Xining Day Trips

Xining Day Trips

Xining, known as Siling in Tibetan, is the start of the Qinghai-Tibet Railway and the gateway to the Amdo region of Tibet. Just outside the city are many famous monasteries, nation...

Lhasa Highlights

Lhasa Highlights

Lhasa is most famous for its historic monasteries and temples. But what about the other sites that give you insight into the culture and life of Tibetans? While visiting Lhasa, tak...

Lhasa Day Trips

Lhasa Day Trips

There are many locations near Lhasa that are worth visiting for a day or two. These sights give you a chance to experience the beauty of Tibetan land and culture outside the city....

Tibet Autonomous Region Maps

Tibet Autonomous Region Maps

Trying to get a better idea of where your itinerary will lead you? Want to map out your trip or plan the best order to visit different sites? Check out these maps, which are all pu...

Volunteering in Tibet

Volunteering in Tibet

Are you interested in an intimate, service-learning experience in Tibet? Try volunteering. Teach English at a primary school in a nomadic area or spend some time helping fix up an ...

Tibet Travel Tips


Overland Routes to Tibet
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Journey to Tibet has long been dream for many travelers. Even though there are many ways to reach Tibet. But these incredible 6 overland routes to Tibet are the only options by car...

Tibet Train Tickets
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Interested in taking the train to Tibet? SnowLion Tours can assist travelers in purchasing Beijing, Chengdu, Xi'an, and Xining to Lhasa train tickets....

Maps of Tibet
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Ethnic Tibetan areas encompass a space much larger than the Tibet Autonomous Region. The map above shows all of the ethnic Tibetan entities (including the Tibet Autonomous Region a...

Getting to Tibet
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Tibet is now easier to access than ever. Here's some advice on getting there. Read for more information on Tibet Travel Permits, entering Tibet via mainland China, entering via Nep...

Tibet Travel News


2016 Tibet Permit and Tibet visa situation updates
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2015 – 2016 Tibet Travel Permits and Tibet Visa June 28th, 2016 updates: Tibet travel regulation finally stabilised after constant changes made by Tibet Tourism Bureau due to...

Looking for Travel Companions
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Are you looking to join a group trip to Tibet? Do you already have a group, but are looking for another member to join? Traveling to Tibet with like-minded others helps lower costs...

Tourists stuck at the Mt.Everest North Face Base Camp
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Tourists stuck in the Mt.Everest North Face Base Camp today-Oct 14th,2013. According to local authorities, over 80 tourists, among 19 are foreigner has been stuck at the Everest Ba...

Packing List for Tibet
Jun 28, 2010 | by | 2 Comments | Read →

When packing for Tibet, there are two main ideas to keep in mind. One, pack light. Two, layer your clothes. Tibet sits atop a plateau, and when the sun is shining during the day, i...


Destinations

  • Xining Day Trips
    Xining Day Trips

    Xining, known as Siling in Tibetan, is the start of the Qinghai-Tibet Railway and the gateway to the Amdo region of Tibet. Just outside the city are many famous monasteries, nation...

  • Lhasa Highlights
    Lhasa Highlights

    Lhasa is most famous for its historic monasteries and temples. But what about the other sites that give you insight into the culture and life of Tibetans? While visiting Lhasa, tak...

  • Lhasa Day Trips
    Lhasa Day Trips

    There are many locations near Lhasa that are worth visiting for a day or two. These sights give you a chance to experience the beauty of Tibetan land and culture outside the city....

  • Tibet Autonomous Region Maps
    Tibet Autonomous Region Maps

    Trying to get a better idea of where your itinerary will lead you? Want to map out your trip or plan the best order to visit different sites? Check out these maps, which are all pu...

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Amdo Tibet

Amdo Tibet
Amdo Tibet

The traditional Tibetan region of Amdo, is located on the northeast corner of the Tibetan Plateau. Though most of Amdo lies in modern day Qinghai province, large regions also are l...

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Central Tibet

Central Tibet
Central Tibet

  Central Tibet (Lhasa and Ngari region) About Lhasa region Lhasa, the Tibetan capital, is located in U-Tsang. This central region of Tibet, which averages above 3600m, is hom...

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Kham Tibet

Kham Tibet
Kham Tibet

The Kham region of Tibet is located in the Chinese provinces of Sichuan, Tibet, Qinghai, and Yunnan. Kham is known for its verdant grasslands, craggy mountains, and pure rivers. Th...

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Field Notes

Overland Routes to Tibet
Overland Routes to Tibet

Journey to Tibet has long been dream for many travelers. Even though there are many ways to reach Tibet. But these incredible 6 overland routes to Tibet are the only options by car...

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Photo Gallery

Photography
Photography

Collected from years of traveling across Tibet, this gallery includes pictures of the people, buildings, wildlife, and landscapes of all regions of Tibet. See our Amdo, Kham, U-Tsa...

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