Tibet Travel Tips

Packing list
What to pack for Tibet? This article gives travelers a detailed packing list to make you well-prepared before your Tibet tour, especially for those first-time visitors. Also, we provide some tips to prevent the altitude sickness, as it's what you need to know before you Tibet journey.
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.
Tibet scenery
A traveler's introduction to Tibet, including its geography, Rivers, Lakes, scenery, weather, culture, tourism, etc.
Travel Tibet Alone
If you travel to Tibet alone, what should you put into consideration? We have made a full list for solo travelers, such as how to choose your travel agency, how to get the document, how to keep cost down, as well as other useful tips.
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 of Tibet attractions, terrain, routes from these maps.

Where is Tibet?

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Vancouver, the capital city of Tibet
If you are Canada citizen, planning a trip to Tibet should be put into your schedule. Canada has an association with Tibet in cultures and history. Currently there're multiple ways to travel to Tibet from Canada.
Philippine scenery
For travelers from the Philippines, you have two route options to reach Tibet. You can either travel to Tibet via mainland China or via Nepal. The best option is via mainland China. Currently, you can fly to Beijing, Guangzhou, and Shanghai from Philippines directly.
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What bothers you a lot when you are packing your luggage for your Tibet tours? Money! What kind of currency does it use in Tibet? If credit cards are accepted? How to exchange money in Tibet? Check this post and find the answers.
 Many elderly people usually think twice about traveling to Tibet.
Many travelers may wonder "if it's okay for elderly people go to Tibet", the answer is definitely YES as plenty of people above 70 years of age have been to Tibet. Here are caveats for your Traveling to Tibet including the acclimatization, altitude and weather.
It is worthwhile to take a Tibet tour because it's a once-in-a-life journey and it will take you to witness the masterpiece of Nature.
Tibet is worthwhile to take a tour because of its breathtaking views. You also have a chance to indulge yourself in the profound Buddhist Culture. Here we listed something you need to know before your Tibet tour by choosing proper route, time, packing, etc.
Travelers wonder that is it safe to travel to Tibet?
Tibet is a safe place with the low crime rate. Most dangers come from the physical environment, especially the altitude. However, you still need to know some potential safety hazards of Tibet, such as wild animals, food, valuables, Terrorism, etc.
Tibet Overland Routes
Some travelers prefer overland tours to Tibet for viewing as much as the amazing scenery along the road. However, the Tibet overland routes are usually very costly and not all of them are available. Right now, only Xinjing, Qinghai and Kathmandu to Lhasa overland tour are applicable.
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You should know some good etiquette and taboos of Tibet when you stay in a Tibet family, visit the famous monasteries in Tibet and dine in Tibet Restaurant.
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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.
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.
Travel to Tibet from Australia
If you are from Australia and desire to travel in Tibet, this article is just for you. Here is a detailed info about the documents you need before flying to China and Tibet as well as the transportaion from Australia to Tibet.
Tibet scenery
Discover the 8 reasons why you should visit Tibet, including the breathtaking natural landscapes, unique and mysterious history and culture, a spiritual center, etc. Its unspoiled landscapes and natural beauty should be enough to prod you to book a trip to Tibet.
travel to tibet from spain
There're two ways to travel to Tibet for tourists from Spain. One is to get through gateway cities in mainland China with your China Visa. Another way is to enter Tibet from Kathmandu, Nepal with your China Group Visa, as well as your Tibet Travel Permit.
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.
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.