Everest Advance Base Camp Trek in Tibet

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Trip Overview
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Cost & Services

Trip Overview:

Embark on a world-class trek to Everest’s most stunning and secluded north face on our Everest Advance Base Camp trek and experience the beautiful mountainous landscape of Tibet, the ‘Roof of the World’. We trek on the same trails used by the Everest summiteers and end our journey at the Everest Advance Base camp at 6,340m. The trip begins in Lhasa where we visit Potala and Norbulingka Palaces along with other landmarks of the city. Next, drive to Shigatse and finally to Lotingri which is where the actual trek begins. In between, we also visit a couple of Tibetan landmarks like the impressive Tashilhunpo Monastery, Khumbum Stupa, Phalkot Monastery and others which showcase the rich culture and history of the Tibetans. Reaching the Advance Base Camp of the world’s highest mountain, Everest gurantees sweeping view of the majestic mountain and is sure be a surreal experience for any adventure enthusiast. 

Activities: Trekking and Climbing

Meals: Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during the trek

Transportation: Vehicle transport by road in Tibet

Outline Itinerary

Arrival in Lhasa (3,650 m/11,972ft)
Sightseeing in Lhasa
Sightseeing in Lhasa
Drive from Lhasa to Shigatse (3,900m/12,795 ft)
Drive from Shigatse to Lotingri (4,050m/13,284 ft)
Trek from Lotingri to Lungchang (4510m/14796ft)
Lungchang to Nam La pass (5100m/ 16732ft)
Nam La pass to Rongbuk (5,000m/16,400ft)
Rongbuk to Everest Base Camp (5,250m/17,220ft)
Acclimatization and Exploration at Everest Base Camp
Everest Base Camp to Japanese Camp (5,460m/17,913ft)
Japanese Camp to Interim Camp (5,800m/19,028)
Trek to Changtse Base Camp (5,950m/19,520ft)
Trek to Everest Advance Base camp (6,340m/20,800ft)
Return to the Everest Base Camp
Drive from Everest Base Camp to Zhangmu (2300/7,544ft)
Zhangmu to Kathmandu (1350m/4428ft)
Final Departure
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
Day 5
Day 6
Day 7
Day 8
Day 9
Day 10
Day 11
Day 12
Day 13
Day 14
Day 15
Day 16
Day 17
Day 18
Day 1

Arrival in Lhasa (3,650 m/11,972ft)

Day 1
Day 2

Sightseeing in Lhasa: Potala Palace, Norbulingka Palace and Tibet Museum: 5 – 6 hours

Day 2
Day 3

Sightseeing in Lhasa: Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Bazaar: 5 – 6 hours

 

Day 3
Day 4

Drive from Lhasa to Shigatse (3,900m/12,795 ft) via Gyantse: 367km, 6 – 7 hours

Day 4
Day 5

Drive from Shigatse to Lotingri (4,050m/13,284 ft): 305km, 5-6 hours

Day 5
Day 6

Trek from Lotingri to Lungchang (4510m/14796ft): 4-5 hours

Day 6
Day 7

Lungchang to Nam La pass (5100m/ 16732ft) 5-6 hours                    

Day 7
Day 8

Nam La pass to Rongbuk (5,000m/16,400ft): 20km, 5 – 6 hours

Day 8
Day 9

Rongbuk to Everest Base Camp (5,250m/17,220ft): 4- 5 hours

Day 9
Day 10

Acclimatization and Exploration at Everest Base Camp

Day 10
Day 11

Everest Base Camp to Japanese Camp (5,460m/17,913ft): 12 Km, 3 – 4 hours

Day 11
Day 12

Japanese Camp to Interim Camp (5,800m/19,028): 7 Km, 4 – 5 hours

Day 12
Day 13

Trek to Changtse Base Camp (5,950m/19,520ft): 5 Km, 3 – 4 hours

Day 13
Day 14

Trek to Everest Advance Base camp (6,340m/20,800ft): 3 Km, 3 – 4 hours

Day 14
Day 15

Return to the Everest Base Camp: 8 – 9 hours

Day 15
Day 16

Drive from Everest Base Camp to Zhangmu (2300/7,544ft): 245 km, 5 – 6 hours                      

Day 16
Day 17

Zhangmu to Kathmandu (1350m/4428ft): 153 km, 4 – 5 hours

Day 17
Day 18

Final Departure

Day 18
  • Private trek or group option

We can organise this trek on a private basis for groups of friends, families, clubs, charities or any other group. Depending on your previous trekking experience, you may want a Climb High leader or have no ‘leader’ but sill use the help of one of our guides and/or porters. Costs for this option are available on demand but are often not a huge amount greater than joining one of our ‘fixed departures’. Please contact us with your referred dates and itinerary and we’ll give you a quote.

