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Lake Rakshastal – The Ghost Lake of Tibet

Lake Rakshastal – The Ghost Lake of Tibet

Far out in the west of Tibet, in Burang County of Ngari Prefecture, lie two lakes, side by side. While one is renowned as a sacred lake conceived in the mind of Lord Shiva, the other is said to have been created by Ravana after being granted his wish by Lord Shiva. Lake Manasarovar and...
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...
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...
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...
Trekking in Tibet in Spring 2019– The Best Spring Trekking Routes

Trekking in Tibet in Spring 2019– The Best Spring Trekking Routes

Spring is the start of the main tourist season in Tibet and is one of the best times of year to go trekking on the plateau. With mild weather and temperatures that are just starting to warm up, not to mention that there is almost no rain for the two months of spring from April...
Tibetan Tour Operators in Tibet

Tibetan Tour Operators in Tibet

Tibet is one of the most amazing and adventurous destinations of China and traveling to Tibet can be an expensive trip. Taking a tour to the Roof of the World is an unforgettable experience, and is not the easiest vacation to arrange. Since all international tourists are required to be on a pre-arranged Tibet tour,...
The 5 Tibet Travel Permits and Visas You'll Need to Explore Tibet

The 5 Tibet Travel Permits and Visas You’ll Need to Explore Tibet

Traveling to Tibet can seem as daunting as climbing Mount Everest. Since the social unrest in 2008, any form of travel in and out of Tibet has been closely monitored. Visitors must now arrange travel plans through a Tibetan tour agency to obtain the necessary permits and visas. To check off everything off your list,...
Chongqing to Shigatse Flight

Chongqing to Shigatse Flight

The best way to travel to Tibet from mainland China is by flight for those who have time constraint. There are many flights operated from mainland China to Lhasa, the capital City of Tibet Autonomous Region. However, recently there has been a direct flight from Chongqing to Shigatse, four flights per week. Which is on...
Top Five Free Things To Do In Lhasa

Top Five Free Things To Do In Lhasa

Tibet is notorious for being an expensive place to visit – current requirements are a pre-arranged tour including a Tibetan tour guide, Tibet travel permits, and sometimes a car and driver depending on your itinerary. Choosing the right Tibet tour package for your visit Tibet is very important. However, it shouldn’t be cut off your...
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