Tibet Travel Tips

Tibet and Nepal
Tibet and Nepal are two fantastic tourist destinations of 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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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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Nathu La pass is the open trading border posts between India and China
Tibet is located in the southwest of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, borders with India, Myanmar, Nepal, Bhutan, Kashmir, and other regions. The borderline is more than four thousand kilometers long. It is an important gateway to China's southwest border.

Tibet Neighbors

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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.
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.
Learn Some Tibetan Words
Learn some basic Tibetan words, phrases and numbers 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.
Natural scenery in Tibet
Many people may ask the question - 'How beautiful is Tibet?' well, the 20 pictures will give you the answer and inspire you to travel to Tibet. Check the images of the highest mountain, Tibetan monastery, local people, natural scenery, devout pilgrims and more.
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.
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.
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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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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 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.
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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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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.
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.
It's easy to travel from the U.S. to Tibet
Tibet attracts many travelers from the U.S. to explore this mysterious land. From United States, you can fly to major inland cities in China, such as Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, etc. Among them, we suggest you fly to Chengdu first for more available flights and cheaper train tickets.
Travel to Tibet from United States
Tourists from the US can travel to Tibet from mainland Chinese cities, such as Chengdu, Beijing, Shanghai, etc. by flight or train. You also can get to Tibet from Kathmandu by plane or road. Please check the necessary documents carefully for American citizens.

How to Travel to Tibet from US

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Malaysia
For Malaysian travelers who want to travel to Tibet, you can fly to mainland China such as Chengdu, Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou first then transfer to Lhasa by train or plane. Also you can fly to Kathmandu, Nepal then transfer to Lhasa by flight or road.

Travel to Tibet from Malaysia

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