Tibet Attractions

Here is the list of tourist attractions in Tibet, there are lots of destinations and regions within the Tibet. Tibet is a very vast area and it has a very long history in its evolution both as the Civilization and the Geological. Tibet is home to some of the most beautiful landscape and monasteries of the World.

Attractions on Lhasa Prefecture

Potala Palace

Potala Palace

Potala Palace will be the first thing that will make an assurance that you are in Tibet. If you are starting your…

Jokhang Temple

Jokhang Temple

Jokhang Temple in Tibet is known as the Tsuk-La-Khang in Tibetan, which means the central cathedral…

Barkhor

Barkhor Street

Barkhor means the middle path of Kora, Lhasa city has three paths of circumambulation, it is middle one…

Norbulingka ནོར་བུ་གླིང་ཀ།།

Norbulingka Palace

Norbulingka Palace, the summer palace for the successive Dalai Lamas. It is a popular place for Locals for…

Sera Monastery སེ་ར་དགོན་པ།།

Sera Monastery

Sera Monastery is one of the three biggest monasteries near Lhasa, it is located 2.01 km north of old Lhasa…

Nechung Monastery གནས་ཆུང་དགོན་པ།།

Nechung Monastery

Nechung Monastery is located on the slope below the Drepung Monastery. As you enter the check post at…

Drepung Monastery འབྲས་སྤུངས་དགོན་པ།།

Drepung Monastery

Drepung Monastery, the largest monastery in the world in the earlier 20th-century at its peak, when some…

Ganden Monastery དགའ་ལྡན་དགོན་པ།།

Ganden Monastery

Ganden monastery means joyous in Tibetan. The full name is Ganden Namgyal Ling (Joyous Victorious )…

Drak Yerpa བྲག་ཡེར་པ།།

Drak Yerpa

Drak Yerpa is one of the holiest retreats cave in Ü region. This is the must go for the believers…

Muru Nyingpa རྨེ་རུ་སྙིང་པ་

Muru Nyingpa

Muru Nyingpa is another hidden gem of Lhasa City. You can visit it in the Barkhor area…

Pabonka hermitage ཕ་བོང་ཁ།

Pabonka Hermitage

Pabonka has a great history to tell about Lhasa City. It is located in Northern Lhasa…

Chokpori ལྕགས་པོ་རི།

Chokpori

On the opposite hill to the Potala Palace has temple build by Tibetan wife of King Songtsen Gampo and Thousand Buddha…

Nyethang Dolma Lhakhang སྙེ་ཐང་སྒྲོལ་མ་ལྷ་ཁང་།

Nyethang Dolma Lhakhang

The root monastery of Atisha and his lineage in Tibet. Located near Lhasa Airport. The temple is must visit place in Tibet if you are coming to Tibet for Pilgrimage…

Ramoche Temple ར་མོ་ཆེ་དགོན་པ་

Ramoche Temple

Identical Temple to the Jokhang Temple. Originally built in 7th century by Princess Wencheng. Later house the Buddha Statue brought to Tibet by the Nepalese Wife of Songtsen Gampo…

Namtso Lake གནམ་མཚོ་།

Namtso Lake

Namtso Lake, one of the three holiest lake and most beautiful lake in Tibet. It is located 250 Kilometer north of Lhasa…

Drigung Monastery འབྲི་གུང་མཐིལ་།

Drigung Monastery

Drigung Monastery is the principal monastery for Drikung Kagyu, a Sub sect to Kagyu sect of Tibetan Buddhism. The place is well know for its Yogic and Meditation practice…

Reting Monastery རྭ་སྒྲེང་དགོན་པ་།

Reting Monastery

Reting Monastery is located in Lhünzhub County of Lhasa prefecture in Tibet. the monastery is located 65 Kms northeast of Lhasa…

Yangpachen monastery ཡངས་པ་ཅན་དགོན་པ་།

Yangpachen Monastery

Yangpachen monastery is located at 85 km north from Lhasa, near very popular Yangpachen Hot spring

Tsurphu Monastery མཚུར་ཕུ་དགོན་པ་།

Tsurphu Monastery

Tsurphu Monastery is the principal monastery of the Karma Kagyu lineage of Kagyu sect of Tibetan Buddhism. Tsurphu monastery is located in Tholung Dechen Zong….

