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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...
Manasarovar Lake – One of the Great Three Holy Lakes of Tibet

Manasarovar Lake – One of the Great Three Holy Lakes of Tibet

One of three sacred lakes in Tibet, Lake Manasarovar, which lies in the far west of Tibet, close to the sacred Mount Kailash, is one of the highest lakes in the world, lying at an altitude of around 4,590 meters above sea level. Located in the Ngari Prefecture in western Tibet, Lake Manasarovar, also known...
Things You Might Not Know for a Tibet Tour

Things You Might Not Know for a Tibet Tour

Traveling to Tibet is very different from anywhere else on the planet. This unique destination has some rules and requirements that you will not find with other holiday destinations, both in Asia and around the world. As an autonomous region of China, Tibet is a destination that requires certain permits and passes to get to,...
How to Apply for the Tibet Travel Permit

How to Apply for the Tibet Travel Permit

One of the main permits for travel to Tibet is the Tibet Travel Permit, sometimes known as the Tibet Tourism Board Permit. It is a must for all travelers to Tibet from outside China. International travelers must all have a Tibet Travel Permit in order to get into and travel around Tibet, and the only...
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 Get to Tibet From Hong Kong

How to Get to Tibet From Hong Kong

Hong Kong is lying on the delta of the Pearl River in southern China. It is one of the easiest ways to get into China for international tourists. A major international tourist destination itself, traveling to Tibet from Hong Kong is one of the easiest ways to get to the roof of the world. And...
Traveling in Tibet in Winter

Traveling in Tibet in Winter

When I told my friends that I planned to spend over a week-of my winter holiday in Tibet, most thought that I was nuts. Summer, with its warmer weather, is supposedly the best time to-see Lhasa and its surroundings. But, the more I read about traveling to Tibet in summer, crowds of Chinese tourists pushing...
How to Get to Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarovar?

How to Get to Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarovar?

Mount Kailash is a huge pyramid of black rock cover with snow. It is considered to be 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...
Best places to visit for your first Tibet tour

Best places to visit for your first Tibet tour

Tibet is one of the world’s most mystical and mysterious lands, one in which much of the culture is the same now as it was a thousand years ago. A massively Buddhist land, Tibet is one of the most popular places to visit in Asia. It receives millions of tourists flocking to the region every...
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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