Travel Blog – Main reason to Know About Tibet

17
Dec

Basum Tso

2,000 meters long and several hundred meters wide, Basum tso (also called Drak Sum Lake, which means three rocks and three lakes in Tibetan) shapes like a huge crescent set in the Grand Canyon. Birds like the yellow ducks and white cranes flock here for the numerous fish in the lake. The reflection of white...
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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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12
Apr

Domestic flights baggage allowance

Can you give a specific definition of checked baggage and carry-on? Checked baggage refers to the luggage given to the carrier for transport and picked up at the final destination. Carry-on or hand luggage refers to the smaller bags and personal items you are permitted to bring onto the plane and keep in the cabin...
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06
Jun

Things to Pack for Tibet Travel

Hotel confirmation Make sure you have all y0our paperwork in order before you leave. It is good idea to print of all hotel confirmations in Chinese and English. This will be useful if you don’t speak Chinese or Tibetan and especially when you need to take any taxis.   Important Travel Documents Have you packed...
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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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21
Nov

Kubum Monastery

Kubum Monastery, is located in Qinghai Province, in the county of Huangzhong, which is more than 20 kilometers from Xining proper. It was built mainly for the Gelugpa or the Yellow Hat Sect, a kind of Buddhism that is popular in Tibet. Hence, the monastery is more than a home for the monks; it’s also...
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30
Apr

Rad des Leben – Tibetischen Buddhismus

Das Lebensrad, ist die Darstellung des liedhaften Wiedergeburstenkreislaufs, aus dem Befreiung zu finden jedeR bemüht sein sollte. Es gehört zu den ältesten Bildtypen der buddhistischen Malerei. Es ist die altindische Vorstellung vom Wirken des Karma, die im Bild des Lebensrades symbolisch veranschaulicht ist. An Tempeln schmückt es meist die Aussenwand der Vorhalle. Bevor der Gläubige...
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15
Jun

How to Travel in Tibet from Singapore

For those who want to get from Singapore to Tibet, there are actually only two main routes: through mainland China to the plateau, or from Kathmandu to Nepal to Lhasa. Although this method may seem daunting, it is simple and convenient for Singaporean tourists. Singaporeans can enter China visa-free for a limited time, which makes...
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Lhasa River Winter freeze
05
Mar

Best of Winter Tours – Lhasa and beyond

  With an average altitude of 4,500 meters, Tibet is always mistakenly considered unbearably cold and off the list of winter destinations. However, travelers who have actually been there believe it to be the best winter destination in Asia. First, Tibet is not as cold as many people imagine. In the daytime, it is actually...
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