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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.

More and more airlines provide flights to Tibet,  and Sichuan Airlines, Tibet Airlines, Air China, China Eastern Airlines and China Southern Airlines are best airlines to Tibet.
Major Airlines to Tibet provide the best and most professional aviation services including Air China, Sichuan Airlines, Tibet Airlines, etc.
Tibet Border Pass is required when you travel to some remote border areas in Tibet.
Traveling to Mt.Everest, Mt.Kailash and other border areas between Tibet and other countries, you are required Tibet Border Pass.
Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarovar are the landmarks of Ngari.
May to October every year is a very suitable time to travel to Ngari, especially from mid-June to mid-September, with higher oxygen content and humid climate.
Ganden Thangka Showing Festival 5
Ganden Thangka Showing festival is a traditional feast that attracts thousands of pilgrims. It falls on the 15th day of the sixth month of the Tibetan Calendar.
Tibetan Cliff and Rock Carving 1
Tibetan cliff and rock carving is known for its unique style and exquisite appearance as a popular form of art in Tibet.
Mount Kailash
Besides Kailash's scenery and religious unique identity, there is also a fantastic story about it.
Tibet shopping
Where to shop for the best souvenirs in Lhasa? Here is the list of travel commodities that are worth buying in Tibet, as well as the places to shop in Lhasa.
Gyantse Horse Racing Festival
Gyantse Horse Racing Festival is held in April of the Tibetan Calendar. It is the most distinctive folk custom activity in Tibet.
Rongbuk Monastery
Located in the Shigatse, to the north slope of Mt. Everest, Rongbuk Monastery is the highest monastery in the world, at 5100m.

Rongbuk Monastery

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Qamdo Bamda Airport, aka, Qamdo Bangda Airport or Changdu Bangda Airport, is the second-highest airport in the world in Eastern Tibet.
Most people like to take train to enjoy the scenery along Qinghai-Tibet railway.
Qinghai–Tibet Railway refers railway from Xining to Lhasa. If you board the Tibet train, you'll experience a scenic railway trip on the sky road.
There's only one direct flight from Guangzhou to Tibet currently.
Guangzhou to Lhasa flight covers a distance of 2,651km and takes around 5.5hrs to 6hrs with a stopover in Chongqing or Diqin.
Mount Kailash is an important pilgrimage destination for Hinduists.
From India to Tibet is relatively easy now. You can fly or travel overland from India to Kathmandu, then take a flight or a land trip to Tibet.
Far view of the Himalayans at Gawula Pass
The Himalayas are located in Tibet, Pakistan, India, Nepal, and Bhutan. 9 out of the top 10 peaks in the world are in the Himalayan mountain range.
Making Beijing as the 1st destination before flying to Tibet is a popular choice.
Flying to Lhasa from Beijing is convenient since there are several two flights available every day. Check the last schedules, prices, travel advice, etc.
Flights to Tibet from Singapore
There are two viable routes to Tibet from Singapore. You can either reach Tibet via mainland China or reach Tibet via Kathmandu, Nepal.
Windmill of Netherland
Traveling to Tibet from the Netherlands, you can get to mainland China then to Lhasa by train/flight, or go to Kathmandu then to Lhasa by land.
Malaysian travelers to Tibet
Malaysian travelers who want to visit Tibet must be on an organized tour. You can choose to get to Tibet via mainland China or via Kathmandu, Nepal.
Land mark of Spain
Traveling to Tibet from Spain via mainland China or Nepal by connecting flights, Spaniards need to apply for a China visa/group visa and a Tibet travel permit.

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