Mt. Kailash Pilgrimage a popular option for travelers seeking an in depth Tibet travel experience

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Lasting 18-21 days, travelers who complete the Mt. Kailash pilgrimage will experience a wide cross section of Tibet and enjoy many opportunities to learn about local culture and history. Tibet Ctrip Travel Service-TCTS (http://www.tibetctrip.com) shares their expertise on preparing for the adventure.

Many travel Tibet in search of magnificent high altitude scenery and a chance to learn about one of the world’s most interesting, yet mysterious, cultures. As fall 2015 draws near and monsoon rains leave Tibet, many are gearing up for the Kailash Pilgrimage; this is a truly special journey that takes travelers across Tibet for a three day trek around the base of one of Earth’s most sacred mountains. Tibet Ctrip Travel Service-TCTS (http://www.tibetctrip.com) helps travelers get ready with expert advice on how to prepare.

  •     Long days of trekking at high altitude can place incredible demands on travelers’ bodies. It’s best to get regular exercise in the weeks and months leading up to the Tibet trekking tour to help ensure the body is prepared for the challenge. Remain well hydrated before and of course after the trek begins, this can ease the effects of the altitude.
  •     In Tibet, the sun is harsh and a dry wind blows nearly constantly. For this reason travel groups are advised to pack sunscreen, lotions, and lip balms to protect against the wind and sun. Clothes that can be layered are best to guard against quickly changing weather and well broken in hiking shoes are absolutely essential.
  •     The Tibet tourism bureau recently announced that Tibet travel permits will not be issued for at least the first half of September, those yet to book their Tibet tour are advised to avoid these dates.

Thousands of Hindus, Tibetan Buddhists, and other religious pilgrims in the region hold this place sacred. The trek around Kailash’s base is believed to wash the soul of anger, fear, and prejudice. Not only will travelers be immersed in Tibetan culture they will also see cultures converge as they challenge themselves on an unforgettable trek. With excellent trekking weather coming up in September and October 2015, now is the time to book tour of Tibet!

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