Stay tall amidst the wild mountainous landscape of Tibet and cherish the beauty of northern face of Mt. Everest from close with Everest Advanced Base Camp Trek. Everest Advanced Base Camp Trek is a journey that takes you to the roof of the world and let you experience the grandeur of the highest mountain in the world i.e. Mt. Everest. Everest Advanced base camp trek can be considered easy or difficult based on your endurance capacity. If you take walking and climbing as a hectic exercise, then this trek is easy because it’s just an overland drive. Even though climbing and walking is not a problem but you are afraid of high altitude region, then this can be quite difficult as you will be driving in highest altitude of the world.
You do not need prior mountaineering and climbing experience. But, you should be able to adapt with the high altitude regions.
Everest Advanced Base Camp Trek starts with a flight from Kathmandu airport to Lhasa. The flight to Lhasa is similar to a mountain flight as you will be flying above the mountains and Tibetan plateau. Also, Lhasa is a city of wonders where you can spend time sightseeing some important places. Places like Sera monastery, Norbulingka palace, Potala palace, Jokhang temple and Drepung monastery. The art and culture portrait in these palaces and monasteries are fabulous! From Lhasa, you drive to Rongbuk via Sigatse and Tinkri. Rongbuk is a place from where your actual trekking journey to the base camp starts. You walk along the Tibetan plateau to base camp and interim camp. From there you retrace your journey back. Being on the base camp is nothing less than a dream come true. It is a trophy that you will hold throughout the lifetime.
So, endeavor the wild beauty of mountains and plateaus with a classic blend of Tibetan art and culture. Himal Eco Trek will take you to the Advanced Everest Base Camp to relish the pinnacles of sky dominating mountains in a serene and pristine environment of Tibet.
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu
Day 02: Obtain Chinese visa and Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour
Day 03: Fly to Lhasa
Day 04: Sightseeing Tour in Lhasa
Day 05: Sightseeing Tour in Lhasa
Day 06: Drive to Shigatse
Day 07: Drive to Tingri/ visit Natang and Sakya Monastery
Day 08: Drive to Rongbuk
Day 09 & 10: Trek to Base Camp
Day 11: Trek from Everest Base Camp to Camp I
Day 12: Trek to Interim Camp
Day 13: Rest day at Interim Camp
Day 14: Trek to Camp II
Day 15: Trek to ABC and return to Camp II
Day 16: Return to Base Camp
Day 17: Drive to Nyalam
Day 18: Drive to Kathmandu
Day 19: Leisure Day
Day 20: Farewell
Items that are not covered in the cost of trip price.
- Meals which are not specified in the itinerary.
- International flights (flight from your place to Nepal)
- Chinese visa fees.
- Accommodation at a three star hotel in Kathmandu.
- Nepal entry and re-entry visa fee.
- Snacks, soft drinks and water during the trek.
- Hot showers during the trek.
- Your personal expenses for shopping, internet, telephone expenses, laundry and other recreational
- Personal trekking equipment if any.
- Tips to tour guide, porter or driver is not our responsibility. (Tip is subject to your judgment. Offering
- tip is not a compulsion)
- Travel insurance
Regarding your visa and arrival
You can obtain Chinese visa on your own by submitting an application to Chinese Embassy/ Consulate General based on your State of residence. However, you may also apply for visa through us. Once you book your trip with us, we take care of the process regarding visa. We apply for your visa on your behalf. All we need is photocopy of your passport and photographs. Once your application is processed and approved, you need to pay the applicable visa fees. Upon your arrival, you will be picked up and escorted throughout the journey as per your itinerary.
Getting into Tibet
You can enter into Tibet via road or air. You can take a direct flight to Tibet or opt for a drive via Kodari border in Nepal.
Best time to visit
Any season would be best for a traveler depending upon the motive of travel. However, for any traveler who would like to have best views of Mt. Everest from the base camp, April to mid June and September to October would be the best time.
Accommodation in Lhasa would be in a three star category hotel. For rest of the places, expect very normal kind of food and accommodation.
Meals and drinking water
During your travel to Tibet, we provide meals i.e. breakfast, lunch and dinner as per the itinerary. However, lunch and dinner while your stay in three star hotels is not included. The menus are limited therefore if you want to eat anything different then you should purchase it on your own.
The currency of Tibet is denominated as Chinese Yuan Renminbi (CNY)
Travel insurance is highly recommended as it insures your risk against any kind of uncertainties during the travel.