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Top ChoiceTravel Agency in Chengdu

Mystic Tibet Tours

This superb, small and highly experienced Tibetan-run tour company is actually based in neighbouring Qinghai, but many of their set departure or customised tours begin and end in Chengdu. They know the Tibetan...

Travel Agency in Chengdu

Haiwei Trails

The owner and main guide of Haiwei Trails, Tsebho, is a renowned natural-history guide to the wildlife and, in particular, the plants of the Tibetan plateau. As such he has worked with many international wildlife...

Laundry in The Peak & Northwest Hong Kong Island

Coffee & Laundry

Fewer and fewer Hong Kongers can afford the space for washers and dryers in their microscopic apartments, and Coffee & Laundry is capitalising on the resurgence of laundrettes. Pay for your wash by Octopus or...

Travel Agency in Yushu

Gesartour

The best way to see the region is via a private vehicle, and English-speaking Tibetan manager Tsebtrim can organise a bunch of different options based on your interests. You'll get a great wealth of regional and...

Travel Agency in Xining

Tibetan Connections

This excellent and recommended English-speaking Tibetan-run tour company focuses on more remote parts of Amdo and Kham but can arrange trips into Tibet too. Staff are good to deal with, while manager and tour...

Travel Agency in Xining

Elevated Trips

Run by enthusiastic and experienced guide Ben Cubbage (assisted by local Tibetan guides), Elevated Trips is a capable outfit offering off-the-beaten track experiences across the Tibetan Plateau, with a focus on...

Travel Agency in Xining

Snow Lion Tours

With helpful staff and run by a knowledgeable English-speaking Tibetan, Wangden, Snow Lion Tours arranges treks, camping with nomads and Tibet permits. See the website for details.

Travel Agency in Lhasa

Tibet Travellers

Owner Tenzin Dondup (MC Tenzin) has a lot of experience organising tours and is flexible with arranging custom tours.

Travel Agency in Xining

Mystic Tibet Tours

This travel agency is run by an English-speaking Tibetan guide, Gonkho. Organises tours around Tibet, with a focus on Amdo, including Amnye Machen. Your best bet is to email or call in advance.

Travel Agency in Zhongwei

Ningxia Desert Travel Service

Professional outfit for camel and rafting trips. A five-night desert camping trip starts at around ¥1480. Contact Billy, the English-speaking manager.

Bank in Dandong

Bank of China

Has ATM and will change currency. Another ATM is closer to the river at 77-1 Binjiang Zhonglu.

Bank in Harbin

Bank of China

Has a 24-hour ATM and will cash travellers cheques. Easy to spot on a side road as you walk up Zhongyang Dajie.