Overland Routes to Tibet
The southern route of the Sichuan-Tibet highway is often deemed to be the more spectacular route. This article gives you some the best time to enjoy a road trip and highlights of Highway 318 from Chengdu to Lhasa.
The Sichuan-Tibet Highway Northern Route is the highest and longest part of this legendary highway. This article gives you some the best time to enjoy a road trip and highlights of Highway 317 from Chengdu to Lhasa.
The Sichuan-Tibet Highway is a high-elevation road starting from Chengdu to Lhasa. Filled with high mountain passes and clear blue lakes, there are breath-taking scenes along the route.
Sichuan-Tibet Highway has two different routes, with very different landscapes, though both end at the same place, Lhasa. This article gives you some differences between G318 southern route and G317 northern route.
Here are the top highlights of classic Chengdu to Lhasa overland tour (318 Southern Route), including Danba, Tagong Temple, Xindu Qiao (photographers paradise), Ranwu Lake, Bomi, Nyingchi and the land of amazing beauty - Lhasa.
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The accommodation could be arranged along the Qinghai-Tibet Highway, such as in Xidatan, Wudaoniang, Tuotuohe River.
The Northern Tibet Highway from Nagqu to Ali (Shiquanhe) is about 1425km of tar and sands road. The scenery is beautiful along the road line.
Sino-Nepal Friendship Highway is a popular overland route from Lhasa to Kathmandu, and also a significant pilgrimage route for pilgrims to Lhasa and Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarovar. Let's check the ultimate guide about the Lhasa to Kathmandu overland tour.
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- Tibet Overland Tour Routes
- Sichuan Tibet Overland Tour
- Guide to Sichuan-Tibet Highway Southern Route via G318
- Guide to Sichuan-Tibet Highway Northern Route via G317
- Altitude Change and Major Peaks along Sichuan-Tibet Highway Southern Route G318
- Travel from Sichuan to Tibet: Southern Route vs. Northern Route
- Highlights of Classic Chengdu to Lhasa Overland Tour (318 Southern Route)
- Lhasa to Kashgar Overland, Xinjiang Tibet Highway
- Yunnan (Kunming) to Lhasa Overland
- Qinghai Golmud to Lhasa Overland
- Sichuan (Chengdu) to Tibet Overland
- 30 Years Later, My Dream of Visiting Tibet Came True
- Accommodations and meals along the Qinghai-Tibet Highway
- Northern Tibet Highway from Nagqu to Ali (Shiquanhe)
- Kathmandu To Lhasa Overland
- The Ultimate Guide to Lhasa to Kathmandu Overland Tour