Tibet Travel

As the home of Tibetan Buddhism, Tibet has attracted more and more visitors with its mysterious culture and incredible scenery. Tibet Autonomous Region covers an area of about 120 square kilometers. The amazing landscape of Tibet is quite diverse. There are magnificent snow mountains, clear lakes, boundless grassland and running rivers. Besides the beautiful natural landscape, the mysterious culture has made it a holy land in many people’s heart.

The whole Tibet can is divided into several regions: Lhasa City, Shannan, Shigates, Nyingchi, Ngari, Changdu and Naqu. Lhasa is usually the first destination for people who travel to Tibet. It is very convenient to travel to other places from Lhasa. Book a Tibet tour

Lhasa

Potala Palace

Lhasa is the capital of Tibet and also the transportation hub. The Potala Palace is located in the center of the city and it is a landmark of Lhasa. >>more

Shannan

Yamdrok Lake

Shannan is the place where Tibetan culture originated. Legend says that this is where bodhi monkey and raksasi married and gave birth to original Tibetan people. The first monastery, the first palace and the first village of Tibet were given birth in this place. >>more

Shigatse

Mt Everest

Shigatse is located on the southwest of Tibetan Plateau. The average altitude is over 4000 meters. The city was built six hundred years ago. It is the second largest city in Tibet. This a place where you can watch the Mt. Everest, which is the highest peak in the world. >>more

Nyingchi (Linzhi)

Yarlung Zangbu Grand Canyon

Nyingchi is located in the southeast of the Tibet. It covers an area of 116175 square kilometers. The average altitude is 3100 meters, which is lower than most other parts of Tibet. It is famous for its beautiful natural scenery. The Yarlung Zangbu Grand Canyon is the deepest canyon in the world. >>more

Ngari (Ali)

Ruin of guge kingdom

Nagri is located in the west of Tibet which covers an area of 30.4 square kilometers with very small population. The Himalayas and the Kailash meet here. So it is called the Father of All Mountains. At the same time, it is also the place where the Yarlung Zangbo River, the Indus River and the Ganges River originated. >>more

Tibet Climate

The distinctive geographical location of Tibet and its high altitude make unique climate of Tibet. The climate of Tibet is generally more harsh with thin air, insufficient oxygen, intense sunlight and ultraviolet radiation. While it still can be touched to experience its breath-taking views and rich cultural heritage. >>more

Tibet Geography

Tibet located on the Tibetan Plateau is the world’s highest region. It is in the southwest of the Central China plain.Tibet owns some of the world’s tallest mountains, with several of them making the top 10 list. Mount Everest, at 8,848 metres (29,029 ft), is the highest mountain on earth.  >>more

Tibet Cuisine

A taste of local food is something that a traveler cannot miss in a tour. Tibet is no exception. The local cuisine in Tibet is usually beef, mutton, zanba, buttered tea, highland barley wine and etc. Besides local food, there are also many other kinds of cuisine in Tibet, such as Sichuan cuisine, Nepal cuisine, western cuisine and etc. >>more

Tibet Hotels

There are hotels of different star rates available in Tibet. The hotels of the same star-rates may not be as good as the ones in Beijing and Shanghai. There are many deluxe hotels in Lhasa. However, it may be not the case in other places in Tibet. There may be no star-rate hotels in some remote areas. Book a hotel in Lhasa

Tibet Festivals

There are many local festivals in Tibet, such as the Tibetan New Year, Shoton Festival and etc. >>more

Best Time to Visit Tibet

It is generally believed that summer is the best season to travel in Tibet because the climate is mild and oxygen is relatively sufficient. In fact, Tibet is a place can be visited all year round. >>more

Tibet Travel Permit

Foreigners who would like to visit Tibet must have a Tibet Permit. Tourists could get one through travel agency. It’s best to apply it 15 days in advance. >>more

Tibet Travel Tips

Due to the special geographical conditions, there are some travel tips for tourists who would like to travel to Tibet including dealing with altitude sickness, travel advice and etc. >>more

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