4 Wheel Drive Tours
China´s Highlights & Hidden Treasures – A 4WD Journey through the Middle Kingdom
This 4×4 tour takes you to the highlights of China. Discover the Great Wall and Forbidden City of Beijing and drive on countryside roads of this vast empire to the Terracotta army of the first emperor and further to Xi’an. On the way we will discover Buddhist cave temples that are thousands of years old, sacred mountains, old towns, the most adventurous cliff tunnel in the world, the shores of the Yellow River and the cradle of Chinese culture. An adventurous journey through the Middle Kingdom.
4×4 and Motorbike Combo Tour for Chinese New Year through Yunnan
This 4×4 and motorbike Tour takes you on a weeklong journey through the impressive southern province of Yunnan. Enjoy the historic old towns of Dali and Shaxi in the evening with its beautiful illuminated buildings. Drive on winding mountain roads, through small villages, along innumerable rice terraces and relax while a break at the famous Buddhist Temple and Monkey Mountain Shi Bao Shan. Breathtaking panoramic views across wooded hills and the first great Yangtze bend, before we continue our trip towards the Tiger Leaping Gorge – one of the deepest gorges in the world. Passing 5000 meter high mountains, we drive over hilly grounds to the Lugu-Lake, which offers a beautiful overnight stay with its small beaches and Tibetan tempels in the forest.
Discover South China with Shangri-la
On this 4×4 Tour we experience some of the most beautiful places in Yunnan. This includes the old towns of Dali, Shaxi, Baisha and the UNESCO World Heritage town of Lijiang, as well as the famous Shangri-la. We drive along winding country – and mountain roads, passing impressive rice terraces and drive through small traditional Chinese. The journey continues through one of the deepest canyons in the world – the Tiger Leaping Gorge – thrilled with its breathtaking views. We pass 5000 meters high mountains and drive over hilly landscapes towards the Lugu Lake which overs an unique place to stay with its white sand beaches and the Tibetan temples in the surrounding forest.
South China – Laos: Overland Tour
Discover two countries on this spectacular tour: incense smoke filled Taoist temples, roads winding through enormous rice terraces in China, and lush tropical forests, ancient temple towns, and waterfalls in southeast Asia: Laos. This “jungle safari” take you on empty countryside roads to ancient temples and old towns, along vast rivers, through limestone landscapes, and let you experience genuine Chinese and Lao culture.
Family Friendly Tour Tibet, Qinghai & the Silk Road with Trekking & Camping
On this family friendly 4×4 journey you will discover the highlights of Tibet. Starting from Lhasa we trek through one of the most beautiful Himalaya valleys of central Tibet. We stay two nights in tents, visit Tibetan villages and monasteries and the Everest base camp on the foot of the highest mountain on earth. The second part of this journey begins in Lanzhou- the starting point for our expedition along the Silk Road, the Yellow River and the Tibetan grasslands. You discover ancient Buddhist cave temples, nature reserves, the center of Tibetan Thanka art and one of the most important monasteries of the Tibetan world. The last stop of this amazing trip is Xi´an where we will visit the Terracotta Army of the first emperor of China. This active and discovery journey suit the entire family.
Xining – Chengdu: 4×4 Expedition through Eastern Tibet and over the Himalaya
On this expedition we cross the eastern Himalaya from the capital of Tibet Province – Qinghai (Xining) and drive to the capital of Sichuan: Chengdu. We cross grasslands, drive along the Yellow River through landscapes of sandstone, meet and camp with nomads and visit one of the largest monasteries of Tibet: Sertar. We often go to a level beyond the 3000 meters and cross curvy mountain passes. At the Tibetan Thanka blacksmith Tongren we learn about the Tibetan art and visit the old town with pilgrims. A journey through the original, rural China and Tibet. This adventure can be booked together with the Chengdu – Dali that takes place right after this trip.
Southwest China (Dali-Chengdu) 4×4 Tour over the Eastern Himalaya
This 4×4 tour shows you the impressive Tibetan, Chinese and many other landscapes. Drive from the wide Erhai Lake in Dali in the heart of Yunnan province high up to the Tibetan mountains. Cross high passes and grasslands , inhabited by nomadic people, further up to Chengdu. Ride through the Tiger leaping Gorge , one of the deepest canyons in the world, and experience the wild Yangtze River on its way down from the Himalaya. On the way back to Dali we pass through the territories of the Mosu and Yi at Lugu Lake and the UNESCO World heritage town of Lijang.A unique adventure experience.
Holy Mount Kailash Expedition
This expedition tour will bring you all the way through western Tibet to Mt. Kailash. After crossing the plateau we pitch our camp at Lake Manasarova, the “Ocean within Mountains”. Arriving at Mt. Kailash we set aside our motorbikes, relax our legs, and start our three days journey around the holy mountain by foot or on horseback, following the pilgrims and listening to their prayer songs. We will visit Shigatse, one of the biggest and most powerful monasteries of ancient Tibet. The way back to Lhasa leads us through small villages, curvy country roads, narrow gorges and the King of all Mountains: Mount Everest. 50 kilometers on a unpaved road will bring us to the Everest Base Camp where we have a magnificent view on the highest mountain on earth.
Trans Tibet 4 × 4 Tour – Through Central Tibet with Everest Base Camp
Discover the highlights of Tibet: drive on roads through the hills of Tibetan nomads, experience vast lakes, an ancient culture, half-forgotten old towns and monasteries and snow-capped mountains at the base camp of Mount Everest. This adventure brings you not only the most fascinating cultural and scenic highlights of Tibet, but we also drive through remote country roads off the beaten path and over high passes.
North Yunnan 4×4 Tour
Get to know the best of Yunnan Province! This tour let you experience the historic Tea Horse Road old towns Lijiang, Shanxi, Dali and Shangri-la, little villages at the border to Tibet, through one of the deepest gorges in the world and snow capped mountains. The diversity of the landscape is stunning: experience the wide Tibetan grassland, cactus-lined curvy gorge roads or a ride along the vast Erhai Lake. Extend this trip and dine with a local Tibetan family and take a glimpse at the peak of high and holy Mt. Kawa Karpo (6.700m) in the Himalayas.
Discover Yunnan with a hike through the Tiger Leaping Gorge
On this active travel you will experience impressive Yunnan province. This includes the old towns of Dali, Baisha and the UNESCO World Heritage town of Lijiang, and the Taoist Shi Bao Shan monkey mountain in Shaxi. A 2-day hike by foot or on the horseback through the Tiger Leaping Gorge, the original China can be experienced with its minorities, rural villages and one of the most beautiful mountain landscapes of the region.
Yunnan – Tibet: Overland Tour
From the edges of the Himalayas in the north of Yunnan Province through one of the most impressive landscapes Tibet has to offer. Drive through deep gorges, alpine forests, vast grassland steppe, discover azure lakes and experience the highest 7000 meter high mountains of the eastern Himalayas. On the way to Lhasa, we follow the ancient Tea Road and discover numerous Buddhist monasteries. Be one of the first who rediscovered that route after 4 years of closure.
Great Tibet Expedition
Discover the very best of Tibet: hilly Nomad grassland, vast lakes, ancient culture, old towns and monasteries, and snow capped mountains at Mt. Everest Base Camp. This adventure brings you to the most stunning cultural and natural highlights of Tibet as well as remote countryside roads, off the beaten track temples, and high altitude mountain passes where the air gets thin. On this expedition tour we will stay every second night in our camp on the grassland, with nomads, near rivers, or on the shores of the great lakes of Tibet.