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Chengdu - Tibet Overland Tour

Duration:
15
Destination:
Chengdu, Xinduqiao,Daocheng,Yading,Xiangcheng,Zhongdian,Deqin,Dzogang,Ranwu,Nychin, Bayi, Lhasa
Highlights:
Xinduqiao, Songzanlinsi Monastery,Ranwu Lake,Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon,Draksum Tso,Potala Palace
Tour Code:
COT-05

Day 1 Chengdu ?Yaan ?Luding ?Kangding - Xinduqiao 

We will depart Chengdu in the morning, via the rain city Yaan, pass the Erlang Mountain and cross the Luding Iron Bridge, arrive in the photograph paradise, Xinduqiao.

 

Day 2 Xinduqiao ?Yajiang ?Litang - Daocheng 

Take photos in the paradise place and then depart Xinduqiao, pass Gaoersi Mountain then arrive in Daocheng, where you will be shocked by the natural scene. Overnight in Daocheng.

 

Day 3 Daocheng ?Riwa - Yading 

Depart from Daocheng to Yading, on the way you can visit Chonggu Temple and visit Tibetan villages. Overnight in Yading.

 

Day 4 Yading ?Riwa ?Daocheng - Xiangcheng 

Drive back to Daocheng after breakfast, go and visit Sangpo temple. Overnight at Xiangcheng.

 

Day 5 Xiangcheng - Zhongdian

Go to the holy paradise place-Shangri-la, pass the small snow mountain, enter into Yunnan area, visit the biggest temple in Yunnan- Dan Tanganyika Songzanlinsi. Overnight in Shangri-la.

 

Day 6 Zhongdian - Deqin 

Visit Zhongdian Napa lake, Yila grassland, drive to Deqin and overnight at Deqin.

 

Day 7 Deqin ?Markhm - Dzogang  

Travel along the National Road Yunnan-Tibet Highway 214 lines, pass by the Cha Ma Ancient Road center, enter into Tibet, across Jinsha river, then arrive in the last town of easten Tibet-Mangkang. Overnight in Dzogang.

 

Day 8 Dzonggang ?Basu - Ranwu

Depart from Dzonggang, pass Bangda (where locates the highest airport), pass by the Yala mountain (4650m), arrive in Basu then Ranwok. Overnight in Ranwu.

 

Day 9 Ranwu - Bomi - Lunang Forest Park

In the morning, we will visit Ranwu Lake, which is surounded by the thick forest. In the afternoon, we will arrive in Lunang town which means Dragon Valley in Tibetan words. It is wonderful scenery in Tibet. Overnight at Lunang.

 

Day 10 Lunang Forest Park ?Tongmai - Nyingchi 

In the morning we will depart to Nyingchi after breakfast and visit Ancient Cypress Forests. Overnight in Nyingchi.

 

Day 11 Milin - Bayi 

Pass the Milin-Yarlung Zangbo Bridge; enjoy the Photographic paradise-- Great Bend of the Yarlung Tsangpo which is called the most beautiful valley in China. Overnight in Bayi.

 

Day 12 Bayi - Draksum Tso - Lhasa

After breakfast go and visit the holly land-- Draksum Tso which is the 4A scenic pot in China. Then pass by the Niyang River, arrive in Lhasa and overnight at Lhasa.

 

Day 13 Lhasa City Tour

Tour starts from the religious Potala Palace (3700 m )built in the 7th century by the famous Tibetan king-Songtzen Gampo. The present one was built by the 5th Dalai Lama in the 17th century. It became known as the "Winter Palace" by the 1750, when the 7th Dalai Lama built the Norbulingka Park as his summer residence. After lunch, you will visit Jokhang Temple, situated in the old section of Lhasa.

King Songtzen Gampo built this temple in the mid-7th century A.D. Now it is the most sacred place in Tibet. Pilgrims come here to pay homage from all over Tibet. After that we will wander in Barkhore Street.

 

Day 14 Lhasa ?Namtso - Lhasa

In the afternoon, driving to the North to see the biggest lake in Tibet - Namtso Lake (elevation 4718m), enjoying the sunset over the lake surface. Beside it is the peak of Mt. Nyianchentangula (altitute is 7162m). We will drive back to Lhasa in the afternoon.

 

Day 15 Departure

Transfer to airport for your next stop.