21-Day Western Tibet Tour

Finding Peace in the Himalayas: A Spiritual Journey through Western Tibet

Duration Duration 21 Days
Meals Meals
  • 4 Breakfast
  • 1 Dinner
Accommodation Accommodation
  • 3-star hotel
  • Tented Camp
  • Guest House
Activites Activities
  • Sightseeing
  • Scenic Drive
  • Hiking in Kora
Price Reduced US$ 5950 Price Starts From US$ 4950
Destination Destination
Difficulty Difficulty
Max. Altitude Max. Altitude
5640 Meter
Activities Activity
Start and Point Start/End Point
Best Season Best Season
March, April, May, September, October, November
Group Size Group Size
Minimum 2
Transportation Transportation
Private Car/Jeep
Activity Per Day Activity Per Day
6-7 hours drive

Overview of 21-Day Western Tibet Tour

Dive into the heart and soul of the Western Tibet Tour on this transformative 21-day adventure. This extraordinary journey will unveil a tapestry of wonders, leaving you spellbound by this captivating region’s unique beauty and timeless spirit.

Immerse yourself in the vibrant Tibetan culture as you explore Lhasa, the capital city. Stand in the shadow of the Potala Palace, the once-opulent residence of the Dalai Lamas, and feel the echo of history resonate through the centuries. As you wander through the vibrant streets surrounding the Jokhang Temple, immerse yourself in the vibrant energy of Tibetan culture. Delve deeper into the spiritual heart of Tibet by visiting the ancient monasteries of Drepung and Sera, where centuries-old traditions continue to thrive.

Witness the dramatic beauty of the Tibetan landscape as you embark on scenic drives along Yamdrok Lake, gazing at its turquoise waters nestled amidst snow-capped peaks. As you ascend towards Shigatse, the second-largest city in Tibet, prepare to be awestruck by the majestic presence of Mount Everest. Immersed in the chilling silence of Mount Everest’s shadow, a night spent at Base Camp leaves you humbled by the peak’s overwhelming grandeur.

21-day Western Tibet Tour Highlights

  • Explore the cultural and religious treasures of Lhasa.
  • Experience the awe-inspiring magnificence of Mount Everest and the serene Yamdrok Lake.
  • Embark on a sacred pilgrimage around Mount Kailash.
  • Encounter unique wildlife and pristine landscapes.
  • Engage deeply in the rich Tibetan culture and its traditions.
  • Challenge yourself at high altitudes and experience personal growth.

Embrace the sacred pilgrimage route around Mount Kailash, a journey undertaken by countless pilgrims for centuries. Walk alongside devout pilgrims, soak in the serenity of Manasarovar Lake, and discover the intriguing remnants of the Guge Kingdom. Witness the graceful movements of Tibetan gazelles and immerse yourself in the breathtaking vistas of this pristine landscape.

Reach the culmination of your journey at Namtso Lake, a vast expanse of turquoise waters reflecting the majestic Himalayas. Let the serene atmosphere wash over you as you reflect on the transformative experiences you have gathered throughout this unforgettable adventure.

This is no ordinary vacation; it’s a journey of self-discovery and spiritual awakening. Come and join us to discover the enchantment of Western Tibet, creating memories that will stay with you forever.

21-Day Western Tibet Tour Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01: Embracing the Heart of Tibet - Lhasa

    Your Western Tibet Tour begins with your arrival at either the Lhasa Gonggar Airport or the Lhasa Train Station.

    Soaring Through the Sky or Reaching the Heartland:

    • Lhasa Gonggar Airport: Situated 62 kilometers from the city center, the airport offers a breathtaking introduction to Tibet. As you drive towards your hotel, be mesmerized by the magnificent mountain views unfolding. The journey typically takes around an hour.
    • Lhasa Train Station: Nestled within the heart of Lhasa, the train station provides a convenient and direct entry into the city. From here, it’s just a short transfer to your hotel, allowing you to settle in quickly.
    Lhasa Gonggar Airport
    Lhasa Gonggar Airport

    Free Time to Immerse Yourself in Tibetan Life:

    Depending on your arrival time, you might have free time to explore the captivating city of Lhasa. Our knowledgeable guides will be happy to suggest activities that suit your interests, whether visiting ancient temples, browsing through bustling markets or savoring the unique flavors of Tibetan cuisine. Remember that Lhasa is situated at a high altitude of 3,650 meters. Taking the necessary time to acclimatize is essential to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable experience.

    Unveiling the Enchantment of Lhasa:

    After checking in at your hotel, venture out and begin your Lhasa adventure. Explore the vibrant streets, marvel at the architectural marvels of ancient temples, and shop for unique souvenirs. To savor Tibetan culture, treat yourself to a delightful meal at a nearby restaurant. Bakhor Street is a perfect starting point for your culinary adventure. Bakhor Street is an ideal place to start your exploration. This bustling thoroughfare is teeming with pilgrims, locals, and monks, all circumambulating the sacred Jokhang Temple. Immerse yourself in the lively ambiance and observe the profound devotion of Tibetans to their spiritual faith.

    Rest & Relaxation in the Land of the Snows:

    Above all, remember to relax and allow your body to adjust to the high altitude. Take this opportunity to absorb the unique atmosphere of Lhasa and prepare for the exciting adventures that lie ahead. Enjoy your first day in Tibet and allow yourself to be captivated by the magic of this extraordinary land.

    Meals: Not Included
    Accommodation: 3-star Hotel

  • Day 02: Unveiling Lhasa's Sacred Treasures - Potala Palace & Jokhang Temple

    Immerse yourself in the heart of Tibetan culture on this walking tour, exploring the two most sacred sites in Lhasa: the Potala Palace and the Jokhang Temple. This expedition guarantees an unforgettable adventure brimming with cultural understanding, spiritual revelations, and interactions with the local community.

    Ascending to the Majestic Potala Palace:

    Towering over Lhasa, the Potala Palace served as the Dalai Lamas’ residence since the 17th century. Witness the grandeur of this UNESCO World Heritage Site and marvel at its intricate architecture, vibrant murals, and vast collection of artifacts. Explore the Red Palace and the White Palace, delve into the fascinating history of the Dalai Lamas, and be captivated by the exquisite craftsmanship of Tibetan art.

