The City Nomad Guesthouse is Xining’s newest hostel. It is owned and managed by a local Tibetan man who has worked in tourism for the past 10 years. I highly recommend this great new guesthouse!
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.
Details on how to still trek around Mt. Amnye Machen, while avoiding the current road construction project.
The Power Pot is a fantastic piece of equipment to have when trekking in remote regions.
Travel regulations for Tibet change every year. This post will keep you up-to-date with the current travel rules for foreign travelers.
A few years ago, I went on a journey searching for the holy mountain of Gado Jowa སྒ་སྟོད་ཇོ་བོ་. Most people are only familiar with one or two of Tibet’s many holy mountains. Mt. Kailash གངས་རིན་པོ་ཆེ་ in far western Tibet’s…
UPDATED NOV 2016: Cycling is a great way to see and experience Tibet. This post will tell you what you need to do in order to plan your cycling adventure in Tibet.
The 1200 kilometer route from Xining to Chengdu through the traditional Tibetan region of Amdo has become quite popular in recent years. This route passes through several amazing Tibetan towns that are home to some of the most important monasteries in…
Amnye Machen is one of Tibet’s main holy mountains. It is located in Golok prefecture in the Amdo region (modern day Qinghai). This is a fantastic glacier mountains that offers great trekking!
Can’t afford a journey to Lhasa, Everest or other areas in the Tibet Autonomous Region? Then why not travel to the open areas of Amdo and Kham? Read more about why these areas are amazing!