Ngari, also known as Ali in Chinese and Western Tibet in English. Located at the altitude of 4500M, around 1550km from Lhasa. They are two ways to get to Ngari. 

1. Overland 

2. Flight 

Ngari Western Tibet is famous for Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarovar. Both are located around 270km from Ngari city. Ngari is also famous for many of the last Kingdoms in Tibet, the Guge Kingdom Ruins, the Shangshung Kingdom Ruins.

Below Tibet Travelers will share a few of the important sightseeing located in the Ngari Region of Tibet Autonomous Region.

1. Mount Kailash

One of the most important reasons for the beauties of the Ngari region is Mount Kailash. In Tibetan known as Kang Rinpoche. Meaning of Precious Snow. Located around 270km from Ngari city. Every year more than 1000 Travelers will travel to Mount Kailash for blessing and adventure. Mount Kailash is the most desired destination in Tibet. 

2. Lake Manasarovar

Located around 30km from the town before Mount Kailash Darchin. Lake Manasarovar is also one of the holy lakes in Tibet. Many pilgrims will visit here to get the blessing. They are four monasteries in each direction of Lake, one of the best places to stay a night is near Chiu monastery.

3. The Guge Kingdom and Toling Monastery

Located around 260km from Darchin town and around 280km from Ngari. There is a beautiful loop trip from Darchin town before Mount Kailash to the Guge Kingdom and towards the Ngari city. The Guge Kingdom is one of the last kingdoms in Tibet, located around 18km from Tsanda or Tada town. 

The toling monastery is located in the heart of Tsanda or Tada town.  The Stupa near Toling monastery, the landscape of the Tsanda town, and views of the Guge Kingdom is very unique. 

4.The Shangshung Kingdom Ruins and Tadapuri Hotspring

Around 60km from Darchin town, we will reach the Tadapuri hot spring area, a small monastery, and a beautiful valley that can be seen from Tadapuri. Around 50km more inside the valley, we will reach the Shangshung Kingdoms Ruins.

5. Purang 

Located around 150km from Lake Manasarovar towards the west. Purang is one of the border towns of the Ngari region near India and Nepal. There is an important monastery at Kachu Gompa near Purang.

6. Pangong Tso Lake

Located near Rutok town, around 260km from Ngari, there is a beautiful lake, which lies between the Indian, Pakistan, and Tibet Autonomous Region. Pangong Tso Lake beautifies Ngari region.

7. Northern Route Loop near Changtang

One of the most famous trips is the Loop tour going into Southern Western Tibet and ending the Tour from Northern Western Tibet. It is one of the special trips to witness the beauties of landscape and wild animals. 

These are the few pieces of information regarding travel to Ngari Western Tibet. Every month Tibet Travelers arranges a Group Tour and Private Tour of 16 days to Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarovar, we can also arrange a customized tour to Mount Kailash and Western Tibet.

Private Tour

Group Tour

Customize Tour

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Written By :Tenzin

Sep 26, 2018


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