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20 Places in Tibet for Trekking

 
  • If you are looking for a box filled with unforgettable memories you should definitely opt for Tibet Trekking. It is land of dreams and opens up many new places for many mysterious trekkers. You can definitely go for a trek from Gandan to Samye which is the longest trek which Tibet has to offer. If you are trekking for the first time it is always good to start with something small so you can trek from Shalu to Nartang trek.

    Moreover, every season is considered to be perfect except the season of November and March which is considered to be quite snowy. Some of the treks have a beautiful integration of spiritual, cultural and even physical dimensions too which makes it one of the best choice for many trekkers.

    Here are some of the best places in Tibet for Trekking:

  • 01Kawa Karpo Paradise

    Image Credit : © Jan Reurink
    Kawa Karpo, one of the holiest snow mountains in Tibet, is said to be the supernatural home of a warrior god. Arranged on the fringe of Dechen County in Yunnan and Chayul County in the Tibet Autonomous Region, Kawa Karpo is viewed as a vital part of the Three Parallel Rivers Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Orderly, Snow Lion Tours will take you profound into the locale of Mt. Kawa Karpo, considered by Buddhists to be sacred, and raved by right on time western guests as a heaven. You'll experience heavenly springs where travelers drink water that has dissolved from hallowed inclines, and crawl through diminishing air to brush statures of 4810 meters on the unbelievable Shola Pass.

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    Location
    : Tibet

    Prices
    : Rs 5999 to Rs 7999

    Best time to visit
    : In winter

    Altitude
    : 3200-4700m

    Difficulty level
    : Average

    Highlights
    : • Trekking Mt. Kawa Karpo • Three Parallel Rivers Park • The Old Town of Lijiang
  • 02Mt. Amnye Machen Trek

    Image Credit : J. Z. Huang
    Mt. Amnye Machen has for some time been viewed as a holy mountain and a position of the journey. Previously, up to 10,000 Tibetans would make the 120-mile circumambulation of the mountain every year. The principal European adventurers depicted it as one of the colossal geological disclosures of the twentieth century. On your excursion to the heavenly mountain, drive by red dirt mountains, sand hills, and the Yellow River.

    Image Credits : Dave Kleinschmidt



    Location
    : Amnye Machen

    Prices
    : Rs 6999 to Rs 7999

    Best time to visit
    : In winter

    Altitude
    : 8000m

    Difficulty level
    : Very high

    Highlights
    : • Nomads along the Amnye Machen range • Monastery on the north side of the mountain • Prayer flags across a high pass on Amnye Machen • Amnye Machen viewed from near Chuwarna (Xue Shan) • Nomad Tibetans around Amnye Machen • Pilgrims prostrating along the kora of Amnye Machen • Foreigners on an organized trek around Amnye Machen using yaks • Small village near the Amnye Machen glaciers
  • 03Trekking at The Foot of Eastern Side of Mount Everest - Gama Valley

    Image Credit :  Philip Milne
    Mt. Everest (29,035ft, 8850m), otherwise called Mt. Qomolangma, is never shy of guests. The sacrosanct and elevated rugged reach continues transmitting its powerful appeal to different wayfarers. Because of its unmistakable geological elements, Mt. Everest swarms with untamed valleys, good country ice sheets, towering mountains, uncommon natural life, and so forth. In like manner, Mt. Everest is frequently considered as one of the last heaven that can oblige the necessities of the considerable number of bold personalities.



    Location
    : Foot hills of Mount Everest

    Prices
    : Rs 5999 to Rs 6999

    Best time to visit
    : In winter

    Altitude
    : 8000m

     Difficulty level
    : Very high

    Highlights
    : • Arrive in Lhasa by Train or by Flight • Lhasa sightseeing - Potala Palace/Tibet Museum/Jokhang Temple/Barkhor Street • Lhasa Sightseeing - Drepung Monastery/Sera Monastery • Lhasa/Yamdrok-tso lake/Gyantse (3950meters) • Gyangtse/Shigatse/Old Tingri • Trek to Lungthang (4510 m) (5 hours/12km/150m up) • enjoy the road ride from Shigatse to Tingri • Tingri to Chutang Village • Showotso - Shauwula Pass - Orchid Valley
  • 04Trek from Tingri to EBC via Ra-chu Valley

    Image Credit : Justin Klubnik
    There is no spot on earth entirely like the Everest Region in Tibet, and trekking to its Base Camp (from the north side) joined with true social encounters is long lasting dream for some individuals. Arranged at an elevation of 5,208 meters (17,090 ft), the North Base Camp is utilized when climbing through the upper east edge and offers a medium to testing 3-4 days of trekking. One of the best choices is to begin at Everest Base Camp and go through Rombuk Monastery and Raiju (Ra-chu) Valley and completion at Tingri.

