Tibet Travel Guide, Advice and Tips

Latest highly practical Tibet Travel advice about weather, best time to visit Tibet, cost, permits, transportation, attractions, high altitude sickness, maps, etc. Check the tips and information for your traveling in Tibet.

Lhoka map
Lhoka map includes the city downtown layouts and attractions. Check the detailed Lhoka travel maps and find your interested tourist attractions, locations, nearby counties, etc.

Lhoka Map

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Gyantse map includes city downtown and tourist attractions. Check the detailed Gyantse travel maps and find your interested tourist spots, locations, nearby counties, etc.

Gyantse Map

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butter sculpture
Tibetan Butter Sculpture is a special form of art made of ghee. It's widely used as offerings by Tibetan Buddhism. It's also an important feature of Tibetan culture.
Triten Norbutse
Tourist introduction to Bonismo. Bon, as a Tibetan indigenous religion, after centuries of evolution, it's now officially recognized as a religious group with equal rights as the Buddhist schools. Tibetan Buddhism is derived from Bon and Buddhism. See more details.
Nyingchi on Tibet map
Nyingchi is also been called Switzerland in Tibet. Check the detailed Nyingchi travel map and find your interested tourist attractions, locations, nearby counties, etc.

Nyingchi Map

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Shigatse map
Shigatse is the second-largest city of Tibet, and it's also the most visited city except Lhasa. Check the detailed Shigatse travel maps and find your interested tourist attractions, locations, nearby counties, etc.

Shigatse Map

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See the distributions of major tourist attractions.
Lhasa is the capital city of Tibet. It is also the first impression of a Tibet tour for most travelers. Check the detailed Lhasa travel maps and find tourist attractions, Streets, locations, nearby counties, etc.

Lhasa Map

Beatrice

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Monks of Gelug Sect
The Gelug Sect is a Tibetan Buddhist denomination. Tibetan Gelug means good at constraints in Tibetan. The school emphasizes strict observance of the Buddhism law, hence its name.
Tibetan Buddhism
Tibetan Buddhism is very important to Tibetan people as it affects every aspect of their lives. Here's the brief introduction of the beginning, development, and schools of Tibetan Buddhism to help travelers understand Tibetan culture better.
Tibetan Kasaya
Tibet has rich cultures where you can find authentic traditions of Buddhists in every element of the place. It was almost 2500 years back when Lord Buddha himself wore monastic robes. Check the history, meaning and various types of Kasaya in Tibet.
Most people like to take train to enjoy the scenery along Qinghai-Tibet railway.
Before you board on the Tibet train and travel through Qinghai-Tibet Railway, you may have many questions about this sky road. We list all the scenic spots along the railway as well as frequently asked questions.
Traveling to Tibet by train is one of the best ways to explore Tibet. Lanzhou, the capital city of Gansu province is an excellent gateway to Tibet.
Traveling to Tibet by train is one of the best ways to explore Tibet. Lanzhou, the capital city of Gansu province is an excellent gateway to Tibet. Thus there are large quantities of tourists take a train tour to Tibet from Lanzhou.

Lanzhou Tibet Train

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Tibet train
The facilities on the Tibet train are well-equipped, such as Soft-Sleeper Berth, Hard-Sleeper Berth, air conditioning, food supply, and oxygen supply.
Qinghai Tibet Train
We offer the up to date schedule and ticket price of Tibet Trains from Bejing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Chongqing, Lanzhou and Xining to Lhasa. Also include the more detailed info like how to buy it, Children’s Tibet Train ticket as well as luggage limitation & prohibited items.

Tibet Train Price

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train
Taking a train to Lhasa from Chongqing must be an unforgettable journey. Z223 is available for passengers who plan to have a Tibet train tour. The whole distance from Chongqing to Lhasa is about 3030 kilometers and the duration time is about 35h and 30m.
Tibet Train Tour from Xi'an
Travel from Xi'an to Lhasa by train is a recommended choice, there are two routes to Tibet via Xi'an, the Z265 originates from Guangzhou Railway Station and Z165 originates from Shanghai Railway Station.
Xining to Lhasa Train
The demands for train tickets from Xining to Lhasa is the largest among other trains to Lhasa. And it’s the shortest train journey to Tibet and you will view the amazing scenery of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau.
 Tibet train tour from Guangzhou is convenient.
As a major city of China, Tibet train tour from Guangzhou is convenient.Train to Lhasa from Guangzhou depart every other day, having your Tibet tour by train will offer you a flexible schedule.
Chengdu is the nearest major city to Lhasa. Many travelers go to Chengdu first by international flight, then take train to Lhasa to visit this mysterious land.
Many travelers prefer to take a train from Chengdu to Lhasa as they just need to spend 36 hours for reaching Lhasa by train. Meanwhile, they also can enjoy the unique scenery of the Qinghai-Tibet plateau.
Shanghai to Lhasa train map
Taking Shanghai to Lhasa train Z164 is an incredible journey. It covers 4,373km distance and takes around 47 hours 27 minutes. Check the latest ticket price, schedule, booking service, useful tips and the highlights of this train tour along the Qinghai-Tibet Railway.