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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Singapore to Tibet Flight: How to Fly from Singapore to Tibet?

Singapore, a Southeast Asian country near China, is a convenient gateway to Tibet not only for its geographical advantage but also the benefit Chinese government has endowed to Singapore citizens – visa-free policy for Singaporean staying in China within 15 days. Therefore, in recent years, more and more Singaporean tourists make the trip to Tibet…

August 22, 2018 BY Kunga

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Gyirong – A Jewel Embedded in Southern Foot of Himalayas

Gyirong, which means “Comfortable Village”, “Happy Village” in Tibetan Language, is like a jewel embedded in the southern foot of Himalayas. Gyirong, like a graceful saint, is poetic and lively. The mysterious veil of the beautiful Gyirong is being lifted. It is 24 km from Gyirong town to the Sino-Nepalese border Rasuwa Bridge. The mountain…

November 23, 2016 BY Kunga

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Hidden Tourist Destinations and Sites – Tibet Top 10 Unknown Attractions

When referring to Tibet tour, people always make great determination to run through the whole Tibetan area. Wishes are good but it seems impossible to realize this dream, even for local Tibetans. Why is that? Because Tibet is so vast and remote. Some places are really difficult to get into, especially the no man’s lands.…

September 12, 2016 BY Kunga

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How to Plan a Visit to Tibet? – The Most Complete Guide

When someone plans to pay a visit to Tibet, a couple of questions will come into his mind. Is it possible for foreigners to tour Tibet alone? Will i suffer from altitude sickness? In this post, we make a summary of those top concerns, including Tibet travel permit policy, best time to go to Tibet,…

August 30, 2016 BY Kunga

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Monks learn Tibetan at Qamdo Monastery in Jinchuan County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, June 25, 2014. The Tibetan Buddhism monastery is located at an altitude of 2,000 meters in Sichuan and has been at least 1,000 years old.

Daily life of monks in Tibetan Buddhism monastery

Monks learn Tibetan at Qamdo Monastery in Jinchuan County, southwest China’s Sichuan Province, June 25, 2014. The Tibetan Buddhism monastery is located at an altitude of 2,000 meters in Sichuan and has been at least 1,000 years old.

June 26, 2014 BY Kunga

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Longest Mani stone wall in the world

Longest Mani stone wall in the world

  China is known for the Great Wall in Beijing, yet there is also a “Great Wall” of belief made of Mani stones among Tibetan people, the Bage Mani Stone Wall. Located in Sershul (or Shiqu) County, northwest Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China’s Sichuan Province, the Bage Mani Stone Wall consists of rows of…

June 18, 2014 BY Kunga

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A farmer walks in cole flower field in Xiri Village of Gongbo'Gyamda County in Nyingchi Prefecture, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, June 4, 2014.

Scenery of cole flower in Tibet

  Photo taken on June 4, 2014 shows cole flower scenery in Xiri Village of Gongbo’Gyamda County in Nyingchi Prefecture, southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region.     A farmer walks in cole flower field in Xiri Village of Gongbo’Gyamda County in Nyingchi Prefecture, southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, June 4, 2014.

June 9, 2014 BY Kunga

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China-Nepal border tourism booms

China-Nepal border tourism booms

  On 29th May 2014, Nepal Embassy in Beijing organized a Media Interaction Program at the Embassy Hall with the objective of developing partnership with Chinese media for promoting Nepal-China cultural and economic cooperation. Adjacent to China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, Nepal is the ideal kingdom for religious culture traveling and pilgrim travelling because all the people…

June 4, 2014 BY Kunga

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Saga Dawa Festival begins in Tibet

Saga Dawa Festival begins in Tibet

  The Saga Dawa festival, which falls on the first day of the fourth month of the Tibetan calendar to commemorate Buddha Shakyamuni, begins today on May 29 and will last for the whole Tibetan April. It is believed by Tibetan Buddhism followers that Buddha Shakyamuni is born, passes away, and gets nirvana with Buddhahood…

May 29, 2014 BY Kunga

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