The Norden Blog

An intimate look into life on the Tibetan Plateau around the Norden Camp

Traffic on the Road to Norden Camp

Norden Camp is located on nomadic winter pasture 14 km out of Labrang, in Sankhok area. It is accessed through the Chinghai road, a pothole filled strip of tarmac that takes one deep into the Plateau. It mainly facilitates the local nomads in their various forms or locomotion with their various animals from getting from point to another. Walking or driving along it is full of fun and surprises....

Norden's New Coffeehouse & Bar

A new space, where you can be warm inside but still feel outside, now welcomes you at Norden. Have a selection of local teas, freshly brewed coffee or Andy's signature cocktails; the Muddy Nomad or the Pink Yak

Norden and Nature

Norden Camp is a winter grazing area, and when the camp closes between November and May, nature takes over.