The Flight between Chengdu & Lhasa and Lhasa to Kathmandu is one of the most exciting with 9 of the 14 Mountain Peaks over 8000m visible. Here is a glimpse of these super exciting flights ! The International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation (UIAA) recognises eight-thousanders as the 14 mountains that are more than 8000 metres […]
The Karola Glacier (Kharola, chángruòlābīngchuán卡若拉冰川 in Chinese) at an elevation of 5560 meters (18241 feet) is 9.4 square kilometers and growing The white glacier is spectacular from the highway, and it is close enough (about 300 yards) to walk to from the highway Touring the Glacier The whole area is fantastic to […]
There are spectacular views of Mount Everest from the Winding Zig Zag roads of the Gawu La pass betweeen Tingri & The Everest Base Camp – Especially the Sunrise over Mount Everest at GA WU La pass is a Wonder in itself !
Mount Everest Nepali: Sagarmatha सगरमाथा; Tibetan: Chomolungma ཇོ་མོ་གླང་མ; Chinese: Zhumulangma 珠穆朗玛 is Earth’s highest mountain above sea level, located in the Mahalangur Himal sub-range of the Himalayas. The international border between Nepal (Province No. 1) and China (Tibet Autonomous Region) runs across its summit point. The current official elevation of […]
Tibet (Tibetan : བོད་, Chinese : 西藏 : pinyin: Xīzàng) is a region covering much of the Tibetan Plateau in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) China.Tibet is the highest region on Earth, with an average elevation of 5000 m (16000 ft).The highest elevation in Tibet is Mount Everest, Earth’s highest mountain […]
EMEISHAN (Mount Emei) is an UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1996 and a mountain in Sichuan Province, China,Mt. Emei sits at the western rim of the Sichuan Basin. At 3,099 metres (10,167 ft) .Mount Emei is one of the Four Sacred Buddhist Mountains of China and is traditionally regarded as the bodhimaṇḍa, […]
Huangshan (Yellow Mountain) is a mountain range in southern Anhui province in eastern China and a UNESCO heritage site and a major tourist attraction.The area is well known for its scenery, sunsets, peculiarly-shaped granite peaks, Huangshan pine trees, hot springs, winter snow, and views of the clouds from above and […]
Huanglong (Yellow dragon) is a scenic and historic interest area in the northwest part of Sichuan, China. This area is known for its colorful pools formed by calcite deposits as well as diverse forest ecosystems, snow-capped peaks, waterfalls and hot springs. Huanglong is also home to many endangered species including the […]