Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour
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Everest Base Camp Tour

Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour is one of the most popular tours in Tibet, this tour takes you to Tibet Everest Base Camp, experience the charm of the Everest.

Join us and check out the most popular tour packages to Everest, you will find what you need here. Walk into the highest summit of the world and see the beauty of the roof of the world.

Mount Everest is the main peak of Himalayas and also the highest peak in the world. Mt. Everest enjoys the reputation of “the roof of the world”. Lying in the far west of Tibet, near the border with Nepal, Everest Base Camp is visited by thousands of tourists every year. 12 kilometers to the north of the summit lies the tourist base camp, around half way between the mountaineer’s base camp and the Rongbuk Monastery.

The journey from Lhasa to Everest Base Camp region will take you from the modern Tibetan capital of Lhasa to pristine high altitude lakes, rivers, glaciers, farming valleys and through the Himalaya’s to Everest Base Camp Region at Rongphu Monastery at an altitude of nearly 5100 meters/17,000 feet. In the Buddhist holy city of Lhasa, you will rub shoulders with pilgrims while going through the Jokhang, the most famous temple in the Himalaya. You will wander through the Potala Palace as well as the massive monasteries of Sera and Drepung.

From Lhasa, you will go the to turquoise-colored lake of Yamdrok and the amazing Karo La Glacier before arriving in the town of Gyantse. Then you will go to Tibet's second largest city, Shigatse, and go through Tashi Lhunpo Monastery. From there, the destination is Everest! At the Everest Base Camp Region, you will get up close and personal with the world’s highest peak from the travelers base camp at Rongphu Monastery. You will spend 10 days experiencing, exploring and photographing the uniqueness of Tibetan culture. This is one of the most fascinating and exciting overland routes in Asia!

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Most Popular Tibet Everest Tours & EBC Trek

We collect the most popular Everest Base Camp group tours with attractive prices and superior services. You can choose to enjoy a classic overland trip from Lhasa to EBC, or spice up your journey with the holy Namtso Lake sightseeing. Or, start your EBC tour from Kathmandu as you like. Just pick your favorite one to start your lifetime journey to EBC!

Just join our tours to visit it, discover it, enjoy it and finally love it! Check out our most popular Tibet tour packages to Everest. Do remember that all of our private tours are customizable!

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10 Days Best of Central Tibet and Everes...

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The 10-day tour involves an intimate exploration of past and presents Tibet from all-round aspects from the modern Lhasa to the cradle of Tibetan civilization and birthplace of Tibetan reli...

8 Days Lhasa to Everest Base Camp

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Everest Base Camp 7 Days Tour

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This 8 days Lhasa to EBC group tour involves all the awe-inspiring attractions, religious sites and magnificent natural wonder from Lhasa to Everest Base Camp.

Highlights of Mount Everest Base Camp Tours

Mount Everest itself is a big attraction. While there are many small things and places you can explore after you getting to the mountain. The biggest highlight is to enjoy the fabulous natural wonder on the Mount Everest - white snow, glacier, sunrise, sunset, stars, flag clouds, etc. To explore the beauty of Mount Everest to the fullest, you have to go to two places on Mount Everest - Rongbuk Monastery and Everest Base Camp. There are the best locations to enjoy the landscape and take photos.

Mt. Everest

Best time to visit: Summer & Autumn
Mt. Everest, the top of the World, is the must-go destination of your life journey. As the goal achievement of many mountaineers, it shows the most beautiful natural beauty in the world, including perennial snow, amazing sunrise and sunset, dazzling starry sky etc.

Everest Base Camp

Best time to visit: Summer & Autumn
Everest Base Camp is a desirable place for tourists to take a panoramic view of Mount Everest – the highest peak in the world. Besides, it acts as an important scientific observation base and Mt. Everest mountaineering headquarters.

Rongbuk Monastery

Best time to visit: Summer & Autumn
Rongbuk Monastery, with ancient buildings and peaceful environment, is the world's highest monastery above sea level. Reaching to its perfect desk to appreciate the breathtaking view of Mt.Everest. Prepare to climb higher and higher!

