Trekking and Walking

Everest View Trek with Overland Tibet Tour (Drive in/Fly out)

Nepal Tibet

Everest View Trek with Overland Tibet Tour (Drive in/Fly out)

Durtation: 19 Days

Price: US 2,849 All Inclusive

Everest View Trek with Overland Tibet Tour is a 19-day program that is a combination of trekking in the Everest region in Nepal and an overland Tour in Tibet. 

Everest View Trek is one of the greatest trekking journeys and is widely popular among travel enthusiasts offering the sensational beauty of the Khumbu region. This classic trip provides you the uniqueness of the Sherpa people with their rich culture, tradition, and hospitality as well as the immense beauty of nature and the best of wilderness.

Overland Tibet Tour is an exotic tour through the high lands of the Himalayas. With abundant culture and natural beauty, Tibet allows you to enjoy its panoramic views of the Himalayas, vast landscapes, diverse vegetation, and pleasant hospitality. The capital, Lhasa is the main highlight of this trip as it has many things to offer.

The maximum altitude you gain on the trip is 5220 meters (Gyatchu La Pass) and is a moderate level in trip difficulty.

(Note: Though this trip designed for 19 days, we can customize it as per your time, availability and interest.)

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival in Kathmandu

30 mins

1,350 m

After arrival at the International airport at Kathmandu, you will be greeted by our representative from Himalayan Trekkers and transfer to the hotel.

After checking-in and having some rest we will be discussing the trek details and necessary equipment that you need while trekking. We will organize a welcome dinner at the traditional Nepalese restaurant with a fine meal in the evening. 

Dinner

3 star hotel in KTM

Day 2

Fly to Lukla & trek to Phakding

40 min flight & 3-4 hrs hike

2,800 m

Early in the morning, we will take a 40-minute daring flight to Lukla (2,800m/9,186ft) above green scenery and snow-capped mountains. This is one of the most exciting routes in the world on hillside encircled by huge mountain peaks. Lukla is a gateway to the destination from where our trek begins.

We start our trek through the affluent village of Lukla until we reach Phakding. For accommodation, we have a short but most exciting hike and have a side trip of a nearby monastery.

Overnight in Phakding.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Local lodges/ tented camp

Day 3

Trek to Namche Bazaar

5-6 hrs

3,440 m

Today we come across many suspension bridges along the Dudh Koshi River one of which is the renowned Hillary Suspension Bridge and through wonderful and beautiful pine forest.

The path ascends through the forests and bridges until we reach the convergence of the Dudh Koshi and Bhote Koshi rivers. After a final steep ascent of about two hours, we get the first glance of Mt. Everest peering over the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge. From Chautara, we will walk until we reach our, destination Namche Bazaar which is a gateway to Mt. Everest and is the main trading center of this region. We stay overnight in Namche Bazaar.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Hotel/teahouse

Day 4

Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar

3-4 hrs

3,440 m

This is the planned familiarization day for this trek. We either spend the day taking a day hike to Thame or visiting Khunde or relaxing and exploring Namche Bazaar itself.

You will visit the Tourist Visitor Center near the headquarter of the Sagarmatha National Park where variety of things related to the first Everest climbers, Sherpa culture are viewed.

Overnight at hotel.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Hotel/teahouse

Day 5

Trek to Thame

3-4 hrs

3,800 m

On this day, we enjoy the spectacular view of Khumbu Himalaya from various points. Thame is the village of the renowned Sherpa climbers. This is one of the highest village and a fantastic place to observe the cultures.

Overnight. 

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Hotel/Local lodges/ tented camp

Day 6

Trek to Khumjung

4 hrs

3,780 m

After breakfast, we ascend to the famous airfield at Syangboche. The famous Everest View Hotel is located just above the airstrip where we can get a dramatic close-up view of the mighty Mount Everest and other Khumbu peaks. 

Then, we will continue up to Khumjung village. Everest area. You will observe the spectacular Khumjung monastery, Edmund Hillary School, Yaks, and Sherpa farmland and their exciting culture.

Overnight. 

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Hotel/teahouse

Day 7

Trek to Tengboche

4-5 hrs

3,860 m

Early morning breakfast and we leave towards a small settlement called Temgboche through Dudh Koshi River, small villages, and forests of firs and pines. Tengboche Gumba/Monastery in the village is the largest gumba in the Khumbu region. 

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Hotel/Tea House

Day 8

Trek to Monjo

5-6 hrs

2,840 m

This is an easy day with little downhill and uphill road with most of it flat. It is a gradual walk with a forest along the trail. Some vegetation seen in this area includes Pine, Rhododendron and among animals, an encounter with a Himalayan Thar is always possible.

We will walk past Namche for 2 hours to reach our tea house at Monjo. The mountains you can see today are Kusum Kangaroo and other smaller peaks.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Hotel/Local tea house

Day 9

Trek to Lukla

5-6 hrs

2,800 m

Today is the last day of our trekking. On this day we walk to Lukla. You can trek at your own desired place freely and enjoy the natural beauty and the romantic atmosphere around.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Hotel/Tea House

Day 10

Fly Lukla-Kathmandu

40 mins

1,350 m

Flights to Kathmandu are typically programmed for a morning. We fly reverse to Kathmandu after our long mountain voyage and move to hotel. You may get on recreation or shopping on your own. 

