Lhasa Kailash Everest Base Camp Tour


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Lhasa Kailash Everest Base Camp Tour designed for those people who are searching for something demanding Lhasa Kailash Everest Base Camp Tour is all about visiting the place of interests such as sightseeing tour to Lhasa City and reaching at the foot of Mount Everest which is the world’s highest mountain. It covers the visit to Mount Everest Base Camp as well. Lhasa Kailash Everest Base Camp Tour is a combination of simple Pilgrimage tour to culture and Adventure tour that gives satisfaction to both Hindus and Buddhist. Not only Hindus and Buddhist, but for all of the people in this whole world who loves adventure.

Lhasa Kailash Everest Base Camp Tour is an elite travel which involves the sightseeing of Lhasa and Central Tibet. It provides you clear views to the North face of Mount Everest and takes you through the massive plains of Western Tibet for a pilgrimage to Holy Lake Mansarovar and Mount Kailash. The Stunning view of the snow-cap Mountains and the views of Tibetan landscape make this trek an extravagant and a memorable one. Visiting the houses of local Tibetans, Overview to Buddhist prayer ceremonies and go through the religious background give you the insight into the religious experience and the Tibetan life. After the visit to lakes and its surrounding area, we will be following three days Pilgrimage track around the Holy Mountains to finish what they call, Kora or Parikrama.  We will be driving back to Kathmandu after that.

The duration of this historical, cultural, natural and pilgrimage tour is 15 days and the most suitable season to this Lhasa Kailash Everest Base Camp Tour is April to September. You will also be accommodated at different Hotels and Houses or even Lodges so please visit these places and make your holiday the most beautiful one with Nepal Tibet Tours & Treks!


  • Tibetan English speaking tour guide
  • Accommodations as specified as above
  • Private vehicle for all transfer per the itinerary in Tibet
  • Private driver
  • All necessary Travel permit
  • Entrance tickets for all the sights per the itinerary
  • Petrol for the tour vehicle
  • Everest Region protection fee
  • Car entry fee for Everest. B.C region
  • Lunch & dinner, drinks, snacks (You can easily explore on your own, 1-10 US$ per meal)
  • Tibet group visa, USD190 for US citizen, USD90 for other nationalities
  • Nepal visa, $30 for a 15 days multiple entry tourist visa
  • Personal Natural expense like Laundry, IDD calls, etc
  • Bank Telex wire transfer processing fee
  • Tips for your guide and driver
  • Porter at Border if used
  • Tipping and all not mentioned above
  • Airfare KTM/LXA inclusive of Airport Tax

Trip Itinerary


Day 1: Arrive Lhasa (3680m.), Transfer to Hotel, and Free for Your Own Activities

It is the first day of the trip. You make a flight from Kathmandu which takes you to GONGGAR Airport in about one and half hour. You can also see different Himalayan ranges and splendid mountain views from the window. After the land, you will meet your Tibetan guide who transfers you to the Hotel for adjustments and sleepover.


Day 2: Lhasa, Tour of Jokhang Temple, Barkhor street and Sera Monastery

In the morning, you will be visiting several Monasteries with your guide such as Sera Monastery. Sera Monastery is the place where hundreds of monks live which is covered with white-washed walls and golden roofs. After the lunch, you will visit the summer palace of Dalai Lama which is entitled by Jokhang Temple. Jokhang Temple is probably the most sacred shrine in all Tibet.


Day 3: Lhasa - Yamdrok Lake - Gyantse - Shigatse (360 km, 3900m.)

You will be starting your drive from Lhasa to Gyantse via Yamdrok Lake. Yamdrok Lake is said the holiest lake of all Lakes in Tibet which is also an important centre for Buddhist Pilgrimage. Gyantse is one of the remote places of Tibet which is popular for its fortress, the Khumbum, a monastery, the Pelkor Chode and the Dzong, a very special structure. After all the visits, you will be driving to Shigatse (3900m.) which is the second largest city in Tibet and the traditional capital of Tsang via Shalu Monastery. After reaching Shigatse, you will be spending your night in a Hotel.


