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West Tibet
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Shangri La Travels was established in 2017 and is run by a team of tour operators and tour leaders with more than 15 years experience and expertise to handle the most complex and challenging tasks. We are Tibetan so we know the region, the culture and the people better than anyone.

Shangri La Travels is based in Lhasa and we provide guided tours all over Tibet, particularly central Tibet, Mt Everest, the holiest mountain Kailash and western region of the Tibet plateau. We specialize in carefully designed itineraries which reflect our clients interests: Tibetan Buddhism, art, ethnic festivals, photography, horse-trekking, Motor-cycling and trekking.

The itineraries listed on our website describe some of the most popular tour routes and can be customized if required for specific need. Just email us and tell what your travel plans are and we cater both to individual travelers and to groups of any size! Shangri La Travels attracts tourists from all continents and practically from Europe, Canada, United States and Australia.

Group Tour: Central Tibet by train from Xining

Visit Kumbum, one of the six major Gelukpa monasteries, before taking the train south across the vast Tibetan Plateau to Lhasa. Here discover the great religious and architectural highlights of this fascinating city and travel via stunning lakes, high snow-capped passes and along the great Brahmaputra River to explore some of the highlights of central Tibet.


Day1. Arrive Xining, meet your guide and transfer to 3* hotel
Day2. Visit Kumbum monastery. Afternoon board the train to Lhasa
Day3. Meet your Tibetan guide at Lhasa train station and transfer to hotel
Day 4. Sightseeing Drepung and Sera monasteries
Day5. Sightseeing Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple
Day6. Day trip to Drak Yerpa
Day7. Lhasa to Gyantse via Yamdrok Lake and Karola glacier
Day8. Gyantse to Shigatse, via Shalu monastery and visit Tashilumpo
Day9. Shigatse to Lhasa
Day 10. Transfer to Airport or Train station


Group Tour: Central Tibet with EBC

For those with a serious sense of adventure, this is 'the' trip. Cross high passes and climb to Everest Base Camp at 5200m for a perfect view of the great mountain.

Day1. Arrive Lhasa, meet your guide and transfer to 3* Kyichu htl or similar
Day2. Sightseeing Drepung and Sera monasteries
Day3. Day trip to Ganden by bike
Day4. Lhasa to Tsedang. Visit Yumbulagang and Tramdruk
Day5. Tsedang to Gyantse via Yamdrok lake. Visit Pekor monastery
Day6. Gyantse to Sakya via Shigatse
Day7. Sakya to EBC
Day8. EBC to Lao Tingri
Day9. Lao Tingri to Shigatse
Day10. Shigatse. visit Tashilumpo monastery
Day11. Shigatse to Damshung
Day12. Damshung to Namtso Lake and back to Lhasa
Day13. Sightseeing Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple
Day14. Transfer to airport