Tibet Changtang Adventure with Lake Dhamra and Mt Targo

Trip Facts

Tour Type: Lodge/Camping
Tour Grade: ▲▲▲ (?)
Maximum Altitude: 5200 m.
Best Season: June - October


Day 01: Arrival at Gongkar (355m) airport, overnight Lhasa Mandala.

Day 02-03: Visit of Potala Palace, Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery, Norpulingka, Jokhang Temple & Barkhor Market.

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

Day 05: Gyantse to Shigatse, and overnight at Shigatse Holy Land Hotel.

Day 06: Shigatse to Phuntsok Ling, to turn from right side at Ngomo Dzong after Shep Gyeding 10 km and drive through Tashi Gang for 4 hrs, to visit of Bodhong monastery and Chashung monastery on the way to Phuntsok Ling, camp at the below of Puntso Ling monastery.

Day 07: To walk 2 hrs and reach to Jhonang monastery and Kumbum monastery, on this day to visit only these two monasteries includes Phuntsok Ling monastery, overnight at same place of campsite.

Day 08: Drive from Phuntsok Ling to Sangsang for 5-6 hrs and camp near to the Sangsang Town, camp.

Day 09: To drive from the region of Sangsang, and then to drive along the Dharok Tsangpo and reach Dharok village by Shungbala pass (4300m).

Day 10: Drive from Dharok - targo village for 5 –6 hrs, drive through tingla pass (5108m) after Bomnak nomads place, camp at Dharok Village.

Day 11: On this day to drive 42km till reach Shingsa Village (Chuktso Village) from Targo Trongtso (Targo Village) and then to prepare yaks for trekkings till Dhamkung, camp at Chuktso.

Day 12: To start walking from Chuktso to Dhamkung, it takes 6 –7hrs and camp at Dhamkung.

Day 13: To start walking from Ga Sumdho after 7 km from Targo Shang along the Targo Tsangpo and to reach Trupchu, camp at Trupchu.

Day 14: Walk from Trupchu to Chuktso (Chuktso monastery) and then to reach Kyilsum, camp.

Day 15: Walk from Kyilsum to Dhamra Kyungdzong 18km and to walk 7 hrs.

Day 16: Dhamra Kyungdzong (Kyungdzong) to Ombu Kanglung (Omdril) 20km and then to reach Ombu the the main settlement of the lake, camp.

Day 17: To visit Ombu monastery and explore around this place, camp.

Day 18: To pick up by vehicles and to drive back to Targo Village or Tsomai (Chumai), on the way to visit Sezhik monastry and to explore by foot near to Targo Mountains lineage, from Ombu to Tsomai to be possible to see many nomad camps and wild life animals such as Tibetan antelopes, wild donkeys and wild yaks.

Day 19: From from Targo Village to Sangsang through Tingla pass(5108m) and then to Bomnak nomads place,camp.

Day 20: Drive from Kangle to Lhatse for 3 hrs and after lunch to drive to Shegar (New Tingri), overnight at Shegar hotel.

Day 21: Drive from Shegar to Zhangmu through Nyalam (3750m) and to visit Mila Repa Caves, overnight at Zhangmu Pema hotel.

Day 22: From Zhangmu dwon to the friendship and then continue to KTM with the guide of Tip & Top Trekking.