Trekking in Tibet is truly the most inspiring, exhilarating and rewarding way to experience the captivating and wonderful areas of Tibet. Trekking Tibet explores off the beaten track valleys, lakes, paths and mountains. Tibet Trekking is a perfect way to explore Tibet and a wonderful experience of a lifetime that you can't get anywhere else in the world. While on trekking in Tibet you can enjoy the unique landscapes on the roof of the world and have a full insight of Tibetan culture. Planning a hiking trekking in Tibet is not as simple as planing a Lhasa tour because the regions involved are usually remote with shortage of supply, extreme weather, and bad transportation.
The best time of trekking to Tibet is from April to October. But April to June and September to October are highly recommended season for trekking in Tibet. There are several trekking routes in Tibet that offer you breathtaking views and unforgettable experiences. All treks in Tibet are accessible to all level of skills and experience.
Ganden to Samye Trek- the best long trek takes 4 to 5 days.Trekking crosses two passes over 5000m that are Shuga-La pass and Chitu-La pass.The Ganden Samye trekking passes through the holy lakes, beautiful alpine landscapes, nomads’camps, sacred sites, as well as two of Tibet’s greatest centres of religious culture-Gandan monastery and Samye monastery.
Shalu to Nartang Trek- the best short trek takes 2 to 3 days. This trek follows the ancient trade route between two great Buddhist monasteries and you can feel the caravans laden with scriptures and treasures that once passed this way. This trek route passes through several villages as well as uninhabited dry canyons, while the trails are easily accessible from Shigatse.
Mount Kailash Trek- is one of the most demanding and challenging treks for pilgrims in the world. Kailash Trekking is widely known as the kora around the holiest mountain-Mt Kailash in Asia. This trek admirably integrates the spiritual, cultural and physical dimensions of a trip in Tibet. You can see some gorgeous mountain scenery along the way and meet some pilgrims from Tibet and other countries.
Tsurphu to Yangpachen Trek- begins at Tsurphu Monastery and crosses several high valleys before coming into the broad and windswept Yanpachen valley. It combines alpine tundra, monasteries, hot springs, lots of nomads, and remote nunnery. This trek perfectly balances cultural and wilderness activities. It’s an excellent choice of trekking if you want to get a close look at the life style of the herders.
Nyenchen Tanglha Trek- is incredible for you to see ecological diversity of northern Tibet. The route leaves Damxung Valley and winds its way through a rocky valley, and a number of stream crossings aside you. You will pass through gorges, alpine meadows and forested slopes. Fantastic views of sparkling Nam-Tso and Tashi Do can be visible from many vantage points on the trail. Some colorful nomad camps dot the way as well.
Tingri to Everest Base Camp Trek- provides a complex mix of solitude, wildlife sighting and physical challenge. It is an excellent alpine trekking in the shadow of the legendary Mt. Everest. On the way to Everest Base Camp, you will have enough time to explore the valleys and glaciers below the massive north-face of Mount Everest and view the most magnificent scenery on the world's highest mountain. You can also see much wild wildlife in the valleys and pasture along the way.