Lhasa, Tibet (PRWEB) September 01, 2012
For eco-minded and health conscious travelers to Tibet, bicycle tours are the ideal way to explore this remote and beautiful Himalayan land. Songtsan Travel now offers several options for travelers looking for bicycle adventures.
The 6-day bicycle tour focuses on Tibet’s capital city of Lhasa and the surrounding area, including tours of the famous Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and Drepung monastery. The trip also features a ride through the countryside to the cave retreats of Drak Yerpa monastery, and overnight camping at Ganden monastery.
For more adventurous travelers, Songtsan Travel can also arrange a 20-day tour from Lhasa to Kathmandu, Nepal. The tour starts in Lhasa and includes a trip to the Mt. Everest base camp.
Songtsan Travel is a licensed international tour operator located in Lhasa, Tibet. They are a team of native Tibetans with their own jeeps, guides and travel crew who work across all areas of the plateau. Part of the agency’s income goes to support children’s education in Tibet.
Because foreign travelers are not allowed to travel independently in Tibet, according to Chinese government policy, tours must be arranged by a licensed agency. Songtsan Travel is a full-service tour operator that is uniquely qualified to plan Tibet trips.
Songtsan Travel supports children’s education in Tibet through their school project. “We have a dream to serve these needy children to get them a better education and a better life,” Songtsan Travel said. “Our ultimate goal is to help children in Tibet, to make it a better place, and to give them the opportunity to make more meaningful and more successful lives. We believe that the purpose of education is to promote morality, and our vision is for every child in Tibet to have a great public education.”
Songtsan Travel is comprised of a team of professionals with many years in the tourism industry, and they specialize in inbound tourism to Tibet. Apart from the usual tours to Tibet they offer a number of special interest tours that give clients in-depth, personalized journeys, including tours focused on religion, culture, art performance, and festivals.