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Rectified News For "China closes its Everest Base Camp for Tourists". - Explore Tibet.

Rectified News For “China closes its Everest Base Camp for Tourists”. – Explore Tibet.

North Face of the world highest peak Mt Everest Base Camp has been one of the most popular Tibet tours and these days an incomplete information of its closure was widely spread online, in fact, it was never closed the base camp and a minor change for the tent guesthouses...
Taking trains to Tibet the Roof of the World

Taking trains to Tibet the Roof of the World

While taking a flight to the Tibetan capital of Lhasa may be the fastest option. But it is not always the most cost-effective and can be an expensive trip for such a short flight. However, there is an option that is taking trains to Tibet, can be a lot less...
Traveling to Tibet in Summer

Traveling to Tibet in Summer

Summer in Tibet is a special time of year. Not only for the peak tourism season in the region, but it is the best time for the local Tibetans.  It can be seen at its absolute best. Already a land of stunning landscapes and breathtaking scenery, Tibet has a richer...
When is the best time to visit Tibet?

When is the best time to visit Tibet?

Set on a high-altitude plateau, and among tall mountains, Tibet is one of the new wonders of the modern tourist world. And once the harshness of winter is over, it is a great place to visit around Tibet. Whether you want to trek the slopes of the mountains or visit...
The Highest Mountains in Tibet, China

The Highest Mountains in Tibet, China

Tibet is filled with mountains, from the most famous in the world to the most sacred, and all are stunning sights for the eye to behold. Mount Everest towers above the rest of the massive Himalayas like a big brother standing guard over smaller siblings. Everest is not the only...
Best Time to Travel Lhasa, Mt Everest, and Mt Kailash | Explore Tibet

Best Time to Travel Lhasa, Mt Everest, and Mt Kailash | Explore Tibet

Travel to Tibet can be done at almost any time of year, with the exception of February and March. These two months there are restrictions for foreign tourism, as it is the time of Losar, the Tibetan New Year. For most travelers to Tibet, there are three main things they...
Misconceptions about the Tibet tour from Kathmandu

Misconceptions about the Tibet tour from Kathmandu

One of the most common mistakes when traveling to Tibet from Nepal is the increase in elevation. Kathmandu is at an elevation of just 1,400 meters, which is very low compared to the heights of the Himalayas. For anyone planning a trip to Tibet from Kathmandu, there are certain things...
Food and Drink on the Tibet Train to Lhasa

Food and Drink on the Tibet Train to Lhasa

When traveling to Tibet, many people decide to take the train from one of the seven gateway cities in Mainland China. Moreover, whether you are starting from Beijing or from Xining, all the trains have facilities for you to eat during your trip. There are many options when traveling on...
Why the train to Tibet is the best choice

Why the train to Tibet is the best choice

There are many ways to get into Tibet; by road, by rail, and by air. Each has its own pros and cons, but the best – and most scenic – has to be by Tibet train. Although the journey can be long – it takes up to 2 days to...
Four Steps to getting your Tibet Visa from Nepal

Four Steps to getting your Tibet Visa from Nepal

While the majority of visitors to Tibet apply to enter the region from China, it is also possible to enter through Nepal, from Kathmandu, the Nepalese capital. Visitors who want to enter from Nepal have different requirements for visas and permits, although the rules on traveling independently in Tibet are...
Taking a Tibet Tour with Kids

Taking a Tibet Tour with Kids

Tibet is a popular destination for travel in Asia, and offer some of the most interesting and exciting locations in the world. From the massive heights of Mount Everest Base Camp and the delights of the Potala Palace to the stunning Karola Glacier and the shimmering beauty of the holy...
Top Four Overland Routes to Lhasa

Top Four Overland Routes to Lhasa

Discounting the overland routes to Lhasa, there are four main routes to take to get to Lhasa by road. These four roads each cover around 2,000 kilometers from their respective start points across the heights of the Tibetan plateau to get to the Tibetan capital, and each has its own...
Guide to Railway Stations in Tibet

Guide to Railway Stations in Tibet

Lhasa Railway Station The main railway station in Tibet, Lhasa Station lies to the south of the Lhasa River, at an altitude of 3,641 meters. The station was completed in 2006, and was officially opened on July 1, 2006. The final destination of trains on the Qinghai-Tibet Railway, Lhasa station...
Tibetan Prayer Flags

Tibetan Prayer Flags

Traditionally, prayer flags are colorful rectangular pieces of cloth that are used to give blessings to the countryside, as well as in many forms of Tibetan Buddhist prayers. A common misconception among non-Buddhists is that prayer flags carry the prayers of the people to the gods. This is not true....
Favorite Places To Travel around Kham Region

Favorite Places To Travel around Kham Region

The Kham regions are located in the three major provinces of China such as Qinghai province, Sichuan province, and Yunnan Province. There are 3 Tibetan Autonomous Prefectures in those 3 major Provinces of China. The Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, and Dechen Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture are located...
IS THERE ANY DIRECT FLIGHTS AVAILABLE TO TIBET, LHASA?

IS THERE ANY DIRECT FLIGHTS AVAILABLE TO TIBET, LHASA?

There are flights to Tibet from different parts of China(mainland). The question is how often and how many flights to Tibet? In the Tibetan Autonomous Region, there are few airports such as Lhasa Gonggar Airport, Nyingchi Mainling Airport, Shigatse Peace Airport, Qamdo Bangda Airport, and Ngari Gunsa Airport. Direct International Flight...
How To Plan Your Tibet Tour, Top Tibet Travel Guideline By Local Tibetan Tour Guide.

