Tibet Travel Tips

Overland Routes to Tibet

March 14th, 2015  |  by  |  published in Field Notes, Tibet Travel Tips

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 at this moment. These challenging routes attract many travelers to follow these ancients trade routes.  There are different rules and restrictions to […]

Tibet Train Tickets

January 30th, 2015  |  by  |  published in Tibet Travel Tips

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

April 22nd, 2010  |  by  |  published in Tibet Travel Tips

Maps of Tibet

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 and all Tibetan Autonomous Prefectures and Counties) set up by the People’s Republic of China.

Getting to Tibet

April 22nd, 2010  |  by  |  published in Tibet Travel Tips

Getting to Tibet

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 Nepal, and traveling to Tibetan areas outside the Tibet Autonomous Region.

Entrance Ticket Prices in Tibet

April 1st, 2010  |  by  |  published in Central Tibet, Tibet Travel Tips

Entrance Ticket Prices in Tibet

All major monasteries and national parks require visitors to purchase entrance tickets. These tickets are often colorful, and some include small CDs or postcards. In the summer, tickets are full price, though some are discounted by up to 50% during the tourist low season in the winter. Over the years, ticket prices have increased, and […]

Travel FAQ

March 27th, 2010  |  by  |  published in Tibet Travel Tips

Tibet is open! Travel information on Tibet is always changing and SnowLion Tours aims to provide the most up-to-date information possible. If you’ve read other news about the travel situation in Tibet, especially if it was written before 2008, it is likely out of date. The Lonely Planet Thorntree Forum- Tibet is also a good […]

Recommended Tibet Guidebooks

January 25th, 2010  |  by  |  published in Tibet Travel Tips

Recommended Tibet Guidebooks

There are many Tibet guidebooks out there, and each has its strong points. While some focus only on the Tibet Autonomous Region, other books cover the Amdo and Kham regions,

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