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Tent Guesthouse at EBC

With growing number of tourists and climbers from around the world coming to Mount Everest, tourism has gradually become a pillar of the local industry, with mo more...

Introduction of Gyantse Town

Gyantse, altitude 3,950 meters, is about 210 kilometers from Lhasa and 95 kilometers from Shigatse. It was once Tibet’s third most important city, lying at the head of the Nyangchu Valley, astride the main routes from Nepal to Lhasa. In former times it was a fort, the center of Tibet’s wool trade and a gateway to the outside world. In recent years, other places in Tibet have grown more quickly, and in comparison it is now a fairly small town. more...

What is Chang in Tibet

Highland barley wine is brewed by the highland barley produced in Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau, also known as “Chang” among local Tibetans. more...

Featured Items in Lhasa

Tibetan carpet, knives, kardian, apron, folk costume, gold and silver jewelry as well as many other kinds of traditional handicrafts are all traditionally handmade with exquisite workmanship, beautiful shape, a strong local style and national characteristics as well. more...

Potala Annual Tourists Capacity Over 9 Billion

Reporters were informed by the Potala Palace Management Office that the world-famous scenic spot-Potala Palace have received more than 9 billion visitors.The pr more...

Lhasa Gonggar Airport Information

Lhasa Gonggar Airport is situated about 65 km away from Lhasa City within the territory of Shigatse Prefecture. Tourists can take a direct bus from Lhasa Civil Aviation Authority to get there. more...

Sightseeing tips to Potala Palace

The Potala Palace is considered as an icon of Tibetan architecture. It enjoys supreme religious status in the heart of the Tibetan Buddhists. Here are tips which will make your trip to the great palace the most rewarding. more...

Why can Tibetan people adapt to high-altitude life?

Scientists have recently discovered that the reason why Tibetans can adapt to a high-altitude environment is because for thousands of years their genetic code has excluded a specific gene. more...

GTT-150416 Tibet Tour Group

GTT-150416 Tibet Tour Group more...

Travel tip: UV protection is a must in Tibet

Travel tip from expert: UV protection is a must in Tibet, and tourists should use sunscreens of SPF 20+ /PA++ when entering Tibet and should avoid direct exposure to the sun. more...

Early Recognized Figures --- King Songtsen Gampo

King Song Tsen Gampo took control of the kingdom at the age of thirteen and built Rasa Trulnang Tsuglag Kbang and Ramoche Tsuglag Khang two temples in Lhasa. more...

Gyantse Dzong-- Zongshan Castle in Gyantse

Gyantse is often referred to by the Chinese as the "Hero City" because of the determined resistance of the Tibetans against far superior forces during the British expedition to Tibet of 1903 and 1904. more...

Tibetans and the religion

Once you are in Tibet, you could see lots of Tibetans pray in from of the monasteries or temples. more...

Area of lakes expanding in Qinghai-Tibet plateau

The global warming caused the area of inland lakes in the Qinghai-Tibet plateau expand 26 percent in the past 20 years more...

The Beautiful Lady's fantastic tour

The Mt. Everest standing in the distance, surrounded by the clouds.On thier way back to Shigatse they found a family living in this nomad tent.Ms. Maya was so e more...

Tibetan food--Tsampa

Zamba, was spelled tsampa; it is made from roasted flour called nas, mixed and rolled into balls with the fingers of the right hand. It is often eaten when havi more...

Monks and Nuns in Tibet

A lot of people are quite courious about the life of the monks in Tibet."Monks and nuns who are within the range of the approved posts each will get a subsidy o more...