LhasaBasomtso LakeLulang Forest SeaSamye MonasteryYamdrok LakeShigatseTashilhunpo Monastery
Tibet is acknowledged one of the most mysterious and beautiful places in the world. Our exclusive motorcycle tour offers you the opportunity to ride through stunning Tibetan landscapes while enjoying views of iconic landmarks such as Lakes Yamdrok and Namtso as well as Mr. Everest. This journey is further enhanced by visits to some of Tibet's most revered Buddhist locations including Jokhang Temple and Sera Monastery in Lhasa. Your Tibetan adventure is sure to be a remarkable experience that will stay with you for years to come.
Welcome to Tibet, the Roof of the World! Your journey begins at Lhasa where you will be picked up by your tour guide at the airport and escorted to the hotel. You will have the rest of the day to explore the city on your own and acclimatize to the high altitude. Overnight hotel accommodations in Lhasa.
As part of the acclimatization, we recommend that you avoid strenuous exercise and even bathing. You would better to take some rest and drink plenty of water.
On this day, your guide will assist with the paperwork to obtain your local motorcycle driver's license. The rest of the day can be spend on adapting to the high altitude and exploring the city on your own. Overnight hotel accommodations in Lhasa.
We start today’s Lhasa exploration with an exciting visit to iconic Potala Palace, regarded as one of the most beautiful buildings in the world.In addition,you will also visit Jokhang Temple which is considered the spiritual heart of Tibetan Buddhism.Our trip would not be complete without walking Barkhor Street, the ancient route to circumambulate Jokhang Temple.The last site of the day will be the famous Sear Monastery,where you will have the opportunity to observe monks debating in a courtyard as they have done for hundreds of years. Overnight hotel accommodations in Lhasa.
A thrilling motorcycle ride is about to begin today!
We will leave the hotel after breakfast to follow the Lhasa River with its blue-green waters and panoramic mountain backdrops. Our journey continues on the Nyingte - Lhasa highway, considered the most scenic highways in China. Breathtaking views continue as we arrive at Basomtso Lake that located at an altitude of 3538 m. This majestic lake is surrounded by glaciers, mountains, and forests all of which are beautifully reflected in the mirror-like waters of Basomtso. Nicknamed "Little Switzerland" for its spectacular charm, Lake Basomtso is sure to be one of the highlights of the day. Overnight hotel accommodations in Basomtso Lake.
As we leave Basomtso Lake toward Bayi town we will cross the Serchen La pass (4,720m) from where, weather permitting, we will be rewarded with views of the Himalaya giant Namcha Barwa (7,782m). We stop for a leisurely hike to reach Lulang Forest, a glacier and mountain meadow known as a fairyland due to its year round breathtaking scenery. Here, we will appreciate authentic Tibetan rural lifestyles before departing to Bomi. Overnight hotel accommodations in Bomi.
Have your camera ready as today we set out to Mitu Glacier, one of the most beautiful glaciers in all of China. We will enjoy this stunning natural treasure before returning to Bomi. Overnight hotel accommodations in Bomi.
After breakfast we set out from Bomi along the scenic road, and back to Bayi Town enjoying views of Mt. Namjagbarwa. Overnight hotel accommodations in Bayi Town.
Our morning ride starts by following the Yartung Zangbo River as we head to Gyatsa. Dazzling mountain panoramas will accompany us on our journey. Overnight hotel accommodations in Gyatsa.
Today we leave Gyatsa and pass through Chosum and Tsetang to arrive later at Danang where we will have the opportunity to visit Samye Monastery. This site is of particular historical and spiritual importance as it was the first official monastery built in Tibet. The three jewels of Buddhism (Buddha, Dharma and Sangha) are present within the mandala design of this monastery.Overnight hotel accommodations in Tsetang.
Heading away from Tsetang, we will once more follow the tranquil waters of Yarlung Zangbo River on our way to sacred Yamdrok Lake located at an altitude of 4,400m. Yamdrok is the largest freshwater lake on the northern Himalayan Range and is surrounded by fantastic mountain views such as that of Nejin Kangtsang rising at 7191 m. above sea level. Our day continues riding through Nagartse to arrive at Gyantse for our overnight hotel accommodations.
Our day begins with a visit to the official seat of the Panchen Lama: Tashilhunpo Monastery, is the largest and most influential Gelug monastery in the Shigatse Prefecture. We will have the opportunity to walk the cobblestone alleys and visit halls and chapels in this culturally important site. Later in on the day, our ride through the Tibetan Plateau takes us back to Lhasa for returning our motorcycle. Overnight hotel accommodations in Lhasa.
This morning we will say farewell to Tibet, our guides and driver as this amazing journey comes to the end. We will arrange the transfer to Lhasa airport for your flight.