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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

Earthquake Notice! In August of 2017 Jiuzhaigou was severely affected by a 7.0 magnitude earthquake and is currently closed. Surrounding areas such as our often visited Shangsizhai Village are also still closed to visitors because of ongoing efforts to rebuild… 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

Tibetan New Year

The Tibetan New Year, known as Losar, is celebrated widely across Tibetan Buddhist regions. While it is determined by the Lunar Calendar, just as the Chinese New Year, it has historically fallen on a different date. In the Amdo region,… Read more

A Traditional Chinese New Year in Songpan Old Town

We recently spent Chinese New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day in Songpan, the old town in Northern Sichuan where our branch office and outdoor base is located. With its old walls still present around the center of the town,… Read more
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5000k for 2017

It’s has been far to long since we have blogged anything here at Adventure Access. Let’s face it. We like to spend time outdoors. We don’t like to spend a lot of time in front of the computer. We’re doing… Read more

2015 成都 Holiday 5K and Fun Run

This morning Adventure Access in association with IEM Race Management put on a 5k and Fun Run for the community in Chengdu. We want to thank everyone who came out to participate in the event. We also want to thank… Read more