adventure travel

Top Ten Best Places in Gansu

If you’re looking to truly get away from China's mega-cities to have a genuine adventure, experience a melting pot of cultures and traditions, and [...]

Top Ten Best Treks in Tibet

The Tibetan Plateau covers an area  that is 4 times bigger than France.  With an average elevation over 4,500m (14,800 [...]

Trekking Mount Kailash Video

A video taken during our trekking on the Mount Kailash.

Faces of Tibet Video

Jiuzhaigou National Park

Jiuzhaigou is home to nine Tibetan villages and that is where it's Chinese name,  九寨沟 ,comes from.  Jiuzhaigou is a nature reserve and national park located [...]

The Silk Road of Zhangye Video

Amazing Kanbula Video

Nomad Life Video

Prayers in the Plateau with VSA Hong Kong

Walking Through Tibet Video

Exploring Northern Yunnan Video

The Many Flavors of Xining Video

Exploring Wild Qinghai Video

Team Building in Qunjia National Park Video

Twenty outcomes of Team Building

When considering a team building event, you should know and be prepared to discuss the outcomes that you most value and the [...]

Outdoor Classroom Team building 户外团队建设课程

Introduction 介绍 Team building through “experiential education” is an exciting way of discovering human potential and the larger world around us. In today’s modern, fast [...]

The British School of Nanjing, Qinghai and Gansu Trip Video

Griffith University in Gansu Video

Maiji Shan

With a backdrop of the lush, green mountains just southeast of Tianshui town, the grottoes of Maiji Shan contain some of the [...]

Jiayuguan Fort

Jiayuguan Pass is an iconic image of western China. Sandwiched between the snowy 6,000 meter Qilian Mountain peaks and the Black Mountains of the [...]

Bingling Temple

The Bingling Temple (simplified Chinese炳灵寺pinyinBǐnglíng Sì) is a series of grottoes filled with Buddhist sculptures carved into natural caves and [...]

Yadan National Park

Located about 180-kilometer northwest of Dunhuang City, Yadan National Geological Park sits right on the edge of the Gobi Desert and [...]

Dunhuang

Dunhuang is a Silk Road trading town that offers vast stretches of open desert, camel rides, a great walking night market, [...]

Top Ten things that a foreigner should know when visiting Tibet

How can foreigners show honor to Tibetan culture through our actions and behaviors in a place that is not our home?  Tibetan culture has [...]

What exactly is team building?

Introduction

Team building through “experiential education” is an exciting way of discovering human potential and the larger world around us. [...]

Team Building 高绩效团队建设

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The six most common wilderness injuries that you should know how to treat

Whether you are a day hiker or you are out on a 30 day expedition in Alaska, you need to know the six most [...]

What do you need in your First Aid Kit?

As you travel to remote places it is super important to be prepared for emergencies, especially when you are far away from  advanced medical [...]

10 Most Legendary (And Infamous) Travelers In History

“If you’re twenty-two, physically fit, hungry to learn and be better, I urge you to travel – as far and as widely as possible. [...]

Taking the Train in China: What You Can Expect

Taking the train in China can be a wonderful and exciting process and is a great way to see the countryside if you have [...]

Visiting the Pandas of Chengdu

The Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding (as it is officially called) is one of the main places to see the Pandas in [...]

Shigatse and Tashilunpo Monastery

This is the second largest town in Tibet and is home to one of the greatest Gelugpa Monasteries in Tibet’s history, Tashilunpo Monastery.

Gyantse and Pelkor Chode Monastery

Gyantse is a small town in Tibet that packs a big punch.  Located just a one day drive from Lhasa, you are definitely going [...]

Yamdrok Lake

Yamdrok Lake (also known as Yamdrok Yumtso or in Tibetan: ཡར་འབྲོག་གཡུ་མཚོ་ and Chinese: 羊卓雍錯) is a freshwater lake in Tibet, it is one of the [...]

