Document process and get your temporary driving licence and temporary number plate.
Visit: Wulanhada Volcano Group, Gegentala Grassland Overnight: somewhere on or near the grassland
Visit: the great wall
Overnight: You could hiking a bit near the wild great wall and camping there.
Visit: Forbidden City, the temple of heaven, Tianan men square, Houhai hutongs Overnight: Hotels in Beijing
Visit: Bird Nest, Summer Palace Try the famous Peaking Duck
Visit: Pingyao Ancient City, Qiao family country yard, Pingyao ancient City Wall. Overnight: Camping or hostel
Visit: Muslim Street, Bell and Drum Tower
Overnight: hostel in Xi’an
Visit: Torracotta Army, Shanxi Provincial Museum, Giant Goose Pagoda
Overnight: hostel in Xi’an
Visit: Maijishan Grottes Overnight: Tianshui
Visit : Qinghai Lake Overnight: Xining
Visit: Danxia National Geopark
Visit: Ice Valley Danxia Geopark Overnight：Zhangye
Visit: Crescent Lake, Mingsha Mountain
Visit : Mogao cave
Visit: Kumutag Desert Overnight: Hami
Visit : Grape Valley, Flaming Mountain, Jiaohe Ruins Overnight: Turpan
Visit: Bosten Lake Overnight: Korla
Visit: Tianshan Mystery Canyon
Visit: Kezil Thousands Buddha Cave
Visit: Kashgar Old City
Visit: International Bazaar Overnight: Kashgar
Drive out of Taklamakan and keep drive to Yecheng. Fill Up Your Car at the Petrol Station in Yecheng … until your fuel tank is full!
If it’s still early when we arrive yecheng and you don’t have any thing to buy or to visit, we will keep driving to Kudi, a small town with 2900m altitude, good place for altitude acclimatization.
Overnight: camping or guest house
Have chance to see the K2 in Mazar from far away. Climb up Mazar mountain today!
Some people may have altitude sickness today, it’s normal. Drink more water, pee more. Walk slowly, don’t jump!
Petrol Station: From Yecheng to Dahongliutan there is no good Petrol Station, you could fill up the car in dahongliutan.
Maybe One more day to adapt to altitude.
If ppl feel good and don’t need 1 more day to adapt to altitude before 4400M, we will use this day to someother places for Visiting, for Repair, for whatever.
Whole day’s drive! Many mountains, Good road, good view!
Visit: Palgon Tso See, Zhada Earth Forest National Geopark
On the road visit palgon tso lake, keep driving to shiquanhe town, a relative big town before lhasa. Then drive to Tsada.
Visit: trip to Ruins of Guge Kingdom and Tholing Monastery Shopping: prepare food for Kailash Trekking.
Keep driving to Mt. Kailash! We will stop at Darchen town, starting point of the Kora. We will arrive in the afternoon, and prepare for Kailash Trekking.
We will rent Yak, hire porter, and local guide in Darchen.
You don’t need to bring your own tent, but if you have your own sleeping bag it would be good.
Kailash Trekking for 3 days.
There are tent throughout the trekking, and you could buy food and sleep in the tent. Don’t expect too much, normally only cup noodle. And the “bed” in the tent is not so clean, so it’s better to bring your own sleeping bag.
Visit: Manasarovar See
Drive to Lake Manasarovar and take a walk around it. 1N in Manasarovar Lake
Whole day’s driving. Beautiful view on the road.
Saga (“happy land”), which is situated along the banks of the Brahmaputra. Feast your eyes on the enchanting beauty of Tibet high land.
Whole day’s driving. Opportunity to see Mt. Shishapangma. Good road condition.
Visit: rongpu monastery, Everest Base Camp Sunrise at EBC is an unique experience.
Finally we arrive a Shigatse, the second largest city in Tibet. There are fancy hotel with shower, and good restaurant.
Visit: Tashi Lhunpo Monastery, Pelkor Monastery and Kumbum Stupa (100-Thousand-Buddha Pagoda). 1N in Gyantse
Visit: YamdrokTso lake
Visit: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and strolling in Barkhor Street
Visit: Sera Monastery and Drepung Monastery
Namtso Lake is the holy lake in Tibet, It was said that in the late 12th century, Buddhist hierarchs including the founder of Tibetan Buddhism once practiced the essence of Esoteric Buddhism on Namtso Lake, which was believed to be the origin of worshipping the holy Namtso Lake in the Tibetan Year of the Sheep.
Overnight: Camping near Namtso Lake
Visit : watch the sunrise of Namtso Lake.
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