Drive to Tibet--The Nearest Place to Heaven

Tibet--The Nearest Place to Heaven,This travel is the dream of chinese. The Qinghai-Tibet Plateau is the world's highest plateau, averaging over 4000 metres above sea level and covering an area of 200,000 square kilometres. This May my husband and me get what we have desired for years.We spent 17 days Drive  from Chengdu to Lhasa,and Lhasa to Lanzhou,The whole journey about 5000 kilometres. The journey shock us and Gave us a lot of inspiration.

The First Day

We traveled  by plane from shenzhen to chengdu.  The air was full of Hot pot ,The whole city was full of delicious food in my eyes.oh my god,People here are wild about food and crafts and have a special habit " drinking tea". The city have the history of several thousand years.Here you will feel relaxing.


We only moved 300 kilometres. We met the Traffic jam.We had to Cancell the Hotel we booked and made us enjoy ourselves wherever we were.

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Day 3

We used 3 hours to pass the The snow capped Zheduo mountains. we were 4230 metres above sea level and felt a little dizzy and strange because of Oxygen deficiency.We met people Riding to Lhasa and begin to admire their courage.then we arrived Xinduqiao, It is a A rich and beautiful place and has Self driving camping site.We Tasted Buttered tea.

Drive to Tibet

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Day 4 , we were 4500 metres above sea level  and we used to the Oxygen deficiency.we went Through the world's largest ancient glacier site.

Drive to Tibet--The Nearest Place to Heaven

Day 5,We were in inagi aden,and  Walking for seven hours arrived Milk Sea.It seems that we can touch the sky by our hands.

Drive to Tibet--The Nearest Place to Heaven


  • Jennifer Watkins

    Glorious. Thank you for sharing your adventure!

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  • bill

    I want to Tibet

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