What to Pack for Lhasa Tour

Packing for a trip to Lhasa is a lot more important than many people think. You need to ensure that you have the appropriate clothing and gear for the time of year you are traveling. The climate of the capital city varies greatly from season to season, so here is a basic rundown on the…

June 9, 2020 BY Kunga

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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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Best Restaurants in Lhasa

As the capital of Tibet, Lhasa has numerous restaurants serving authentic Tibetan cuisine. Foreign dishes, like western, Nepalese, and Indian, are also available in Lhasa due to its flouring tourism and boarding location. When traveling in Lhasa, having delicious meals at restaurants with the pleasant ambiance is the icing on the cake. Tibetan food With…

April 17, 2020 BY Kunga

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Restrictions You Should Know Before Visiting Tibet

Different from other places in China that are easy and convenient to go, there are some restrictions to travel Tibet such as Tibet Travel Permit and traveling with tour agency. Knowing these restrictions before visiting Tibet and making plans in advance will assure a smooth and pleasant Tibet trip for you. Independent travel is not…

April 2, 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 It Worth Visiting Ruins of Guge Kingdom?

Guge Kingdom is an ancient and prosperous kingdom set up in the far northwest of Tibet in the 10th century. The ruins of Guge Kingdom lies in the area of what is now known as Zanda County in Ngari Prefecture of TAR. Guge Kingdom was founded in around 912 AD by Kyidé Nyima Gön, the…

January 17, 2020 BY Kunga

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Why Golmud to Lhasa Cycling Tour is Very Popular among Chinese Tourists?

Riding a bike from Golmud to Lhasa along Qinghai-Tibet Highway, the Xining to Lhasa section of the G109 National Highway, is a very popular way for the local Chinese tourists to get to the ancient Tibetan capital. Cycling along the Qinghai-Tibet Highway, the vast open road that connects Tibet with mainland China to the northeast,…

January 10, 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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Cost to Travel Tibet: A Budget Breakdown of Tibet Tour Costs

Tibet is a high-altitude region of the People’s Republic of China, known as the Tibet Autonomous Region, and lies on the world’s highest plateau in western China. Fringed by the mighty Himalayas, this isolated land was unvisited by foreign tourists for centuries, and it was not until the 1980s that international travelers were first able…

June 28, 2019 BY Kunga

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