Shelkar

Shelkar is a town in Xigatse Prefecture.

Get in

Located 7 km off of the Friendship Hwy. Most travelers skip Shelkar and stay at the hotels near the Shelkar Junction, where the road to town meets the highway. There is no public transportation available.

Buy

Petrochina has a filling station at the Junction

Eat

Pricey food in the hotels and guesthouses.

Sleep

The Everest Service Center Hotel sells the Everest Base Camp tickets which allow access to Qomolangma National Nature Reserve. Other places to stay are the Mt Everest Home Inn, Chengdu Jiudian, and the Shigar Snowland Hotel.

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