Travel Guide

Etiquettes and Customs

Etiquettes in Tibet

Learn some Tibetan Etiquettes and Taboos before traveling to Tibet, to understand and respect their culture during your trip. more...

Do's & Don'ts

We list some Tibetan Taboos to show you how to have proper behavior while traveling in Tibet. more...

Wind Horse Flags-Prayer in the Wind

The prayer banner written with the scripture text “wind horse” is said to be the earliest text appeared on the flag in the temple of Kagyu Sect. Tibetan Buddhism urges its believers to circularly and constantly recite mantra from scriptures, especially the six proverb words, since these six words are regarded as the root of all the classics. more...

General Tibetan Customs

Introduction of Tibet local customs and traditions on languages, greetings, and diet habits, etc. more...

Sky Burial Custom in Tibet

Celestial burial, popularly known as “sky burial”, is a funeral practice in which a human corpse is placed on a mountaintop to decompose while exposed to the elements or to be eaten by scavenging animals, especially carrion birds. more...

Mani Stones in Tibet

If you travel to Tibet, you will see a special kind of sacrificial altar that is piled up with lots of stones-Mani Stones, also known as the “holy heap.” “Mani” is the shorter form of one of the mantras of the Sanskrit scriptures. more...

Tibetan Dwelling Customs and Etiquette

The diversity of Tibetan residential customs is not only manifested by the buildings of square shape and stone structure but also the more abundant types caused by different regions. more...

Tibetan Marriage Customs

There are about four forms of marriage in Tibet mainly dominated by monogamy which is prevalent and most prominent in the cities and towns of Tibet. more...

Tibetan New Year celebration

For the New Year celebration, people usually would dressed in new clothes and drink a toast with each other to greet the Tibetan New Year. more...