How to Get to Mount Everest from Shigatse

This article is about the transportation between Mount Everest and Shigatse. Mount Everest is Earth’s highest mountain above sea level, located in the Mahalangur Himal sub-range of the Himalayas. The international border between Nepal and China runs across its summit point.

How to Get to Mount Everest from Shigatse?

There are no shuttle buses direct from Shigatse to Mount Everest Base Camp.  You have two ways to get to Mount Everest from shigatse which are by chartered car and private car rental.

By Chartered Car

The most convenient and direct way is charter a car to there. Most of them are minibus, only a few SUV. The price is a little expensive, almost close to the price of chartering a bus directly from Lhasa to Mount Everest. 

By Private Car Rental

You can chose to get there by private car rental. The whole distance is about 339.4 km. You might spend 9 hours for driving.

By Bus + Car-rental

You can take the bus from Shigatse to Tingri County and then rent a car to Mount Everest Base Camp.


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