Shongsheb Nunnery

Shongsheb Nunnery

Shongsheb Nunnery is isolated Nunnery Located up the hill on the way to Lhasa airport. The nunnery is associated with Nyingmapa Sect of Tibetan Buddhism…

Tidrum Nunnery

Tidrum Nunnery

Tidrum Nunnery is Located near Drigung Thil Monastery and 140 Km from Lhasa. The nunnery is associated with Nyingmapa Sect and Kagyu sect of Tibetan Buddhism…

Attractions on Shigatse Prefecture

Mount Everest Basecamp

Mount Everest Basecamp

Everest Base camp on this website refers to the tourist base camp at the foot of Everest in Tibet. It has become a trendy tourist destination in Tibet for both trekkers and travelers…

Gyantse རྒྱལ་རྩེ་།

Gyantse

Gyantse is located at 3977 meters above sea level and 254 km south-west of Lhasa. The town is located between Karola glacier and Shigatse town…

Tashi Lhunpo Monastery བཀྲ་ཤིས་ལྷུན་པོ་།

Tashi Lhunpo Monastery

Tashi Lhunpo monastery is one of the four main monasteries of Gelugpa Monastery in central Tibet, others include DrepungSera, and Gaden

Peikutso lake

Peikutso lake

This is the 14th Highest lake in the world. Peikutso lake is a beautiful alpine lake near Shishapangma. Due to its remote location, a very tourist goes there.

Sakya Monastery

Sakya Monastery

The Sakya monastery is the principal Monastery to the Sakyapa Sect of Tibetan Buddhism. You can reach the monastery on your way to Shelkar town.

Gyantse Dzong

Gyantse Dzong

Gyantse Dzong is one of the most beautiful castles in the world. It is one of the best preserved dzongs in Tibet. Perched high above the town of Gyantse.

Gyantse Kumbum Stupa

Gyantse Kumbum Stupa

Gyantse Kumbum Stupa is the multi-storied aggregate of Buddhist chapels in Tibetan Buddhism. The most famous Buddhist Stupa in Tibet.

Gyantse Palchoe Monastery

Gyantse Palchoe Monastery

Gyantse Palchoe Monastery is the main monastery in the Gyantse Valley. The Monastery is considered one of the most beautiful monastic complex.

Samding Monastery

Samding Monastery

Samding Monastery, The monastery of  Soaring Meditation is located in a peninsula extending into Yamdrok Lake about 10 kilometers of Nangartse.

Shalu Monastery

Shalu Monastery

Samding Monastery, The monastery of  Soaring Meditation is located in a peninsula extending into Yamdrok Lake about 10 kilometers of Nangartse.

Rongbuk Monastery

Rongbuk Monastery

Rongbuk Monastery is the highest monastery in the world. The monastery is located on the north side of the Mount Everest in Tibet, near the Everest basecamp.

Cho Oyu Basecamp

Cho Oyu Basecamp

Cho Oyu Basecamp is easier accessible from the Tibet as compare with Nepal. You will only require an addition to visit it from Thigri. It is only 43 Km from Shelkar.

Shelkar fort and Monastery

Shelkar fort and Monastery

Shelkar is also called as the New Tingri town on central west Tibet. The town is very well known for its Shelkar Chode Monastery and the Shelkar fort.

Shishapangma Basecamp

Shishapangma Basecamp

Mount Shishapangma is the 14th Highest mountain in the World. It is located entirely in Tibet at 5 Kilometers from the Nepal Border.

