Mt. Everest Based Camp Tour is a must attempt tour on any Tibet Trip itinerary
Sagarmāthā in Nepali Language and Chomolangma in Tibetan, Mt. Everest is reputed as the highest mountain in the world with an official elevation of 8,848 meters (29029ft). Mt. Everest Base Camp Tour has been on the top of the bucket list for many tourists and infact the whole purpose of their Tibet Trip is to make it to the Everest base Camp.
The best time to visit Mt. Everest would be in the month of April to June and September to January to enjoy her naked form. Travelers find themselves busy in capturing the every moment of it and Share them with friends and families by accessing the world highest internet hot-spots.
First 3 days- Lhasa Sight Seeing Tour
We heard many travelers talking about Lhasa. About the authenticity and uniqueness that synonyms with it. Infect there is an another purpose of making it 3 days in Lhasa i.e. Acclimatization Process. Before making it to the Based Camp, we understand the importance to get any traveler acclimatized properly in Lhasa in order to prevent you from getting High Altitude Sickness while ascending to Mt. Everest Based Camp. The acclimatization process in Lhasa is topped up with many other attractions. With more than 1300 years of history and recognized as “ World Heritage” by The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple are two of the most important attractions in Lhasa. Besides, taking a walk around the ancient Barkor Street during your free afternoon would offer you an authentic experience of your Tibet Tour.
On the fourth day, we will be driving you from Lhasa to Shigatse and your journey to Mt. Everest Base Camp is just started. Covering about 350km on an altitude of 3900m, Yamdrok lake, Karola Glacier and Kubum Pagoda Stupa are some of the major attractions on your way. Staying overnight in Shigatse will allow you to explore the second largest city in Tibet. The city has a history going back more than 600 years and it is the traditional seat of Panchen Lama. Tashi Lhunpo monastery is one of the main attractions in Shigatse, with more than 600 years of History. The Monastery holds great importance to Tibet Buddhism. You are now about 300 kilometers (about 186 miles) away from the world’s highest peak Mt. Everest.
On the 5th day morning, we will be driving from Shigatse to Rongbuk, covering about 340km on an altitude of 5000m through two big mountain passes called Gyatso la Pass ( 5220m) and Pangla Pass (5000m). You will have your first glimpse of the world highest mountain from the foot of Gyatso La Pass. And don’t forget to enlarge your camera pixel to capture the moment of an adventure of life time.
It is about two hrs. Trek or Hike on the 6th day to the Mt. Everest Base Camp and you are officially at the base of the World’s Highest Mountain at an altitude of 8,848 meters (29029ft). A moment to remember with all that special milestones you have covered to make it a dream-come-true or adventure-of-lifetime.
The next two days we will be driving you back to Lhasa via Sakya. Driving along the Brahmaputra River always gives you a pleasant experience with those unique landscapes.
With the Mt. Everest Base Camp as destination, Tibet Shambhala Adventure offers you a wide variety of itineraries. For more information, please visit www.shambhala-adventure.com