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Cycling from Tibet to YunNan Shangrila

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 14 - 22 day(s)
Group Size: 8 - 20 people
Destination(s): China   Tibet  
Specialty Categories: Bicycle Touring   Cultural Journey  
Season: May - November
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 2200 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2500 US Dollar (USD)

Key Facts:
- Total Distance: 1712 km (est.)
- Cycling Distance: 1205 km
- Vehicle-Support Distance: 507 km (30%)
- Longest Cycling Distance: 127 km (Day 12)
- Average Cycling Distance per day: 71 km (based on 17 cycling-days)
- Highest Altitude Attained: 5020 m (MiLa pass on Day 5).

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrive to Lhasa. Transfer from airport/railway station to hotel. Overnight in Lhasa (hotel, with shower).

Day 2: Lhasa - Acclimatize. Overnight in Lhasa (hotel, with shower).

Day 3: Lhasa - Acclimatize. Easy cycling around Lhasa city to visit monasteries. Overnight in Lhasa (hotel, with shower).

Day 4: Lhasa - MoZhuGongKa - RiDuo (cycle 70 km, vehicle 55 km). Cycling starts today! We will start it easy. Vehicle support for the uphill climb to RiDuo. Overnight in RiDuo (hotel, with shower).

Day 5: RiDuo - MiLa pass - SongDuo (cycle 52 km). Your 1st high-pass at MiLa, an ascent of 700 m over 24 km upslope. Overnight in SongDuo (tents, camping).

Day 6: SongDuo - GongBuJiangDa (cycle 96 km). Paved road and generally downhill. Overnight in GongBuJiangDa (hotel, with shower).

Day 7: GongBuJiangDa - Basum Lake (cycle 98 km). Paved road and generally flat. Uphill during the last 50 km from BaHe to Basum Lake. Overnight in Basum Lake (tents, camping).

Day 8: Basum Lake – rest and recover. Free and easy to visit the beautiful turquoise Basum Lake. Overnight in Basum Lake (tents, camping).

Day 9: Basum Lake - BaYi (vehicle 50 km, cycle 90 km). Vehicle-support out to BaHe town. Paved road and generally downhill to BaYi. Overnight in BaYi (hotel, with shower).

Day 10: BaYi - LuLang (vehicle 36 km, cycle 25 km). Vehicle-support up to SeJiLa high-pass, follow by an easy 25 km downhill to LuLang. Overnight in LuLang (tents, camping).

Day 11: LuLang - TongMai - BoMi (cycle 62 km, vehicle 90 km). Cycle to TongMai. The part of the route near TongMai can be tricky and dangerous. 90 km vehicle-support to BoMi. Overnight in BoMi (hotel, with shower).

Day 12: BoMi - RanWu Lake (cycle 127 km). This is probably the toughest day! Be rewarded with the scenic RanWu Lake. Overnight in RanWu Lake (tents, camping).

Day 13: RanWu Lake - BaSu (cycle 85 km). After yesterday tough ride, today it will be an easy downhill ride of 85 km! Overnight in BaSu (hotel, with shower).

Day 14: BaSu - YeLa pass - BangDa (vehicle 66 km, cycle 33 km). Vehicle-support for 66 km, and start cycling the last 20 km up the pass all the way to BangDa. Overnight in BangDa (tents, camping).

Day 15: BangDa - ZuoGong (cycle 106 km). Generally flat ride. Overnight in ZuoGong (hotel, with shower).

Day 16: ZuoGong - DongDaLa pass - DengBa (cycle 55 km). Tough 34 km up the DongDaLa high-pass! Enjoy the last 21km downhill cruise to DengBa. Overnight in DengBa (tents, camping).

Day 17 DengBa (small-pass) - ZhuKa (cycle 58 km). Easy ride today to ZhuKa hot-springs. Overnight in ZhuKa (dormitory, with shower).

Day 18: ZhuKa - MangKang - Tibet border - YanJing (vehicle 118 km, cycle 58 km). Vehicle-support up HongLa pass. Cycle pass the Tibet-YunNan border post to YanJing. Overnight in YanJing (hotel, with shower).

Day 19: YanJing - FeiLaiSi (vehicle 42 km, cycle 40 km). Uphill all the way. You will see MeiLi Snow Mountain and LanCang River (Upper Mekong). Overnight in FeiLaiSi (hotel, with shower).

Day 20: FeiLaiSi - BaiMa pass - BenZiLan (vehicle 50 km, cycle 66 km). Vehicle-support up BaiMa Snow Mountain. Cycle on paved road downhill to BenZiLan. Overnight in BenZiLan (hotel, with shower).

Day 21: BenZiLan - NiXi pass - Shangri-la (cycle 84 km). Congratulations! This is the last day of cycling. All the way on paved road to Shangri-la! Overnight in Shangri-la (hotel, with shower).

- Price: fr. USD2000 - 13600
- Group size: min: 8 pax, max: 20 pax.

Note: Prices are subjected to final changes without prior notice.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- All accommodation (hotels, guesthouses and tents)
- All meals during cycling + 1 welcome and 1 celebration dinner
- Airport transfers
- Logistics-support vehicles (passenger + safety vehicle as guarantee a seat for everyone)
- Services of trip leader and local support staffs
- Entrance fees to Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Basum Lake and hot-springs at RiDuo
- Tibet entry permit for foreigners
- Vehicle insurance and repair
- Bike-gear: customised branded mountain bike; helmets; gloves; odometer; pouch for the bike; rain-cover; walkie-talkie; spare-tyre; necessary tools and other repair kit
- Camping Gear: dining/toilet tents; sleeping bags and ground mats; cooking utensils, gas-stoves, cutlery
- Medical Supplies: oxygen bottles; basic 1st-aid kit
- Supplies of bottled drinking water, fruits, dried-food, snacks and energy bars.

About This Supplier
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Location: Singapore
Joined InfoHub: Nov 2010
Client Request Served: 16

We are a One-Stop Outdoors Adventure Travel Operator based in Singapore and China, offering guided treks, supported cycling holidays and overland drives. From itineraries creation, initial clients engagement, trip planning, to the actual ground execution of the trip, it is all handled by our own staffs! We are licensed...

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