Lhasa to Everest Base Camp biking tour is quite popular among cyclists and adventurers in Tibet. In the first three days, you can get acclimated to the high altitude in Lhasa City while visiting Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery and other famous attractions. And then you’ll ride from Lhasa to Yamdrok Tso Lake via Kamba La Pass. Along the Friendship Highway, you’ll climb the high Karo La Pass and visit the Gyantse Dzong, Gyantse Kumbum and Tashilhunpo Monastery. Riding over Gyatso-La, you’ll rewarded with the first view of Mount Everest.Then the riding becomes a little bit tougher, but it’s worth your effort. You’ll view the world’s breathtaking peaks at Gawula Pass, including Makalu (8463m), Shishapangma (8012m), Cho Oyu (8210m), Lhotse (8516m), Everest (8850m), etc. Passing through Rongbuk Valley, you’ll finally reach the destination - Everest Base Camp. After that, we’ll escort you back to Lhasa from Everest Base Camp by car and the biking tour ends. In conclusion, Lhasa to EBC cycling tour covers major attractions in Tibet, like religious monasteries, local villages, sacred lakes, ancient cities, grand glaciers, world’s highest mountains and other natural and cultural landscapes. You’re likely to see the wild animal running on the plateau while riding towards Mount Everest.
These treks typically require you to do 6-7 hours each day over steep hilly terrain on usually rough trails but with no real extremes of weather. Treks in this category can include trekking to elevations of up to 5500m with daily ascends of around 400-700m.When trekking at higher altitudes, your body needs to adjust to lower levels of oxygen and this provides added physical challenge to the trek. It is important to be physically fit and to prepare your body by doing regular exercise prior to embarking on your trek. Previous hiking or camping experience is preferable.
Day 1Arrive Kathmandu transfer to hotel
Day 2Fly to Lhasa Tibet & Acclimation
Day 3Lhasa sightseeing - Potala Palace/Jokhang Temple/Barkhor Street
Day 4Lhasa Sightseeing - Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery
Day 5Short ride out of Lhasa (85 km)
Day 6Ride to Yamdrok Tso via Kamba La Pass (55 km)
Day 7Yamdrok Tso to Karo La Pass base (54 km)
Day 8Karo La Pass to Gyantse (86 km)
Day 9Gyantse to Shigatse (94 km)
Day 10One day arranged by own
Day 11Gyachung Monastery (75 km)
Day 12Gyachung Monastery to Lhatse (95 km)
Day 13Lhatse - Shegar (75 km)
Day 14Pang Pass (67 km)
Day 15-16Rongbuk Monastery (35 km)
Day 17Leave Rongbuk and return Shigatse by car
Day 18Shigates back to Lhasa by car
Day 19One day by own
Day 20International departure
Price: USD 2350 Lhasa to Everest Base Camp biking tour is quite popular among cyclists and adventurers in Tibet. In the first three days, you can get acclimated to the high altitude in Lhasa City while visiting Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery and other famous attractions.
Price: USD 1850This cycling route includes the major cultural sites and scenery that centers around Lhasa, with the excellent cycling condition and good accommodation and amazing scenery along the route, all of which makes it a pleasant journey.