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.

Mt.Everest has a strong appeal for maintaining adventurers.
The authorities decided to suspend the reception of foreign mountaineering teams in the spring of 2020 due to the worldwide breakout of coronavirus.
Shorton festival is a big festival in Lhasa area.
The Shoton/Sho Dun Festival is one of the most popular festivals in Tibet. “Sho” means yogurt, “Ton” means banquet. So you can consider it as a feast of eating yogurt. From this post, you can see the history, venue and what to expect from this festival.
khata
Khata, transliteration of Tibetan. It's a kind of silk and cotton fabric. Most of them are white and blue. Offering "Khata" means to show purity, sincerity, loyalty, and respect to the other party. It is the most common Tibetan courtesy.
Shigatse climate and weather
As one of the most popular cities 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 tips in every season.
Mount Kailash is recognized as the center of the world by the Yongzhong Bon, Hinduism, Tibetan Buddhism, and ancient Jainism.
Mt.Kailash trekking is a holy kora to know the profound religious culture of Tibet. The trek also includes a visit to Lake Manasarovar. Check the trekking route details, preparations, the ways to get there, as well as the tour packages from Lhasa or Kathmandu.
You will witness a feverish celebration of the Saga Dawa Festival around Mt. Kailash
The Saga Dawa Festival is considered highly significant in Tibet. It's celebrated during the fourth month of the Tibetan Calendar, for remembering the birthday, enlightenment, and death of Sakyamuni.
Tibet Tourism Bureau is a national administration.
Tibet Travel Permit, which also known as “Tibet Tourism Bureau Permit” or “Tibet Entry Permit”, is the indispensable permit for international travelers to travel to Tibet.

Tibet Tourism Bureau

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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.
Tibeta buttertea
Butter tea, commonly known as Po cha in Tibet, is a typical Tibetan tea with salty in taste. If you are new in Tibet, you may have tasted this tea, especially, during cold days! Tibetans love to serve this tea to their guests.
Namtso
Taking a flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa is a good option as it's quick and convenient. You can choose direct flights from Tribhuvan International Airport to Gonggar Airport. Check the list of the flight schedules, price, required documents, duration, and so on.
Tibet tour
Many travelers choose Hongkong as the first stop to get to Lhasa cos Hongkong itself is a major transportation hub and tourist destination. Among all routes to Tibet from Hongkong, flying to Tibet via Chengdu is the most recommended.
 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 \to get to Tibet, from mainland China or from Kathmandu. Whatever, you need to work with an organized Tibet travel agency for your Tibet Travel Permit, tour itinerary and plan your trip prior.

Can Americans Travel to Tibet?

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Landscape
Tibet's landscape is so diverse and impressive that it's worth a visit. You will see magnificent mountains, beautiful plateau lakes, mysterious monasteries, wild western barren, etc. All these present the utmost beautiful scenery in Tibet.
 The 8 Auspicious Symbols of Buddhism includes 8 subjects.
Buddhism is the main religion in Tibet, and it has a deep impression on Tibetans' lives. If you travel to Tibet, you will see the the eight Auspicious Symbols of Buddhism, but what's the significance of them?
Tibet  scenery
Tibet has many places with beautiful scenery that shows the magic of nature with its magnificent landscape. Monasteries are also an important part of Tibet scenery as the natural scenery here has already merged with temples, believers, prayer flags, and Tibetans.

Tibet Scenery

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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.
The plane flies over the Himalayas
The Kathmandu-Bhutan flight Route is very special as it passes through the Himalayas. Drukair runs daily non-stop flights at either 9:45 am or 1:20 pm. The flight fare is about USD233 to USD279. And the duration is about 1 hour 20 minutes.
Beijing is the capital of China. Everyday, lots of travelers take trains from Beijing to Lhasa.
Beijing Lhasa train (Z21) covers 3757 kilometers long and takes 41 hours to get to Tibet. You will see the highlights along the Qinghai-Tibet railway. You will read the train schedule, ticket details, booking way, facilities, map, required permits, and so on.
Tibetan Cliff and Rock Carving 1
Tibet is a land with long history and rich traditional cultures. As one of the most important heritages from ancient time, Tibetan Cliff and Rock Carving is known for its unique style and exquisite appearance.

Tibetan Cliff and Rock Carving

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Tibetan Nomads with their horse.
Tibetan Nomads have found a way to survive in the extreme adversities to adapt to the climate conditions of cold temperatures and drought. We will show you more about their living environment, lifestyle, tent, as well as six famous Tibetan Prairies.