Tibet travel tips

Map of Tibet - learn where is Tibet

This article aims to inform you about "Where is Tibet" with maps of Tibet, showing the location of Tibet in the world, Asia as well as in China. This Useful Tibet Travel Guide show the map of Tibet Autonomous R
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Tibet Permit & Tibet visa travel updates

Friday the March 10th 2017 - Tibet Permit Updates:Good News! Based on the information we get from Tibet Tourism Bureau (TTB) office Today that travel agencies can submit the Tibet permit application for the groups starting at early of April. Please feel free to contact WindhorseTour for any inquiry to Tibet, our staff will be more than happy to help you on the travel planning. You are welcome to leave your…
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Tibet Permits

For the latest information, please check 2017 Tibet Permit & Tibet Visa Travel Updates. Four required documents for foreign travelers in Tibet.A valid Chinese Visa or Tibet Group Visa.The Tibet Tourism Bureau P
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Qinghai - Tibet Railway train schedule and tips

It is a great choice to travel to Tibet by train, since the route along Qinghai Tibet Railway offers travelers a remarkable memories filled with splendid scenery.Renowned as the world's highest railway, Qinghai Tibet Railway is a landmark achievement in Chinese construction and engineering. The highest point on the line is 5,072 m. (16,640 ft.) above sea level. The railway covers 960 km. (597 mi.) at an…
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Tibet Buddhism reincarnation system

The Reincarnation System is the unique system of succession in Tibetan Buddhism, based on the Buddhist theory that the soul of Buddha never perishes and would reincarnate to deliver mankind out of tribulation again.The system was initially created by Karma Kagyu of the Black Hat Sect of Tibetan Buddhism at the end of 12th century. It was said that when the leader of Karma Kagyu was dying, in order to…
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Tibetan burial customs

Tibetan burial customs are based on Buddhist belief in reincarnation. Tibetans are not afraid of death. They believe that death does not terminate a life, but indicates rebirth. They face death with calm. Their family members and relatives do not grieve. Generally, funeral rituals practiced in Tibet are stupa burial, sky burial , cremation, water burial, and internment. Cliff burial and tree burial are…
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People in Tibet

Luopa people mainly live in the southeast of Tibet. Most of them live by farming. The Luopa people are very skillful. Their handworks plaited with bamboo are exquisite. Both of the two races only have oral language, no written one. Most of them believe in their own aboriginal religion, with a few as Buddhists. Though monogamous marriage is the main marriage form, polygamy still exists. In the past, they…
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Tibet festivals

The unique Tibetan culture is one of the most important features that attracts millions of people travel to Tibet every year. What is the best way to experience the local customs and cultures?Attend the Tibetan Festivals with the locals!
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Overview of Tibet

Brief Introduction of TibetTibet (Xizang), known as the 'Roof of the World', has become a dream destination for climbers, adventurers and regular tourists from all over the world. Visitors are guaranteed to enjoy the enthralling year-round snow mountains, mysterious religions, exotic customs and spectacular inhabitants of Tibet.The Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR), short for 'Zang', is located in the…
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Tibet medical treatments, Tibet hospitals

With the continuous efforts of Tibetan people and the financial and material help of other Chinese people, conditions of health facilities in Tibet have considerably improved in recent years. A complete network of hospitals, public health centers, clinics and other medical institutions at levels of province, city, county and township have long been well established. The population of doctors, dentists,…
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