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Tibetan Architecture - Wondrous Tibetan Tradition

Tibetan Architecture – Wondrous Tibetan Tradition

As your Tibet tour is going on, one of the most interesting thing you might notice anywhere in Tibet is the architecture, the earliest recorded religious architecture – the Jokhang temple in Lhasa (7th century) owes a lot of its influences from Newari (Nepal) and Pala (Indian) styles. Still, Tibet has gradually grown its own...
Lhamo La-Tso – The Oracle Lake

Lhamo La-Tso – The Oracle Lake

Hidden away in the mountains of eastern Lhasa-Tsetang is Lhamo La-Tso, the oracle lake of Gyelmo Makzorma, the wrathful face of the deity Palden Lhamo. It is one of the most sacred lakes in U-Tsang among hundreds of lakes. The Dalai Lamas traditionally visit the lake to seek visions and guidance from the deity; the...
How to travel to Tibet from Xining

How to travel to Tibet from Xining

Xining city is the capital city of Qinghai province. It has a history of over 2000years. Xining is the gateway to travel between Tibet and the Gansu Province. Once, it was the commercial hub on the Hexi Corridor caravan route to Tibet. The timbers, wools, and salt were the main commercial products the trade in...
Gyantse Damag (Horse Racing Festival)

Gyantse Damag (Horse Racing Festival)

Gyantse County Gyantse as a county is small but a vivacious small town with lots of activities and sites to see around for pilgrims. The only probable site you’ll see is the Gyantse Kumbum Chorten (Stupa) and the monastery next to it. But if you happen to take your Tibet tour around mid-July this summer,...
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...
9 Important Tips for Travel Tibet With Small Kids

9 Important Tips for Travel Tibet With Small Kids

Some people don’t recommend bringing children to travel to Tibet because the climate and generally harsher conditions in Tibet may not be ideal for young children. Besides, kids are usually getting more tired during the journey, and the constant complaining about being uncomfortable will affect your tour experiences. Traveling with small children to Tibet has...
How to plan a trip to Tibet?

How to plan a trip to Tibet?

Tibet is the dream destination for most travelers out there, and plans a trip to Tibet is the most decisive destination. You might have heard how difficult it is to travel to Tibet and how expensive it is. Here I will give you all the necessary guides and tips to plan a trip to Tibet...
How To Take The Tibet Train to Lhasa?

How To Take The Tibet Train to Lhasa?

How to take the Tibet Train to Lhasa Tibet, the roof of the world and a hugely popular tourist destination, has various routes to use to get there. While flying from Nepal or China is a fast way to get there, it can never beat traveling by train. The scenery along the Qinghai-Tibet Railway is...
Traveling to Tibet from China by Train

Traveling to Tibet from China by Train

Traveling to Tibet is one of the world’s greatest journeys, heading for the highest plateau on the planet. Traveling by train along the Qinghai Tibet Railway from mainland China to Lhasa makes this amazing journey even more spectacular. Trains run to Tibet from mainland China from seven different gateway cities. Which gives you a wide...
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