  • Additional Information

If you wish to discuss any aspect of the trek or your suitability for it, please contact us by telephone:

00 (977) 1-470-1398

Alternatively, you can contact us by email at: info@climbhighhimalaya.com

  • Booking

To book a place on this trek, please complete the booking enquiry on our ‘Reservations’ page.

As we are a Nepali company, you will need to send your deposit by bank transfer to our bank account in Kathmandu. This is a completely safe process and may be done at any UK, European, Aus/NZ or US bank in a few minutes. Some banking websites even allow this to be done online.

Details will be sent to you once you have decided to proceed with your booking.

  • Equipment


Trekkers need to provide their own personal clothing and equipment. It is recommended that you use tried and tested kit on the trip rather than relying on brand new kit you’re not sure of.

A complete kit list is to be found on this website.

  • Porter Protection


Climb High is a local Nepali company and as such we treat our own people with the respect and good conditions you would expect. Many team members are from our own families and you can be assured that the treatment they receive is second to none. All insurances and porter conditions are met, and more.

  • Why use Climb High?
  • Our acclimatisation schedule and trip organisation is designed to give everyone in the team the best chance of reaching base camp in great condition and feeling healthy.
  • This trek is accommodated in lodges with traditional Nepali hospitality.
  • Treks are led by highly experienced leaders plus Sherpas and porters.
  • Porter welfare is paramount to us – we are a local company and want to ensure that we take care of our own staff.
  • We are a premium Nepali trekking operator, with impeccable local contacts – any changes in plan can be dealt with far more effectively using our experience and network of local contacts.
  • We have our own modern offices in central Kathmandu in Mandala Street – Thamel’s premium street

IMPORTANT NOTE: Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary, but as this is adventure travel in a remote mountain region, please take the itinerary as a statement of intent rather than an absolute. Travel in Nepal can be dangerous, delayed and highly changeable. Weather conditions, availability of porters and the health of team members can all contribute to changes. The guides and their Sherpa assistants will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if necessary.

  • Cost:

US$ 5790 per person

  • Services Includes:
  • All necessary Tibet Travel Permit(s)
  • Advance Base Camp permit(s)
  • Assistance in acquiring the Chinese visa (if travelling to Tibet via Nepal)
  • Pickups and drops from airport and hotels
  • All accommodations- hotels in cities and camping during trekking
  • Breakfast in the cities and all meals during the trek
  • Van or Hiace or bus for transportation
  • Truck transportation for equipment(s)
  • All camping service(s) by Nepalese staff during the trek
  • All cost for a Himalayan Glacier Sherpa leader and assistant leaders while on trek
  • All fees for sightseeing and visits to monasteries as outlined in the itinerary
  • Travel and rescue arrangements
  • Yak and Porters for carrying luggage
  • Emergency equipments like medical oxygen, base camp medical kit, etc.
  • All government and local taxes
  • Services Excludes:
  • Accommodation and meals in China
  • Accommodation and meals in Kathmandu outside the itinerary
  • Chinese visa fee (US$ 175 for US nationals and US$ 85 for other nationals)
  • Lunch and dinner in cities Lhasa, Shigatse, Lotingri, Zhangmu and Kathmandu
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses, e.g. phone calls, laundry, bar bills and extra porters
  • Tips for guides, drivers, cook and porters
  • optional trips and sightseeing if the trip is extended to Nepal(outside the itinerary) or China
  • Nepalese visa
  • Train ticket from China to Lhasa or Lhasa to China
  • International flights from Kathmandu to Lhasa and from China to Lhasa
  • Personal clothing and accessories including sleeping bags
  • Personal use of oxygen

Travel Reviews:

Kara and Seth
3 PEAKS
In November 2016, my wife Kara and I took our second trekking trip with Climb High Himalaya.
The trip was 25 days trekking and climbing Lobuche...
Paul Anderson & Daniella
California, U S A
Larkya peak / Tsun valley 2016
May 16, 2016
Namaste! First of all, let me thank you/Climb High for an incredible experience! The Manaslu/Tsum trek and Larkya Peak climb were amazing and everything...
Raimund Mair
May 16, 2016
I just wanted to let you know that I had a safe trip to Kathmandu and back to Austria. Everything worked out perfect. Thanks a lot to all you guys! It was an amazing experience...
Hauke Kornmesse
Feb 9, 2016
It was a well organized trip.
I enjoy the trip the more the longer I am back home. But honestly: it was a well...
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Everest Advance Base Camp Trek in Tibet

