Kyirong border opened for foreign tourist. Tibet-Nepal overland Journey begins
As kyirong border opened for tourist from third nationalities. a beautiful Tibet-Nepal over land Tour begins. Kyirong, Located in the south-western part of Tibet is a county of newly established Shigatse in the Tibet Autonomous Region is known for its mild climatic condition and abundant vegetation which is unusual for the Tibetan plateau. It is also referred to as “Back Garden of Mt. Everest”.
The closure of Zhangmu border or the Sino-Nepal Friendship Bridge due to recent natural calamity in Nepal has disturbed flow of travelers getting in and out of Tibet to a great extent. It has also effected the trade flow between the two countries.
In order to substitute the closure, Kyirong border is now officially opened for tourists from third countries. It was indeed a good news for travelers getting in and out of Tibet as it saves the cost incurred on the flight plus driving through Kyirong offers a great Tibet-Nepal overland Tour with valley of tremendous beauty. It is the birth place of Milarepa and also referred as “Valley of Happiness”. The valley is surrounded by majestic Himalayan ranges. Langthang National Park is an added attraction on the way.
The reopening of the Kyirong border has seen the revival of tourism in this less visited part of Tibet. Tibet Kailash Mansarovar Tour and Mt. Everest Tour Itineraries are shortened and made easier to be journeyed from this beautiful valley of Kyirong. Tibet Shambhala adventure will keep posting on the border news. Stay tune.