Lhasa Tibet Everest Base Camp
  • Duration: 9 Days
  • Diffculty Level: Easy 
  • Destination: Tibet
  • Best Time: Apr-May | Sep-Oct
  • Activity: Tour
  • Max. Altitude: 5000m


  • Tibet's holiest city
  • Old Barkhor circuit
  • Jokhang Temple, Tibet's most famous sanctuary
  • Century-old Potala palace
  • Great Sera Monastery
  • Kampa-la (5050 m) and Karo-la Pass (5045 m)
  • Gyantse Dzong (fort)
  • British military siege of 1903 led by Colonel Younghusband.
  • Future Buddha's golden shrine
  • Tibetan Buddhist religious hierarchy
  • Everest Base camp (Tibet)
  • Rongbuk, the world's highest monastery
  • Spectacular sunrise above Mt. Everest, the world's tallest summit at 8,848 meters (29,029 ft)
  • Limitless vistas

One of Asia's classic overland routes is from Lhasa, Shigatse to Mt. Everest Base Camp, which takes nine days. During this journey, you will travel over 800 kilometers through some of Tibet's most magnificent terrain. During this incredible tour, you will witness the world's highest mountains, gorgeous alpine lakes, glaciers, nomadic regions, Buddhist temples, and the Tibetan capital city of Lhasa.

From the capital city, we will go to popular monasteries, pristine lakes, glaciers, rivers, farming regions, and spectacular picturesque mountain views. Finally, after going through the breathtaking Himalayas, we'll arrive at Everest Base Camp, the base of the world's highest peak and the trip's primary feature. The breathtaking vista of the majestic Mt. Everest is a sight to behold and feels like one of life's greatest accomplishments.

This Lhasa, Shigatse to Everest Base Camp itinerary visits Lhasa, Gyantse, Shigatse, and Rongbuk, all of which are lovely Tibetan cities and ancient towns. We'll see the Potala and Norbulingka palaces, the Tibet Traditional Hospital, the Barkhor bazaar, and the Gyantse Dzong while we're there. We'll also visit the stunning turquoise-colored Yamdrok Tso Lake and cross numerous passes. Sera, Drepung, Jokhang temple, Khumbum stupa, Tashi Lhumpo, Sakya, and Rongbuk are some of the most impressive Tibetan monasteries. The Lhasa to Everest Base Camp journey, which covers around 800 kilometers, is a comprehensive tour that combines Tibet's most famous and sacred places into one convenient package.


  • Altitude3650m
  • AccommodationStandard Hotel
  • MealsN/A

By plane or train, arrive at Lhasa, Tibet. When you arrive in Lhasa (3700m), your English-speaking Tibetan Guide and Tibetan Driver will greet you and take you to your accommodation. Spend the night in Lhasa

  • Altitude3650m
  • AccommodationStandard Hotel
  • MealsBreakfast

We explore the Jokhang Temple, Tibet's primary monastery, and the neighboring Bhakor Street, the lively Lhasa market, in Lhasa (3700m). We travel to Sera Monastery in the afternoon to see the monk’s dispute traditionally.

  • Altitude3650m
  • AccommodationStandard Hotel
  • MealsBreakfast

We visit the Potala House constructed in the 17th century and Norbulinka in Lhasa (3650m). Explore the city and understand its history and culture.

  • Altitude3950m
  • AccommodationStandard Hotel
  • MealsBreakfast

We drive about 290 kilometers on this day, stopping for photos along the banks of Yamdrok-Tso, a glamorous turquoise lake. After that, we pass Kampa-la (5050 m) and Karo-la Pass (5045 m) on our journey to Gyantse to see Mount Nojin Kangtsen Glacier tumbling down near the road. We see the seven-story Kubum Stupa and Pelkor Chode Monastery when we arrive at Gyantse (3950m). We also enjoy the Gyantse Dzong (fort) on the outskirts of Gyangste, which is notable for the British military siege of 1903 led by Colonel Younghusband.