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    Location
    : Tibet

    Prices
    : Rs 5999 to Rs 6999

    Best time to visit
    : In winter

    Altitude
    : 4400 m

    Difficulty level
    : average

    Highlights
    : • Arrive in Lhasa by Train or by Flight • Lhasa sightseeing - Potala Palace/Tibet Museum/Jokhang Temple/Barkhor Street • Lhasa Sightseeing - Drepung Monastery/Sera Monastery • Lhasa/Yamdrok-tso lake/Gyantse (3950meters) • Gyangtse/Shigatse/Old Tingri • Trek to Lungthang (4510 m) (5 hours/12km/150m up) • Trek to Zommug (4790m) • Trek to Rongbuk (4980m) and EBC (5100m) • Departure from Lhasa
  • 05Nyenchen Tanglha to Holy Lake-Namtso

    Image Credit : McKay Savage
    Nyenchen Tanglha trek is a spectacular trek of crossing the Nyenchen Tanglha Mountains to the celebrated blessed Lake Namtso. This Tibet trekking visit begins from Damxung, goes through, excellent knolls, glaciated valleys and heaps of the Nyenchen Thanguha reach to the pebbled shores of the lake. Subsequent to leaving Damxung valley, the course wends its way through a rough contaminate, the door to a high-height woods where smaller person willow and rhododendron are predominant species. Various stream intersections anticipate you. Most visitors who go to Tibet will drive from Lhasa to visit the paradise lake Namtso.

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     Location
    : Nyenchen Tanglha

    Prices
    : Rs 4999 to Rs 6999

    Best time to visit
    : In winter

    Altitude
    : 4710m

    Difficulty level
    : average

    Highlights: • Arrival-Lhasa • Two full days Lhasa Sightseeing • street, Sera Monastery • Lhasa, Tibetan Museum/Gandan • Ganden/Reting • Reting/Damxung, Begin trekking • Trekking 7-8 hours • Trekking 6-7 hours • To Tashi Dorje and Nam Tso Lake 7-8 hours • Nam Tso Lake • Nam Tso/Yangpachen/Lhasa • Lhasa airport dropping off
  • 06Tsurphu Yangpachen Trek in Tibet

    Image Credit : McKay Savage
    Tsurphu to Yangpachen trek is a rough walk starting at Tsurphu Monastery and intersection a few high valleys like Leten valley and Bartso valley before rising into the expansive and windswept Yangpachen Valley. This trek is a pleasantly adjusted blend of social and wild exercises, with high tundra, mountain scenes, old religious communities and a remote abbey. Tsurphu to Yangpachen trek visit is an incredible 4 days trek for the individuals who need to get a nearby contact with the wanderers and become acquainted with about their way of life. Notwithstanding their lasting winter homes, they spend a significant part of the year outdoors with their creatures.

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    Location
    : Tibet

    Prices
    : Rs 6999 to Rs 9999

    Best time to visit
    : In winter

    Altitude
    : 3650m

    Difficulty level
    : average

    Highlights: • Famous sites of Lhasa • Classic, natural beauty of the Tibetan plateau • Tea with nomads and nuns • Jokhang Temple and the Barkhor Circuit • Potala Palace • Sera Monastery • Trek from Tsurphu Monastery-Leten
  • 07Kharta Valley trek

    Image Credit :  timquijano
    The Everest Kangshung Face trek is one of the finest outdoors trip in Tibet as it leads crosswise over remote modest flawless valleys along the way which are specked with lovely lakes, snow capped looking fields and blossomed glades, with incredible outdoors range and staggering perspectives of Makalu, Lhotse, Kangchenjunga and Everest Kangshung face. The Kharta valley trekking from Kharta into the delightful Karma Valley to the Everest Kangshung Face is a standout amongst the most bizarre and fascinating ways to deal with Mount Everest taking after a more remote and distinctive course. We cross the Shao La (4700m) into the forested Karma Valley and trek to the base camp at Pethang Ringmo.

