Tsurphu to Yangpachen

  • Tsurphu to Yangpachen  : Tsurphu to Yangpachen - reaching the Yangpachen valley - © Copyright Flickr user mckaysavage
  • Tsurphu to Yangpachen  : Tsurphu to Yangpachen - Tsurphu monastery - © Copyright Flickr user reurinkjan
  • Tsurphu to Yangpachen  : Tsurphu to Yangpachen - Nyenchen Tanglha mountain - © Copyright Flickr user mckaysavage
  • Tsurphu to Yangpachen  : Tsurphu to Yangpachen - plateau on the trek - © Copyright Flickr user mckaysavage
  • Tsurphu to Yangpachen  : Tsurphu to Yangpachen - Dorje Ling nunnery - © Copyright Flickr user mckaysavage
  • Tsurphu to Yangpachen  : Tsurphu to Yangpachen - summit cairns - © Copyright Flickr user mckaysavage
  • Tsurphu to Yangpachen  : Tsurphu to Yangpachen - Tsurphu monastery - © Copyright Flickr user mckaysavage
  • Tsurphu to Yangpachen  : Tsurphu to Yangpachen - Tsurphu monastery - © Copyright Flickr user mckaysavage
  • Tsurphu to Yangpachen  : Tsurphu to Yangpachen - Tsurphu monastery - © Copyright Flickr user reurinkjan
  • Tsurphu to Yangpachen  : Tsurphu to Yangpachen - Dorje Ling nunnery - © Copyright Flickr user mckaysavage
  • Tsurphu to Yangpachen  : Tsurphu to Yangpachen - Yangpachen - © Copyright Flickr user B_cool
  • Tsurphu to Yangpachen  : Tsurphu to Yangpachen - Yangpachen valley and the Nyenchen Tanglha mountains - © Copyright Flickr user mckaysavage
  • Tsurphu to Yangpachen  : Tsurphu to Yangpachen - Yangpachen valley - © Copyright Flickr user mckaysavage
  • Tsurphu to Yangpachen  : Tsurphu to Yangpachen - Yangpachen valley - © Copyright Flickr user mckaysavage
  • Tsurphu to Yangpachen  : Tsurphu to Yangpachen - Tsurphu valley - © Copyright William Mackesy
  • Tsurphu to Yangpachen  : Tsurphu to Yangpachen - Prayer flags across the Tsurphu valley - © Copyright William Mackesy
  • Tsurphu to Yangpachen  : Tsurphu to Yangpachen - stream, Tsurphu - © Copyright William Mackesy
  • Tsurphu to Yangpachen  : Tsurphu to Yangpachen - the road to Tsurphu - © Copyright William Mackesy
  • Tsurphu to Yangpachen  : Tsurphu to Yangpachen - Tsurphu, the kora and hermitage - © Copyright William Mackesy

Key information: Tsurphu to Yangpachen

     
    • A fine trek along herders' tracks across the vast, empty, barren Tibetan plateau from Tsurphu monastery to Yangpachen.
    • Mountains, high pastures, rough hamlets, monasteries
    • Start with a kora (sacred circumambulation) around one of Tibet's great monasteries, set in a magical valley deep in the mountains of the high plateau.
    • This is a tough walk in remote country where the altitude can cause trouble. Come prepared.
  • A fine trek along herders' tracks across the vast, empty, barren Tibetan plateau from Tsurphu monastery to Yangpachen.
  • Mountains, high pastures, rough hamlets, monasteries
  • Start with a kora (sacred circumambulation) around one of Tibet's great monasteries, set in a magical valley deep in the mountains of the high plateau.
  • This is a tough walk in remote country where the altitude can cause trouble. Come prepared.
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    Walkopedia rating

    • Walkopedia rating83
    • Beauty31
    • Natural interest15
    • Human interest8
    • Charisma32
    • Negative points3
    • Total rating83
    • Note: Neg: altitude

    Vital Statistics

    • Length: 3-4 days
    • Maximum Altitude: 5,300m
    • Level of Difficulty: Difficult

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    Tsurphu to Yangpachen  : Tsurphu to Yangpachen - Tsurphu monastery - © Copyright Flickr user reurinkjan
    Tsurphu to Yangpachen  : Tsurphu to Yangpachen - Nyenchen Tanglha mountain - ©Copyright Flickr user mckaysavage
    Tsurphu to Yangpachen  : Tsurphu to Yangpachen - plateau on the trek - ©Copyright Flickr user mckaysavage

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