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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. The 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,...
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 pushing...
Why should  you travel to Lhasa with your family?

Why should you travel to Lhasa with your family?

For kids and adults alike, Tibet is an exciting and unparalleled adventure to the roof of the world, with the most popular place to visit is Mount Everest. However, it is not always possible to visit the world’s highest mountain. And for those families that cannot make that long journey. The best option is a...
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...
Top Sites to visit in Tibet for tourists

Top Sites to visit in Tibet for tourists

Tibet is a land of mythology and mysticism. In which the culture and religious devotion have barely changed since the ancient days of their ancestors. A hugely devout Buddhist region, Tibet has become a popular place to visit in Southeast Asia. It received millions of tourists, both international and domestic, heading for the high-altitude plateau...
The Best Time to Visit Lhasa

The Best Time to Visit Lhasa

Lhasa is the capital city and center of the regional administration for the Tibet Autonomous Region. The city is located on the banks of the Kyi River in the south-central area of the Tibetan plateau. It is one of the largest tributaries of the Yarlung Zangbo River, also known as the Brahmaputra.  The city is...
A Complete Guide to Visiting Lhasa – Part 2

A Complete Guide to Visiting Lhasa – Part 2

A guide to visiting Lhasa for a tour of Lhasa that includes Lake Namtso means choosing both the tour operator and the right tour that will suit your needs and requirements. With thousands of tour operators online, this can be a confusing and complex matter. And there are a number of different tours that you...
A Complete Guide to Visiting Lhasa – Part I

A Complete Guide to Visiting Lhasa – Part I

The capital city and administrative center of the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR), Lhasa is one of the highest cities in the world and is the world’s highest capital city. It receives thousands of visitors every year and visiting Lhasa is dream come true for most the Tibetans in Kham and Amdo regions.  At an altitude...
How to avoid Altitude sickness

How to avoid Altitude sickness

Altitude sickness is one of the most irritating problems of traveling to the high altitudes of the Tibetan plateau. For many people, arriving in Lhasa often means feeling the symptoms of altitude sickness, from the mildest symptom of a headache to nausea, dizziness, and sleepless nights that can happen. Altitude Sickness is actually a milder...
How to get the Tibet travel permit | Tibet travel

How to get the Tibet travel permit | Tibet travel

How to get the Tibet Travel Permit? Tibet is often known as the “Roof of the World”, and is a popular place for travelers to visit to learn more about the unique Tibetan culture, immerse themselves in the divine Tibetan Buddhism, or just go sightseeing around the countless lakes, mountains and monasteries that can be...
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