Km Marker Height Place Description Road condition
0 - 1310 Kashgar Highway 315, In Kashgar Jiefang Nan Lu <br>Until km 120 many small villages Asphalt, very good road. Lot's of noisy traffic
70 2947 1330 Yengisar Big village, good shops
120 2898 1400 start desert, get water
173 2845 1280 Quarak Water. From here on again manz villages
194 2826 1260 Yarkand Turn off left into town, or right arround town. Hotel, shops, restaurants
225 2796 1300 Zepu Big town. Hotels, shops, restaurants
262 - 1340 Yencheng Hotel, shops, restaurant. <br> Left through town, tehn straight ahead for about 5km until there is the urn off
268 0 1350 Aba Turn right for highway 219. No water until km 331 (except brown river) Asphalt, good road
294 25 1600 Army camp
325 56 1890 Village
331 62 1990 Village. simple shops, bread!
340 71 2120 Pusha Simple shops, bread!
362 93 2570 Asphalt ends OK road
369 100 2690 Akmeqit Shop at the beginning to the right Good road
381 112 3300 Kudie Pass GPS: N 37° 05.372' E 76° 56.053'
395 126 2570 Village OK road
400 131 2560 Army camp, lowest point
402 133 2590 Asphalt start! Asphalt, very good
429 160 2970 Kudie Shops, restaurants, army-checkpoint at the end of the village
463 194 4030 startswitchbanks, end of asphalt good road
475 206 4500 road maintenance camp
486 217 4980 Chiragsaldi Pass GPS: N 36° 34.745' E 77° 00.190' little bit bumpy
496 227 4550 end of switchbanks good road
510 241 3800 Mazar shops, restaurants gravel and washboard
523 254 3860 deserted truck stopp
540 271 3960 deserted truck stopp
558 289 4070 road maintenance camp
561 292 4090 start climbing good road
578 309 4955 Kirgizjangal Duban GPS: N 36° 25.850' E 77° 34.691'
593 324 4420 deserted house little bit sandy
609 340 3950 road maintenance camp
624 355 3615 valley, lowest point
633 364 3670 Xaidulla shops, restaurants tyring bumpy
679 410 3860 deserted houses slightly better
694 425 4290 Kosbel Pass GPS: N 36° 13.192' E 78° 39.225'
706 437 4030 road maintenance camp, end of downhill
756 487 4220 Dahongliuian shops, restaurants quite good road
781 512 4680 road maitenance camp
787 518 4945 enter Aksai Chin plateau
805 536 5190 Khitai Pass GPS: N 35° 41.098' E 79° 29.570' little bit sandy
807 538 4930 end descending
812 543 4930 water spring in curve
846 577 4850 Tianshuihai army base a liittle bit off the road, water often sandy, but goood parallel trails
899 630 4960 start climbing quite good road
916 647 5030 water
929 660 5075 lake
939 670 5200 Pass GPS: N 34° 46.234' E 80° 07.130'
941 672 5130 Tielong lake, river
944 675 5150 shops, restaurants, accomodation
957 - 5350 Satsum La GPS: N 34° 41.122' E 80° 16.826'
970 - 5170 highest point
974 705 5115 border to Tibet (gate) sandy, bumpy
981 712 5080 start climbing, lake
984 - 5170 little pass, sign 'Changtang res.' OK road
989 720 5265 Pass GPS: N 34° 30.929' E 80° 23.775'
994 725 5200 lowest point
999 730 5230 Smuxi simple restaurant, river
1010 - 5400 Qieshan La GPS: N 34° 20.519' E 80° 22.923' bad road
1097 828 4450 Domar shops, restaurants, accomodation, checkpoint
1114 845 4655 Pass GPS: N 33° 37.922' E 80° 22.268'
1129 860 4330 main valley
1164 895 4250 Pang gong lake
1187 918 4250 fish restauranr (not recomended)
1202 - 4350 Rutok shops, restaurants, hotel very bad road. Later ofter better parallel trails
1291 1022 4840 Lame La GPS: N 32° 43.255' E 79° 50.915'
1327 1058 4300 Ali shops, restaurants, hotels, internet paved!
