Lhasa Guide Training Workshop 2011November 8, 2011.
In October 2011, 14 Lhasa based guides attended a workshop focusing on introducing ecotourism concepts among local tour guides. Hosted by a local travel agent guides from various agencies attended teaching sessions including, customer service, Leave No Trace, Remote Area First Aid, and Itinerary Design. A Tibetan Doctor from the Lhasa Medical Centre taught the first aid class. The group spent a half day out at Drak Yerpa learning about campsite set-up. The group observed different types of camping equipment with a focus on the most practical types of equipment for expeditions on the Tibetan Plateau. Proper kitchen set-up, camp hygiene, and waste management was also demonstrated. The group concluded the training with an afternoon site cleanup at the Drak Yerpa Monastery. The did a fine effort – filling an entire truck with garbage left by visitors to the site.
Favorite Kingdom: Nangchen the ancient kingdom
The Nangchen king historical evolution can be traced back to the mid-12th century. During the reign of the King, Nangchen is the center of economic culture and the political, therefore left behind rich cultural and historical resources.
When you visit Nangchen, you cannot only enjoy the mellow Tibetan culture but also the beautiful scenery.