Tibet Everest Base Camp Trek

Asian Heritage Treks and Travel
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Duration: 17 days
Group size: 1 - 25
Tibet Everest Base Camp Trek

Asian Heritage Treks and Travel
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Duration: 17 days
Group size: 1 - 25

About this trip

 Tibet Everest Base Camp Trek takes you to visit Everest Base Camp, three large cities of Tibet - Lhasa, Shigatse, and Gyantse, Namtso Lake, Rongbuk Monastery, and Yamdrok-Tso Lake. Tourists can enjoy plenty of natural scenery like the beautiful sacred lake Yamdrok-Tso and the Karo glacier with amazing views of the highest mountain in the world; Mt. Everest.

Furthermore, the trek takes you to Namtso Lake, the second-largest alpine saline lake in Tibet with an altitude of 4,718m above sea level. The lake's surrealistic beauty will take away your breath in no time. Furthermore, this trek covers all the main Lhasa tourist sites like Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Drepung, Sera Monastery, Gyantse Kumbum, and the Shigatse Tashilhunpho monastery.

Highlights of the Tibet Everest Base Camp trek are:

  • Close-up view of Mount Everest from the Tibetan side
  • Crossing Kerung, Nepal-China border
  • Visit Rongbuk Monastery  and see the Rongbuk Glacier Zone
  • Visit Lagen La Pass (5,190m) with a stunning view of Namtso Lake

How to Trek Tibet Everest Base Camp Trek?

The Tibet Everest Base Camp trek starts from Kathmandu as we drive for 9-10 hours to Kerung, Nepal-China border. From Kerung, we cross the Nepal-China border and travel to Tingri passing Tong La Pass (5,100m). You can observe beautiful mountain scenes on the way to Tingri. From Tingri, head towards Rongbuk which takes around 3-4 hours of drive. You can visit the Rongbuk monastery and also see the Rongbuk Glacier Zone. After sightseeing the Rongbuk area, we ascend towards Everest Base Camp for a close-up view of Mount Everest. You can enjoy the scenic view of the Base Camp and head back towards Rongbuk and then to Tingri. 

After visiting Tingri, you can head towards Shigatse. Shigatse is the second biggest city in Tibet. The road is full of twists and turns while you can enjoy the beautiful scenes on the way. From Shigatse, you'll travel to Sakya. You can visit the Sakya monastery, which is the center of the Sakya sect. And finally, after visiting Sakya monastery you can travel to Gyantse. From Gyantse, you can visit the mysterious Palcho Monastery and Yamdrok Lake. From Gyantse, you can reach Lhasa and observe a traditional treatment center and research lab which produces Tibetan medicine. After visiting Lhasa drive towards Namtso for 6-7 hours. From there visit Lagen La Mountain Pass (5,190m) you will be able to observe the stunning view of Namtso Lake. From Namtso Lake, travel to Lhasa relaxing and observing scenic views on the way. 

Best Time to go for Tibet Everest Base Camp Trek

The best time to go for Tibet Everest Base Camp Trek is from Autumn (Mar-June) and Spring (Sep-Nov).

Note: You have the option to join one of our fixed-date departures or to have a private tour tailored to dates that suit you. Upgrading the accommodation facilities is possible at your request.



4* Hotels

- Kathmandu: Yatri Suites & Spa




Daily breakfast


Nepal, Lhasa, Namtso



What’s included

  • Transport
    All land transport by car, jeep or minivan
  • Accommodation
    Accommodation as mentioned in itinerary
  • Guide
    English speaking tour guide
  • International flight
    International flight ticket: Lhasa- Kathmandu
  • Permit Fees
    Tibetan travel permit fees.

What’s not included

  • Entrance fees
    Entrance fees for sights
  • Food and beverages
    All food and beverages not mentioned in itinerary
  • Travel insurance
  • Tipping

Available Packages

Private tour - Double room
Available until 15 days before departure

This option provides a private double room for your entire stay. This room is shared by 2 persons.

If you wish to have a private single room, please book a single supplement below. 

Deposit: $1,299

Available options


Day 1
Arrival In Kathmandu

 Upon your arrival at the Kathmandu airport, our representative will meet, greet and welcome you and transfer you to your confirmed hotel. You can rest relax and enjoy your time in the hotel or you can stroll around the city.

Accommodation: Overnight in Yatri Suites & Spa or similar.

Your Organizer

Asian Heritage Treks and Travel
Asian Heritage Treks & Expeditions Int'l Tours & Travels is a 20-year-old highly experienced, professional, and dynamic agency that provides personalized customer-centric service and products. We offer a wide variety of products, ranging from day hike tours, spiritual tours, summits expeditions, and adventure activities, all the way to completely tailor-made treks in South-Asian countries. Our customers share our passion for active travel, cultural immersion, nature, and sustainable and socially responsible tourism.