How to get to Tibet Everest Base camp for Mt.Everest visit?

It ’ s nice travel experience to visit Mt.Everest in a lifetime. If you have a first time to go for a visit to Mt.Everest ,  you may...



Its nice travel experience to visit Mt.Everest in a lifetime. If you have a first time to go for a visit to Mt.Everest,  you may have many confusions about this tour. Here are some sweet tips as below,

1 How to get to Tibet Everest Base camp?

As far as I know, there are no direct international flights to Lhasa except Kathmandu to Lhasa, you need to transfer to Lhasa from a China city like Beijing, Chengdu, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Xining etc. There are eight flights from Chengdu to Lhasa every day, and it only takes 2 hrs to Lhasa from Chengdu by plane. The flight tickets cost about $USD250 depending on seasons and flight no.  If you take a flight from Lhasa from Chengdu, don’t miss a yummy Hot Pot and cute Panda babies at Chengdu Panda Base.

Also, if you have enough time to enter Tibet, don’t miss a good chance to experience a wonderful Qinghai-Tibet Plateau train railway line. It starts from Xining, and end in Shigatse, which was called “sky road”. On the railway, you will visit the beautiful sunrise of the plateau, vast grassland, snow-capped Tanggula Mountains. For the train to Lhasa, you can also start from Chengdu, Xi’an, Beijing, Shanghai, Lanzhou, and Guangzhou etc.



2 Book a Tibet Everest tour with a local Tibet travel agency

When you have decided to travel to Mt.Everest, you need to find a local a Tibet travel agency online or from your friend's recommendation. You can send an inquiry to them online, then your trip advisor will give you a suitable Everest Base camp tour itinerary and count the money for this trip for you. After you booked this tour, they will arrange this tour for you and get all your Tibet permits to Tibet.

3 Tibet Permits needed if you visit Mt.Everest

For all foreign tourists enter Tibet, apart from a Passport and a Chinese Visa, you also need Tibet entry permit and Alien's Travel Permit if you go to Mt.Everest.

Tibet Entry Permit, issued by Tibet Tourism Bureau is a document to enter Tibet. After your tour booked with us. We could surely get this Tibet Entry Permit for you, and we need your passport and China visa copies to apply for them from Tibet Travel Bureau within 12 working days. Once we get it, we will mail it to your hotel in a China city. If you take a train to Lhasa(except for Xi’an, Chongqing, Lanzhou), we will send the copy of Tibet Entry Permit to you so that you can board the train to Lhasa.

Alien's Travel Permit, issued by the Bureau of public security is a document to visit Everest from Tibet Everest base camp. It’s easy to get when you arrive in Shigatse. It takes only 15 mins. After you get it, you will drive to Everest Base Camp from Shigatse.




4 Pack your luggage and go to Tibet for visiting Mt.Everest now!

Here are some sweet tips for you to visit Mt.Everest.

What to pack

a. Most Important Ones

The passport with Chinese visas and Tibet Entry Permit.

b. Clothes

In winter, from November to next March, you need to bring down jackets, warm sweaters, gloves, warm pants, woolen hats and so on. In summer, you can wear a T-shirt during the daytime. In Tibet, it is very cold in the morning and evening, the Jacket is also necessary.


Also, whenever you visit Tibet, if your plan includes overnight at Everest Base Camp, to keep warm is very important. The winter clothes are a must.

c. Skin care products

Wind and solar radiation are very strong in Tibet. It’s good for you to bring skin care products, such as lip balms, sunblock, and skin creams, sunglasses.


d. Cash

Remember to bring some cash in different denominations and prepare enough cash for the days you are out of Lhasa since ATMs are few in the more remote areas.

e. sleeping bag

When sleeping in EBC tent camp, a sleeping bag is a good way to keep your personal sanitary and keep warm.


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