Travel Blog – Main reason to Know About Tibet

04
Dec

Mandala

The Mandala (“Wheel of Life”) represents the “Realms of Desire” in the Buddhist Universe. The “Realms of Desire” includes realms of heavens, asuras, humans, Beasts, Hungry Ghosts, and Hell. The “Wheel of Life” is held by Yama, the Lord of Death. Yama is shown to be biting its teeth into the wheel symbolizing the “Realms...
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02
Jun

Precautions for Tibet travel

Physical condition: Ensuring your body can bear the unpredictable weather especially the Altitude Sickness (AS) caused by high elevation in Tibet and we suggest you have a physical examination before you decide to travel Tibet. The symbols of the AS often show as: headache, breathlessness, fever, a loss of appetite, unrest, stomach disorder and such...
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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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28
Apr

Flüge von Shanghai nach Lhasa – eine der beliebtesten Flugrouten

Als eines der beliebtesten Tore Chinas bietet Shanghai tägliche Flüge nach Lhasa für Touristen im In- und Ausland an. Von Shanghai nach Lhasa zu fliegen ist schneller als mit einem Tibet-Zug, der mehr als 40 Stunden dauert. Hier zeigen wir Ihnen den neuesten Flugplan für Shanghai Lhasa mit nützlichen Reisetipps zur Buchung von Shanghai Lhasa-Flugtickets...
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02
Dec

Small Pagoda

Making small pagoda is a religious custom in Tibet. People firstly make a clay impression of a pagoda and bake it. The result is a pottery pagoda. The pagoda is of cone shape, and different sizes. Inside the pagoda, there are a small piece of paper written with spell, and a small amount of highland...
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01
Feb

Three parallel rivers

Most of the civilizations are founded near rivers: Tigris and Euphrates, Ganges, and the Yangtze. The waters from them fuel the development of agriculture, among others. Three of the most important ones—Mekong, Yangtze, and Salween—pass through the Yunnan Province. This, however, is just half of what makes it remarkable. Although these three flow simultaneously, they...
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12
Jan

Barkhor Street

Barkhor Street is the oldest street in Lhasa. In the past, it was only a circumambulation path, Now it’s also a shopping center with national characteristics. It’s an old district with colorful Tibetan features. Tibetan houses line the street, and the ground is paved with man-made flagstones, preserving the ancient look. In the street, you...
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01
Feb

Meili Snow Mountain

There are countless mountains that are scattered all over one of the biggest countries in the world. What makes Meili Snow Mountain (梅里雪山) special? We can cite a lot of reasons. This mountain range is spectacular in so many ways. It is a range that is made up of no less than 10 peaks, a lot of...
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11
Aug

Shoton ( yogurt) Festival

In Tibetan, “sho” means “Yoghurt” and “ton” means “banquet”. So Shoton Festival is also called the ‘Shoton Yogurt Festival’. Subsequently, as the activities of the Shoton Festival gradually changed into an activity with Tibetan opera as a major part, so people also called it the Tibet Opera Festival. Shoton Festival originates from the 11th century. Shoton...
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