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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Top Places to Travel in Tibet in 2020

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...
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