A mecca for mountaineers and mysteries.
The land of snow on the roof of the world, Tibet is a mystic Buddhist kingdom locked away in the majestic Himalayas. Take in breathtaking views of the world’s highest mountains and most famous rivers, namely the Yangtze, Yellow, Indus and Ganges. Explore glacier passes, aquamarine lakes and primeval forests, and embark on a quest for the lost Shangri-la. From ancient stupas trimmed with fluttering prayer flags to gentle monks chanting mantras, explore a unique and exotic culture based in peace and tranquillity.
Discovery Adventures in Tibet
China & Tibet Cultural Journey
- 15 Days
While retracing the footsteps of ancient warriors along the Great Wall you realize you’re onto something. You want to get into the heart of the Middle Kingdom and our guides will take you ‘over the wall’. Handpicked for their expertise, they’ll bring you deep into China and walk backward in time with you to Tibet where you’ll reconnect with ancient ways long forgotten by the modern world. From Sichuan Opera to calligraphy classes in Xi’an, you won’t just experience China’s arts and culture, you’ll become a part of it.
- Lhasa The city is regarded as the holiest center in Tibet by Tibetan Buddhists and is the seat of the Dalai Lama.
- Jokhang Temple The first Buddhist temple in Tibet is known as the Jokhang, which means the 'House of the Buddha’.
- Potala Palace Located in Lhasa, the palace was the chief residence of the Dalai Lama until 1959. Today the palace has been converted into a museum by the Chinese.