Day01 Irkeshtam – Kashgar Enter China, drive to Kashgar, approx. 234km, approx. 3hrs 33min.
In the morning we arrive in Irkeshtam port between China and Kyrgyzstan. Leading car and your guide will meet you at Chinese country border. Then escort you to cross approx. 110km no man land and then get to Irkeshtam border. Guide will assist for custom formalities etc. The procedure is complex and might take a lot of time. So you may leave the border in the late afternoon. Drive to Kashgar. 3N at 4*Barony Hotel
Day02 Kashgar: we will assist for custom formalities and car check, obtain your temporary drive license and vehicle tag etc.
Day03 Kashgar: city sightseeing. 70km. Visit Kashgar includes the bazaar where many Uygurs do busines and the old city area of Kashgar, Id Kah Mosque and the Tomb of Abakh Hoja etc.
Day04 Kashgar - Yecheng – Mazar. 272km+261km. 1N at simple guesthouse
Day05 Mazar – Hongliutan. 247km. 1N at simple guesthouse
Day06 Hongliutan – Domar. 351km. 1N at simple guesthouse
Day07 Domar – Bangong Tso – Shiquanhe. 231km. 1N at 2*Guge Wangchao Hotel
Day08 Shiquanhe – Tsada: 255km. Trip to Ruins of Guge Kingdom and Tholing Monastery. 1N at simple Hebei Hotel
Day09 Tsada – Sandwald - Tirthapuri - Darchen/Kailash: 369km. 1N at simple guesthouse
Day10 Darchen/Kailash - Manasarovar See: Short trekking at the foot of the Mt. Kailash. Then drive to Manasarovar See and take a walk here, 40km. 1N at simple guesthouse
Day11 Manasarovar Lake – Paryang – Saga. 270km+250km. 1N at simple Saga Guesthouse
Day12 Saga – Lhatse – Shigatse. 1N im 3*Manasarovar Hotel
Day13 Shigatse (Tashilhunpo monastery) – Shalu Monastery – Gyantse 90km. 1N at 3*Yeti Hotel
Day14 Gyantse (Pelkhor Monastery with Kumbum Stupa, Tsong Burg) – Yamdrok Lake – Lhasa, 260km. 3N at 3*Yak Hotel
Day15 Lhasa: visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Monastery and Barkhor Street.
Day16 Lhasa: visit Drepung Monastery, Norbulingka and Sera Monastery.
Day17 Lhasa – Shigatse – Lhatse. 1N at 2*Nongmin Hotel
Day18 Lhatse – Shegar – Old Tingri - Rongbuk Monastery – Everest BC - Rongbuk Monastery. 1N at simple Guanjingtai Guesthouse
Day19 Rongbuk – Paiku Tso Lake - Kyirong: 255km, sand road and asphalt road. 1N in Kyirong
Day20 Kyirong exit into Nepal. Service ended.