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Tibetan Area Tour Options
MUST SEES TEASE
sure there is way too much to see and experience in this
fascinating Tibetan land, but not everyone has two months to
linger, so here are some ideas to mull over while planning
your Tibetan experience. Whether you have five days or three
months, we can help you plan your itinerary with no strings
attached. Knowing a guide is essential in Tibet, both for
ease of travel and to meet regulations, we hope you will use
one of our experienced, English speaking guides during your
journey to this intriguing land. Happy travels!
GROUPS OF 2-4
There are numerous nice hostels
for solo travelers in Tibetan areas, great places to find
travel partners. On the other hand, many solo travelers
enjoy having an English-speaking guide all to themselves. We
can arrange travel by Land Cruiser, bus and train. Whatever
your needs, our guides can assist you, whether for a day or
a summer. Meet Our Guides
Note: We can help solo travelers join groups.
Simply submit your name and areas of interest via
email, to the guide in your
destination area. We will keep track and put travelers in
touch with one another as a free service to you.
Most tours will be less
expensive if you have at least two travelers to share
expenses. Three is better and four is cheapest. Larger than
four travelers, like a tour bus size group, you will likely wish
to contact a major tour company in Lhasa rather than hiring
an independent tour guide, but we are here to serve as
needed. Email for recommendations
of large tour companies for larger bus-size tour groups. It
is important to be cautious in selecting a tour agency as
they come and go quite often here.
suggested itineraries above can be adjusted to more days to include more
sites along the way. In fact, some travelers spend weeks on
these routes, seeing everything along the way. In Tibet the
sites are only half the fun. Meeting nomads, visiting real
Tibetan enclaves and experiencing festivals shouldn't be
missed. The above "usual days" are the minimums. We can
arrange the tour to suit any desire. We'll suggest the best
design your own overland tour simply take out the
map, check the
create a route. Our guides can take you to all Tibetan and
Chinese cities and a combination of the two might be
interesting. Lijiang is near other interesting cities and
lakes of interest. Ask our guides for recommendations near
your route choice. They know about the little bungalows on
the lake front, archery competitions, or the hill peoples, not often visited by
are also able to arrange tours in
Xi'an, Shanghai, Guilin, Kunming, Suzhou, Hangzhou, and Yangtze river
cruises. We can plan the entire tour, hire a driver, make all the arrangements
or we can just hop in a bus or train with you and stop where
the feather tickles.
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Kora is the most holy mountain for pilgrim circumambulation.
Many pilgrims of all religions come to worship the mountain
and to walk around it. It is a very popular trekking route
for tourists. More and more people, tourists, spiritual
seekers come here to do the Kailash Kora. The kora is 53km
long, starting at the town of Darchen just south of the
mountain, going up the western valley, then crossing a high
pass to the north of the mountain, and down the valley to
the east of the mountain all the way back to Darchen. The
Mt.Kailash Kora passes the holy Lake Manasarovar. The
Kailash Kora can be done from May to middle October.
TAR & TIBETAN REGIONS LISTING
Truth! There are so many name
changes and spelling differences that it is really difficult to
keep track of place, city and province names, even for us! Pick up a
Lonely Planet guide.
truly helps to keep your names straight. The fact is, the the
world community would prefer Tibetan places to have Tibetan name
places, not Chinese name places. Tourists visit Tibet to become
acquainted with Tibetans. However, it is what it is, therefore
we have tried to put it together for you within the pages of
this websites WITH ALL THE NAMES OF EACH CITY OR PROVINCE, both
Tibetan and Chinese, however we know we missed a lot since one
city or place may have 3-5 names.
us or contact us with any
additions or corrections you may run across. Thank you.
DISCLAIMER: The data
on this website is the collaborative experience by both travel
professionals and non-professionals, contributions, and research of
various websites, books, documents, research, articles, associates,
attorneys, etc. The information on this site may or may not be accurate
or up to date. The primary purpose of this site is education and service.
We do not advocate any specific course of action, but offer ideas to think
about. What you do with this information and any course of action you
decide to take, if any, is entirely your responsibility. We wish you happy