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.

first ever palace-Yumbulagang
Shannan, also called Lhoka is located in the southeast of Tibet. There are two ways for you get to Shanan. You can take a flight to Gonggar Airport or drive to Shannan from Lhasa.
Flights to Tibet from Canada
You can go to Tibet from Canada via the plane to Beijing, Hongkong, Shanghai and other mainland cities in China and take the connecting flights to Lhasa. Or you can take the connecting flights to Kathmandu which is more expensive.
Qinghai Tibet Train
We offer the up to date schedule and ticket price of Tibet Trains from Bejing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Chongqing, Lanzhou and Xining to Lhasa. Also include the more detailed info like how to buy it, Children’s Tibet Train ticket as well as luggage limitation & prohibited items.
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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.
The flying flag in Tibet.
Many travelers are curious about the cost of traveling to Tibet. It should be noted that Tibet is not considered as the budget - friendly destinations. In order to give a moderate cost for traveling to Tibet, there're some factors to put into considerations.
Ngari is a remote region in Tibet but many travelers like to take long journey here to worship the sacred Mt.Kailash.
Ngari is a remote region in west Tibet. Currently there're two way to get to Ngari, one is to take flight, another is to drive by road. For most travelers, we recommended the 2nd way. Also, you need to prepare Tibet Travel Permit, Alien's travel Permit and military permit for your Ngari travel.
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.
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The Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan Tour covers three different places in one single tour which gives you an opportunity to enjoy the best sights and culture of all three places. Before you go, you should know how to plan a Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan Tour.
if you love photogragh, just go to Tibet
How to get to Tibet from Japan? We list the guidance for all the details including the documents for entering Tibet, equipment and gear, and various flight routes. You have lots of choices.
Appearance of Gonggar airport, Lhasa.
Lhasa airport is truly the gateway to the hidden paradise! One of the highest airports in the world, know what to expect and see before your travelling in Tibet.

Gonggar Airport

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The History of Lhasa City
Lhasa, the heart of Tibet, a tapestry of wonders and beauty, but how did this peaceful paradise came to be? Who lead to the creation of the land of the gods?

Lhasa History

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Lhasa city
Land of the gods, a sacred place to Tibetans, Lhasa offers a unique experience for all people who visits its majestic scenery and peaceful culture

Lhasa city

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Weather in Lhasa city
Planning a trip to Lhasa? Know the weather condition before you go. Check the best time to visit Lhasa city and prepare all necessary protective gears.
Potala Palace in winter
Winter is a perfect time to visit Tibet. We will show you how's the weather in Winter and why you should choose a winter Tibet Tour.

Tibet winter tours

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The Way to Choose the Suitable Tibet Tour
Tibet is vast and it’s impossible to see everything in only one trip.So once you want to have a journey to Tibet, you must identify that which aspect of Tibet draws you a lot and then you can plan your trip revolved around it.
Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal is a great gateway to Tibet
With profound Buddhist culture and breathtaking landscapes, Nepal is a popular travel spot for travelers at home and abroad. Nepal together with Tibet are the paradises of tourists. Planning a Nepal Tibet Tour you can explore the two cities all at once

Nepal Tibet Tour

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Example of Military Permit for your Tibet travel
The tourist Military Permit is one of the document issued by Military office in Lhasa. It's an additional permit besides your Tibet Travel Permit. If you are going to Ngari for visiting Mt. Kailash or Lake Mansarovar, you need to apply your Military Permit one month before your departure.

Military Permit

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Independent travelers cannot get tibet travel permit without a tour currently.
Some of tourists want to obtain Tibet Permits without tour while according to the regulations, it is impossible for us to help with Tibet Travel Permits for independent travelers anymore.
You will see the Mani stones at the lake side or the foot of the mountain in Tibet. The sky is very blue in Winter.
Good news! If you travel to Tibet this winter, you can save a lot of money. According to the latest regulation, travelers are free to visit some Tibetan attractions. This preferential policy will start from November 1st in 2018 to March 15th in 2019.
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Since a large number of tourists travel to Nepal every year, it is necessary to know some Nepal travel tips including how to get to Nepal, transportation, regions, food, things to do,what to pack, etc.