Up-to-date Tibet Travel News
Providing latest and accurate tourist-orientated Tibet travel news has been an integral part of our work. With a good networking within Tibet Tourism industry, we provide tourists with the up-to-date news, which ranges from Tibet permit application, Chinese visa application, latest Tibet travel policy, to weather forecast, Nepal to Tibet tour, Tibetan holidays, etc. Tibet Vista always keeps an eye on the dynamic of Tibet tourism and brings you the timely information you need to know.
Following Chinese Spring Festival celebrated on Jan.28th, Tibetan New Year Festival will take place on Feb.27th, 2017. During Tibetan Losar Festival, you can visit local family, try some new year guthuk, watch cham dance at Tibetan monasteries and attend some sport competitions, etc.
In order to improve the exhibition environment and enhance the visitors' experience, Tibet Museum has been officially closed from December 1st, 2016 for redecoration. And the renovation work is expected to be completed in the following three or five years.
Christmas is one of the most important festivals for Catholics to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. As for Tibetan Catholics, they also have some unique Christmas traditions. See more about how to celebrate Christmas in Tibet.
Tibet Vista annual guide honoring ceremony
Nyingchi Gongbo New Year, the earliest new year festival in Tibet, will fall on November 30, 2016. Tourist can take part in the distinct folk activities, like feeding the dog, eating Jieda, joining the whisting arrows competition and Guozhuang dance, etc.
Barkhor Street is more bustling in Tibet winter. Why is that? Most Tibetan Buddhists use their winter time to make pilgrimage to Lhasa and follow Barkhor kora day and night.
On behalf of Tibet Vista and Tibet province, Catherine Jigme and other delegates participated in 11th Cross-strait Taipei Tourism Expo and promoted Tibet tourism in 4-day events.
Is the Tibet Nepal Border Open for Lhasa and Kathmandu Overland Tour? Yes.
Kangding-Nyingchi segment of Sichuan-Tibet Railway will start construction in 2018 and it's expected to be accomplished by the year of 2025, five years ahead of schedule. Once completed, it would take passengers only 13 hours to get to Tibet from Chengdu by train.
It's expected to be much easier to obtain Tibet train ticket after Oct.15th,2016. Analyzing the data from 12306 railway official website, train tickets from Lhasa to Beijing and Shanghai are relatively abundant. But Lhasa Chengdu train tickets and Lhasa Chongqing train tickets are still a little bit tight.