Today our guide will meet you here in Golmud and stay for the night here. Before go to bed our guide will brief about the tour programme. Hotel
Golmud – Tuotuoheyan (410km)
We will leave Golmud early in the morning; from here its starts the real Tibetan part of trip. The roads are straight and fast but bouncy road. There were two high passes, the first 4768m, the second, 5010m.
Tuotuoheyan – Naqu (430km)Stay overnight in Naqu
We leave Tuotuoheyan after breakfast; we will ride over a pass of 5231m which will be the highest that we will come across in this trip. The ride will be bouncy but fast for some times and then soon we will make it into Naqu, one of the first Tibet checkpoints.
Nakchu(4300m) – Damshong – Namtso(4718m), 230
We will leave Nakchu right after breakfast; we will pass through many checkpoints from here but with proper papers nothing to worry. We will have our first view of the beautiful lake Namtso from the pass 5100m.
Namtso-Lhasa250km, 4hrs(Overnight in Lhasa hotel)
We leave Namtso after breakfast and head to Lhasa, there will be one of our staff waiting for us at the hotel to welcome. We can go for a short walk or rest in the hotel. Later there will be a welcome dinner at a local Tibetan home or restaurant.
Free day at Lhasa3650m (Overnight in Lhasa hotel)
Today is a free day for every one so you can wonder around the markets and do shopping for the next trip or visit the landmark the Potala Palace, the monasteries or rest and do nothing.
lhasa-shigatse 280km ,3860(overnight in shigatse h
We will leave right after breakfast,and head toward Shigatse, the roads are straight and nice. As due to high altitude we must ride slow not so fast and we must rest well at Shigatse.
Shigatse to Tingri 246km (4050 m) overnight in Tin
After breakfast we will head to Old Tingri. We will see the unmistakable pyramid poking out above some hills in the distance. It will take your breath away. We will also see the Mt Cho-Oyu which is the 6th highest mountain in the world, 8201m. We will check in hotel and rest for the day.
Tingri to Everest Base Camp126km (5100m)overnight
We will leave right after late breakfast, and head toward base camp. After a bone shaking few hours we will see the full view of the Mount Everest from the base camp. There you will see often Mountaineers getting ready to climb Mt. Everest. We will rest for a while in the teahouse of Base Camp and later we will head to Mountaineering camp to take picture of sun set and return back to teahouse for the night.
Mount Everest to Shigatse372km,3860m(overnight in
We will wake up early morning to catch the sun rise picture with Mount Everest and then after breakfast we will head to Shigatse and spend the night there.
Shigatse to lhasa320km(overnight in Lhasa hotel)
We leave right after breakfast head to Lhasa and the roads are straight with beautiful sceneries. On the way we will come across the pass at the Karola glacier which even in its reduced state was an impressive sight. Riding on the side of Turquoise Lake Yumdrok Yumtso was probably one of the most beautiful refreshing trips. When we reach Lhasa we will rest for some time and then go out for dinner.
Rest day in Lhasa.(3650m)
Rest one day in Lhasa before we head back to Golmud, a free day so you can do some shopping, wonder round Lhasa.
Lhasa to Nakchu326km,4300m
After breakfast we will say goodbye to Lhasa and head to Nakchu. The roads are straight and you might see wild animals on the road side. Nakchu has many festivals like the famous horse riding, if you are lucky enough you might see it. Stay the night at Nakchu.
Nakchu to Tuotuohe419km,4265m
Right after breakfast we head to Tuotuoheyan.Again the roads are lovely and lots of wild animals such wild Yak and but if you see one must be careful as sometimes they attracts.
Tuotuohe to Golmud399km,2828m
From Tuotuoheyan we will head to Golmud. Our tour end at Golmud we say goodbye to each other.