    Location
    : Tibet

    Prices
    : Rs 5999 to Rs 6999

    Best time to visit
    : In winter

    Altitude
    : 5330m

    Difficulty level
    : high

    Highlights
    : • Drive from Kathmandu to Nyalam • Drive to Kharta village • Pethang Ringmo to Hoppo • Trek to Kharta • Drive to Rongbuk • Trek to Base of Langma La
  • 08Old Tingri to Everest Base Camp

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    In spite of the fact that everybody is enthusiastic to have a decent perspective of the lofty Mount Everest, not all individuals can accomplish their fantasy, not to mention trek to visit the Everest. Tingri to Everest Base Camp (EBC) is prestigious as a world-class trekking course. You will achieve 70 km in 4 entire days by walking; the course of trekking is in a high-height area with elevations going somewhere around 4400m and 5300m, while in transit to Everest Base Camp you will have enough time to investigate the valleys and icy masses beneath the monstrous north-face of Mt. Everest and perspective the most heavenly world's most noteworthy mountain landscape.

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    Location
    : Tingri

    Prices
    : Rs 6999 to Rs 7999

    Best time to visit
    : In winter

    Altitude
    : 3900 m

    Difficulty level
    : Moderately high

    Highlights
    : • Drive to Border, cross border and drive to Nyalam • Drive to Tingri • Trek to Lung Thang • Trek to Zommug • Exploration at Rongbuk Glacier • Sightseeing in Lhasa
  • 09Ganden Samye trek

    Image Credit : Annette Bouvain
    Ganden to Samye Tibet trekking course is viewed as one of the best climbs on the planet. It is a satisfying and wonderful journey trip with much to offer, a diagram of Tibetan Buddhism and religious society, blue blessed lakes, high frigid passes and mountains, rich snow capped glades, sporadic herders' camp, peaceful Tibetan towns, time-respected consecrated locales, at long last coming full circle at the infertile, desert-like environment close to the Samye Monastery. On the off chance that you go to Tibet, we exceedingly prescribe you to attempt this trek, which will make your Tibet visit additionally intriguing. This is additionally an all around utilized journey course for Tibetans for it is helpful to join a visit to Ganden with a sensibly immediate yet hard stroll to Samye.

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    Location
    : Tibet  

    Prices
    : Rs 8,000 to Rs 10,000

    Best time to visit
    : April to June and September to December

    Altitude: 4180m

    Difficulty level
    : Moderate

    Highlights
    : • Ganden Monastery • Samye Monastery • Traditional Tibetan Villages • Interesting outside experience
  • 10Shalu-Nartang trek

    Image Credit : Greg Walters
    Shalu to Nartang Trek in Tibet begins at the memorable Shalu Monastery, goes through a few towns and also uninhabited dry gulches, and after that finishes at Nartang Monastery. It is the briefest trek course in Tibet, pretty much 15 hours strolling, you can partitioned into 2 or 3 days as per your own physical condition. The discretionary strolling season is from the earliest starting point of April to the end of October. Shalu Nartang trek begins from shigatse or Gyantse, the acclaimed urban areas in Tibet . We will drive to Shalu Monastery and navigates west over several little ranges to Ngor Monastery.

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     Location
    : Tibet

    Prices
    : Rs 15,000 to Rs 25,000

    Best time to visit
    : May, June, August

    Altitude: 3650m

    Difficulty level
    : Average

    Highlights
    : • Tsetang town • Samye valley • Samye Monastery • Shalu Monastery commonly known as Zhalu Monastery • The seat of Buton Rinpoche • Ngor Monastery • Nartang Monastery • Shigatse and Lhasa city
  • 11Everest Base Camp Trek

    Image Credit : Gaurav Agrawal
    Well known for its stupendous mountain tops and the unwaveringness and benevolence of its occupants (the Sherpas), the Everest locale (Khumbu) is a standout amongst the most mainstream destinations for vacationers in Nepal. While huge numbers of the courses through the mountains are challenging, there are abundant spots to rest and appreciate a feast along the way. Besides, don't stress over getting lost. Simply ask a neighborhood the path to the following town on your course, and they will guide you.

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    Location
    : Tibet

    Prices
    : Rs 8,000 to Rs 10,000

    Best time to visit
    : April to June and September to December

    Altitude
    : 5,380 m

    Difficulty level
    : high

    Highlights
    : • Trek to the foot of amazing Everest, the world's most noteworthy mountain. • Set out on testing treks to Kala Pattar (18,192'), Nangkartshang Peak (16,672'). furthermore, Everest Base Camp (17,590'). • Investigate Sherpa towns and the old Thami and Tengboche religious communities. • Visit a school set up by Sir Edmund Hillary in the mountain town of Khumjung.
  • 12Mt. Kailash Pilgrimage (Kora)-Trekking

    Image Credit : Bob Witlox
    Mount Kailash trekking visit is a standout amongst the most requesting and testing of treks for travelers on the planet. This trek course in Tibet is broadly known as the kora around the Mt. Kailash which is sacrosanct to four religions and a profoundly numinous spot. Pioneers throng to the mountain Tibetans, as well as Hindus and Buddhists from India to Japan, joined by Western and Chinese voyagers who go to Tibet to visit this heavenly mountain and the close-by consecrated Lake Manasarovar. The Mt. Kailash kora begins at the appeal free town of Darchen, opens up unending extends of infertile area, rich green valleys, snow topped crests and immaculate blue lakes, twisting past mani dividers and avoiding the base of the Kailash massif.

