Xinjiang and Tibet

Xinjiang: Covering Urumqi,Kanas,Karamay,Sayram,Nalati,Tienshan Mountain,Bayanbulak, Kuqa,Taklamakan Desert,Niya,Hotan,Yarkhand,Kashgarh,Karakoram Highway,Karakul Lake,Tashkurgan, Kunjerab Pass and Turpan

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Prologue

Route Overview

Recommended time of Travel

Visa and Flights to China

Things to keep in mind

Day 0, 1 and 2 (Kolkata – Kunming – Urumqi – Burqin)

Day 3 (Burqin – Jiadengyu – Kanas Park)

Day 4 (Kanas Park)

Day 5 (Jiadengyu – Back to Burqin – Karamay)

Day 6 (Karamay – Sayram Lake)

Day 7 (Sayram Lake – Nalati Grassland)

Day 8 – Part 1 (Nalati – Kuqa)

Day 8 – Part 2 (Nalati – Kuqa)

Day 9 (Kuqa)

Day 10 (Kuqa – Minfeng)

Day 11 – Part 1 (Minfeng- Hotan)

Day 11 – Part 2 (Minfeng- Hotan)

Day 12 (Hotan – Kashgar)

Day 13 – Part 1 (Kashgar – Karakul Lake / Tashkurgan on Karakoram Highway)

Day 13 – Part 2 (Kashgar – Karakul Lake / Tashkurgan on Karakoram Highway)

Day 14 – Part 1 (Tashkurgan – Kunjerab Pass till border of Pakistan and back to Tashkurgan on Karakoram Highway)

Day 14 – Part 2 (Tashkurgan – Kunjerab Pass till border of Pakistan and back to Tashkurgan on Karakoram Highway)

Day 15 (Tashkurgan – Kashgar)

Day 16 (Around Kashgar)

Day 17 and 18 (Fly Back to Urumqi – Turpan – Urumqi)

 

Tibet: Covering Xining,Golmud,Lhasa,Yamdrak Tso,Shigatshe,Shegar,Tingri,Zhangmu to Kathmandu via Friendship Highway

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Day 19 and 20 – Part 1 (Fly from Urumqi to Xining – Mountain Train to Lhasa via Golmud and Nag qu)

Day 20 – Part 2 (Mountain Train to Lhasa via Golmud and Nag qu)

Day 20 – Part 3 (Mountain Train to Lhasa via Golmud and Nag qu)

Day 21 – Part 1 (Around Lhasa and more pictures of the train journey)

Day 21 – Part 2 (Around Lhasa and more pictures of the train journey)

Day 22 (Lhasa)

Day 23 (Old Lhasa – Barkhor – Jokhang Temple)

Day 24 – Part 1 – Lhasa – Shegatse (Taking the Friendship Highway)

Day 24 – Part 2 – Lhasa – Shegatse (Taking the Friendship Highway)

Day 25 – Part 1 (Shegatse – Shegar)

Day 25 – Part 2 (Shegatse – Shegar)

Day 26 and 27 – Part 1 (Shegar – Rongbuk – Zhangmu)

Day 27 – Part 2 (Shegar – Rongbuk – Zhangmu)

Day 27 – Part 3 (Shegar – Rongbuk – Zhangmu)

Day 27 – Part 4 (Shegar – Rongbuk – Zhangmu)

Day 27 – Part 5 (Shegar – Rongbuk – Zhangmu)

Day 27 – Part 6 (Shegar – Rongbuk – Zhangmu)

Day 27 – Part 7 (Shegar – Rongbuk – Zhangmu)

Day 28 – (Zhangmu to Kathmandu)

Day 29 – Kathmandu – Kolkata Flight back home

 

4 thoughts on “Xinjiang and Tibet

  1. That’s quite a trip… Would love to see more of it..in pics…
    Would like to know about the approximate cost of the whole trip.
    Thanx

    1. Have you seen whole trip log? There are lots and lots of pictures are there in almost every pages. Happy to you that you still have appetite for more photographs.

      Keep Travelling Keep Sharing

      Cheers

  2. That’s quite a trip… Would love to see more of it..in pics…
    Would like to know about the approximate cost of the whole trip.
    Very informative n well planned…

    1. Mukti, Thanks for your wonderful comment and I will try to pull out my cost sheet to find out the total cost of the trip. Happy to know you like it 🙂

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