    Potala Palace Lhasa

    Devoutly Exploring Jokhang Temple:

    Step back to the 7th century at the Jokhang Temple, a revered pilgrimage site for Tibetans. Witness the unwavering devotion of pilgrims circumambulating the temple and experience the serene atmosphere filled with chanting and the aroma of incense. Witness the Jowo Shakyamuni Statue, a life-sized representation of Buddha at age 12, adorned with gold and precious gems, in all its splendor.

    Jokhang Temple
    Jokhang Temple

    Strolling Through the Bustling Bakhor Street:

    End your day with a stroll along Bakhor Street, a vibrant pedestrian lane encircling the Jokhang Temple. Immerse yourself in the genuine essence of Tibet as you explore numerous shops offering traditional souvenirs and handicrafts, observe prayer flags dancing in the breeze, and witness the daily life of the local community.

    Bakhor Square
    Bakhor Square

    Highlights of the Tour:

    • Explore two UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple.
    • Discover the history of the Dalai Lamas and the profound spirituality of Tibetan Buddhism.
    • Witness the devotion of pilgrims and experience the serene atmosphere of the temples.
    • Enjoy free time for lunch and mingle with the local Tibetans.
    • Stroll through the vibrant Bakhor Street and immerse yourself in authentic Tibetan culture.

    Unveiling the treasures of Lhasa, this walking tour offers a unique opportunity to experience Tibet’s rich cultural heritage and spiritual essence.

    Meals: Breakfast
    Accommodation: 3-star Hotel

  • Day 3: Unveiling the Monastic Life: Drepung and Sera Monasteries

    This day of the Western Tibet Tour delves into the heart of Tibetan Buddhism with visits to Drepung and Sera Monasteries, two of Lhasa’s most significant monastic institutions. Witness the grandeur of these historical sites, experience the vibrant monastic life, and gain insights into the fascinating practice of monk debates.

    Exploring Drepung Monastery, the World’s Largest:

    Step back and discover Drepung Monastery, once the world’s largest with over 10,000 resident monks. This imposing complex served as the residence of the Dalai Lamas before the Potala Palace and was a vital center for Buddhist learning and scholarship. Explore the various halls, temples, and courtyards, marvel at the architectural wonders, and glimpse the lives of monks who continue to preserve Tibetan traditions.

    Drepung Monastery
    Drepung Monastery

    Free Time for Lunch and Local Interactions:

    After your Drepung Monastery exploration, enjoy free time for lunch. This provides an opportunity to refuel and explore the surrounding area, indulge in delicious local cuisine, and interact with friendly Tibetan people.

    Witnessing the Lively Debates at Sera Monastery:

    In the afternoon, head to Sera Monastery, founded in the 15th century by a disciple of Tsongkhapa, the founder of Gelugpa Buddhism. This monastery is renowned for its unique practice of monk debates, a cornerstone of Buddhist learning. Observe lively debates as monks convene under courtyard trees, engaging in spirited discussions to enhance their comprehension of Buddhist philosophy and scriptures.

    Monks - Sera Monastery
    Monks – Sera Monastery
    Mandala Sera Monastery
    Sand Mandala – Sera Monastery

    Highlights of the Tour:

    • Explore Drepung Monastery, once the world’s largest, and discover its rich history.
    • Gain insights into the monastic life and the daily activities of monks.
    • Marvel at the architectural wonders of both monasteries and their spiritual significance.
    • Enjoy free time for lunch and explore the vibrant local scene.
    • Witness the fascinating practice of monk debates at Sera Monastery.

    Join this day trip for a unique chance to connect with Lhasa’s spiritual core and deepen your understanding of Tibetan Buddhism and its monastic customs.

    Meals: Breakfast
    Accommodation: 3-star Hotel

  • Day 04: A Journey Through Breathtaking Landscapes and Sacred Sites

    Embrace the majesty of Tibet on a thrilling drive from Lhasa to Shigatse, encountering stunning natural wonders and sacred landmarks.

    Ascending to Breathtaking Heights:

    Prepare to be awestruck as we climb to Kamba La Pass, perched at a staggering 4,800 meters (15,750 ft). Capture panoramic vistas of the majestic Himalayas and witness the raw beauty of Tibet’s landscape unfold before your eyes.

    Prayer's Flag at Kamba La Pass
    Prayer’s Flag at Kamba La Pass
    Bus at Kamba La Pass
    Bus at Kamba La Pass

    A Turquoise Jewel:

    Next, we encounter the mesmerizing Yamdrok Lake, a sacred haven renowned for enchanting turquoise waters. Immerse yourself in the serene atmosphere and be captivated by its captivating beauty.

    Frozen Giants:

    En route to Gyantse, we take a moment to admire the magnificent glaciers adorn the landscape. Witness these natural wonders’ sheer scale and power and capture their icy grandeur on camera.

    Monasteries and Marvels:

    Upon arrival in Gyantse, we delve into the city’s rich heritage. Explore the Gyantse Monastery, a remarkable architectural masterpiece, and marvel at the Kumbum stupa, the largest stupa in Tibet, a testament to the region’s spiritual significance.

    Resting in Shigatse:

    Our day concludes with a relaxing overnight stay in Shigatse, the second-largest city in Tibet. Settle in at your hotel, reflecting on the day’s unforgettable experiences and preparing for the exciting adventures.

    Meals: Breakfast
    Accommodation: 3-star Hotel

  • Day 5: Chasing Everest's Shadow - A Night at the Foot of the World's Highest Peak

    Prepare to be awestruck as we embark on a thrilling journey towards the iconic Everest Base Camp, nestled amidst the world’s tallest mountains.

    Through the Roof of the World:

    Our route winds through towering Himalayan ranges, taking us across high passes that offer breathtaking panoramas of snow-capped peaks and rugged landscapes. Capture stunning images of these majestic mountains and witness the sheer scale of the Himalayas.

    Everest Base Camp Tibet
    Everest Base Camp Tibet

    In the Footsteps of Legends:

    Along the way, we stop at strategic viewpoints to admire the majestic Mount Everest from different angles. Get ready to be humbled by this iconic peak’s sheer size and grandeur, a beacon for explorers and adventurers for generations.

    Camping by the Giant:

    By evening, we had arrived at a comfortable tent camp near the Everest Base Camp. Enjoy the unique experience of staying amidst the Himalayas and prepare for an unforgettable night under the stars, with the breathtaking silhouette of Mount Everest keeping watch.

