Lands of Silk and Snow: Luang Prabang to Lhasa
Laos - Yunnan - Tibet
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Lands of Silk and Snow: Luang Prabang to Lhasa is a discovery of the world’s most stunningly beautiful scenery: From subtropical Laos via Yunnan to the valleys and mountains of the Tibetan Plateau. ...Read More

Setting out from Luang Prabang you will drive through Laos rainforest and past sleepy villages to some of Yunnan’s best loved destinations – Dali and Shangri-La – as well as some of its most remote, before driving onwards and upwards to Lhasa.

En route, drive past Yunnan’s highest peak, Mount Kawakarpo (6,740 metres). Join Tibetan worshippers as they sing hymns in a remote Catholic church on the border of Yunnan and Tibet. Cross high mountain passes near Dzogong, before driving through the lushly forested valleys around Pomi and along the banks of the Brahmaputra. Finish your journey in Lhasa, and join scores of other modern-day pilgrims around the Jokhang, Tibetan Buddhism’s holiest shrine.

Join this spectacular journey and discover why mysterious Tibet has captured the imagination of explorers for centuries…

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What's Included:

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Day by Day:
1
 
Arrival in Laos
Preparing for Your Journey
2
 
Luang Prabang to Muang Xai
Along sleepy villages through Laos countryside
3
 
Muang Xai to Menglun
Cross the border into China
4
 
Menglun to Lake Dianchi
On superb highways to Yunnan’s capital
5
 
Lake Dianchi to Xizhou
Back to the countryside
6
 
Xizhou to Lijiang
Yunnan’s UNESCO world heritage town...
7
 
Lijaing to Shangri-La
Via the Tiger Leaping Gorge to the Edge of Tibet
8
 
Shangri-La to Deqin
Gorgeous scenery and glaciers
9
 
In and around Deqin
Exploring the foot hills of Meili Snow Mountain
10
 
Deqin to Markham
Onto the ‘Roof of the World’ and into Tibet
11
 
Markham to Zogang
Adventure on the high plateau
12
 
Zogang to Rawok
Mountain passes and riverside roads...
13
 
Rawok to Pomi
Through the spectacular Sundzom Valley
14
 
Pomi to Bayi
The road to Lhasa - the best and worst of the G318
15
 
Bayi to Lhasa
Arriving in Lhasa at last!
16
 
Farewell Lhasa
Life must go on....or continue?

* Starting From...
CNY 50,800
 
16
Days

Next Departure Date:
Oct/07/2017 - Oct/22/2017
Distance: 3200 KM
High Altitude: For more information on how to travel safely at altitude, please read our High-Altitude Travel Briefinging Paper

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