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.

Tibetan Architecture
Tibetan architecture is bound to be influenced by people's emotions and mentality, which are derived from the specific natural environment and historical accumulation. In terms of architectural form, it conforms to the environment and turns adverse factors into opportunities as well as creation.
Most Tibet Buddhist Holidays are related to Buddhism
As a sacred region with flourishing Buddhism, most Tibetan holidays are related to Buddhism. There are some details about Tibet Buddhist holidays which may interest you.

Tibet Buddhist Holidays

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Travel Tibet Alone
If you travel to Tibet alone, what should you put into consideration? We have made a full list for solo travelers, such as how to choose your travel agency, how to get the document, how to keep cost down, as well as other useful tips.
Tibet tour
Discover the top 10 things to do and the attractions you can't miss during your first time trip to Tibet, including the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Mount Everest, Mount Kailash, Namtso Lake, Guge Kingdom, Yamdrok Lake, Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon, and more.
Nepal Tibet map
Nepal and Tibet are two Himalayas Kingdoms located at the south and north side of the Himalayas. Check the travel maps of Nepal and Tibet, such as the attractions distribution map, geographical map, route map and Gyirong Port map.

Nepal Tibet Map

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See the flight route from Shangri-la to Lhasa.
There is only one flight from/to Shangri-La to/from Lhasa each day, operated by China Eastern Airlines. Normally, the price of an economical class is USD230 p.p. The flight duration is about two hours.
Tibetan people 10
Tibetan people always keep a mysterious veil to the public. Here's an introduction of Tibetan people from their lifestyle, history, robes, inhabitants, food, architecture, occupational life, hada, language, religion and entertainment.
tibet permit
Tibet Travel Permit/Tibet Visa/Tibet Entry Permit is a mandatory document for travelers to enter Lhasa or travel around Tibet. It's issued by Tibet Tourism Bureau. To obtain your permit, you need to book your tours with the local Tibet travel agency prior and they will handle it for you.
wencheng
Prince Wencheng(625-680) married to Songtsan Gambo for lasting peace. She made historic contributions in promoting the economic and cultural exchanges between the Tang Dynasty and the Tubo Kingdom. She's always been appreciated and admired by the Tibetan people.
Amdo Tibet
Amdo Tibet covers a large part of present-day Qinghai Province as well as the adjoining parts of Sichuan and Gansu Provinces. And it's one of the three traditional regions of Tibet. Here is some travel info you may need to know before visiting Amdo Tibet.

Amdo Tibet

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Learn Some Tibetan Words
Basic Tibetan words and phrases to learn for your next trip to Tibet. It contains the most important and most frequently used vocabulary that will make you communicate with Tibetan people easier.
Tibet Trekking Map
Tibet Trekking Maps show you the most popular hiking routes in Tibet, including Mt. Kailash trek, Ganden to Samye trek, Tsurphu to Yangpachen trek, Old Tingri to EBC, etc. to meet your adventure in Tibet.
Nagqu map
Nagqu is located in the hinterland of Tibet Plateau and northern Tibet,  at the northern foot of Tanggula Mountain and Nianqing Tanggula Mountain. Check the detailed Nagqu travel maps and find tourist attractions, travel routes, nearby counties, etc.

Nagqu Map

Eric

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Gyantse map
Gyantse map includes city downtown and tourist attractions. Check the detailed Gyantse travel maps and find tourist spots, travel routes, nearby counties, etc.

Gyantse Map

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Shigatse map
Shigatse is the second-largest city of Tibet, and it's also the most visited city except Lhasa. Check the detailed Shigatse travel maps and find tourist attractions, travel routes, nearby counties, etc.

Shigatse Map

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makye ame
Best restaurants in Lhasa include Po Ba Tsang Restaurant, Lhasa Kitchen, Tibetan Family Kitchen, Lhasa Namaste Restaurant, Makye Ame, Dunya Restaurant, Summit Cafe, Gangki Restaurant, and GuangMing Gang Qiong Tian Teahouse.
Triten Norbutse
Tourist introduction to Bonismo. Bon, as a Tibetan indigenous religion, after centuries of evolution, it's now officially recognized as a religious group with equal rights as the Buddhist schools. Tibetan Buddhism is derived from Bon and Buddhism. See more details.
Tibet Overland Routes
Some travelers prefer overland tours to Tibet for viewing as much as the amazing scenery along the road. However, the roads to Tibet are usually very costly and not all of them are available. Right now, only Xinjing, Qinghai and Kathmandu to Lhasa overland routes are applicable.

Road to Tibet

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Land mark of Lhasa city - Potala Palace
When we talk about Tibet cities, Lhasa would come into mind first as it's the most famous city in Tibet. Come and discover Tibet with Great Tibet Tour and you will know more about this mysterious land.
Mt.Everest has a strong appeal for maintaining adventurers.
The authorities decided to suspend the reception of foreign mountaineering teams in the spring of 2020 due to the worldwide breakout of coronavirus.