Day 7 headed for Lhasa Tibet China
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In Gyantse we visited the Palkhor Monastery and KumBum Stupa said to be the largest stupa in
During the trip we managed to see loads of wildlife wandering around, such as deers, yaks, falcons or vultures, crows the size of dogs, heaps of goats and sheep, few horse and donkeys, and a cross between a horse and yak not sure what it’s called. The mountains and valleys were nothing short of spectacular and I am afraid my vocabulary doesn’t do the scenery justice. But you get the picture. I couldn’t get over just how many massive boulders and rocks there were, or roads that were built into the sides of mountains and these mountains were just sheets and sheets of slate or similar rock.
We drove from Gyantse to
We organized the trip through a reputable tour company in KTM for $476 including guide, Landcruiser, driver, breakfast, accommodation, and all necessary permits for the PSB check points spread out along the said dirt road that that is called the