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Trekking in Tibet

Time: 2016-11-01

 

Trekking Tour 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.

Tibet Trekking Types and Routes

Tibet trekking can be classified into Tibet pilgrimage trekTibet 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 travel tips

For foreign tourists, there are some special requirements. Chinese Visa issued by Chinese Embassy and Tibet 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.