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    Location
    : Mount Kailash

    Prices
    : Rs 10,000 to Rs 20,000

    Best time to visit
    : April to June and September to December

    Difficulty
    : Medium to difficult

    Highlights
    : • Mt. Kailash • Lake Manasarovar • Traditional Tibetan Villages • Five temples around Kailash
  • 13Lake Manasarovar Kora

    Image Credit :  Raimond Klavins
    Manasarovar is the most revered of all Tibets numerous hallowed lakes. It is particularly holy to Hindus, who have been strolling round it for drawing nearer 2,000 years. Buddhists relate the lake with Maya, Buddhas mother. Lake Manasarovar is the holiest of Tibet's lakes. It is what might as well be called Mt. Kailash. That being said, the Kora (a custom circumambulation of a blessed spot, for example, a religious community, place of worship, mountain or lake) of Manasarovar is no place close as well known as the circumnavigation of Kailash. At 4560mt, Manasarovar is the most noteworthy freshwater lake on the planet. As a result, the waters are a touch on the nippy side.

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    Location
    : Tibet

    Best time to visit
    : Summer months between May to September

    Altitude
    : 4675m

    Difficulty level
    : Moderate

    Highlights
    : • Trekking • Hiking • Cultural and Historical Tours • Multiple Activities • Lhasa sightseeing tour • Lhasa Gyantse • Shigatse-Latse • Latse Saga • Saga Paryang • Paryang to Holy Mansarovar lake
  • 14Nyenchen Thangla Traverse

    Image Credit : Anirban Roy
    This trek is going through canyons, forested slants, snow capped glades and the fields of the Changtang. The trek starts on the principle street to the Namtso lake, 5km past the Damxung-Lhasa Hwy turn-off. The trail cuts over the relentless Nyenchen Tanglha range and heads straightforwardly for Tashi Do, the praised headland on the southeast shore of Namtso.

     

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    Location
    : Tibet

    Best time to visit
    : April to June and September to December

    Altitude
    : 5,300 m

    Difficulty level
    : Average

    Highlights
    : • Go down into the entrails of the Potala Palace, the great yet spiritless bastion of the Dalai Lamas. • Join the rearranging, mumbling pioneers around the places of worship of the Jokhang Temple, the otherworldly heart of Tibet. • Take after friars, beggars and kindred travelers around the Barkhor Street, Lhasa's entrancing medieval explorer circuit. • Take in a supplication to God meeting or some friar debating at Sera and Drepung Monastery, two of the biggest and most in place of Tibet's incredible religious communities.
  • 15Tibet Everest Advance Base Camp (6400 m)

    Image Credit : Gaurav Agrawal
    The Tibet Everest Advance Base Camp is the most noteworthy trek on the planet! After a shocking flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa, you will burn through three days in this antiquated capital city "Lhasa" acclimatizing and going to the Potala Palace, Sera and Drepung religious communities, Barkor Square and Jokhang Temple. Our overland trip to Base Camp incorporates stops in the boondocks towns of Gyantse and Shigatse before we kill onto the unpleasant 4WD jeep street that prompts the Rongbuk Valley. Lhasa is astonishing destination itself with the lofty Potala Palace, the immense three religious communities of Sera, Ganden and Drepung and additionally the Barkor Square and Jokhang Temple.

    Image Credits : Gaurav Agrawal



    Location
    : Lhasa(Under Foot hills of Himalaya)

    Prices
    : Rs 6999 to Rs 8999

    Best time to visit
    : In winter Altitude: 6,340m/20,800ft

    Difficulty level
    : high

    Highlights
    : • Fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa • Sightseeing in Lhasa • Free day in Lhasa for acclimatization • Hike to Everest base camp • Sightseeing & drive to Shigatse
  • 16Shishapangma Trek

    Image Credit : Manuel Lauer B
    Introduction: Shisha Pangma, referred to in Tibetan as "the divine force of the fields", is the most reduced of the world's fourteen 8000 meter tops. It is likewise the main 8000-meter top found completely in Tibet. Yet it is as extraordinary as any trek in Tibet or even better. Though in downpour shadow zone, the storm cloud figures out how to push over the Jugal Himal, bringing some downpour most evenings from June until right on time September in this district. The overland visit to Lhasa is advanced by various experience with yak and sheepherders, the tranquil blue lakes and the captivating magnificence of the Tibetan plateau.

