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.

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.
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 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

Eric

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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 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.
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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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 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'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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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.
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.
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.
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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Trip Advisor
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
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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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.

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