    A Touch of Spirituality:

    If time and weather conditions permit, we also have the opportunity to visit the renowned Rongbuk Monastery. This remarkable Tibetan Buddhist monastery, perched at the highest altitude in the world, offers a glimpse into the spiritual life of those who dedicate themselves to living amidst these incredible surroundings.

    Dining with a View:

    Enjoy a delicious dinner and breakfast at the tent camp, served from their English menu. Savor the local cuisine while marveling at the breathtaking views of the mountains and the ever-present Mount Everest.

    This day is a memorable part of your adventure, providing unmatched views of Mount Everest and an unforgettable night beneath the starry sky in the presence of the world’s tallest peak.

    Meals: Dinner
    Accommodation: Guesthouse/Tented Camp

  • Day 06: Unveiling the Wilderness - Saga and Beyond

    Our journey continues today as we drive to Saga, a charming town nestled amidst the vast Tibetan grasslands.

    Tranquility by the Lake:

    En route, we encounter the captivating Phelku Tso Lake, a serene haven embraced by snow-capped peaks. Capture the mirror-like reflections of the mountains and immerse yourself in the tranquility of this alpine oasis.

    Meeting the Untamed Giant:

    Keep your eyes peeled for the towering Shishapangma, a formidable 8,000-meter (8027 m) mountain. Witness this untamed giant’s raw power and beauty as we drive past its impressive slopes.

    Panoramic Grasslands:

    Next, we ascend to a high pass, offering breathtaking panoramic views of the vast Tibetan grasslands. Capture the rolling plains, scattered yurts, and grazing yak herds that depict traditional Tibetan life.

    Saga Grassland
    Saga Grassland

    Reaching Saga:

    Our day concludes in Saga, a town that serves as a gateway to the remote regions of western Tibet. Enjoy a delicious dinner at your hotel and reflect on the incredible experiences you’ve had so far.

    This day offers a glimpse into the diverse landscapes of Tibet, from serene lakes and towering mountains to the vastness of the grasslands, ending with a relaxing evening in Saga.

    Sunset in Saga
    Sunset in Saga

    Meals: Not Included
    Accommodation: Guesthouse

  • Day 07: Embracing the Sacred - Manasarovar Lake and Darchen

    Our journey continues today with a pilgrimage to the sacred Manasarovar Lake and Darchen, the gateway to Mount Kailash.

    Through Diverse Landscapes:

    As we depart Saga, prepare to be mesmerized by the stunning vistas of the Saga Valley, nestled between the majestic Gangdise and the Himalayan Ranges. Witness the dramatic shift in scenery as we encounter a surprising desert area with dunes, adding a unique touch to the Tibetan landscape.

    Crossing the Mayum La Pass:

    Ascend to the Mayum La Pass, perched at a breathtaking altitude of 5,112 meters (16,772 ft). From this vantage point, marvel at the spectacular sight of Mount Naimonanyi, a towering peak reaching 7,694 meters (25,243 ft).

    Mayum La Pass
    Mayum La Pass

    The Enigmatic Rakshas-Tal Lake:

    Next, we encounter the enigmatic Rakshas-Tal Lake, known for its vibrant yet salty waters. This eerie yet captivating lake, nicknamed the “dead lake,” offers a unique contrast to the other pristine waters of the region.

    Rakshas-Tal Lake
    Rakshas-Tal Lake

    A Glimpse of the Holy:

    In the evening, we finally arrived at the sacred Manasarovar Lake. Pause for a moment to embrace the peaceful ambiance and acknowledge the spiritual importance of this sacred lake, revered by Hindus, Buddhists, Jains, and Bonpos alike.

    Manasarovar Lake and Mount Kailash
    Manasarovar Lake and Mount Kailash

    Gateway to the Sacred Mountain:

    Afterward, our journey takes us to Darchen, a charming village nestled at the southern base of Mount Kailash. This village is the starting point for the sacred Mount Kailash trek, a pilgrimage route countless devotees have undertaken for centuries.

    Resting for the Ascent:

    We will spend the night at a guesthouse in Darchen, allowing you to rest and prepare for the upcoming trek. Reflect on your incredible experiences and anticipate the journey ahead as you embark on a sacred adventure.

    This day promises a tapestry of stunning landscapes, cultural encounters, and spiritual experiences, setting the stage for the highlight of your journey – the trek around Mount Kailash.

    Meals: Not Included
    Accommodation: Guesthouse

  • Day 8: Embracing the Sacred Path - Mount Kailash Kora Trek, Day 1

    Begin your journey of circumambulation around Mount Kailash, a sacred pilgrimage undertaken by countless devotees for centuries.

    An Early Start:

    As dawn breaks, your trek begins with a clockwise walk around Mount Kailash. Departing from the village of Darchen, you will head west, passing the central prayer pole, a symbol of respect and devotion to the holy mountain.

    Sky Burial Site:

    Shortly after, they encounter the sky burial site, a significant area where Tibetans practice their unique celestial burial. Observe this sacred tradition respectfully and gain an insight into Tibetan beliefs and customs.

    First Steps on the Holy Path:

    Continue your trek westward, passing through rolling hills and rocky terrain. Enjoy the serene atmosphere and the breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape.

    Trekkers in the Kora, Kailash
    Trekkers in the Kora, Kailash

    A Welcomed Break:

    Reach the first tea shop on the trail, a welcome respite to enjoy a delicious lunch and rehydrate. Share stories and experiences with fellow pilgrims and soak in the camaraderie of the journey.

    Ascending to Dira Puk Monastery:

    In the afternoon, your trek continues uphill to Dira Puk Monastery, perched at 4,830 meters (15,846 ft). This beautiful monastery offers stunning views of Mount Kailash’s majestic north face, providing an unforgettable sight as you settle in for the night.

    In and around Dira Puk
    In and around Dira Puk

    A Night of Reflection:

    Enjoy a comfortable night’s stay in a guesthouse at Dira Puk Monastery. Reflect on the day’s experiences and the spiritual significance of your pilgrimage. As you gaze upon the majestic Mount Kailash under the starry sky, prepare for the next day’s journey on the sacred path.

    This day marks the start of your transformative journey around Mount Kailash, offering a unique blend of physical challenge, spiritual enlightenment, and cultural immersion.

