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.

Dublin, Ireland (DUB-Dublin)
It takes about 24hrs to fly from Dublin to Tibet, taking a flight from Ireland to Tibet has becoming more and more popular for visitors. You can experience its beauty because flying to Lhasa is now easier than ever.
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.
sky burial
Sky Burial is a traditional funeral ritual, which the dead body is consecrated to the vultures in a certain sky burial platform. It has a close relationship with Tibetan Buddhism, and there some taboos about sky burial which you don’t know.
Travel to Tibet from Nepal
Nepal and Tibet shares both Buddhism and the Himalayas. Travel to Tibet from Nepal offers you the opportunity to experience two different cultures in a whole journey. Our Nepal Tibet tour packages provide different itineraries to meet different travelers' interests.
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.
train
Before you travel to Tibet by train, you may have many questions about this sky road. We list all the scenery spots along the railway as well as frequently asked questions.

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Mount Kailash
Taking flights to Tibet from US seems to be the best way to explore Tibet since there are multiple flights from the USA to China and Nepal.
 traveling from the U.S. to Tibet become easier than it once was
As a U.S. citizen, you can definitely travel to Tibet. There're two ways for American travelers to get to Tibet, from mainland China or from Kathmandu. No matter which way you choose, you need to work with an organized Tibet travel agency for your Tibet Travel Permit.
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 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 Entry Permit.
Tibet festival
The best way to explore Tibet culture is to attend the Tibetan Festivals which are all based on the Tibetan Calendar. Here is the detailed info about the most accurate ones which are double-checked.
Nyingchi peach trees are in full bloom in March and allure numerous tourists.
The best time to visit Tibet depends on what you want to see and do in there. Generally speaking, the best time to visit most places of Tibet is from May to June and September to October without too much rain and snow.
Festivals
Best time travel to Tibet depends on what you want to see and to do in Tibet. To make it clear, we list the best visiting time according to your tour destination or actitivities you want to get involved in.
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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?
Vibrant Express is used to run on the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link.
More and more international tourists seek ways to travel to Tibet from Shenzhen. You may choose connecting flights to Lhasa, go to Guangzhou to take the direct train, or fly to Xining to experience the Qinghai-Tibet railway.
Nagqu Horse Racing Festival is the greatest annual event in northern Tibet
Nagqu Horse Racing Festival is the greatest annual event in northern Tibet. During festival, you can enjoy an attire feast, taste delicious Tibetan food, and enjoy singing and dancing.
China visa
Your China Visa is required to obtain Tibet Permit if you plan to get to Tibet from mainland China. How to smoothly apply for China Visa in your country? Check this and find the answer.

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There are two options for taking flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa. You may choose either way according to your Tibet travel plan. Here is the list of flight info for your preference.
Shigatse climate and weather
As one of the most popular city in Tibet, Shigatse is famous for its natural beauty and human landscapes. How about the climate and weather in Shigatse? We will show you the travel tip in every season.
See the flight route from Shangri-la to Lhasa.
Shangri-La is surely a place worth visiting and had been romanticized in the popular novel "Lost Horizon". If you want to fly to Tibet from Shangri-La, it's applicable. Here are some flight info and FAQs about Shangri-La- to-Lhasa travel.