Day 4: Shigatse - Sakya - Lhatse (200 Km, 6 hour drive, 4050m.)

In the morning, after breakfast, you visit Tashilunpo Monastery and then drive until we reach to Sakya. Later, you will be visiting to the Sakya Monastery which is one of the most famous Monasteries in Tibet. After that, you will be driving to Lhatse again and stay a night there in a Hotel.


Day 5: Lhatse to Saga (306 Km, 5-6 hrs, 4600m.)

From Lhatse, you will make a fantastic drive towards the saga enjoying the great scenario of the surroundings. The distance between these two palces is about 300 Km. thus, to complete your destination for the day, you have to drive for about 5 to 6 hours enjoying the great scenario of the surroundings. Saga is situated at the altitude of 4600m above sea level.


Day 6: Saga to Lake Manasarovar (4590m.)

Today, you start your trip by driving from Saga to Paryang which more or less take seven hours to reach and which is about 255 km far. You will go through Zhongba. After that, you start your drive yet again from Paryang to Mansarovar (Chiu Village) which is about 260km far and could possibly take six to seven hours to arrive. Later after the long and stressful drive, you will be staying in a guest house or Tents depending


Day 7: Lake Mansarovar to Darchen (60 Km, 1.5 hours, 4560m high)

After the Holy Puja and Bath at Lake Mansarovar, you drive off to Darchen which is about 30km far and could probably take one hour to arrive. After the drive, you will be spending your time with doing whatever you want and will be staying in a Guesthouse tonight.


Day 8: Trek from Darchen to Dira-Puk (4750m.)

Your Holy trek (Kora/Parikrama) starts today where you circumambulate Mount Kailash. The day begins with an hour’s drive to Dira Puk. After that, you trek for about four hours to actually arrive at Dira Puk. You will see countless sights to western part of Mount Kailash and its extremely changing tone at sunrise and sunset. You can also arrange a horse ride or a yak ride to those people who are unwilling to go because of their fitness and age. O/N in a tent camp.


Day 9: Trek from Dira-Puk to Zutul-Puk, crossing Drolma-la Pass (5200m.)

Today, you start your trek from Dira Puk to Zutul-Puk through the great Drolma-La Pass and Shivasthal, which is one of the most highest points in your trek and legends believe that, this is the spot where Lord Shiva and his wife Parvati used to sit. It probably takes eight to nine hours to complete. Tonight, you will be staying in Tent Camps.


Day 10: End of trek and drive to Mansarovar (14 Km.)

Today, your trek starts from Zutul-Puk to Darchen which could possibly take around four hours to complete. Later that day, you will be driving off to Lake Mansarovar and it takes about an hour to reach. Tonight, you will enjoy in our tent Camps.


Day 11: Mansarovar to Saga (9 hours, 4600m high)

You start your day with a drive from Mansarovar to Paryang which is around 260 km far and which could take about six to seven hours to reach. After you arrive at Paryang, you will be starting a new drive from Paryang to Saga which takes about seven hours to reach. After the long day, you will be spending your night in a Guesthouse or in a Hotel.


Day 12: Saga to old Tingri (4390m.)

From saga, you will move towards the old Tingri enjoying the great scenario of the surroundings. The wonderful view of the surroundings will be enchanting to view. A drive for about 5 to 6 hours will be enough for you to complete your journey towards the old Tingri. Old Tingri is situated at the altitude of 4390m above sea level.


Day 13: Drive Old Tingri to Rongbuk to Everest Base Camp – Rongbuk (5000m.)

Today you start your drive from Old Tingri to Rongbuk. After you reach Rongbuk, you will be visiting to the highest Monastery in Tibet called Rongbuk Monastery from where the view of Mount Everest is the most spectacular one. Later that day, you start your trek from Rongbuk to EBC which takes around 2 hours to arrive. Soon after that, you will continue your drive to Everest Base Camp (5150m.) which is approximately 8km away. You will be back from there in no time and youwill be spending our night in a Guesthouse or something different, Rongbuk Monastery.


Day 14: Drive from Rongbuk to Kerung (2300m.)

