Trekking Tour

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Trekking Tsurphu Yangpachen 9 Days Tour

Day 01: Lhasa arrival [3650m]
Rest for acclimatize the altitute

Day 02: Lhasa sightseeing
Jokhang temple, Sera monastery.

Day 03: Lhasa sightseeing
Potala palalce. Norbu lingka

Day 05: Lhasa- Tsurphu monastery (Camp 4522m)
Tsurphu monastery

Day 06: Tsurphu monastery-Leten(5149m)
3-4Hours/11km/500M Ascent/

Day 07: Leten to Bartso- two passes Damchen la (5303m) and Lasa la( 5444m) 
5hours/15km/300M Ascent/600Descent

Day 08: Bartso to Dorje ling nunnery 
3-4Hours/15km/150M  Ascent/150 Descent

Day 09: Depart Lhasa or you can possible to add extra places to see like North face Everest Base camp, Tibet -Nepal Overland or Mt Kalaish etc.

Day 01: Lhasa arrival [3650m]
Upon arrival in Lhasa you will be welcomed by your English-speaking Tibetan Guide and Tibetan Driver who will bring you to your hotel. Acclimatization to high altitude: please, drink lots of water and take plenty of rest in order to minimize altitude sickness.

Overnight at Shambhala Palace or House of Shambhala Hotel, which is a Tibetan style hotel located in Lhasa city center (Barkhor)

Day 02: Lhasa sightseeing
We begin visiting Jokhang Temple, the most sacred monastery in Tibet. It was founded in the 7th century by the first great Buddhist king Songtsen Gampo. Later you can explore the surrounding Barkhor old quarter and spend time walking around Jokhang Temple following pilgrims from all over the Tibetan plateau. In the afternoon we go to Sera Monastery, one of three great universities of Gelugpa Sect. We will attend the debating session of the monks.

Overnight at Shambhala Palace or House of Shambhala Hotel

Day 03: Lhasa sightseeing
Today we visit the beautiful Potala and Norbulingka Palaces. Potala winter palace was built in the 17th century by the fifth Dalai Lama. Provides amazing views of the entire city and houses the private quarters of the Dalai Lama, numerous grand state rooms and chapels. Norbulingka Palace is the summer palace of the Dalai Lama, built in the 18th century by the seventh Dalai Lama. It’s tradition to do picnic in its beatiful garden and perform opera dances during Shoton Festival (August-September).

Overnight at Shambhala Palace or House of Shambhala Hotel

Day 05: Lhasa- Tsurphu monastery (Camp 4522m)
Drive to Tsurphu monastery and explore around the monastery and prepare for the next day trek.Overnight at  Camp near the Tsurphu monastery area .

Day 06: Tsurphu monastery-Leten(5149m)
3-4Hours/11km/500M Ascent/

The first day trekking is only 4 hours, 11km, walk along a green valley crisscrossed with mountain streams. Be on the lookout for various species of mountain goats disguised in gray rocks. Several small nomadic communities camp here for the summer herding months, and you may have a stop into a yak-hair tent for a cup of salt butter tea or some fresh yak milk! Crest the ridge top four hours later, emerging onto a high plateau with a scattering of rock-enclosed huts, and look for a flat area for camping. From day one, the scenery is breathtaking, the landscapes are classic Tibetan beauty.

Overnight at campsite

Day 07: Leten to Bartso- two passes Damchen la (5303m) and Lasa la( 5444m) 
5hours/15km/300M Ascent/600Descent

Today, you will walk along a long big valley, up to the highest spot Lasar La(5444m). Have your first small pass, the Damchen Nyingtri(5303m)  bear to the left at the cairns at the crest, and descend into a magical valley of lichen-coated boulders, meandering streams and expansive, powder-blue sky. Three hours later, you will cross the Lasar La(5444m) and descend into the Yangpachen valley, with its wide open plateaus, spiky grass hummocks and tundra-like parched, cracked patches of earth, and head towards Bartso. The views of Brize (translated as female yak herder) and Tarze (horse keeper) are superb, and you will feel safe in the care of the local mountain god, Nyenchen Tanglha. Camp near Bartso, a drokpa (nomad) village of five or six houses, surrounded by the juniper used for incense all over the Tibetan world.(Camping 4994m)

Overnight at campsite

Day 08: Bartso to Dorje ling nunnery 
3-4Hours/15km/150M  Ascent/150 Descent

Leaving the village of Bartso behind, head towards a wide trail leading across the valley and over another ridge, from where you will be rewarded with views of Nyenchen Tanghlha (7111 m), the holiest mountain in central Tibet. Emerge at Tajung village, and then climb gently up rolling hills where young nomadic boys and girls picnic on the plateaus as they watch their yaks and sheep graze. The vistas are, again, just amazing! Mid-day, you should reach the Dorjee ling nunnery and after that our car and driver will come to pick you up from Darjeeling nunnery and drive to Yangpachen hot spring.  You can take show in hot spring and after that drive back to Lhasa 

Day 09: Depart Lhasa or you can possible to add extra places to see like North face Everest Base camp, Tibet -Nepal Overland or Mt Kalaish etc.

  1. All necessary travel permits in Tibet.
  2. All entrace fees as described in the itinerary above.
  3. Experienced Tibetan guide in Tibet (English language).
  4. Porters / yaks to carry baggage-According to Size of Group (extra fee for horse personal use)
  1. Cook and kitchen stuff during whole trek.(Including Breakfast,lunch and dinner)
  2. Transportation in Tibet (Airport / train station group pick up & drop off).
  3. Vehicle fuel, tools and vehicle repairs (if necessary).
  4. Driver and guide’s food an accommodation.
  5. Accommodation in shared room basis. We will arrange for you as we mentioned the itinerary.

Doubleroom with bathroom and breakfast are included when you stay in Lhasa, Samye,

Camping tent and mattress, sleeping bag during whole treka

In Lhasa, Shambhala Palace or House of Shambhala Hotel 3*** (Barkhor)

In Samye, Samye monastery Hotel 1*

  1. • China / Nepal VISA.
  2. • Plane or train tickets in or out of Tibet.
  3. • Overland transportation from Nepal Border to Kathmandu.
  4. • Meals, drinks any other personal expenses.
  5. • Extra expenses incurred due to unexpected natural events (delays, road washouts, snowfall…).
  6. • Tips to guides and driver, but this totally depend on you. By joining this tour, you agree to our      booking  conditions, terms and policies
Due to the current regulation,you need a special permit to visit Tibet Autonomous Region. The
only thing you need to worry about is sending us clear scan of your travel document 25-30
days in advance. We will do the rest.
Application process depend on your entry point: From mainland China. 
We need clear scan of password and visa (L), additional documents are required. Please,
contact us for further information. If you are entering Tibet by plane from the mainland China,
you will need the original permit. We will sent it to any address in China that you wish, be it
your hotel or a friend's house. If you are arriving by train, you will only need a photocopy of
the permit.