Mt. Everest on China’s side, which accounts for 70% of entire mountain, is situated in Tingri, Shigatse, Tibet. In Tibet, (North Slope) Everest Base Camp is 5200m.
The climate in Everest region and surrounding mountain range features changeable and unstable weather. Even in one single day, the weather is so unpredictable that dense fog, relentless gale and hail and heavy snowfall can occur at any time.
Best time to visit EBC in Tibet is Apr, May, Sept, Oct, Nov.
Accommodation at Everest Base Camp: Rongbuk Monastery offering shared rooms at basic standard, but without shower.
Oxygen Supply at Everest Base Camp: Portable oxygen bottles are available.
Day 1: Lhasa -Gyantse – Shigatse
Picked up from hotel in Lhasa at 8:00 a.m. After about 2 hours reached Yarlung Tsangpo River. Passed by the Gampa La Pass 4790 m. Had a glimpse of the beautiful turquoise Yamdrok Tso Lake 4400 m. Continued the journey reaching Kharola Glacier 5560 m. Further moved to Simila Mountain Pass 4200 m. Then, headed westward towards the city of Gyantse famous for Pelkhor Chode Monastery and Gyantse Kumbum. Overnight: stay in Shigatse.