From Rongbuk, you will drive towards the Kerung viewing the wonderful sceneries of the road. You will stay the night at Zhangmu. The total distances between these two palces is 246 Km. the Kerung is situated at the altitude of 2450m above sea level.


Day 15: Drive Kerung to Kathmandu

This day is the last and final day of your tour where you will drive to Kathmandu.


Note: This itinerary can be customized as per situation.

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Clothing and Equipments

Certain basic trekking equipment is essential on all routes we described in this site. Depending on the area and season, we will provide you with a comprehensive list of necessities. Here is some recommended Equipments List for trekking in Nepal.


1. Boots

Lightweight walking boots. If new one is being bought, “walk then in” to avoid blisters. Also bring spare laces.

2. Track shoes

A pair of track shoes. To wear in the camp at night or when the boot is wet.

3. Jacket

Warm jacket. Fiber fills or down should be adequate. This is especially necessary during winter from December to February. A rainproof jacket with hood or a poncho. Get the one that is guaranteed waterproof.

4. Shirt and Sweaters

Woolen shirts and thick sweaters. During winter months, December through February these items are essential. Thick sweaters can be purchased in Kathmandu. 1 lightweight long sleeved -shirt is particularly suitable for avoiding sun burn.

5. Trousers

A pair of lightweight/ heavy weight trousers. Jeans are unsuitable to wear on treks. Cheap loose cotton pants are available in Kathmandu. Heavyweight trousers are useful higher up in the mountains in the morning and at night. Windproof/ waterproof trousers are necessary on all treks going above 10.00ft.

6. Underwear

Thermal underwear. These are excellent to sleep in at night in the winter months thermal underwear are quite invaluable.

7. Tracksuit

A tracksuit useful for wearing in camp and in the tent. 2 pair of loose fitting long shorts/ skirts.

8. Sleeping Bag

As you do not carry it yourself this may be synthetic or down, but it must be 4 season. As most treks pass through a variety of climatic conditions, a long zip is a good idea. A cotton/fleece liner helps keep your sleeping bag clean. Good sleeping bags are expensive but can be rented easily in Kathmandu (Only for treks starting and finishing there)

9. Sun Hat, SunCream/Block & Lip Salve

Choose a high factor suncream (Factor 20 or stronger) to protect your skin against the sun at high altitude. A combination sunblock/lip salve is ideal for facial protection.

10. Personal First Aid Kit

You should have your own supply of plasters, aspirin, diarrhea tablets and also a comprehensive blister kit. (Please do not give medicines to local people without consulting the trek leader.)

11. Hat/ Glove/ Sandle/ Shocks/ Underwear

a) A woolen hat to wear in the morning and at night. During winter it is an essential item.
b) A sunhat and ensure it has a wide brim to cover the face and neck.
b) A pair of gloves. Leather with lining and woolen are best. c) 1 pair of sandals to wear in the cities and in camp.
d) 4 pairs of thin and 4 pair of thick woolen socks.
e) Underwear” normal quantity and swimming costume, hankies.

Equipments and Accessories

a) Duffle bag or kit bag to carry to gear while trekking
b) Daypack: This is a small rucksack to carry personal requirement for the day e.g. toilet items, camera, film towel, soap, a boot etc.
c) Water bottle.
d) Snow glasses and sunglasses
e) 2-4 large plastic bags to separate clean clothes from dirty ones.
f) 6 -10 smaller plastic bags to dispose garbage.
g) Wallet and /or money belt with compartment for coins.
h) Toiletries with large and small towels. Toilet paper can buy in Kathmandu and some villages in the mountains.
i) Small headlamp and/ or torch with spare batteries and bulbs
j) candles and lighter to burn toilet paper.
k) Snow gaiters essential during wither and all treks going over at other times.
l) An umbrella (optional), which is quite useful to as a sunshade and useful when it rains.
m) Reading materials, camera and film, game items (optional), note book, rubber band, pen and pencil, envelopes, a diary, a calendar, a pocket knife, binoculars (optional), a small pillow or headrest (optional). Thermoses (optional)- an inflatable sleeping mat, trekking map, adequate quantities of passport photograph