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Mt. Everest Base Camp, Tingri County

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Take a trip up to Mt. Everest Base Camp, the starting place for one of the most famous climbs in the world, and a spot from which to see the world's highest mountain. The dramatic landscape surrounds you as you drive up the hill in a 4X4, with all access to the camp strictly controlled, and only possible as part of an organized tour. This tourist camp stands as separate from the main mountaineering camp, with many professional climbers staying at the camp further up the mountain. Whether you're here for an onward hike or not, the camp offers a number of amenities and facilities, including tents, a visitors hall, tea houses, and a temple. Be prepared for the altitude and get all appropriate permits for your adventure from travel companies in Lhasa. Using our world travel planner, Tingri County attractions like Mt. Everest Base Camp can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • My only complaint was the distance to Mt. Everest. It is 10 miles away and it's closest you can get on the China-side. The mountain is still magnificent... but being this far away takes some of the....  more
    My only complaint was the distance to Mt. Everest. It is 10 miles away and it's closest you can get on the China-side. The mountain is still magnificent... but being this far away takes some of the....  more »
  • This place was wonderful for pictures of Everest. We were bused to the area, so you can't really hike/trek to base camp. Additionally, they closed base camp a few years ago to only mountain... 
    This place was wonderful for pictures of Everest. We were bused to the area, so you can't really hike/trek to base camp. Additionally, they closed base camp a few years ago to only mountain...  more »

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