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Shalung Nartang Trek[VASNT09]


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Day 1

Upon arrival at Lhasa airport or train station, to be met and transferred to your hotel / hostel in Lhasa. Afternoon have a good rest to acclimatize the high altitude. Overnight at hotel.

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Day 2

Jokhang temple is the most scared shrine in Tibet which was built in 7th century and located at the heart of old town in Lhasa, the circuit around it called Barkhor street, which is a good place to purchase souvenirs.

Potala Palace is the worldwide known cardinal landmark of Tibet. The massive structure itself contains a small world within it. Mostly it is renowned as residence of the Dalai Lama lineages (Avalokiteshvara). Both of them are the focal points of pilgrims from entire Tibetan world, multitudinous pilgrims are circumambulating and prostrating in their strong faith. Overnight at hotel.

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Day 3

Today you will be arranged to visit Drepung, Sera monasteries. Both Drepung and Sera monasteries are Gelugpa (yellow hat) sect monastic colleges. Drepung monastery was the seat of the Government prior to Potala, it was once the world largest monastery in the history with 10,000 monks hailed from different monasteries all over Tibet. Sera monastery is famous for its Buddhism philosophical debate practice, the clapping sound and aggressive expression of the monks are well worth to see.

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Day 4

Head to Kambala pass which is 4794m high, you will have a glimpse of Yamdrok-tso there. It is one of the three holy lakes in Tibet. Then drive to chushul along Nepal friendship way to Gyantse, visit the famous stupa - Gyantse Kumpum, the most stunning architectural wonder in Tibet. Overnight at Hotel.

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Day 5

Drive to Shalu Monastery from Gyantse, only 49km away. Visit Shalu Monastery the seat of Buton Rinchendrub(1290-1346) who was the great codifier of the tibetan translations of the Indian Buddhist canon. Then start trekking in the afternoon to Upper Lungsang. Camping

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Day 6

Today trek through the fields to the days destination Ngor village, the Ngor monastery is renowned for its Sanskrit library and Newar-style murals. There were once five assembly halls, 18 colleges and 400 monks, but presently there are only 25 monks. Overnight at Tented Camp.

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Day 7

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. Overnight at hotel

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Day 8

Visit Tashilunpo Monastery and the its spectacular tombs of Panchen Lamas in the morning, afternoon drive back to Lhasa via northern friendship highway, following along the Bramaputra river. Overnight at Lhasa.

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Day 9

Transfer will be provided to Gongkar Airport for onward flight.

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HIGHLIGHTS

Country
Tibet
Type of trip
Trekking
Trip Length
9 days
Maximum Elevation
0
Grade
ModerateModerate or Moderate
Season
Apr – Oct
Highlights
Spectacular scenery and typical Tibetan villages along the way with a comfort stop near Nietang Buddha.
Price
Please contact us for price and further detail







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