    Meals: Not Included
    Accommodation: Guesthouse

  • Day 09: Summiting the Sacred Pass - Mount Kailash Kora Trek, Day 2

    Prepare for a challenging and rewarding day as you tackle the highest point on the Mount Kailash Kora trek.

    Early Morning Ascent:

    As the sun rises, your journey continues with a climb to the highest pass on the trek. After breakfast at a local tea house, embark on the ascent to Dolma La Pass, standing at a staggering 5,630 meters (18,600 ft).

    Dolma La Pass
    Dolma La Pass, perched at an elevation of 5,630 meters (18,471 feet), is revered as one of Tibet’s highest and most sacred passes, often encountered during the spiritual pilgrimage around Mount Kailash.

    Reaching the Summit:

    The climb is demanding, but the breathtaking views from the top are worth every step. Witness the majestic panoramas of snow-capped mountains, pristine lakes, and rolling valleys, capturing the essence of the Tibetan landscape.

    A Sea of Prayer Flags:

    Be mesmerized by the vibrant prayer flags that flutter in the wind at the summit. These colorful flags carry the prayers and aspirations of countless pilgrims, adding a touch of spirituality to the already awe-inspiring scenery.

    Descent and Refueling:

    After soaking in the breathtaking views, descend the pass and cross a river, heading towards the next tea shop. Enjoy a well-deserved lunch as you refuel and prepare for the afternoon’s trek.

    Reaching Zutulphuk Monastery:

    Continue your journey to Zutulphuk Monastery, nestled amidst the stunning landscape. This ancient monastery offers a tranquil setting to rest and reflect on the day’s experiences.

    ZutulPuk Gompa & Milarepa’s Miracle Cave
    ZutulPuk Gompa & Milarepa’s Miracle Cave

    Overnight Stay:

    Settle in for a night’s stay at a guesthouse in Zutulphuk Monastery. Share stories and experiences with fellow pilgrims under the starlit sky, reflecting on the day’s challenges and spiritual rewards.

    This day offers a unique combination of physical exertion, breathtaking views, and spiritual encounters, making it a truly memorable day on your Mount Kailash pilgrimage.

    Meals: Not Included
    Accommodation: Guesthouse

  • Day 10: A Relaxing Finale - Mount Kailash Kora Trek, Day 3

    Embrace the final day of your Mount Kailash Kora trek, enjoying a leisurely walk through a breathtaking valley.

    Scenic Stroll:

    After two days of challenging terrain and high altitude, today’s trek offers a welcome change of pace. Immerse yourself in the beauty of a picturesque valley, following a mountain river and enjoying the peaceful serenity of the surrounding landscape.

    Eastward Views:

    As you walk, appreciate the stunning views of the east side of Mount Kailash. Witness the ever-changing mountain face and capture its majestic beauty differently.

    Completing the Kora:

    Embrace a sense of accomplishment as you complete the Mount Kailash Kora trek, a spiritual journey undertaken by countless pilgrims for centuries. Take time to reflect on the challenges you have overcome, the spiritual insights you have gained, and your unique experiences.

    Return to Darchen:

    Your trek concludes in Darchen, where you started your pilgrimage. Check in to your hotel and enjoy the comfort of a hot shower, available for an additional fee, as you unwind and reflect on your journey.

    Celebrate your accomplishments with fellow pilgrims and share stories over a delicious dinner. As the sun sets on Mount Kailash, cherish the memories you have made and the spiritual transformation you have experienced.

    This final day offers a peaceful conclusion to your Mount Kailash Kora trek, allowing you to savor the journey’s many rewards and set off with a renewed sense of peace and contentment.

    Meals: Not Included
    Accommodation: Guesthouse

  • Day 11: Embracing Serenity - Lake Manasarovar and Chiu Monastery

    After completing the challenging yet rewarding Mount Kailash Kora trek, today offers a day of relaxation and spiritual rejuvenation by the holy Lake Manasarovar.

    A Tranquil Oasis:

    Drive from Darchen to the pristine shores of Lake Manasarovar, nestled at 4,558 meters (14,957 ft). This sacred lake, revered by Hindus, Buddhists, Jains, and Bonpos, emanates a profound sense of peace and tranquility.

    Rest and Replenish:

    After the strenuous trek, enjoy a well-deserved rest on the lake shore. Enjoy the awe-inspiring sights of snow-covered mountains mirrored in the pristine waters, letting the tranquility of the setting envelop you.

    Observing the Wildlife:

    In the summer months, observe the elegant dance of swans on the lake’s surface, enhancing the already enchanting landscape with a touch of magic.

    A Sanctuary of Devotion:

    Observe Tibetan and Hindu pilgrims circumambulating the lake, chanting prayers, and offering devotion. Immerse yourself in the spiritual atmosphere and allow the sacredness of the place to touch your soul.

    Night by the Chiu Monastery:

    For the night, settle into a comfortable guesthouse or dormitory room at the Chiu Monastery. This ancient monastery offers a peaceful setting to reflect on the experiences of the trek and the spiritual significance of Lake Manasarovar.

    Embrace the calmness of the environment, exchange stories with fellow pilgrims, and immerse yourself in the splendor of the sacred lake. This day serves as a tranquil epilogue to your Mount Kailash pilgrimage.

    Chiu Monastery
    Chiu Monastery

    Meals: Not Included
    Accommodation: Guesthouse

  • Day 12: Unveiling the Treasures of the Guge Kingdom

    Start a Western Tibet Tour through time and discover the remnants of the ancient Guge Kingdom, culminating in a visit to the majestic Torling Monastery.

    Winding Road to the Past:

    Our day begins with a scenic drive towards the former Guge Kingdom, now known as Tsamda County. While the distance is relatively short (290 km), the journey through winding mountain roads offers stunning views and takes approximately 6-7 hours.

    Guge Kingdom
    Guge Kingdom

    Entering the Land of Legends:

    By late afternoon, we arrive in Tsamda, the county’s capital, where we encounter the magnificent Torling Monastery. Founded in the 10th century by Richen Zangpo, this once-grand monastery held a prominent position as the religious center of the Guge Kingdom.

    A Legacy of Faith:

    Although the Guge Kingdom relocated its capital closer to trade routes, Tholing Monastery flourished as a vibrant center of Tibetan Buddhism. Today, it is a testament to the region’s rich cultural heritage and a cherished treasure of Ngari Prefecture.

