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Ride your own bikes to Shangri_la & Tibet border lands

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    Explore Southwest China, search for mysterious Shangri_la on the lost horizon Riding through this charming southern province will expose you to a fascinating history, breathtaking scenery, ancient architecture and diverse cultures. The old houses and cobbled streets will be accented by the colorful attire of ethnic tribes. The scenery will be dotted by snow capped mountains, terraced rice fields, green forests and raging rivers. Your Yunnan days are filled with jaw-dropping scenery and enough culture to fill even the most culturally starved traveler. This unique itinerary takes you into Yunnan's frontier Tibetan region with its fascinating culture and dramatic scenery. Our trip starts from Kunming and goes to Dali, the ancient cutlural city built 1200 years ago. We then ride to Lijiang, the UNESCO hritage site. Our real adventure begins from Tiger Leaping Gorge, the third deepest gorge in the w...

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    Day to Day Itinerary

     

    Day 1:  Luang Nam Tha Laos to Jing Hong China ( 120km)


    Day 2:  Mengla to Kunming  (500KM)


    Day 3:  Kunming Lijiang world hritahe site (480km)


    Day 4:  Lijiang to Shangri-La via Tiger Leaping Gorge (280km)


    Day 5:  Rest day  Shangri-La


    Day 6: Shangri-La to Deqen and CIzhong Village via Padma Pass 4292m(270km)


    Day 7:  Cizhong - Shax tea horse caravan village (375km)


    Day 8:  Shax to Dal, the cross raod, cultural city (160km)


    Day 9:  Dali to Shuangjiang via Weishan old town ( 400km )


    Day 10:  Shuangjiang - Jing Hong (425km)


    Day 11:  Jing Hong - Mohan/Boten, exit to laos (180Km)

    Dates: March to November On demand

     

    TRIP PRICE: 

    750USD/rider 12-16 riders
    880USD/rider 8-10 riders
    980USD/rider 5-7 riders
    1200USD/rider 4-6 riders
    1850USD/rider 3 riders
    2350USD/rider 2 riders

     

    INCLUDED IN THE TOUR PRICE:


    --Permits
    --Chinese driving license

    --Chinese temporary plates

    --Third party liability insurance for motorcycles and First Aid Kit

    --Riders' travel insurances

    --Tour information about safe riding in China

    --Tour guide on a motorcycle or on a support vehicle

     

    SERVICES NOT INCLUDED:

     

    --All services not mentioned and all items of a personal nature
    --Hotels and meals

    --Fuel and parking

    --Entry fee to parks and monasteries, old towns

    --Tipping or gratuities to guides and drivers

    --Mandatory international travel insurance

    --Excursions other than those specified in trips

    --Extra cost if  tour is delayed or changed due to reasons beyond control

    Thanks to Wong for a wonderful adventure, we requested some off road riding on our regular tour, and we got it! Can't wait to come back for more !

GROUP SIZE

Minimum 2 participants

START/FINISH

Mohan/Mohan

DURATION

11 days, 8 riding days

TRIP GRADE

Intermediate  

ROUTE

Total distance 2700 KM. Daily rides 180 - 460 Km. Mostly on asphalt roads, high pass at 4200m, highest overnight at 3300m.

ACCOMMODATION

Hotels and Guesthouses

HIGHLIGHTS

Dali Three Pagodas, Lijiang world heritage old city, Tiger Leaping Gorge, Shangri_la, Kawakarpo mountain, Salween Valley, Ranwo Glacier, Namcha Barwa Mountain, Potala Palace and Jokhang Monastery

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