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Best Priced Tibet  Small Group Tours | Explore Tibet

Best Priced Tibet Small Group Tours | Explore Tibet

The Tibet Autonomous Region of China is one of the most unique places any traveler can visit, and gives one a unique experience of the culture and religion of the Tibetan people. Located high on the Tibetan plateau in the far west of China, the plateau has an average altitude of over 4,000 meters, making...
Responsible Tourism in Tibet

Responsible Tourism in Tibet

Experience Tibet, Protect Tibet The Tibetan plateau is a unique place in the world not only for its spectacular geography but also for the ancient Tibetan and Buddhist culture that has been preserved for centuries by its isolation from the rest of the world. As business and tourism is booming in Tibet, bringing development and...

How to Actually Overcome Altitude Sickness in Tibet

With an average altitude of 4,500 m (14,800 ft), getting Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) on the Tibetan Plateau is not a question of “if” but rather a question of “when.” The general consensus in preventing AMS is to ascend slowly to allow your body to adapt to the decreasing oxygen in the atmosphere. But with...
How to Travel to Tibet: A Simple Breakdown of Your Options

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

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 remarkable places to visit in the world, but it’s also...
Group Tours: Making That Dream Tibet Trip a Reality

Group Tours: Making That Dream Tibet Trip a Reality

Have you been continually shelving that bucket-list trip to Tibet for “some day”? It’s understandable. With the cost of flights, hotels, and transportation in Tibet, it’s easy to rack up a hefty price tag. Plus, researching destinations and finding travel companion takes time. But have you ever thought about doing a group tour? Here are...
How to Choose the Right Tibet Tour for You

How to Choose the Right Tibet Tour for You

Tibet is huge and seeing everything it has to offer in one trip is simply not possible. 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 simple. Going through the spectrum of options available can be...
The 5 Tibet Travel Permits and Visas You'll Need

The 5 Tibet Travel Permits and Visas You’ll Need

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,...
Norbu Lingka - The Summer Palace

Norbu Lingka – The Summer Palace

Among the many historic sites in Lhasa, there is also Norbu Lingka (Jeweled Park), it’s a palace and park, build in 1755 by the 7th Dalai Lama Kalsang Gyatso and completed in 1783 under Jamphel Gyatso, the 8th Dalai Lama. It served as the summer residential palace of the successive Dalai Lamas, it is recognized...
8 Days EBC Exploration - Tibet Tour Itinerary

8 Days EBC Exploration – Tibet Tour Itinerary

This Tibet tour is the most popular adventure tours of all as its visitors cross the Himalayas and get to view the panorama of the world’s highest peaks. The journey starts in Lhasa with two additional day of escorted tour around the city and a little help to acclimatise with the altitude, then moving on to Shigatse...
Simple FAQs about Everest Base Camp

Simple FAQs about Everest Base Camp

Q: How high is the Mt. Everest? A: Mt. Everest is at the elevation of 8,848 m above sea level (doesn’t seem much but yes, it is the highest peak in the world.) Q: Where is Mt. Everest located? A: In general, it’s on the border of Tibet and Nepal, and to be more accurate,...
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