Travel Blog – Main reason to Know About Tibet

25
Dec

Guangzhou – Lhasa Flights

Taking flights to Lhasa from Guangzhou is the best way for tourists from Hongkong. There is one flight depart daily between Guangzhou and Lhasa which will take about 5 hours and it will make stops at Chongqing. The flight takes around five hours, and costs from US$197.00 for economy class tickets, depending on where you...
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12
Jan

How to Apply Tibet Travel Aliens Permit – Must needed document Outside Lhasa

Aliens’ Travel Permit, also known as “PSB Permit”, is a “must” for those who are planning to travel the “unopened areas” outside Lhasa. This permit is issued by the local Public Security Bureau ( PSB ) of Tibet’s different prefectures. 1. Who can apply for Aliens’ Travel Permit? All foreign tourists can apply for Aliens’...
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12
Jan

Getting Help on Tibet Trains

Some of the staff on the train speak English and they are easy-approaching and hospitable to foreign tourists. Getting help on Tibet Train is not a challenging. If one runs into any trouble, you may ask the head of the conductor for help. Do people feel Altitude Sickness after Train ride? On Day 3, most...
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16
Feb

Yunnan Tibet Train

Yunnan Tibet Railway belongs to the “Five Railways to Tibet” together with Qinghai Tibet Railway, Sichuan Tibet Railway, Xinjiang Tibet Railway and Gansu Tibet Railway. Various cultures from different ethnic groups and many fascinating attractions along the railway make it in great expectation. Started in 2009, some sections have already been open to traffic, while others are...
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21
Nov

Jampaling Monastery

When looking down from the top of the Tamala Pass, Jampaling Monastery appears tucked in the crisscrossing mountain ranges on a knoll-composed layers of red earth formed by ancient glaciers between the Tsarchu and Ngom Qu Rivers. This monastery was founded during the Ming period by a disciple of Tsongkapa after Tsongkapa’s religious reform in...
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10
Jan

Ganden Monastery

Ganden monastery is the greatest and the oldest monastery of the Gelug Sect. It is also one of three principal monasteries in Lhasa.  Other two are Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery). At its peak, it had a registration of more than 4,000 monks. Tsongkhapa, the founder of Gelug Sect, established it as the first Gelug...
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27
Jan

Tibetan Medicine treatment

Diagnosis methods Traditional Tibetan medicine mainly consist of interrogating, observing and touching. According to its theory, diseases are divided into two groups. They are heat symptoms and cold symptoms. And the Tibetan medicine treatment include inducing vomiting, clearing away heat, purgation and diuresis. Besides the medicines, it adopts various kinds of methods, such as acupuncture,...
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14
Jan

Kathmandu – Lhasa Flights

The flight between Lhasa and Kathmandu is the only international flight in Tibet. The flight will take only about one and half an hour and the timetable is changeable. For there is a time difference between Nepal and China, the depart time and arrival time of the following timetable is local time. Kathmandu Lhasa Flight...
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12
Jun

How to Travel from United kingdom to Tibet

For visitors to Tibet from the United Kingdom, it is the journey of a lifetime and is much like a trip to another world. Set far apart from the U.K., in distance as well as in culture, Tibet is a stunning land of high mountains, beautiful scenery, and captivating lakes. Set on the high plateau to...
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