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Tibet

Tibet, the highest plateau of the world, is often renowned for vibrant cultures, traditions, folks and festivals and friendly local people, has become one of the most popular tourism destinations of the Asia. It is more popular for tours, trekking, and Pilgrimage where one finds one of the most adventurous experiences as it is one of the most challenging as the plateau is located 13,000 feet about the sea level and is inaccessible to a lots of possibilities that are or else available. The trekking in Tibet can range from a one day trip to a month long exhibition depending on the motives of the trekker; a pilgrimage trek lasts relatively shorter than a mountain expedition. The trekking routes are rewarding in the spring and summer, but are not feasible in the wintertime as temperature drop below -30 degree Fahrenheit and the days are much shorter.

Once a forbidden land, Tibet was mystical and isolated from the rest of the world. But nowadays travelling to Tibet has been as easy to travelling to any other parts of the world. Thanks to these advancements, people can now experience and learn remarkable things about Tibet through trekking. Due to obstacles imposed by the Chinese authorities, trekkers find it relatively difficult to enjoy their full freedom but in what is given one can enjoy the far reaches of this mystic land to the fullest.

Unlike trekking in Bhutan or Nepal, which are in fact similar regions of the Himalaya, trekking in Tibet is far different. The mountainous plains are far more arid and dry lacking the greeneries, and with the remoteness of the area combined with the climatic extremes trekkers expose themselves to an extreme challenge.

Trekkers have to be prepared mentally and physically before taking on this plan as it is located at a high altitude with low levels of oxygen. This means that it is harder to breather normally, and combined the physical demands of the trek, strenuous activities like walking, hiking and climbing can become a challenge itself. The land is rugged and requires an effort while even walking. Altitude sickness is common in this area and coupled with the relative difficulty of getting rescue services, it may as well be the greatest risk you take. But the trip is nevertheless worth the risk.

But the rewards of the trip can be more than satisfying. Being a plateau, there are highways at high-altitudes through which one can visit the different civilizations this isolated world has to offer. The unique sights of monasteries and the cultural heritages there that reflect the Buddhist taste provides a well worth of the expenses. The lifestyle is still practiced in the ancient ways and one can get a chance to fell how it feels in the ancient china.

The trails open for trekking during May and ends in September. Also in the summer months, which is probably the best time to go there, trekking in Tibet can be more rewarding as it is the busiest times for the people there as well and not to mention it is warm in summer.
Ganden to SamyeTrek

Ganden to SamyeTrek

Duration - 15 Days  |  Max Height:

Ganden to Samye Tibet trekking route is regarded as one of the best hikes in the world. It is a fulfilling and pleasant pilgrimage trip with much to offer, an overview of Tibetan Buddhism and religious culture, blue holy lakes

Kathmandu to Lhasa Tour, Tibet Fly in Fly out Tour

Kathmandu to Lhasa Tour

Duration - 7 days.  |  Max Height: 3660 meters.

The Kathmandu Lhasa group tour is one of the most affordable trips as well that begins in Kathmandu and ends in Lhasa driving along the Friendship Highway through some of the most stunning landscapes on the Planet.

Tibet Culture Tour, Culture Tour Tibet, Lhasa, Potala Palace Package Tour

Tibet Cultural Tour

Duration - 12 Days.  |  Max Height: 5220 Meters.

Tibet, also known as the roof of the World, is a high-land plateau with the Qinghai Tibetan region covering a massive area of nearly one-fourth the size of the mainland. With an average altitude of four thousand meters many regard Tibet to be the third pole of the Earth.

Mt. Kailash Mansarovar Lake Tour Yatra Tibet, Kailash Package Tour, Mansarovar Lake Tour

Mt. Kailash Mansarovar Lake

Duration - 17 days  |  Max Height: 5600 Meters.

Kailash Manasarovar is a Scared Himalaya Mountain. It is situated in Tibet. Holy Kailash Manasarovar is also famous as Mount Kailash or Kailash Parvat. The Word Kailash Manasarovar is derived from two words where Kailash refers to a mountain or home of Lord Shiva where as Manasarovar Refers to a lake in the mountains.