Forbidden Lhasa & Everest Base Camp:

The breathtaking trans-Himalayan flight from Kathmandu or via Mainland China to Lhasa & the overland route from Lhasa to Nepal border offers truly spectacular views of the Himalayas, high mountain passes, ancient monasteries, fortresses & a people culture from a bygone era. The highlight of this trip is a visit to the Dza Rongbuk Monastery & the Everest Base Camp.

Trip Informaton


Tour and Trekking


Any day during season

Max Altitudes:

5220m at Gatso La Pass

Trip Duration:

10 days

Trip Grade:

Moderate High


Hotel in city


Full board on trek, breakfast in city


Private jeep

Best Season:

September-November & March-May

Driving hours:

4-6hrs per day

Day 01

After breakfast transfer to Kathmandu International Airport and fly to Lhasa by China South West Airline (1:00 hour). Our agent from Lhasa will meet you at airport and transfer to selected hotel in Lhasa (2:00 hours) during flight Kathmandu-Lhasa gives you magnificet view of Mt. Everest, Kanchenjunga, Shisapanga, Langtang, you will be able to see more then 100 snow caped peaks. As soon as your flight cross Worlds highest peak you will able to view YARLUNG TSANGPO RIVER, LAKE YAMDROK and Lhasa valley. acllimatization day.

Day 02


Guided sightseeing tour of Potala, the winter palace of the Dalai Lama; Drepung, the biggest monastic university of Tibet & Nechung Monastery, temple of the State oracle of Tibet.

Day 03


Guided sightseeing tour of Jokhang, the central cathedral of Tibet, Barkhor, the bustling Lhasa market encircling the Jokhang Temple, Tibetan Medical Center & Norbulinka Palace.

Day 04


Drive via Yamdrok, the Turquoise Lake to Gyangtse across Kampa la pass 5050 m& Karo la (5045 m)passes. Visit Kubum stupa & Pelkor Chode Monastery.

Day 05


Drive to Shigatse. En route visit Shalu Monastery. Visit Tashilhunpo Monastery, the seat of Panchen Lama who is the 2nd in the Buddhist religious hierachy & Shigatse Market.

Day 06


Drive to Shegar across Tsoula pass (4500 M) & Gyatso la pass (5220 M). En-route visit Sakya Monastery.

Day 07


Drive via Pangla pass (5200 M) to Rongbuk Monastery, world's highest monastery situated at 5200 M. O/N Rongbuk Guest House.

Day 08


Trek to Everest Base Camp (2 hours 5150 mtrs.) back to Rumbuk in the evening. Over night at Monastery or tent.

Day 09

From Zhangmu or Nyalam, the road follows the BHOTE KOSHI river in a deep valley with plenty of Waterfalls. After 1.5 hr. drive bring us to NYALAM PASS(3800 m) with the JUGAL HIMAL in view. A continued drive via LALUNGLA(5050M) will bring us in view or MT. LANGTANG(7245m), MT. XIXAPANGMA(8013m) & MT. DORJE LAKPA(6980m), MT. MAKALU(8464m), MT. EVEREST (8848m), MT. LHOTSE(8516m), & MT. CHOOYU(8201m). over night in guest house.

Day 10

Departure early morning to reach KODARI (China/Nepal Boarder). (25 km 2 hours) Further half hour. drive by truck/same bus/jeep to friend ship bridge where after completion of Immigration formalities all check drive to Kathmandu (4 hours).


Cost Includes:

• Tibet travel permit and group visa entrance fees
• Sightseeing in Lhasa
• Twin sharing accommodation Guest house in Lhasa and lodge on the way with breakfast
• All necessary transfer by bus/jeep

Cost Excludes:

• Airfare & airport tax
• Insurance & emergency rescue charges
• Additional transportation & porter charges in the event of landslides

CLOTHING ACCESSORIES: From Oct.- March warm clothes are required to fight the frosty cold. From April-September light clothes to shun the scorching heat. However a jacket and a sweater are advised throughout the year as the weather may unexpectedly change at any time. The recommended items are: A domestic first aid kit, toilet and tissue papers, flashlight, sleeping bag, comfortable walking shoes, dust masks, utility knife, sun hat, sun glasses, suntan lotion and a limited number of clothes.

CUSTOMS: There is no permission on still and video cameras, tape recorders or radios as long as they are registered with a custom official. Printed matters considered unsuitable by the Chinese Government are prohibited. Customs regulations forbid the export of art objects created prior to 1959 or souvenirs in amounts deemed to be excessive.

FOOD & DRINKS: Tibet has only a handful of towns and Tibetan cuisine is not exactly the most varied in the world. It is a handy to carry. Anything that can be brewed with hot, water instant coffee, drinking chocolate, tea (bags) soup cubes, powdered milk, other food items worth considering are instant noodles, vegemite nuts and raisins, chocolate, dry foods and biscuits.

BUSINESS HOURS: Government offices are usually closed on SATURDAY and SUNDAY.

CURRENCY: RENMNBI, The people’s money used by millions of Chinese everyday, circulates in notes a of 1,2,5, 10 and 50, 100 Yuan, 1,2 Jiao, 1,2 and 5 fen. There are also coins for 1, and 5 fen. With the Chinese Currency Renminbi, one Yuan is divided into 10 jiao, into 10 fen. (US$ 1 =10 yuan).

AIRPORT: Lhasa Gonggar Airport is approx. 96 kms. Away from Lhasa.

AIR TICKET RECONFIRMATION: Your guide will reconfirm the air ticket upon payment of RMB 30, which is the reconfirmation fee charged by China Southwest Airlines.

CANCELLATION POLICY: A cancellation charge of 50% for confirmed booking up to SEVEN DAYS before departure to TIBET will be charged after which NO REFUND will be entertained. Further under no circumstance will there be a refund on NO SHOW UPS and DELAY in ARRIVALS.

HEALTH & ALTITUDE PROBLEMS: Traveling in Tibet involves high altitude and can be strenuous. Clients with heart and lung problems or blood diseases should consult their doctor before booking the trip. Very rare cases of altitude sickness have been reported. Simple headache, fever, loss of appetite and stomach disorders can happen before the acclimatization. Advised, drink approx. 03 liters. Of water per day, do not strain yourself, move slowly, breathe deeply and take regular rests please do not smoke & do not drink alcohol.

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