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A road trip from Kyrgyzstan or other countries in Central Asia to Nepal or even India via China
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Highlights of Kyrgyzstan – China – Nepal Road Trip
Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Kashgar, Tibet, Kailash, EBC
Day 1 (Kyrgyzstan) – Irkestam/Torugart — Kashgar 125km,1290m
Please arrive at the border between Kyrgyzstan and China at 11 am Kyrgyzstan time. We assist you with immigration procedures for passengers and vehicles. The vehicle needs to be parked in the warehouse (parking lot) of China Customs.
We will transfer everyone to the hotel in Kashgar. The next day we will come back and drive to Kashgar. So you only need to pack what you need today.
Today’s procedure is rather cumbersome, please be patient.
Overnight: Seman hotel or Same level hotel
Day 2 Kashgar
We will drive you back to the port in the morning and you can drive/ride your vehicle to Kashgar city. Not everyone needs to go back to the port, only one driver is needed per car or motorcycle.
Visit opportunity for people who stay in Kashgar: Kashgar Old Town, local Market, the Mosquee Idkar, Abakh Hodja Tomb etc.
Shopping opportunity: medicine, oxygen, car parts. You’d better prepare car parts that need to be
replaced in your own country, cause some can’t be bought in china, especially when there is no such vehicles in china.
Overnight: Seman hotel
Day 3 Kashgar-Yecheng (Nationalstrasse G219) 260km, 1765m
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.
Day 4 Yecheng – Mazha (G219), 250km, 3600m
Drive to Maza and visit along the way. You can stop for taking photos. It is especially important to adapt to the altitude around 3600m.
Day 5 Mazha – Dahongliutan (G219), 250km, 4200m
The most important thing today is to acclimate to the altitude. We drive slowly, acclimatizing to the altitude.
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.
Day 6 Dahongliutan – Jieshandaban (5600m) – Songxi – Rutog(G219), 460km, 4300m
Drive to and cross 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. Today’s driving time is 7-8 hours.
Overnight in Rutog downtown or camping before the county at Bangongcuo Lake.
Day 7 Rutog – Shiquanhe (Gar) – Zhada 350km, 3900m
Visit the beautiful Bangongcuo Lake in the morning near Rutog, and then drive to Zhada in the afternoon.
Day 8 Zhada
Visit the famous Tuolin temple and mysterious Guge Kingdom Ruins near Zhada.
Day 9 Zhada – Mt. Kailash (6638m), 220km, 5600m
This morning we drive to Mt. Kailash. Mount Kailash is located close to Lake Manasarovar and Lake Rakshastal. The sources of four major Asian rivers lie close to this mountain and the two lakes. These rivers are the Indus, the Sutlej, the Brahmaputra, and the Karnali (a tributary of the Ganges, fed by Mabja Zangbo). Mount Kailash is considered sacred in four religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Bon. The Kailash parikrama, or kora is a lifetime wish for many believers.
Day 10 Mt. Kailash – Manasarovar See, 4588m
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.
Day 11 Manasarovar Lake – Zhongba – Saga County, 445km, 4513m
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.
Day 12 Saga – Mt. Everest Base Camp, 310km, 4400m
Drive 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 a lower place to stay overnight.
Day 13 EBC – Gyirong Town, 345km, 2000m
Leave the world roof and drive to the border town Gyirong, and prepare for the entering of Nepal.
Day 14 Gyirong – China Nepal Border
Completion of exit customs and border inspection procedures. Byebye China, Hello Nepal.
The actual itinerary will be adjusted according to the body of the team members, the attractions visited, and the changes in the campsite.
drive your vehicle into mainland china and tibet
self driving, hiking, camping, Tibetan culture
One of the most epic and most beautiful road trips
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