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.

Lhoka map
Lhoka is located in the middle and lower reaches of the Yarlung Zangbo River, in the south of the Gangdise Mountains and south of the Nyenchen Tanglha Mountains. Check the detailed Lhoka travel maps and find tourist attractions, travel routes, nearby counties, etc.

Lhoka Map

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Nyingchi on Tibet map
Nyingchi area is located in the southeast of the Tibet Autonomous Region. It's also been called Switzerland in Tibet. Check the detailed Nyingchi travel map and find tourist attractions, travel routes, nearby counties, etc.

Nyingchi Map

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Ngari map
Ngari's located in the west of Tibet Autonomous Region. Check the detailed Ngari travel maps and find tourist attractions, routes, nearby counties, etc.

Ngari Map

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Tibet train
The facilities on the Tibet train are well-equipped, such as Soft-Sleeper Berth, Hard-Sleeper Berth, air-conditioning, food supply, oxygen supply and medical service. Comparing with ordinary trains, Tibet trains are more humanized and better adaptable to the weather of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau.
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 a budget-friendly destination. In order to get a good price for traveling to Tibet, there're some factors to put into considerations.
butter sculpture
Tibetan Butter Sculpture is a special form of art made of ghee. It's widely used as offerings by Tibetan Buddhism. It's also an important feature of Tibetan culture.
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 maps and find tourist attractions, Streets, locations, nearby counties, etc.

Lhasa Map

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Monks of Gelug Sect
The Gelug Sect is a Tibetan Buddhist denomination. Tibetan Gelug means good at constraints in Tibetan. The school emphasizes strict observance of the Buddhism law, hence its name.
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.

Tibet Train Price

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train
Taking a train to Lhasa from Chongqing must be an unforgettable journey. Z223 is available for passengers who plan to have a Tibet train tour. The whole distance from Chongqing to Lhasa is about 3030 kilometers and the duration time is about 35h and 30m.
Mount Kailash trekking tour
What to pack for your Mt.Kailash trekking tour? You don't have to carry all the items for the 3 days Kailash trek. Here's the list you might need such as clothes, medicines, skin protection, sleeping bags, and so on. And we will handle all the rest for you such as your Tibet Travel Permit, tour guide, driver, vehicle, etc.
The Tibetan monks get along well with each other, they usually joking with each other and teasing each other
Tibetan Monks are a kind of mysterious groups in Tibetan Buddhism. Have you ever imagined the inside picture of Buddhist monasteries? Here's a brief introduction about the scholastic and daily life of Tibetan monks, as well as the living Buddhas.

Tibetan Monks

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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.
Saga Dawa Festival 2017 celebrated at Mt Kailash
Saga Dawa Festival is usually celebrated at Mt Kailash. The famous Tarboche Flagpole, a huge pole that lies on the Kailash Kora route, would be replaced with new prayer flags and raised up again. Local Tibetans circumambulated the Tarboche Flagpole in clockwise direction to welcome the newly rising flagpole.
Scenery in Xiamen
If you are going to travel to Tibet from Xiamen, you need to know there's no direct train or flight. You may transit from other transport hubs like Guangzhou, Chengdu, Kunming, etc. Check the related train/flight schedule and price, find your desired tour route.
Beautiful landscape of Tibet
Many international tourists travel to Lhasa from Shanghai but there's around 2,944 kilometers distance. Check the three viable options to get to Tibet from Shanghai, namely: by Shanghai Lhasa train, by flight, or by a combination of plane and train travel.

How to Get to Tibet from Shanghai?

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Shopping at Barkhor Street. There are various local Tibetan arts, crafts, and tasty cuisines in this market.
We show must-do things when traveling in Tibet. You can visit famous Monasteries like Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Sera Monastery, do kora, eat delicious Tibetan food, shopping at Barkhor Street.
There are numerous of Indians traveling to Tibet every year
Tibet, the holy land of Buddhism plays a special role in the Buddhist Culture. India is a country with a large number of Buddhists. Thus, there is an intimate association between Tibet and India for thousands of years. There are numerous Indian people plan a Tibet holiday from India.

Tibet Holiday from India

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It's easy to travel from the U.S. to Tibet
Tibet attracts many travelers from the U.S. to explore this mysterious land. From United States, you can fly to major inland cities in China, such as Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, etc. Among them, we suggest you fly to Chengdu first for more available flights and cheaper train tickets.
Travel to Tibet from United States
Tourists from the US can travel to Tibet from mainland Chinese cities, such as Chengdu, Beijing, Shanghai, etc. by flight or train. You also can get to Tibet from Kathmandu by plane or road. Please check the necessary documents carefully for American citizens.

How to Travel to Tibet from US

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