Km Km Marker Height Place Description Road condition
0 3650 Lhasa Paved, good road
3 4632 3650 Bridge over Bramaputra
45 4592 3735 Turn off right to Ganden
72 4564 3820 Meldro Gongkar Town. Shops, restaurants. Afterwords turn off left to Katsa Gompa
93 4543 3985 Balo Shops
127 4509 4375 Rutok Hot springs, shops, restaurants, hotel
152 4484 5010 Mila La GPS: N 29° 49.6356' E 092° 20.6373'
180 4457 4270 Shungdor Truckstop, shops, restaurants
216 4421 3875 Little village, shops
235 4403 3680 Jinda Little village, shops
278 4360 3490 Kongpo Giamda Big town, shops, restaurant, hotels
327 4312 3225 Namse Zampa Shops, restaurants
348 4292 3165 Bepa Shops, restaurants, accomodation
410 4230-35 3000 Bayi Big town, shops, restaurants, hotels
415 4225?? 2980 Low point
425 3025 4214 Nyingchi Shops, restaurants, hotels
429 3100 4207 Little village
458 4182 4565 Serkhyim La GPS: N 29° 36.6399' E 094° 39.1070'
482 4158 3375 Lunung Shops, restaurants, guesthouse
511 4129 2500 Tongyuk Bridge, shops
528 4112 End of asphalt OK road, little bit bumpy
537 - 2020 Trulnang Little village, shops, restaurants
539 - 1990 End of the gorge, low point
552 - 2050 Bridge
553 4098 Asphalt start Paved road
554 4097 2090 Tangme Shops, restaurants, guesthouse
616 4036 Ogensanga Chu Ling monastery nice monks, good place for rest day
645 4007 2780 Bomi Good shops, restaurants, hotels, internet
687 3965 3050 Sumdzom Shops, restaurants
720 3932 3300 Yupuk Shops, restaurants, end of asphalt Sandy and bumpy
756 3898 38745 Asphalt start Paved road
762 3892 3920 Ngan Tso Lake
774 3880 3920 Rawu Shops, restaurants, guesthouse. Turn left after village
797 3858 4465 Ngajuk La GPS: N 29° 40.1685' E 096° 43.0939'
827 3828 3860 Little village, shops
864 3790 3300 Baxoi Big Town, shops, restaurants, hotels
891 3765 3030 Asphalt ends OK road
903 3753 2725 Bridge over Salween
906 3750 2715 Low point
944 3712 4540 Asphalt starts Paved road
947 3709 4640 Gama La GPS: N 30° 09.3830' E 097° 18.6140'
961 3696 4095 Pomda Shops, restaurants, truckstopp. Turn right
1002 3655 4000 Little village bridge, shops, restaurants
1024 3633 Temto Town, shops, restaurants
1068 3589 3810 Dzogang Big town, good shops, restaurants, hotels. Checkpoint at end of town
1079 3579 3990 Asphalt ends Good road
1102 3556 5090 Dung La GPS: N 29° 42.627' E 98° 00.198' Road gets little bit worse deeper down
1140 - 3485 Dempa Village, low point OK road
1153 3503 3910 Joba La GPS: N 29° 33.1501' E 98° 18.9704'
1179 3478 2640 Druka Zampa Bridge over Mekong, hopos, restaurants, truckstopo
1213 - 4365 First crest
1216 3441 4385 Rhongsho La GPS: N 29° 41.8108' E 098° 30.2872'
1228 3429 3900 Markham Big town, shops, restaurants, hotels. Turn right (south) at beginning of town and leave road 318, now 214 Getting worse, bumpy
1276 - 3535 Low point, shortly afterwards turn off: go right, uphill
1291 - 4230 Hung La GPS: N 29° 15.8296' E 098° 40.7934'
1328 - 2515 Low point
1335 - 2700 Yanjing Shops, restaurant, Checkpoint
1339 - 2600 End of Yanjing, 2nd checkpoint Bad road
1347 1760 2295 Border Tibet/Yunnan
1385 1798 2130 Hongshan Shops, restaurants, checkpoint
1400 1813 2090 Bridgr over Mekong, truckstopp, shops
1412 1824 2080 Start climb
1424 1836 2600 Start asphalt, go left, uphill Paved road
1441 1852 3450 View point, shops, restaurants, hotels
1451 1863 3260 Dechen Big town, good shops, restaurants, hotels
1480 1891 4070 Start cobble stones Cobble stones
1486 1898 4360 Yak La First crest GPS: N 28° 23.0081' E 099° 00.3320'
1490 1901 4175 Low point
1493 1905 4345 Second crest GPS: N 28° 21.1226' E 099° 02.7513'
1497 1909 4225 Low point
1500 1912 4330 Third crest GPS: N 28° 20.3148' E 099° 04.2910'
1522 1934 3410 Asphalt starts Paved road
1533 1944 2840 First village, shops
1555 1967 2120 Benzilan Shops, restaurants, hotels
1570 1982 2045 Bridge over Yangtze, Km-marker repeat 4 km
1601 2010 3175 Little village, shops, restaurants
1608 2017 3040 Road joins from right below ->go straight ahead
1621 2029 3580 Pass
1640 2048 3300 Zhongdian Big town, shops, restaurants, hotels, internet<br><b>Only major point from here on</b>
1740 2149 1850 Town, shops, restaurants, hotels, low point
1790 2199 2440 High point
1820 2228 2350 Jianchuan Town, shops, restaurants, hotels
1843 2251 2560 Pass
1932 2338 2030 Dali Big town, shops, restaurants, hotels, internet

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