    Exploring the Monastery Grounds:

    Step into the hallowed halls of Tholing Monastery and marvel at its intricate architecture and vibrant murals. Dive into the tranquil atmosphere and gain a deeper understanding of the lives of monks who diligently uphold the monastery’s customs.

    Sunset over Tholing Gompa (Monastery)
    Sunset over Tholing Gompa (Monastery)

    Unveiling Ancient Secrets:

    As you explore the monastery grounds, imagine the Guge Kingdom’s bustling life and the stories within its walls. The air seems to whisper tales of forgotten emperors, devoted monks, and the rise and fall of a once-powerful kingdom.

    An Evening of Reflection:

    As the sun dips below the horizon, take a moment to reflect on the day’s experiences. The echoes of the past mingle with the present, offering a glimpse into the Guge Kingdom’s enduring legacy and faith’s enduring power.

    This day promises a captivating journey through history and culture, offering a unique opportunity to connect with Tibet’s ancient spirit and the Guge Kingdom’s enduring legacy.

    Meals: Not Included
    Accommodation: Guesthouse

  • Day 13: Unveiling the Secrets of Guge Kingdom

    Immerse yourself in the history and grandeur of the Guge Kingdom, exploring the ruins of its ancient capital and the sacred Tholing Monastery.

    A Journey Through Time:

    Our day begins with a short drive to Tsaparang, the former capital of the Guge Kingdom. This once-thriving city, perched atop a 300-meter-tall hill overlooking the Xiangquan River, offers a glimpse into a bygone era.


    Exploring the Ruins:

    As you walk amongst the ruins of the Guge Kingdom, let your imagination wander. Picture the bustling streets, the royal palaces, and the vibrant life that once pulsated within these walls. Marvel at the architectural remnants, including the grand palace ruins, and allow them to whisper tales of the kingdom’s glory.

    The Whispers of the Past:

    Wander through the abandoned houses and temples, imagining the whispers of the past echoing through the air. Each brick and stone carries a story waiting to be discovered by those who take the time to listen.

    A Journey to Tholing:

    In the afternoon, we drive back to Tholing, a significant pilgrimage site and the former religious center of the Guge Kingdom. Founded in the 10th century, the Tholing Monastery boasts stunning architecture and a rich history.

    A Spiritual Oasis:

    Immerse yourself in the serene atmosphere of Tholing Monastery. Explore the intricately decorated halls, admire the vibrant murals, and encounter the resident monks. Let the serenity of the environment envelop you as you tune into the spiritual energy of the monastery.

    On the way to Tholing Monastery
    On the way to Tholing Monastery

    A Night of Reflections:

    As the day draws closer, settle in for a comfortable overnight stay at the monastery guesthouse. Reflect on the day’s experiences, the grandeur of the Guge Kingdom, and the enduring power of faith and tradition.

    This day presents an extraordinary chance to explore the core of Tibetan history, culture, and spirituality, leaving you with a lasting impression of the Guge Kingdom and its enduring legacy.

    Meals: Not Included
    Accommodation: Guesthouse

  • Day 14: Farewell to the West - Clay Forest and Shiquanhe Town

    Embrace the final leg of your journey as we travel from Tsada to Shiquanhe town, witnessing the remarkable Clay Forest and soaking in the unique culture of Ngari’s capital.

    Scenic Drives and Natural Wonders:

    Our journey unfolds on a scenic drive covering approximately 200 kilometers. As we leave Tsada behind, prepare to be captivated by the breathtaking landscapes of Western Tibet. Watch for the awe-inspiring Clay Forest, a geological marvel sculpted by crustal movement within the Xiangquan River Canyon.

    Xiangquan River
    Xiangquan River

    A Geological Masterpiece:

    The Clay Forest is a unique and mesmerizing landscape. Witness the towering clay formations rising from the earth, sculpted by millions of years of erosion and weathering into whimsical shapes and vibrant colors. This natural wonder offers a glimpse into the region’s geological history and will amaze you.

    Reaching Shiquanhe Town:

    By late afternoon, we arrive in Shiquanhe town, the capital city of Ngari prefecture. This bustling town marks our final stop in a major city in Western Tibet. Here, you can explore the local markets, try authentic Tibetan dishes, and immerse yourself in the lively ambiance of this distinctive town.

    Immersion in Local Culture:

    Wander through the streets of Shiquanhe and experience the authentic Tibetan culture firsthand. Interact with the friendly locals, admire the colorful prayer flags adorning the streets, and immerse yourself in the region’s rich heritage.

    A Night of Rest and Reflection:

    Following a day brimming with amazing sights and adventures, enjoy a comfortable overnight stay in Shiquanhe Town. Reflect on the unforgettable memories you have gathered during your journey through Western Tibet. Savor the unique flavors of local cuisine and enjoy the warmth of Tibetan hospitality.

    On the way to Shiquanhe
    On the way to Shiquanhe

    This final day offers a blend of breathtaking natural wonders, cultural immersion, and a chance to reflect on the transformative experiences of your journey. As we say goodbye to the West, we take the memories and wisdom gained with us, leaving a part of our hearts in Tibet’s majestic landscapes and dynamic culture.

    Meals: Not Included
    Accommodation: Guesthouse

  • Day 15: Unveiling the Untamed Wilds - Changthang Grassland and Gerze

    Our Western Tibet Tour continues today, leading us into the heart of the Changthang Grassland, a vast region renowned for its stunning scenery, distinctive wildlife, and nomadic traditions.

    Embarking from Shiquanhe:

    Leaving Shiquanhe Town behind, we embark on a scenic drive towards Gegye, a county nestled amidst the sprawling Changthang Grassland. While traveling through this elevated plateau, get ready to be mesmerized by the unspoiled beauty of the natural world.

    Encountering Wildlife Treasures:

    Keep your eyes peeled for the awe-inspiring wildlife that thrives in this harsh yet captivating environment. Spot herds of wild Tibetan donkeys, Tibetan antelopes, and Tibetan gazelles gracefully traversing the grasslands. These majestic creatures are a testament to the resilience of life in this unique ecosystem.

