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Adventure in Tibet
Tibet has become one of the most visited tourist destination for the people and also the adventurer enthusiasts. It is just a perfect place to test your skills and physical fitness by engaging in demanding adventure sports. The thrill of trekking in Tibet also doubles up as treks leads to some of the mountain tops dotted with stunning Buddhist temples and monasteries.

Since Tibet is mainly a hilly region with an

Tibet Adventure, Adventure Sports in Tibet

average altitude of more than 3500 meters, the 'Roof of The World' generally favors trekking and hiking more than any water sports. But it does not mean that there are no water sports possible in Tibet. Tibet is arguably the best destination for white water rafting because of steep falling streams and rivers. You can also indulge in biking, which is more strenuous and physically demanding. The best time to come to Tibet to take up adventurous tour is from April to November. It is advised that you first should get acquainted to the climate and the altitude before indulging in any form of adventure activity because on such high altitudes, one easily get mountain sickness. If you wish to experience all forms of adventure in Tibet, then you must at least keep aside 10 days for it. To experience the real meaning of adventure, come to Tibet that provides you with apt landscapes and excellent facilities for a perfect sports vacation. High altitude sickness could happen to any guest in high altitude. The effect of High altitude Sickness usually remains 2 days till the body acclimatizes. Headache, nausea, vomiting and short breath are the common symptoms. To avoid High Altitude Sickness take garlic soup, more water frequently. Diamox tabs are also recommended. Tibet's high altitude and the atmosphere allow the sun's solar radiation to strike the earth with unusual intensity. To protect your eyes and skin, you should bring the sunscreen with a sun protection factor of 15 and sunglasses. Lip creams and balms can also be brought with SPF ratings, zinc, oxide creams provide 100% block out.


Biking in Tibet
Biking is more physically hard than any other sports, especially in Tibet with its rugged terrain. Although, most of the gear required for biking can be hired, but still not many indulge in this activity due to physical fitness and strength. There are many unbelievable tracks specially made for this purpose only. The most famous is the Quinghai - Tibet highway route and the Sichuan - Tibet highway route. Though most of them start from various regions of Tibet but they all generally wind up in Lhasa only.

Tibet Biking, Biking in Tibet

Through Tibet is definitely one of the toughest bike trips in the world with around six 5000 m. and above passes.

White Water Rafting in Tibet
Tibet is also known as a heaven for water adventure lovers. It is pure explosive thrills that you experience in white water rafting. One moment you are in calm flowing river, gently carrying you forward, and the next moment, the river tries its best to overthrow you from your raft. It's a sport for the extreme daredevils who wish to get tested to their cores. In Tibet white water rafting could only be done in Tsangpo River.

Trekking in Tibet

Trekking is more famous than any other sports in Tibet because of the various trekking routes that are available here. The most trekked route in Tibet is from Ganden Monastery to Samye Monastery, which takes you through crystal blue lakes, beautiful alpine forests, and two important Tibetan religious centers. It is 80 km track that takes around 4 to 5 days. Tingri to Mt. Everest base camp is another very challenging route and it is advisable that only accustomed trekkers take up this route.


Trekking Routes in Tibet

Everest Region

Usually Mount Everest is more known as a part of Nepal and trekkers have explored numeorus trekking routes towards this world's highest peak from Nepalese Himalayas. Still, if you like trekking in the unexplored zones of the Everest then take the trekking to the Everest range from the Tibetan Himalayas side. One Everest trekking option from Tibet is from Kathmandu to the Chinese boarder town of Zangmu, through the deep gorges of Sunkoshi River to Tingri. From Tingri the trek passes to the base camp from where one can see the magnificent and huge dimensions of Mt. Everest.

Kailash Mansarovar Trekking
For more than thousand years, pilgrims have traveled to Kailash Mansarovar to pay homage to the mountain’s mystery. It is an ancient ritual of devotion that continues to this day. People have been visiting Kailash - Mansarovar for centuries. Almost all the major passes of Uttaranchal

Tibet Trekking, Trekking in Tibet

Himalayas lead to Kailash - Mansarovar. The important ones in the Kumaon region are Lipulekh, Lampiya Dhura, Nuwe Dhura, Lowe Dhura, Unta Dhura, Jayanti and Kungri Bingri. Under the administration of the Indian ministry of external affairs and with the cooperation of the Chinese government, Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam has been conducting trips to Kailash - Mansarovar through the Lipulekh pass. More...

Namchag Barwa Trek
Namchag Barwa is an excellent short trek for nature lovers and amateur botanists. It includes the Nyima La pass and Rong Valley. The route begins in Pei, a small village that is also the staging post of treks to the great bend of the Tsangpo via Pelma Kochung and to Metog. Here a ferry crosses to Timpe on the north bank of the river, site of the Guru Rinpoche cave and monastery. A splendid trail leads north to the Nyima La through some of the finest virgin forests and flower gardens in southeastern Tibet. The idyllic walk passes a nomad camp and rhododendrons garden along the way. From the pass there are tremendous views of the Assam Himalayas, including Gyala Pelri and Namche Barwa. On the far side of the Nyima La is the Rong Valley, a forested valley that is carpeted with primulas and violet irises from May to July. The best time for this trek is from May to October.

Trekking Permits in Tibet

For trekking in Tibet, the foreign tourists require two things. One is the Chinese Visa, which you can apply for in Chinese Embassy in your place. Another is the Alien Travel Permit, which is issued by Tibet Tourism Bureau. No independent trekking tours are allowed in Tibet. You should join either a group or let the local tour operator arrange a trekking tour for you.


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