How to Plan a Tibet EBC Tour with the Least Altitude Sickness

Planning a tour of Tibet usually means you will have to plan for getting altitude sickness when you arrive. Almost everyone experiences this to some degree, but there are ways that you can reduce your own risk of altitude sickness on your trip to Lhasa and Everest Base Camp. Here we have several options for…

May 8, 2020 BY Kunga

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Sakya Monastery, Do I Need to Add it to My Tibet Trip or Not?

Sakya Monastery is the seat of the Sakya Sect, one of the four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism. Situated at about 4,300 meters on the way from Shigatse to Lhatse, this monastery is quite worth visiting especially for those heading for Everest Base Camp. Introduction of Sakya Monastery Located around 130 kilometers to the west…

March 20, 2020 BY Kunga

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Is Staying Overnight at EBC during a Kathmandu-Lhasa Tour Recommended?

As the world’s highest mountain, the majestic Mount Everest has attracted more and more tourists from around the world. When doing a Nepal-Tibet overland tour, visiting Mount Everest is a high priority to road trippers. Regarding that, Everest Base Camp (EBC) seems a logical destination for an overnight stay. However, sleeping at EBC isn’t recommended…

February 28, 2020 BY Kunga

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Having Seen Mt. Everest in Nepal, do I Still Need to Visit EBC in Tibet?

Standing as high as 8,848 m (29,029 ft) above sea level, Mt. Everset is Earth’s highest mountain and attracts tourists all over the world. Located on the border of Tibet and Nepal with its north face in Tibet and the south face in Nepal, the part in Tibet is universally referred to the “North Slope” while the…

February 14, 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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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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Top 9 Attractions in Big Loop Tour around Tibet Ngari Region

Ngari region in the western Tibet is the horizon of the sky for Tibetans. The region also has a very high spiritual important as the holy Mount Kailash here is believed to be the centre of the world and the Lake Manasarovar is considered to be the mother of all holy lakes. Ngari was once…

June 13, 2017 BY Kunga

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How to Plan a Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour in 2019

Sitting at the altitude of 8844 meters above sea level, Mount Everest, the highest mountain on earth, is a wish-list destination for many travelers to Tibet. But it’s never an easy task to plan a visit to the world’s third pole. When is the best time to Mt.Everest? What can I see in this adventurous…

January 26, 2017 BY Kunga

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