How to Get to Gyirong Port from Tibet and Nepal

High up in the mighty Himalayas, on the border between China and Nepal, lies Gyirong Port, a small place that is little more than a few outbuildings on the Tibetan side of the Resuo Bridge. However, for many people, this small place is one of the most important locations in Tibet, as it is the…

April 3, 2018 BY Kunga

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Gyirong Port, Overland Pass between Nepal and Tibet 

High in the mighty Himalayas lies the ancient and mystical land known as Tibet. Often called the roof of the world due to it being entirely on the highest plateau in the world, Tibet is a popular destination for tourists and pilgrims alike, and receives thousands of visitors every year. A part of the People’s…

March 29, 2018 BY Kunga

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How to Plan Kailash Manasarovar Full Moon Yatra Tour

One of the holiest pilgrimages for Hindus from around the world, the full moon yatra to Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarovar is the journey of a lifetime for many Hindus and is a popular tour in Tibet Autonomous Region. Believed to be the home of the Hindu god Shiva and the goddess Parvati, the pilgrimage…

March 22, 2018 BY Kunga

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How to Get to Tibet

Sitting at the roof of the world, surrounded by huge mountains and dotted with sacred lakes and hundreds of monasteries, lies Tibet Autonomous Region, one of the last truly unexplored places on the planet. Located on the highest plateau in the world, Tibet is a place of mystery and mysticism, where wondrous sights abound and…

March 20, 2018 BY Kunga

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Best Time for Kailash Manasarovar Yatra in 2018

Mount Kailash is the most visited holy mountain in the world. A historical point in the world, with the origination of four of the most sacred rivers ensuring that Mount Kailash sits at a very high position of religious virtue. The four sacred streams which flow from Mount Kailash are – The Indus River, Sutlej…

March 8, 2018 BY Kunga

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Ultimate Guide To Kailash Inner Outer Koras

Mt Kailash Kora trek is one of the most arduous trekking pilgrimages in the world. Kora is the act of going around a place of religious significance. People from all over Asia and the west come to trek around the sacred mountain Kailash and the holy lake Mansarover. It is said that taking a dip…

March 6, 2018 BY Kunga

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Top Eight Holy Mountains in Tibetan Area

The Tibetan areas mentioned here are not limited to Tibet but include Tibet, Sichuan, Qinghai, Gansu, and Yunnan provinces. Since 2011, I have been to the Tibetan areas for more than once a year. And even compared with this year’s journey to the north of Xinjiang, I still think the trip to Tibetan areas is…

March 1, 2018 BY Kunga

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How to Get to Mount Kailash from Lhasa, Kathmandu and Simikot

Mount Kailash translates to Precious Jewel of Snow, which matches the description of the beautiful mountain perfectly. It is not just beautiful but attracts thousands of Buddhists and Hindus as it is the most sacred peak in Tibet. The best part of Mount Kailash is it’s not too high to get altitude sickness and not…

February 27, 2018 BY Kunga

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