Tibet Travel Tips

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!
Food in Lhasa city
Tibetan food is waiting for you in Lhasa. A mix of healthy and delicious cuisines honed and perfected through years on the plateau. Popular dishes include Tsampa, butter tea, yak meat, yogurt, etc., which are also the staple diet in Tibet.
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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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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RMB 10, 50, 100 YUAN
Travelers to Tibet are often confused by how to refer to Tibet money. The official name for Tibet currency is Renminbi, which is abbreviated to RMB. Here you will find detailed info about currency exchange, credit card, debit card as well as international transfers in Tibet.
friendship highway
Friendship Highway (also known as the China-Nepal highway) is the only international highway in Tibet up to now. After the line was opened to traffic in 1965, countless tourists travel from Lhasa to Kathmandu or vice versa.

Friendship Highway

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Himalaya
The Himalayas, which lie on the southern edge of the Qinghai-Tibet plateau, are located in China Tibet, Pakistan, India, Nepal, and Bhutan. 9 out of the top 10 peaks in the world are all are the Himalayas. Check Himalaya Mountains facts and details.

Himalayan Mountains

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Tibet facts
Tibet, the full name is Tibet Autonomous Region, also been called the roof of the world and the third pole. It occupies the areas of 1.22 million sq km, with an average altitude of above 4000 meters. You will also see the effects of Tibetan Buddhism in Tibet's culture and history.

Tibet Facts

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Everest Base Camp has a typical plateau and mountain climate, so the weather is complex and changeable, and the natural environment is harsh. Please check the detailed weather explanation, as well as the tips to wear clothes in different seasons.
Travel to Tibet from China
Tibet attracts many international travelers every year, traveling to Tibet from inland cities in China is a good choice. You can get to Tibet by train or by plane conveniently from China.
Fuji Mountain is the landmark scenic spot in Japan.
Getting to Tibet from Japan is easy for Japanese travelers. You can travel to Tibet via mainland China from Narita airport or Osaka Airport, then take a train or flight to Lhasa. Alternatively, you can also travel to Kathmandu then have a road/ flying trip to Lhasa.
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Tashi Delek is the simple Tibetan greeting words, conveying the wishes of blessing, good luck and happiness. Do you know the true meaning and origin of Tashi Delek? Do you know that others have greeted you Tashi Dele, how to reply politely?

Tashi Delek

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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 shopping
When you travel to Tibet, it's necessary to take some souvenirs related to craftsmanship.Then you may have questions like "what to buy in Tibet?" and "where to shop the best souvenirs in Lhasa?". Here we have packed the list about what and where to shop for you.

Shopping in Tibet

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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 their mysterious culture background.
Nyingchi Peach trees bloom from March.
Best time to visit Tibet depends on what you want to see and to do in Tibet. To make it clear, we list the best traveling time according to your tour destination or activities you want to get involved in, you will see the related seasons and weather accordingly.
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.
Mt.Everest map
Mount Everest is 8,848 meters (29,029 feet) above sea level, situated on the border between China Tibet and Nepal. It's the highest mountain in the world. Here are some maps about where is mount Everest located, Everest base camp trek map, location of mt Everest, etc.
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Kham, also known as Khampa. Kham means "frontier area" in Tibetan, and "pa" means "people" in Tibetan. Therefore, Kham has two meanings: one is an independent geographical unit of Tibetan areas, and the other is the Tibetan people in Kham.

Kham

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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.