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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...
Sacred Mountains in Tibetan Buddhism

Sacred Mountains in Tibetan Buddhism

When it comes to mountains, there is nowhere else in the world like Tibet in terms of the sheer number of high mountains and the immensity of the mountain ranges that are found across the entire Tibetan plateau. The highest plateau in the world has many sacred mountains in Tibet. Tibet is home to several...
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...
Lake Rakshastal – The Ghost Lake of Tibet

Lake Rakshastal – The Ghost Lake of Tibet

Far out in the west of Tibet, in Burang County of Ngari Prefecture, lie two lakes, side by side. While one is renowned as a sacred lake conceived in the mind of Lord Shiva, the other is said to have been created by Ravana after being granted his wish by Lord Shiva. Lake Manasarovar and...
Tibet Autonomous Region vs. the Tibetan Area

Tibet Autonomous Region vs. the Tibetan Area

There is a big difference in the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) and the Tibetan Area when it comes to travel to Tibet. When you say Tibet, most people think you are referring to the TAR. However, there are also areas outside the TAR where Tibetan people live, which were once parts of what was originally...
How to Customize Tibet Tours 2019

How to Customize Tibet Tours 2019

Ever since Tibet was finally opened up to foreign tourists and travelers in 1985, it has been the dream of thousands of people around the world to travel to this high-altitude land of massive mountains and devout Buddhism. Traveling on private and small group tours to this Land of Snows has become a popular means...
Spring is in the air as Tibet opens for the 2019 Tourist Season

Spring is in the air as Tibet opens for the 2019 Tourist Season

Spring is in the air, and in Tibet, that means the start of warmer weather, new growth, blooming trees and flowers, and most of all, the start of the tourist season. Since February, there has been no international tourism in Tibet, due to the closure of the region for the Losar (New Year) celebrations. As...
Tibetan Tour Operators in Tibet

Tibetan Tour Operators in Tibet

Tibet is one of the most amazing and adventurous destinations of China and traveling to Tibet can be an expensive trip. Taking a tour to the Roof of the World is an unforgettable experience, and is not the easiest vacation to arrange. Since all international tourists are required to be on a pre-arranged Tibet tour,...
Is Drinking Water Safe in Tibet?

Is Drinking Water Safe in Tibet?

Traveling to Tibet is an amazing experience, with the high mountains and the stunning lakes. Tibet is known for being the major water source for billions of people throughout Asia, and with six of Asia’s longest rivers originating on the high-altitude plateau, drinking water in Tibet is never really much of a problem. Aside from...
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...
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