Kangshung Face base camp itinerary

Kangshung Face base camp itinerary

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18th May, 2023

Kangshung Face base camp itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Lhasa, Tibet

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  • Acclimatization day in Lhasa to adjust to the altitude
  • Explore the city and visit prominent attractions like Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple

Day 2: Sightseeing in Lhasa

  • Visit Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery
  • Explore the Barkhor Street and experience Tibetan culture

Day 3: Lhasa to Shigatse

  • Drive from Lhasa to Shigatse, the second-largest city in Tibet
  • Visit Tashilhunpo Monastery, the seat of the Panchen Lama

Day 4: Shigatse to Shegar

  • Drive from Shigatse to Shegar, also known as New Tingri
  • Enjoy the scenic views of the Himalayas en route

Day 5: Shegar to Kangshung Village

  • Drive from Shegar to Kangshung Village, the starting point of the trek
  • Set up camp and prepare for the trek

Day 6-13: Trek to Kangshung Face Base Camp

  • Begin the trek towards Kangshung Face Base Camp
  • Trek through picturesque valleys, cross rivers, and pass through high-altitude terrain
  • Camp at various locations along the route, enjoying the stunning views of the Kangshung Face

Day 14-15: Acclimatization and Exploration

  • Spend a couple of days at the base camp for acclimatization
  • Explore the surrounding area, go for day hikes, and enjoy the serene environment

Day 16-17: Trek back to Kangshung Village

  • Start the return journey from the base camp to Kangshung Village
  • Enjoy the last moments in the wilderness before heading back

Day 18: Drive to Lhasa

  • Drive back from Kangshung Village to Lhasa
  • Relax and reflect on the incredible journey

Day 19-20: Lhasa

  • Spend a couple of days in Lhasa for rest and exploration
  • Visit any remaining attractions or engage in cultural experiences

Day 21: Departure

  • Depart from Lhasa, Tibet

Remember, this is just a sample itinerary, and the actual itinerary may differ based on the tour company you choose. It's crucial to consult with the tour company directly to get detailed information about their specific itinerary, including daily distances, elevation gains, and other essential details.

Safe travels on your Kangshung Face adventure!

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