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How to Get to Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarovar?

How to Get to Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarovar?

Mount Kailash is a massive pyramid of black rock covered with snow. It is considered the center of the universe, known as the legendary Mount Meru in Buddhism and Jainism, and the home of Lord Shiva in Hinduism. A unique mountain in the range, it stands tall above its counterparts at an altitude of 6,638...
Tibet Trekking at Mount Kailash

Tibet Trekking at Mount Kailash

Mt. Kailash tour, as discussed many times before is one of the most fascinating and adventurous walks in Tibet tours and even used to be in the top lists of wilderness walks in the world. At an altitude of 6,714m, Kailash kora dominates 3 days of walks among wilderness and adventures in the snow. Active...
FAQs About Mt. Kailash Tour

FAQs About Mt. Kailash Tour

To enlighten you a few bits about Mt. Kailash, not only the peak is the holiest pilgrimage site for Buddhists, Hindus, Jains and Bons, but it also attracts quite a crowd of tourists of others beliefs on non-religious purposes. It is the prime site in the west Tibet, but most of our clients don’t take...
A Complete Guide to Visiting Lhasa 2021 – Part I

A Complete Guide to Visiting Lhasa 2021 – Part I

The capital city and administrative center of the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR), Lhasa is one of the highest cities in the world and is the world’s highest capital city. It receives thousands of visitors every year and visiting Lhasa is dream come true for most the Tibetans in Kham and Amdo regions.  At an altitude...
Why Tibet Tour is a Good Hunt for Photography

Why Tibet Tour is a Good Hunt for Photography

Most of our clients and to-be-clients urge to come to Tibet for many reasons and features Tibet offers. One of the top reasons is Photography. Every place and nation has its own unique culture, history, and architecture, but Tibet, as the roof of the world, has a unique landscape, weather, and a strange way of...
Buddhist Stupas-Tibet

Buddhist Stupas-Tibet

Tibetan buddhist stupa are symbolise of Buddha’s body, speech and mind. When the historical Buddha was cremated, his body was placed in a traditional Indian funeral cask to be cremated. This cask is called a Stupa ( in Tibetan we called it Choten). It has subsequently become for Buddhist what the cross is for Christian....
Altitude in Tibet – Tibet Travel Information

Altitude in Tibet – Tibet Travel Information

Tibet getting the title ‘Roof of the World’ has brought some spotlight onto the isolated. The Qinghai-Tibet Plateau is known as the highest plateau on earth, with an average altitude of 4500 m. The area is therefore known as ‘the Roof of the World.’ At the lowest altitude, the region in Tibet is Pomi (a...
Favorite Places To Travel around Kham Region

Favorite Places To Travel around Kham Region

The Kham regions are located in the three major provinces of China such as Qinghai province, Sichuan province, and Yunnan Province. There are 3 Tibetan Autonomous Prefectures in those 3 major Provinces of China. The Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, and Dechen Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture are located in Qinghai Province, Sichuan Province,...
3 Days Kailash Kora –  Tibet Trekking 2021

3 Days Kailash Kora – Tibet Trekking 2021

3 Days  Tibet trekking is the easiest and the shortest trekking from Zutulpuk back to Darchen, the journey extends only 14km (but most of Explore Tibet’s Kailash trekking itineraries have shortened the journey by 2km). The only effort of the day would be the 200m descent. The last day trek is most important for Milarepa...
Tibetan Architecture - Wondrous Tibetan Tradition

Tibetan Architecture – Wondrous Tibetan Tradition

As your Tibet tour is going on, one of the most interesting thing you might notice anywhere in Tibet is the architecture, the earliest recorded religious architecture – the Jokhang temple in Lhasa (7th century) owes a lot of its influences from Newari (Nepal) and Pala (Indian) styles. Still, Tibet has gradually grown its own...
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