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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 momo
Tibetan momo is a kind of filled dumplings in Tibetan-style, which is popular in Tibet, Nepal and India. The size and shape of Tibetan momo are like walnut, with swirls on the top. The shape of Tibetan momo resembles a little mouse so it's called "mouse dumplings" by locals.
Durbar Square is a great place to see famous temples of nepal.
From Swayambhunath Temple, one of the oldest Buddhist temples to Budhanilkantha, one of the famous Hindu temples in Nepal, there're top 10 pilgrimage sites and cultural landmarks for your visit to Nepal.
Beautiful landscape of Tibet
Many international tourists travel to Lhasa from Shanghai but there's around 2,944 kilometers distance. Check the three viable options to get to Tibet from Shanghai, namely: by Shanghai Lhasa train, by flight, or by a combination of plane and train travel.
Samye Monatery
State-owned Tibetan Attractions are totally free of charge from October 15th in 2021 to March 15th in 2022, including the famous Potala Palace, Everest Base Camp, Mt.Kailash, Namtso, etc. If you are interested in realizing your Tibet dream at the lowest cost, the winter Tibet tour is your choice.
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Potala Palace (Chinese name 布达拉宫) is an ancient palace located in Lhasa, China. As a former residence of Dalai Lamas, it has an important role in Tibetan Buddhism and politics. Now, it opens to tourists to visit as a landmark in Tibet.
Lhasa city
As the capital of Tibet Autonomous Region, Lhasa offers a unique experience for all people who visit its majestic scenery and peaceful culture. It's the land of the gods and the most sacred place for Tibetans.

Lhasa - Capital City of Tibet

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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.
Tihar, the festival of light in Nepal.
Tihar, also known as Deepawali or Diwali or the festival of lights, is the most beautiful festival in Nepal, for driving away darkness with light and defeating evil with goodness. The celebrations last for five days starting from August 15th in the Nepalese calendar.
A monk is meditating at Namtso lakeside.
Meditation can allow us to fully release stress, find inner peace and explore the potentials of the mind. While traveling in Tibet can allow us to see different scenery and find freedom and relaxation during the journey. If you combine meditation and Tibet travel, it will be an amazing journey of a lifetime!
Mount Lhotse is the fourth highest peak in the world, at 8,516 meters above sea level. Lhotse is located on the border of Tibet and Nepal. Lhotse means the "south peak" in the Tibetan because it is 3 km south of Mount Everest. Lhotse connects with Everest via "South Col".

Mount Lhotse

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Rinphung Dzong
What're the places to visit in Bhutan? Here's a guide of things to do in Bhutan including popular tourist places, sights and attractions, as well as the most worth visiting places to see on your trip to Bhutan.

Top 20 Tourist Places to Visit in Bhutan

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Gama Valley Trek
Trekking in Tibet provides a unique and closer encounter with the culture and spirituality of Tibet. On Tibetan Plateau, you will feel the charm of Tibetan Buddhism, explore its natural beauty, and see the north face of the Himalayans. Check below the greatest hikes that await you in Tibet.

The 10 Greatest Trekking in Tibet

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A spiritual vacation in Tibet will change your life
Have a spiritual vacation in the holy land will change your life definitely. This vacation is specialized for those who are seeking a spiritual experience, for a Buddhist or an independent individual who wants to explore and have a close encounter with this mysterious land.
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Tibet is a special destination. You should know there're many restrictions before visiting Tibet. Tibet Travel Permit is the necessary documentation you need to obtain. And Foreign tourists are not allowed to travel to Tibet independently unless they are accompanied by a tour guide.
Krishna Janmastami
Festivals of Nepal are an important part of Nepalese traditional culture as there're more than 300 national festivals in Nepal. Most Nepali festivals originate from the worship of various gods. Here’s a list of 15 grand festivals and holidays of Nepal including Holi, Maha Shivaratri, Dashain, Tihar, Krishna Janmastami, etc.

Grand Festivals and Holidays of Nepal

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 Money Exchange Center In Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, Nepal
The official currency of Nepal is the Nepalese Rupee(NPR) and 1 Rupee can be divided into 100 Paisa. Since tourists can exchange money in major cities in Nepal, it's unnecessary to take too much cash to Nepal.
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Gangkhar Puensum, 1274 meters lower than Mount Everest, so far no one has been able to climb it successfully. The name of the mountain can roughly be translated as "White Peak of the Three Spiritual Brothers". This may explain why the Bhutanese authorities announced the ban on climbing this mountain in 1994.
Jowo Rinpoche is a 12-year-old life-size Sakyamuni Buddha statue enshrined in the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa. In Tibetan, "Jowo" means "supreme", "Rinpoche" means "treasure". In the heart of every devout Tibetan, they all wish to prostrate Jowo Rinpoche to seed the karma of liberation.
Rongbuk Monastery, one of the great places to view Himalayans in Tibet.
Himalayans are the natural boundaries between the East Asian continent and the South Asian subcontinent, as well as the natural boundary between China and India, Nepal, Bhutan, Pakistan and other countries.
Tibetan art
Tibetan art is closely related to Tibetan Buddhism culture. The art forms include Tibetan wall art, Thangka, Sand Mandalas, Tibetan Butter Sculpture, Tibetan Opera, and Tibetan Cliff and Rock Carving, etc. Those artistic expressions help tourists know more about the mysterious Tibet.

Tibetan Art

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