BB

3 star hotel in KTM

Day 11

Rest day in Kathmandu

1,350 m

Today you have a rest day in Kathmandu.

BB

3 star hotel in KTM

Day 12

Drive to Rasuwagadhi

6-7 hrs

1,395 m

We will start our drive early morning towards the Nepal-Tibet border. After we reach Rasuwaghadi, we start the process of taking a permit to enter the other side of the border.

If you need to acclimatize yourself then you may take a walk around the village and you can even interact with the locals.

For your information, Rasuwaghadi is a fort built during the Nepal-China war.

BB

Guest house

Day 13

Drive to Lhatse through Kerung Border

7-8 hrs

4,350 m

Today, we will have a scenic drive from Rasuwagadhi to Lhatse passing through the Kerung Border. During the drive, the mountains such as Mount Everest, Shishapangma, Melungatse, and many smaller peaks of the area can be witnessed.  

Overnight stay at the hotel. 

Breakfast

Hotel

Day 14

Drive to Shigatse

6-7 hrs

5,220 m

We will start our journey after breakfast. Our drive continues through the highest pass en route i.e. Gyatchu La Pass at 5,220 meters. 

Check-in at the hotel and relax. Explore the surrounding in the evening. 

BB

Hotel

Day 15

Drive to Gyantse

2 hrs

3,950 m

In the morning, we will visit the Tashilumpo monastery after breakfast and then drive to Gyantse.

After checking in at the hotel in Gyantse, we will have some rest and then proceed for the sightseeing of Khumbum Stupa and Palkor monastery in Gyantse.

Overnight stay in Gyantse.

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Hotel

Day 16

Drive to Lhasa

5 hrs

3,660 m

Today we drive past the high passes Korala (5010m) and Kambala (4794m) and lake Yamdrok Tso. We will also cross the Great Yarlung Tsangpo also known as Brahma Putra River. 

Upon reaching Lhasa, check-in at the hotel and have a nice rest. 

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3 star hotel in Lhasa

Day 17

Full-day Lhasa sightseeing

5-6 hrs

3,660 m

After a delightful breakfast, you wil have a guided sightseeing of the popular landmarks of Lhasa including Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and Bakhor Bazaar. 

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3 star hotel in Lhasa

Day 18

Lhasa exploration day 2

5-6 hrs

3,660 m

We will be exploring Norbulingkha Monastery, Drepung Monastery, and Sera Monastery throughout the day. 

In the evening, you can go shopping, check out the fooderies and bars. 

BB

3 star hotel in Lhasa

Day 19

Departure from Lhasa to Kathmandu/onward destination

30 mins

A representative from Himalayan Trekkers will see you off at the Goggar Airport for your onward destination. 

Breakfast

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Accommodation

Himalayan Trekkers promises to manage the best, most comfortable and preferable accommodation.

Generally, in cities like Kathmandu, Lukla, Gyantse, Lhasa, Namche Bazar, we arrange basic three-star facilities. If available, you can opt for a more budget-friendly option or upgrade to a more luxurious hotel by paying a little extra. 

Although all the places might not have all the modern facilities, we will make sure to arrange safe and comfortable accommodation. In general, hygienic and safe tea houses/local lodges/ home-stays with all the basic facilities are arranged. But you can, if possible, personalize according to your preference. 

If your itinerary includes camping or you choose to experience camping during your travel, a proper camping-site will be pre-decided. If required, we also provide the basic equipment which is refundable. Please check the Gear-List and Requirement List for more information.

Meals

Breakfast is usually included with your B&B Accommodation within the cost that is evident.

For other meals in the city, you would have to pay separately. Often in the cities, you can choose from many different cuisines and varied food services. We can always help you find the right place to fit your taste.

In more remote areas, usually, there are not many options. But you can always find hygienic and well-prepared food. Moreover, almost all the meals during the trek are included in the cost. We can help you make changes according to your preference and budget, but only if choices are available!

On top of that, Himalayan Trekkers also organizes Welcome or Farewell Dinners as a symbol of warm greetings.

Please go through the detailed itinerary for more information. We are always there to help you travel to your heart’s content.

Inclusion

Whats Included

  • All airport transfers on a private vehicle
  • Tibet Visa and Tibet Permit 
  • All documents including Everest National Park permit and TIMS 
  • Trekking Equipment 
  • 3 Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • All meals during the trek as per the itinerary 
  • All sightseeing in Kathmandu and Tibet as per the itinerary
  • Welcome or Farewell Dinner
  • All applicable taxes and surcharges 

Whats Not Included

  • International airfares
  • Nepal Visa Fee
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, liquor, room service, phone bills, bar bills, etc.
  • Tips to Guide and Driver
  • Any cost occurs from any unfavorable conditions such as landslide, bad weather, flight cancellation, etc.
  • Anything not mentioned in INCLUDES section

Gear List

Gears required for the trek vary upon destination and season. Trekking shoes, down jacket, sleeping bag, hiking poles are the essential ones. 

A comprehensive list of gear for all activites is listed on our dedicated page of Complete Gear List For Trekking and Climbing