chengdu--lhasa overland tour
15 day Overland Tibet Tours Sichuan to Tibet Northern Route
as far as know chengdu-lhasa over land over tour is a deeping explore tour , you need taking long travel , not only get ready you cash , but your energy and emotion, l know you like tibetan culture , go with you big lens , experience real of diffrient culture ,
Kangdiang Taining Hotel
It's 147KM from Chengdu to Kangding.The first place we'll go is Yaan.It's famous for its" rain,beauty woman and fish". Our car is driving along the dainty Qingyi river and pass into the mountain Erlang.It's 3437M and the first difficult road because of the high,narrow way. On the nightfall, we will arrive at Kangding.we can go to Erdao bridge hot spring to have a rest.
Kangding/ Tagong/ Bamei( 215km)
Bamei dorm bed
Drving from Kangding to Bamei to visit Tanggong Monastery, afternoon visit Garthar Chode Monastery of Bamei.
Bamei/ Daofu/ Luhuo(180km)
Luhuo Standard room
Drive from Bamei to Daofu visit Nyitso Monastery, then to Luhuo, visit Drango Gompa.
Luhuo/ Kasuo-tso ( Kasa Lake)/ Ganzi(100km)
Ganzi Standard room
Drive from Luohuo to Ganze, about 20km from Ganzi have a look at Kasuo-tso. In the afternoon visit Garze Monastery and some small monsteries around.
Ganzi/ Manigango/ Yihun La-tso ( Xinlu hai)/ Derge(220km)
Derge Standard room
Drive from Ganzi to Manigango, around 13km after Manigango is Yilhun La-tso ( Xinluhai), a stunning, holy alpine lake bordered by chortens and dozens of rock carvings. And you will have a chance to the huge glaciers of 6018m Que'er Mountain. Arrives at Gerge to visit Derge Bakong Scripture Printing Press and Monastery.
Chamdo standard room
Drive from Derge to Chamdo via Jomda, crossing the Jinsha river at the boarder and several high passes.
Chamdo/ Riwoche(105km), 5-6hours, rough road, 3800m
Riwoche dorm bed
Chamdo is the major transport, administrative and trade centre of the Kham region. In the morning visit Jampaling Monastery on the hilltop, do pilgrimage circumambulation. Then drive to Riwoche.
Riwoche/ Tengchen (150KM)
Tengchen dorm bed
Morning drive to visit Riwoche Monastery Tsuglhakhang, then start driving to Tengchen, visit Zhizhu Monastery, considered to be Tibet's largest Bon Monastery. This part road from Riwoche to Tengchen is very narrow, better no stop on the way.
Tengche/ Sok (306km)
Sok dorm bed
Today you will see the fabulous views of nomad camps and yak herds made tiny by the huge range of snowy peaks to the south, cross the stunning Shel-la(4830m) pass, probably you will have a chance to visit the impressive Sok Tsanden Monastery, the miniature Potala.
Sok/ Nagchu (238km)
Nagchu standard room
Today you will be well and truly in the grasslands of northern Tibetan. on the way you will pass several small villages, nomad tents.
Nagchu/ Namtso Lake (210km)
Namtso Tent Guest Houese
Take the Qinghai-Tibet Hway to arrive at Damxung, then pass the Largen-La, arrives at one of the three holy lakes in Tibet - Namtso. You can do a bit walking at Namtso Lake side.
Namtso lake/ Tsurphu Monastery/ Lhasa(350km)
Hotel by yourself
Morning time take photo of sunrise beside the Namtso lake , then driving pass by Nagqu Grassland back to Lhasa, on the way you will have a chance enjoy Yangbache- hotspring. Driving rough road vist Tsurphu Monastery which is original Monastery for Grupa. Then send you back to Lhasa' hotel you stayed.
Lhasa Fengyaxuan Grand Hotel
Morning time visit Potala Palace. Afternoon visit Jokhang Temple, then walk around Barkhor Market.
Lhasa Fengyaxuan Grand Hotel
Morning time visit Norbulingka. Afternoon visit Sera Monastery.
Train/ Flight out of Lhasa.(80km)
Guide and driver on time dropping off to Lhasa train station or airport end the trip.