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Tibet-10 Days Trekking Tour of Shanlu Monastery to Nartang Monastery

Tibet-10 Days Trekking Tour of Shanlu Monastery to Nartang Monastery

Tour Code:TK-03

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Destination:Tibet-10 Days Trekking Tour of Shanlu Monastery to Nartang Monastery

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Startng City: Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Chengdu, Guangzhou...
Ending City: Lhasa
Duration: 9N10D
Tour Catalog: Every day depature tour
Best Time to Go: April- Oct.
In this 9 days tour,you will see not only many beautiful places in Lhasa,but also you can see Shalu Monastery,Ngor Monastery,Nartang Monastery,Tashilunpo Monastery and have many trekkings around these famous monasteries.
This two or three days walk is a good opportunity to get a feel for trekking in Tibet. The two passes en route, Showa-la and Char-la, are not panicularly high or difficult and the trailheads are easily accessible from Shigatse. 

This trek begins at the historic Shalu Monastery and traverses west over a couple of small ranges to Ngor Monastery. From Ngor it is a downhill slog to Nartang Monastery. The route passes through several villages as well as uninhabited dry canyons. It is about a 10 hour walk to Ngor from Shalu, which is best divided into two days and another seven hours from there to Nartang.

Itinerary Briefing:

Day01: Arrive at Lhasa
Day02: Lhasa
Day03: Lhasa
Day04: Lhasa- Namtso Lake
Day05: Namtso- Yamdrotso Lake- Gyantse
Day06: Trekking
Day07: Trekking
Day08: Trekking
Day09: Shigatse- Lhasa
Day10: Lhasa dropping off, end the trip.

Day by day Itinerary:

Day01: Shanghai/Beijing/Chengdu/ Xian flight to Lhasa ( 80km, asphalt road, 3595m,  15-19centigrade)    Overnight at Lhasa standard room
- Depature from Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Guangzhou, Chengdu or Chongqing: You will use your copy of your Tibet Entry Permit, your passport and flight ticket change the boarding pass flight to Lhasa by yourself.

Our Tibet local guide will pick you up from airport to Lhasa city. Rest in hotel. 


Day02: Lhasa city tour     Overnight in Lhasa
Morning time visit Potala Palace. Then visit Jokhang Temple, walk around Barkhor Street. 

Day03: Lhasa city tour     Overnight at Lhasa standard room
Morning time visit Norbulingka Park,afternoon to Tibetan Museum.Night time have chance taste Tibetan cuisine and Tibetan culture show(at your own expense).

Day04: Lhasa- Namtso Lake- Yangpacheng Hotspring- Lhasa( 500km, 7 hours driving, asphalt road in good condition, 4178m, 5-15centigrade); Overnight at Lhasa
In the morning around 08:00am, our guide and driver pick you up from your hotel, then you will leave Lhasa to Namtso Lake. On the way you will see the huge grassland of Naqu and have a chance see the sky road- Qinghai Tibet Railway passing through it look likes a dragon. Then the Nyenchen Thanglha snow mountain ranges in front of you, and also you will pass the Nagela Pass. Then on the way back to Lhasa you have a chance enjoy the Yangpachen hotspring, back to Lhasa. 

Depends on how long time you arrive in Lhasa and your body health, suggestion the traveler who just arrive in Lhasa for a few days don't take the hot spring, maybe you will get the high altitude sickness.


Day05: Lhasa- Yamdrotso Lake- Gyantse(590km, 6hours driving)  Overnight at Gyantse.
Morning time driving to Shiatse, on the way pass Gangbala Mt. which is over than 5000m, then to Yamdrotso lake which is one of the three holy lakes in Tibet. Arrive at Gyantse. 


Day06: Gyantse- Shalu Monastery- Upper Lungsang(Trekking, 5-6 hours, 14km)  Overnight in Tent Drive to Shalu Monastery from Gyantse, only 70km away. Visit Shalu Monastery. Then start trekking.


Day07: Upper Lungsang- Ngor Monastery(trekking, 4hours, 8km) Camping


Day08: Ngor Monastery- Nartang Monastery- Shigatse(trekking 5 hours, 18km)  Overnight at Shigatse
Today trekking from Ngor to Nartang by passing several villages, saddles, and one electric utility. After arriving at Nartang Monastery, our driver will pick you up to Shigatse. 


Day09: Shigatse- Lhasa  Overnight at Lhasa.
Visit Tashilunpo Monastery and the spectacular tombs of Panchen Lamas in Shigatse, afternoon drive back to Lhasa.


Day10: Lhasa airport or train station dropping off.
Dropping off end the trip.

Cost description
Group number
(private group)
1 person 2 persons 3 persons 4 persons 5 persons 6 persons
May - Oct.  /  1680USDP.P.  1350USDP.P.  1590USDP.P.  1350USDP.P.  1200USDP.P.
Nov. - Apr.  /  /  /  /  /  /
Remarks If you think the private group is too expensive , please contact us and ask for the join group, it will be more cheaper than the 6 people group.
This is the suggestive price, please contact us to get the accurate price.
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Price Include

1. Tibet Entry Permit
2. Tibet travel permit
3. 6N hotel standard room; 1N tent;2N tent
4. Landcruiser transportation with expert driver
5. Guide service (English-speaking guide)
6. Yak(or horse) and Yak(or horse) porters for luggage during trekking
7. Travel accident insurance
8. Bottled oxygen per car for urgent use

Price exclude

1. Tips
2. Meals
3. Your own expense
4. Trekking equipment ( Sleeping bag, tent and mattress)
5. Flight & train tickets
6. Entrance fees

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