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Spectacular Scenery of the Qinghai Tibet Railway to Lhasa

Spectacular Scenery of the Qinghai Tibet Railway to Lhasa

The Qinghai Tibet Railway, which runs from Xining in Qinghai Province to Lhasa in the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR), is the world’s highest railway and the main train route to Lhasa from mainland China. Stretching for 1,956 kilometers across the vast Qinghai Tibet Plateau, this unique railway is a massive feat of engineering and an...
International Food in the Lhasa

International Food in the Lhasa

For thousands of years, Yak meat, mutton, yogurt, and tsampa have been the staple diets of all Tibetans. Healthy and nutritious, Tibetan food has developed over the millennia to become the foods that we know in Tibet today. However, while many Tibetans are still happily eating tsampa and dried yak meat, there are those that...
Where to Stay on a Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Tour

Where to Stay on a Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Tour

Hotel facilities in Tibet are not as good as in other countries, and the further west you head, the lower the quality of accommodation becomes. While you can easily find four and five-star hotels in cities like Lhasa and Shigatse, once you head out into the hinterlands of the plateau, accommodation is mostly hostels and...
Tibet Autonomous Region vs. the Tibetan Area

Tibet Autonomous Region vs. the Tibetan Area

There is a big difference in the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) and the Tibetan Area when it comes to travel to Tibet. When you say Tibet, most people think you are referring to the TAR. However, there are also areas outside the TAR where Tibetan people live, which were once parts of what was originally...
Top Five Festivals in Tibet in Summer

Top Five Festivals in Tibet in Summer

Tibet is a land where Buddhist and cultural festivals happen all year round, from the first festival of Losar, or Tibetan New Year, to the Tsongkhapa Butter Lamp Festival that celebrates the founder of the Gelug School of Tibetan Buddhism. The festivals in Tibet are very unique and especially in the summer. Summer is actually...
Top 10 Places to Visit in Tibet

Top 10 Places to Visit in Tibet

Tibet is a unique land that lies on the world’s highest plateau in western China. An ancient civilization, the Tibetan people have been living on this high-altitude plateau for thousands of years. A devout Buddhist people, the Tibetan culture is wholly unique in that it is intertwined with the Tibetan Buddhist religion in such a...
Top selling Tibet tours in 2019

Top selling Tibet tours in 2019

Tibet is one of the most outstanding tourist destinations in the world. Lying on the high-altitude Qinghai Tibet Plateau, the highest plateau in the world, this unique region is a land of high mountains and lush deep valleys, of huge sacred lakes and holy monasteries, and of ancient Buddhist temples and devout Buddhist people. A...
How to Customize Tibet Tours 2019

How to Customize Tibet Tours 2019

Ever since Tibet was finally opened up to foreign tourists and travelers in 1985, it has been the dream of thousands of people around the world to travel to this high-altitude land of massive mountains and devout Buddhism. Traveling on private and small group tours to this Land of Snows has become a popular means...
Lalu Wetlands in Lhasa

Lalu Wetlands in Lhasa

Many of the tourists that come to this high-altitude region stay in Lhasa, experiencing the heartland of Tibet for a few days. And this city on the roof of the world is one of the most amazing on the planet, with a multitude of attractions to visit. It is more amazing than the spectacular Lalu...
Spring is in the air as Tibet opens for the 2019 Tourist Season

Spring is in the air as Tibet opens for the 2019 Tourist Season

Spring is in the air, and in Tibet, that means the start of warmer weather, new growth, blooming trees and flowers, and most of all, the start of the tourist season. Since February, there has been no international tourism in Tibet, due to the closure of the region for the Losar (New Year) celebrations. As...
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