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Mount Everest is situated between China and Nepal with 8848 meters high, which is the highest peak in the world.
The Internet spread "Everest scenic area permanently closed". According to official confirmation, the news is not true. And, the rumor that there is a lot of rubbish on the north slope is very absurd.
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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.
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.
During the Peach Flower Tourism and Culture Festival,  you can witness the graceful Nirvana Peach Fairy of 2018
There is a great news that the 16th "Rinch Peach Flower Tourism and Culture Festival" will kick off on March 29 in Gala Village, Ba Yi District, Nyingchi City.
Good News
Good news! 115 Tibetan Attractions are totally free of charge, including the famous Potala Palace.Tibet Autonomous Region in China announced that travelers in Tibet can enjoy preferential policies from February 1st to April 30th in 2018.
Is Tibet Safe for Solo Female Travellers?
Is it safe for a solo female to travel to Tibet? What should notice when a woman travels to Tibet alone? We list useful suggestions to help solo female traveler stay safe during a Tibet tour.
Tibet festival
The best way to explore Tibet culture is to attend the Tibetan Festivals which are all based on the Tibetan Calendar. Here is the detailed info about the most accurate ones which are double-checked.
A 2nd Railway from Chengdu to Lhasa is Underway
A 2nd railway line from Chengdu to Lhasa is underway that will wind through some of the world’s most mountainous and inhospitable territory and likely take a decade to complete. Currently the train from Chengdu to Lhasa still goes the longer route via Xining, which takes about 43hrs. The planned 2nd railway will go directly from Chengdu to Lhasa, through the mountains from Kangding in Sichuan to Nyingchi in Tibet. Once completed, the travel time will be cut from 43 to about 13 hours.
namtso
Should I stay overnight at the lakeside of Namtso? -- This is a questions often asked by travelers. As a local agency, we here below give you the pros & cons of staying overnight at the lakeside of Namtso, but as how to choose it exactly, it depends on what kind of traveler you are, essentially what kind of person you are.
tibet
Here Great Tibet Tour provides you with the towns & sights in Tibet by elevation, both in meter and feet, in order to give you a rough idea of what you will be dealing with, also to help you select towns & sights you will to visit which suits you best.