Celebrate Chinese and Tibetan New Year in Songpan, Sichuan

Imagine this…The International New Year has come and gone and you are all settling back into your office and school routines, even if just for a little while. BUT, Chinese and Tibetan New Year are on the horizon. China’s industries… Read more

Packing Tips for Mountain Biking in Eastern Tibet

If you're planning on mountain biking in China or Eastern Tibet, we want to help you be prepared. We’ll start with a few Q&A’s that are helpful for anyone coming to the region and finish off with a few additional… Read more

Packing for a Trek in Eastern Tibet

Whether you are in the early phases of planning a trip to the Eastern edge of the Tibetan Plateau or you have already booked a trip and are headed this way soon, it is helpful to know how to pack.… Read more

Tibet is a Sensory Feast

Adventure Access was recently mentioned by AFAR Magazine in an article titled "Tibet is a Sensory Feast You Have to Experience to Believe." We certainly believe that it is but don't just take our word for it. Join Adventure Access… Read more

Traveling Beyond Tibet – Immersive Highlights in China

Before and After Eastern Tibet: Adventure Access offers rich experiences throughout China Traveling through Tibet can be one of the richest experiences of a lifetime. It takes effort and commitment. Even getting there is a long journey for most anyone… Read more

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


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

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