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Manasarovar Lake – One of the Great Three Holy Lakes of Tibet

Manasarovar Lake – One of the Great Three Holy Lakes of Tibet

One of three sacred lakes in Tibet, Lake Manasarovar, which lies in the far west of Tibet, close to the sacred Mount Kailash, is one of the highest lakes in the world, lying at an altitude of around 4,590 meters above sea level. Located in the Ngari Prefecture in western Tibet, Lake Manasarovar, also known...
What Makes a Tibet Tour So Unique?

What Makes a Tibet Tour So Unique?

Tibet tour is a very different kind of vacation than you will find anywhere else in the world. Tibet is lying on the high-altitude plateau in the far west of China, this unique region is renowned for its Buddhism practices, which are an integral part of the Tibetan culture. For the Tibetan people, their Buddhist...
Tibet Winter Tours for budget travelers

Tibet Winter Tours for budget travelers

With the tail end of autumn already in sight, and winter now on its way on the high Tibetan plateau, now is the time to book that stunning Tibet winter tour. Winter in Tibet is the low season for tourism and is a great time to travel to the plateau if you are working on...
The Life of the Tibetan Nomads

The Life of the Tibetan Nomads

Once upon a time, high on the Tibetan plateau, nomads roamed the lands with their herds of yaks, drifting across the vast landscape with no specific place to call their home. Traveling from one grazing land to the next, these ancient herders lived as nomads on the plateau, setting up camp wherever there was lush...
The Highest Mountains in Tibet, China

The Highest Mountains in Tibet, China

Tibet is filled with mountains, from the most famous in the world to the most sacred, and all are stunning sights for the eye to behold. Mount Everest towers above the rest of the massive Himalayas like a big brother standing guard over smaller siblings. Everest is not the only high mountain that resides partially...
Best Time to Travel Lhasa, Mt Everest, and Mt Kailash | Explore Tibet

Best Time to Travel Lhasa, Mt Everest, and Mt Kailash | Explore Tibet

Travel to Tibet can be done at almost any time of year, with the exception of February and March. These two months there are restrictions for foreign tourism, as it is the time of Losar, the Tibetan New Year. For most travelers to Tibet, there are three main things they want to see. Always top...
How To Travel Tibet On A Budget - Explore Tibet

How To Travel Tibet On A Budget – Explore Tibet

Travel to Tibet can be done in one of two ways; by flight or by train. Traveling by train from one of the seven gateway cities in China can make a big difference. There are two types of sleeper cabins on the trains from China to Tibet; Soft Sleepers and Hard Sleepers. In order to...
Tibet Winter Tours Give More Insight Into the Tibetan Culture | Explore Tibet

Tibet Winter Tours Give More Insight Into the Tibetan Culture | Explore Tibet

Most tourists to Tibet visit in the high season, from May to October, when the temperatures are warmer and the landscape is green and healthy, with lush prairies and verdant forests. However, winter is one of the best times to take a trip to Tibet, and it is not as cold as you might think....
Palden Lhamo Festival – Tibetan Festival

Palden Lhamo Festival – Tibetan Festival

Tibetan Buddhism has many festivals celebrating the births and mourning the deaths of many great Buddhism scholars and teachers Gautama Buddha, Tsongkhapa, Padmasambhava, Palden Lhamo etc. Most of Tibetan Festivals include quite a number of rituals and visits to the monastery of the specified festival i.e. Ganden Monastery on Tibetan Butter Lamp festival (Ganden Ngacho  aka...
Tidrum Nunnery – Tibet Attraction

Tidrum Nunnery – Tibet Attraction

Tibetan Buddhism has a unique take on the nunneries in Tibet and other such smaller sites. They get all sorts of visitors from all around Tibet, and some tourists get there to choose a unique itinerary for a Tibet private tour. Most of them are visibly isolated, still barely touched by the modern world of...
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