Lhasa to Old Tingri to Everest Base Camp—Drive & Trek
Leaving Lhasa, you will drive south to Shigatse via Yamdrok Yutso Turquoise Lake, Karola Glacier, and Gyantse Town. After spending the night in Shigatse (options for various hotel budgets), the drive will continue to Old Tingri where you will be accommodated in a guesthouse or, if you prefer, camp.
Old Tingri to Everest Base Camp is a world-class trekking route. You will be walking through valleys and passing by glaciers as you reach your destination below north face of Mt. Everest. Every moment offers once in a lifetime views. Once atEverest Base Camp (EBC), one of the most enjoyable experiences is sunrise and sunset.
Before returning to Lhasa, you will also visit Rongbuk Monastery which is only 8 km from Everest Base Camp. Rongbu is the highest monastery in Tibet (4,976 m).
This trek requires 7-8 days not including acclimatization in Lhasa.