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Tibet Overland: A Route and Planning Guide for Mountain Bikers andOther Overlanders Kym McConnell

Tibet Overland: A Route and Planning Guide for Mountain Bikers andOther Overlanders

Kym McConnell

Published April 1st 2003
ISBN : 9781873756416
Paperback
224 pages
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Whether traveling by 4WD, bus, mountain bike, or even yak, this guide provides invaluable advice and the most detailed maps for independent travelers crossing the worlds highest and largest plateau.Tibet is a mountain-bikers paradise. Where else inMoreWhether traveling by 4WD, bus, mountain bike, or even yak, this guide provides invaluable advice and the most detailed maps for independent travelers crossing the worlds highest and largest plateau.Tibet is a mountain-bikers paradise. Where else in the world can they cycle alongside 8000m peaks and cross 5000m passes almost daily? The Lhasa-Kathmandu route includes the worlds longest downhill run--a drop of 4200m in just over 160kms of heart-stopping descent! Tibet is still one of the most remote regions in the world and any visit will be an adventure.Detailed information on over 9000kms of overland routes with a km-by-km breakdown of these classic journeys:*Lhasa to Kathmandu*Everest Base Camp (possible even by bicycle)*Lhasa to Nam Tso*Lhasa to Yarlung Valley*Xining and Golmud to Lhasa*Chengdu to Lhasa*Kunming and Dali to Lhasa*Lhasa to Mt Kailash and Kashgar