This exotic place is all about Arts, Communities, Culture, Festivals and other different types of unique spots to explore. With its distinctive festivals, the Tibetan calendar displays and tells about how the festivals fall on every month aiming to worship Gods, commemorate Buddhist masters, praying for good harvest and as well entertain themselves and so on. These festivals cab be roughly divided into two groups, traditional festivals and religious festivals. Few of the examples about the Buddhist festivals are Gelugpa ( The Yellow Hats). Great prayer festival and Tsongkhapa Butter Lamp Festival. Few of their unique celebrations like Drigung Cham, Dance festival, Tashilhunpo Monastery festival, Ganden Thangka Unveiling Festival etc. Art is what draws every attention and when it’s something unique it brings out a different meaning. Tibetan art includes rock cravings, golden monasteries on hills, stone, colorful frescos inside the temples, singing and dancing over the grasslands. Art that inlcudes Tibetan Thangka Paintings, Sand Mandala and its profond philosphy, Gauge Fresco, Tibetan murals, Tibetan Stone, Qama dance.
With Remote Expedition, you will have the best travel destination trip for this amazing place will be as follow, first visiting 3 nights in Lhasa, and the next trip will be at the scenic drive to Shigatse via Yamdrok Lake, Karo La Glacier and the Gyantse Kumbum Stupa. From Shigatse you will drive all the way to the North Face Base Camp of Mt. Everest. From there you will then return to Lhasa via Shigatse and drive towards north to Namtso lake through Nyemo valley.
- Yamal Peninsula – Nenets Tribe.
A total length of 435 km with a maximum width of 150 miles that is 240km, describes the beauty of this peninsula. The coasts of Yamal are low-lying and sandy.
Migrating across the Yamal peninsula for more than a millennium, are these reindeer herders called the Nenet. The temperature ranges from -50 degree C in winter to 35 degree c in summer, with an annual migration of over a 1000 km that includes a 48km of the frozen waters of Ob river.
- Indonesia – Mentawai Tribe
The ever growing and beautiful place, that invites you to discover wonders with endless adventure, is all about it’s lust Vegetation that is fascinating, generous and multicultural. Indonesia is a multitude of islands, in the middle of the Indian Ocean, is a pearl like necklace on coral background dotted with 17,000 islands between Asia and the Pacific ocean.
Consisting of a unique tribe named Mentawai, with people living a semi- nomadic lifestyle in the coastal rain forest are what these Mentawai Tribe consist of. They basically are the native people of the Mentawai Islands in west Sumatra province, Indonessia.
- China- Sichuan Off The Beaten Track
The adventure photo tours in the Sichuan province, displays the charming land of natural and cultural resources. It’s called the land of abundance. China private tours gives us real and unique experience to devour, under it there are certain exciting places to visit.
Le Shan Giant Buddha
– Leshan and Emeishan create a sacred kingdom of Buddha.
– Leshan having the largest stone Buddha and tallest pre-modern statue, while Emeishan known for their beautiful temples.
– Ethnic group in China, Vietnam and Thailand.
– Most of Yi are farmers and nomadic hunters.
– Also known as Ganden Thubchen Choekhorling Monastery, which means Happy Buddha Dharma.
– It symbolizes moral dharma and true essence that holds forever.
– There are over ten thousand Sanghas in Yarchen Monastery, most of who are nuns.
– Built in 1985, their located in Baiyu County of Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture.
- Mongolia – Tribal Expedition
Belonging to the religious group of Indian-Buddhism they believe in treating animals well to gain merits in future. Experience the time of having contact with rural people, living in small rural areas, with large population of reindeer and other ethnic group. The Mongolia travel tours, being the most fascinating tribal place consists of three types of Mongolian tribes that consist of different culture and forms.
-They are semi-nomadic pastoralists, herding sheep, goats, yaks, camels and horses. They are the second largest ethnic group in Mongolia.
– Their community is structured around the reindeer. Treated and taken care as a part of their family member, they depend on one another and believe in their existence because of the reindeer.
– The Dukha community are a group of tents consisting of two or seven households that move their camps to find ideal grazing for reindeer.
– Making of yogurt, cheese and milk tea with reindeer milk, are done by girls and younger women.
– Young men, women and elders help with herding.
– A Mongolian term that means several neighboring “forest” ethnic groups.
– They traditionally lived in yurts covered by with birch bark.
- West Papua
A rich variety of Village culture, that expresses different landscapes that have been shaped by generations which includes wood carving, songs, dance, story telling and body decoration. Out of the all, the best known wood carvings are from Sepik region, that includes mask and crocodile figures that contain religious connotations. Wooden hourglass-shaped drums known as “kundu” are essential for song and dance. It consists of two different tribes namely,
– Korowai Tribe.
A dutch missionary in 1974, discovered this tribe.
The korowai people live in a tree house ranging in height from 6 to 12 meters, a small society of traditional family. The tree houses are especially designed to be safe and to avoid attacks from rivals, who capture the tribes for slavery or even cannibalism.
Within the unreachable jungle of the southeast Indonesian province of Papua, approx 150 km inland from the Arafura sea, is where the Korowai tribe lives. The people living in there, are completely unaware and isolated from the rest of the world. The population is about 3 thousand.
– Yali Tribe.
Living in the west papua Indonesia, a major tribal group live in an isolated area of jayawiijaya mountains east of Baliem Valley, also known as the Yalimo.
Men in that area, wear many rattan hoops around their waists and hips. They do not resemble each other, yet they wear a similar skirt. A hoop is supported by the humi, straight to front instead of straight up like the dani.
Women, wear a small grass skirt covering only their fronts, with a ‘Bilum’.
A net- like bag that is made of orchid fibres, hanging from their heads down their backs covering their lower part.
This tour, combines trekking with the fascinating Yalimo mountain and the discovery of the unique and memorable yali people. Preserves the traditions and life style.
The Photography Tours emphasizes more on having interactions with the local people and capturing them all for memories to show their followers. Remote Expeditions, founded by adventurer photographers display their passion through a photograph that talks about different tribes. The Adventure travel tours provide you with custom adventure photo tours by these same photographers focusing more on having a remarkable experience.