Tibetan Momos

How to make Tibetan Momos (Dumplings)

In Tibet, momos were considered traditionally as one of a Tibetan family food – something to be made together and be eaten in the family kitchen. Nowadays, it have become the popular Tibetan dish, and everyone talks about it and loves it. There are four steps to make a momo: Step 1: Knead the dough…

July 12, 2016 BY Kunga

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Kora around Mount Kailash

The Inner and Outer Kora of Mount Kailash

Located in the far west of Tibet, Mount Kailash, Gang Rimpoche in Tibetan language, is one of the holiest mountains of the world, adored by Hindus, Buddhists, Jains and Bonpo. It is really worthy to take the Mt. kailash Kora tour, even you are not a pilgrim. Besides Mt. Kailash, there are other highlights for…

July 12, 2016 BY Kunga

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Tangka Painting Discussing

Learn How to make Tangka When You Don’t Travel to Tibet

Are you interested in making Tibetan Tangka? There is a German girl, Koko who has great interest to in painting Tangka. So she and her friends explore the Jiarong Tibetan Village – Zhuokeji Headman’s Office in Sichuan. Sanlang Luoerwu, one of the local Jiarong Tibetan, who is the inheritor of Jiarong Tibetan Tangka. He started…

July 12, 2016 BY Kunga

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Tibet Entry Permit

Good News: Tibet Entry Permit in 2016

News: according to the information in 2015, Tibet would be closed for the International toursits from Tibetan New Year to the end of March. Tibet local travel agencies can not apply the Tibet Entry Permit of their customers during the period. In 2016, there is a good news: Tibet Entry Permit application will not be…

July 12, 2016 BY Kunga

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Draksum Tso Lake

Draksum Tso Lake, a beautiful lakes in Tibet

Draksum-tso Lake is the best one among many beautiful lakes in eastern Tibet. It lies about 30km on the road from Lhasa to Nyingchi. It is easy to get there by car. People always make a day tour from Lhasa to Nyingchi and make a small detour to Braksum-tso enroute. The area around lake Draksum…

July 11, 2016 BY Kunga

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Tibetan New Year

Tibetan Traditional New Year (Losar)

In Tibet, one of the most celebrated festivals is Tibet Traditional New Year. ( 2016 Tibetan New Year falls on February 9th. It is OK to plan a special Tibet New Year Festival Tour before Feb. 20th. ) From the beginning of December of Tibetan Calendar, Tibetan begin busy with the preparation of New Year…

July 11, 2016 BY Kunga

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Mount Kailash Kora Trekking

Best Time to do Mount Kailash Kora (Trek)

“Can you tell me when is the best time to visit Mount Kailash area in Tibet?” This question is enquiried from our website reader and also in several forums: Tripadvisor, Quora , Lonely Planet and so on. As a Tibet local tour guide travelled to Ngari region several times one year, it is my pleasure…

July 11, 2016 BY Kunga

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Pray Flag around Mount Kailash

Tibetan Prayer Flag

When travelling in Tibet, you will see this kind of colorful prayer flag outside Tibetan house, or in some attractions like Namtso Lake, Mount Everest Base Camp, Mount Kailash. The history of Tibetan Prayer Flag can be dated back to thousands of years in India and to the Bon tradition of pre-Buddhist Tibet according to…

July 11, 2016 BY Kunga

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