    A Landscape of Enchantment:

    The Changthang Grassland is home to diverse wildlife and boasts breathtaking scenery. Witness the endless expanse of rolling hills punctuated by numerous unnamed lakes, mountain passes, and snow-capped peaks that pierce the azure sky. This captivating panorama is sure to leave you speechless.


    A Glimpse into Nomadic Life:

    Along the way, we encounter a substantial saline lake, a vital source of salt for the nomadic communities of the region. Observe trucks being loaded with supplies, offering a glimpse into the everyday life of these resilient people who have adapted to the harsh conditions of the Changthang.

    Reaching Gerze:

    By late afternoon, we arrive in Gerze, a small town at the edge of the Changthang Grassland. This town acts as an entry point to the distant areas of western Tibet and provides a peek into the distinct culture and customs of the local inhabitants.

    Resting for the Next Adventure:

    After a day of breathtaking landscapes and wildlife encounters, settle in for a comfortable overnight stay in Gerze. Reflect on the day’s experiences and prepare for the exciting adventures as we delve deeper into the heart of the Tibetan wilderness.

    Changthang Grassland
    Changthang Grassland

    This day promises a unique blend of natural wonders, wildlife encounters, and cultural immersion, offering a glimpse into the untamed beauty and spirit of the Changthang Grassland.

    Meals: Not Included
    Accommodation: Guesthouse

  • Day 16: Unveiling the Jewels of Western Tibet - Wildlife, Lakes, and Nomadic Life

    Embrace a day of unparalleled beauty as we journey from Gerze to Nima, encountering rare wildlife, captivating lakes, and the unique culture of nomadic communities.

    A Realm of Untamed Beauty:

    Departing from Gerze, we venture deeper into the sparsely populated Northern Ngari region, where the landscape unfolds before you in its raw, untamed beauty. Keep your eyes peeled for rare wildlife that thrive in this pristine environment, including Tibetan gazelles, marmots, Black-Necked Cranes, and Wild Donkeys.

    Desert sand dunes along the Brahmaputra river
    Desert sand dunes along the Brahmaputra river

    A Palette of Colors:

    As we travel beyond Tsochen County, the landscape transforms into a mesmerizing spectacle. Behold the vibrant mountains, painted in red, green, and yellow hues, a testament to the region’s rich mineral deposits. These colorful peaks starkly contrast the vastness of the surrounding grasslands, creating a genuinely captivating panorama.

    Zhari Namtso Lake – A Haven for Wildlife:

    As our journey progresses, we reach the breathtaking Zhari Namtso Lake, renowned as the largest high-altitude Seling lake in Ngari. This pristine lake is a haven for diverse wildlife, including Tibetan cashmere goats, who thrive in its favorable environment. Observe the mesmerizing interplay of light and water as the sun dances upon the lake’s surface, creating an unforgettable scene.

    Reaching Nima – A Gateway to Nomadic Life:

    Our journey concludes in Nima town, a gateway to the nomadic communities that call this region home. Here, you will be able to interact with the locals, learn about their unique traditions and way of life, and gain a deeper appreciation for their resilience and adaptability to the harsh yet captivating environment.

    Reflecting on the Day’s Wonders:

    As the sun dips below the rugged terrain, prepare for a cozy overnight stay in Nima. Reflect on the day’s remarkable experiences, the awe-inspiring wildlife, and the captivating beauty of the Zhari Namtso Lake. This day serves as a reminder of the vastness and wonder that awaits us as we continue our exploration of Western Tibet.

    Zhari Namtso Lake
    Zhari Namtso Lake

    This day promises a unique blend of natural wonders, wildlife encounters, and cultural immersion, leaving you with lasting memories of the untamed beauty and nomadic spirit of Western Tibet.

    Meals: Not Included
    Accommodation: Guesthouse

  • Day 17: Embracing the Serenity of the Wanpo Paradise

    Our journey culminates today with a visit to the sacred Thara Yumtso Lake and the idyllic Wanpo South Village, offering a glimpse into the timeless traditions and serene beauty of Western Tibet.

    Encountering Sacred Waters:

    This afternoon, we embark on a journey to Thara Yumtso Lake, a mesmerizing turquoise oasis nestled amidst the stunning landscape. This lake is highly respected by Bon religion followers and is seen as just as holy as Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarovar. Witness the enchanting sight of its waters, which are said to change color thrice daily, adding to the lake’s mystical aura.

    A Hidden Paradise:

    Facing the lake and nestled amidst the majestic Dagoer Snow Mountain lies Wanpo South Village, a secluded haven veiled in natural beauty. This charming village offers a glimpse into a unique fusion of nomadic and farming traditions. Here, life unfolds at a peaceful pace, untouched by the haste of the modern world.

    A Self-Sufficient Sanctuary:

    Stroll through the village’s winding lanes and witness the fertile fields where barley, potatoes, rapeseed, and bok choy flourish. These crops not only contribute to the village’s self-sufficiency but also add to its idyllic charm. At an altitude of 4,500 meters, Wanpo South Village truly earns its name: the “Wanpo Paradise.”

    Immersion in Local Culture:

    As you explore the village, immerse yourself in the warmth and hospitality of the local people. Witness their timeless way of life, observe their traditional attire, and listen to their stories passed down through generations. This cultural exchange offers a deeper understanding of the region’s rich heritage and the enduring spirit of its people.

    A Night of Tranquility:

    As the sun sets over the Dagoer Snow Mountain, settle in for a restful overnight stay in the heart of the Wanpo Paradise. Let the serenity of the surroundings wash over you as you reflect on the unforgettable experiences of your journey through Western Tibet.

    This day provides a beautiful conclusion to your journey, leaving you with enduring memories of the sacred lake, the delightful village, and the age-old traditions that persist in this remote corner of the world.

    Meals: Not Included
    Accommodation: Guesthouse

  • Day 18: Farewell to the Wilds - Tibetan Gazelles, Serling Tso, and Banga

    Embrace the final day of your Western Tibet Tour as we encounter majestic wildlife, visit the enigmatic Serling Tso, and conclude our adventure in the charming town of Banga.

    A Morning of Enchantment:

    Rise early today and bid farewell to the idyllic Wanpo South Village. As we depart, please keep your eyes peeled for the graceful Tibetan gazelles, their presence a symbol of the region’s unique biodiversity. Witness these beautiful creatures grazing amidst the vast landscapes, leaving you with a lasting impression of their resilience and beauty.

