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7500 meters above sea level near kashgar Muztagata
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7500 meters above sea level near kashgar Muztagata
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7500 meters above sea level near kashgar Muztagata

SECOND LARGEST DESERT IN THE WORLD

SECOND LARGEST DESERT IN THE WORLD

SECOND LARGEST DESERT IN THE WORLD



the highest peaks in the world
   


Day1 enter from Laos to China via border pass called Boten Chinese Named it Mohan. 3 star Hotel. The day you have all your paper done and to have your car checked in the border Pass.

Day2 Boten to JInghong.It is 100 Kilometers and all the road os paved super highways. 3 star Hotel

Day3JInghong to Yuanjiang Yuanjiang is the home town of the Yi and Dai Minority groups of china. On way you may also visit vast area of the tea plant.3 star

Day 4Yuanjiang to Kunming (220km) 3star Hotel

Day5 Kunmingto Dali (400km/5h) 3 star Hotel
Morning drive to Dali in the afternoon you may visit the temple of three pagoda and ancient city of Dali. 3 star hotel

Day6 Dali to Lijiang (160km)

Morning visit the market of Xizhou.then visit the fishing village in the surrounding area of Erhai Lake. Watching the cormorant to capture the fish in the lake.After that drive to Lijiang about 1609 kilometers distance from Dali.Uponarrival,visiting the Dayan ancientcity.and Square Street.

Day7 Lijiang to zhongdian(180km)
Morning drive to Zhongdian with the zigzag mountain road,on the way visit JIngsha River that means the Gold Sand river and the Leaping tiger gorges and little plateau Pasture land. Upon arrival,visiting the ZhongdianJIantang ancient city. 3 star Hotel

Day8 Zhongdian to Deqing (200km)
Morning drive northwards to the Deqingcounty located at the northmost of the Yunnan province. It is 200 kilometers distance from Zhongdian.On the way you will also cross over White Horse Snow MountaIns Natural Protection area at 4200 meters. Upon arrival Deqing and continue to enjoy the sunset of holy mountain of Yunnan province Mieli Snow mountians which is highest peaks in the province of Yunnan at the 6740meters above sea level. 3star Hotel

Day 9Deqing to Yanjing(120km)
Get up earlier in the morning to enjoy sunrise of the beautiful scenery of the Meili Snow mountains,then keep going to Yanjing with 120 kilometers precipitous mountains roads. Anoeone who pass here should be driving carefully because of the road situation.Upon arrival of Yanjing to visit the church of Catholicism in Yanjing to know this multi culture area of Tibet where there are many culture are combined here as a amalgamation area of religion and crossroads of Yuan and Tibet and Sichuan province. Guest House

Day10Yanjing to Zuogong.(160km)
Drive towards Zuogong and then Span over the sinuous Lantsang river and after that pass the Zhuka bridge
Pass the Zhuka bridge then go across JiaobaMountains after this continue to across the highest mountains pass on the Sichuan Tibet highway at 5008 meters. Standing at the snowcapped Mountain pass that is high in the cloud one can overlook into the far distance that The Tibet Sichuan Highway and Lantsangriver just like two bright silk ribbons that is among the towering and steep mountains and valleys. Sometime it show up and sometimes it disappeared. And finally arrive in Zuogong. Guest House

Day11Zuogong to Ranwu Lake (330km)
Stay in the local hotel (sub standard hotel) because of the local condition.
Morning dive to south of RanwuLake(350km) area. It is the area of mountians where the Nyainqentanglhamountains and Hengduan mountain are converged here.Here the mountians is high and valley is deep There are many glaciers. Go along the meadow of plateau and keep going forward to overlook the snow mountians and glaciers Upon arrival of Ranma Valley you can appreciate the snow mountians primitive forests, idyllic scenery which is reflected and shinedmutually . The scenery is extremely beautiful. Ranwulake is famous plateau glaciers lake. It covers the area of 22 squre kilometers. At 3850 meters. Guest House

Day12 Ranwu to Bomi (150km)
Stay in the local hotel (sub standard hotel) because of the local condition.
Drive to Bomi in the morning(150km).Bomi in ancient times was called Bowe that means ancestor. Historically, Bomi had been disengaged from the administration of the Tibet local government and became aindependent country that has the high degree of autonomy in southeast part of Tibet.Due to the special history experience so that Bomi is not only different from Kang area. But also different from unique local customs in Gongbu area. A small town called Zhamu of Bomi county that are surrounded by snow mountias and forests has fresh air and very beautiful very charming at sea level 1100 also can be called oriental Switzerland.Guest House.

