Definitely Nomadic

Definitely Nomadic was founded in 2004 out of a great love for nomads and nomadic culture.  Through the years, we have added on projects: Chyoger Treks, the Khampa Cafe in Tagong (2010-2014), the Khampa Nomad Arts Cooperative, and the Khampa Nomad Ecolodge.  We sold Khampa Cafe after 2014 and moved full-time to the Ecolodge, where we continue to support traditional arts and nomad-run trekking.  And we have the only wood-fired sauna in Kham!

Angela speaks English, Tibetan and Chinese and is a master at making travel arrangements which all worked perfectly. As someone who has spent some 55 years traveling and largely in remote areas I can honestly say the travel experience, personal attention and follow through on travel arrangements and related service provided by Angela at the EcoLodge in my opinion are the pinnacle of my experience … n’est plus ultra! If you are attracted to such travel experiences your wishes and plans will be more than fully met here.

Rick and Chris

N’est plus ultra

The Ecolodge is 10km outside of the town, and it’s worth the distance. The place is only partially finished, but it’s warmer than any building I’ve been in in China so far due to the care with which Angela, her family, and volunteers built it. The food is delicious and healthy, the type of people who end up at a place like this are friendly and interesting, and the scenery out every window is unspeakably beautiful.

— Surucane,
Oct 2016

Amazing place, people, and view

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