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Temple of Heaven, one of the landmarks of Beijing.
Traveling to Tibet from Beijing is a good choice for international travelers because Beijing is an important international arrival hub and you can get to Lhasa conveniently from Beijing by flight or by train.
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.
How to plan a trip to Tibet?
Tibet is a pearl on Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. A trip to Tibet is not as tough as you thought. It has a unique landscape, mysterious Tibetan Buddhism, and many other fantastic things for you to explore. Read this step-by-step guide from your door to Tibet!
Kailash parvat
Kailash Mansarovar is a pilgrimage site nestled in the Himalayas in Tibet. Over the years, Yatris across the world come here to do the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra, and travelers come to witness its mystical beauty. In this article, you will find more details such as routes, cost, best time, etc.
From this map, we can know that Tibet is the second largest region of China.
Tibet maps show the location of Tibet on the world, Asia, and China. What's more, you can clearly get the information about Tibet attractions, transportation, Tibetan Plateau terrain, travel routes, rivers resources from these maps.

Where is Tibet?

Eric
Eric
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Tibetan Tsampa
What is Tsampa? Tsampa(also Zanba or Tsamba) is one of the traditional staple foods of Tibetan herders. Tsampa is the Tibetan transliteration of roasted flour. Butter tea is the perfect match for Tsampa.
Mount Kailash
Mount Kailash Trek is a pilgrimage kora around the sacred mountain Kailash. The total journey is 52km and it usually takes 2 to 3 days. It's is one of the most strenuous and challenging treks for pilgrims in the world, at an altitude of around 4,700 meters.
Sherpa, the porter on the Himalayas.
Sherpa means people from the east in Tibetan. They live scattered on both sides of the Himalayas, mainly in Nepal, and a few in Tibet, India(Sikkim), and Bhutan. Sherpas are famous for being guides to climb Mount Everest and also known as the "porter on the Himalayas".
Everest Base Camp is a must-see place during your Tibet travel.
Discover the top 15 things to do and places to visit in Tibet during your first time trip to Tibet, including the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Namtso Lake, Yamdrok Lake, Mount Everest, Mount Kailash, Manasarovar Lake, Guge Kingdom, and more.
Jokhang Temple
Tibetan Monasteries and Temples can be seen everywhere in Tibet as Tibetan Buddhism has a profound influence in this land. It's no exaggeration to say that Tibetan Buddhism is the foundation of Tibetan culture.
Tuiwa Village
Tuiwa is located in Dalong Town, Nagarzê County, Tibet. This isolated Tibetan village is situated at the foot of the Mengda Gangri Snow Mountain and by the lakeside of Puma Yumco. It's the highest administrative village in the world, at 5,070 meters.
Riding to Everest Base Camp
​Lhasa to Kathmandu is one of the most popular cycling routes. It takes 13 to 14 days to complete this riding with a total length of more than 1,000 kilometers. The whole journey will cross 6 major mountain passes and the Himalayas.
Tibetan Monk's diet
Tibetan Buddhism has its own regulations on the diet of monks and nuns, mostly tsampa, dairy products, beef and mutton in the past. But now they vigorously promote Tibetan Buddhists to be vegetarian.
Visit Tibet
A visit to Tibet can be an amazing experience with proper planning. Here we list all things you need to know before traveling to Tibet, such as what documents to prepare, when to visit, how to get to Tibet, what to see, how much it costs, etc.

How to Visit Tibet?

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Travelers wonder that is it safe to travel to Tibet?
Tibet is a safe place with a low crime rate. Most dangers come from the physical environment, especially the altitude. However, you still need to know the other concerned issues among travelers, such as criminals, road conditions, food, etc.
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Tibet is a special destination. You should know there're many restrictions before visiting Tibet. Tibet Travel Permit is the necessary documentation you need to obtain. And Foreign tourists are not allowed to travel to Tibet independently unless they are accompanied by a tour guide.
Take photos at the roof of Jokhang Temple, the landmark of Tibet.
Travelers from the United Kingdom can fly to Kathmandu, then get to Lhasa by flight or road. Or else you may fly from London to mainland China, then to Lhasa by flight or train. Tibet Travel Permit is the necessary document so please book your Tibet Tours beforehand to get it.
Tibet tour
If you want to explore the mystery of Tibet and broaden your kids’ eyes, you may consider having a family Tibet tour with your kids. During this trip, not only can kids know about the traditional culture, but also they can communicate with local people.
Ngari is in the north Tibetan Plateau.
Tibet is the main part of the Tibetan Plateau, which is the highest plateau in the world and is known as the "Roof of the World". The landform can be roughly divided into the Himalayas Alpine Region, the South Tibetan Valley, the North Tibetan Plateau and the East Tibetan Alpine Valley.

Tibet Geography

Zoe
Zoe
Trip Advisor

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