Seda Monastery Tour
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the Center of Tibetan Buddhism

Immerse in the astonishing Buddhism center of Seda, where there are thousands of red wooden dormitories in the lush mountains of rural northeast Sichuan. Only in here, can you feel the mysterious and sacred atmosphere which is far beyond any language.

Natural Sichuan Tour
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the Fairyland Retreat

Get ready to make a leisure break for the hauntingly beautiful Jiuzhaigou, Ruoergai, Huahu and more wonderlands blessed by Mother Nature in Sichuan. Step into the land of vast wild grasslands, bluer-than-blue lakes, rushing waterfalls and deep green trees backed by snowy mountain ranges.

Shangri-La Tour
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Escape to a Happy Land

Explore Shangri-La, a real earthly paradise, a mythical utopia and a tranquil escape isolated from the modern world, where people begin to breathe in the Tibetan world. Make some brilliant walks in the Old City, and the little-visited monasteries and villages, or have a horse riding to get off the beaten track.

Silk Road Tour
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Follow in the footsteps of Marco Polo

Follow the steps of Marco Polo to the ancient international trade route and the splendid cultural bridge linking the cultures of China, India, Persia, Arabia, Greek and Rome. Travel by bus and experience the route as ancient traders once did - mile by mile and town by town.

Kailash Tour
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A Holy Spiritual Trip

Meditate in the presence of the mighty, mystical and majestic Kailash, one of the highest parts of the world and the most significant spiritual spots in the world. Take a pilgrimage trek around it. Follow the footsteps of devoted pilgrims to the magical land of wildness, and have a journey of the heart.

  • Seda Tour

    Center of Tibetan Buddhism

  • Huahu Tour

    the Fairyland Retreat

  • Shangri-La Tour

    Escape to a Happy Land

  • Silk Road Tour

    Follow in the footsteps of Marco Polo

  • Mt.Kailash Tour

    A Holy Spiritual Trip

Welcome to the Third Pole Tour

Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau is the highest land above the sea level on earth, and the main part is located in China with an average altitude of 4,000 meters, covering the regions of Western Sichuan, TAR (Tibet Autonomous Region), Qinghai, Yunnan, parts of Xinjiang and Gansu provinces. Essentially as the cradle of all of Asia's major rivers, the Plateau is the peak of the planet, so hailed as the "Third Pole". Compared with the north and south poles, the Third Pole is a land where many ethnic minorities are mainly inhabited with enormous socioecnomic and cultural diversity, endowed with rich natural resources and various local culture and customs that barely explored by the tourists.

We at 3rdpoletour.com are the pioneer in in-depth discovery travel in the Roof of the World. We empower you to discover the people, culture, religion, landscape, and most of all, the hearts of the Plateau has to offer. With 3rdpoletour.com, you get more than just a tour itinerary. You get a personalized experience from start to finish. Our fully customizable tours let you travel the way you want, with the comfort and flexibility you value.

Destinations We are Experts in

We've selected the top tour itineraries of each destination. All of the trips at 3rdpoletour.com are private and can be tailored to your interests and budget.

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Our Travel Experts

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Sophie Ren

Our Trip Designer

Sophie Ren is a dedicated wanderer, having set foot in almost every corner of the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. Before starting the business of 3rdpoletour.com, she was a trip leader speaking in both Chinese and English and had helped over 1,000 travelers from all over the world explore the high land.

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Lei Johnson

Our Trip Designer

Lei Johnson is an explorer, mountaineer, adventurer and travel expert. All of the trips on 3rdpoletour.con are invented by him, and he is a a frequent visitor to the uninhabited places of the highland. Every saterday morning at 10:00, he has a radio program about the Tibetan Plateau travel at channel of 101.7.

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