overland with EBC tour is one of the outstanding adventure tours in Tibet as its visitors cross the mighty Himalayas and see the vista of the world's most astounding peaks. Upon your arrival to the ancient city of Lhasa, you will be welcomed by the beautiful blue sky and impressive glimpses of many historical monasteries. We will spend two full days and three nights in Lhasa, appreciating its conspicuous authentic and religious sites like the amazing Potala Palace,Divine Jokhang Temple, and it addition the sweeping Drepung and Sera monasteries.
These first couple of days also tends to help many of our guests recovering from jet-lag and get a proper acclimatization. Before we start our Tibet Overland with EBC tour into the Himalayan region we will see the sacred Yamdrok Lake, Wonderful Karo la pass, Supernatural Gyantse Khubum Stupa and the Tashilaunpo monastery. These sites will over and again blend you with astonishment and thankfulness and will keep the tour memorable throughout the eight-day trip. After seeing the gorgeous golden face of the sun as it reflects off the Mount Everest, we will drive over Langlu la pass and go down to Zhangmu then Kathmandu or retrace our journey back to Lhasa.
We are conducting Tibet Overland with EBC tour as a group joining trip starting from Lhasa. You can join this tour from any part of mainland China or from Kathmandu, Nepal. We organize all the necessary permits and visa and if necessary we also provide you the train ticket from any part of mainland china to Lhasa.
Join our fixed departure dates for Tibet Overland with EBC tour as below;
Trip Duration: 07 days Mode of Tour: Fly in Lhasa & drive out until end the tour Trip starts: Lhasa fly in Trip ends: Kathamandu or Lhasa Group size: Minimum 2 & Maximum 10-12 Accommodation: Hotel and Guest houses stay BB Basis Transportation: 4WD Land cruiser or mini buses with support truck
High lights of trip: Visiting the ancient Potala palace, city sightseeing to enjoy the main attractions of around and adventure overland drive with breathtaking views and unique cultural experience of arid plateau with stunning hike to world's famous Everest base camp…
Tibet overland with EBC tour – Outline itinerary
Day 01: Arrive in Lhasa by Air or Train Day 02: Lhasa Sightseeing Day 03: Lhasa Sightseeing Day 04: Lhasa to Gyantse (3950m) then Shigatse (3900m) Day 05: Shigatse (3900m) to Tingri (4390m) then EBC (5200m) Day 06: Drive back to Tingri to to Zhangmu(2300m) Day 07: Drive Zhangmu to Kodari then to Kathmandu (1350m)
Trip Cost: Trip cost starts from USD 1400 per person, for more details about cost and includes/excludes please send us an email, we will be happy to provide you all the necessary information as per your requirements.
Note: And/or if you wish to join this trip in Kathmandu you have to arrive 2 days prior to trip departure dates (But you need to provide us copy of your passport at least 25 days before the trip departure). Or if you wish to start in Lhasa, you can arrive Lhasa on the date mentioned above or earlier.
Tibet overland with EBC tour – Detailed itinerary
Day 01: Arrive in Lhasa by Air or Train
Once you arrive at Gonggar airport or Lhasa Train Station, an easy one hour or half hour drive will lead you to Lhasa city, which is the capital city of Tibet. The rest of the day can be spent for relax and acclimatization. O/N at hotel
Day 02: Lhasa Sightseeing
After the Breakfast at hotel, you will take a lovely visit to Jokhang Temple. It is the most revered shrine through out the Tibet. Obviously, it is constantly bustling with religious worshippers. After the lunch, you will visit Sera Monastery which is located just a few miles North to Lhasa city. It is the home to several hundreds of monks. Then the trip drives back to Lhasa. O/N at hotel.
Day 03: Lhasa Sightseeing
The journey to Tibet will not be completed without exploring the great Potala Palace. It is Lhasa's prime attraction and is the truly wonder of eastern architecture. The first site of this enormous structure will be the glorious moment remembered for years to come. This palace was once the home to Dalai Lama. This enjoyful day will terminate with a visit to the Drepung - once the world's largest monastery, settlement of more than 5000 monks which is situated hidden in rocky ridges just several miles from the city. O/N at hotel.
Day 04: Lhasa to Gyantse (3950m) then Shigatse (3900m)
The trip starts after breakfast which is little bit challenging but fascinating. You will encounter two high passes over 5000meters Khamba La and Kharo La along with one tranquil Lake called Yamdrok Tso during drive which provide tempting views of the Tibetan Himalaya range. After you reach Gyantse, you will explore more amazing Tibetan culture as you see the Gyangtse Dzong and Kumbum. Then, the trip will continue another two hours easy drive to Xigatse. O/N at hotel.
Day 05: Shigatse (3900m) to Tingri (4390m) then EBC (5200m)
After breakfast you will visit Tashilumpu Monastery, one of the largest functioning monasteries in Tibet which lasted the then Cultural Revolution nearly unscathed. After the visit, you will drive further along the snow capped mountains to reach Everest base camp via historical city of Tingri. O/N at guest house in Rongbuk base camp.
Day 06: Drive back to Tingri to Zhangmu(2300m)
This morning is the highlight of the trip heading to incredible base camp of Mt. Everest. You will take a local transport to cover this 8 km distance to reach Everest Base camp, or you can even walk to EBC but it depends on your physical condition. The view of Everest from so close make the mountain seems even more impressive than before. Of course, it is a truly breathtaking experience to gaze up at the sheer North face of this highest mountain in the world. After exploring EBC you will return on the Friendship highway and continue your amazing journey down to a small border town called Zhangmu. O/N at hotel.
Day 07: Drive Zhangmu to Kodari then Kathmandu (1300m)
You will leave Zhangmu in the morning and move forward to the border of Nepal. The Friendship Bridge is situated at the Border of Tibet and Nepal and is only a few kilometers from Zhangmu. You may say good bye to your guide and staff then pace down to Nepal side where Alpine Eco Trek’s staff will meet you at the immigration Control in Kodari and assist with all the reentry formalities. The Kathmandu city, our final destination, is only five hours drive to south.
Tibet Travel Permit fee of Tibet and EBC Permit
Guided tour as per program
All Monastery entrance fee
Hotel in Lhasa with breakfast
Best available guest houses en route with breakfast basis
Transportation by Toyota Land cruiser 4500 or mini bus
Group visa fee for Tibet
Necessary drop and pick up by private vehicle
Lunch and dinner along the trip
Flight ticket (Kathmandu- Lhasa- Kathmandu) and airport taxes
Emergency rescue evacuation cost
Other personal expenses tips, donation, laundry, call and bottle drinks
Any cost arising from Landslides, road blockage & additional transportation cost.
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