What to Pack for Lhasa Tour

Packing for a trip to Lhasa is a lot more important than many people think. You need to ensure that you have the appropriate clothing and gear for the time of year you are traveling. The climate of the capital city varies greatly from season to season, so here is a basic rundown on the…

June 9, 2020 BY Kunga

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How to Plan a Tibet EBC Tour with the Least Altitude Sickness

Planning a tour of Tibet usually means you will have to plan for getting altitude sickness when you arrive. Almost everyone experiences this to some degree, but there are ways that you can reduce your own risk of altitude sickness on your trip to Lhasa and Everest Base Camp. Here we have several options for…

May 8, 2020 BY Kunga

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Best Restaurants in Lhasa

As the capital of Tibet, Lhasa has numerous restaurants serving authentic Tibetan cuisine. Foreign dishes, like western, Nepalese, and Indian, are also available in Lhasa due to its flouring tourism and boarding location. When traveling in Lhasa, having delicious meals at restaurants with the pleasant ambiance is the icing on the cake. Tibetan food With…

April 17, 2020 BY Kunga

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Restrictions You Should Know Before Visiting Tibet

Different from other places in China that are easy and convenient to go, there are some restrictions to travel Tibet such as Tibet Travel Permit and traveling with tour agency. Knowing these restrictions before visiting Tibet and making plans in advance will assure a smooth and pleasant Tibet trip for you. Independent travel is not…

April 2, 2020 BY Kunga

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Sakya Monastery, Do I Need to Add it to My Tibet Trip or Not?

Sakya Monastery is the seat of the Sakya Sect, one of the four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism. Situated at about 4,300 meters on the way from Shigatse to Lhatse, this monastery is quite worth visiting especially for those heading for Everest Base Camp. Introduction of Sakya Monastery Located around 130 kilometers to the west…

March 20, 2020 BY Kunga

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Is Staying Overnight at EBC during a Kathmandu-Lhasa Tour Recommended?

As the world’s highest mountain, the majestic Mount Everest has attracted more and more tourists from around the world. When doing a Nepal-Tibet overland tour, visiting Mount Everest is a high priority to road trippers. Regarding that, Everest Base Camp (EBC) seems a logical destination for an overnight stay. However, sleeping at EBC isn’t recommended…

February 28, 2020 BY Kunga

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Having Seen Mt. Everest in Nepal, do I Still Need to Visit EBC in Tibet?

Standing as high as 8,848 m (29,029 ft) above sea level, Mt. Everset is Earth’s highest mountain and attracts tourists all over the world. Located on the border of Tibet and Nepal with its north face in Tibet and the south face in Nepal, the part in Tibet is universally referred to the “North Slope” while the…

February 14, 2020 BY Kunga

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