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12 day Kathmandu to Lhasa tour with Mt Everest basecamp adventure from Tibet - 12 Days

On this 12 day Kathmandu to Lhasa tour package, from Australia, incorporating Mt. Everest basecamp tour from Tibet, you will travel through the rugged crossing of the Tibetan Plateau passing through fabled cities of Lhasa and Shigatse then continuing on to the bustling and vibrant Kathmandu. This cultural and adventure tour takes you across the top of the world – at the basecamp of mighty Mt. Everest from Tibet side. On this mystic Himalayan tour from Lhasa to Kathmandu, you will see plenty of Buddhist spirit in the ancient monasteries in each country and also in the lives of monks.


This amazing Tibet to Nepal tour from Australia takes you on an incredible journey through stunning passes close to misty mountains with jaw-dropping views in the high altitude of the Himalayas. You will discover famous Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and Tashilhunpo Monastery among many other landmarks.


Highlights of this Kathmandu to Lhasa tour

  • visit Potala Palace, it's the best known cultural landmark in Tibet. It is most renowned as the residence of the lineage of Dalai Lamas;
  • visit Jokhang temple, it is the most scared building in Tibetan Buddhism, located in the heart of Lhasa old town. It is the most sought after pilgrimage destination for all Tibetans;
  • walk through Barkhor Street, a popular Kora (holy walking path) which surrounds the Jokhang Temple. Always full of Tibetan faithful, visitors may find mingling with local pilgrims around the Barkhor Street uniquely engaging;
  • Day Tour to Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery;
  •  Gyantse Kumbum Drive from Lhasa to Shigatse by visiting Yamdrok Lake, Karola Glacier and Gyantse Kumbum.  Gyantse Kumbumis one of the most stunning architectural wonders in Tibet. A kumbum is a type of Tibetan chapel, and Gyantse's boasts multiple levels and 108 small chapel rooms;
  •  Drive from Shigatse to Everest Base Camp;
  • The trekking from the Tent guest house community to E.B.C will take you about 2 hours to hike the 4 km;
  • Visit Rongbuk Monastery which is the highest monastery in Tibet and is functioning with both monks and nuns.



  • we recommend this Lhasa to Kathmandu with Mt. Everest tour to those Australians who love mountains and are fascinated by ancient culture and buddhism, and are prepared to travel to high altitude.
Day 01
Arrive in Kathmandu and be transferred to hotel. Rest day and self exploration.
Day 02
A full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu heritage sites with guide in private vehicle.
Day 03
A half day sightseeing tour of Bhaktapur heritage sites with guide in private vehicle.
Day 04
Fly to and arrival in Lhasa [3658m]
Day 05
Lhasa City Sightseeing (B)
Day 06
One Day Tour to Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery (B)
Day 07
Lhasa / Yamdrok Lake / Gyantse [4040m] / Shigatse[3836m], 360 KM 7 Hours
Day 08
Shigatse / Lhatse [4021m] / Shegar [4300m] / E.B.C, 340 KM, 7 Hours
Day 09
E.B.C / Shegar / Shigatse, 340 KM, 7 Hours
Day 10
Shigatse / Lhasa, 300 KM, 5-6 Hours
Day 11
Fly to and arrive in Kathmandu. Be transferred to hotel and enjoy free time of what is remained of the day.
Day 12
After breakfast, be transferred to airport for final departure.
  • Information like altitude, total walking times and distance in the day to day itinerary are approxmate only.
  • the itinerary should be regarded as an outline only. The routes may have to be changed due to weather and other unpredictable conditions.
Detailed Itinerary

Inclusion Summary

Airport pick ups & drop offs, local guide, all government taxes and fees, Tibet permit and domestic travel documents, accommodations with breakfast in 3 Star hotel, basecamp accommodation at a local guest house, entrance tickets as per itinerary, flights Kathmandu-Tibet-Kathmandu, and land transfers as per itinerary.

Exclusion Summary

Lunch and dinners, Visa fees, international flight, travel insurance, personal expenses, drinks, tips, and anything not mentioned in inclusion section.

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