Can Travelers Smoke in Tibet?

Most of us like traveling and a large percent of us would like to travel to Tibet. However, it is not that everyone is able to travel in Tibet as Tibet is on the highest plateau. When travelling to Tibet, we should be careful taking care of ourselves and there are certain issues we should pay attention to. Then can travelers smoke in Tibet?

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You may have heard about high altitude sickness which is a common disease which may happen when people have just arrived in Tibet. And as the altitude is pretty high, the oxygen content is quite low on the plateau. So as for the answer of the question considering smoking in Tibet, it’s “yes” but, you are not supposed to smoke when you have just arrived in Tibet for your good for smoking may make you breathe hard. And you may not want to smoke on the plateau so as not to do any harm to the environment for it is such a beautiful holy region. Besides, you should avoid catching a cold. Drink enough water, keep a good mood (but do not be too excited) and have a good rest after you have just arrived in Tibet.

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Master Catherine Jigme

About the Author - Master Catherine Jigme

With exceptional passion and outstanding leadership, Mrs. Catherine has dedicated herself to Tibet inbound tourism and China tour for 15 years. As one of the handful females who see great potential of Chinese inbound tourism, Catherine has made great contribution to promoting Tibet tourism and enhancing the employment of Tibetans and prosperity of local Tibetan community.

Over the years, she travelled overseas with Tibet Tourism Bureau many times to promote Tibet tourism. Currently, Catherine works as the marketing director of Tibet Vista, an opinion leader behind the whole team of Tibet Vista.

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