Trekking in Tibet
Trekking in Tibet is a perfect way to explore Tibet and a wonderful experience of a lifetime that you can't get anywhere else on earth. By trekking Tibet, you can enjoy the unique scenery in secret places of Tibet and have a full insight of Tibetan culture.
Our clients are camping during their Tibet trekking tour.
Tibet Trekking Types and Routes
Tibet trekking can be classified into Tibet pilgrimage trek, Tibet culture trekking and sightseeing trek. For instance, Mt. Kailash Trek is a typical pilgrimage trekking tour in Tibet. It is also a tour of hiking Tibet.
The inaccessible remote mountain areas of Tibet create lots of possibilities of trekking routes for adventure travelers. There are several popular trekking routes in Tibet, such as Mt. Kailash Trek, Tsurphu to Yangpachen Trek, Tingri to Everest Base Camp Trek, Shalu to Nartang Trek, Lake Manasarovar Kora,Ganden to Samye Trek, Nyenchen Tanglha Traverse, Everest Advance Base Camp Trek, etc.
For some trekkers, it is also a great challenge to trek at over 4000 meters above sea level in average. A hiking Tibet tour requires good fitness condition, well preparation and strong perseverance. Besides, Tibet trekking is not feasible from December to March as the temperature goes very low and also the days becomes much shorter. Generally from April to October is the best season for opting a Tibet tour. But it really depends on your route and a normal winter Tibet tour schedule is quite comfortable, because in winter, the tourist rush is not much and you can enjoy the beautiful scenery freely.
Tibet Trekking Tips
For foreign tourists, there are some special requirements. Chinese Visa issued by Chinese Embassy and Tibet Travel Permit issued by Tibet Tourism Bureau are indispensable trek permits in Tibet. Besides, no independent tours are allowed in Tibet. Therefore, even you want a budget trek tour in Tibet, a tour guide is a must. Of course, a professional trekking tour guide can be quite helpful for he/she is much more familiar with the route and experienced in getting rid of emergencies.
We offer various trekking tour packages in Tibet, combined with other tour routes in Tibet, like Lhasa tours, and tailor-made trekking tour to meet your specific requirements. It can be as short as one day and as long as one month. We also can offer you professional trekking support including expedition cook, well prepared meals, trekking animals and porters, high quality trekking equipment, trained trekking tour guides.
Most importantly, we highly suggest you read the trekking advice and have a good preparation for your hiking in Tibet.
Mount Everest BC to ABC trekking offers a great opportunity for ordinary trekkers to challenge themselves to the limit. Would you like to have a try?
Gama Valley, together with, Gyirong Valley, Zhangmu Valley, Ya Dong Valley makes 'Four Great Valleys'in Shigatse region. As early as 1920's, Gama Valley was recommended as the most beautiful valley in the book "Exploration of Mt. Everest"
Hiking from Ganden to Samye is one of the most popular routes in Tibet. This trek route covers lakes, beautiful alpine forests and meadows, and you might see nomads and some animals and beautiful birds in alpine area. This is also a well-used pilgrimage route for Tibetans.
Nyenchen Tanglha trek is a fabulous trek of traversing the Nyenchen Tanglha Mountains to the famous holy Lake Namtso. This trekking tour starts from Damxung, passes through, beautiful meadows, glaciated valleys and mountains of the Nyenchen Thanguha range to the pebbled shores of the lake.
There are some tips for tourists trekking in Tibet. Trekking in Tibet is not a risky affair to those who are in good physical condition. Nevertheless, having a thorough medical checkup before you start trekking can save you from unexpected danger. Since at the remote places of Tibet, you cannot get medical treatment as in hospital and the rescue and evacuation take in days, it is important to prepare necessary basic drugs and accessories as your traveling paraphernalia before trekking.
Tibet trekking tour is both fantastic and challenging experience, because it is well known for high altitude and high mountains. Therefore, trekking in Tibet requires enough preparations. There are many things you should pack before your trip in order to better enjoy this lifetime tour. We categorize clothing and gear in the recommended list of items below.
Just a Reminder
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