Lhasa to Kathmandu Tour via Everest Base Camp is one of the most popular Tibet tour packages and highly demanded by travelers worldwide. Unlike trekking in Nepal to reach the base camp, this tour does not require any walking activity to reach to the base of Mt. Everest on the north face. Embarking on this memorable adventure across the roof of the world amidst the grandiose Tibetan plateau during this easy tour in Tibet is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Exploring deep into the heart of Tibetan Buddhism, native people, matchless culture and dazzling landscapes, this famous tour package of Tibet leaves an indelible memory to all visitors on the roof of the world.
This 10 day Lhasa to Kathmandu Tour via Everest Base Camp, on general conditions, commences after arrival to Lhasa either from Kathmandu or from mainland China. From the spiritual and economic center Lhasa, discovering the dazzling holy city, you will travel through various ancient towns of Tibet to reach the foothill of the world’s highest mountain peak. The historical sites that greet travelers in Lhasa are the regal Potala Palace, the Norbulingka Palace, Jokhang temple, and the sacred Sera and Drepung monasteries. This extraordinary road trip in Tibet will also take visitors to the 15th century Ganden monastery and Drayerpa caves, which in the present day are meditative asylums for the red-robed Tibetan monks. The chief townships and major cities encompassed by this most demanded overland tour in Tibet are Gyantse, Shigatse, Rongbuk, Kyirong, and Lhasa. Besides the spectacular landmarks in Lhasa, on the way to Gyantse, tourists can savor the sight of the heavenly Yamdrok Tso Lake beyond the Khamba La Pass and the Nazin Kang Sang Glacier. Driving downhill from the Karo La Pass leads to Gyantse town where travelers can visit the Gyantse Dzong, the Khumbum Stupa, Pelkor Monastery, and the Phalkot Monastery.
Driving from Gyantse to Shigatse, travelers can visit the Shalu Monastery which houses impressive ancient murals and frescoes. The chief attraction in Shigatse is the home of the Panchen Lama – the Tashi Lhunpo Monastery. Driving through quaint beautiful settlements towards Rongbuk, travelers will visit the Sakya Monastery before going downhill from the Lalung La Pass to reach the Rongbuk Monastery lying at the foot of Mt. Everest, making the monastery the highest of its kind in the world. Taking advantage of the major highlight of the entire trip reaching the Everest Base Camp, visitors can take delight in the spectacular glimpses of the peaks such as Shishapangma and Cho Oyu, and also the striking Rongbuk Glacier. Ultimately, it is time to drive through the Tibetan plateau towards green alpine woodland to reach the border town at Kyirong before driving to Kathmandu.
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