Tibet travel blog2018-06-11T05:09:54+00:00
908, 2018

Ten things to know before visiting Chengdu

Home to more than 14 million people and roughly the size of Los Angeles, California,  Chengdu has the reputation of being a very “laid-back” city for its extraordinary size.  While Beijing may be the home of national government and the historical Hutongs and Shanghai is China’s economic center, Chengdu is one of China’s most livable mega-cities with a great deal of well-planned green space and parks, a vibrant nightlife, and many new [...]

1406, 2018

A Personal Account for Guge and Kailash Journey by Alexandra Nilsson (Denmark)

This post of A Personal Account for Guge and Kailash Journey wrote by Alexandra Nilsson (Denmark). She joined us for Our group tour from Lhasa to Mount Kailash and the Guge Kingdom. "Did you feel the energy?" Tenzin Woaber asked while accompanying me to the shuttle bus taking me to the airport after a 17 day trip in Tibet. He was referring to the kora around Mount Kailash. The highlight of [...]

2805, 2018

Packing list for Mount Kailash

  Here is what you really need (and what you don’t) when you are packing for your trip to Mount Kailash! Mount Kailash is a high altitude behemoth in western Tibet and provides some of the most stunning trekking in all of Central Asia.  The highest point of the 3-day trek is 5,636 meters. For this trek, you are going to need some serious cold weather gear.  But at the [...]

2005, 2018

Trekking Mount Kailash

Mount Kailash, in the Himalayas of western Tibet, is the holiest mountain in the world as measured by the number of people who worship at it.  At 6,638 m (21,778 ft) high and as one of the most remote mountains in the world, it has never been climbed. Every year, thousands from India, Nepal, and Tibet make a religious pilgrimage to Mount Kailash, following a tradition going back thousands of years. [...]

3011, 2017

Meditation

Meditation is that which gives you profound rest. It is a movement in which the practitioner just sits and enables the mind to disintegrate. Truthfully meditation is not concentration. It is de-concentration. With the hectic pace and demands of modern life, many individuals feel stressed and over-worked. It frequently feels like there is no sufficient time in the day to complete everything. Our anxiety and tiredness make us troubled, anxious and baffled. It [...]

3108, 2017

Tibet Nepal Border officially reopened

Tibet Nepal Border officially reopened after closure for two and half year. Now all the international visitor can travel between Tibet Autonomous Region and Nepal. After being closed for last two and half year since April 2015 earthquake in Nepal. The Border port for Overland crossing Nepal and Tibet is finally reopen to the international visitors on 28th August 2017 with the announcement made by Tibet Tourism Development Committee formally known [...]

308, 2017

Tara, Tibetan’s fairy godmother

Tara- The fairy godmother of Tibetan; Growing up in a devoted Tibetan Buddhist family. My mother has the best ways telling me about the Buddhism and its philosophy. She would always tell me about her as my fairy godmother. Sometimes I always believe I am her Son not to my real mother's. Ever since I can remember, I have been devoted to her. Which later is realize she is my [...]

1606, 2017

Top 100 Basic Tibetan Phrases to know in Tibet

Here are Top 100 basic Tibetan Phrases to know while in Tibet. with the help of some basic Tibetan, Phrases can light up your vacation in Tibet. We understand Learning a new language isn't an easy task.  When this new language is Tibet, the difficulty of the task would transform into impossible. however hard it might be, it would be nice for every traveler to memorize a handful of Tibetan word before venturing to [...]

404, 2017

How to apply Tibet Travel permit (Tibet Visa)

How to apply Tibet travel permit? is the is the biggest Question all the visitor has, Before coming to Tibet. Tibet travel permit is issued by Tibet tourism bureau in Lhasa. Your travel agency in Lhasa can apply it for you in Lhasa. What is Tibet travel permit Tibet Travel permit is mandatory for all the foreigner visiting Tibet autonomous region of China, this permit is issued by Tibet tourism [...]

2102, 2017

Chinese Group Visa for visiting Tibet

Chinese Group Visa for visiting Tibet. How to obtain one, what is it? Those are the most obvious confusion for the International visitors proposing to visit Tibet. Here is our intake for Chinese Group Visa for visiting Tibet. The Chinese Group visa can be related to you in two scenarios. 1. If you are coming to Tibet from Nepal, Both by flight or overland journey from Nepal to Tibet. 2. Yours a [...]

