Tibet is one of the most sought destinations for adventure and cultural explorers. It is known in the world as the land of ancient Buddhist culture, stark landscapes, artistic monasteries, wonderful cities, desolate valleys and centuries-old caravan trails. Stretching from the forested hills west of Chengdu to the holy Mount Kailash, Tibet’s landscape is broad and varied.
Journey to Tibet is literally meant to explore secrets and spirit of this mysterious land. One can feel the joy of encountering the vastness and purity of nature on one hand and the challenges each traveler has to face while travelling through higher altitude on the other hand.
The pristine wilderness, remote area treks and climbs amongst jagged peaks, awe-inspiring monastery visits, and insight into the most mesmerizing Tibetan cultures will undoubtedly pop up in the mind of every traveler and tend to forget about home and the past travel experiences. The journey to Tibet will arouse memories and make him or her to analyze the series of events that they pass through in their life and realize how much they are connected to everything. To get an incredible experience in life one should not miss to visit Tibet.
Lhasa is the cultural and religious center of Tibet. This holy city is home to Tibet’s most famous and holiest temples. Every day hundreds of Buddhist pilgrims prostrate around Jokhang Temple. In addition, the famous monasteries of Sera and Drepung, Lhasa itself is a must visit holy sites for all those traveling into Tibet. Located in the old area of Lhasa City, Barkhor is a must-see place for visitors. It is a very ancient street where varied shops stand on its both sides and thousands of floating stands are on every corner. Here one can do last minute souvenir shopping before leaving Tibet.
The overland journey connecting Lhasa, Everest’s North Face Base Camp and Mount Kailash is one of the most beautiful and amazing in Asia. Covering a distance of 900 kilometers / 560 miles from the Tibetan capital city of Lhasa, you will pass through pristine high altitude lakes, rivers, glaciers, farming valleys and through the Himalaya’s to Everest Base Camp. At Everest Base Camp you will get up close up view with the world’s highest peak.
Then, we will continue our journey to Mt. Kailash, the most sacred mountain in the world. Buddhists consider it to be the centre of the universe. For many pilgrims it is a primordial image of a stupa or chorten, crowned with a glacier and a perfect cone of pure snow. Being the sacred mountain of four different religions and over one billion people, Mt. Kailash is seen by no more than several thousand pilgrims every year.