US$ 5790 per person

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  • Trip Duration: 17 Nights 18 Days
  • Activities: Drive and Trekking
  • Region: Tibet/ Everest north side
  • Accommodation: Hotel and camping
  • Trip Grade: Strenuous
  • Altitude: Maximum 6,340m

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Everest Advance Base Camp Trek in Tibet

US$ 5790per person

5/5
  • Trip Duration: 17 Nights 18 Days
  • Activities: Drive and Trekking
  • Region: Tibet/ Everest north side
  • Accommodation: Hotel and camping
  • Trip Grade: Strenuous
  • Altitude: Maximum 6,340m
Trip Overview
Detail Itinerary
Trip Info & Chart
Cost & Services

Trip Overview:

Embark on a world-class trek to Everest’s most stunning and secluded north face on our Everest Advance Base Camp trek and experience the beautiful mountainous landscape of Tibet, the ‘Roof of the World’. We trek on the same trails used by the Everest summiteers and end our journey at the Everest Advance Base camp at 6,340m. The trip begins in Lhasa where we visit Potala and Norbulingka Palaces along with other landmarks of the city. Next, drive to Shigatse and finally to Lotingri which is where the actual trek begins. In between, we also visit a couple of Tibetan landmarks like the impressive Tashilhunpo Monastery, Khumbum Stupa, Phalkot Monastery and others which showcase the rich culture and history of the Tibetans. Reaching the Advance Base Camp of the world’s highest mountain, Everest gurantees sweeping view of the majestic mountain and is sure be a surreal experience for any adventure enthusiast. 

Activities: Trekking and Climbing

Meals: Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during the trek

Transportation: Vehicle transport by road in Tibet

Outline Itinerary

Arrival in Lhasa (3,650 m/11,972ft)
Sightseeing in Lhasa
Sightseeing in Lhasa
Drive from Lhasa to Shigatse (3,900m/12,795 ft)
Drive from Shigatse to Lotingri (4,050m/13,284 ft)
Trek from Lotingri to Lungchang (4510m/14796ft)
Lungchang to Nam La pass (5100m/ 16732ft)
Nam La pass to Rongbuk (5,000m/16,400ft)
Rongbuk to Everest Base Camp (5,250m/17,220ft)
Acclimatization and Exploration at Everest Base Camp
Everest Base Camp to Japanese Camp (5,460m/17,913ft)
Japanese Camp to Interim Camp (5,800m/19,028)
Trek to Changtse Base Camp (5,950m/19,520ft)
Trek to Everest Advance Base camp (6,340m/20,800ft)
Return to the Everest Base Camp
Drive from Everest Base Camp to Zhangmu (2300/7,544ft)
Zhangmu to Kathmandu (1350m/4428ft)
Final Departure
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
Day 5
Day 6
Day 7
Day 8
Day 9
Day 10
Day 11
Day 12
Day 13
Day 14
Day 15
Day 16
Day 17
Day 18
Day 1

Arrival in Lhasa (3,650 m/11,972ft)

Day 1
Day 2

Sightseeing in Lhasa: Potala Palace, Norbulingka Palace and Tibet Museum: 5 – 6 hours

Day 2
Day 3

Sightseeing in Lhasa: Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Bazaar: 5 – 6 hours

 

