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.

Nagchu has a harsh alpine climate with freezing winters and cool summers
An insider's guide to Nagchu, including the essential things such as shopping tips, top restaurant and some basic Nagchu travel facts like climate, transportation and its local customs beyond. Follow the expert advice to plan a wonderful Nagchu tour.
Nyingchi is also been called Switzerland in Eastern.
Nyingchi is a popular tourist destination in Tibet for its beautiful landscape. Traveling to Nyingchi by air or by land are popular ways. There're also some instructions about the transportation around Nydingchi, as well as some travel tips.
train
There are many cities in China have train to Lhasa, Tibet. If time, schedule, and budget allow, we would recommend you to take train from Xining to Lhasa. Xining is the real starting point of Qinghai-Tibet Railway, all highland views starts from here. All sections before Xining are not highland area.
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.
How to Tip Guide & Driver in Tibet?
Tipping in Tibet is not mandatory, however if you go on a long trip out to EBC, western or eastern Tibet, your guide and driver will be expected a tip at the end of the trip, assuming all went well, and a satisfactory service is provided.
Lhoka in China map.
Shannan is the cradle of Tibetan culture. Check the detailed Shannan travel map and find your interested tourist attractions, locations, etc.

Shannan map

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See the distributions of major tourist attractions.
Lhasa is the capital city of Tibet. It is also the first impression of a Tibet tour for most travelers. Check the detailed Lhasa travel map and find your interested tourist attractions, locations, etc.

Lhasa Map

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Tibet Trekking Map
Tibet Trekkin Map shows you the most popular hiking routes in Tibet, including Ganden to Samye trek, Tsurphu to Yangpachen trek, Old Tingri to EBC, Mt. Kailash, etc. to meet your adventure in Tibet.
Nyingchi on Tibet map
Nyingchi is also been called the Switzerland in Tibet. Check the detailed Nyingchi travel map and find your interested tourist attractions, locations, etc.

Nyingchi Map

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Shannan in Autumn
Generally speaking, you can visit Shannan at any time of the year. While the best time to visit shannan is from April to October. The rainy season of Shannan is from July to August.
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.

Tibet Train

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Tibetan Buddhism
As everyone knows that the Tibetan Buddhism is very important to Tibetan people. So, this article introduces the beginning, development, and current situation of Tibetan Buddhism for helping travelers understand Tibetan culture better.
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.
Vancouver, the capital city of Tibet
If you are Canada citizen, planning a trip to Tibet should be put into your schedule. Canada has an association with Tibet in cultures and history. Currently there're multiple ways to travel to Tibet from Canada.
Tibet tour
Many travelers choose to get to Lhasa from Hongkong as Hongkong itself is a major transportation hub and tourist desination. Among the routes to Tibet from Hongkong, travel to Tibet via Chengdu is the most recommended.
December is the low season for Tibet Travel due to the cold weather but you can still enjoy the intensive sunlight during daytime.
December is the low season for tourists. Before you choose to travel to Tibet during this month, it's good to know more about the weather and places to visit.
To help Indian travelers realize their Tibet dream, we offer various tour packages and it's easy to have a Tibet tour from India.
Tibet is a hot destination for travelers from India, especially India pilgrims. As there's holy mount Kailash and lake manasarovar which are regarded as the most sacred places for Hinduism. We offer various tour packages to help you realize your Tibet dreams.
Alien's Travel Permit
Alien's Travel Permit, also being called as PSB, is required if foreigner travelers wish to visit the territories outside Lhasa, such as Shigatse, Shannan, Nyingchi, etc.
Tibet trekking Everest Base Camp
The trek to Mount Everest’s summit involves a grueling 28-km route across awesome valleys, gorges, and slopes. There are basically two primary base camps as starting points for this journey, namely, those of the Tibet Trekking Everest Base Camp and the Nepal Trekking Base Camp.
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.