Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour takes you to Tibet, which is also called the “Land of Lamaism”. You can get to have lifetime experience of the natural and cultural wonders of Tibetan Autonomous Region. Besides, you can reach Everest Base Camp North Face which is everyone’s dream once in lifetime. This 8-Days Lhasa Everest Base Camp tour lets you witness the turquoise lakes, passes above 4,500m and mesmerizing mountain peaks.
Other attractions of this Tibet tour package are alpine villages and towns welcoming the tourists in their vicinity. The history of Tibetan Buddhism can be learned better by visiting the ancient monasteries there. The palaces built in the time of the Dalai Lama Rule are also worth visiting to know about the Tibetan architecture. Similarly, the major monasteries of Tibet transcend you into the realm of peace and tranquillity.
You spend most of the time of EBC tour from Lhasa by driving between Lhasa and Everest Base Camp. The Friendship Highway that connects Lhasa Everest Base Camp is a wonderfull structure developed by the Tibetan government. You will be relishing the wonderful natural scenery and socio-cultural sites of Tibetan Autonomous Province. In this 7 Nights 8 Days Lhasa EBC tour itinerary, you visit Top three cities of Tibet: Lhasa, Shigatse and Gyantse. You explore the natural caves where nuns and monks go for peaceful retreats when you reach the base camp of Mt. Everest.
During Lhasa Day tour, you visit the historical and cultural sites like the Potala Palace and Norbulingka Palace. The Potala Palace, which is enlisted in the UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994 used to be the summer palace of Dalai Lama between 1649 to 1959. Norbulingka Palace was built in as a winter palace, which is the highest, oldest and most protected horticultural garden in the world. Norbulingka (meaning “Treasure Garden or Treasure Park”), includes manmade and natural green meadows full of forest in its area.
You visit the three main Gelug University Gompas: Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery and Genden Monastery. The Tibetan Buddhist art and artefacts including mural paintings, Buddha idols are other fascinating features of these Buddhist shrines. Shalu Monastery, Tashi Lunpo Monastery and Rongbuk Monastery which is located nearby EBC are also must-visit places. Gyantse Dzong, which is one of the most well conserved dzongs (fortresses) of Tibet lies on the way to Shigatse from Lhasa.
Mount Everest North Base Camp is the highest place you can reach nearby the world’s highest peak. Your Everest tour from Lhasa becomes more meaningful due to the eye-catching vistas of eight-thousanders from Rongbuk Monastery. On the clear days with find weather, you can have the 360-degree panoramic view of Mt. Cho Oyu and Mt. Shishapangama.
Guru Rinpoche Cave is the most important cave among a group of natural caves of different sizes and shapes. This cave is just one kilometre away from the Everest Base Camp. It is believed that Padhma Sambhava meditated in this cave and got enlightened, so, it is regarded as a holy Buddhist natural site. These days, the nuns and monks visit these caves for retreat and recreational purpose. You can also join them to realize the meaning of the peace in life and for the world.