You have finished your education and found your dream job. Everything you planed has come true. So what is the one thing that you are still missing? What is that one thing that you have never thought of?
Let me tell you. You have probably already planned your future holidays to visit a beach resort. But you never thought about visiting Mount Everest, the earth’s highest mountain above sea level. Yes, Mount Everest is the new destination that you can visit. Not just visit but also ride towards it on 2 wheels. Visiting Mount Everest can be the one thing that you should put in your ‘todo list’. Let us introduce you to the ‘Tibet easy rider’ – it is the highest elevation BMW Motorrad authorized dealer in the world. Which is located in Lhasa, Tibet at an altitude of 3,650 meters.
Overview of the trip
You arrive at the Gongkar Airport and start your 10 days motorbike tour, which includes 6 days riding and covering a total riding distance of 1035 miles/1665 km. During your 10 days, you are provided accommodations at one of the best local hotels or hostels. Highlights: Potala Palace/Jokhang Temple/Barkhor Street/Yamdrok Lake/Karola Glacier/Tashilhunpo Monastery/Gyawu-La pass/Rongbuk Monastery/Namtso Lake
You are provided a BMW motorbike for your 10 days trip. To get to know more information about the Mount Everest motorbike tour you can visit this Tibet easy rider
D1 Arrival in Lhasa
D2 Application for a local motorcycle driver’s license
D3 Potala Palace-Jokhang Temple-Barkhor Street-Sera Monastery
D4 Lhasa-Yamdrok Lake-Karola Glacier-Gyantse-Shigatse (365 KM)
D5 Shigatse-Tashilhunpo Monastery -Lhaze- Tingri (240 KM)
D6 Tingri-Rongbu Monastery-Tingri (170 KM)
D7 Tingri- Lhaze- Shigatse (240 KM)
D8 Shigatse-Yangpachen-Damxung (350 KM)
D9 Damxung- Namtso Lake -Lhasa (300 KM)
D10 Departure from Lhasa
DAY 1 Lhasa 3,650m
Welcome to Tibet, the Roof of the World! Our trip begins from Lhasa where you will be met at the airport and escorted to the hotel by your tour guide. You will have the rest of the day to explore the city on your own and adapt to the mountain altitude. Overnight in Lhasa.
Tips of the day: We suggest you avoid any strenuous exercise, even bathing. It is best to take it easy, drink plenty of water, and rest as much as possible.
On this day, our guide will assist you with the paperwork to obtain your local motorcycle driver’s license. The rest of the day is set aside for you to acclimatize and explore the city on your own. Overnight in Lhasa.
Potala Palace＞ Jokhang Temple ＞ Barkhor Street ＞ Sera Monastery
Start today’s Lhasa exploration with an exciting visit to iconic Potala Palace, which is known as one of the most beautiful buildings in the world. In addition, we will also visit Jokhang Temple which is regarded as the spiritual heart of Tibetan Buddhism. Our visit will not be completed without walking along the Barkhor Street, the ancient route to circumambulate Jokhang Temple. The last site of the day will be the famous Sear Monastery, where you will have the opportunity to observe monks debating in a courtyard as they have been doing for hundreds of years. Overnight in Lhasa.
Tips of the day:
•There are 1080 steps up to the top of Potala Palace. We recommend that you take it easy due to the high altitude;
•Taking photos is not allowed inside the palace; •Today you will be mostly outdoors, please bring some water, a hat, sunscreen, and sunglasses.
DAY 4 365km Shigatse 3,800m
Lhasa ＞ Yamdrok Lake ＞ Karola Glacier ＞ Shigatse
A thrilling motorcycle ride is about to begin today! We will leave Lhasa and ride to Shigatse, the second largest city in Tibet. The first site you will reach is the Yamdrok Lake (altitude: 4,400m), one of the three holy lakes in Tibet. As we continue our ride through the Tibetan plateau, prayer flags announce your arrival at Karola Glacier (5,045m), where you can see the white snow from a couple of hundred meters away beside your road. From there you will ride to the historical city of Gyantse prior to arriving at our hotel in Shigatse.
DAY 5 240km Tingri 4,300m
Shigatse ＞ Lhaze ＞ Tingri Our day begins with a visit to the official location of the Panchen Lama: Tashilhunpo Monastery，the most influential Gelug monastery in Shigatse. We will have the opportunity to walk along the cobblestone alleys and visit halls and chapels in this culturally important site. Later in the day, we will head to Tingri. Overnight in Tingri.
DAY 6 170km Tingri 4,300m
Tingri ＞ Gyawu-La Pass ＞ Rongbuk Monastery ＞ Tingri This morning we start riding for Gyawu-La pass (5,198m) as the altitude gets higher. From here we can admire magnificent views of 4 famous peaks namely Mt. Makalu (8,463m), Mt. Lhotse (8,561m), Mt. Everest (8,844m), and Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201m). Our ride continues to Rongbuk Monastery, which is the highest monastery in the world as well as the best viewpoint for Mt. Everest. After that, we will go back in the same way to Tingri. Overnight in Tingri.
DAY 7 240km Shigatse 3,800m
Tingri ＞ Lhaze ＞ Shigatse We will leave Tingri to retrace our previous route to Shigatse. Stunning views of primitive landscapes will accompany us throughout the day. Overnight in Shigatse.
DAY 8 350km Damxung 4,200m
Shigatse ＞ Yangpachen ＞ Damxung This morning we will start riding through the rural scenery to Damxung via Yangpachen on our way. The grassland scenery stretches to dozens of kilometers away on both sides of the road, sometimes you will probably see the prairie-like scene with the sheep and yaks eating grass on the meadow. Later of the day you will arrive in Damxung and overnight in a local hostel.
DAY 9 300km Lhasa 3,650m
Damxung ＞ Namtso Lake ＞ Yangpachen ＞ Lhasa This morning we will ride to Namtso Lake. We will firstly arrive at a land full of colorful prayer flags—Tanggula View Point. Then we will pass the Nagen-La Pass (5,190m). Our next destination is Namtso Lake, one of the three holy lakes in Tibet. It looks like the waters is melting into the sky with same color. After that we will go back to Lhasa for returning our motorcycles. Overnight in Lhasa.
Lhasa This morning we will transfer to Lhasa airport where you will say goodbye to your guide, your driver, and to Tibet.
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