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How to get a Tibet Travel permit? Updated for 2022 & 2023 Tibet Tours

If you do not apply for a Tibet Travel Permit in advance, your long-held desire of learning Tibetan culture may go unfulfilled, particularly if you are a foreigner. Tibet Travel Permit, also known as the Tibet entry permit, is the legal document that allows foreign visitors to visit and stay in Tibet. Remember that it...
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What is the best month to visit Tibet?

The autonomous region of Tibet is a spiritually and culturally rich plateau, located at an altitude of 4,380m (14,370 feet). To make the most of your time, we recommend you to travel during the summer (May-September), which is considered to be the best season to visit Tibet. As summer also means monsoon, the best months...
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Can you travel independently in Tibet without a tour guide?

Located quite literally on the lap of the Himalayas, Tibet is a traveler’s dream. However, if you’re a solo traveler planning to visit the plateau, you may want to re-evaluate your plans. Visiting Tibet without a guide as a foreign tourist isn’t a possibility. Private tour to Tibet, accompanied only by a local guide Fortunately,...
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Why travel is the best gift for young graduates

There is nothing quite like graduating college. Surrounded by friends and family, we celebrate the true transition of an individual to adulthood. Especially as a guardian, witnessing the growth of a  young graduate in your life is a special experience. There is no knowing the heights they will reach, the opportunities and the challenges they...
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Gongbo New Year celebration in Nyingchi, Tibet

Gongbo New Year celebration in Nyingchi, Tibet

The earliest Tibetan New Year festival in Tibet known regionally as the Gongbo New Year is an interesting occasion whose history traces back to the Gongbo king period. Now, the question is why do the Gongbo people celebrate new year festival so early? Surprisingly, Tibet has several regional new year festivals that includes Nyingchi Gongbo...
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To go on this sacred pilgrimage is to go on the journey of your lifetime!

As we arrived into Nepal we spent our first few days in Kathmandu. We had the opportunity to experience the intriguing beauty of Nepal, with its unique art forms and beautiful architecture.  It was fascinating to see how the Hindus and Buddhist peacefully  live together in this country.  As we started on our journey to...
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Kailash Yatra 2018

Jayni’s Kailash Manasarovar Yatra Experience: September/October 2018

Traveling through the lush green mountain valley of the Nepal Himalayas, we made the journey through remote areas of Tibet towards the site of our Yatra. Although much of the journey to and through Tibet proved to be arduous with narrow mountain passages, bumpy unpaved roads, and the increasing altitude, I was blown away by...
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Gyantse Monastery

Lhasa to Kathmandu Tour via Everest Base Camp – 10 Days

Explore Tibet’s rich culture and landscape with tours of remarkable monasteries, exotic caves, cultural sites and the EBC. Lhasa and Kathmandu are two exotic places that fixate every traveler with their spectacular beauty. Lhasa the “place of Gods” and Kathmandu, the “city of Temple” never fail to allure travelers from all around the world. Traversing...
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Yamdrok Tso Lake

Yamdrok Tso Lake – Largest Amongst Four Holy Lakes in Tibet

Yamdrok Tso Lake, also known as Yamdrok Yumtso, is one of the four largest holy lakes in Tibet, besides Nam Tso Lake and Lake Manasarovar. The lake is situated at the south of Yarlung Tsangpo river within Langkazi county in Shannan region of Tibet. Perched at an altitude of 14, 570 ft (4,440 m), the...
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Rongbuk Monastery – The Highest Monastery in the world

Rongbuk monastery, also known as Dzarongpu was initially established with the name of Dongnga Chöling in 1902 by the Nyingmapa lama Tsedru Ngawang Tenzin. The highest Tibetan Buddhist monastery in the world lies near the base of the north face of Mount Everest, at the end of the Dzakar Chu valley at Basum Township in...
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