Full Moon Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

Thousands of pilgrims and tourists flock to Tibet to circumambulate Mt Kailash and Mansarovar Lake. The Kailash Mansarovar Yatra is a holy trek for people of many faiths – Hindus, Bons, Jains, and Buddhists. Kailash Mansarovar is to these faiths as Mecca is to Islam. It is believed that the founders of these four religions…

February 22, 2018 BY Kunga

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Top 9 Things to Know Before You Travel to Tibet in 2018

1. Tibetan New Year and Chinese Spring Festival on February 16, 2018 In China, the Tibetan New Year and the Spring Festival are not fixed. Sometimes the difference is two or three days, sometimes a month apart. However, there are overlaps, and it happens to be the same day: February 16, 2018 in Gregorian calendar.…

February 13, 2018 BY Kunga

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How to Avoid Altitude Sickness in Tibet

Tibet is known as the roof of the world, as it is one of the highest places. A trip here is a different experience worth exploring. Tibet comes under the Qinghai- Tibet Plateau, which is the most elevated plateau in the world with an average elevation of 4,500 meters. Tibet’s daring high elevation, easy going…

February 1, 2018 BY Kunga

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How to Plan a Budget Tour to Tibet

Want to visit Tibet, but you are tight on your budget? Fret not, planning your trip on a budget will allow you to enjoy the adventure and experiences as much as a traveler who spends big bucks. You will notice that when on a budget you will not only enjoy life like a local in…

January 30, 2018 BY Kunga

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Top Seven Things to Experience around Mount Kailash

In the far west of Tibet, in Ngari Prefecture lies the most sacred mountain in the world, the holy Mount Kailash. Considered sacred in four religions – Buddhism, Hinduism, Jjainism, and Bonpo – Mount Kailash is the most popular place for pilgrims, who travel there throughout the year to pray at the mountain and circumambulate…

January 25, 2018 BY Kunga

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Ultimate Guide to Xining Lhasa Overland Tour via Qinghai Tibet Highway

Starting from Xining in Qinghai Province of China, the Qinghai Tibet Highway is the longest and highest asphalt highway in the world, stretching for 1,937 kilometers up to and across the Tibetan Plateau. With an average elevation of over 4,000 meters, this 10-meter wide road winds its way along almost the same route as the…

January 23, 2018 BY Kunga

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