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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Top Ten Things to Do in Tibet New Year Festival Tour

Tibetan New Year Festival, also known as Losar Festival, is the most important festival for all the Tibetans. It also offers a great opportunity for tourists to experience the authentic customs. When in Rome, do as Romans do. In this post, I’ll show you how to celebrate Tibet Losar Festival like locals. 1. Making dumplings…

February 4, 2017 BY Kunga

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The Best Tibet Has to Offer for Every Month of the Year

Tibet is a country of many faces. No matter what time of year you plan to visit, there is always something special for you to see and experience. If you’re worried about weather in Tibet, or what activities or festivals are going on during different times of the year, then worry not: we’ve got you…

January 19, 2017 BY Kunga

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Romantic Tibetan Custom – Visiting Linka

Linka Festival, Full of Happiness Linka Festival, also known as “Zanlinjisang”, is a traditional Tibetan festival in May 15 according to Tibetan calendar. It comes from Tibetan people’s deep attachment to the lush trees, bright flowers and gurgling streams. This festival which once only belonged to the old Tibetan nobility is a common leisure holiday…

November 1, 2016 BY Kunga

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Top Six Reasons Why You Should Visit Tibet

Tibet is a holy place full of miracles. Some people say that Tibet is a great paradise for tourists,where you can take fantastic photos, visit Tibetan Buddhist Monasteries, even trek Everest Base Camp. However, it has more to offer for visitors. Here are my top six reasons to visit Tibet. Breathtaking Natural Landscape The best…

October 10, 2016 BY Kunga

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Tibetan New Year

Tibetan Traditional New Year (Losar)

In Tibet, one of the most celebrated festivals is Tibet Traditional New Year. ( 2016 Tibetan New Year falls on February 9th. It is OK to plan a special Tibet New Year Festival Tour before Feb. 20th. ) From the beginning of December of Tibetan Calendar, Tibetan begin busy with the preparation of New Year…

July 11, 2016 BY Kunga

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