Tibet Travel Permit for Foreigners and Application Procedure（2020）
I. What is a Tibet Travel Permit? The Tibet Travel Permit, also called the Tibet Travel Paper or the Tibet Travel Confirmation Letter, is issued by the Tibet Administration of Tourism. It is the required document for non-Chinese citizens to apply
Instructions for Visiting Potala Palace
This article was originally published by Chinaviator, please do not reprint. The Potala Palace is a must-see scenic spot for Tibetan tourists. Due to the particularity of Potala Palace, there are many things to pay attention to when visiting
How to enjoy the trip to Tibet? First-time traveler Note
This article was originally published by Chinaviator, please do not reprint The Tibet Autonomous Region is very large, with an area of 1.2 million square kilometers, accounting for one eighth of China's total area, the equivalent of&nb
How to get to Mt.Kailash?
As a holy pilgrimage site for different religious faiths, there are different land routes for visitors to reach Mount Kailash. And the most popular way to choose is via Tibet.Travel from Tibet: the most popular way for most foreign tourists to arriv
What can we know about Mt. Kailash ?
Mount Kailash as one of the ten mountains in China is located in Burang County, in the far southwestern Tibet. Literally meaning mountain of God, Mount Kailash is a holy mountain worshiped by four influential religions, including Bön, Buddhism, Hin
What is the altitude of Lhasa? What’s the weather like in Lhasa?
Lhasa is located in the middle of Tibet, which is the capital of Tibet Autonomous Region and also the center of politics, economy and culture. Lhasa is located on the roof of the world with an altitude of 3658 meters, which is one of the highest citi
How is the climate in Tibet?
Most areas of Tibet is a high-altitude desert plateau at more than 4000m. Days in summer( June to September) are warm, sunny and generally dry, but temperatures drop quickly after dark. It’s always cool above 4000m and often freezing at night, thou
Which etiquette is there in Tibet?
Clothing: Don’t wear brief skirts or shorts, especially at religious sites.Pointing: Don’t point at people or statues with your finger, use your full upturned hand.Touching: Don’t pat children on the head, as the head is considered sacred in Ti
How to get to Mt. Everest from Lhasa ? What are the routes?
Currently there is no airport on or near Mount Everest, as well as no railway built to Mount Everest. China and Nepal are said to be discuss building a railway connecting Lhasa with Kathmandu which will pass by Mount Everest. The only way to get to M
How to plan Mount Everest Travel?
1. Choose a gateway to start your trip - Lhasa or Kathmandu. Currently travelers usually get to Lhasa first, then travel to Mount Everest. The road from Kathmandu to Mount Everest is not accessible because of earthquake. Travelers can take flights to
How to trek to Everest Base Camp?
There are three major trekking:A. Easy short trekking from Rongbuk Monastery to Everest Base Camp;B. Moderate trekking from Old Tingri to Everest Base Camp;C. Trekking beyond Everest Base Camp to Camp 1, Camp 2, Camp 3… Summit.Gen
Which festivals are there in Tibet?
It is based on the Buddhist culture in Tibet, and the Tibetan Buddhism affects all aspects of people’s life. At the same time, they have their own customs and folkways. There are so many different Buddhist festivals every year. So I will tell you s
What to see in Jokhang Temple?
Life-sized Statue of ShakyamuniThe Jowo Rinpoche (or Jowo Shayamuni), a life-sized (5 foot/1.5m) statue of the Shakyamuni of age 12, is the treasure of Jokhang Temple as well as the great collection of Tibet. It is said that the Jowo Rinpoche was
Which areas require the Alien’s Travel Permit?
Presently, only Lhasa and Nagqu are opened to foreigners and all other areas are regarded as unopened areas for foreigners. Aliens’ Travel Permit as one of essential document is a must to visit them, including:1. Shigatse Area: including Sak
Which monasteries are there in Tibet?
Buddhism is essence of Tibetan culture. And monasteries are the best place to experience Buddhism. You can see devout and knowledgeable lamas in every monastery you visit. Besides, Tibet monasteries are also featured in spectacular architectural styl