Wild Frontiers' Himalayan Journey from Lhasa to Kashgar: booked!

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Destination: Tibet and Xinjiang, China

Why: To see the Himalaya again from a different angle (of course!), by way of Lhasa, Everest Base Camp (North) and the Mt Kailash kora before winding up with a return visit to Kashgar....

When: July/August 2010

How: Wild Frontiers' Himalayan Journey from Lhasa to Kashgar.

Itinerary

Part 1: Getting there

  • Day 1 : Fly London - Beijing
  • Day 2 : Arrive Beijing
  • Day 3 : Fly to Lhasa (= Trip day 1)

Part 2: Himalayan Journey from Lhasa to Kashgar trip

  • Day 1 : Lhasa (on Getting there Day 3)
  • Day 2 : Lhasa
  • Day 3 : Lhasa
  • Day 4 : Lhasa - Shigatse
  • Day 5 : Shigatse - Lhatse
  • Day 6 : Lhatse - Rongphu Monastery
  • Day 7 : Rongphu - Everest Base Camp - Rongphu
  • Day 8 : Rongphu - Pekhutso Lake
  • Day 9 : Pekhutso Lake - Saga
  • Day 10 : Saga - Paryang
  • Day 11 : Paryang - Manasarovar Lake
  • Day 12 : Mount Kailash
  • Day 13 : Mount Kailash
  • Day 14 : Mount Kailash
  • Day 15 : Kailash - Tsada/Zanda (Guge)
  • Day 16 : Around Tsada/Zanda (Guge)
  • Day 17 : Tsada/Zanda - Shiquanhe/Ali
  • Day 18 : Shiquanhe/Ali - Duoma
  • Day 19 : Duoma - Da Hong Liu Tan
  • Day 20 : Da Hong Liu Tan - Mazar
  • Day 21 : Mazar - Yecheng
  • Day 22 : Yecheng - Kashgar
  • Day 23 : Kashgar
  • Day 24 : Fly Kashgar - Urumchi - Beijing

Part 3: Getting back

  • Day 1 : Fly Beijing - London

Google map
(Not sure if this is our route or not, but it's what comes up as Google Maps' directions from Lhasa to Kashgar!)

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