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.

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.
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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Trip Advisor
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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Trip Advisor
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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Trip Advisor
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.
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.
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.
Travelers wonder that is it safe to travel to Tibet?
Besides breathtaking landscape and mysterious Buddhist culture, travelers wonder that is it safe to travel to Tibet? We offer seasoned travel guides and guarantee you a safe, unforgettable and rewarding travel to Tibet.
Tibetan Languge
Tibetan language is referred to as Bodic or Tibetic language. Now, it's widely used in the northern part of India, Nepal, and Bhutan. We will brief introduce the history, alphabets, notable features, words and grammar of Tibetan language.
Tibet train
The facilities on the Tibet train are well-equipped, such as Soft-Sleeper Berth, Hard-Sleeper Berth, air conditioning, food supply, and oxygen supply.
Most people are confused by the Northern and Southern overland routes from Chengdu to Lhasa tour.
Sichuan Tibet overland Tour includes the Northern and Sourthern routes. Most people can't identify among the 2 routes. Check the overview of what you would be confronted with when you take either route and find the best one for you.
Shigatse
As the second largest prefecture in Tibet, Shigatse is one of the popular tourist destination for travelers in the world. This is a transprtation guidebook about how to get to/ from Shigatse, and how to travel around it.
Nyingchi
Located in the southeast of Tibet, Nyingchi attracts thousands of tourists from home and abroad. Weather plays an important role for your Nyingchi tour. Knowing the best time to visit is the prerequisite of planing a successful and wonderful Nyingchi travel.
November is still a good time to visit Tibet.
November is still a good time to visit Tibet. We will show you the upsides of traveling in this month and related travel guide accordingly, such as what to wear, place to visit, etc.