Where To Look For Adventure In Tibet !
Home to few of the most
bedazzling views in the world, Tibet has become one of the most visited
destinations. This is a virtual paradise for all tourists and more so for
adventurer enthusiast and dare devils. It is just a perfect zone to hone
your skills and physical fitness by engaging in demanding adventure sports.
The Thrill of trekking in Tibet also doubles up as treks leads to some of
the mountain tops dotted with stunning Buddhist temples and monasteries.
Since Tibet is mainly a hilly region with an average altitude of more than
3500 m, the 'Roof of The World' generally favors trekking and hiking more
than any water sports. But it does not mean that there are no water sports
possible in Tibet. Tibet is arguably the best destination for white water
rafting because of steep falling streams and rivers. You can also indulge in
biking, which we have to say, is more strenuous and physically demanding.
What are the Famous Trekking Routes in Tibet !
Trekking is more
famous than other sports in Tibet because of the number and vastness of trek
routes that are available and open to the general public. Trekking from
Ganden Monastery to Samye Monastery, the most trekked route in Tibet takes
you through crystal blue lakes, beautiful alpine forests, and two important
Tibetan religious centers. It's the 80-km track that takes around 4-5 days.
Tingri to Mt. Everest base camp is another very challenging route and it is
advisable that only accustomed trekkers take up this route.
Is Biking Adventue Sport Possible in Tibet !
Biking is more
physically taxing than any other sports, especially in Tibet with its rugged
terrain. Although, most of the gear required for biking can be hired, but
still not many indulge in this activity due to its sheer demand for fitness
and strength. There are many unbelievable tracks specially made for this
purpose only. The most famous of them all is the Quinghai- Tibet highway
route and the Sichuan- Tibet highway route. Though most of them start from
various regions of Tibet but they all generally wind up in Lhasa only.
Through Tibet is definitely one of the toughest bike trips in the world with
around six 5000 m plus passes here.
Are You Looking For White Water Rafting Options in Tibet !
this is what is called, a heaven for water adventure lovers. It is pure
explosive thrills that you experience in white water rafting. One moment you
are in calm flowing river, gently carrying you forward, and the next moment,
the river tries its best to overthrow you from your raft. It's a sport for
the extreme daredevils who wish to get tested to their cores. In Tibet white
water rafting could only be done in Tsangpo River.
Want to Know More about Tibet Adventure Thrills !
The best time to
come to Tibet to take up adventurous tour is in the month from April to
November. It is advised that you first should get acquainted to the climate
and the altitude before indulging in any form of adventure activity because
on such high altitudes, one easy get mountain sickness. If you wish to
experience all forms of adventure in Tibet, then you must at least keep
aside 10 days for it. To experience the real meaning of adventure, come to
Tibet that provides you with apt landscapes and excellent facilities for a
perfect a sports vacation. So grab even the half opportunities that come
yours way that bring you to this magical and mysterious 'Roof of the world'.