Tibet Mount Everest (8848 mt)

Trip Duration 21
Max Altitude 8848M at Everest Summit
Group Size 2-30
Best Time for Visit March to May, October to December

Trip Overview


The Mount Everest Tibet Expedition offers a thrilling and awe-inspiring journey to the roof of the world. Standing at a majestic height of 8,848 meters (29,029 feet), Mount Everest is the highest peak on Earth, located on the border between Tibet and Nepal. The Tibet side of the expedition, also known as the North Col route, presents a unique and challenging experience for mountaineers and adventure seekers. The expedition typically begins in Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, where participants acclimatize to the high altitude and immerse themselves in the rich Tibetan culture. From there, a scenic drive takes them to the base camp at 5,200 meters (17,060 feet), where the real adventure commences. The ascent meticulously planned with multiple acclimatization stops at intermediate camps, allowing climbers to adapt to the thinning air. The North Col route is less crowded than the Nepalese side, offering a more serene and remote experience. However, it also demands stronger technical skills, making it suitable for seasoned climbers. The North Col route includes traversing glaciers, ascending steep ridges, and navigating the challenging Second Step, a near-vertical rock wall. As climbers ascend, they are rewarded with breathtaking views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks, including Lhotse and Cho Oyu. The journey to the summit is physically and mentally demanding, requiring a high level of endurance and determination. The final push to the summit made during the narrow weather window in late spring when conditions are relatively stable. Reaching the summit of Mount Everest is a monumental achievement and a life-changing experience for those who dare to conquer the mountain. However, it is essential to acknowledge the risks and uncertainties associated with high-altitude mountaineering.

Conclusion and Summary

The Mount Everest Tibet Expedition is not just a physical test; it is a spiritual and emotional journey that leaves participants with a profound sense of accomplishment and respect for the awe-inspiring Himalayas. Whether successful in reaching the summit or not, the memories of the expedition will undoubtedly last a lifetime, forever etched in the hearts of those who embark on this extraordinary adventure.

 Trip Highlight

  • Explore the majestic Potala Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in Lhasa.
  • Marvel at the spiritual ambiance of Jokhang Temple, an essential pilgrimage site.
  • Immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere of Barkhor Street, a bustling market surrounding Jokhang Temple.
  • Witness the grandeur of Drepung Monastery, one of Tibet’s largest monastic institutions.
  • Experience the unique debating sessions among monks at Sera Monastery.
  • Discover the historical significance of Tashilhunpo Monastery in Shigatse.
  • Wander through the charming streets and markets of Shigatse.
  • Visit the ancient Sakya Monastery, adorned with stunning architecture and artifacts.
  • Embark on a scenic drive from Tingri to Everest Base Camp, passing through breathtaking landscapes.
  • Set foot at Everest Base Camp and marvel at the awe-inspiring views of the world’s highest peak.
  • Acclimatize to the high altitude and harsh conditions at Everest Base Camp.
  • Gain insights into mountaineering techniques and expedition preparations.
  • Begin the exhilarating ascent of Mount Everest, following the challenging North Ridge route.
  • Traverse through various camps, each offering unique challenges and stunning vistas.
  • Experience the camaraderie and teamwork among fellow climbers and Sherpas.
  • Conquer technical sections and overcome physical and mental obstacles on the route to the summit.
  • Stand atop the world’s highest peak and savor the euphoria of reaching the summit.
  • Descend safely back to Everest Base Camp, relishing the sense of accomplishment.
  • Reflect on the journey and celebrate the successful expedition in Lhasa.
  • Depart from Tibet with unforgettable memories of an epic Mount Everest expedition.


  • Arrive at Lhasa Gonggar Airport.
  • Transfer to your hotel in Lhasa.
  • Rest and acclimatize to the altitude (3,650 meters).

  • Visit Potala Palace, the iconic landmark of Tibet.
  • Explore Jokhang Temple, the holiest temple in Tibetan Buddhism.
  • Wander around Barkhor Street, a bustling market surrounding Jokhang Temple.

  • Visit Drepung Monastery, one of the “Great Three” Gelug university monasteries of Tibet.
  • Explore Sera Monastery, known for its debating monks.

  • Drive to Shigatse, the second-largest city in Tibet.
  • Visit Tashilhunpo Monastery, the seat of the Panchen Lama.
  • Explore the local market and town in the evening.

  • Drive to Tingri, passing through picturesque landscapes.
  • En route, visit Sakya Monastery, known for its historical and cultural significance.
  • Arrive in Tingri and rest for the night.

  • Drive to Everest Base Camp (5,200 meters), the starting point of your Everest expedition.
  • Enjoy breathtaking views of Everest and its neighboring peaks.
  • Set up camp and acclimatize to the altitude.

  • Spend a few days at Everest Base Camp for proper acclimatization.
  • Short hikes around the base camp area to further acclimatize and enjoy the stunning surroundings.
  • Attend briefings and preparations for the ascent.

  • Begin the ascent of Mount Everest.
  • Progress through different camps (Intermediate Camp, Advanced Base Camp, Camps I, II, III, and IV) along the Everest North Ridge route.
  • Ascend cautiously, following the guidance of experienced Sherpas and guides.
  • Adjust schedules according to weather conditions and team members’ health.
  • Final summit push from Camp IV (7,950 meters) to the summit (8,848 meters).
  • Descend safely back to Base Camp.

  • Descend from Everest Base Camp to Tingri.
  • Drive back to Lhasa, enjoying the scenic landscapes along the way.
  • Rest and relax in Lhasa, celebrating the successful expedition.

  • Transfer to Lhasa Gonggar Airport for your departure flight.
  • End of the expedition.