What is it like to sleep in a Tibetan nomad tent?

For those looking for adventure and to experience the authentic life of the Tibetan Plateau, this is your once-in-a-lifetime chance.  Sleep in a high [...]

Lanzhou

Lanzhou is a city of 4 million people and is the capital of Gansu Province.  Many of our adventures start and finish in this [...]

Xining

Xining is the capital of Qinghai Province and is the launching point of many of our tours into the high plateau. Xining is an [...]

What does the inside of a Tibetan monastery look like?

Find out what the inside of a monastery is really like.

Hezuo

Hezuo is a town in Gansu Province. It is also the capital of Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture.  It is known as a gateway into the high grasslands [...]

Lijiang

Once a major stop on the former Tea Horse Road, Lijiang is teeming with beautiful landscapes, deep history, and rich Naxi culture. Most adventures [...]

Tiger Leaping Gorge

The Tiger Leaping Gorge trek (虎跳峡; Pinyin: Hu Tiao Xia), near Lijiang in Yunnan, is one of the finest treks through some of the [...]

Win a brand new HYDRO FLASK!

I have trekked all over Tibet with my Hydro Flask!  I have dropped it down canyons and kicked it over so many times and [...]

Can you believe that this guy skiied down the world’s second highest mountain?

Situated on the Pakistan-China border, K2 is the highest peak of the Karakoram range and the 2nd highest mountain in the world. If you are [...]

Islam in Western China

Most people do not realize that there are over 20 million Muslims in western China.  Of the 56 recognized ethnicities in China, 10 of [...]

Kanbula National Park

Kanbula National Park is like a mini Grand Canyon with soaring Red Rock Cliffs and perfect hikes winding through the canyon walls overlooking the [...]

Zhangye

From the legendary Horse Hoof Temple (Mati Si)  to the striking colors of the Rainbow Mountains, Zhangye is a small town on the Hexi [...]

The Potala Palace

The Potala Palace (on the north side of Lhasa, Tibet) is the massive fortress-like building that is often depicted in the classic photographs of [...]

Lhasa

Lhasa (Chinese Name: 拉萨 (lā sà) is the capital and largest city in Tibet. Founded in the 5th century and largely [...]

Trekking Mount Kailash

Mount Kailash, in the Himalayas of western Tibet, is the holiest mountain in the world as measured by the number of people who worship [...]

Exploring Wild Qinghai

Discover one of western China's off the beaten path destinations and come explore Qinghai Province for clean air, open skies, and unclimbed mountains as [...]

This Chinese Grandma is Blowing Everyone’s Mind!

Meet Ms. Qi, a 73-year-old Chinese backpacker who has probably visited more epic places than anyone from her younger generation. Qi has already visited the [...]

Seven Incredible Days in Ladakh!

Ladakh, India is an area in the north-east region the Himalayas that borders with Pakistan and China. Being surrounded by the world’s highest mountain [...]

The Best Snacks of Sichuan

One of the best parts of traveling is that it allows you the opportunity to taste new and diverse foods. Here is a blog [...]

Chiang Mai, Thailand

Thai hospitality is an art perfected in Chiang Mai, and recent decades have seen the city emerge as one of Asia’s most popular, best [...]

Should I ride an elephant in Thailand?

What is the deal with riding and washing elephants in Thailand?

From intricately designed temples to one of Thailand’s most famous [...]

Dege སྡེ་དགེ (德格)

Situated right on the border with the Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR) , Dege, 德格 in Chinese or in Tibetan སྡེ་དགེ , is the last town [...]

Watch our new video and see how we roll

Are you curious what kind of stuff we do at Elevated Trips? Watch this fun video to get an insight into our most recent 4 [...]

Six days of trekking bliss on Minya Konka

Minya Konka, or Mount GongGa, is the highest peak in Sichuan Province at  7,556 m (24,790 ft).  This also gives it the [...]


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