Kham Tibet Blog

Development Trip To Shangri-la

Date: November 13th, 2016

In our low season, we always travel to different Tibetan areas to survey the newest travel-service businesses available and to develop new itineraries. This time our development trip to Shangri-la was a successful. We met local entrepreneurs and build relationships with them. We visited local restaurants, hotel owners and guides.   Both Kelsang Phuntsok and … [Read more]

International School Teachers Experience Tibet

Date: October 16th, 2016

  We took a group of 10 clients -international school teachers in Hong Kong – on a Fall Break trip to the Tibetan Plateau. It was an absolutely amazing experience! We spent 3 nights in Kangding. We visited the beautiful, snowy mountains of Yajiageng. We hiked to Dacaoba, a 3-hour journey filled with stunning views. … [Read more]

Tibet Overland Tour

Five Day Custom Trip in Kham

Date: August 25th, 2016

We had the fortune of hosting five Canadian guests for a custom trip in Kham: a 5-day journey through Eastern Tibet. Although it was a short trip, the group enjoyed their time with our guide, Tsering. Her knowledgeable, flexible, and friendly personality was a highlight of their trip. The guests appreciated Tsering’s remarkable ability to make Tibetan culture understandable to … [Read more]

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Tibet Trekking for Families and Small Groups

Date: July 31st, 2016

On the west side of Minya Konka (Tibetan name, Gongga Mt. in Chinese) is an alpine wonderland of peaks and spires that stand on guard around their mother (Gongga Mt. – 7556m). The Minya range has up to 20 peaks that reach 6000m or higher. Their lush valleys, snow peaks, alpine lakes and rivers create a veritable playground … [Read more]

Spring Cycling in Tibet

Date: May 26th, 2016

Jim and Abu were out in Eastern Tibet’s backcountry earlier this month for some route development work. Sometimes its hard to believe we get to call this work! This is what Jim had to say about the trip: Due to an intriguing inquiry last fall from a group of 30 mountain bikers interested in an … [Read more]

Cycling Scenic Tibet: Perfect End to the Season

Date: December 12th, 2015

Making five new friends from Canada, and one from California, was the perfect way to wrap up the Tibet tourist season. Ron & Friends, as we affectionately refer to them, were six guys who have done some riding all over the world together over the years. Much to our delight, they decided that 2015 was … [Read more]

Live Booking on ExtravagantYak.com!

Date: August 10th, 2015

To keep in step with our theme of joining the 21st century (such as our world shaking announcement back in January of having video on our site), we are happy to now offer the ability to book a Tibetan adventure in real time from our website. We debated the pros and cons of this for … [Read more]

World class backcountry biking in Eastern Tibet

Date: September 30th, 2014

One of the questions we’ve had in the back of our collective mind for the past year or two is this: does Eastern Tibet have backcountry single-track on par with what is offered on the South side of the Himalayas? The obvious second question that follows is: can we develop a riding experience that will … [Read more]

British Lord and Lady Discover Danba

Date: August 21st, 2014

We had the fun of hosting an adventurous British family for a 10 day overland tour of Eastern Tibet earlier this month. With a five year old son in tow, they were keen to explore some of the lesser known parts of Tibet. They chose an overland route that began in Chengdu and took them … [Read more]

First Trek of the Season: Minya Konka

Date: May 18th, 2014

After the opportunity for my boys and me to try our luck at Siguniang Shan (Four Sisters Mountains) a few weeks back, I’ve been looking forward to joining my staff to take a college age student group on a 12 day trip to Kangding and Tagong. The climax of this trip was a six day … [Read more]

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