#Review #Share #Tibet …

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#Review #Share #Tibet

Tibet is, in fact, a very suitable travel destination with its good security system. Though I don’t recommend you to travel as a backpacker, following a trustable guide, you could explore the mermerising and photogenic senerity at the local.

But NOTE that Tibet is a highland area. The high altitude with thin air might cause people feeling uncomfortable for the first visit. When I arrived on the first day, I began to feel slightly difficult in breathing while my head started aching. Having a bit of anaemic, my heart pumped faster than usual for every step I took. Yet, gradually, I adapted to this thin air after practicing slow walk and slow talk for few days.

The temperature here is quite contrast, as it is cold in the morning and night. And the sun is scorching since 12pm! You would regret for not bringing applying any UV protection. Mask is similarly important as the atmosphere is quiet sandy.

~Precautions~
✅Mask
✅Hat, sunglasses, sunscreen
✅”Diamox”(Medication for altitude sickness)/Rhodiola

~Itinerary~

DAY 1
Chengdu > Lhasa (3650 meters above sea level)
From Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, fly to Lhasa (about 2 hours flight time)
From Lhasa Gonggar Airport to the city is about 100 kilometers (the car drive is about 1.5 hours)

DAY 2
Lhasa: Potala Palace > Jokhang Temple > Barkhor Street

DAY 3
Lhasa: Sera Monastery > Drepung Monastery

DAY 4
Lhasa: Yamdroks Lake > Karola Glacier > Gyantse (Baiju Temple & Ancient Castle) > Shigatse
(about 380 km / about 8 hours)

DAY 5
Shigatse > Tingri > Rongbuk Monastery > Everest Base Camp
(about 380 km / about 9 hours)

DAY 6
Everest Base Camp > Shigatse
(about 380 km / about 9 hours)

DAY 7
Shigatse (Tashi Lhunpo Monastery & Namtso)
(about 550 km / about 8 hours)

~The Author~
Chin Mei Yap