Tibet News

Hefei-Lhasa flight open on March 31st, 2019 Hefei-Lhasa flight open on March 31st, 2019
Hefei-Lhasa direct flights are operated by West Air and are scheduled daily from March 31st of 2019, and the duration of the flight time is about 3.5 hours. The flight would return to Lhasa from Hefei on the same day.
18 new flights and 1st Europe international flight to Lhasa opened by Tibet Airlines 18 new flights and 1st Europe international flight to Lhasa opened by Tibet Airlines
Tibet Airlines opens 18 new flights and its first flight from Helsinki to Lhasa from April 8, 2019. The total routes of Tibet Airlines has reached 58, including 30 routes in high altitude region, 23 routes in plain region and 4 international air routes, covering the vast majority provinces and cities providing aid to Tibet. 
Preferential policies for promoting Tibet tourism Preferential policies for promoting Tibet tourism
In recent years, Tibet's tourism has stepped up to a new level, focusing on the construction of a worldly tourist destination. It is an important goal to promote economic development by tourism and enhance the quality of local people’s life.
Yinchuan-Lhasa Flight open on March 31, 2019 Yinchuan-Lhasa Flight open on March 31, 2019
It has been confirmed that Tibetan Airlines will open direct flights to Lhasa from Yinchuan on March 31. The flight frequencies are scheduled on every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. 
2019 Nyingchi Peach Blossom Festival will begin on March 29 2019 Nyingchi Peach Blossom Festival will begin on March 29
Beginning in 2002, with the success of previous sessions, the 17th Peach Blossom Festival in Nyingchi will be held in 2019, usually the peach blossom phase will last from late March to mid-April.
Everest Base Camp Relocated to Rongbuk Everest Base Camp Relocated to Rongbuk
Although the government announced the ban that the core zone cannot be visited by the tourists, it does not mean tourists are not able to visit the Mount Everest National Nature Reserve. Everest Base Camp just relocates to Rongbuk.
"Travel to Tibet in Winter” promotion & introduction conference held "Travel to Tibet in Winter” promotion & introduction conference held
In the morning of Oct 31, 2018, the promotion conference of "Travel to Tibet in winter·sharing the third pole of the earth” sponsored by the Tourism Development Committee of the Tibet Autonomous Region opened at Shangri-La Hotel in Chengdu.
Tibet Tour Winter Promotion begins from November Tibet Tour Winter Promotion begins from November
In order to let more people experience Tibet's local cultures and natural beauty, Tibet region’s state-owned 3A, 4A and 5A rated tourism spots are all free of charge to visit. (Monasteries and temples NOT included). State-owned 2A or A rated tourism sites charges only half of the off-season price.
Shigatse to Xining Direct Train Placed in Service Shigatse to Xining Direct Train Placed in Service
The passengers traveling from Shigatse to Xining or from Xining to Shigatse do not have to transfer at Lhasa train station now. The direct train already officially placed in service.
Road disruption caused by debris flow in Zhongba Road disruption caused by debris flow in Zhongba
The following is a warm reminder from Zhongba County Tourism Development Committee: on August 11, 2018, due to heavy rainfall at around 0:30AM, at the spot of 1
Shoton Festival in 2018 Shoton Festival in 2018
Shoton Festival in Lhasa is one of the most solemn, grand scale festival in Tibet, and it's going to be held on August 11th in this year.
Double-amputee 69 old man reached the top of Mount Everest Double-amputee 69 old man reached the top of Mount Everest
The 69 year old "leg less warrior" Xia Boyu fulfilled the dream to reach the top of Mt. Everest at 10:40 on May 14th 2018.
Wuhan to Lhasa Flight Opens by Tibet Airlines Wuhan to Lhasa Flight Opens by Tibet Airlines
According to official information of Tibetan Airlines, the new route of Lhasa Gonggar Airport--Wuhan Tianhe Airport and Wuhan Tianhe Airport—Lhasa Gonggar
The Sixth International Cycling Competition around the Basumtso Lake Ring down the curtain The Sixth International Cycling Competition around the Basumtso Lake Ring down the curtain
On May 2nd, 2018, the Sixth International Cycling Competition around the Basumtso Lake Ring brought down the curtain at the Basumtso National Forest Park in Nyingchi, Tibet autonomous region.