Editor's Note More

Tibet, with its time on history, the magnificent scenary and rich culture, is an object to worldwide fascination. In September, 2012, 14 set out of four locations of Sichuan, Yunnan, Qinghai and Xinjiang and ended at Tibet for month. They would explore the magnificent scenary and the charms of this vast , snow-covered land.

Part 1: Yunnan-Tibet Highway

Yunnan-Tibet highway (a section of No. 214 National Trunk Highway) starts at Xiaguan in Dali of Yunnan and ends at Markam of Tibet, at a total length of 800 kilometers. More Info >>


Yanjing


Yanjing is famous for making salt from brine

Markham


Markham County, is a county of the Chamdo Prefecture in the Tibet.

Nyingchi


Nyingchi, lies in the southeast part of Tibet Autonomous Region.

Part 2: Qinghai-Tibet Highway

Qinghai-Tibet Highway, completed in the early 1980s, starts from Golmud of Qinghai and is the only road of the five routes providing a bus service and the main road to Tibet. More Info >>

Part 3: Sichuan-Tibet Highway

The Sichuan-Tibet Highway, originally called the Kangding-Tibet Highway begins in Chengdu of Sichuan on the east and ends at Lhasa in Tibet on the west.More Info >>


Chamdo

Chamdo Prefecture possesses a strategic geo-graphical position.

Riwoqe

Riwoqe means "the Great Mountains" in Tibetan.

Nagqu

Nagqu´s attractions include the "Holy Lake" Namtso.

Part 4: Xinjiang-Tibet Highway

Xinjiang-Tibet Highway begins at Yecheng in Xinjiang and ends at Burang in Tibet. It runs 2,743 kilometers and winds its way through five mountains soaring more than 5, 000 meters above sea level. More Info >>


Shiquanhe

It is the political, economic, cultural and communi-cation center of Ngari.

Zhada

it stands as the birthplace of the once prosperous and powerful Guge Kingdom.

Burang

It has the most unique and exquisite "Burang costume" with a history of 1000 years.

Conclusion More

For those with a spirit of adventure, driving a four wheel vehicle to Tibet may provide you with the experience of a lifetime! Such an expedition is demanding and requires participants to be in good physical health, time is required to make the journey and it´s costly. Anyone considering this journey should be advised that a lot of courage and determination are required!