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Join us for a unique tour of some of the key sacred sites in Eastern Tibet including the famous Iron Bridge of the Mahasiddha Thangtong Gyalpo, Dzogchen Monastery, Galenting, Dege Gonchen Monastery, Nyarong valley and the retreat place and monastery of Nyala Pema Duddul who achieved the Rainbow Body.

From: 31 July- 10th August 2017

Trip Duration: 12 days 11 nights

Starting: Chengdu, China

Finishing: Chengdu, China

Trip Grading: Regular itinerary, moderate walking

Accommodation: Hotels and guesthouses

Trip’s cost: £1930/ €2250/ 2500us$ per person (on a two person sharing basis)

Single room supplement: €350/£300/390 US$

Tour Led by Jamyang Oliphant PhD
Jamyang Oliphant has travelled and lived in Asia for much of his life. In Japan as a teenager he studied Aikido before spending two years in Northern Thailand.He then developed his interest in Asiatic religions, languages and cultures in his studies; first at  London University's School of Oriental and African Studies and then at the Oriental Institute at Oxford where he completed his doctoral thesis on rejuvenating Tibetan medical practices in 2016. There he
led post-graduate seminars for the Inner and South Asian department and gave talks on Tibetan religious practices and contemporary issues in Tibet. In his work for the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford he has assembled and catalogued an important collection of Bhutanese photography and art. He is a published author and is now working on several publications,including an illustrated travel guide to Bhutan. In recent years he has travelled extensively in India, China and Bhutan and has led tours to Burma, Cambodia, Northern India and Nepal. His particular interest is in Tibet, nourished by his many years of study of Himalayan cultures, and his forthcoming tour offers an rare opportunity to explore some lesser known aspects of the area.

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