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Monlam Prayer Festival

The Monlam Chenmo, also known as The Great Prayer Festival, is the most important Tibetan Buddhist celebration of the year. It falls on the 4th – 11th day of the 1st Tibetan Lunar month. Monlam means “wish-path” – the Buddhist path of helping others through the prayers. The Monlam Chenmo commemorates the Buddha’s enlightenment or […]

Qinghai Lake/ Lake Kokonor/ Tsongongpo

Tsongongpo/Qinghai Lake/Kokonor Lake Qinghai Lake (Tib Tsongongpo, Mogol Lake Kokonor ) is  at  an elevation of 3200m. The Qinghai Province named after the lake.  It  is the largest lake in all of China and largest salt lake in Asia.  Qinghai Lake is regarded as holy by Tibetans and Mongolians and this is also the sea […]

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. The most famous Tibetan horse festivals such as Litang Horse Festival or Yushu Horse Festival  take place every summer in Kham, where Tibetans compete and show […]

Pelyul/ Baiyu དཔལ་ཡུལ

Pelyul/Baiyu County Pelyul county (3150m) is a large and rapidly expanding town with great number of Han Chines. The most Khampas with traditional Tibet clothes you see in town are on pilgrimage  from outside  town.  Though the number of Tibetans who live in town getting less but the Pelyul Monastery which located upper side of […]

Dege/Derge སྡེ་དག

  Above pic is taken on the way from Chola Mountain to Dege. Dege is often regarded the heart of Kham Tibet. It lies on the bank of Sugchu River, a tributary of Yantze River. The town of Dege  located next to Dege Gomchen and Parkhang(Dege Printer house) in the Sugchu valley. It takes about […]

Dzochen & Manigango

Dzochen Monastery This picture is taken in front of Dzochen Monastery retreat center From Sershul take the southwest road to Gartse 30km before reach Manigango, you will see Dzochen township on the right side of the road cross the river. You will reach the Dzochen monastery after going about 2km to the south into the […]

Sershul (Shiqu)

Sershul/ Shiqu Serchul or Dzachuka is located the bordering of Qinghai and Sichuan province. It’s about 135km east from Jyekundo(Yushu) and 220km west of Manigango. Sershul is found at the upper reaches of Yalong river. The Sershul town itself is not a interesting place, but the outskirt of the town has many nomads people herdering […]

Jyekundo/ Yushu

Jyekundo/Yushu སྐྱེ་དགུ་མདོ Jyekundo or Yushu is a mojor Tibetan town located in the northwest region of Kham. Jyekundo town is found along the tributary of the Drichu(Tongtian He), which contribute to upper reach of mighty Yangtse River(Changjiang). It is a town with a long tradition of trade and is as the site of the prestigious […]


Golok/Golog/Guoluo  མགོ་ལོག Golok Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture/ མགོ་ལོག་བོད་རིགས་རང་སྐྱོང་ཁུལ: is located in Southeastern of Qinghai Province and Eastern edge of Tibetan Plateau. As it is located in the upper reach of Yellow River, also known as the Source of Yelllow river. Golok is one of the biggest Tibetan Population in Qinghai Province, 90% of population are Tibetan […]


Rebkong/Tongren  རེབ་གོང Rebkong(Tib: རེབ་གོང/reb gong/Repkong/ cn: Tongren),  is located in the Golden Valley of the Rongwu Guchu River  in Malho (rma lho, Huangnan) prefecture southeast of  Qinghai province, The valley is at about 2600m(8500 feet) above sea-level, extends from the north to south, and is surrounded by several mountains. Rebkong is also famous for it’s […]

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