Day13 Bomi to Bayi (250km)
Drive to Bayi in the morning,on the way you can see the extremelyperfection of the natural beauty of the rural scenery. People will enjoy themself so much as to forget to go home;andto linger on without any thought of leaving. Guest House

Day14 Bayi to Lhasa (300km)
: Drive to Lhasa then to the hotel your local tibet tour guide will meet you in the hotel.and hand over with guide you had from Yunnan. 3 Star Hotel

Day15 Lhasa
Sightseeing in Lhasa
Visit to Patala Palace, Jolkhang Temple and Barkhor Streets. Potala Palace was first built in the
7th entury by the famous Tibetan king-Songtsen arnpo, The present one was built by the 5th Dalai Lma in the 17th century. It became known as the "Winter Palace" by the 1750's, when the 7th Dalai Lama built the Norbulingka Park as his summer residence.The Potala is divided into Red Palace and White Palace. The red palace was for religious use And the white one for political use.JokhangTempleis situated in the old section of Lhasa,it was built in the Mid--7th century A.D. by king Songtsen Gampo. It is the most sacred place in Tibet. Pilgrims come here to pay homage from all over Tibet. Barkor Streets is called " the window of Tibet". It was formed when Jokhang had been built. Today it is a big free market In Tibetan means "the hill of rice", for the white
Monastery looks like a big hill of rice. It is situated halfway up Mt Ganpoi Uze in the western suburbs of Lhasa. It was founded in 1416 by Jamyang Choje, a Disciple of Trongkhaba, founder of the Yellow Hat sect. The monastery, occupying an area of 250,000 Square meters with 7700 lamas before, is the largest monastery in Asia. Before the Potala Palace was built,
the Drepung Monastery served as the seat of the 2nd, 3'dand 4th Dalai Lamas. After the construction of Potala Palace, the 5th Dalai Lama moved to Potala. Sera in Tibetan means " Hailstone", legend tells that it hailed during the foundation of this famous
monastery. It is situated at the foot of Mt. Peibuqie in the northern suburb of Lhasa. Sera Monastery was founded in 1419 by Jamchen Choje, another disciple of Tsongkaba. It once housed 5,500 lamas in its golden age, and is proud of its glorious history during the Ming Dynasty. Norbulingka Park, known as Jewel Park was the site of the Dalai Lamas' summer palace.
It is situated one kilometer west of the Potala Palace and covers a total area of 360,000 square meters. In 1752, the 7th Dalai Lama built the first palace in this park, since then, Norbulingka has become the summer palace for successive Dalai Lamas to carry out their political and religious activities during the summer season. In 1954, the 14th Dalai Lama, TenzinGyatso, built the last palace in Norbulingkathe "New Palace". Construction of this palace started in 1954 and was completed in 1957. Today Norbulingka has become a public park for picnicing, 3 starHotel

relaxinq and entertainment.
DAY16 Lhasa rest 3 star Hotel

Day 17Lhasa to Gyantse. (265km)
Drive 265km from Lhasa to Gyantse. After crossing the Chushur Bridge over the Yarlong
Tsangpo River, we begin to climb up the Kampala Pass which is 4800 meters above sea level, from the foot of Kampala, the unpaved road winds up the mountain to the top. By the Yarlong Tsangpo River, we can see the Yamdrok Yumtso Hydroelectric Power Station, it is the biggest one in Tibet. A tunnel has been built through the Kampala Mountain to drain off the water from the Yamdrok Yumtso Lake to the power station, from the lake to the power station, there isa
drop of more than 800meters. The power station IS built to supply electricity for Lhasacity. Onceacross the pass, the magnificent Yamdrok Yumtso appears before eyes, with a chain of snow clad peaks in the distance. 'YamdrokYumtso" means'TurquoiseLake' inTibetan.
It is one of the three sacred lakes in Tibet, folk tales describe Yamdrok Yumtso as a transformation of a goddess. We will take a break at the top for you to I enjoy this breathtaking scenery and taking pictures. Driving down the pass and have box lunch at the lakeside. From the lake, about seventy kilometers drive would take us to another pass, Karola Pass, where
when crossing, the snows of Mt. Nojin Gang 5ang liea few feet within our reach, the altitude here is about 5000 meters above sea level. Photo stop for about fifteen minutes. It is about seventy-five kilometers from Karola to Gyantse. Check in the Gyantse Hotel,
dinner in the hotel.3 star htoel

