Tibet travel tips

Transportation in Tibet

Situated high on the Qinghai - Tibet Plateau, Tibet is not easily accessible. Due to historical and geographic challenges, Tibet had no highways until 1951. With the economic support of the Chinese government a
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When to visit Tibet

Facts of the Climate & Weather in Tibet In fact, the weather in Tibet is not as harsh as many people imagine it to be. The popular time for travel to Tibet starts from April to the beginning of November, while
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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 enj
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Tibet vehicles rental

Vehicles Rental Renting a landcruiser with a driver has become the most popular way of getting around in Tibet. Even though you can still travel along most of main routes by public transport. (Toursists are not
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High altitude sickness

Also known as High Altitude Sickness, Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) is common at high altitudes due to the decreasing availability of oxygen. Most people will suffer differing degrees of symptoms at high elevat
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History of Tibet

Tibetans believe that they originated from a monkey and a Raksasi, who married under the order of Avalokiteshvara and gave birth to six children, thus starting the history of Tibet. Mt. Gongpori  located in the
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Tibetan costume

Owing to its high elevation and bad transportation conditions, Tibet has long had few exchanges with the outside world. Its solitude serves to help the birth and maintenance of the exotic Tibetan culture. Like
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Tibetan dance

As with many other minority ethnic groups in China, the Tibetan people are very adept at singing and dancing. With the snow covered land, high mountains and holy lakes as their settings, the songs and dances se
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Tibetan etiquettes

Meeting and GreetingAlthough this custom is fading, it is still regularly used. When encountering a friend or an acquaintance, a Tibetan removes his hat and bows while holding his hat in front of his chest. How
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