On 12th of July, 2019, the Tibet mountaineering community celebrated its annual mountaineering guide festival. On that day, the Tibet mountaineering guide association announced “hard-working, professional, help-oriented, solidarity and collaboration, respect for nature, love of life, the motherland first, and scale new heights” as the spirit of Himalayan mountaineering guide, which injecting new content into the Himalayan mountaineering culture.
Mountain guides are professionally trained climbers with extensive mountain experience who are responsible for leading other climbers on commercial mountaineering teams. Generally speaking, in addition to basic climbing skills such as rock climbing and ice climbing, a mountain guide should also master comprehensive knowledge and skills such as mountain first aid, foreign language and mountain history and culture.
In the Himalayas, Chinese Tibetan mountain guides and Nepalese Sherpas are famous world's leading guides.
In 1999, inheriting Tibet’s glorious mountaineering history, the Himalayan mountaineering guide school was established in Lhasa. In 2001, Tibet Shengshan mountaineering and adventure service co.ltd was registered. Since 2008, Chinese folk mountaineering flourished. The guide school and the Shengshan mountaineering company have gradually established a high-altitude mountaineering exploration mode operated by China adventure company and led by Chinese Tibetan guides on the Chinese side of Mount Everest (north slope), Cho Oyu and Sisha Pangma.
Himalayan Mountain Guide Spirit
The guides provide technical and safety guidance that allows the average climber to approach and even reach the top of a snowy mountain in relative safety. In addition, Chinese mountain guides in Tibet are not only responsible for guide, but also for rescue and environmental protection during the climbing season.
In October 2017, the Tibet mountaineering guide association was established. Association officials said the announcement of the spirit of mountaineering guides, is to inherit the spirit of Chinese mountaineering, but also to further clarify the professional ethics of mountaineering guides, enhance professional identity and pride of guided, and promote Himalayan mountaineering culture.
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Hello, we are considering to travel in Tibet in summer. We are a family of 5, two adults and three kids, age 13(then), 10, 8. We are interested in the 10 days Mt. EBC & Namtso Lake Group tour. We are US citizens with valid 10-year Chinese multiple entry visa, which we have applied when we went to Beijing in 2019. We are currently living in South Korea.
1. Are kids suitable (or even allowed) for this tour?
2. If kids can join, are there any discount deals for kids?
Dear Ms. Ho***,
Greetings from Helen at Budget Tibet Tour and welcome you to join our 10 days Mt. Everest & Namtso Lake group tour. For your questions: 1. Your kids are suitable for this tour. Travelling in Tibet is as safe for kids as it is for their parents. While the high Tibetan plateau may be the highest place on the planet, very often, the kids that visit this region are more adaptable and have fewer problems than their parents. We also have arranged wonderful Tibet tours for many families with kids such as a tour to EBC for a family with a 3-year-old son, a 9-year-old girl and a 11-year-old boy, they did have fun in Tibet and there is no problem for them. Or you can take some medicine under the guidance of doctor to prevent high altitude before enter Tibet. 2. If kids travel with you, we'll offer some discount for them, please check your email and find more detailed information. Thanks & Regards
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