2014 Highways to Tibet
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2014 Highways to Tibet

Update: Mar. 18th, 2014

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Dian-Tibet Highway

Dian-Tibet Highway originates from Dali of Yunnan Province to Mangkang Prefecture of Tibet along 214 National Road. It passes through Zhongdian (Shangri-la), Deqyen, and Yanjing. It is 710 kilometers long and crosses the southern section of Sichuan-Tibet Highway. It is the shortest but also the lowest altitude highway of eight highways to Tibet. It is also the first section of the "Ancient Tea-house Road".

It is about 200 kilometers long rough road from Mangkang of Tibet to Meili Snow Mountain. Some of the tourists said that the road condition of Dian-Tibet Highway is better than Sino-Nepalese Road (China-Nepal Road) and Qing-kang Highway. You can contact us for more new information of the highways to Tibet.

Northern Sichuan-Tibet Highway

Northern Sichuan-Tibet Highway is 317 National Road, passing through Dujiangyan, Wenchuan, Markang, Luho, and Dege. It is more than 2000 kilometers long and leads to Nagqu Prefecture by way of Riwoche, Tingqing and Baqing. Finally, it connects to Qinghai-Tibet Highway in Nagqu prefecture.

There are many geography disasters and frequent road repairing. The section of Northern Sichuan-Tibet Highway in Sichuan Province is almost old asphalt road. The road condition is not very good. The section from Qamdo Prefecture to Nagqu Prefecture of Tibet is about 700 kilometers long and the road condition is rough and bad. It is dangerous. You should be very very careful. There are more rivers along the way due to the lower altitude along of Sichuan-Tibet Highway than Qinghai-Tibet Highway and Xin-Tibet Highway. It drives hard during the season of snow melt and rainy season.

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