Lhasa to Kathmandu Mountain Bike Traverse (TIMB)

Below you will find links to Garmin Connect where you can view the complete itinerary and daily route tracks for this holiday. Check the distance covered each day, elevation gain and loss, maximum and minimum elevations plus lots more. To choose to view either in metric or statute click the feature in the top right of Garmin Connect. You can even download the route to your own Garmin handset to follow whilst on your next KE trip! Please note that the GPS trip data should be taken as a guide only and that future routes can be subject to changes due to weather conditions, routes being impassable, etc On occasion, problems with satellite connectivity can cause GPS devices to produce accumulated ascent and descent figures that are inaccurate. Please refer to the holiday dossier for corrected figures.


Day 1 - Arrive Kathmandu

Day 2 - A free day in Kathmandu

Day 3 - Fly to Lhasa

Day 4 - Sightseeing in Lhasa

Day 5 - Ride to the Sera Monastery

Day 6 - To the foot of the Khamba La pass

Distance 85.57 km
Ascent 101 m
Descent 142 m

http://connect.garmin.com/activity/536596944


Day 7 - Over the Khamba La to Nakartse

Distance 71.63 km
Ascent 1284 m
Descent 405 m

http://connect.garmin.com/activity/536602383


Day 8 - Nakartse to the foot of the Simi La

Distance 69 km
Ascent 626 m
Descent 817 m

http://connect.garmin.com/activity/536606709


Day 9 - Across the Simi La to Gyantse

Distance 35.96 km
Ascent 201 m
Descent 430 m

http://connect.garmin.com/activity/536608763


Day 10 - Westward to Shigatse

Distance 93.39 km
Ascent 130 m
Descent 335 m

http://connect.garmin.com/activity/537822843


Day 11 - A rest day at Shigatse

Day 12 - To the base of the Tso La

Distance 105.95 km
Ascent 674 m
Descent 228 m

http://connect.garmin.com/activity/537828201


Day 13 - Cross the Tso La, then bike to the Gyamtso La

Distance 66.15 km
Ascent 1102 m
Descent 587 m

http://connect.garmin.com/activity/537830595


Day 14 - Cross the Gyamtso La and bike to camp beyond Shegar

Distance 67.75 km
Ascent 562 m
Descent 1043 m

http://connect.garmin.com/activity/537834862


Day 15 - Cross the Pang La to Choesang (data missing)

Distance 0 km
Ascent 0 m
Descent 0 m


Day 16 - A short ride to Rongbuk (data missing)

Distance 0 km
Ascent 0 m
Descent 0 m


Day 17 - To the Tsamda Hot Springs

Distance 79.59 km
Ascent 678 m
Descent 1296 m

http://connect.garmin.com/activity/537849277


Day 18 - To the base of the Lalung La

Distance 56.39 km
Ascent 284 m
Descent 82 m

http://connect.garmin.com/activity/537853592


Day 19 - Cross the Thang La to Nyalam

Distance 84.87 km
Ascent 994 m
Descent 1748 m

http://connect.garmin.com/activity/537855137


Day 20 - Mega downhill to the Borderlands Resort

Distance 60.12 km
Ascent 283 m
Descent 3017 m

http://connect.garmin.com/activity/537859242


Day 21 - Tough climb to Dhulikel then easy ride to Kathmandu

Distance 103.46 km
Ascent 1736 m
Descent 1425 m

http://connect.garmin.com/activity/537860884


Day 22 - Depart Kathmandu

TOTAL (data missing Days 15 & 16)
Distance 979.83 km
Ascent 8655 m
Descent 11555 m

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