Top 8 Off-the-beaten Track Attractions for Tibet Tour

Tibet has many wonders embedded in it that get portrayed while the tourists visit them. From the outside, Tibet Autonomous Region sounds the charming oriental place and while anyone visits it, the charm gets double folded. Tibet already has the snow-covered mountain ranges, beautiful meadows, crystal clear blue lakes and the enigmatic monasteries that make…

November 13, 2017 BY Kunga

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Experiencing Horse Racing Festivals in Tibetan Area

Tibet Autonomous Region or more popularly known as Tibet has many variety of experiences to offer to the enthusiastic wanderlusts visiting her. And except for its cultural and scenic charm, the festive spirit of the entire Tibet makes the travelers want to go back to her again and again. A lot of popular and unique…

October 10, 2017 BY Kunga

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Why Tibetan People Like Hanging Prayer Flags ?

Tibet is a land of customs and traditions. Woven in its air is a deep sense of spirituality that never fails to enamour the inhabitants as well as the tourists. Tibet is known for its unique rituals, distinct belief system and religious accessories that Tibetans use to worship and pray. Thinking about Tibet, the first…

August 7, 2017 BY Kunga

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Nagqu, Home to Qiangtang Nomadic Culture

In Tibet Autonomous region, there are seven prefectures and the Nagqu prefecture is the largest administrative division of the Tibet Autonomous Region. It has an area of 450,537 square kilometers with a well constructed and facilitated airport and a railway. The airport, Nagqu Dagring Airport is considered to be world’s highest altitude airport, standing at…

July 31, 2017 BY Kunga

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Explore Ancient Artistry in Nimu, Tibet

Nimu or Nyemo, in Tibetan language means ‘wheat’. With an area of 3275 square kilometers and the average altitude of 4000m, above sea level, it is located in the western side of the central point of Lhasa. There are various rivers that border this county. On the northern bank of river Yarlung Tsangpo, this county…

July 24, 2017 BY Kunga

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Wooden Bowl, a Carrier of Tibetan Culture

Tibet is known for the strong position of tradition, old culture and religion in everyday life of Tibetan. You can see this aspect of Tibetan life in the streets of Lhasa but as you go more rural areas, you will feel its influence more. Although modern life and Chinese immigrants brought a lot of change,…

July 17, 2017 BY Kunga

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Tibetan Mask & Cham Dance Festival

The art of Tibetan masks forms part of the traditions of Tibetan culture, and is steeped in history. The masks, which are traditionally used in Buddhist festivals, and date back to before the 6th century. Significance of Tibetan Masks Tibetan masks often embody the wrathful deities of Tibetan Buddhism, and are meant to drive fear…

July 10, 2017 BY Kunga

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Tibetan Stone Carving Culture

One of the most important aspect of life in Tibet is the strength of tradition and Tibetan Buddhism in everyday life. Buddhism was introduced to Tibet in 7th century and became the state religion in 8th century. This late diffusion Buddhism melted into an already rich and unique culture in this high plateau and Tibetan…

July 3, 2017 BY Kunga

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Tibetan Yoghurt and Shoton Festival

The Tibetan diet consists of mainly barley, processed into flour and used for things like tsampa, vegetables, soups, noodles, and the unforgettable yoghurt. Known in Tibet as “sho”, it is part of the staple diet of the Tibetan people, and is so popular it even has its own festival. Origins of Tibetan Yoghurt Yoghurt itself…

June 26, 2017 BY Kunga

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Tibetan Butter Sculpture – An Ancient form of Tibetan Art

There are many things in Tibet that most parts of the world find strange and intriguing. Probably one of the strangest, yet most beautiful, things to come out of this remote region of China is the Tibetan Butter Sculptures. What are Butter Sculptures Made from Tibetan Dri butter – the dri is the female yak…

June 1, 2017 BY Kunga

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