  • Altitude4300m
  • AccommodationStandard Hotel
  • MealsBreakfast

We drive 90 kilometers from Gyangtse to Shigatse after breakfast (3900m). We go to the Tashilhunpo Monastery in Shigatse to see the future Buddha's golden shrine and the Tashilhunpo Monastery. We also go to Shigatse Market and visit the Shigatse Dzong (fort), which has an architecture similar to the Potala Palace. In the afternoon, we leave Shigatse and drive to Shegar through Tsou-la Pass (4500m) and Gyatso-la Pass (5220m), where you can see your first views of Mt. Everest if the weather is clear. We arrive in Pelber (New Tingri) in the evening (4300m). Pelber is where you'll spend the night.

  • Altitude5000m
  • AccommodationStandard Hotel
  • MealsBreakfast

We will traverse the Gau-la Pass (5200m) on our way from Pelber to Everest Base Camp and observe four summits above 8,000 meters from the sea level, including Mt. Lhotse (8516m), Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Cho-Oyo (8201m), and Mt. Makalu (8463m). Then, 4 kilometers from Everest Base camp, we arrive at Rongbuk Monastery, the world's highest monastery. Due to the gravel roads, the 100-kilometer travel takes about 4 hours.

  • Altitude3800m
  • AccommodationStandard Hotel
  • MealsBreakfast

We wake up early in the morning to witness a spectacular sunrise above Mt. Everest, the world's tallest summit at 8,848 meters (29,029 ft). We board the Eco bus and pose for photographs in front of its commanding presence. We then drive 340 kilometers to Shigatse (3900 meters), where we are once again surrounded by the limitless vistas of the Tibetan plateau.

  • Altitude3650m
  • AccommodationStandard Hotel
  • MealsBreakfast

We leave Shigatse after breakfast and travel 280 kilometers back to Lhasa along the Northern Route and the Yarlung Tsangpo River. we spend the night in Lhasa

  • Altitude3650m
  • AccommodationN/A
  • MealsBreakfast

You have successfully conquered your journey, we’ll drop you at Lhasa airport or railway station, Safe Journey.

What's Included
  • Arrival and departure arrangement 
  • Private transportation in the entire trip
  • Accommodation in hotel twin sharing rooms
  • Everest morning breakfast 
  • Tibet entrance permit and visa
  • All sightseeing
  • Everest Base Camp permit
  • Entrance fees in sightseeing 
  • An English speaking Tibetan guide
What's Excluded
  • Lunch and Dinner on the entire trip
  • All kind of Snaks not included
  • Air ticket or train ticket to and from Lhasa
  • Personal expenses, Insurance, and medical expenses
  • Tipping to staffs

Additional Info


Yolo Hike provides you with the best possible stay available for your entire Journey. The lodging along the way is based on a Twin-to-Twin sharing basis and also a Three basis in some of the places due to the condition of Tibet’s standard. On the other hand, we supply the best hotels and guesthouses along the route but if you want more of the services you always have an option to upgrade package or pay extra cash.

Meals and Minerals

This package provides you with Breakfast for your meals, Throughout the tour. You will consume your breakfast in hotels where available which are specified for Health and Better Taste and have to pay on your own for Lunch and Dinner. If you need extra service than available you always have a choice to upgrade your package.

Cost & Estimation

The cost of a Tibet trip is largely determined by the different Tibet travel seasons, just as it is elsewhere. Tibet travel is more expensive during the high season, which runs from April to October, than during the offseason, which runs from late October to early February. (Find out when is the best time to visit Tibet.)

The monsoon season in Tibet runs from mid-June to early September, which coincides with China's summer vacation. Summer is the most expensive period to visit Tibet because of the enormous influx of both Chinese and international tourists.


High Season:

Jun.26 to Aug.25 normally starts from 1200 USD

Aug.26 to Oct.15 normally starts from 1100 USD

Stand Season:

Apr.1 to Jun.25 normally starts from 1000 USD

Oct.16 to Nov.15 normally starts from 1000 USD

Low Season:

Nov. 16 to Mar.31 normally starts from 900 USD

Bag Packing

We recommend that you pack clothing that can be adapted to changing weather conditions, as temperatures in Tibet can be rather extreme. It's also a good idea to bring some rain gear. We will offer you a duffel bag at a hotel in Kathmandu one day before your departure for the Kailash Yatra, in which you will need to repack vital goods for the journey, and your other suitcase and luggage will be held in the hotel throughout your adventure.

