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Drive to Roof of the World
  Entry Port: Irkeshtam Pass (Kyrgyzstan)  
  Exit Port: Zhangmu Pass (Nepal)
  Length of the trip: 19 days
  Riding/driving route: Irkeshtam Pass -Kashgar-Kargilik (Yecheng)
  Gyantse-Yamdrok Lake--Shelkar-Everest Base Camp-Old Tingri-Zhangmu
  Riding/Driving in: 2 Provinces--Xinjiang and Tibet  
  Accommodation: in hotels, guesthouses and camping
  Booking deadline: 3 months before entry
  Total distance:
  Brief Itinerary
  Day01: Kyrgystan to China via Irkeshtam Pass

Enter China from Irkeshtam border, met by Chinese guide and driver, after custom formalities, ride/drive to Kashgar

  Day02: Ride/drive to Atush to obtain Chinese temporary driving license, temporary car license, third party liability
  insurance etc at traffic police office, drive back to Kashgar for overnight.
  Day03: Do rest of the formalities at Traffic Police, afternoon time to explore ApakKhoja Mausoleum, Eidkagh Mosque and
  handcrafts street.
  Day04: Ride/drive to Kargilik (Yecheng).  
  Day05: Ride/drive to Danongliutan.
  Day06: Ride/drive to Rutok.
  Day07: Ride/drive to Ali Hotel.
  Day08: Ride/drive to Toling.
  Day09: Ride/drive to Darchen.
  Day10: Ride/drive to Saga.
  Day11: Ride/drive to Shigatse Hotel.
  Day12: Ride/drive to Lhasa via YarlungTsangpo highway
  Day13: Today we plan to visit the Potala Palace (World Heritage site) andJohkang Temple. Late afternoon time to
  wander in the citieshistoric precinct around Johkang monastery and Bakhor Square.
  Day14: Today we will visit Ganden and Sera Monasteries.  
  Day15: Ride/drive to Gyantse via Yamdrok Lake.
  Day16: Ride/drive to Shelkar.
  Day17: Ride/drive to Everest Base Camp then to Old Tingri.
  Day18: Ride/drive to Zhangmu.
  Day19: Kodari Pass to Nepal
  After custom formalities, depart for Nepal.
  Service included:
  --English Speaking Guide in whole trip.
  --3 star hotels, guest houses and camping accommodation in whole trip.
  --Permits for driving in 2 provinces (Xinjiang and Tibet) from different departments.
  --Temporary driving license, temporary car/motorbike license, third party liability insurance, custom clearance etc.
  --Support vehicle in whole trip.  
  --China visa support letter if required.    
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