Train with the Plateau’s Best.
Join us for eight days of intense basketball training with the best Tibetan players from all across the Plateau. Lead or participate in skill workouts, clinics, games, weight training, film analysis, and more, elevating basketball to a new level on the Plateau. In addition, take time to immerse in the local culture, visiting historic Buddhist monasteries, remote holy caves, and spending time with local families.
$899 for individuals (1 person)
Bring a training partner! $699 each for pairs (2 persons)
Accommodation, Meals, Airport & Local Transportation, Activities, Guides, All Basketball-Related Events, and Sponsorship of a Tibetan Player’s Participation
To Be Arranged by Guest:
Airfare, Visa, Travel Insurance, Incidentals
2018 PROGRAM DATES
Summer Camp: July 15-22
Fall Camp: September 30-October 7
ARRIVAL & ORIENTATION
Arrivals into Xiahe (GXH) Airport, Pick-up and transport to Ritoma Village, Welcome Dinner & Orientation
TIBETAN ALL-STAR PROGRAM
Daily basketball trainings, including skill work, clinics, games, weight training, and film analysis.
LABRANG MONASTERY VISIT
Labrang is the spiritual heart of our Kanlho region, and it’s Monastery is the largest and most vibrant of monasteries left on the Tibetan Plateau. Here, travelers are transported back in time to witness an ancient culture and tradition rarely experienced in modern times.
KANGSTA VALLEY HIKE & CAVE
Kangtsa is a beautiful, small monastery situated deep in a nearby valley and is among the oldest Gelukpa monasteries in Amdo, founded by one of the 4th Panchen Lama’s disciples. Just beyond the monastery lies a secluded hike up to a holy meditation cave, one of the many hidden, unassuming places across the Plateau that have been home to meditators for centuries.
Transportation to Xiahe Airport
All participants will be housed in a local Guesthouse ran by a Tibetan family. Your participation also supports this family’s enterprise. The Guesthouse is located directly within Ritoma village with accommodation for 2 persons, wifi, Western bathrooms, hot showers, heated stove, and access to all parts of the village. Ritoma Village is extremely safe!