Attractions on Shanan (Lhokha) Prefecture

Samye Monastery བསམ་ཡས་

Samye Monastery

Samye Monastery is the first Buddhist Monastery in Tibet. It is found Tibetan King Trisong Detsen in the 8th century with the Help from Guru Rinpoche

Mindrolling Monastery སྨིན་གྲོལ་གླིང་དགོན་པ་

Mindrolling Monastery

Mindrolling Monastery is one of six great monasteries of Nyingmapa sect of Tibetan Buddhism.  Located South of Yarlung Tsangpo river near Tsedang…

Tsedang རྩེ་ཐང།

Tsedang

Tsedang is known as the ancient capital of Tibet. It is a home of Tibetan civilization. It has been the capital of till the rule of Songtsen Gampo…

Chimphu མཆིམས་ཕུ་

Chimphu

Chimphu is the mediative hermit above the Samye Monastery. It is said to be the hermit for Guru Rinpoche in the 8th century…

Yamdrok Lake ཡར་འབྲོག་གཡུ་མཚོ་།

Yamdrok Lake

Yamdrok Lake is one of the four holy lakes in Tibet, besides Lhamo Lha Tso, Namtso, Manasarovar. The lake is located 116 km from Lhasa…

Serchen Lhatso Lake

Serchen Lhatso Lake

Serchen Lhatso Lake is Medro Serchen, The local deity of Medro Dongkhar. This lake is a pilgrim site. It is located 149 Kilometers from Lhasa …

Chonggye

Chonggye

Chonggye is the small town in the south of Shanan Prefecture. The town is known for its burial site for Tibet Kings like Songtsen Gampo and Trisong Detsen

Yurlung Tsangpo Valley

Yarlung Tsangpo Valley

The cradle of Tibetan Civilization. The Yarlung valley where we believe Tibetan Evolve from Monkey father and Ogress Mother. It is located south of Lhasa city…

Dorjee Drak Monastery རྡོ་རྗེ་བྲག་དགོན་པ།

Dorjee Drak Monastery

Dorjee Drak Monastery is one of six great monasteries of Nyingmapa sect of Tibetan Buddhism.  Located north of Yarlung Tsangpo river near Samye Monastery….

Drak Yangzong and Dzong Kumbum

Dorjee Drak Monastery

Dorjee Drak Monastery is one of six great monasteries of Nyingmapa sect of Tibetan Buddhism.  Located north of Yarlung Tsangpo river near Samye Monastery….

Dranang Monastery གྲ་ནང་དགོན་པ་

Dranang Monastery

Dranang Monastery is a small Sakyapa Monastery located 48km east of Lhasa Airport. It is well known for its rare wall murals of Indian and Chinese Fusion of Art…

Yumbulhakhang ཡུམ་བུ་བླ་སྒང།

Yumbulhakhang

Dranang Monastery is a small Sakyapa Monastery located 48km east of Lhasa Airport. It is well known for its rare wall murals of Indian and Chinese Fusion of Art…

Attractions on Ali (Ngari) Prefecture

Mount Kailash གངས་རིན་པོ་ཆེ་།

Mount Kailash

Mount Kailash is a peak in the Gangdise mountains, a part of western Himalaya in Tibet. It is the holiest mount in the world and most popular tourist destination in Tibet…

Guge Kingdom གུ་གེ་

Guge Kingdom

The last kingdom of the Tibetan empire, the Guge kingdom founded in the 10th Century. You can visit the ruin of this ancient Kingdom in western Tibet…

Manasarovar Lake མ་ཕམ་གཡུ་མཚོ།

Manasarovar Lake

Manasarover Lake is considered as one of the three holy lakes in Tibet. It is a popular pilgrim site for Hindus along with the Mount Kailash

Tholing Monastery མཐོ་ལྡིང་དགོན་པ་

 Tholing Monastery

Tholing Monastery was the main monastery in the Ancient Guge Kingdom. The Monastery plays a key role in rejuvenating Buddhism in Tibet…

Dungkar & Piyang དུང་དཀར་

Dungkar & Piyang

Tholing Monastery was the main monastery in the Ancient Guge Kingdom. The Monastery plays a key role in rejuvenating Buddhism in Tibet…

Rutok རུ་ཐོག་

Rutok

Rotuk is a small town in western Tibet where you can visit some few local spots like the monastery, Lake and primitive rock art…

Attractions on Nyintri Prefecture

BasumTso Lake

BasumTso Lake

BasumTso Lake is a very beautiful lake between Nyintri Bayi Town and Lhasa. The lake is also a sacred site for Nyingmapa tradition of Tibetan Buddhism

Rawo Lake

Rawo Lake

Rawo Lake is a beautiful alpine lake in Qamdo Prefecture. As this site mostly related to tour in Nyintri prefecture, be putting it here…

Midui Glacier

Midui Glacier

Midui Glacier is the most beautiful Glacier in Tibet. It is located near Rawu lake…

Responsible Tourism

I-Tibet travel and Tours is fully committed to responsible and Sustainable tourism practice in Tibet. Our privilege to be able to host you in Tibet also makes our responsibility in protecting nature and contributing back communities.

