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UNESCO Listing of Lum Sowa Rigpa medicinal treatment
Tibetan treatment Lum or Sowa Rigpa method of medicinal bathing has been listed by UNESCO the United Nationals Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity at the 13th session in November 2018 in Port Louie,…>> Read More

 

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Day Hikes

Day Hikes
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Day Hikes in Tibet are for those who enjoy walking in addition to touring.  This is available in almost all the cities and towns in Tibet.  Local inhabitants enjoy the Kora or circumambulation around holy sites.  Devout pilgrims prostrate their full body lenght on the ground as they circle these holy sites.

 

With the areas of monasteries and shrines be enormously large, hiking is a real treat as one gets to walk together with the locals.  From senior citizens to younger generation, all take the Kora seriously as they believe in accumulating merit in their lives.  Easy "koras" are at the base of monasteries while for the more hardy hikers trails are often just below ridge tops.

 

If you enjoy such cultural immersion walks, please request these with your booking.