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What is the Chinese Group Visa?

What is the Chinese Group Visa?

As part of the People’s Republic of China, before you can travel to Tibet, or even book a Tibet tour in most cases, you will need to have a visa for visiting China. Tibet Autonomous Region is the only strictly controlled area of China where additional permits are required for travel. The Chinese group visa...
How Do I Get a Tibet Travel Permit?

How Do I Get a Tibet Travel Permit?

When Tibet was first opened up for tourists back in the 1980s, traveling to Tibet was simple. You merely needed a passport, a Chinese Entry Visa, and a small and inexpensive Tibet travel permit, and could travel around the region without any problems. In 1985, China opened up Tibet to tourism, and the Tibet Travel...
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 travel to Tibet, the roof of the world....
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...
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...
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 Plan a Tibet Motorcycle Tour

How to Plan a Tibet Motorcycle Tour

Probably it is the greatest experience on two wheels in the world. A trip across the vast Tibetan plateau on a motorcycle is an adventure that no right-minded biker could pass up. For motorbike riders, there is nothing that could equal the experience of riding your bike across the Tibetan plateau. By crossing the vast...
The Religious Legends of Mount Kailash

The Religious Legends of Mount Kailash

Lying far out in the west of Tibet, the highest peak of the Gangdise Mountains. Mount Kailash is considered as the most sacred mountain in the world. Sitting at an altitude of 6,638 meters above sea level. The stunning peak of this unique pyramid-shaped mountain has never been conquered by modern man. In fact, only...
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...
Tibetan Railways – Three New Rail Lines for Tibet

Tibetan Railways – Three New Rail Lines for Tibet

The Qinghai-Tibet Railway is the most famous railway in the world. It is a high-elevation railway that connects Tibet with the rest of China. Despite many experts saying it could not be done, the section from Xining to Golmud was completed in 1984. 22 years later, after the development of new methods of railway construction...
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