Tibet Travel Guide, Advice and Tips

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.

Nyingchi Peach trees bloom from March.
What's the best time to visit Tibet depends on what you want to see and to do in Tibet. To make it clear, we list the best traveling time according to your tour destination or activities you want to get involved in, you will see the related seasons and weather accordingly.
Tibetan Plateau
Tibet Plateau or Qinghai-Tibet Plateau is the world's highest plateau, with an altitude of more than 4,000 meters, known as the "roof of the world". Most of the areas are located in the Tibet Autonomous Region and Qinghai Province in western China, and part of Indian-controlled Kashmir.
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.
Tibetan Prostration
Tibetan Buddhism Prostration is one of the oldest and most sincere ways for Tibetan Buddhists to pray to the Buddha, also called kowtow. The practice of prostration is essential to the purification of the mind and freeing it from bad karma.
Beijing is the capital of China. Everyday, lots of travelers take trains from Beijing to Lhasa.
Beijing - Lhasa train (Z21) takes you traveling from Beijing to Lhasa for around 41 hours. It departs daily at 20:00 from Beijing West Railway Station and covers 3757 kilometers long. Read more about the train schedule, ticket details, booking way, facilities, map, permits, etc.
Nepal tourist map
Maps of Nepal show where's Nepal located on a map, Nepal neighboring countries map, Nepal tourist map, Nepal trekking maps, Nepal transportation map, etc.

Nepal Map

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Food in Lhasa city
Tibetan food is waiting for you in Lhasa. A mix of healthy and delicious cuisines honed and perfected through years on the plateau. Popular dishes include Tsampa, butter tea, yak meat, yogurt, etc., which are also the staple diet in Tibet.
RMB 10, 50, 100 YUAN
Travelers to Tibet are often confused by how to refer to Tibet money. The official name of Tibet currency is Renminbi, which is abbreviated to RMB. Here you will find detailed info about currency exchange, credit card, debit card as well as international transfers in Tibet.
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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.
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.
Mount Kailash stands behind Lake Manasarovar
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.
Holy mountain Kailash
Climbing Mount Kailash is supposed to be a dream for climbers, however, no one has ever summited Mount Kailash. Is mount Kailash unclimbable? Here're mysterious events and religious legends of Mount Kailash that might give you the answer.
Tibetan New Year
Tibetan people call Tibetan New Year as “Losar”. Tibetan Losar is a festival that combines sacred and secular customs - prayer, hanging prayer flags, folk dances, and gatherings. It's the most important festival for the Tibetan people.
This gesture usually used when someone serves tea for you and you don't want more.
You may need to know some etiquette and taboos of Tibet customs and traditions when you visit a Tibet family, famous monasteries and dine, to ensure you do not offend anyone by mistake during your trip.
Mount Kailash is recognized as the center of the world by the Yongzhong Bon, Hinduism, Tibetan Buddhism, and ancient Jainism.
Mt.Kailash trekking is a holy kora to know the profound religious culture of Tibet. The trek also includes a visit to Lake Manasarovar. Check the trekking route details, preparations, the ways to get there, as well as the tour packages from Lhasa or Kathmandu.
Hindu OM symbol
There are some little-known mysteries and facts of Mount Kailash that might amaze you. This spiritual sacred mountain is actually the center of the world and holy place of many sects including Buddhism, Bon, Hinduism, and Jainism.
Mt. Kailash kora map
Mount Kailash kora is the most pious pilgrimage for believers. Tourists can also do trekking tours around the Kailash for the longing of Tibet, the snow mountains and lakes. Here travel tips showing the maps and trekking details.

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khata
Khata scarfs are the most common Tibetan gifts. Presenting Khata expresses good wishes and respect. This article will tell more about Khatas' meanings, colors, related etiquettes, and origins.
Tibetan people 10
As the most popular ethnic minority group in China, Tibetan people mainly live in Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, Here's an introduction of Tibetan people from their lifestyle, history, food, language, traditions, architecture, religion, entertainment and more.
Tibet customs
A guide to Tibetan customs and traditions for visitors covering the form of greetings, etiquette, eating, drinking, tea culture, sky burial, and more travel advice.

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