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Latest highly practical Tibet Travel advice about weather, best time to visit Tibet, cost, permits, transportation, attractions, high altitude sickness, maps, etc. Check the tips and information for your traveling in Tibet.

Tibetan Chorten
Stupa(Chorten in Tibetan)is a mound-like structure for collecting the Buddhist relics even preserved bodies of renowned lamas, symbolizing Buddha's presence. After the Stupa was introduced to Tibet, it combined with the traditional Tibetan architecture to form the shape of the Tibetan Stupa.
a sample of Nepal Visa
International tourists can get a Nepal visa on arrival when reaching Kathmandu airport; and road borders at Nepalganj, Birganj/Raxaul Bazaar, Sunauli, Kakarbhitta, Mahendranagar, Dhangadhi, and Rasuwagadhi. USD30 for 15 days single-entry Nepal tourist visa.

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Bhutan visa
Bhutan Visa is the most important entry permit for traveling to Bhutan. For US and Canadian citizens, getting a visa is a very easy procedure by booking a Bhutan tour. For Indian citizens, you just need to apply for a permit for free.
China group visa
China Group Visa is required for international travelers who will enter Tibet from Nepal. It can be applied from the Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu. So, what is China Group Visa? How to get it? What's the difference between China Group Visa and Chinese Visa?
Tibetan New Year
Tibetan people call Tibetan New Year “Losar”. Losar is the most important Tibetan festival that combines sacred and secular customs - prayer, hanging prayer flags, folk dances, and gatherings. In 2021, Losar falls on Feb. 12.
Ngari is in the north Tibetan Plateau.
Tibet is the main part of the Tibetan Plateau, which is the highest plateau in the world and is known as the "Roof of the World". The landform can be roughly divided into the Himalayas Alpine Region, the South Tibetan Valley, the North Tibetan Plateau and the East Tibetan Alpine Valley.

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Tibetan monk hat
When we talk about Tibetan Buddhism, we will notice that some Tibetan monks wear red hats and some Tibetan monks wear yellow hats. What's the difference? There are many types of Tibetan monk hats based on differences in sects, grades, etc.
sky burial
Tibetan Sky Burial is a traditional funeral ritual in Tibet, in which the dead body is consecrated to the vultures in a certain sky burial platform. It has a close relationship with Tibetan Buddhism. Tibetan people believe that the sky burial can make the soul immortal and better reincarnation...
Tibetan Kasaya
Tibet has rich cultures where you can find authentic traditions of Buddhists in every element of the place. It was almost 2500 years back when Lord Buddha himself wore monastic robes. Check the history, literal meaning, dressing ways and various types of Kasaya in Tibet.
Trekking in Tibet
Want to go trekking in Tibet? Check here to see the top 10 treks, including Mt.Kailash Kora, Tsurphu Monastery to Yangpachen, Ganden Monastery to Samye, and so on. Read more about the best time for Tibet trekking, necessary documents and packing list.
Tibet offers great trekking opportunities to all trekkers.
The best time to trek in Tibet is in Spring and Autumn, from April to May and September to October. Throughout this period there's no rainfall that quits your hiking and it's not too hot to stroll in the wildness. Also, Summer is a good time for trekking in Tibet due to suitable temperature and sufficient oxygen content.
There are 5 major airports in Tibet
There are five major airports in Tibet currently, namely, Lhasa Gonngar Airport, Nyingchi Mainling Airport, Shigatse Peace Airport, Qamdo Bangda Airport, Ngari Gunsa Airport, linking Tibet with the outside world faster and cost-effective. Know the general info and find your desired Tibet airport.

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Each year, more and more Malaysian travelers are going to Tibet. And they can choose to get to Tibet via mainland China or via Kathmandu, Nepal.

How to Travel to Tibet from Malaysia?

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Kailash parvat
Kailash Mansarovar is a pilgrimage site nestled in the Himalayas in Tibet. Over the years, Yatris across the world come here to do the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra, and travelers come to witness its mystical beauty. In this article, you will find more details such as routes, cost, best time, etc.
Tibet scenery
A traveler's introduction to Tibet, including its geography, Rivers, Lakes, scenery, weather, culture, tourism, etc.
Mount Kailash trekking tour
What to pack for your Mt.Kailash trekking tour? You don't have to carry all the items for the 3 days Kailash trek. Here's the list you might need such as clothes, medicines, skin protection, sleeping bags, and so on. And we will handle all the rest for you such as your Tibet Travel Permit, tour guide, driver, vehicle, etc.
Tshechu festival, the grandest Buddhist festival in Bhutan.
Festivals in Bhutan can be divided into three categories: traditional festivals, non-religious festivals and religious festivals, among which Tshechu is the most grand festival. It's a good opportunity to gain insight into Tibetan Buddhism and Bhutan traditions.
Mt.Everest map
Mount Everest is located on the border between Tibet and Nepal. Mt.Everest is the highest mountain in the world at the height of 8,848 meters (29,029 feet) above sea level. Here are some maps about where is mount Everest located, Everest base camp trek map, location of mt Everest, etc.
indian to Kailash
For Indians, if you travel to Tibet except for Ngari, you will get a Tibet visa like other international travelers. If you plan to visit Ngari, you will be considered a pilgrim. If you have a passport from the US or other countries, you will be treated as a normal tourist even if you go to Ngari.
Sand Mandala
Sand Mandala is an exquisite Tibetan Buddhist sand art that shows you the profound philosophy of the Buddhist idea of the universe and life. The making of a sand mandala comes from the ancient Tibetan Buddhist tradition. The creation involves several monks and long procedures.

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