Mount Cho Oyu

Mount Cho Oyu Mount Cho Oyu is known as the sixth highest mountain in the world, at 8,201 metres above sea level. Cho Oyu means "Turquoise Goddess" in Tibetan. Cho Oyu lies in the Himalayas.

Useful Guide and Tips about Tibet Mount Everest Tour

Best Time to Visit Mount Everest

Affected by the high altitude and unique geographical environment, Mount Everest has a classic alpine climate: extremely low temperature all year round, perpetual snows, glaciers and ice slopes are everywhere, very thin air and frequent high speed wind. The annual average temperature of Mount Everest is -29°C. The coldest month is February (low to -10.2°C) while the hottest period is in July (up to 22.5°C). Visiting Mount Everest is only recommended during April to October when the average temperature ranges from 15°C to 25°C, with blue sky and clear weather for you to enjoy a breathtaking view of Mount Everest. The temperatures on the mountain also vary a lot within a single day, rising up to more than 20°C during the day and dropping far below zero degree during the night. You’d prepare well for the climate changes.

Where to Stay - Mount Everest Hotels

Camping is not the only way to accommodate on Mount Everest. You will find rooms and beds to stay overnight. But the amenities are basic. There are three places you can stay on Mount Everest - Rongbuk Monastery Guest House, Tent Guest Houses and Sightseeing Rongphu Hotel. All of them offer very basic accommodation, but the best on the top of the world. Rongbuk Monastery Guest House is a great place to stay. It offers standard rooms, five-bed room. Tent Guest Houses are operated by nearby Tibetan villagers. There are room-size tents which can accommodate about 6 travelers in each tent. During the tourism off seasons (November to March of next year), the Tent Guest Houses will be removed. Travelers can only stay in Rongbuk Monastery Guest House. Sightseeing Rongphu Hotel is still under decoration.

Trekking on Mount Everest

It is very popular to have a trek on Mount Everest for tourists from all walks of life who want to witness the world’s highest peak. You are suggested to trek the north face of Mount Everest which is located in Tibet - less crowded, quiet and peaceful, acceptable difficulty, with average altitude of over 4500 meters. There are three major trekking: 1) Easy short trekking from Rongbuk Monastery to Everest Base Camp; 2) Moderate trekking from Old Tingri to Everest Base Camp; 3) Trekking beyond Everest Base Camp to Camp 2, Camp 3…Summit. Generally speaking, trekking beyond Everest Base Camp to further camps or summit is only available for those very experience trekkers and mountaineers. While the treks and B are achievable goals for most of people who are fit and well prepared.


Frequently Asked Questions about Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour


How to get to Everest Base Camp (Tibetan side)?

Compared to the southern base camp of Mount Everest in Nepal, the northern Everest Base Camp is relatively easier to reach. Although no airport or railway station are available near Mount Everest, there is a well-paved highway leading to the camp site. One can get to Everest Base Camp from Lhasa by overland, as a popular option, via Friendship Highway. Covering around 600 km, the road trip from Lhasa to EBC will take you through Lake Yamdrok, Gyantse, Shigatse, Lhatse, Tingri and Rongbuk Monastery successively, with the altitude gradually climbing up to over 5000m. It requires normally 8 days to complete the journey from Lhasa to Everest Base Camp and back to Lhasa.

In addition, one can also get to EBC from Kathmandu by taking an overland trip via the Gyirong Border. Getting to Tibet from Kathmandu can be done by public bus. From Gyirong Port, it is around 334 kilometers to EBC, which takes about a whole day. If there are more destinations than EBC listed in your tour plan, it is recommended to join the classic overland tour from Kathmandu to Lhasa, and pay a visit to Everest Base Camp on the way.

What are the permits to visit Everest Base Camp in Tibet?

In order to visit Everest Base Camp in Tibetan side, you need to book an organized tour with a local tour operator like us, who will handle the permits on behalf of you. The Tibet Travel Permit is the primary essential document that should be obtained before you enter Tibet. Your Chinese Visa and passport are required to apply for the permit. In addition, foreigners need to get the Aliens’ Travel Permit to enter the EBC region.

One more thing to be noted, if you get to Tibet from Nepal, you will need to obtain the Chinese Group Visa, instead of the Chinese Visa, together with the Tibet Travel Permit. Unlike the latter, the group visa can only be applied through the Embassy in Kathmandu. It is advised to reserve yourself enough time (at least 3 days in Kathmandu) for the application.

