Chengdu – Lhasa – Gyangze – Yamdok lake – Shigatse – Sakya – Lhatse – Rongbu monastery – Everest Basislager – Shigatse – Namling – Yangbajain – Namtso lake – Lhasa
2018: May 06 – May 17 / September 09 – September 20 / 12 days
Experience the landscapes of the Tibetan high plateau and the Tibetan culture. This Tibet motorbike trip will take you through the hills of the Tibetan nomads, along snow-covered peaks and through deep valleys with the turquoise-blue lakes Yamdrok and Namtso. We will ride our motorbikes over passes higher than 5,000 metres, visit the most important Tibetan monasteries and discover half-forgotten ancient cities. Our road will lead us to the Potala Palace in Lhasa, as well as down lonely country roads and through dreaming landscapes. Breathtaking landscapes await us in the expanses of the Himalayas and on the highest mountains of the world at the base camp on Mount Everest. On the road back to Lhasa we will visit a world famous geothermal hot pool and one of the biggest salt lakes of Tibet.
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Shanghai – Lijiang – Shangri-la – Litang – Seda – Langmuse – Labrang – Tongren – Guide – Qinghai lake – Xining – Shanghai
2018: May 19 – June 04 / August 25 – September 10
This motorbike tour is an adventure for connoiseurs and the ones who are widely traveled. We will cross the Tibetan Eastern Himalayas and are riding through the four provinces Yunnan, Sichuan, Gansu and Qinghai. The always sinuous mountain roads will lead us through exciting changes in culture and landscape, changes that are so manifold and high in contrast that it is like driving through a whole continent. We will discover the graslands of the nomads, will crisscross through sand and stone deserts, go up over the highest passes of the Himalayas and down along the longest rivers of asia, the Yangtze and famous Yellow river. The journey will begin in the mega metropolis of Shanghai and will end at one of the biggest salt lakes of the world: Qinghai lake.
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Lhasa – Ganden – Draksum lake – Yarlung valley – Yumbu Lagang – Samye – Yamdrok lake – Lharze – Rongpu monastery – Everest Base camp – Tingri – Shigatse – Hot springs of Yangbajain – Namtso lake
On request / 17 days
This motorbike tour is your intense Tibet experience, that will not leave you untouched. We will explore the manifold and breathtaking landscapes of the Tibetan high plateau, submerging into this vivid and traditional culture and get very close to Buddhism.
First we ride east into the historical region of Kham, where steep and wooden gorges are waiting to overwhelm us. Through Yarlung valley we go, the cradle of Tibetan culture, where the oldest monasteries stand. In the direction of Everest base camp we will be soon surrounded by high plateaus, the world´s highest peaks and azure salt lakes.
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Chengdu – Lhasa – Ganden Monastery – Gongga – Nagarze (Yarlung Tsangpo River) – Shigatse – Everest Base Camp – Dinggye – Sakya – Lhasa
On request / 14 days
Discover the very best of Tibet: hilly Nomad grassland, vast lakes, ancient culture, old towns and monasteries, and snow capped mountains at Mt. Everest Base Camp. This adventure brings you to the most stunning cultural and natural highlights of Tibet as well as remote countryside roads, off the beaten track temples, and high altitude mountain passes where the air gets thin.
Dali – Shaxi – Tiger Leaping Gorge – Shangri-la – Derong – Batang – Litang – Tagong – Danba – Chengdu – Ya´an – Shimian – Xichang – Lugu Lake – Lijiang – Dali
On request / 17 days
This motorbike tour shows you the impressive Tibetan, Chinese and many other landscapes. Drive from the wide Erhai Lake in Dali in the heart of Yunnan province high up to the Tibetan mountains. Cross high passes and grasslands , inhabited by nomadic people, further up to Chengdu. Ride through the Tiger leaping Gorge , one of the deepest canyons in the world, and experience the wild Yangtze River on its way down from the Himalaya. On the way back to Dali we pass through the territories of the Mosu and Yi at Lugu Lake and the UNESCO World heritage town of Lijang. A unique adventure experience.
Shangri-la – Derong – Yangtze River – Batang – Litang – Daocheng – Xiangcheng – Shangri-la
On request / 7-8 days
This journey leads you through the eastern part of Tibet. We take you along the wild Yangtze River to important Buddhist monasteries, high altitude grassland, nomads with their herds of yaks and into one of the most fantastic landscapes of the region. But be aware: this bike trip demands a good physical constitution since we ride above 4000m, the highest pass is 5100 meter high.
Xining – Qinghai-Lake (Kokonor) – Yellow River – Tongren – Xiahe (Labrang-Monastry) – Langmusi – Sertar- – Aba – Chengdu
On this expedition we cross the eastern Himalaya from the capital of Tibet Province – Qinghai (Xining) and drive to the capital of Sichuan : Chengdu. We cross grasslands, drive along the Yellow River through landscapes of sandstone, meet and camp with nomads and visit one of the largest monasteries of Tibet: Sertar. We often go to a level beyond the 3000 meters and cross curvy mountain passes. At the Tibetan Thanka blacksmith Tongren we learn about the Tibetan art and visit the old town with pilgrims. A journey through the original, rural China and Tibet. This adventure can be booked together with the Chengdu – Dali that takes place right after this trip.
Chengdu – Lhasa – Shigatse Tashilhunpo Monastery – Lhatse Canyon – 3-days Trek around Mt. Kailash – Manasarovar Lake – Everest Base Camp – Lhasa
On request / 16 days
On this expedition adventure we cross the wide open spaces of the Tibetan Himalaya plateau. Snow capped mountains, vast lakes, small villages and important monasteries lead the way to holy Mt. Kailash and Mt. Everest Base Camp on the border to Nepal and India. 2014, the year of the Kailash, will attract thousands of Buddhist pilgrims from all over Asia.