1351 1082 4720 Pass GPS: N 32° 19.392' E 80° 00.431'
1362 1093 4280 end descending
1390 1121 4350 bridge
1400.5 1131 4390 turn off rigt to Tielong
1402 1133 4390 Namru shops restaurants
1409 1184 4730 Pass asphalt ends some km further OK road
1462 1237 4575 Songsha army base, shop, turn off to Tielong
1471 1246 4630 some houses, shop
1488 1263 4820 Jerko La GPS: N 31° 20.824' E 80° 36.130' getting worse
1512 1287 4445 Moincer shops, restaurants, accomodation, turn off to Tirthapuri (8km)
1527 - 4630 bridge over river
1529 - 4620 bridge over river
1546 - 4740 river crossing
1554 - 4820 Pass view Kailash GPS: N 31° 00.689' E 81° 07.732'
1566 - 4630 First turn off to Darchen, take it bad rod
1574 - 4680 Darchen shops, restaurants, guesthouses, starting point for Kailash kora
1577 - 4620 back on the 219, some river crossings follow
1596 - 4620 Barka shops, restaurants
1618 - 4600 Huore shops, restaurants, hotels
1644 - 4770 crossroads, go straight ahead
1661 - 4860 highest point better for short only
1664 - 4800 Kongyn Tso lake first 10km very bad, then getting better
1691 - 4930 bridge over river, last water until 5km after the pass
1705 - 5225 Mayum La GPS: N 30° 36.345' E 82° 26.216' bad road
1725 - 4880 single house, some beverages for sale
1729 - 4880 checkpoint, bridge 1km further
1747 - 4805 highest point
1773 - 4650 bridge over river, tents with shops
1816 - 4610 big bridge slightly better, but sandy
1834 - 4600 Paryang shops, restaurants, hotels
1856 - 4780 Soge La GPS: N 29° 56.752' E 83° 38.174'
1871 - 4600 single houses
1875 - 4730 Pass GPS: N 29° 52.047' E 83° 47.287' alternating OK & bad
1901 - 4590 Turn off to New Zhongba (6km) where there are good shops, restaurants and hotels
1924 1704 4580 Zhongba shops, restaurants, hotels, markers start again sandy
1941 1721 4730 road maintenance camp
1947 1727 4925 Sing La GPS: N 29° 36.946' E 84° 23.131'
1961 1741 4550 lowest point
1980 1760 4600 Niugu simple shops, restaurants
2010 1790 4620 road meets bigger river big stones
2014 1794 4595 ruins
2021 1801 4585 bridge over river
2039 1819 4625 Dargyeling shop, restaurant OK Strasse
2058 1838 4900 Pass
2067 1847 4515 Saga good shops, restaurants, hotels, internet. Here you leave hwy 219
2070 - 4480 bridge over Brahmaputra good road
2089 - 4760 Pang La GPS: N 29° 14.497' E 85° 19.943'
2094 - 4535 village, shop lower part stony and rough, upper part good
2100 - 4840 Pass GPS: N 29° 11.154' E 85° 21.873' OK road
2107 - 4700 Lodu Loney Tso lake
2131 60 4690 road maintenance camp
2138 - 4860 turn off to the right to Zhongmu
2145 - 4935 Pass GPS: N 28° 51.625' E 85° 26.371' getting worse
2160 - 4605 lowest point bad, often sandy
2167 - 4605 river, single house
2189 - 4750 highest point
2199 - 4675 park house, simple shop, accomodation
2206 - 4680 Bertse little village about 1km off the road getting better
2217 - 4690 cross rive and keep to the left to reach friendship hwy towards Dingri. Or: turn right before river... bad road
2225 - 4750 river crossing getting better
2236 5282 4880 friendship hwy (km 5382) zwischen Lalung La und Nyalam Tong La

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