Travel Blog – Main reason to Know About Tibet

08
Nov

Tibetan Calligraphy

Throughout the centuries, Tibetan calligraphy improve a lot. It have been using different types of writing styles. Two of those styles, U-chen and U-me are the most commonly used. U-chen style is also called the “cristated script”. This is because when each letter is drawn, a horizontal stroke is used on the top and it...
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13
Dec

Shanghai Lhasa Trains

T164, as one of the early three railway links with Tibet, connects Shanghai with Lhasa. The railway line covers 8 provinces from east to west China and has 4373 km in total. It normally takes about 47. 47 hours to reach Lhasa from Shanghai. As the train travels amid mountainous range, conductors of each compartment...
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namchak Barwa
28
Apr

Mount Namcha Barwa

“Namcha barwa” in the Tibetan language carries several meanings, of which one goes as “the burning thunder and lightning” and another “the spear that shoots upright to the heaven”. The main peak of Mount Namcha Barwa is 7,782 meters high and famed as “the father of icebergs”. The foot of the peak abounds with a...
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28
Apr

Flug von Chengdu nach Lhasa: Die häufigsten Flüge nach Tibet

Der internationale Flughafen Chengdu Shuangliu liegt 16 km von der Innenstadt von Chengdu entfernt. Dieser geschäftige Flughafen bietet täglich 17 Direktflüge nach Lhasa. Es ist ein wichtiger Flughafen für einheimische und internationale Touristen, um vom chinesischen Festland nach Tibet einzureisen. Um Ihnen zu helfen, Ihre Tibetreise von Chengdu auf dem Luftweg zu organisieren. Hier bieten...
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02
Nov

Tibet Travel FAQ’s

1. Are independent travelers allowed in Tibet? “ Independent travel has been prohibited in Tibet since 2008, so all the travellers should come part of an organized tour group or a private tour from a local Tibet based agency, because all foreign travellers should have the permit to travel into Tibet, so only the local...
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01
May

Tibetan People and Life on Tibet

People and life of Tibetans, Tibet- Qinghai serve as a home to Tibetan, Monba, Luoba, and a few other people. Tibetan People number an estimate of 7.8 million. Significant Tibetan minorities also live outside of Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) in China, and in India, Nepal, and Bhutan. Inside Tibet Autonomous Region, the Tibetans are the...
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02
Nov

Tibetan Religion

Long before, Buddhism came into Tibet, Tibetans followed the Local Bon religion, a type of Shamanism. which brought from Shang-shung kingdom, Present day Ngari Prefecture. About Bon religion see here detail. During reign of 28th king Lha thothori Nyantsen, Few Indian missionary came with sacred Buddhist scripture to his court. which nobody understand meaning inside....
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03
Nov

Namtso Lake – World Highest Salt Lake

Namtso is 4718 meters above sea level and is the highest lake in the world, covering an area of ​​2.400 square kilometers. Behind the Nyachen Tangla mountain range, about 60 kilometers northwest of the Damshung District, is one of the three holy lakes in Tibet. Namtso Lake – Largest and Highest Salt Lake Namtso is...
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01
Feb

Barley Wine

Made from the highland barley, the main food produced in Tibet, Highland barley wine (also called Chiang in Tibet) is the wine favorite to Tibetan people and is a necessary part at festivals, marriage feasts and on some other important occasions. Method of brewing the wine: Clean the barley grains quickly (the washing can not...
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