The following are some of the essential items for your Kailash Yatra: Sandals and walking boots (or trainers are OK), a Jacket that is waterproof and windproof. Sweatshirts, T-shirts, and at least one thick sweater are all recommended. Trousers/track pants, Shorts/skirts Underwear that keeps you warm, a Bottle for water, Warm socks, especially woolen, are recommended. a torch with a spare set of batteries additional bootlaces, Sunglasses, Sunscreen, Medical supplies for personal use, sewing needle and threads, Towels, Pack for the day (for valuable items such as camera, money, passport), Clothing rucksack, Down jackets (in Kathmandu, we may give these on a returnable basis). Please keep in mind that in the event of loss or damage, you will be responsible for the costs.) a warm, sun-protecting cap Gloves

Tibet's intense light – and high UV factor – necessitates the use of sunglasses as well as plenty of sunblocks. Because sunscreen is not readily accessible in Tibet, be sure to bring plenty of your own. For further protection, a brimmed hat is also recommended. If you have never packed your Bag before considering us to help will be easy access for your convenience. You might get an email on the Bag Packing procedure.

Tradition and Culture

This region has been the final aim for pilgrims for thousands of years. For Hindus, Jains, Buddhists, and Bon, it is the abode of the Gods. Mount Kailash is known in Tibet as Tise (the peak) of Khang Rinpoche, standing at 6714 meters (Jewel of Snows). Mount Kailash is the home of Hindu God Shiva and his wife Devi for Hindus, and Tibetan God Demchong and his consort Dorje Phangmo for Tibetans.

According to mythology, Milarepa, a great Tibetan Yogi, and master of Tantric Buddhism fought Naro-Bonchung, a grandmaster of Bon, to show the superiority of Buddhism. Many competitions were held, but the most important was to see who could reach the summit of Mt Kailash first in the morning. Naro-Bonchung flew towards the mountain on his Damaru (ritual drum), only to be overtaken by Milarepa at the last moment. Naro-Bonching was so taken aback that he let go of his drum, which tumbled down the mountain, leaving a vertical scar on the south slope.

Precautions to follow

Most persons are affected to some extent by a lack of oxygen at high elevations (above 2,500 m). The human body needs time to establish physiological mechanisms to cope with the lower oxygen levels as altitude rises. Acclimatization is the term for this procedure. High altitude sickness necessitates the use of Diamox (Acetazolamide) tablets. Please visit your doctor for a prescription, since these tablets must be started three days prior to your arrival in Kathmandu. This medication must be taken for the duration of the trip. Those who are allergic to sulfa medicines can take Gingko Biloba, a natural supplement that can be purchased online.

During the trip, participants will be taught simple, yet effective, acclimatization techniques. Throughout the tour, the party will be accompanied by a competent doctor who is highly prepared to deal with high altitude sickness and other illnesses that may emerge. All necessary medications and equipment, including life-saving oxygen cylinders and Gamow bags, will be carried by the doctor.

First Aid Kit

You must carry a First Aid Kit during your Kailash Mansarovar journey, Diamox, aspirin, painkillers, Lip balm, Mustard, oil, Vaseline, Plasters, TCP, salt, mint, Vicks for sore throats are all items you should have in your first aid kit or personal medical kit (average hiking kit for mild injuries/ our guide will also have).

If you have any other health issues, seek medical advice before changing your medicine for high altitude. there are never sure about the climates and how the weather changes, if you have never accomplished the high-temperature before, altitude sickness can be a major issue for you so, having a First Aid Kit with you can be a partner in necessity. We also have medically trained and tested Guides who have high knowledge about the use of First Aid which helps you in an emergency.

Alternative Evacuation

The Chinese government has a fundamental regulation that everyone must enter and exit together. As a result, everyone should travel in a group. However, if one of the members becomes ill or has another problem while on the journey, he or she should be evacuated promptly because there is no hospital or medical assistance available. In this situation, we will have to organize additional services for which the evacuating passenger will be responsible. Every passenger is required to acquire travel/medical insurance to cover any unexpected expenses. Yolo Hike doesn’t sell any travel insurance so, make sure you have all the insurance, we can suggest you the best as per the experience about our previous clients. If you have further inquiries, feel free to email us at info@yolohike.com

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