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Supporting CREST and Sustainable Travel Worldwide

Adventure Access is supporting CREST (The Center for Responsible Travel) through their Summer Travel Auction which is live now. Check out the 7 Day Amdo Overland Experience that we have donated as a part of the auction through this link.… Read more

Xi’an

Adventures can take many forms. Not all of them involve mountains, tents, and bikes…as much as that may pain me to admit. ;) We recently traveled to Xi’an from Chengdu on the new high speed rail for a weekend get-away.… Read more

The Dangers of Plastic, An Essay from our Middle School Conservation Contest

Adventure Access and Grayl, the makers of the Grayl Ultralight Purifier, have partnered together to reduce single use plastic bottles in West China. One of the ways that we have encouraged the use of reusable bottles is through conservation awareness… Read more

Enter to Win AND Protect our Planet

Did you know? Only 9% of the world's plastic is recycled. There are enough single use plastic bottles used within the Adventure Travel industry each year to fill 3 Empire State Buildings. Adventure Access is committed to creating a better… Read more

The Shambala Story

The founder and family behind the startup of Adventure Access was recently featured in the newly released documentary, 香巴拉深处(Shambala Story).   The documentary highlights the depths of Tibetan life in China as it tells the stories of individuals and families… Read more

Celebrate Chinese and Tibetan New Year in Songpan, Sichuan

The International New Year has come and gone and we are all settling back into our office and school routines, even if just for a little while. Chinese and Tibetan New Years are on the horizon. China’s industries will soon… Read more

Huanglong National Park

Huanglong National Park, while often overshadowed by Jiuzhaigou National Park, is definitely worth the visit to see its unique mineral formations and the many colors within its pools and cascading waterfall sections. It is one of the largest travertine formations… Read more

Jiuzhaigou National Park

  Jiuzhaigou is one of China's most visited national parks. Jiuzhaigou National Park was protected by the government in 1982 and became a National Park in 1984. It was designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1992 and a World… Read more

Muni Valley and Zhaga Waterfall

Muni Valley 牟尼沟 China’s National Parks or scenic areas are often known for their large crowds. Even when the scenery may be worth battling the lines, it can get overwhelming at times. Muni Valley is one of those places that… Read more

Trekking in Jiuzhaigou: Experiencing Jiuzhaigou outside the Park

What is it like to trek in Jiuzhaigou? It is unlike most other places throughout Sichuan's Tibetan regions. Many are familiar with the National Park, but most are unaware of what Jiuzhaigou's surrounding valleys have to offer. Adventure Access makes… Read more

A Day Hike to Shangniba Monastery

We recently led a day hike to Shangniba Monastery in Songpan County. This is a great way to experience Songpan for a day, especially if your time is limited. Starting at our Songpan Branch Office, we headed out of the… Read more

Adventure Access and A Bu Lu Zi – A Great Way to Experience Jiuzhaigou – 深度体验九寨的最佳拍档

Adventure Access and A Bu Lu Zi --- The best way to experience Jiuzhaigou. Abu Lu Zi Eco Lodge ​​​One of the things that makes Adventure Access stand apart from other tour providers is our deep connections with locals in… Read more