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 New Year
Tibetan New Year, called as “Losar” as well, is the most important festival for Tibetan people. Where does it come from? When is Losar? What activities are there during Losar Festival? How do Tibetan people celebrate for Losar? Check this post and find the answer.
Appearance of Gonggar airport, Lhasa.
Lhasas Gonggar Airport is the busiest airport in Lhasa, Tibet. You can take the domestic flights from/to Chengdu, Xian, Beijing, Shanghai; or the only international flight from/to Kathmandu, Nepal. Check the flight schedules, price, transportation, as well as frequently asked questions.
list picture
Everest Base Camp has a typical plateau and mountain climate, so the weather is complex and changeable, and the natural environment is harsh. Please check the detailed weather explanation, as well as the tips to wear clothes in different seasons.
Tibetan incense
Tibetan incense is a traditional Tibetan handicraft and an important representative of Tibetan culture. It's produced in Tibet, northern Nepal, and Bhutan. Tibetan incense has a typical "earth" or "herbal" flavor.
列表图片
Qamdo Bamda Airport, aka, Qamdo Bangda Airport or Changdu Bangda Airport, is the second-highest airport in the world in Eastern Tibet. You can fly to Qamdo from Lhasa, Chengdu, Chongqing, Tianjin, and Anhui Fuyang.
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.
Shanghai to Lhasa train map
Taking Shanghai to Lhasa train Z164 is an incredible journey. It covers 4,373km distance and takes around 47 hours 27 minutes. Check the latest ticket price, schedule, booking service, useful tips and the highlights of this train tour along the Qinghai-Tibet Railway.

Shanghai to Lhasa train

Guest Blogger

Guest Blogger

Trip Advisor
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.

Xining to Lhasa Train

Guest Blogger

Guest Blogger

Trip Advisor
Travel to Tibet from China
Tibet attracts many international travelers every year, traveling to Tibet from inland cities in China is a good choice. You can get to Tibet by train or by plane conveniently from China.
Fuji Mountain is the landmark scenic spot in Japan.
Getting to Tibet from Japan is easy for Japanese travelers. You can travel to Tibet via mainland China from Narita airport or Osaka Airport, then take a train or flight to Lhasa. Alternatively, you can also travel to Kathmandu then have a road/ flying trip to Lhasa.
Most people like to take train to enjoy the scenery along Qinghai-Tibet railway.
Qinghai–Tibet Railway is from Xining, Qinghai to Lhasa, Tibet. Before you board on the Tibet train and experience the highest railway trip, you may have many questions about this sky road. We list all the scenic spots along the railway, as well as frequently asked questions.
扎西德勒 列表图片
Tashi Delek is the simple Tibetan greeting words, conveying the wishes of blessing, good luck and happiness. Do you know the true meaning and origin of Tashi Delek? Do you know that others have greeted you Tashi Dele, how to reply politely?

Tashi Delek

Guest Blogger

Guest Blogger

Trip Advisor
Tibet History
The history of Tibet including: Imperial age (602-842), Era of fragmentation, Sakya Rule, Pazhu Regime, Collapse of Serfdom, and Establishment of Tibet Autonomous Region.

Tibet History

Nance

Trip Advisor
Tibetan knife
Tibetan knife is not only an indispensable tool in Tibetan people’s lives but also an important part of Tibetan culture. In the lives of Tibetans, Tibetan knives have four purposes: production tools, life tools, self-defense weapons, and adornments.

Tibetan Knife

Guest Blogger

Guest Blogger

Trip Advisor
list picture
Zhangzhung(also Shangshung) is the kingdom and ancient culture of western and northwestern Tibet. Zhangzhung culture predates the Tibetan Buddhist culture in Tibet and is the source of all Tibetan culture.
Lhabab Duchen
Lhabab Duchen is Tibetan, which is Buddha's Descent Day. Lhabab Duchen is on September 22 of the Tibetan calendar, which is an important religious festival of Tibetan Buddhism. On this day, Buddha Sakyamuni will down to earth.
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 climate
Tibet's climate is typical of a high-altitude plateau climate. The major features of the weather are cold and dry. Here're the average temperature and precipitation of each tourist destination, with our advice about the best time to visit.
Tibet shopping
When you travel to Tibet, it's necessary to take some souvenirs related to craftsmanship.Then you may have questions like "what to buy in Tibet?" and "where to shop the best souvenirs in Lhasa?". Here we have packed the list about what and where to shop for you.

Shopping in Tibet

Guest Blogger

Guest Blogger

Trip Advisor
Mani Stone
Mani Stone is a unique scene on the Qinghai Tibet Plateau. It's the spiritual evidence with an extraordinary cultural atmosphere and deep religious connotation. It carries the Pilgrims' wishes, and gradually forms Mani stone mound and Mani stone Wall.

Mani Stones

Guest Blogger

Guest Blogger

Trip Advisor