    Serling Tso – The Enigmatic Lake:

    By noon, we arrive at Serling Tso, the second-largest saline lake in northern Tibet. This enigmatic body of water, known as the “Demon Lake” by the locals, holds a special place in Tibetan lore. Its unique composition and stark beauty continue to captivate visitors and fuel local legends.

    Serling Tso Lake
    Serling Tso Lake

    Nature’s Majestic Display:

    As we journey along the northern bank of Serling Tso, we witness the mesmerizing dance of Tibetan antelopes and gazelles. These majestic creatures graze and play at the water’s edge, creating a scene of unparalleled beauty and harmony. This last encounter with the varied wildlife of the region leaves an enduring mark of the natural marvels that flourish in Western Tibet.

    A Final Rest in Banga:

    Our journey concludes in the charming town of Banga. Here, you’ll have a chance to rest and reflect on the unforgettable experiences of the past 18 days. Savor the memories of the breathtaking landscapes, captivating cultures, and unique encounters with wildlife.

    As the sun sinks below the horizon, say goodbye to the marvels of Western Tibet. Keep the memories of this transformative voyage close to your heart, forever treasuring the beauty and essence of this remarkable region.

    This final day serves as a fitting conclusion to your adventure, offering a final glimpse into the natural treasures and cultural richness of Western Tibet.

    Meals: Not Included
    Accommodation: Guesthouse

  • Day 19: Embracing the Heavenly Lake - Namtso and Tashi Island

    Embrace the penultimate day of your Tibetan adventure with a journey to the awe-inspiring Namtso Lake and a breathtaking climb to Tashi Island.

    A Scenic Drive to the Heavenly Lake:

    Our day begins with a scenic drive from Banga, approximately 3-4 hours, leading us to the shores of the magnificent Namtso Lake. Revered as the “Heavenly Lake” in Tibetan tradition, Namtso is the largest salt lake in Tibet, renowned for its captivating turquoise waters and the snow-capped peaks that encircle it.

    Namtso Lake
    Namtso Lake

    A Peninsula Paradise:

    Upon arrival, we head to Tashi Island, a scenic peninsula jutting into the lake. This sacred site offers stunning panoramic views of Namtso, fully allowing you to appreciate the lake’s vastness and unparalleled beauty. As you wander the island, breathe in the fresh air and feel the serene atmosphere wash over you.

    An Ascent to Breathtaking Heights:

    For those seeking an even more exhilarating experience, climb to the mountaintop on Tashi Island. This challenging yet rewarding climb will reward you with breathtaking panoramic vistas. Witness the turquoise waters of Namtso stretching out before you, surrounded by the majestic snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas.

    A Night of Rest and Reflection:

    After a day filled with awe-inspiring scenery and spiritual encounters, we headed to Damshung for a comfortable overnight stay. Reflect on the day’s experiences and cherish the memories of the mesmerizing Namtso Lake and the captivating Tashi Island.

    Tashi Dor Peninsula at Namtso Lake
    Tashi Dor Peninsula at Namtso Lake

    This penultimate day offers a unique opportunity to witness the natural wonders of Tibet and connect with the spiritual essence of the region. Prepare your heart and soul for the final day of your journey, which promises to be an unforgettable experience.

    Meals: Not Included
    Accommodation: Guesthouse

  • Day 20: A Refreshing Farewell - Yangpachen Hot Springs and Lhasa

    As your Western Tibet Tour concludes, embrace a day of relaxation and rejuvenation at the renowned Yangpachen Hot Springs before returning to Lhasa.

    A Morning of Renewal:

    Our final day begins with a scenic drive back to Lhasa. We stop at the Yangpachen Hot Spring, a natural oasis known for its soothing geothermal waters. Immerse yourself in the warmth and let the stress and fatigue melt away.

    Yangpachen Hot Spring areal view
    Yangpachen Hot Spring areal view
    Yangpachen Hot Spring
    Yangpachen Hot Spring

    Indulge in Relaxation:

    The hot spring complex offers a variety of options, with both indoor and outdoor pools available. Each pool boasts a high temperature, ranging from 47°C to 50°C (117°F to 122°F), providing a therapeutic and relaxing experience. Choose to bask in the sunshine under the expansive Tibetan sky or enjoy the comfort of the luxurious indoor pools.

    Rejuvenate Mind and Body:

    Whether you choose to soak alone or share the experience with fellow travelers, the Yangpachen Hot Springs offers a perfect way to unwind after an unforgettable journey through the wonders of Tibet. Let the warm water soothe your muscles, clear your mind, and prepare you to return to Lhasa.

    Returning to the City of Light:

    After the relaxing experience at the hot springs, we continued our journey to Lhasa, the bustling capital city of Tibet. As you arrive, take a moment to reflect on the transformative experiences you have gathered over the past 20 days.

    This final day offers a perfect blend of relaxation and reflection, allowing you to bid farewell to Tibet’s natural beauty and cultural richness with a renewed sense of peace and rejuvenation.

    Meals: Not Included
    Accommodation: 3-star Hotel

  • Day 21 – Departure From Lhasa

    As your incredible journey in Lhasa draws close, it’s time to prepare for your departure. Here’s what you need to know:

    Airport and Train Station Transfers:

    Airport: The drive to the airport takes approximately one hour.

    Train Station: Reaching the train station takes around thirty minutes.

    Check-in Times:

    International Flights: If you’re flying to Nepal, we recommend arriving at the airport three hours before your scheduled departure time. This allows ample time for check-in, security checks, and boarding.
    Domestic Flights: For domestic flights, arriving two hours before departure is sufficient for a smooth check-in process.

    Helpful Tips:

    • Double-check your flight or train details: Ensure you have the correct departure time, terminal number (for airports), and platform number (for train stations).
    • Prepare your luggage: Pack your bags the day before your departure to avoid any last-minute stress.
    • Confirm your transfer arrangements: If you have booked a transfer to the airport or train station, contact them to reconfirm your pick-up time and location.
    • Have the contact information readily available: Carry your travel documents, including your passport, boarding pass or train ticket, and visa (if needed).
    • Exchange leftover currency: Convert any remaining Chinese yuan to your home currency before leaving Lhasa.

    Remember, it’s wise to be well-prepared and arrive at the Lhasa airport or Lhasa train station a minimum of three hours before your departure. This way, you can unwind and prevent unnecessary stress on your day of travel.