Departures & Availability

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All trip prices are per person based on double occupancy, are subject to change without notice and do not include airfare. All prices and fares are quoted in U.S. dollars.

Price include



  • Accommodation in Lhasa, Shigatse, Tingri, and possibly at Everest Base Camp during the expedition.


  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner throughout the expedition, including meals at hotels and during the trek.


  • Airport transfers in Lhasa.
  • All transportation during the expedition, including private vehicle transfers between cities and to Everest Base Camp.

Permits and Entrance Fees:

  • Permits for traveling in Tibet and for visiting cultural and historical sites.
  • Entrance fees to attractions such as Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Tashilhunpo Monastery, and Sakya Monastery.

Guide Services:

  • Services of a knowledgeable guide throughout the trip, including sightseeing in Lhasa and during the Everest expedition.

Climbing Expedition Services:

  • Services of climbing guides, Sherpas, and support staff during the Everest expedition.
  • Use of climbing equipment and gear (tents, ropes, oxygen, etc.).

Acclimatization Activities:

  • Activities to aid in acclimatization, such as sightseeing in Lhasa and Tingri and gradual ascent to Everest Base Camp.

Price Excludes

International Flights:

  • Flights to and from your home country to Lhasa Gonggar Airport.

Travel Insurance:

  • Travel insurance covering medical expenses, emergency evacuation, trip cancellation, and other relevant risks.

Personal Expenses:

  • Expenses for souvenirs, snacks, alcoholic beverages, laundry, and other personal items.

Additional Meals:

  • Meals not included in the itinerary, such as lunches and dinners in Lhasa and other cities where meals are not provided.

Visa Fees:

  • Fees for obtaining a Chinese visa and any additional permits required for the trip.

Tips and Gratuities:

  • Tips for guides, drivers, Sherpas, and other support staff.

Optional Activities:

  • Optional activities not included in the itinerary, such as additional sightseeing tours or cultural experiences.

High-altitude Gear Rental:

  • Rental fees for specialized high-altitude climbing gear, if not included in the expedition cost.

Emergency Expenses:

  • Any additional expenses incurred due to unforeseen circumstances, such as medical emergencies or changes in the itinerary.

Gears And Equipment

Trip Information

Here’s comprehensive information for planning a Tibet Mount Everest expedition trip:

Best Time to Go:

  • The best time for Mount Everest expeditions from Tibet is typically during the spring and autumn seasons:
    • Spring (April to May): Clear skies, stable weather, and less precipitation.
    • Autumn (September to October): Similar weather conditions to spring, with less precipitation.


  • The duration of a Mount Everest expedition from Tibet can vary, but a typical itinerary ranges from 18 to 21 days, including acclimatization and summit attempts.


  • Mount Everest expeditions are extremely challenging and require excellent physical fitness, mental strength, and mountaineering skills.
  • Climbers should be prepared to endure extreme weather conditions, high altitudes, and potential health risks associated with altitude sickness and frostbite.

Airport Transfer:

  • Most expeditions start from Lhasa Gonggar Airport (LXA), where participants are typically greeted by representatives from the tour operator or expedition team.

Permits and Visa:

  • Travelers to Tibet require a Tibet Travel Permit (also known as Tibet Entry Permit), which is arranged by tour operators in advance.
  • Additionally, climbers need a Mountaineering Permit and Alien Travel Permit for expeditions to Mount Everest, which are obtained through the China Tibet Mountaineering Association (CTMA).

Travel Insurance:

  • Comprehensive travel insurance is essential, covering medical emergencies, evacuation from high altitudes, trip cancellation, and personal belongings.
  • Ensure that the policy includes coverage for high-altitude activities and mountaineering.


  • The typical route for Mount Everest expeditions from Tibet is the North Ridge route, also known as the Northeast Ridge or the Chinese route.
  • The expedition starts from Base Camp on the Tibetan side and progresses through various camps along the route before reaching the summit.

Physical Fitness:

  • Excellent physical fitness is crucial for Mount Everest expeditions, including cardiovascular endurance, strength, and flexibility.
  • Climbers should undergo rigorous training for several months before the expedition, focusing on cardiovascular exercises, strength training, and altitude conditioning.

What to Bring:

  1. Clothing:
    • Insulated clothing layers (jackets, pants, base layers) suitable for extreme cold.
    • Waterproof and windproof outerwear.
    • Warm hats, gloves, and socks.
  2. Footwear:
    • Mountaineering boots with crampon compatibility.
    • Hiking boots for trekking to Base Camp.
  3. Equipment:
    • Climbing gear (harness, helmet, ice axe, crampons, ropes).
    • Sleeping bag rated for extreme cold temperatures.
    • Headlamp with spare batteries.
  4. Personal Items:
    • Sunscreen, lip balm, and sunglasses with UV protection.
    • Personal hygiene items (toothbrush, toothpaste, wet wipes).
    • High-altitude medication and first aid kit.
  5. Miscellaneous:
    • Climbing permit and necessary documents.
    • Camera or smartphone for capturing memories.
    • Snacks and hydration systems (water bottles, hydration bladder).
    • Portable oxygen system (optional, but recommended for emergencies).

Additional Tips:

  • Joining a guided expedition led by experienced mountaineers and Sherpas enhances safety and increases the chances of success.
  • Listen to your body and prioritize acclimatization to minimize the risk of altitude-related illnesses.
  • Follow the Leave No Trace principles to minimize environmental impact during the expedition.
  • Stay updated on weather forecasts and route conditions throughout the expedition.

Preparing thoroughly and being well-equipped is essential for a safe and successful Mount Everest expedition from Tibet.

Tibet Mount Everest Expedition Map

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