Student trips Blog

LEMAN International School Visits Glacier Park

Date: September 16th, 2015

Extravagant Yak was thrilled when we found out that Leman International School wanted to take advantage of the proximity of Tibet’s land and people to Chengdu. They chose the town of Heishui tucked away in the mountains of northern Sichuan. This hideaway place is best known for a glacier park which features a state-of-the-art gondola … [Read more]

Chengdu Day Tours

Date: June 20th, 2015

Many travelers treat their visit to Chengdu as merely an “enroute to somewhere else” one day experience that is limited to viewing the Giant Panda. However, upon arrival they inevitably find themselves wishing they had allowed for more time. Don’t make that mistake! As its geography suggests, found in the lowlands of the Sichuan basin … [Read more]

Launch of Amdo Tibet Tours

Date: February 8th, 2015

There is now a whole new category of Tibet tours on our website. In the past few weeks we have launched three brand new tours under the Amdo Tibet category, each one offering an incredibly unique experience from the other. The Overland Heart of Amdo tour is an overland odyssey for those who don’t want to miss anything and are … [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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