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Yading Nature Reserve

The Yading Nature Reserve in the Kham region of Sichuan is one of the most beautiful places on the Tibetan Plateau. Read this post for information on how to visit, and trek, this region.

2015 Tibet Travel Regulations

UPDATED 30 October 2015: Travel regulations for Tibet can change quickly. Read this post for up-to-date travel regulations for all areas of the Tibetan Plateau, including the Amdo and Kham regions.

Update on Amnye Machen

Details on how to still trek around Mt. Amnye Machen, while avoiding the current road construction project.

Rude travelers in Tibet

Most travelers to Tibet are really great people. However, there are some travelers that probably should have stayed home.

Chengdu to Shangri La

The 1200 kilometer overland route from Chengdu to Shangri La goes through some of the most rugged and beautiful terrain the eastern Tibetan Plateau has to offer. Glaciated peaks, evergreen forests, crystal clear rivers, glacier-fed lakes and traditional Tibetan culture are all found…

Himalaya Tours

Join me in 2016 on one of these amazing journeys in the Himalaya’s! For more information, please email me at:  thelandofsnows@gmail.com April 2016 Lhasa to Everest Journey (only 2 places remaining) June 2016 Ladakh Trek and Culture Journey October 2016 Mt.…

Overland from Chengdu to Shangri La

Overland from Chengdu to Shangri La The 1200 kilometer overland route from Chengdu to Shangri La goes through some of the most rugged and beautiful terrain the eastern Tibetan Plateau has to offer. Glaciated peaks, evergreen forests, crystal clear rivers, glacier-fed…

The Sichuan Part of Kham

Ganzi/Garnze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture དཀར་མཛེས་བོད་རིགས་རང་སྐྱོང་ཁུལ་ in western Sichuan covers an area of 151,078 square kilometers (58,331 square miles) and is located in the traditional Tibetan region of Kham. It is approximately the same size as the US state of New…

FAQ’s on travel in Tibet

FAQ’s on travel in Tibet, UPDATED AUGUST 2016 I get emails everyday from across the globe asking for travel advice on Tibet. I do my best to answer as many of those questions as I can. On my website, I have…

Tibet

Tibet is a difficult region to define. To the Chinese government, Tibet consists only of the Tibet Autonomous Region, which makes up only 1/2 of the Tibetan Plateau and has only around 40% of the total Tibetan population. To the…