Day18 Gyantse/Shigatze (95km)
_drive to SJUgatse en Route visit Shalu Monaster Palcho monastery was founded by Raptan Kunsang in 1418, under the spritual quidance of Tsongkhapa 's disciple Kedup Je. It is a complex composed of sixteen mona steries of three different sects : Gelugpa, 5akyapa and Bhoton. The Kumbum Pagoda is one of the most magnificent buildinqs in Tibet, it has one hundred and twelve chapels in it, many of the paintings in Kumbum are the work of fifteen century Nepalese craftsman and are among the best preserved examples of that style to have survived in Tibet. It takes about one hour to visit the monastery, after that, drive directly to Shigatse. The distance between Gyantse and Shigatse is about 95km. When we almost arrived in Shigatse, we will pay a visit to Shalu Monastery, it is about 8km from the main road. Shalu Monastery was built in the year 1000 by Sherab Jungne. The architecture of t he monastery with a feature of completely Chinese Yuan Dynasty's temple, it isa rare and unique work of art, mixed feature of Tibetan and Han. The monaste ry enshrines various relics such as religious objects, Buddhist scriptures
written on ' pattra ' leaves, and an important decree of Pagpa, the Sakya abbot . After sightsee of Shalu, drive 27km to Shigatse, check in hotel. In the afternoon, visit to Tashilhunpo Monastery and the local free market. Tashilhunpo Monastery was founded in 1447 by Gendun Drup, a nephew of Tsongkhaba, and the f irst Dalai Lama . He was entombed in Tashilhunpo, the only Dalai Lama whose remains are not enshrined in Lhasa. It is the biggest Gelugpa monastery in the Tsang region of Tibet, which once housed 3,800 monks. Tash ilhunpo became the official seat of the Panchen Lama, the chief spiritual and temporal authority of Tsang. The most amazing image in this monastery is the statue of the giant Maitreya ( Future Buddha) erected by
the ninth Panchen Lama in 1914, and took four years for its establ ishment. This giant statue stands twenty-six meters in height. A total of 6,700 ounces of gold and 115,875 kilograms of copper and a great quantity of precious things such as pearls, turquoises, corals and ambers were used for its construction. It is the biggest bronze statue in the world. After the
sightseeing of Tashilhunpo, we could take a short Walk to the Gang Gyan Carpet Factory which is just opposit the monastery. Here all the weaving is done by hand in the traditional way. Then drive to the free market. You are free to go back the hotel by our bus Or by yourself, the market is not very far from the hotel. 3 star hotel.

Day 19 Shigatze /Dingri (250)
rive about 250 km from Shigatse to Tingri. After crossing over the Younongla Pass, we will pay a visit to the famous Sakya Monastery, th e center of the Sakya Sect of Tibetan Buddhim. Sakya Monastery is 143 km to the south west of Shigatse, it stands in two parts on either side of Dongchu River. The Monastery was founded in 1073 by Konchok Gyelpo of the
powerful Khon family. The infiuential position of this family can be traced back to the times of the early kings of Tibet, when Khon Palpoche apears as a minister of king Trisong Detsen. The Sakya Sect once ruled the whole of Tibet under the Yuan Dynasty 's supervision. The monastery has great influence over the Tibetan history and cultural development. The State Council of PRC has classified it the national level protected monument. Owing to its valuable and voluminous amount of Buddhist sutras and cultural remains, the monastery is often considered as the ' Tun
Huang the second '. After sightseeing of Sakya Monastery, drive on for about 130 km to Tingri. On the way we will pass the Gyatsola Pass, which is 5252 meters above sea level, from where you can see Mt. Everest on a clear day. Stay at the Tingri Mt. Everest Hotel. Guest house

Day 20 Tingri---Zhangmu (250km)
Drive 250 km to Zhangmu. After sixty kilometers' drive we will arrive at the Tingri Village from where you can enjoy a full view of Mt. Everest, which seems close in sight but some seventy kilometers of actual distance, we will have a break here for taking pictures. After we
climb up to the summit of the Lablungla Pass, which is 5124 meters high, the whole range of the Himalayan seems emerging from the horizon below, the beautiful Shisha Pangma stands silhouetting against the blue skies to the south east of the Pass. Shisha Pangma is 8012 meters above sea level, it is the forteenth highest mountain in the world. From the 5124 meters' Lablungla Pass we begain to go down to the 2400 meters' lush green valleys of Zhangmu, the view here is completely deferent from the barren plateau. The climate here is mild the year round but misty and rainy during the monsoons season. The inhabitants are "Sherpas" a Tibetan race living along the Sino Nepal border regions. Quite a number of Nepalese traders and labourers reside here busily engaged in business. The friendship bridge is the border line,
which lies seven kilometers from the Zhangmu Hotel. Stay at the Zhangmu Hotel.
End of this great tr ip of 8 days. Go through the exit formalities at Zhangmu Customs. Say goodbye to your guide and driver. Guest house

Day21 Leave china to Nepal
1,permit from Beijing that is all from Beijing Ministry of Public Security,,Highest ranking military office of PLA in Beijing. General Administration of Customs, National Tourism Administration In Beijing..
2,Tibet entry permit
3 temporary licence and car plate
4, customs clearance fee
5,guide fees
6,accommodation for guide
7,transportation for guide
8, service charge for travel agent
9 insurance fees .