Category Archives: Tibet

NEW TRIP — 8-Day Himalayan Culture of Kathmandu and Lhasa

Introducing our newest trip to the Himalayas exploring the culture of Kathmandu, Nepal and Lhasa, Tibet in 8 days! Prices start at $1695/person with mid-range accommodations $3595/person with luxury accommodations Nepal is the land of beautiful temples, majestic mountains, and … Continue reading

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Easy Travel to Tibet

The tight restrictions on travel to Tibet have eased up making it easy for groups of any size and nationality to enter Tibet! There is no longer a minimum number of travelers required per nationality within a tour group.  Now, … Continue reading

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Ladakh: Tibet’s Mirror Image in Northern India

It’s a tragic reality that of the more than 6,000 Buddhist monasteries standing in Tibet prior to Chinese occupation,  only a handful remain intact. The situation is radically different in the surreal mountain landscapes of Ladakh (sometimes referred to as … Continue reading

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Things to do in Tibet: Jokhang Temple in Lhasa

Located in Lhasa’s Barkhor Square lies the sacred, golden-domed Jokhang Monastery, also referred to as the Jokhang Temple. Jokhang is considered to be the location of Tibet’s spiritual core, and dates back to the middle of the seventh century. Millions … Continue reading

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Photos from Around the World on Flickr

AWR has joined Flickr in a big way!  Enjoy our photos from Tanzania Safari — Serengeti Tanzania Safari — Ngorongoro Crater Tanzania Safari — Lake Manyara Tanzania — Climbing Kilimanjaro Tibet — The Friendship Highway Tibet — Advanced Base Camp … Continue reading

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When To Go Where

Not sure where to go when? Prime season is when the weather is typically the best. Low season is when the weather is the worst (rainy or cold), but also is typically cheaper and has fewer people. Shoulder season typically … Continue reading

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Tibet Friendship Highway

Our most popular Tibet itinerary is the Friendship Highway — 11 Days Lhasa to Kathmandu overland with Everest Base Camp. In Lhasa, you will visit the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and Drepung and Sera Monasteries. Besides the sites in Lhasa, … Continue reading

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Last Chance for the Tibet Looking Glass

There are only a few spots left for the Tibet Looking Glass trip with John Bellezza May 14-31, 2009! About the Trip The Tibet Looking Glass trip is an unique opportunity to see Tibetan civilization in all its splendor with … Continue reading

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Intimate and Unique Tibet

We still have a few spots on our Tibet Looking Glass trip in May! This 18-day tour takes you from Kathmandu to Lhasa and then to fascinating remote villages of the Tibetan plateau.  This is a unique opportunity to experience … Continue reading

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Give the Gift of Adventure or Giving Back

Adventure all wrapped up! Is there someone on your Christmas list that likes adventure?  How about someone who is impossible to buy for?  Or maybe someone who cannot fit even one more thing into their tiny apartment? If you know … Continue reading

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