Tibet

 
Tingri – Mt.Everest Base Camp, Tibet, 2006

Tingri – Mt.Everest Base Camp, Tibet, 2006

Distance :  60km Avg.Time :  3 days Start / Finish : Tingri – Everest Base Camp. Tingri is located on the Friendship Highway, which runs between Tibet and Nepal. There is frequent public transport in both directions. Similarly, getting a ride from Base Camp should not be a problem. The vast majority of tourists arrive […]

 
Ganden Monastery – Samye Monastery, Tibet, 2006

Ganden Monastery – Samye Monastery, Tibet, 2006

Distance :   80km Avg.Time :  4 days Start / Finish : Ganden Monastery –  Samye Monastery Public transport is available to both monasteries from Lhasa. Season :  May – October Maps / Info : For all of my multi day walks in Tibet, I used the trekking notes and maps contained in the following two […]

 
Lake Manasarovar Kora, Tibet, 2006

Lake Manasarovar Kora, Tibet, 2006

Distance : 90 km approx. Avg.Time :  4 days Start / Finish : Chiu Monastery. Chiu is an ideal place to start and finish due to its spectacular hilltop setting and nearby hot springs. Season :  May – October Maps / Info : Lake Manasarovar is the holiest of Tibet’s lakes. It is the Lake […]

 
Mt.Kailash Kora, Tibet, 2006

Mt.Kailash Kora, Tibet, 2006

Distance:  32.3 miles (52 km) Avg.Time: 2 or 3 days Start / Finish:  Darchen Season:  May – October Maps / Info: For all of my multi day walks in Tibet, I used the trekking notes and maps contained in the following two books:  Gary McCue’s Trekking in Tibet (1999) & the Tibet Lonely Planet guide. Both books […]