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What Is Tibet Known For?

What Is Tibet Known For?

Tibet is known as the “Roof of the World”, the “Third Pole”, or the “Land of Snows”. It is one of the most renowned places in the world. Few people have not heard of this land in Asia, the home of Buddhist Monasteries, the vast Himalayan Mountains, hairy yaks, and the beautiful landscape. Believed to...
Is Tibet a safe place to Travel?

Is Tibet a safe place to Travel?

“The journey to Tibet is a long one, often fraught with danger and disaster, from which many men will never return.” While this may have been true for the famous botanist and National Geographic writer, Joseph Rock. When he made his eventful expeditions to Southwest China and Tibet in the early 1920s, these days, there...
How to Plan The Mount Everest Base Camp Tour

How to Plan The Mount Everest Base Camp Tour

The highest mountain peak on the planet, Mount Everest sits a massive 8,848 meters (29,029 feet) and is one of the most visited locations on the Tibetan plateau. Sitting on the border between Nepal and China’s Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR), this huge mountain can be visited from either side and has base camps both in...
How to Find the Best Bargain Air Tickets to Tibet

How to Find the Best Bargain Air Tickets to Tibet

A trip to the roof of the world is one of the most amazing adventures in Asia, and with flights to Tibet taking from as little as 90 minutes to reach the capital’s Gonggar International Airport, flying is the fastest way to get to Lhasa and your Tibetan experience. For travelers with limited time on...
Spectacular Scenery of the Qinghai Tibet Railway to Lhasa

Spectacular Scenery of the Qinghai Tibet Railway to Lhasa

The Qinghai Tibet Railway, which runs from Xining in Qinghai Province to Lhasa in the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR), is the world’s highest railway and the main train route to Lhasa from mainland China. Stretching for 1,956 kilometers across the vast Qinghai Tibet Plateau, this unique railway is a massive feat of engineering and an...
International Food in the Lhasa

International Food in the Lhasa

For thousands of years, Yak meat, mutton, yogurt, and tsampa have been the staple diets of all Tibetans. Healthy and nutritious, Tibetan food has developed over the millennia to become the foods that we know in Tibet today. However, while many Tibetans are still happily eating tsampa and dried yak meat, there are those that...
Pricing announcement of animal’s transportation services by Tibet Mount Kailash Pilgrim Service Company

Pricing announcement of animal’s transportation services by Tibet Mount Kailash Pilgrim Service Company

This is to announce all the tourists, group of people or private that as per the Republic Of China’s Pricing law and the decision that made from concerned pricing department through their official research about the price of the animal’s transport services at Mt. Kailash The Tibet Mount Kailash Pilgrim Service Company had reported these...
Where to Stay on a Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Tour

Where to Stay on a Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Tour

Hotel facilities in Tibet are not as good as in other countries, and the further west you head, the lower the quality of accommodation becomes. While you can easily find four and five-star hotels in cities like Lhasa and Shigatse, once you head out into the hinterlands of the plateau, accommodation is mostly hostels and...
Top Five Festivals in Tibet in Summer

Top Five Festivals in Tibet in Summer

Tibet is a land where Buddhist and cultural festivals happen all year round, from the first festival of Losar, or Tibetan New Year, to the Tsongkhapa Butter Lamp Festival that celebrates the founder of the Gelug School of Tibetan Buddhism. The festivals in Tibet are very unique and especially in the summer. Summer is actually...
Top 10 Places to Visit in Tibet

Top 10 Places to Visit in Tibet

Tibet is a unique land that lies on the world’s highest plateau in western China. An ancient civilization, the Tibetan people have been living on this high-altitude plateau for thousands of years. A devout Buddhist people, the Tibetan culture is wholly unique in that it is intertwined with the Tibetan Buddhist religion in such a...
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