The world’s highest mountain is lying among the several other daunting peaks making the whole region the most remote in the Himalayas. However the highland plateau of Tibet makes it possible to drive to Everest north base camp (5,150 m) from the Tibet side. Tibet tour need to be well planned considering strict regulations, high altitude and peak tourist season.
Everest north base camp - Tibet tour
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While Everest base camp on the Nepal side is a popular trekking destination, the base camp on the Tibetan side could be visited as a detour of a road trip to Lhasa. The Everest north base camp is just a day’s drive away (360 km) from Shigatse, the second largest city of Tibet connected by the highest train in the world. Small monastic village of Rongbuk, some 8 km from the base camp offers guest house accommodation. You can trek, take a horse cart or drive to the base camp as a morning trip from Rongbuk.
However, it is not easy to get into Tibet. The tour should be pre-organized through a travel agency. There are several permits on basis of which visa is issued. Moreover tourist need to book a package with local tour guide, transportation and accommodation at least couple of weeks ago. Foreigners can’t travel on their own in Tibet.
High altitude is another thing to consider while travelling to Tibet. There are several ways to get to Tibet. High altitude train connects Lhasa with different cities of China. One need to spend good enough time acclimatizing before the journey. The best way to travel to Tibet is from Nepal. The overland trip from Kathmandu to Lhasa is quiet popular. There are also regular flight to Lhasa from Kathmandu.
8 days Tibet tour with Everest north base camp
8 days Tibet tour with visit of Everest north base camp is the most popular itinerary for Tibet visit. The tour begins with flight to Lhasa from Kathmandu. Lhasa at 3,600 m is perfect for acclimatization before heading to higher altitude of Everest base camp. Lhasa is cultural and spiritual center of Tibet. There are several ancient monasteries where you will still get to see monks practicing Buddhism with great zeal. The Potala palace and Jokhang temple exhibits superb Tibetan art and architecture. The mountainous route via Kora La to go to Shigatse is thrilling with view of scorpion shaped Lake, Yamdrok Tsho and mountain passes with close up view of glaciers. Gyatse and Shigatse are historical cities with some beautiful monuments. The route to Everest north base camp, first follows Friendship highway and then goes south towards the Himalayas. The high ground viewpoints are overlooking into the panorama with some of the highest mountains in the world.
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