by-region tours
Mt. Kailash and Mt. Everest

Mt. Kailash and Mt. Everest

Mt. Kailash is held to be the most religiously esteemed place on earth with only Mecca as competition. All Hindu and Buddhist religious followers consider Kailash a place of considerable spiritual power and religious heritage. It also promises the most amount of karmic merit of any other activity. Doing the Kora (circumambulating the mountain) around Kailash is … [Read more]

Eastern Tibet Photo Workshop

Eastern Tibet Photo Workshop

10% off before Oct. 31, 2017: USD $3,300 Enjoy breathtaking landscapes from 4000m+ mountain passes. Wander among nomad camps on the highest grasslands in the world. Join religious pilgrims on walks at ancient sites. Appreciate the history of Tibet with guided visits to temples and monasteries. Observe traders from surrounding villages converge at a frontier town … [Read more]

Chengdu by Bicycle

Chengdu by Bicycle

A relaxing and fun ride through the heart of Chengdu on a bamboo bicycle is the perfect way to feel the vibe of this ancient city! Chengdu’s laid-back lifestyle and flat geography make for a very bike friendly city. You’ll wind along rivers past tea gardens, cruise through quaint neighbourhoods, view famous sites, hear some good … [Read more]

Bamboo Bike Tour in Amdo Tibet

Bamboo Bike Tour in Amdo Tibet

Tucked away in the mountains of Amdo Tibet only five hours drive north of Chengdu, Muni Tibetan Village offers the distinct feeling of arriving at one of the most tranquil places on the planet. The village virtually floats in a green highland sea of grass and trees surrounded by high mountain ridges that have successfully … [Read more]

Jiuzhaigou In Style

Jiuzhaigou In Style

Extravagant Yak takes pride in giving special attention to the distinguished tastes of our Executive guests. A glass of Pinot Noir with cheese and crackers on a secluded stretch of trail? Assistance with booking a spa treatment at your hotel following a day in the outdoors? Our team is at your service to make your … [Read more]

Mt. Everest Tour

Mt. Everest Tour

Customized indulgence. Our executive level Mt. Everest tour is unmatched in our attention to detail. We take pride in giving special attention to the distinguished tastes of our Executive guests. For this reason we make it our business to be aware of the freshest experiences that Tibet has to offer. A stay at the Shangri-la Hotel, … [Read more]

Central Tibet History

Central Tibet History

When did Central Tibet become Buddhist? What existed in Central Tibet before Buddhism and what events unfolded to pave the way for a land and people to become so defined by a religion from a foreign land? The story of Buddhism in Tibet is a surprising mix of power struggles, political intrigue, and spiritual mysticism. This historical journey begins in … [Read more]

Tibet Nomad Culture

Tibet Nomad Culture

Nomads on the Tibetan plateau have scratched out a rugged existence on earth’s highest places for millennia. The desperate environment of extreme cold, relentless wind, and harsh sun has forced Tibetans to adapt to a lifestyle found nowhere else on the planet. What has been the secret to their survival? Discover just how central the yak … [Read more]

Lhasa Highlights

Lhasa Highlights

Here is the perfect solution for those whose time is limited but are still determined to make the trip of a lifetime. Extravagant Yak has tailored a four day tour of Lhasa to include all of the key cultural and historical highlights, complimented by authentic contemporary experiences of Tibetan life. This is a long weekend not … [Read more]

Heart of Amdo

Heart of Amdo

This ten day overland journey pierces through the geographical center of Amdo Tibet, while also majoring on the cultural and religious significance of this timeless land as well. Beginning in Chengdu (or Xining, if you prefer), this tour is designed for maximum diversity. It is a 1200km odyssey that traces from the lowland, subtropical climate … [Read more]

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