What You Need to Know for Tibet Nepal Tour

Believed to be the most likely places of fictional Shangri-La on our planet, Tibet and Nepal, the two landlocked destinations in Southeast Asia, are popular for trekkers and hikers and multiple tour activities. You will enjoy the Himalayan peaks of Tibet and then travelling to the Kathmandu valley of Nepal for your Tibet travel. Two…

November 16, 2018 BY Kunga

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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 an Overland Trip to Sichuan, Tibet, and Nepal?

Going anywhere by overland is one of the pure forms of adventure and travelling. It is not just a glorified form of road tripping; it is much more than that. In a huge country like China, where there is so much to see, overlanding is the best way to fully explore and thoroughly experience what…

January 11, 2018 BY Kunga

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Nepali-style Pakba Monastery in Gyirong Valley

A monastery is said to be a complex building that has domestic workplaces and quarters for monks and nuns, either living alone or in communities. It has a reserved place for prayers. There are variations in sizes of monasteries. Some have small dwellings having accommodation for a hermit, or can be a single house having…

December 18, 2017 BY Kunga

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Best Ways to Kathmandu from Lhasa – by Vehicle, Flight, Bike or Train

From the ancient Tibetan city of Lhasa, home and center of Tibetan Buddhism, to the colorful, lustrous city of Kathmandu, the center of all Nepal, it is a linear distance of 609 kilometers. However, unless you are traveling by air, the actual traveling distance between these two great cities is more like 1,300 kilometers. Traveling from…

November 22, 2017 BY Kunga

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How to Plan an Overland Tour from Lhasa to Kathmandu?

Lhasa to Kathmandu, the seven days overland tour, is one of the most sought after tours after the Everest Base Camp trek. In fact, the Lhasa to Kathmandu overland tour can also surpass the popularity of the Everest Base Camp trek, as the Everest Base Camp trek is not plausible for each and every individual…

October 17, 2017 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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