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.

Xining to Lhasa Train
The demands for train tickets from Xining to Lhasa is the largest among other trains to Lhasa. And it’s the shortest train journey to Tibet and you will view the amazing scenery of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau.
Traveling to Tibet by train is one of the best ways to explore Tibet. Lanzhou, the capital city of Gansu province is an excellent gateway to Tibet.
Traveling to Tibet by train is one of the best ways to explore Tibet. Lanzhou, the capital city of Gansu province is an excellent gateway to Tibet. Thus there are large quantities of tourists take a train tour to Tibet from Lanzhou.

Lanzhou Tibet Train

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Mount Kailash is recognized as the center of the world by the Yongzhong Bon, Hinduism, Tibetan Buddhism, and ancient Jainism.
The trekking around sacred Mt.Kailash is a holy kora. The trek also includes a visit to Lake Manasarovar. Check the 3 days trekking route details, preparations, the ways to get there, as well as the tour packages.
 The 8 Auspicious Symbols of Buddhism includes 8 subjects.
Buddhism is the main religion in Tibet, and it has a deep impression on Tibetans' lives. If you travel to Tibet, you will see the the eight Auspicious Symbols of Buddhism, but what's the significance of them?
Food in Lhasa city
A feast of the gods! That''s what waiting for you in Lhasa! A mix of healthy and delicious cuisines honed and perfected through years in the clay pots of Tibet, read first and then have a taste of the food in Lhasa
There's no direct flight between Tibet and Hongkong. You can fly to Chengdu, Guangzhou, or Xining then transfer to Tibet.
There’s no direct flight between Hongkong and Lhasa. Tourists who want to travel to Tibet from Hong Kong have to fly to Chengdu, Guangzhou, or Xining at first.
tibet permit
Tibet Travel Permit (Tibet Visa) is needed to board a train or plane to Lhasa besides your Chinese Visa. Your pre-arranged itinerary through a legal travel agency in Lhasa will be listed in your Tibet Permit.
Tibet Train Tour from Xi'an
Travel from Xi'an to Lhasa by train is a recommended choice, there are two routes to Tibet via Xi'an, the Z265 originates from Guangzhou Railway Station and Z165 originates from Shanghai Railway Station.
Tibet Border Pass is required when you travel to some remote border areas in Tibet.
When tourists plan to travel to Mount Everest, Mount Kailash and other border areas between Tibet and other countries, the Tibet Border Pass is required. While, this pass can not be applied by themselves, and travelers should ask help from the travel agency.

Tibet Border Pass

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Why Not To Mention Tibet when apply China Visa? You will hear this suggestion often from any experienced tour consultants, but why it is so?
prayer flag
When you travel to Tibet, you will see Tibetan prayer flags at the passes of mountains, banks of rivers, sides of roads, etc.. It's a kind of symbol of the local culture. Everything from the color and words holds meaning.
Tibetan Nomads with their horse.
Nomads mainly refer to the people whose main way of life is nomadism. In order to adapt to the climate conditions of high temperature and drought in Tibetan plateau, the Tibetan Nomads have implemented a strict animal husbandry management mode.
Nichi is known as “the Switzerland of Tibet”.
Nyingchi located in the southeast of Tibet and being called as the “the Switzerland of Tibet”. It deserves you visiting with idyllic attractions like Niyang River, Lulang Forest, etc. We list the brief instructions about the history, transportation and weather for your traveling in Nyingchi.
Tibetan Calendar
As the crystallization of Tibetan wisdom and experience, Tibetan Calendar is widely used in the roof of the world and some other places with the old tradition. You can learn more about Tibetan Culture from this very useful tool.
Indians traveling in Tibet as a group tour
For Indian travelers going to Mt. Kailash and Lake Manasarovar, you will be treated as pilgrims. Only Foreign Affairs Office of TAR and Pilgrim Center can arrange your tour. We also list the transportation ways for Indian travelers to Tibet.
Nepal is known as the kingdom of the Himalayas
Nepal and Tibet are neighbors, they share the Himalayas as well as Buddhist culture. Have your Tibet tour from Nepal, you can visit two of the dreamy destinations at the same time. This tour will show you different natural sceneries, different cultures, and different people.
There's only 1 direct flight from Shanghai to Lhasa currently.
Flight information from Shanghai to Tibet. Traveling to Tibet from Shanghai by flight is a convenient and time-saving way. At present, there's only 1 flight from Shanghai to Lhasa.
Making Beijing as the 1st destination before flying to Tibet is a popular choice.
Flying to Tibet from Beijing is convenient since there are 2 directs flights available every day. Travelers can travel to Beijing from their countries and transmit to Tibet easily.
We offer various tour packages to Tibet from Malaysia.
Tibet is a holy land in West Asia, while Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia. We offer various tour packages to Tibet from Malaysia, which will give travelers forgettable travel experience.
The map of the flight route from Chengdu to Shigatse
Taking a flight to Shigatse from Chengdu is the most convenient way. At present, there is only one direct flight flying from Chengdu to Shigatse. Here are some details about the time schedule and FAQs.