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How Do I Get a Tibet Travel Permit?

How Do I Get a Tibet Travel Permit?

When Tibet was first opened up for tourists back in the 1980s, traveling to Tibet was simple. You merely needed a passport, a Chinese Entry Visa, and a small and inexpensive Tibet travel permit, and could travel around the region without any problems. In 1985, China opened up Tibet to tourism, and the Tibet Travel...
Tibet Travel Advice

Tibet Travel Advice

Travel to Tibet is one of the most amazing journeys you can make in your lifetime. Tibet the land of snow, lying on the high-altitude Qinghai Tibet Plateau. This mystical and mysterious land, which had been isolated for centuries from the outside world. It has become a Mecca for tourists from all over the world....
Traveling to Tibet from China by Train

Traveling to Tibet from China by Train

Traveling to Tibet is one of the world’s greatest journeys, heading for the highest plateau on the planet. Traveling by train along the Qinghai Tibet Railway from mainland China to Lhasa makes this amazing journey even more spectacular. Trains run to Tibet from mainland China from seven different gateway cities, which gives you a wide...
Is Tibet a safe place to Travel?

Is Tibet a safe place to Travel?

“The journey to Tibet is a long one, often fraught with danger and disaster, from which many men will never return.” While this may have been true for the famous botanist and National Geographic writer, Joseph Rock. When he made his eventful expeditions to Southwest China and Tibet in the early 1920s, these days, there...
Traveling from Nepal to Tibet

Traveling from Nepal to Tibet

The route from Nepal to Tibet is one of the most spectacular routes in the world, traveling from the stunning Kathmandu Valley in Nepal over the mighty Himalayas. By crossing the vast Tibetan plateau through Lhasa along the renowned Friendship Highway, and continuing along the famous Sichuan Tibet Highway. Finally can enter into the Mainland...
Tibet Train Ticket FAQs

Tibet Train Ticket FAQs

The trains to Tibet from the seven gateway cities across China have four classes of tickets, though you will only find three advertised. Officially, there are only three classes of Tickets, Soft Sleeper, hard Sleeper, and Hard Seat, but unofficially, there is also the “unreserved” class of ticket, which you can get only at the...
Traveling to Tibet from Nepal or from China?

Traveling to Tibet from Nepal or from China?

Planning a trip to Tibet is not as hard as many people think, and with our excellent advisors. We can help with the planning of the trip, including where you want to go, how to get there, where to stay whilst in Tibet, and many other things. Booking a tour in the land of snows...
Tips and Advice for Trip To Tibet

Tips and Advice for Trip To Tibet

Tibet Autonomous Region is the westernmost region of China. It lies on the high-altitude Tibetan plateau, the highest plateau in the world with an average elevation of more than 4,800 meters. A trip to Tibet is like no other vacation in the world, lying on the roof of the world, high above any other land...
How to Plan a Lhasa to Kathmandu Motorcycle Tour

How to Plan a Lhasa to Kathmandu Motorcycle Tour

Probably the greatest experience on two wheels in the world, a trip across the vast Tibetan plateau on a motorcycle is an adventure that no right-minded biker could pass up. For motorbike riders, there is nothing that could equal the experience of riding your bike from Lhasa to Kathmandu, crossing the vast arid plains and high-altitude...
The Best Time to Visit Lhasa

The Best Time to Visit Lhasa

Lhasa is the capital city and center of the regional administration for the Tibet Autonomous Region. The city is located on the banks of the Kyi River in the south-central area of the Tibetan plateau. It is one of the largest tributaries of the Yarlung Zangbo River, also known as the Brahmaputra.  The city is...
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