3101, 2017

House of Shambhala

House of Shambhala Hotel is one of two Hotel in Lhasa owned by Shambhala Serei. A Tibetan chain of a boutique in China. Beside Six great Hotel in China. Majority of the hotels are in Tibet Autonomous Region of China and only one in Beijing. House of Shambhala Hotel House of Shambhala Hotel in one of the best Tibetan boutique guest house in Lhasa and the entire Tibet. You can find [...]

511, 2016

Tibetan Sky Burial

Tibetan sky burial ritual is one of the unique cultures we have developed over centuries. Different people have a different view of this practice.  Yet once when you understand the background propose of this burial practice, you will surely have a better understanding of our way of life and our belief systems. So let me write you about this practice in detail as possible. Propose and meaning of Tibetan sky [...]

2910, 2016

The Common misconception about Tibet Tourism

The common misconception about Tibet tourism In this post we will share some common misconception traveler encounter. We are a local Tibetan travel agency. We have the day to day experiences in Organizing tours and getting travelers to visit Tibet. Following are The common misconception about Tibet tourism Information base on our practical knowledge Visit Tibet is possible for everyone The majority of Our client tells us, they thought it was [...]

2908, 2016

History of Tibet

History of Tibet, Tibet has a very long history. This is our effort to provide you, Tibet history summary. According to some source, our history can date back to 4500 B.C. Since our is a travel site you would like to write a brief history of Tibet for the traveler to read before coming to Tibet. We think it is very helpful if travelers have little ideas about History of Tibet [...]

1308, 2016

How to go to Tibet from Nepal

In this post about How to go to Tibet from Nepal?. We will be covering; Tibet Travel permit, Chinese Group Visa with procedure in applying for the Group Visa, and Travel route from Nepal to Tibet. Unlike traveling to other parts of China, Traveling to Tibet requires a little more extra documents and extra procedures which are why traveling to Tibet has been prejudice as an extremely difficult place to get [...]

108, 2016

Songtsen Gampo སྲོང་བཙན་སྒམ་པོ་

Songtsen Gampo, སྲོང་བཙན་སྒམ་པོ་ is one of the most prominent names you will hear during your vocation to Tibet. So we thought it would be necessary to write a post about him so that our visitor have a little ideas about who he is and why he plays a very important role in your Tibet tour itineraries. The first reason why he is so important is that he build many buildings and [...]

2307, 2016

Buddhist Wheel of Life or Bhavacakra

Buddhist wheel of life or Bhavacakra is one of the Most important paintings in Tibetan Buddhism, The initial drawing was design by Buddha himself. Buddha really encourage this painting to be painted outside every Buddhist temples and monastery. The reason for this to painted out side all the Buddhist temple and the monastery was to teach the profound Buddhist philosophy of life and perception to more simple-mind farmers or cowherds. So this image [...]

2007, 2016

Tibetan marriage custom and wedding ceremony

Tibetan marriage custom and wedding ceremony is mainly influenced by your source close connect environment and our belief systems. The marriage one of the primary social institutions in Tibet. The practice of polyandry in very common in rural Tibet. Yet in the urban areas, the practice of Monogamy is more prominent.  Our marriage system has more closely associated with the social aspect of our life rather than a religious life.  Traditionally all [...]

1307, 2016

Trekking in Lhasa City part two, Trekking to Gephel Utse

Trekking in Lhasa city part two is the continuation of our Trekking in Tibet post. There are lots of popular activities in Lhasa and in Tibet, which travelers normally miss during their few days visit Tibet. Tibet is not only Lhasa to Mount Everest tour, Tibet has more to offer and hiking is one of the many activities many travelers would miss out to do. So we are writing about the [...]

1806, 2016

Trekking in Lhasa city, Trekking to Sera Utse

Trekking in Lhasa city is one of least focus area in Tibet tourism market. But recently due to an increase in the cost of travelling in Tibet outside the Lhasa city we need to refocus our attention on more activities in Lhasa rather than trying to send off everyone outside the Lhasa city. Another reason for the shift of our focus in Trekking inside the Lhasa city is many of [...]