Day 3
Day 4

Drive from Lhasa to Shigatse (3,900m/12,795 ft) via Gyantse: 367km, 6 – 7 hours

Day 4
Day 5

Drive from Shigatse to Lotingri (4,050m/13,284 ft): 305km, 5-6 hours

Day 5
Day 6

Trek from Lotingri to Lungchang (4510m/14796ft): 4-5 hours

Day 6
Day 7

Lungchang to Nam La pass (5100m/ 16732ft) 5-6 hours                    

Day 7
Day 8

Nam La pass to Rongbuk (5,000m/16,400ft): 20km, 5 – 6 hours

Day 8
Day 9

Rongbuk to Everest Base Camp (5,250m/17,220ft): 4- 5 hours

Day 9
Day 10

Acclimatization and Exploration at Everest Base Camp

Day 10
Day 11

Everest Base Camp to Japanese Camp (5,460m/17,913ft): 12 Km, 3 – 4 hours

Day 11
Day 12

Japanese Camp to Interim Camp (5,800m/19,028): 7 Km, 4 – 5 hours

Day 12
Day 13

Trek to Changtse Base Camp (5,950m/19,520ft): 5 Km, 3 – 4 hours

Day 13
Day 14

Trek to Everest Advance Base camp (6,340m/20,800ft): 3 Km, 3 – 4 hours

Day 14
Day 15

Return to the Everest Base Camp: 8 – 9 hours

Day 15
Day 16

Drive from Everest Base Camp to Zhangmu (2300/7,544ft): 245 km, 5 – 6 hours                      

Day 16
Day 17

Zhangmu to Kathmandu (1350m/4428ft): 153 km, 4 – 5 hours

Day 17
Day 18

Final Departure

Day 18
  • Private trek or group option

We can organise this trek on a private basis for groups of friends, families, clubs, charities or any other group. Depending on your previous trekking experience, you may want a Climb High leader or have no ‘leader’ but sill use the help of one of our guides and/or porters. Costs for this option are available on demand but are often not a huge amount greater than joining one of our ‘fixed departures’. Please contact us with your referred dates and itinerary and we’ll give you a quote.

  • Additional Information

If you wish to discuss any aspect of the trek or your suitability for it, please contact us by telephone:

00 (977) 1-470-1398

Alternatively, you can contact us by email at: info@climbhighhimalaya.com

  • Booking

To book a place on this trek, please complete the booking enquiry on our ‘Reservations’ page.

As we are a Nepali company, you will need to send your deposit by bank transfer to our bank account in Kathmandu. This is a completely safe process and may be done at any UK, European, Aus/NZ or US bank in a few minutes. Some banking websites even allow this to be done online.

Details will be sent to you once you have decided to proceed with your booking.

  • Equipment


Trekkers need to provide their own personal clothing and equipment. It is recommended that you use tried and tested kit on the trip rather than relying on brand new kit you’re not sure of.

A complete kit list is to be found on this website.

  • Porter Protection


Climb High is a local Nepali company and as such we treat our own people with the respect and good conditions you would expect. Many team members are from our own families and you can be assured that the treatment they receive is second to none. All insurances and porter conditions are met, and more.

  • Why use Climb High?
  • Our acclimatisation schedule and trip organisation is designed to give everyone in the team the best chance of reaching base camp in great condition and feeling healthy.
  • This trek is accommodated in lodges with traditional Nepali hospitality.
  • Treks are led by highly experienced leaders plus Sherpas and porters.
  • Porter welfare is paramount to us – we are a local company and want to ensure that we take care of our own staff.
  • We are a premium Nepali trekking operator, with impeccable local contacts – any changes in plan can be dealt with far more effectively using our experience and network of local contacts.
  • We have our own modern offices in central Kathmandu in Mandala Street – Thamel’s premium street

IMPORTANT NOTE: Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary, but as this is adventure travel in a remote mountain region, please take the itinerary as a statement of intent rather than an absolute. Travel in Nepal can be dangerous, delayed and highly changeable. Weather conditions, availability of porters and the health of team members can all contribute to changes. The guides and their Sherpa assistants will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if necessary.

  • Cost:

US$ 5790 per person

  • Services Includes:
  • All necessary Tibet Travel Permit(s)
  • Advance Base Camp permit(s)
  • Assistance in acquiring the Chinese visa (if travelling to Tibet via Nepal)
  • Pickups and drops from airport and hotels
  • All accommodations- hotels in cities and camping during trekking
  • Breakfast in the cities and all meals during the trek
  • Van or Hiace or bus for transportation
  • Truck transportation for equipment(s)
  • All camping service(s) by Nepalese staff during the trek
  • All cost for a Himalayan Glacier Sherpa leader and assistant leaders while on trek
  • All fees for sightseeing and visits to monasteries as outlined in the itinerary
  • Travel and rescue arrangements
  • Yak and Porters for carrying luggage
  • Emergency equipments like medical oxygen, base camp medical kit, etc.
  • All government and local taxes
  • Services Excludes:
  • Accommodation and meals in China
  • Accommodation and meals in Kathmandu outside the itinerary
  • Chinese visa fee (US$ 175 for US nationals and US$ 85 for other nationals)
  • Lunch and dinner in cities Lhasa, Shigatse, Lotingri, Zhangmu and Kathmandu
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses, e.g. phone calls, laundry, bar bills and extra porters
  • Tips for guides, drivers, cook and porters
  • optional trips and sightseeing if the trip is extended to Nepal(outside the itinerary) or China
  • Nepalese visa
  • Train ticket from China to Lhasa or Lhasa to China
  • International flights from Kathmandu to Lhasa and from China to Lhasa
  • Personal clothing and accessories including sleeping bags
  • Personal use of oxygen