This tour will take your to the “Roof of the World”- Ali prefecture, with an average altitude exceeding 4,500m above sea level. It is famous for its remoteness. Its holy mountains and lakes are important to followers of Buddhism, the Bon, Hinduism and Jainism, attracting many religious believers from Nepal and India every year. Three days of trekking around Mount Kailash gives plenty of time to enjoy the unique landscape of Tibet.
Recommended Groups: highly recommended for students, youth and couples, and especially photographers.
Conditions: This tour takes you from the center of Tibet to the very west of Tibet. It is a long journey. You will spend about 6-8 hours per day on the car but the road condition is good for most sections except for raining or winter season.
Best time: Between May and early October is the best time to visit Ali prefecture. Avoid July and August as they are simultaneously the peak season and rainy season. Parts of the roads might be closed during winter time and rainy season. It may be too cold to travel to Ali prefecture from November to March.