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The Grand Yarlung Tsangpo - Cradle of Tibetan Civilization

The Grand Yarlung Tsangpo – Cradle of Tibetan Civilization

The significance of Yarlung Tsangpo can be understood from the very name of the ancient Tibetan civilization—Yarlung Civilization. Yarlung is the name of the river and Tsangpo is a Tibetan word that means “river”. In the places nearby Lhasa, Yarlung Tsangpo is simply known as Tsangpo. It is one of the most important rivers of...
Tibet Travel Experience

Tibet Travel Experience

Traveling to the Tibet Autonomous Region, the part of China that lies on the world’s highest plateau, is an amazing experience of high mountains, unique culture, strange landscapes, and ancient Buddhist beliefs. Touring on the Tibetan plateau is an experience unlike any other in the world. Sitting on the Roof of the World, this vast...
Saga Dawa: The festival of the Fourth Month in Tibet

Saga Dawa: The festival of the Fourth Month in Tibet

One of the most sacred festivals in Tibet, the Saga Dawa is the celebration of the events in the life of Buddha Sakyamuni. Worshipping the life of the founder of Buddhism around the world, the festival honors the instruction of Buddha to follow his teachings rather than with flowers, incense, and lights. An enchanting festival...
Everest National Park reopens on May 1st, 2020

Everest National Park reopens on May 1st, 2020

On the morning of April 30, the Shigatse Tourism Development Bureau of Tibet held a press conference to introduce the 20 natural A-level tourist attractions in Shigatse since May 1, 2020. The indoor part of the 6 natural A-level scenic spots is temporarily not available. open). The restored scenic spots include Everest National Park, a...
Tibet Travel News: Reopening of Tibet Tourist attractions in Tibet

Tibet Travel News: Reopening of Tibet Tourist attractions in Tibet

On the morning of the 30th, the reporter learned from the press conference of the municipal government that from May 1, 2020, 20 natural A-level tourist attractions, such as the Saga Ancient City Scenic Area and the Mount Everest Nature Reserve in Dingri County. In Shigatse, some scenic areas are not open for the time...
What to Pack for a Tibet Tour

What to Pack for a Tibet Tour

Packing for a trip to Tibet is a lot more important than many people think. You need to ensure that you have the appropriate clothing and gear for the time of year you are traveling, as well as for where you are going. The climate of the plateau varies greatly, so here is a basic...
Reopening of Tibet Attractions After Lockdown

Reopening of Tibet Attractions After Lockdown

The Ministry of Culture and Tourism and National Health Commission had made the latest announcement regarding the management of the domestic tourists at the tourist attraction to prevent and control the outbreak of Coronavirus in the region as follow: 1. During the epidemic prevention and control period, the tourist scenic area is only open to...
Six Great Tips for Traveling to Tibet on a Budget

Six Great Tips for Traveling to Tibet on a Budget

If you are planning a trip to Tibet and are traveling on a limited budget, then there are some things you should know about traveling to the region that can help make your budget stretch to accommodate all your needs. There are several ways to reduce your travel costs for a trip to Tibet to...
Choosing a Hotel in Lhasa with a Potala Palace View

Choosing a Hotel in Lhasa with a Potala Palace View

One of the most important things for many travelers around the world is the view from their hotel rooms. A good view can make all the difference, and in Lhasa, the best views are those of the Potala Palace, the iconic red and white palace that sits overlooking the city. Best Hotels with Potala Palace...
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...
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