The Amazing Tibet Trek from Tsurphu to Yangpachen
When our clients go trekking into Tibet, they feel the purest land that they have ever seen on earth. They say, "We can almost touch the sky!" A trek from Tsurphu to Yangpachen is just the perfect way.
A worthwhile experience in any adventure traveler's life is the Tsurphu to Yangpachen trekking. As one of the most popular trekking routes, you travel along a Tibetan monastery trail. For about 60 km (37.28 miles) enjoy superb scenery with alpine canyons, forests, and meadows.
Tsurphu, which is the main temple of Kagyu sect of Tibetan Buddhism, has been around for 800 years. It's said that the Tibetan Buddhism reincarnation system created by Kagyu and was also the pioneer of Tibetan Buddhist inheritance mysticism. Yangpachen was known for the vast geothermal resources, that is why China's biggest geothermal test base set up in here. Furthermore, you can't refuse to watch rare wild animals, taste local foods and hot springs bath during your trekking.
Visitors love Tibet trekking due to it's the purest land in the world and it is regarded as the closest heavenly place on earth. Compared to other routes, trekking from Tsurphu to Yangpachen is much more comfortable and is almost 4,400 m (13,123 ft.) above sea level. It's favorable for walking and camping because most of the time it was clear weather. You may choose to visit Tsurphu as the first destination to start the trip, and you won't regret missing the Tsurpu history. With the help of a natural and large number of hot springs, you may enjoy the unique but rare alpine showers when you arrive in Yangpachen. The Tsurphu- Yangpachen route is situated in North Tibet, where it is the most significant grassland is called Zang Bei Cao Yuan (藏北草原). You may be excited seeing many different kinds of rare wild animals such as: Tibetan antelope (China endemic animal), wild yak(the special species in Tibet) and black-necked crane (the world's only crane that lives in the plateau).
You'd better prepare tents, shoes, sleeping bags, medicines, foods, water, and all necessary needs packed in a trekking bag. The wild yak is a good porter in the plateau to carry your bags and supplies for the trekking. If you bored in tents life, then live in Tibetans' home and try local foods such as highland barley wine (made from main food highland barley in Tibet and as a favorite food for the momentous occasion), buttered tea (endemic tea in Tibet) will suitable for you.
Experience the Tsurphu to Yangpachen Trek up-close.
This travel can be a week-long high elevation trek that gives you a real experience of the Tibetan Plateau and the culture of the Drokpa the nomadic Tibetan herders. This trekking journey will get you cross several alpine valleys before reaching the broad Yangpachen valley. At that moment on the road, you have a chance to experience the wilderness of the Tibetan Plateau and to see the traditional people up-close, who still make their living from the mineral-rich land.
Unlike other Tibet trekking or hiking routes, you have endless views of the other Tibetan scenery in the distance. One is the view of the majestic snow-capped Himalayas in the distance, as continuing inspiration during your journey.