Mt.Nyenpo Yurtse Group Trek

Mt.Nyenpo Yurtse is revered as the birthplace of the Golok tribes. The highest peak of Mt.Nyenpo Yurtse range is about 5369meters /17,611 feet above the sea level. The highest peak of Bayankara Range, located in Ngawa Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Jigdril county and Banma County the bordering areas of Qinghai and Sichuan provinces.

Mt.Nyinbo Yurtse is possibly the most beautiful place in all over the Amdo region. The spectacularly beautiful glacial-lake-studded sacred range of Nyenpo Yurtse. This sacred mountain range of Nyenpo Yurtse offers great trek route to those who looking for a remote area to discover turquoise lakes and wildlife, Nyinbo Yurtse makes an excellent place to hiking and trekking.

Mystic Tibet Tours is one of the handful travel agency in Tibet or China can arrange special trek routes to Nyenpo Yurtse.


  •  Tibetan Buddhist monasteries
  • Nomad culture and grasslands
  • Snow capped mountains & holy lakes
  • Nomadic families & traditional life
  • Trekking Mt.Nyenpo Yurtse
  • Rocky mountains & wild flowers
  • Second vast graslands & Yellow River
  • National Park and Waterfalls
  • Holy Lakes and Holy mountains


  • 11-day trip begins in Xining,  ends the trip in Chengdu, China
  • 6 nights in hotels, 4 nights camping
  • Altitude from 2250-4300 meters

Fixed Departure Times: April, May, June, July, August, September, October 2018      

Price: US $ 1895 per person

Group size: Min 4 people / Max 10 people.

Included in the price:

  • All the ground transportation fees from Xining to Chengdu overland
  • Personal comfortable, clean and safe transportation
  • Expereinced driver and Minivan or Minibus according to group size
  • Personal knowledgeable Tibetan English-speaking guide
  • All accommodation (based on double occupancy)
  • All meals (breakfast, lunches and dinners (drink included: tea or mineral water)
  • Entrance tickets for sites included in the program
  • Animal support  during the trek
  • All the camping equipment
  • Cooking equipment
  • Cook
  • Tibetan driver and driver's and guide’s food & accommodation
  • All the road tolls and fuel costs
  • Administrative fee

Not included in the price:

  • Passport and Chinese Visa fees
  • International and domestic airfare / train ticket
  • Insurance (travel, medical, etc)
  • Single room supplement
  • Tips for the Tibetan guide and the driver
  • Your own expenses

Health Request:

Due to the high Tibet plateau around 3000 meters to 4800 meters mostly, and we will pass by some mountain pass around 5000 meters, so strong health condition is required. If your health is not so good, you should check with a doctor before taking the decision of coming to Tibet.


We also offer tailor-made or private tour service for you in any season, please feel free to contact us if you need.

Day 1: Xining—Gangya grassland—Labrang Monastery (2900m) 300km, 5hours/ Hotel

We drive to Labrang via Gangya grassland, once there in Labrang take a outer Kora of Labrang monastery and on the way visit Gongtang Gaint Stupa. Visit Labrang monastery, one of the six great monastery of Gelukpa school in Tibet, today home for over 1500 monks. Stay overnight in Labrang.

Day 2: Labrang—Takstang Lhamo(Langmusi) (3300m) 210km / 3 hrs / Hotel

Today we will drive to Takstang Lamo through the rolling grassy plateau;there are thousands of yaks and yak hair tents along the road to Takstang Lamo. It is a very beautiful village surrounded by green forest and rocky mountains. It is an excellent place for hiking and riding horses on day trips to visit nomad families and to have lunch with a nomad family. Once arrived there you can visit the monastery and hike up the gorge. You will Spend the night in Takstang Lamo.

Day 3: Takstang Lhamo –Machu—Jigdril (3400m) 210 / 4 hrs / Hotel

In the morning drive to Machu county through great rolling grasslands filled with yaks and sheep. Awantsang is very beautiful grasslands and there is very good chance to visit some local nomadic families on the way to Jigdril. There is very good chance to taste yak yogurt and yak milk. Once in Jigdril pay a visit to Talong monastery. Stay overnight in Jigdril.

Day 4: Jigdril county--Shugtso Lake (3600m) 60kms / 2-3hrs hike/ Camp

Today we drive to Jigdril, once Jigdril pay a visit to Talong monastery, which is one of the main monastery of Nyingma tradition. Afterward. We continue drive to Shugtso Lake, meet our yak men and horses here, then star our Mt.Nyenpo Yurtse trek, we will walk about 2-3 hours on the lake shore into the valley. Moderate hiking in massif Nyenpo Yurtse, mass for the people of Tibet. The trip aims at Nyenpo Yurtse compounds of the atmosphere, glaciers, valleys, meadows, hills streamer Pastor ' knowledge of life and landscape in the dense religious experience. Camp.

Day 5: Trek to Basic Camp (3500m) / 4-5hrs /Camp

Trek up to Ragbed valley along the upper Shugtso Lake. Visit local nomadic families and enjoy the breathtaking landscape of Mt.Nyenpo Yurtse range. Today we can see the Mt.Nyenbpo Yurtse peak on the way to our camping site. Camping

Day 6: Rakyi Pass (4300m) - Rakyi Lake walk 5-6hrs / Camp

We will pass the Rakyi pass, once on the pass we can see the most turquoise and most beautiful lake calls Rakyi Lake. It’s very beautiful valley. The view on the way to the Rakyi lake is spectacular. Camping near the local nomadic families.

Day 7: Trek to Tamuk Pass walk / 6-7hrs / Camp

Today we will trek along the Tamu Lake and valley up to the Tamu Nyaka the pass, once we arrived at Tamu Nyaka pass, where have a great view of Tamuk Valley and Rakyi valleys surrounded amazing mountain peaks and glacial lakes. Have a wild picnic at the pass and if the time allow take a visit to Tamuk lake and then back to the camp site.

Day 8: Jidril walk 2-3hrs--Thangkor town 3300m/ 220km 4hrs/ Hotel

Today walk down to the valley along the lower Rakyi lake and meet our driver at the winter place of local nomads. Say a goodbye to your yak men and finished your pleasant trek in the Mt.Nyenpo Yurtse. Continue drive to Thangkor town for the night.

Day 9: Thangkor - Zoige grassland--Jiuzhaigou National Park 2000m / 300km / 5-6hrs/ Hotel

Our guide and driver will come to meet your group at hotel and then continue drive to Jiuzhaigou National Park, it’s natural beauty valley with wild mountains and green forest. We will drive through one of the most beautiful grasslands in Asia, vast grasslands filled with yaks and sheep. Visit local Tibetan nomadic families on the way. Spend the night in Jiuzhaigou.

Day 10: Jiuzhaigou National Park / Hotel

After breakfast, prepare to enter the National Park gate; this place is one of the most natural beauty, with wild mountains and green forest and Tibetan style houses, before you enter the Park we hope all of our tourists are ready to take many pictures there, and spend the whole day to exploring this sacred Natural Park with snow capped mountains, colorful lakes, green forest attractive and attractive waterfalls, we will spend the night in Jiuzhaigou.

Day 11: Jiuzhaigou--Songpan--Chengdu 420km / 7hrs / Hotel

In the early morning, we will drive to Chengdu the capital city of provincial. Once arrive your hotel in Chengdu, say a goodbye to our Tibetan guide and driver. End your pleasant journey in Amdo.


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