Shalu Nartang Trek

  • Shalu Nartang Trek


Shalu Nartang Trek can be started from both Shigatse and Gyantse. It is one of the adventurous treks in Tibet that crosses two soft and dry passes -- Showa-la and Char-la. Our journey starts with drive to Shalu Monastery that traverses upper Longsang, Ngor Monastery and walk downhill slog to Nartang Monastery. En route we pass through the  several villages and isolated dry canyons.


Itinerary Accuracy

Unique Adventure International always efforts to operate the itinerary as per the negotiation made. Not always, but extreme adventure activities being operated in remote mountain regions, bears high risk and needs to be flexible. Unpredictable incidents, accident, weather conditions or flight schedule may be the reason that forces us to make slight changes in our scheduled programs. We expect your patience and cooperation in such circumstances.

Itinerary Details

Day 01 : Fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa, overnight at hotel.     

Day 02 : Sightseeing in Lhasa (Visit Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery) overnight at hotel

Day 03 : Sightseeing in Lhasa

Day 04 : Drive from Lhasa to Gyantse, overnight at hotel.

Day 05 : Drive from Gyantse to Shalu, overnight at hotel.

Day 06-08 : Drive from Nartang to Sakya, overnight at guesthouse

Day 09 : Drive from Nartang to Sakya, overnight at guesthouse

Day 10 : Sakya to old Tingri, overnight at guesthouse. 

Day 11 : Tingri to Zhangmu, overnight at guesthouse

Day 12 : Drive Zhangmu to Kathmandu, overnight at hotel

Trip Inclusion

What is included?

  • •  Tibet Visa and Travel Permit.
  • •  Liaison officer.
  • •  Expert professional crew like Cook, Kitchen boy.
  • • Hotel in Kathmandu, Lhasa best available in Gyantse and Shigatse.
  • •  All ground transportation.
  • •  Tibet Visa and Travel Permit for crew.
  • •  Daily Wages, equipment fees and Insurance for supporting crew. 
  • •  All camping equipments (Dining Tent, Kitchen Tent, Mess Tent, Toilet Tent, Table and Chairs.
  • •  Satellite Phone (Pay Call).
  • •  Souvenir T-shirt with label and banner.
  • •  Sightseeing in Lhasa with entrance fees and guide.
  • • All necessary documentation and processing costs.

What is not included?

  • •  Personal equipment for trekking.
  • •  Rescue Jeep, if in case.
  • •  Radio Permit and walkie - talkie.
  • •  Personal expenses.
  • •  Bar and beverage bills.
  • •  Your travel insurance.
  • •  Tips etc.


Highlights of Trekking

Panoramic views of Mt. Shisapangma, gripping city of Lhasa, Tibetan landscapes, explore large numbers of monasteries in Shalu, Nartang and Lhasa, ever-smiling Tibetan people.


We would like you to know that although we try to follow the program given above, at times local trails or weather conditions may compel us to make slight changes if necessary. The itinerary may also vary slightly subject to our trekkers' acclimatization rates. This odyssey goes into untamed territory above the timberline, so we seek to request maximum flexibility if and when required for the safety of your trip and your life. Thank you so much for your understanding. We value your precious life.

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Quick Fact of the Trip

  • Trip Duration : 12 days
  • Best Season : Spring, Summer & Autumn
  • Country : Nepal
  • Trip starts : Kathmandu
  • Trip ends : Kathmandu
  • Group size : Min - 1

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  • Taan Nepal
  • Nma Nepal
  • pata Nepal
  • Ntb Nepal
  • Keep Nepal
  • VITOF Nepal
  • Expedition Operators Assocaition Nepal (EOA)
  • thamel tourism
  • atta-members

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