How To Plan Your Tibet Tour, Top Tibet Travel Guideline By Local Tibetan Tour Guide.

Tibet is one of top bucket list for many travelers around the world, but Tibet permit is always a big headache for most of the travelers, honestly speaking Tibet permit is not that big hassle as many people thought, the problem is too much of different outdated information online and...
8 days Northern Tibet Authentic Cultural Tour

8 days Northern Tibet Authentic Cultural Tour

DAY 01. ARRIVAL AT XINING At your arrival our local guide and driver will pick up you and transfer to the hotel in Xining. Xining City is not in a Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture. There are approximately 120,000 Tibetans in Xining, which is just over 5% of the total Xining City...
How to Travel Tibet and Find a local Tibetan Tour Operators?

How to Travel Tibet and Find a local Tibetan Tour Operators?

The question of how to travel Tibet and choose a local Tibetan tour guide is very common for most of the travelers, specially those who are first time to visit Tibet, there are lots of travel forums about Tibet and some experienced Tibet travel guides would give recommendations for Tibet...
Tibet Travel Tips by Local Tibetan Tour Company - Explore Tibet

Tibet Travel Tips by Local Tibetan Tour Company – Explore Tibet

Over the centuries, Tibet undoubtedly developed a unique travel destination in Asia. Roof of the world, bastion of Mahayana Buddhism and custodian of a sophisticated literary heritage which proudly rivals those of India and China, the land – locked Tibetan plateau is as vast as Western Europe yet sparsely populated....
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Are There Direct Flights to Lhasa from Hong Kong?

Are There Direct Flights to Lhasa from Hong Kong?

For the time being, there are no direct flights from Hong Kong to Lhasa, though this is due to change in the near future. However, you can take a connecting flight from Hong Kong to Lhasa, traveling via either Chengdu, Chongqing, or Xi’an. And while this is not as fast as a direct flight may...
Cultural Experiences to try in Lhasa

Cultural Experiences to try in Lhasa

Tibet is renowned for its high mountains, stunning lakes, and awesome Buddhist monasteries with rich culture. It is also well known for the unique culture of the Tibetan people, where Tibetan Buddhism is a major part of their everyday lives. And for anyone planning a trip to Tibet to explore the amazing culture, there are...
Tibet Travel News: Tibet Group Visa Cost Has been raised

Tibet Travel News: Tibet Group Visa Cost Has been raised

What is the duration of the Group visa that I can apply to?Can I get the Tibet Group Visa longer than my Tibet tour length?Yes, you can obtain the Tibet Group Visa maximum for 30 days, but to obtain the 30 days Tibet Group Visa, you need to clarify it to your Tibet tour company right from the beginning, so...
What do I need to know before traveling to Tibet?

What do I need to know before traveling to Tibet?

Traveling to Tibet is one of the most amazing experiences on the planet. There are few feelings that are comparable to driving through the mighty Himalayas, walking a kora around the world’s most sacred temple in Lhasa, or standing in the shadow of the highest mountain on the planet. A trip to Tibet is filled...
How to Present and Receive Hada

How to Present and Receive Hada

A very unique tradition in Tibet, the Hada is presented as a traditional way of showing respect and hospitality to visitors to Tibet. The Hada is a long scarf, usually white and made from silk, which symbolizes the purity of the heart of the giver. The Hada itself symbolizes purity and compassion and is presented...
The Only Confirmed Case of Novel Coronavirus in Tibet Was Cured.

The Only Confirmed Case of Novel Coronavirus in Tibet Was Cured.

A few weeks after the outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus in Wuhan of China Hubei province, Tibet remained the only region in China that with no confirmed case, until Jan 29th, Tibet was the only white color on the China epidemic map. On Jan 29th, the first case of the Novel Coronavirus infection was confirmed,...

Top Places to Travel in Tibet in 2020

As we begin the new year of 2020, it is time to look at what we are expecting to be the top tourist hotspots of the year in Tibet. While more of the plateau region of Tibet is being explored by tourists every year, we still believe that the top three tourist destinations for 2020...
Tibetan Monasteries had donated to Wuhan Crisis

Tibetan Monasteries had donated to Wuhan Crisis

Tibetan monasteries in the Tibetan Autonomous Region, Qinghai province, and Yunnan province had gathered a donation to support Wuhan Crisis.  The Three Great Monastery of Tibet; Sera monastery, Drepung monastery and Garden monastery in Tibetan Autonomous Region.  Tashi Lhunpo monastery, Tsephu monastery, Gyume monastery, Jokhang Temple, Ramoche Monastery, Drak Yarpa monastery, and Kundunling monastery have...
The Mystic Delights of Tibetan Tsampa

The Mystic Delights of Tibetan Tsampa

Many travelers to the Tibet Autonomous Region have some trepidation about trying out the local cuisine. Websites tell you it is mostly mutton and yak meat or there is a lack of ingredients for many dishes so you may not like it. In truth, Tibetan cuisine is one of the tastiest of the cuisines in...
Tibet Travel News

Tibet Travel News

Recent coronavirus disease in China had a great influence on the tourists throughout China and as for the safety and health of all people, many tourist destinations in China and Tibet have been closed for the temporary, but such destinations will be reopened as soon as the situation back to normal. Though Tibet is safe...
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