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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...
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...
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...
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...
Lhamo La-Tso – The Oracle Lake

Lhamo La-Tso – The Oracle Lake

Hidden away in the mountains of eastern Lhasa-Tsetang is Lhamo La-Tso, the oracle lake of Gyelmo Makzorma, the wrathful face of the deity Palden Lhamo. It is one of the most sacred lakes in U-Tsang among hundreds of lakes. The Dalai Lamas traditionally visit the lake to seek visions and guidance from the deity; the...
Kongpo (Nyingtri) - Tibet Attraction

Kongpo (Nyingtri) – Tibet Attraction

Kongpo is a large traditional territory in southwestern Kham, but the name Kongpo is no longer official as Nyingtri(Linchi) displaced it over the same territory. The place goes back in history as early as the first king of the Yarlung dynasty. It had many roles in all aspects; culture, language, and ecology. It has most...
Planning a Budget Tour to Tibet

Planning a Budget Tour to Tibet

Taking up the idea of traveling to Tibet can be already expensive enough, Tibet travel regulations only allow foreigners to travel to Tibet on an organized tour with a hired guide, a private vehicle, and a driver. The fact that Tibet is still a remote place and still operates on rough roads and under a...
Tibet Trekking

Tibet Trekking

Nestled in the shadows of the Himalayan Mountains, Tibet has always been a land of mysticism and spirituality. With its breathtaking landscape and unique culture, Tibet trekking has always drawn adventurers to its high plateau for the landscape, the mountains, its immense lakes, and its sacred monasteries and temples. While backpacking around Tibet is not...
What Makes a Tibet Tour So Unique?

What Makes a Tibet Tour So Unique?

Tibet tour is a very different kind of vacation than you will find anywhere else in the world. Tibet is lying on the high-altitude plateau in the far west of China, this unique region is renowned for its Buddhism practices, which are an integral part of the Tibetan culture. For the Tibetan people, their Buddhist...
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