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Code Id NAVO-SD-302
Title
Cross China from Mohan(China-Laos border)
to
Zhangmu (China-Nepal border)
P.S. Self-drive from south to southwest China
Duration 18 Days.
Areas Yunnan,Tibet
Itinerary Mohan-Jinghong-Dali-Lijaing-
Dali-Shangri-la-Deqin-Mangkang-
Zuogong-Ranwu-Bomi-Nyingchi-
Lhasa-Shigatse-Dingri-
Mt Everest-Zhangmu
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Highlights China Tropical Botanic Garden, Lijiang ancient town, Tiger Leaping Gorge, Dali ancient city, Lijiang Ancient Town, Tiger leaping Gorge, Shangri-la, Deqin, Meili Snow mountain, Ranwu Lake, Nyingchi Basongcuo Lake, Lhasa Potala palace, Jokhang Temple, Tashilunpo Monastery, Mt Everest, Zhangmu port.
Itinerary day by day
01 Mohan/Mengna Hotel
Enter China, and deal with the related entry procedures. Then drive to Mengna and handle the vehicle and driving license process. If time permits, we can visit the nearby local ethnic minority villages and try the local ethnic food for dinner if you are interested.
02 Mengna/Mengxing/Jinghong 150km Hotel
Finish the rest procedures.
We suggest visiting the Menglun Tropical Botanic Garden which is the best tropic botanic garden in China.
We may also visit the Ganlanba Village, the local Dai minority villages.
03 Jinghong---Puer---Nanjian 480kms Hotel
It is a driving day, but a beautiful driving day. The roads through mountains, villages, fields, tea gardens etc, up and down. When you drive on this road, you will feel you and your vehicle are dancing among the mountains and fields.
About 6-7 hours driving today.
04 Nanjian---Dali---Lijiang 305kms Hotel
We drive to Dali in the morning, and visit the Dali ancient city, and beautiful places nearby, the Erhai Lake etc.
Then in the afternoon, we drive to Lijiang.
05 Lijiang Hotel
Whole day relax and visit at Lijiang. Lijiang is one of the top 4 ancient cities in China and it is a colorful, romantic, ethnic and exotic ancient city.
06 Lijiang---Tiger Leaping Gorge---Shangri-la 180kms Hotel
We drive from Lijiang to Tiger Leaping Gorge and have a 2-3 hours trekking at famous Tiger Leaping Gorge. You will be surprised by the grand and beautiful gorge and then we drive to Shangri-la.
07 Shangri-la---Deqin 184kms Hotel
We visit Shangri-la and the Songzanlin Temple which is named the small Potala Palace. And then visit the beautiful scenery near Deqin, such as see the Mt. Kawa Kapor from far, the Minyong Glacier etc. But if you want to visit Kawa Kapor nearby, it need more time.
08 Deqin---Mangkang 240kms Hotel
240kms driving to Mangkang through mountain road and the altitude begin to rise up about 700m today. Visit at Mangkang.
09 Mangkang---Basu 360kms Hotel
This is a challenging day for all the drivers today. The road is from Bangda to Basu is very slope and many abrupt turns. Very interesting and challenging for drivers.
10 Basu---Ranwu 90kms Hotel
90kms driving to Ranwu and whole day visit the nearby rural villages and the Ranwu Lake and the glacier. Ranwu lake is regarded as the heaven far from cities and commercial influence. Very beautiful and a lot of things waiting for you to explore.
11 Ranwu---Bomi---Nyingchi 350kms Hotel
Most beautiful driving day of all this tour.Today you will see the grand Namcha Barwa from far and beautiful forests and mountains, blue sky, while cloud, lovely local people, bright sunshine etc.
12 Nyingchi---Lhasa 460kms Hotel
After the visit of the Bamsongcuo Lake, you may drive to Lhasa.
You may also drive to Bangsongcuo lake last night and camping there. It is a good camping choice.
13 Lhasa Hotel
Visit at Lhasa, the holy city, such as the Potala Palace, the Jokhang Temple, the Barkhor Street etc.
14 Lhasa—Gyantse Hotel
Drive to the Yamdrok Lake, one of the 3 holy lakes in Tibet and then drive to visit Gyantse for the beautiful Pango Chorten etc.
15 Gyantse---Shigatse----Lhaze 260kms Hotel
Drive to Shigatse and visit the Tashilunpo Monastery and then drive to Lhaze.
Tashilunpo Monastery is the second important temples in Tibet, the sit place for Panchen Lama and where their stupas located. And there is the largest bronze stadium of the Buddha in the world.
16 Lhaze---Mt. Everest 180kms Hotel
Drive to Mt Everest and visit the real roof of the world----world famous Mt Everest. This is one of the highlights of this tour, driving to the highest places of the world. What a challenge it is.
17 Mt. Everest—Dingri—Niylamu 320kms Hotel
After the morning walk at Mt Everest, we will drive to Niylamu today on national road, about 7-8 hours driving.
18 Niylamu—Zhangmu 40kms
We drive to Zhangmu border port, after the exit process, we will exit China to Nepal from Zhangmu.
Note 1, This itinerary may be a little tight for some guests, if your style is relax one. Considering both enjoyment and economical aspects, we try to make the tour full of visit and shows different things to you within a limited time.
2, If your tour is a customized one, you may tell us your need and we can adjust the itinerary for you according to your personal needs.
3, If you join the group, we need to consider all the guests’ need. If you have any question about the route and road condition and driving time, please contact us further more.


                   
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