Lhasa, Tibet (PRWEB) May 12, 2015
Now that the 2015 Tibet travel season is almost here, travelers from around the world are planning tours. One of the best ways to enjoy Tibet’s dramatic high altitude landscapes is on an overland tour: Imagine spending days amongst snow capped peaks, visiting fascinating monasteries, and stopping in countless charming small towns in fertile mountain valleys. In preparation for travelers’ arrivals, Tibet Ctrip Travel Service-TCTS (http://www.tibetctrip.com) rolls out new adventures.
- North Sichuan-Tibet Highway: Travelers will set out from Chengdu where they will visit the Panda reserve before moving on to the Tibetan areas of Sichuan. Here, travelers will visit Bamei and Garze, the cultural and religious center for Tibetans living in Sichuan. Next, the tour of Tibet crosses into the Chamdo region before heading towards Lhasa over the final few days.
- Yunnan to Lhasa: This 10 day overland tour is great for travel groups that want to cover lots of ground without committing themselves to a full 2-3 weeks. The tour begins in the ancient city of Lijiang and makes its way through the mountain scenery of Yunnan and Tibet before reaching Lhasa, the tour’s final destination.
- Ancient Tea Horse Road: For over 14 days, travelers will follow the path of long gone tea traders who previously used the route to transport goods to south Asia. The Tibet tour begins in Chengdu and stops in Lijiang before making its way towards Tibet. Along the way, travel groups will summit passes, explore monasteries, and have the chance to soak in a hot spring that overlooks the Mekong River.
The road from western China to Tibet gives travelers the opportunity to enjoy diverse of experiences. Those looking to learn about fascinating cultures while immersing themselves in fantastic scenery need look no further. Adventures can last as little as 9-10 days or last as long as 3 or more weeks. With the best season to travel Tibet overland coming up quickly so now is the time to start planning!