Gyirong – A Jewel Embedded in Southern Foot of Himalayas

Gyirong, which means “Comfortable Village”, “Happy Village” in Tibetan Language, is like a jewel embedded in the southern foot of Himalayas. Gyirong, like a graceful saint, is poetic and lively. The mysterious veil of the beautiful Gyirong is being lifted. It is 24 km from Gyirong town to the Sino-Nepalese border Rasuwa Bridge. The mountain…

November 23, 2016 BY Kunga

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Top 6 Lakes and Rivers along Qinghai -Tibet Railway

Qinghai-Tibet Railway is the highest and the longest plateau railway in the world. Qinghai-Tibet Railway, 1956km long, starts from Xining to Lhasa, via Golmud. Golmud-Lhasa section of Qinghai-Tibet Railway which is 1142km long passes through the Gobi desert, marsh wetland and snow-capped mountains and grasslands. Qinghai-Tibet Railway also passes through Kunlun Mountains. Kunlun Mountains, which…

November 17, 2016 BY Kunga

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Chaka Salt Lake, Fairyland in Qinghai, has Reopened to the Public

Chaka Salt Lake, a fairyland in Qinghai, has reopened to the public since June, 2016. Located in Qinghai province, China, Chaka Salt Lake is as beautiful as a fairyland. Its pureness, white and blue make it like a dreamland. It is rated as “one of the 55 places people must go” by Chinese National Geographic.…

November 16, 2016 BY Kunga

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How to Get to Kathmandu from Giyrong Port

The long-awaited official announcement of opening of Gyirong Port finally came as a great surprise. Due to the influence of Nepali earthquake in 2015, the Zhangmu border was completely flattened while the access from Nepal to Tibet via Gyirong was also severely crippled. With over a year and a half of continuous renovation, the facilities…

November 10, 2016 BY Kunga

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Romantic Tibetan Custom – Visiting Linka

Linka Festival, Full of Happiness Linka Festival, also known as “Zanlinjisang”, is a traditional Tibetan festival in May 15 according to Tibetan calendar. It comes from Tibetan people’s deep attachment to the lush trees, bright flowers and gurgling streams. This festival which once only belonged to the old Tibetan nobility is a common leisure holiday…

November 1, 2016 BY Kunga

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2016 Himalaya Trek Through Gyirong Port Rounded Off

Sponsored by the Tibet Autonomous Region Sports Bureau and Shigatse City Government, 2016 Himalaya trekking via Gyirong Port has rounded off on October 27th. A total number of 52 participants have attended this grand event. Himalaya trek 2016 was launched on October 22nd. In the past seven days, the whole team has smoothly completed trekking…

November 1, 2016 BY Kunga

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What’s The Accommodation Like In Tibet?

With the development of Tibet tourism and a soaring number of visitors, Tibet accommodation has been greatly improved. Tourists can find all levels of star hotels in Lhasa and guest houses are available in other prefectures. However, what I want to remind you here is that the overall level of accommodation in Tibet is lower…

October 27, 2016 BY Kunga

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What to Pack for Tibet Tour?

One of the most common questions we were asked is what should I pack for Tibet? Yeah, it has never been an easy task to decide what to bring in Tibet tour. Considering Tibet weather and climate, I have made a conclusion about top things to pack for Tibet trip, Tibet trekking packing list as well as packing for Tibet overland tour.

October 26, 2016 BY Kunga

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What’s The Weather Like in Tibet?

Tibet has complex topography and diverse landforms, forming a unique plateau climate. Generally speaking, the north and west parts of Tibet are cold and dry, while the south and east areas tend to be warm and humid. Besides, Tibet has a wild variety of regional climates and distinctive vertical climatic zones. You can even experience four…

October 25, 2016 BY Kunga

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Top 8 Hot Springs in Tibet Winter Tour

Tibet is not only famous for breathtaking landscape and unique Tibetan culture, but also hot springs with medical treatment. In this post, I recommend eight great places for you to enjoy cozy bath in Tibet, such as Yangpachen Hot Spring, Lhase Hot Spring, Riduo Hot Sping, Dezong Hot Spring, Kangbu Hot Spring and so on.…

October 21, 2016 BY Kunga

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