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Kailash parvat
Kailash Mansarovar is a pilgrimage site nestled in the Himalayas in Tibet. Over the years, Yatris across the world come to witness its mystical beauty.
It's easy to travel from the U.S. to Tibet
For US citizens, you can travel to Tibet via mainland China or Nepal. You need to apply for China Visa or China Group Visa and obtain your Tibet visa prior.
318 national way
You can travel to Tibet by flight, train, or road from China OR by flight or road from Nepal. The best way depends on your place of departure and travel plans.
RMB 10, 50, 100 YUAN
How to refer to Tibet money? The official name of Tibet currency is Renminbi. Check info about currency exchange and international transfers in Tibet.
Jokhang Temple
Tibetan Monasteries and Temples can be seen everywhere in Tibet. It's no exaggeration to say that Tibetan Buddhism is the foundation of Tibetan culture.
Himalaya
The Himalayas are located in Tibet, Pakistan, India, Nepal, and Bhutan. 9 out of the top 10 peaks in the world are in the Himalayan mountain range.
From this map, we can know that Tibet is the second largest region of China.
Tibet maps show the location of Tibet on a world, Asia, and China map. You also can find Tibetan Plateau terrain, travel routes, river resources, etc.

Where is Tibet?

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Tibetan Mastiff
Tibetan Mastiff, belonging to the mastiffs, is a large-sized dog with a fierce personality. Tibetan Mastiff originates in the Himalayas and Tibetan Plateau.

Tibetan Mastiff

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zigzag road.
Sichuan Tibet Highway includes the Northern and Southern routes. Most people choose the southern route as it's the most scenic part of G318.
Tibet Overland Routes
The roads to Tibet including Kathmandu to Lhasa, Sichuan to Lhasa, Yunnan to Lhasa, Xinjiang to Lhasa and Qinghai to Lhasa are all available now.

Road to Tibet

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Tibet_Nepal_border_crossing
Traveling from Nepal to Tibet is a great way to enjoy the Buddhist culture and Himalayan landscapes. Currently, you can go by plane or by road.
tibet travel
Tibet is a special destination so there're many travel restrictions in Tibet. And foreign tourists should obtain Tibet travel permits before visiting Tibet.
Travelers wonder that is it safe to travel to Tibet?
Tibet is a safe place. Most dangers come from the physical environment, especially the altitude. Here're some concerning issues you need to know.
Hindu OM symbol
Little-known mysteries and facts about Mount Kailash might amaze you. It's a holy place of many sects including Buddhism, Bon, Hinduism, and Jainism.
Travel to Tibet from China
There are three ways of traveling to Tibet from mainland China, by plane(the fastest option), by train(the cheapest way) or by road(discover hidden spots).
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Many travelers who are visiting Lhasa always take Beijing as the first stop, as it's convenient to fly to Beijing, then get to Lhasa.
Temple of Heaven, one of the landmarks of Beijing.
Traveling to Tibet from Beijing is a good choice as Beijing is an important international arrival hub and you can get to Lhasa by flight or by train here.
Tibet  scenery
Monasteries are an important part of Tibet's scenery as the natural scenery here has already merged with temples, believers, prayer flags, and Tibetans.

Tibet Scenery

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Fly to Tibet from Singapore is easy
Singapore citizens are recommended to fly to Chengdu and then take a flight or train to Lhasa. Tibet Travel Permit is still an indispensable document for you.

Travel to Tibet from Singapore

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Scenery of Frankfurt.
German travelers can travel to Tibet from Frankfurt to Beijing, Chengdu, etc., and then get to Tibet by flight or train. Or travel to Tibet via Kathmandu.

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