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Sakya Monastery

Sakya Monastery

Sakya monastery is located in Sakya county of Tibet Autonomous Region. It is 127km from the Shigatse on the way to Tingri. The monastery is the seat of the Sakya Tibetan Buddhist sect and was founded in 1073 by Kuchok Gyalpo. He is originally a Nyingmapa monk of a noble family of Tsang, and later,...
Highlights of a Tibet Winter Tours 2022

Highlights of a Tibet Winter Tours 2022

If you are planning a budget tour to Tibet, then you need to know how to save money on your Tibet tour, to make the best out of it. Tibet Winter tours are the best choice for people wanting to tour Tibet on a budget, and it can make the tour even more affordable than...
Best places to travel outside of Lhasa

Best places to travel outside of Lhasa

Tibet is a huge place to explore. All Tibet tours start from Lhasa city, but there are many places to explore outside the Lhasa city. Some of the oldest Buddhist sites are in Shigatse, Gyantse, and Tsedang, part of the Tibet Autonomous Region. Here are the top must-visit Buddhist sites outside Lhasa city.  Samye Monastery...
Altitude in Tibet – Tibet Travel Information

Altitude in Tibet – Tibet Travel Information

Tibet getting the title ‘Roof of the World’ has brought some spotlight onto the isolated. The Qinghai-Tibet Plateau is known as the highest plateau on earth, with an average altitude of 4500 m. The area is therefore known as ‘the Roof of the World.’ At the lowest altitude, the region in Tibet is Pomi (a...
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 in Qinghai Province, Sichuan Province,...
3 Days Kailash Kora –  Tibet Trekking 2021

3 Days Kailash Kora – Tibet Trekking 2021

3 Days  Tibet trekking is the easiest and the shortest trekking from Zutulpuk back to Darchen, the journey extends only 14km (but most of Explore Tibet’s Kailash trekking itineraries have shortened the journey by 2km). The only effort of the day would be the 200m descent. The last day trek is most important for Milarepa...
Tibetan Butter Lamp

Tibetan Butter Lamp

The Tibetan butter lamp burning is one of the oldest ways of offering to god and goddess. It is called Kame in Tibetan. The yak butter is used for the lamp, but these days’ people also use vegetable oil and ghee. The butter lamp is the feature of Tibetan Buddhist temples, monasteries, and households of...
Tibetan Architecture - Wondrous Tibetan Tradition

Tibetan Architecture – Wondrous Tibetan Tradition

As your Tibet tour is going on, one of the most interesting thing you might notice anywhere in Tibet is the architecture, the earliest recorded religious architecture – the Jokhang temple in Lhasa (7th century) owes a lot of its influences from Newari (Nepal) and Pala (Indian) styles. Still, Tibet has gradually grown its own...
Top Buddhist sites in Lhasa

Top Buddhist sites in Lhasa

All the Tibet tours start from Lhasa in Tibet. Tibet has a long history and many attractions. Each itinerary has listed many attractions for you to visit. However, here are the top Buddhist sites in Lhasa that must-visit while in Tibet, mostly Buddhist sites and located in and around Lhasa. If you could spend two...
What To Know Before Visiting The Potala Palace in Tibet

What To Know Before Visiting The Potala Palace in Tibet

What to know before visiting the Potala Palace Before visiting the Potala Palace, it is good to know little about it,  once the seat of the Tibetan government and the winter palace of the Dalai Lama is one of Lhasa’s cardinal landmarks, and the sight of its towering walls reminds one of an ancient fortress....
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