    Enjoy your journey and safe travels!


What's included

  • Comprehensive Travel Permits
  • Accommodations are provided double occupancy, encompassing hotels, guesthouses, and tent camps. Dormitory-style rooms will be available at Everest, with guesthouses at Manasarovar Lake and during the trek.
  • Complimentary breakfasts when staying at hotels in Lhasa and Shigatse.
  • Convenient airport pick-up and drop-off services.
  • Ground transportation throughout the trip in a well-maintained and comfortable vehicle.
  • The presence of an English-speaking Tibetan guide enhances your travel experience.
  • Admission fees and tickets to access various attraction sites and monasteries as per the outlined itinerary.
  • A First Aid Kit is available to ensure your safety.
  • Provision of oxygen supply, precious for high-altitude regions.

What is excluded

  • Passport and Chinese visa fees
  • International airfare to and from China or Nepal
  • Photography fees inside monasteries
  • Flight or train tickets to Tibet
  • Lunch and dinner in the cities and all meals outside of Lhasa and Shigatse
  • Travel insurance
  • Medical expenses
  • Tips for guides and drivers
  • Porter, horse, or yak fees during trekking
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, shopping, phone calls, etc.



Throughout the 21-Day Western Tibet Tour, travelers will predominantly stay in 3-star hotels and guesthouses, ensuring a comfortable and authentic experience. The accommodations have been carefully selected to balance comfort, convenience, and local character.

  1. Lhasa: The tour starts with accommodation in a 3-star hotel in Lhasa, offering modern amenities and a comfortable base for exploring the city.
  2. On the Road (Shigatse, Saga, Darchen, etc.): In towns like Shigatse, Saga, and Darchen, guesthouses are the standard accommodation. These are simpler than city hotels but provide essential comforts and a deeper immersion into Tibetan culture.
  3. Everest Base Camp & Mount Kailash Trek: Near Everest Base Camp and during the Mount Kailash Kora Trek, overnight stays will be in tented camps or basic guesthouses. These accommodations are more about the experience and location than luxury, offering a unique way to connect with the stunning natural surroundings.
  4. Remote Areas (Guge Kingdom, Changthang Grassland, etc.): Accommodations will be in local guesthouses in more remote areas like the Guge Kingdom and Changthang Grassland. These stays offer basic amenities and are an opportunity to experience the local way of life.
  5. Special Locations (Namtso Lake, Yangpachen Hot Springs): At special locations like Namtso Lake and near Yangpachen Hot Springs, the accommodation will be in guesthouses or dormitory-style rooms, providing a rustic yet memorable experience.


The tour includes daily breakfasts, ensuring a nourishing start to each day. For lunches and dinners, travelers can explore local cuisine on their own, offering flexibility and a chance to engage with the local food culture.

  1. Lhasa & Major Towns: In Lhasa and other major towns, various dining options are available, from local Tibetan dishes to international cuisine, catering to different tastes and dietary requirements.
  2. On the Trek & Remote Areas: Meal options might be limited during the treks and in remote areas. Local guesthouses and tented camps typically serve traditional Tibetan and Nepalese dishes, providing an authentic culinary experience.
  3. Unique Dining Experiences: The tour offers unique dining experiences, such as enjoying a meal with a view of Mount Everest or savoring local delicacies by Lake Manasarovar.
  4. Self-Exploration: Travelers are encouraged to explore local eateries and markets for lunches and dinners. This self-exploration allows for a more immersive experience and supports local businesses.

Note: Travelers must be mindful of the high-altitude locations and choose meals that aid in acclimatization. You have to drink plenty of water and keep your body hydrated. Following a balanced diet is essential in such environments.

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    5 Star Rating

    Based on 5 Reviews

    Kristen D. Kyle
    Stockton, CA
    5 Star Rating


    A Journey of a Lifetime

    The 21-Day Western Tibet Tour was an unforgettable experience. From the majestic Potala Palace to the serene Everest Base Camp, every day was filled with awe and wonder. The guesthouses were cozy, offering a real taste of Tibetan hospitality. The highlight for me was the Mount Kailash Kora Trek – challenging yet incredibly rewarding. Meals were a delightful exploration of Tibetan cuisine. Highly recommend this tour to anyone seeking adventure and cultural immersion!

    Valerie R. White
    Asheville, NC
    5 Star Rating


    Spiritual and Scenic Wonders

    Absolutely mesmerizing! This tour not only introduced me to the rich culture of Tibet but also allowed me to witness its stunning landscapes. Accommodations were comfortable, especially considering the remote locations. The guides were knowledgeable and empathetic, especially at high altitudes. I was particularly impressed by the tranquility of Lake Manasarovar and the spiritual atmosphere at the monasteries. A well-organized and enriching experience!

    Maximilian Wexler
    Herzogenaurach, Germany
    5 Star Rating


    A Deep Dive into Tibetan Culture

    This tour was a deep dive into the heart of Tibetan life and spirituality. The itinerary was well-paced, with enough time to acclimatize and appreciate each location. Accommodations varied from basic to comfortable, adding to the authenticity of the experience. Food was a mix of local and simple meals, which were satisfying. My favorite part was exploring the ancient ruins of the Guge Kingdom. Lost a star due to some long driving days, but overall, a fantastic journey.

    Cinderella Quirion
    VIENNE, France
    5 Star Rating


    Adventure and Comfort in Tibet

    An adventure I’ll never forget! Each day of the tour brought new sights and experiences, from the bustling streets of Lhasa to the serene heights of Everest. The guesthouses were a pleasant surprise, offering more comfort than I expected in such remote areas. The guides were exceptional, providing insights into Tibetan history and culture. Meals were mostly local fare, which I thoroughly enjoyed. The mix of adventure and cultural exposure was just perfect!

    Michael C. Williams
    Oklahoma City, OK
    5 Star Rating


    A Transformative Experience

    This tour was more than just a trip; it was a transformative experience. The landscapes of Tibet are beyond beautiful, and visiting places like Namtso Lake was surreal. Accommodations were basic but adequate, adding to the rugged charm of the journey. The food was good, though I wished for more variety at times. The spiritual aspect, especially at Mount Kailash, was profoundly moving. While the physical demands of the trek were challenging, the overall experience was incredibly rewarding.

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