As a Local Tibetan travel agency in Lhasa. Our staffs are 100% local Tibetan tourism professionals. Additionally, We only use local Tibetan guides, other tours crews, and local business. 100% of the travel money goes to locals. Besides, We use 3% of the net profit into Environmental and social initiatives.

Being Tibetan, We know how vital the Tibetan environment is for the entire world. Mountains, glacier, and rivers are all cherished in our culture. We do our best to reduce the environmental impact of your tours in Tibet.

Following are Our ways:

a) No Small plastic bottles in the tour

All the drinking water are provided in the bigger container. So all visitors are asked to bring his/her own water bottle. In this way, we reduce hundreds and thousands of small plastic bottles. All the bigger containers are provided back to the manufacturer for reuse.

b) Incentives for practice

Incentives are given to guide and drivers. Who follow our strict directories on ethical practice towards sustainable and responsible tourism practice.

c) Staff Training every winter

Winter is a low season in Tibet tourism.  We provide skill training required for the practice of Responsible and Sustainable tourism practice, first Aids and emergency first responder training. One of our managers is certified Humanity Supply Chain management by fritz institute. We work closely with individuals from institute like Tibet Eco Travel initiatives and Local Tibet Red Cross society and other NGOs.

d) Tree Plantation

Some portion of the tour money  are save for our 1000 Tree plantation project. We will plant trees when we will have enough funds.

e) Smaller group size

All our tours are a small group to reduce environmental Impact. Since traveling in a smaller group has less impact on committed in an area than a big group. Therefore all our tour groups are small.

f) Trekking tours and environmental care in the wilderness of Tibet

During your trekking Tours, you will be walking across a very fragile ecosystem.  We do take extra care in our trekking tours preventing environmental effects. Following are how are take care of our environment our trekking tours.

1: We nothing leave mother behind.

We make sure we take all our rubbish and leave nothing behind.

2: We protect the grassland

A little destruction of Tibet’s fragile environment is irreversible. So, in the trekking tours, we will not make drainage surrounding your tent. Instead, we will provide trekkers with a better tent with bathtub style floors which prevent water from getting into the tent. We don’t put a small tent toilet. Even if we try to put the grass back, it is not the same. So when you are answering your nature called please enjoy the view.

3: Collecting the garbage along the way.

We have a saying in Tibet, “if you can’t help, don’t harm.” Here is our helping part. We always have extra yaks carrying the Garbages, our yak men will be collecting while waiting for the clients at the campsite. Yak man walks faster than all, and they have free time at the camp. While cook prepares for meals and drinks, We pay yaks men’s incentives in collecting the rubbish around the camp.

I-Tibet travel and tours, identify its self as a social enterprise.  For this, we dedicate 3% of our annual net profit to Social and environmental projects. Every winter we buy winter clothes for small children and donate to schools. In this way, besides donating winter cloth, we are also encouraging them to go to school.

It is important to make our guest understand Local Culture, Beliefs, and Ethics. Hence it will make it more comfortable during Our special tour arrangements. Like, your home visit, culture programs, and our others.

Sustainable toursim in Tibet

I-Tibet travel is local Tibetan travel agency based in Tibet. Being register in the year 1991, as Tibet Whole world international travel Co.Ltd.  Makes one of the oldest Tibetan travel agency in Lhasa. Thus we can to make all the Document require for your Tibet travel including travel permits. Our service includes wide ranges of Tibet tour packagesTibet group tour for Budget Travel. Also, You can book your Tibet flight tickets and Tibet train tickets. So, We hope you will choose a Local Tibetan travel agency to travel to Tibet.

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