7-Night Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Classic Tour

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From $910.00

185 reviews   (4.83)

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person


Departs: china, china

TicketType: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.


This is a classic multi-day tour that provides the opportunity to visit from Lhasa to Everest Base camp. The tour will get you acquainted by covering all main tourist sites like Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkor street, Drepung and Sera monastery with Gyantse Kumbum and Tashi Lhunpho monastery. Tourists can also see natural scenery like the beautiful, sacred lake of Yamdrok Tso, and Karo glacier, and beautiful views of Mt. Everest, the highest mountain in the world, from Everest Base Camp.

What's Included

1 night tent/dorm bed accommodation at base camp or Rongbuk Monastery

6 nights of accommodation at a 4-star or 3-star hotel (Option)

Drinking water provided during the trip

English-speaking Tibetan guide

Entrance fee of tourist sites

Liability travel insurance

Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)

Oxygen cylinder in the car (4L or 7L)

Pickup and drop-off from the airport or the train station

The invitation letter of China L Visa (from one of China cities) or Tibet Group Visa (from Kathmandu)

Tibet Handy Map

Tibet Travel Permit and other necessary permits for Tibet (excluding the Chinese L visa)

Transportation by comfortable van or minibus with experienced local driver (gasoline is included)

Welcome Dinner in local restaurant when group members meet in Lhasa

Winter care service(from Nov.15 to Feb.15): Hot Water bottle and Electric blanket to keep warm at Rongpuk Guest House

What's Not Included

All lunches and dinners

Chinese visa or Tibet Group Visa (from Nepal)

Single-supplement if you are a single traveller (when there is no traveler to share with you)

Tips to driver and tour guide, Tip as you wish

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 7
  • ADULT: Age: 8 - 70

Additional Info

  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Price is based on double occupancy. Single room supplement is subject to availability and additional charge
  • Travelers are required to provide photocopy of passports and China L visas in advance
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Price is based on double occupancy. Single room supplement is subject to availability and additional charge
  • Travelers are required to provide photocopy of passports and China L visas in advance

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) before the scheduled departure time, you will receive a full refund.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) before the scheduled departure time, you will receive a 50% refund.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, you will receive a 0% refund.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.


Excellent tour
675samanthak, 27-07-2022
This trip was fantastic. After covid, it was quite hard getting a permit for Tibet. However the staff at Tibet Vista were persistent and did everything in their power to get the permit for me. On the trip, our tour guides were greatly informative and taught me lots about Tibetan Buddhism. Food was great and accomodation also. Would definitely recommend
Tibet - just go!
Paradise55235497989, 23-01-2022
What a trip!

A truly special special place and fantastic trip from start to finish! I won’t run through the amazing spots and hidden treasures we saw - just go and experience them if you can!

I want to say a huge thank you to Tour Guide Jigme and our driver Mr Ni! They were fantastic and really made the trip worthwhile!

Everything was perfect and organised to an amazing level, especially given the complications of travelling in COVID.

Everyday was fantastic with fantastic insights into Tibetan culture and religious practices. It was truly a fantastic experience that I’m so so happy to have undertaken!

Everest was a once-in-a-lifetime experience and with good weather and such a fantastic view it was worth the bus rides!

It was also just a fun tour - great people and this made travelling as a solo traveller more in enjoyable!

