Tibet - Ngari (PDF Chapter)
This is the Ngari chapter from Lonely Planet’s Tibet guidebook.
For most travellers the main attractions of this remote region are the almost legendary destina-tions of Mt Kailash and Lake Manasarovar. Indeed, many of the Tibetan and Indian pilgrims you meet on this road have been planning a visit all their lives.
- join fellow pilgrims to erase the sins of a lifetime on a three-day trek around sacred Mt Kailash
- hike the sandy shores of Lake Manasarovar or just marvelling at the turquoise waters and snow-capped-mountain backdrop
- camp on the shore of spectacular, otherworldly Tsari Nam-tso on the northern Changtang; alternatively, try nearby Dawa-tso or Tagyel-tso
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Southern Ngari, Lhatse & Around, Nepal Border, Saga & Around, Drongba & Around, Paryang & Around, Hor Qu, Northern Ngari, Raka to Tsochen, Tsochen & Around, Gertse & Around, Gegye & Around, Far West Ngari, Ali, Rutok, Guge King-dom, Tirthapuri, Darchen & Mt Kailash, Lake Manasarovar, Purang.
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