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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The Gate from Kashgar to Ali

The Beautiful Photos on the Way from Kashgar to Ali, taken on Oct.31

The road from Kashgar to Ali. The region is board and the road is straight. Welcome to Ali, Secret Area in the western Tibet. The road from Kashgar to Ali is called Xinjiang-Tibet highway. It is an important highway between Xinjiang Urghur Autonomous Region and Tibet Autonomous Region, and a very important border highway for…

July 11, 2016 BY Kunga

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Gyirong Port connects Tibet and Nepal

Big News – Gyirong Port starts to connect Tibet and Nepal

In order to provide convenience for Chinese visitors, the Yihao Hotel and Fenghuang Hotel in Kathmandu started to provide car rental or carpool service from Kathmandu to the Gyirong Port and then return on Nov.2. Chinese visitors from China to Nepal or from Nepal back to China can reserve the tickets. The tourism season of…

July 11, 2016 BY Kunga

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Saga Dewa Festival at Mount Kailash, Tibet

Saga Dawa Festival Tibet

Saga Dawa Festival falls on the 4th month of the Tibetan calendar. Sakyamuni, the month lord, was born at Lunbini on the 7th day of the Saga Dawa Month of the iron monkey year of Tibetan lunar calendar. The Lord Buddha (Sakyamuni) facing east meditated on straw under a giant bodhi tree in Bodh Gaya…

July 11, 2016 BY Kunga

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Our customers are visiting at Jokhang Temple

How to Travel to Tibet for Solo Travelers

Are you a solo traveler who is planing a trip to Tibet? If yes, this blog is good for you to read. How to travel to Tibet? Firstly, you need find a reliable local Tibet travel agency to help you apply for your Tibet Entry Permit from Tibet Tourism Bureau, such as Tibet Vista. Usually,…

July 11, 2016 BY Kunga

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Tibetan Prayer Flag with Five Colors

Tibetan Buddhism has Five Colors with Five Meaning

In Tibetan Buddhism, different colors will have different meanings. When you have your wonderful trip in Tibet, you can see these colors everywhere, such as: blue, white, yellow, green, red. So, the Tibetan pray flag have five colors. Blue means space. It is believed that anger can be transformed into wisdom when meditating on this…

April 13, 2016 BY Kunga

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Tips For First Time Trekking In Himalayas

Do you yearn to undertake trekking in Himalayas, getting up close and personal with some of the greatest scenery in the world? If this is the first time you have visited the region or the first time you have tried your hand at trekking, we are fully aware that it can be a bit of…

July 31, 2014 BY Kunga

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