Heights of Tibet
Imposing monasteries and palaces nestled in the mountains. Turquoise waters crowned by snowy peaks, travel to the heights of Tibet and a gateway to inner knowledge.
"Andrea did a wonderful job designing an itinerary to suit three generations of diverse interests, and was flexible and responsive to last minute changes and requests. He showed us many hidden treasures of this beautiful region that would have missed we're it not for him."
- Heather on her journey in Italy
A possible, beautiful itinerary for you
Pause and Breathe
You are so high up, that landing almost seems a contradiction. You struggle to find your breath, and activities that back home are easy to do, take a bit more effort. It is not that you cannot do them, you simple have to approach them with more reverence. You feel in your body, that you have entered a sacred land, where everything appears to have more weight to it. You get a free day to acclimatise, and you intend to make the most out of it. The pilgrim’s road of Barkhor is your first glimpse of the deep spiritual life of Tibet. You walk along the pilgrims where the sight of the prayer wheels turning, and the sound of the sutras move you to profound thoughts. In truth, no one comes to Tibet, who is not searching for something.
A Lesson in Harmony
Potala Palace is imposing, with its white, towering walls, and its sacred prayer halls. It is a place full of history and as you walk through its hallways, you are confronted with the rich and unique Tibetan architecture. How to reconcile the spiritual with the many lovely and colourful things they have built? The key seems to be harmony. Jokhang temple is the most sacred in Tibet. As you see the people in deep prayer and worship, you are shaken with the power of the place. It is true that there is a spiritual force at work in Lhasa. Read more