Established in 2013, Norden was born from the desire to share the unknown splendors of Tibetan nomadic life with the outside world. Founded by Yidam, born into a nomadic family, and his wife Dechen, daughter of a Tibetan father and European mother, Norden exemplifies a community searching for their voice in a time of change.
Located on winter pasture on the Sangke Grassland at 3,200 meters in altitude, the camp blends the lush landscapes of the Tibetan plateau with contemporary interiors and carefully curated local food, ambiance and experiences. Taking a uniquely Tibetan perspective, Norden builds upon the foundations of ancient traditions to explore new terrains and define a contemporary Tibet.
By sharing its environment and cultural heritage, Norden acts as a platform to amplify the voices of Tibetan artists, craftspeople and those of the surrounding communities.
This hotel is recommended by Thierry Teyssier Founder - 700'000 Heures - Dar Ahlam - The Memory Road, Japon
"I will always remember the first time I heard about Norden. We were with an American friend, Cynthia, on the roads of southern Morocco. We were talking about unforgettable places in the world and Cynthia told me about Norden. She showed me pictures of this camp and I immediately knew that this place would become important to me. Years have passed, but today even more than yesterday, I have only one dream in mind: that Dechen, the creator of Norden, agrees to welcome 700’000 Heures to create together the first Hospitality with 4 Hands here on the Tibetan Plateau. "