    Image Credits : Robert Fraser



    Location
    : Lhasa

    Prices
    : Rs 5999 to Rs 8999

    Best time to visit
    : In winter

    Altitude
    : 8000 metre/26,200ft

    Difficulty level
    : high

    Highlights
    : • Arrive in Kathmandu, transfer to Hotel • Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu • Drive to- Nyalam via Nepal Tibet border • Acclimatisation Day at Nyalam • Trek to Drabochhan
  • 17Trekking around Nam Tso Lake

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    Arranged at an elevation of 4718 m Namtso is a to a great degree delightful lake with turquoise blue water. Trekking trip to Namtso lake is getting mainstream among guests in Tibet . The lake is 70 km long and 30 km wide and is the greatest salt water lake in Tibet . It has the Nyechen Tangla mountain range(7000 m crests) on its back ground to improve its excellence. The huge expanses around the lake , spotted with the tents of nearby travelers is intriguing to see. The 190 km drive from Lhasa to Namtso lake includes the high Yangpachen pass( 5630 m), so appropriate acclimatization is imperative to do this climb effectively.

       Location
    : Tibet Prices: Rs 6999 to Rs 9999

       Best time to visit
    : In winter

       Altitude: 3650 metre

      Difficulty
    : Moderate

      Highlights
    : • Lhasa sightseeing • Trekking around Namtso Lake-Droja Monastery

     • Visit: Potala Palace, Sera Monastery and Norbulingkha Palace

     • Visit: Jokhang Temple , Drepung monastery and Barkhor Square
  • 18Trekking

    Image Credit : Annette Bouvain
    Tibet outskirts India, Burma, Bhutan, Sikkim and Nepal. Covering a monstrous 1.22 million square kilometers, the level is encompassed by the most elevated mountain extends, the Himalaya toward the south, the Karakoram toward the west and the Kunlun toward the north. With a normal rise of 14,000 feet, Tibet is actually the most elevated country on earth. This biological system and a considerable lot of its species are presently endangered.Not just is Tibet home to Chomolongma – the nearby name for the most noteworthy crest on the planet, additionally to an inconceivable society and history that radiates from the high, bone-dry level that portrays this striking area.

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    Location
    : Tibet

    Prices
    : Rs 6200 and up

    Best time to visit
    : All seasons are perfect except snowy (Nov-March)

    Difficulty level
    : 10/10 - Extreme

    Highlights
    : • Sightseeing & drive to Shigatse • Classic, natural beauty of the Tibetan plateau • Tea with nomads and nuns • Jokhang Temple and the Barkhor Circuit • Potala Palace
  • 19Kailash in Saga Dawa Festival

    Image Credit : Bob Witlox
    The celebration of Saga Dawa marks the edification of Sakyamuni, and happens on the full moon day of the fourth Tibetan month. The celebration is required to most recent a month, amid which a sizable number of travelers will end up staging so as to celebrate it different religious occasions, the most alluring of which is the hovering around Mt. Kailash for love. Around then, not just would you be able to see grave Buddhist exercises like droning, moving and playing religious instruments, and love, and so forth. Voyagers might have an opportunity to watch the Kailash Kora (hovering around religious locales ) and join Tibetans to supplicate, offer tips to poor people, and visit cloisters, and so on. All cabin recorded in the schedule; it's your choice about the settlement class: extravagance 5-star global inn, agreeable 4-star lodging, monetary 3-star inn or spending plan inn, guesthouse or tent.

    Image Credits : Bob Witlox



  • 20Camping

    Image Credit : Matt Ming
    On the off chance that you wish to get a closer affair of being a traveler in Amdo, this outing is for you. You will camp at Kusum, the heartland of roaming area, where Mongols live today as the lion's share who has kept the methods for travelers for a long time. The best time for this excursion is from May to late Sept. High on the green fields of the Tibetan level, Tibetan wanderers live in amicability with their creatures and the earth. Outdoors with migrants offers a one of a kind chance to find out around an antiquated lifestyle while personally encountering Tibetan society. Toward the day's end, unwind while drinking margarine tea, eating yak jerky, and swapping stories with local people.

    Location
    : Tingri County, Shigatse, Tibet

    Prices
    : Rs 8000 and up Best time to visit: April to June, and September to December

    Difficulty level
    : 8/10

    Highlights
    : • Camping • Trekking • Photography • Shopping • Visit Tsuglag Khang • Enjoy Momos