Thank you - I can’t wait to visit again!
Worth the experience !
G9781PBmariond, 07-01-2022
Unforgettable trip in Tibet. Jigme, our guide and Sima, the driver made us feel like second home. Jigme has great knowledge about the Tibetan and Buddhism history so you can rely on him on any cultural and religious questions.
He made always sure we were comfortable and explains in details our program for the day.
My favourite was definitely seeing the monk chanting at Tashilunpo Monastery and the sunset at the Everest Base Camp.
The hotels and meals were great also.
I will never forget my first experience in Tibet, the Holy Land !
Awe inspiring start to 2022!
andras974, 06-01-2022
This was an incredible trip! Our guide Jigme and Mr Ni the driver were exceptionally welcoming and knowledgeable. We came excited to see and visit Tibet, we leave a little more knowledgeable, in awe and wholly inspired to return again in the future.
Highlights included all the monasteries and stories, Everest Base Camp of course was once in a lifetime, but just visiting and seeing the local culture and meeting such wonderful people- we were truly spoiled! Highly recommended and we definitely will be back again!
The Rooftop of the World
U5515UVjoshuaa, 15-09-2020
Back in October of 2017, I wanted to visit Tibet. While looking on Wechat articles for some way to get there, I came across Susan Lee, an amazing part of the Tibet Vista team, who helped me ultimately choose the 7-night Lhasa to Everest Base Camp tour, and it was an experience of a lifetime. I'm so glad I took the chance to go. I was teaching English in Beijing at the time, so although my trip from Beijing to Xining, and from there to Lhasa (the main city in Tibet), was likely much shorter than many other travelers coming in from around the world will experience, there were still many documents that everyone needs to prepare before you're allowed to step foot in the area, and Susan helped me with everything. She was very professional, experienced with the process, and answered every question I had. Two thumbs up to her! :)

While in Tibet you'll experience bus rides in comfortable chairs viewing pristine lakes, glaciers and plentiful grasslands where yaks roam. Near the monasteries you'll watch monks engage each other with their famous debate routine, you'll see cats relaxing within every temple, comfortably adapted to the altitude, and all along the main city, you'll have opportunities to taste the local cuisine. Try the yak butter tea - it was a bit salty in my opinion, but I found it warmed me right up during the colder nights, it helped a lot. Our tour guide, Norbu, was knowledgeable of the area, spoke English, Mandarin and Tibetan, was very experienced, hospitable and you could just tell he loved the job. The altitude is such that when you reach some of the lower summits for photo-shoots, you'll see clouds *below* you. Be prepared to take warm clothing, hiking boots, and high spf-rated sunblock (being above the clouds means more direct sunburns despite the chilly environment). I also remember having to buy a new pair of sunglasses from a shop during a break one day, the sun can be quite bright up there.

One thing I noticed some fellow tour group members complaining about while on the trip, were the small tolls you'd have to pay when visiting the bathrooms. They'd say they shouldn't have to pay to use the toilet, etc. I'd like to point out that Tibet is one of the most remote regions on Earth, it costs quite a bit to build infrastructure in places like that. When you go, just be aware that each time you visit a restroom when the bus stops, there will likely be locals at the doors asking you to pay 1 yuan to enter. One yuan is only worth about 15 cents (as of this review), it isn't a large amount, and please remember it goes directly towards the new infrastructure being built there so that it can one day be on par with what you're used to accessing back home. Altitude sickness is also a thing that happens to some travelers, but rest assured - the Tibet Vista team have you covered. The hotels you'll be staying at are equipped with anti-altitude medication and small portable oxygen tank canisters you can purchase, which help alleviate any dizziness or discomfort you may experience.

Finally when you reach the base camp at Everest, there's a picturesque creek off to the side where tourists often gather to stack stones on top of each other for pretty pictures. Elsewhere on the site you'll be able to take amazing pictures and selfies, and also stay there overnight. The beds inside the shelters are super comfortable, and they have plenty of warm blankets, and the locals that host them provide hot beverages throughout the night, and a hot meal in the early morning, they're very hospitable people. The best pictures of Mount Everest are taken at early morning, between 5 and 7 am, when the sunlight shines off the peak and the clouds surrounding it produce this beautiful pinkish hue. Simply amazing, the stories and pictures you can tell your family and friends are worth every penny.

P.S. - This trip review is for when I traveled to Tibet in October of 2017, but I unfortunately didn't leave a review back then (this site apparently only allows submitting reviews from a year back at most, it will say "Oct. 2019" below - but I went in 2017, just for clarification). Obviously, back in 2017 there was no Covid-19 virus, so there was no need for temperature checks, hand sanitizers, etc. However, for the sake of the algorithm, I will say "YES" to all the survey questions it will list about Covid-19-related safety below.

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