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Enter China, and deal with the related procedures. Drive to Kashgar. We will prepare all the necessary permits for both vehicle and drivers process.
One day deal with the process in the CIQ. Guests can visit Kashgar local Market , the Mosquee Idkar, Abakh Hodja Tomb etc. if have time.
The road from Xinjiang to Tibet could be the highest road in the world. From Yecheng to Ali, you will suffer the altitude change from 1300km-6000km. It’s a big challenge and if heading to Lhasa, there would be at least 10 days in the 4500 km altitude. If you have never go to the high altitude are, please consider about the healthy, because it’s very hard if you want to find a hospital; Yecheng is the last big city before you arrive Lhasa, please be sure to buy enough necessary thing. And prepare well like bring some your own medicine etc.
Drive to Maza and visit along the way. You can stop for taking photos.
Dahongliutan is the last place which have accommodation before enter Tibet. Please prepare the suitable clothes (keep warm) and the suitable sleeping bags as well as tent.
Drive to and corss the Jieshan Pass (5600m). This is the most dangerous section along the Xinjiang-Tibet road. Be ware of the high altitude sick; don’t be too excited after getting down of the vehicle.
Visit the beautiful Bangongcuo Lake in the morning near Rutog, and then drive to Zhada in the afternoon.
Visit the famous Tuolin temple and mysterious Guge Kingdom Ruins near Zhada and then we drive to Mt. Kailash in the afternoon. And in next 3 dyas circumambulate around the holy mountains- the pilgrim Kailash.
We can say the route around Mt. Kailash is a simple one: you can start by crossing a plain, then head up a wide river valley, climb up and over the 5630m Drolma-la, head down antother river valley, and finally cross the original plain to the starting potin. It’s so straightforward, and so perfect a natural circuit, it’s easy to see how it has been a pilgrim’s favorite for thousands Years. The trekking season suns from mid-May until mid-October but trekkers should always be prepared for changeable weather.
Drive to visit Manasarovar Lake, the holy lake of Tibet. Lake Manasarovar altitude is 4587km. And the landscape here is one of the most beautiful one.
We leave the holy mountains and lake and then drive to Zhongba and waiting for our tour to Mt Everest—the highest place of the world.
Drive along the grand plateau and go to Lhaze via Saga.
Drive to Lhasa via Shigatse and Nimu. Please pay attention there is a limitation speed of Shigatse-Lhasa: 60km / hour.
Full day visiting in Lhasa, the holy city. Visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and strolling in Barkhor Street.
Visit Sera Monastery and Drepung Monastery around Lhasa city. Then free time after that.
Drive to Yamdrok Lake via Nagartse. Make a stop and take a light walk beside the lake. After that go on drive to Gyantse, visit Palkhor Monastery in Gyantse when pass by. Then drive to Shigatse for stay overnight.
In the morning visit the Visit the impressive Tashilhunpo Monastery in Shigaste. It is a real pleasure to explore the busy cobbled lanes twisting around the aged building. After that further drive to Tingri.
Drive from Tingri to base camp in the morning, then visit at Mt. Everest and you can walk to the base camp and take photos from afar etc. Free walk around today here and enjoy the alluring landscape. Then drive back to Shegar (also called Old Tingri) for stay overnight.
Leave the world roof and drive to Kyirong or Zhangmu from Shegar via Nielamu, and prepare for the entering of Nepal.
Exit China to Nepal from Kyirong(or Zhangmu) today.
All information of this journey on above is based on our knowledge and experiences in helping foreign cars driving into china, your border and driving duration in china can be customized.
We operate tailor-made Adventure & Tour China for individuals, families and small groups around travellers' time, interests, preferred pace and travel style. We will take you to the major and stunning china highlights as well as further along the road less traveled.