It is the ride on the top of the world which can be journey of a lifetime. High pass adventure success your dream to drive on Royal Enfield 500CC. On the enjoy rout of the Tibetan plateaus along the Tibet highway in Tibet. WE stay in three days in Lhasa, Its good for a acclimatize you with the high altitude and we can do sightseeing on around majestic Potala palace in lhasa citiy tour. Underling around typical Tibetan locality, Barkhor square and visits Sera monasteries keeps you absolutely busy in lhasa before start drive.
The high way starts from lhasa, the capital of the Tibet or say roof of the world. The along Tibet highway from Lhasa to Everest base camp, goes through 4 passes over 5000m. Over starting along the Lhasa River driving plain sailing the gyatso la pass at 5220m the scenic view of Yamdrok tso lake also known as turquoise lake at the 4447m further inspire the city. The drive continues to the city of Gyantse along the Yarlung tsong rive and karo la pass at 5045m Gyantse is the famous city for Gyantse Dzong Kumbum and Palkhor monastery. Down the isolated passes we come to Shigaste, Shigaste lies at 3900m. Tashilhunpo monastery shigaste has been the resident of all the Panchen Lama. At Shigaste the road twigs to two directions. West heads to the city of Ali and south continues with you to pass shegar, New Shager, the famous Rangphu Monastery and the Everest base camp. Driving to Everest Base Camp on the 500cc Enfield is no doubt unsual opportunity. Then Lhatse a smill city comes in between Shegar and Shigaste. From there again back same highway to Lhasa by drives.
Arrive in Kathmandu
Fly to Lhasa
Sightseeing in Lhasa
Drive to Lhasa city
Drive to Gyantse
Drive to Shigates
Drive to new Thigri
Drive to Everest bass camp
Drive back to Shigates
Drive back to Lhasa
Fly back to Kathmandu
High Altitude Sickness is known as mountain sickness. If you walk or climb to higher elevation, it appears very quickly so you have to know symptoms of high altitude sickness. If you are wondering why it happens, here are some information. It is from the air pressure. When you go to higher elevation, this air pressure drops down and less oxygen so your body will need time to adjust to change air pressure. According to doctor, it starts from 8,000 feet (2400 meter) if you are from sea level.
There are three types of altitude sickness
Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS): it is very common and symptoms feel like a tiredness, dizzy, headache, thirsty, muscle aches, nausea
High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE): it is effect in the lungs, which can be very dangerous and hard to do life threatening
High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE): it is effect in the brain and most difficult to treatment and you need to go hospital attention right way.
Here are causes of high altitude sickness
You live at near sea level and travel to a high elevation
You have had the sickness before
You climb quickly
You have not acclimatized to the altitude
If you are drink alcohol when you ascend
If you have medical problems of heart, nervous or lungs
These symptoms will appear depend on your speed to climb and how hard you push. Symptoms range from normal to serious. They can affect the nervous system, lungs, muscles, and heart.
Here are symptoms of High Altitude Sickness
Loss of appetite
Nausea or vomiting
Rapid Pulse (Heart Rate)
Short breath with action
Blue color of skin or gray soft skin
Chest tightness or blocking
Dry cough or coughing with blood
Cannot walk in a straight line
Important keys to preventing of High Altitude Sickness are:
Climb the mountain gradually.
Stop every 2,000 feet (600 meters) of climb above 8,000 feet (2,400 meters) and one or two nights sleep there.
Sleep at a lower altitude when possible.
Make sure that you have the ability to quickly descend if needed.
Learn how to recognize early symptoms of mountain sickness.
If you plan on climbing quickly, or climbing to a high altitude, ask your provider about medicines that may help.
If you are at risk for a low red blood cell count (anemia), ask your provider if your planned trip is safe. Also ask if an iron supplement is right for you. Anemia lowers the amount of oxygen in your blood. This makes you more likely to have mountain sickness.
While climbing, you should know these things
Drink plenty of water
Take it easy
Do not drink alcohol.
Eat regular meals that are high in carbohydrates.
Sleep lower elevation
Take a medication (diomax) according to doctor
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