How long is the hike to Everest Base Camp?

For those who want to hike to Everest Base Camp, one can go through the trek from Old Tingri, which is one of greatest treks in Tibet. The trek from Old Tingri to EBC covers around 70 kilometers and is of moderate difficulty, with altitude ranging between 4400m and 5200m. It is advised to complete the trek in four whole days, so that you can balance your energy and have enough time to explore the glaciers and valleys on the way. As a wise option, you can choose to join in our 12-day EBC trek tour, which will take you to smoothly experience the classic trek, accompanied by our professional guides.

What kind of accommodations are available at Everest Base Camp?

Currently, tourists can stay in the tent hostel at Everest Base Camp or in the guesthouse at Rongbuk Monastery. The tents at EBC are only available from April to November, and are roughly equipped for the basic accommodation condition. There are beds with extra quilts, hot water, and electricity until midnight. But the toilets are outside the tents. Though simply equipped, the tents at EBC can ensure you a warm night stay at the high altitude of 5200m.

For the guesthouses at Rongbuk Monastery, the conditions are much better, but far from a standard hotel you may always stay in cities. At an altitude of 5154 m, the guesthouse of Rongbuk Monastery is available throughout the year and includes beds, shops, public toilets etc. It also provides great panoramic view of Everest summit.

When is the best time to visit Everest Base Camp?

The best time to visit Everest Base Camp in Tibet is from April to June and September to November. During the two periods, the temperature is moderate and the weather is warm. In Spring, the snowy land begins to unfreeze and revive, with flowers blooming and trees turning green. It is the best time to trek Mount Everest to take in the breathtaking landscape along the trail. When it comes to autumn, the sky becomes clearer and the air turns dryer. It is the perfect time to see a clear view of Mount Everest, with great visibility and stable weather condition.

Everest Base Camp Tour Guide

How to Get to Mount Everest

The Everest Base Camp, the protection zone built for protecting the core area of Qomolangma with altitude of 5,200 meters, is one of the must-sees for any of trip to Tibet.

How to Plan an Everest Tour

For a great many people, travelling to the highest mountain in the world is a dream trip. Standing in the base camp and looking up at Mount Everest is an experience that is

Best Time to Visit Everest Base Camp

The best time to visit Everest Base Camp in Tibet is from April to the following year February, especially from April to June and September to November.

How to Trek to Everest Base Camp

Trekking to Everest Base Camp in Nepal was one of the highlights of our trip around the world. In fact, this trek was so important to us that we planned the entire year around this two week adventure.

How to Get to Old Tingri Town

Old Tingri Town is the starting point of the trek to Everest Base Camp. It is located in the remote southern Tibet along the Sino-highway, one and a half days’ driving from Kathmandu

What to Pack for Mount Everest Trek

Basic warm, comfortable and firm clothing are required. A pair of strong, well-fitting boots is necessary. We will offer tent, stove, cooking utensil and other necessary equipment.

Best Way to See Mount Everest

As to what is the best way to see Mount Everest, for the more adventurous individuals, the best way to see Mount Everest is to trek and hike to the Everest Base Camp...

What to Pack for Everest Base Camp Trek

To help you get a head start we have compiled an easy to navigate and complete list of what you will need for the typical Everest Base Camp Trek and similar treks in the region.

Hotels the Way Everest Base Camp

on the Mt. Everest Base Camp, it is very hard to stay in the guesthouse for its extremely poor condition. However, when you appreciate the mighty Mount Everest

Everest Base Camp Travel Tips

Everest Base Camp is the closest place for the majority of tourists to enjoy then awe-inspiring view of Mt.Everest and Everest Base Camp tour is one of the best tours in Tibet.

Restaurant around Everest Base Camp

how about eating during your Everest Base Camp tour? This article will share you some information about the best restaurant around Everest Base Camp (EBC).

Entrance fee of Everest Base Camp

Mount Everest has been the sacred place which adventurers from four corners of the earth are keen on visiting. Actually, you can choose to view the charm of Mount Everest from Everest Base Camp in both Nepal and Tibet.

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