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Songtsam Breakdown: Unique Brand for a Himalayan Holiday

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There is a Songtsam option for pretty much every China Himalayan holiday, from Yunnan to Tibet. Check out some of these unique properties and how they can work into your mountain adventures.

Kailash: Over the Hills Where the Spirits Fly

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On a pilgrimage in western Tibet, Joe Cummings visits Everest’s North Face Base Camp, along with Mount Kailash, Asia’s most sacred peak.

Hotels in Lhasa for the Luxury Traveler

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Golden pools and Himalayan views – Tibet’s capital has luxury options that the discerning traveler won’t want to miss.

Golden Eagle’s New Tibet and China Rail Discovery Route Set to Take Off

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A new journey from the luxury train brand Golden Eagle takes riders on a journey from Lhasa to Urumqi aboard the Shangri-la Express.

Tibet’s Second City: Highlights of Shigatse

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Located at the confluence of the Brahmaputra and Nyang rivers, Shigatse is the ideal spot to overnight on the way to Mt. Everest Base Camp or Kathmandu…

From Monks to Michael Jackson: 6 Things to Do in Lhasa

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Lhasa makes an ideal springboard to Tibet’s hidden, remote corners. Here are my suggestions for things to do in Lhasa, based on my recent experiences there…

Dance of the Dunes: A Journey to Tsetang

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Tsetang is one of Tibet’s largest cities, and as the seat of Tibet’s ancient emperors, contains significant historical importance. Flanked by Mt Gongbori, in the Yarlung Valley, with colorful prayer flags strewn about, the area is beautiful…

The Road to Gyantse

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They say that travel is not about the destination, but the journey. I learned the true value of this statement on the long road from Lhasa to Gyantse in Tibet.