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Prostrating Pilgrims: Gaining Merit Towards Enlightenment

Prostrating Pilgrims: Gaining Merit Towards Enlightenment

In Tibetan Buddhism, there are two popular ways of accumulating religious merit: prostrations and pilgrimages. A full prostration requires a pilgrim to put both knees, elbows, and forehead on the ground to show veneration of the Lord Buddha, his teachings, and the community. At the same time, pilgrimages require Tibetans to travel to holy sites...
Top Buddhist sites in Lhasa

Top Buddhist sites in Lhasa

All the Tibet tours start from Lhasa in Tibet. Tibet has a long history and many attractions. Each itinerary has listed many attractions for you to visit. However, here are the top Buddhist sites in Lhasa that must-visit while in Tibet, mostly Buddhist sites and located in and around Lhasa. If you could spend two...
Choose the Right Tibet Tours for You

Choose the Right Tibet Tours for You

Tibet is huge, and seeing everything it has to offer in one Tibet tour is not possible. So choosing the right Tibet tours are important for travelers. Your best bet is to identify what aspect of Tibet draws you to visit our homeland and plan your trip around that. But even that sometimes isn’t so...
The historical Barkhor Street

The historical Barkhor Street

The Barkhor Street is the area surrounding the Jokhang Temple in the heart of Lhasa, Tibet. It is considered one of the oldest streets in the city, dating back to the time as early as when Jokhang Temple was built. With its ancient history and importance to Tibetans’ spiritual life, it is one of the...
When is the best time to visit Tibet?

When is the best time to visit Tibet?

Set on a high-altitude plateau and among tall mountains, Tibet is one of the new wonders of the modern tourist world. And once the harshness of winter is over, it is a great place to visit around Tibet. Whether you want to trek the mountains’ slopes or visit the base-camp used by the Everest mountaineering...
6 Days Cultural Experience in Tibet.

6 Days Cultural Experience in Tibet.

Tibet tour is one of the most desiring and thrilling, and most foreigners have a huge and big desire to trip around these mountain regions of the Himalayan realm. As many travel agents based in Tibet offer several tours, one new tour has been discovered by Explore Tibet based on our experiences and as be investigated...
How to Travel to Tibet: A Simple Breakdown of Your Options

How to Travel to Tibet: A Simple Breakdown of Your Options

How to travel to Tibet is the most common question. Did you know that there is only one international flight into Tibet? It’s from Kathmandu, Nepal and you need the Tibet Group Visa (different from the Tibet Travel Permit) to even board the flight to Lhasa. Tibet is without a doubt one of the most...
Discover Lhasa- the holy city of Tibet

Discover Lhasa- the holy city of Tibet

Once known as the mysterious capital city of the forbidden Kingdom of Tibet, Lhasa today has became one of the top travel destinations of the world. It is like your gateway to explore Tibet, the experience so thrilling and unforgettable that you will cherish for all your life. Located at an altitude of 3,490 metres...
Reopening of Tibet Attractions After Lockdown

Reopening of Tibet Attractions After Lockdown

The Ministry of Culture and Tourism and National Health Commission had made the latest announcement regarding the management of the domestic tourists at the tourist attraction to prevent and control the outbreak of Coronavirus in the region as follow: 1. During the epidemic prevention and control period, the tourist scenic area is only open to...
Choosing a Hotel in Lhasa with a Potala Palace View

Choosing a Hotel in Lhasa with a Potala Palace View

One of the most important things for many travelers around the world is the view from their hotel rooms. A good view can make all the difference, and in Lhasa, the best views are those of the Potala Palace, the iconic red and white palace that sits overlooking the city. Best Hotels with Potala Palace...
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