High Altitude Sickness Insights: Get your Tibet Trip Tips from Tibet Shambhala Adventure

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Many of you probably have this kind of feeling that you wanted to take a Tibet Trip this summer however you get to ask yourself loads of questions on High Altitude Sickness or Acute Mountain Sickness. Concerns are constantly building up for many travelers. But have you ever questioned yourself what if it is cautioned carefully.


High Altitude Sickness has been a major concerns if places like Tibet is chosen as a destination. It is nothing but lack of Oxygen (O2) due to ascending topography.  Headache, insomnia, loss of appetite are some of the common symptoms associated with High Altitude Sickness. It gets worse when symptoms like nose bleeding, swelling etc. are associated with it.  Study has shown that High Altitude Sickness can be differ from one person to another depending on the health condition of that person.


Tibet Shambhala Adventure as a tourism company, have deep professional experiences and precautional tools to prevent High Altitude Sickness. Some of those precautional tools practiced by us are:


Acclimatization: Get used to it.

Most of our Tibet Trip programs are designed primarily to get acclimatized around Lhasa city. If you tour program is one of those Everest Base Camp type, we normally program 2-3 days in City Sight Seeing in order to get you acclimatized before ascending. It really works.


What you think Matters Most: Your mentality at work

Since Tibet Trip has been associated with concerns like High Altitude Sickness but what if I say “it is what you think matters most”? Absolutely yes, it is. If you think High Altitude Sickness is a problem, then becomes a concern however if you take it light, it isn’t a thing to concern. It mostly depend on how you mentally take it.

You will be absolutely encouraged to calm yourself down.


You paid for your Vacation not the Sickness:

It totally depends on what kind of travel agencies you choose to travel with. Tibet Shambhala Adventure is tooled with many of those skilled and experienced tour guides not only to brief you through to-do-lists and not-to-do-lists around Himalayas but also in getting all the necessary procedures in place when High Altitude Sickness is around. For example; you will probably be advised not to take bath one day prior to ascending, wear head gears, intake lots of water, encouraging late sleep, carrying sufficient supplies of oxygen throughout your journey etc. It is our primary goals to make your journey in Tibet save and healthy.

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