Is It Worth Visiting Ruins of Guge Kingdom?

Guge Kingdom is an ancient and prosperous kingdom set up in the far northwest of Tibet in the 10th century. The ruins of Guge Kingdom lies in the area of what is now known as Zanda County in Ngari Prefecture of TAR. Guge Kingdom was founded in around 912 AD by Kyidé Nyima Gön, the…

January 17, 2020 BY Kunga

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Why Golmud to Lhasa Cycling Tour is Very Popular among Chinese Tourists?

Riding a bike from Golmud to Lhasa along Qinghai-Tibet Highway, the Xining to Lhasa section of the G109 National Highway, is a very popular way for the local Chinese tourists to get to the ancient Tibetan capital. Cycling along the Qinghai-Tibet Highway, the vast open road that connects Tibet with mainland China to the northeast,…

January 10, 2020 BY Kunga

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How to Use Your Cellphone and Internet When Traveling in Tibet

Cellphone becomes more and more important to our daily life. When traveling on the high-altitude plateau across the Tibet Autonomous Region, using cellphone is even more important than ever. Modern cellphones are more than just phones. For many people, they are your phone, map, camera, video recorder, notebook, personal organizer, translator, and encyclopedia all rolled…

January 3, 2020 BY Kunga

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5 Tips You Really Need if Planning to Travel Tibet with Kids

Traveling in Tibet is as safe for kids as it is for their parents. While the high Tibetan plateau may be the highest place on the planet, very often, the kids that visit this region are more adaptable and have fewer problems than their parents. As an experienced Tibet travel operator, we have arranged wonderful…

December 27, 2019 BY Kunga

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Sending a Post Card from the Highest Post Office in the World

Sending a postcard from where you have traveled to is very meaningful and romantic in modern times. Everyone loves to send postcards from the places they visit. This has been a tradition for explorers and travelers since postal services first began. Postcards are the old-style of proof that you actually went somewhere else in the…

December 20, 2019 BY Kunga

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Top Seven Tips for a Comfortable Tibet Winter Tour

Visiting Tibet in winter is an enriching activity practiced by a growing number of travelers. The world’s highest plateau is particularly tranquil during this season when it comes to tourist crowds. But, if you are up to some bustle, local religious festival celebrations will give you plenty of opportunities for that. Tibet in winter is…

December 6, 2019 BY Kunga

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Essential Facts about the Accommodation at EBC in Winter

For anyone traveling to Tibet in the winter, this is the best time of year to fully appreciate the sheer beauty of Mount Everest. The snow covering the mountain peak and ground, the blue sky allowing for sharper photos, and the drier air conducive to clearer view of mountains and flag clouds, all these make…

November 29, 2019 BY Kunga

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Tibetan Prostration: A Way to Feel the Inner Buddha Nature in you

Traveling through Tibet, you can always see the snow-capped mountains and the stunning lakes, the grand monasteries, and the breathtaking beauty of the Tibetan plateau. However, one of the most impressive scenes you will come across in Tibet is the devout Tibetan pilgrims prostrating at the side of the road as they make their way…

November 19, 2019 BY Kunga

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Kathmandu to Lhasa Tour by Bus: How to Plan a Tour from Nepal to Tibet by Bus

As one of the most iconic journeys across the Himalayas, the overland trip from Kathmandu to Lhasa is an amazing journey that takes you over the world’s highest mountain range and across the world’s highest plateau to the highest capital city on the planet, Lhasa, in the Tibet Autonomous Region. This 1,200-kilometer adventure takes you…

October 25, 2019 BY Kunga

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