Tibet Travel Tips

Amdo Tibet
Amdo Tibet covers a large part of present-day Qinghai Province as well as the adjoining parts of Sichuan and Gansu Provinces. And it's one of the three traditional regions of Tibet. Here is some travel info you may need to know before visiting Amdo Tibet.

Amdo Tibet

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Learn Some Tibetan Words
Basic Tibetan words and phrases to learn for your next trip to Tibet. It contains the most important and most frequently used vocabulary that will make you communicate with Tibetan people easier.
Tibet Overland Routes
Some travelers prefer overland tours to Tibet for viewing as much as the amazing scenery along the road. However, the roads to Tibet are usually very costly and not all of them are available. Right now, only Xinjing, Qinghai and Kathmandu to Lhasa overland routes are applicable.

Road to Tibet

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Land mark of Lhasa city - Potala Palace
When we talk about Tibet cities, Lhasa would come into mind first as it's the most famous city in Tibet. Come and discover Tibet with Great Tibet Tour and you will know more about this mysterious land.
From this map, we can know that Tibet is the second largest region of China.
Maps of Tibet shows 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?

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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. Read this step-by-step guide from your door to Tibet!
Tibet trekking Everest Base Camp
Climbing Mount Everest, the highest peak in the world is the aspirations for many adventures. Here we will show you the details about the Everest Expedition including the highlights, challenges, Sherpa guide, cost and permits.
 traveling from the U.S. to Tibet become easier than it once was
As a U.S.citizen, you can definitely travel to Tibet. There're two ways for American \to get to Tibet, from mainland China or from Kathmandu. Whatever, you need to work with an organized Tibet travel agency for your Tibet Travel Permit, tour itinerary and plan your trip prior.

Can Americans Travel to Tibet?

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Landscape
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.
lake
Great Tibet Tour would like to introduce the most sacred lakes in Tibet for you. Some of them are famous for their breathtaking beauty, and some of them are famous for its mysterious culture background.
Mt. Kailash kora map
Mount Kailash kora is the most pious pilgrimage for believers. Tourists can also do trekking tours around the Kailash for the longing of Tibet, the snow mountains and lakes. Here travel tips showing the maps and trekking details.

Mount Kailash Kora Route Map

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tibet
Tibetan Plateau is the world's highest plateau, also known as the "roof of the world" due to its high altitude. See the elevation list of Lhasa, Shigatse, Ngari, Lake Namtso, Everest Base Camp, and various attractions.

Tibet Altitude

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Tibet  scenery
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

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This gesture usually used when someone serves tea for you and you don't want more.
You may need to know some etiquette and taboos of Tibet customs and traditions when you visit a Tibet family, famous monasteries and dine, to ensure you do not offend anyone by mistake during your trip.
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.
The Himalayas
The highest mountain in Tibet is Mt. Everest - the main peak of the Himalayas. As the roof of the world, 26 of the 100 highest mountains in the world clustered in Tibet. We have specially listed the highest and famous mountains with photos and travel tips.
Tibet climate
Tibet's climate is typical of a high-altitude plateau climate. The major features of the weather are cold and dry. Here're the average temperature and precipitation of each tourist destination, with our advice about the best time to visit.
Tibet tour
Discover the top 10 things to do and the attractions you can't miss during your first time trip to Tibet, including the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Mount Everest, Mount Kailash, Namtso Lake, Guge Kingdom, Yamdrok Lake, Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon, and more.
Tibet and Nepal
Tibet and Nepal are two fantastic tourist destinations in the Himalayas. Both lands have commonalities that sometimes confuse many people. These travel tips may help you better understand their Differences and Commonalities of culture, weather, travel highlights, etc.

Tibet and Nepal

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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.