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What’s the Key to Real Adventure?

One of our own, Doris, recently traveled to Lijiang. This is a destination she has been before and by her own admission, it had very little impact on her. Here is an article she wrote about her recent experience in… Read more

Traveling the World of Travertine

UNESCO Travertine Formations are Few and Far Between We’ve explored and guided in and around Songpan for a long time now. One of our favorite characteristics of the Songpan region is the vast collection of travertine and karst formations. It… Read more
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Introducing Lijiang, Yunnan – A new, carefully crafted tour

Lijiang, a city at the foot of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, is famous for its nature, culture and history. It is also the location of our newest, carefully crafted series of tours. We’ve partnered with a local Tibetan and… Read more

Best Practices for Adventure Travel in response to Covid-19

According to a recent survey from the ATTA (Adventure Travel Trade Association), “Adventure travelers expect to resume near pre-COVID level travel spending in 2021, three years before the overall U.S. travel market is expected to recover.” Adventure travelers are resilient.… Read more

Where do we go now?

It’s a big world out there. Where do you even begin as you consider stepping out of your door? Start by determining your key motivations. Not everyone travels for the same reason and different kinds of travel achieve different goals… Read more

How Will Coronavirus (Covid-19) Affect Adventure Travel to Tibet in 2020?

Covid-19 and Adventure Travel in 2020 - Updated March 19, 2020 This is the third version of this article that we have put together in as many weeks. The reality is that we could make some changes or additions every… Read more

How Adventurous Do I Need to be for The Tibetan Plateau?

The Tibetan Plateau, though known as the Roof of the World, can be enjoyed by people of all ages, abilities, and skill levels. You don’t have to join an expedition to the summit of Everest to experience the plateau. Opportunities… Read more

The Tibet Travel Permit and Eastern Tibet

  The Tibetan Plateau, known as the “Roof of the World” stretches from Northern India to the middle of China. Also included are countries like Nepal and Bhutan. With so many choices, where is the best place to visit? In… Read more

Packing for a Winter Trip to Eastern Tibet

  For starters, it is a good idea to check out our post about traveling to Tibet in Winter. This will give you a basic idea of what to expect and how to best be prepared before jumping into the… Read more

Traveling to Tibet in Winter

  When planning a trip to the roof of the world, many people start by asking, “When is the best time of year to travel?” To best answer this question, we have to start with the goals and motivations for… Read more

Can We Afford Not to Use Grayl?

  All of us at Adventure Access take the safety and health of our team, our clients, and our environment very seriously! This means providing pure water all along the way AND protecting the environment and surroundings where we love… Read more

Is Jiuzhaigou National Park Open Again?

  Jiuzhaigou is like a home away from home for the Adventure Access family. Some of our earliest tours were offered in Jiuzhaigou with partners in the region. Since then, these local partners have become some of our closest friends… Read more