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Karola Glacier

Junction of Ngarzhag County and Gyantse County, Nagarze County 851100, China
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Central Tibet Monastery 6-Day Tour to Lhasa, Gyantse, and Shigatse
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Junction of Ngarzhag County and Gyantse County, Nagarze County 851100, China
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"prayer flags"
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"everest base camp"
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"peaks"
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"stupa"
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Karola Glacier is quite a nice stop, though be prepared for hoards of locals asking you to purchase things from them, or asking to pose for a picture with you, for a price. They are quite persistent, and will follow you, even as you walk...More

Thank Lynette Y
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

We stopped to view the Karola Glacier on our way to Everest Base Camp. It is just magnificent. Sadness came with the knowledge that is is slowly disappearing.

Thank Commited_Traveller
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

So beautiful breathtaking scene although the journey is very tough. Sure recommend to every traveler who gonna visit to Tibet. There are 4,5 local woman keep asking for photo model together with charges. Bargain first before taking photo to avoid argument. We can't stand the...More

Thank hweeying
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

Wonderful landscape. One of the most impressive landscapes in Tibet. The view is fantastic and unique.

Thank Σοφια Κ
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

Ascending again to the stunning Karo La Glacier after toilet on the way to Shigatse. Here, you can get an upclose view of Mt. Nojin Kangtsang and the glaciers coming off of it

Thank belmfgo4
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Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped at the glacier during our drive back to Lhasa from Everest Base Camp. The glacier is undeniably beautiful, and very close to the road. However, the memory I'll keep of the place was that it was impossible to leave our vehicle without dozens of...More

Thank Justin C
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Reviewed 7 May 2017

The Karola Glacier will be one of your stops as you travel from Lhasa to Gyantse. The starkness of the mountain peaks far above the tree line contrasted with with the white snow of the glacier is quite striking. At the view point the glacier...More

Thank Rautakallio
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Karo la Pass (5,039m) where you will get fantastic views of the holy (and pristine) Mount Nyenchen Kangsar glacier. As with most glaciers worldwide this one is also retreating. At the glacier you will also find a small market and a toilet.

Thank GaryandLesleyTravel
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

It is right by the side of the road! Maybe that's one of the advantages you have while traveling in Tibet. With such high elevation you can see these alpine views even in summer!

Thank AlexTung
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Reviewed 6 December 2016

Whilst there are other glaciers along this road, this has a large parking area underneath it whereas others are in the distance. Maybe we were just lucky with timing, but in the fields below the glacier was a village of 6 tents and yak holding...More

Thank Margot P
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