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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...
What To Know Before Visiting The Potala Palace in Tibet

What To Know Before Visiting The Potala Palace in Tibet

What to know before visiting the Potala Palace Before visiting the Potala Palace, it is good to know little about it,  once the seat of the Tibetan government and the winter palace of the Dalai Lama is one of Lhasa’s cardinal landmarks, and the sight of its towering walls reminds one of an ancient fortress....
What do I need to know before traveling to Tibet?

What do I need to know before traveling to Tibet?

Traveling to Tibet is one of the most amazing experiences on the planet. Few feelings are comparable to driving through the mighty Himalayas, walking a kora around the world’s most sacred temple in Lhasa, or standing in the shadow of the highest mountain on the planet. A trip to Tibet is filled with wonder and...
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...
Travel to Tibet: Is Tibet a good place to visit?

Travel to Tibet: Is Tibet a good place to visit?

One of the most asked questions by people thinking of travel to Tibet for the first time, few people realize just how amazing Tibet is. A land of extremes, in the landscapes, culture, religion, and weather. There is no place on the planet quite like Tibet. And while some will tell you that visiting Tibet...
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...
Tibet Travel Experience

Tibet Travel Experience

Traveling to the Tibet Autonomous Region, the part of China that lies on the world’s highest plateau, is an amazing experience of high mountains, unique culture, strange landscapes, and ancient Buddhist beliefs. Touring on the Tibetan plateau is an experience unlike any other in the world. Sitting on the Roof of the World, this vast...
What to Pack for a Tibet Tour

What to Pack for a Tibet Tour

Packing for a trip to Tibet is a lot more important than many people think. You need to ensure that you have the appropriate clothing and gear for the time of year you are traveling, as well as for where you are going. The climate of the plateau varies greatly, so here is a basic...
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...
Touring Tibet in the Summer “Rainy” Season

Touring Tibet in the Summer “Rainy” Season

The high season for tourism in Tibet normally runs from April to November, with the peak months from June to October, which includes the rainy season in Tibet. And while it may be rainy, Tibet sees very little in the way of actual rain, making it a good time to visit the plateau region. Summer...
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