Tibet Travel Guide

Tibet seems like a mystery lies in the corner of the world, but for the Buddhists, it lies in the center of the world. This magical land has a vast territory and few inhabitants, covered with snow-capped mountains, lush forests and turquoise holy lakes. Nowadays, visiting the “Roof of the World” is quite easy. Here are some refined advices for you like where to visit, when to start your tour, how to get to Tibet, what to pack, accommodation in Tibet...

Tibet Travel Blog

What to Pack for a Tibet Tour What to Pack for a Tibet Tour Tibet tour is on the way, but have you packed up properly for this unique adventure? It is strongly recommended to travel light! Keep the principle of carrying goods that are portable but practical.
Tibet Nepal Border Update-Gyirong Border Tibet Nepal Border Update-Gyirong Border The former Tibet Nepal Zhangmu Border was destroyed in April 2015 Nepal Earthquake, and the new gateway for the overland route between Tibet and Nepal -Gyirong Port replaces the position of Zhangmu Port.
The once flourished Zhangmu Town The once flourished Zhangmu Town Zhangmu Town, once flourished China-Nepal port became beyond repair and finally abandoned after the severe damage of the big earthquake in 2015. The beautiful town may sink into the river of history forever.
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Tibet Travel FAQ

QWhen is the best time to go? ATibet can be visited any time of year, though some times are better than others. The best time for your Tibet trip is from April to November, avoiding the cold and dry weather from December to February.
QIs it easy to find an ATM in Tibet? AYou won't have any problems finding an ATM in Lhasa and Shigatse, although you probably won't be able to find one in remote areas or the smaller towns. However, this situation is changing, and ATMs are gradually spreading out across the land.
QCan I see a sky burial in Tibet? ATo respect customs, unless you are invited by local Tibetan families, you have no chance to view sky burials or take photos of the practice, or do anything that is blasphemous around.
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Etiquettes and Customs
Etiquettes and Customs
With unique culture and religion, Tibetans have different ways of behavior in many aspects. Respect local customs and traditions when traveling in Tibet. Just like the old saying: Sing the local songs when you get to a local place.
Food and Drink
Food and Drink
You'll find various delicacies with unique ethnic flavor in Tibet. The high altitude and harsh climate made only a few crops could grow there. Tibetan cuisine is based primarily on toasted barley flour, wheat flour, mutton and beef.

Hot Scenic Spots

Tibet, lies in the north-east of the Himalayas. And Tibet is special, not only for its geographical position, the unique local customs, the spectacular nature scenery, the devoted Tibetan people, the special region tone in every corner of this place… It is a magical place. Its high altitude makes people think that Tibet is remote and inaccessible, and also regarded as the last piece of pure land in this world.
Potala Palace Potala Palace
Mt. Everest Mt. Everest
Yamdrok Lake Yamdrok Lake
Sera Monastery Sera Monastery
Namtso Lake Namtso Lake
Mt. Kailash Mt. Kailash

Client Feedback

From Ms. Dao Thu Hien From Ms. Dao Thu Hien
GTT-G-2781, 16-05-2018

This is the best trip ever. Tibet is just wonderful. We travelled with Go To Tibet in early 2018 and joined the EBC group tour, I am surprised by the wonderful service provided by them, this tour totally exceeded my expectations and could not have been better. 

From Mr. Rupert Smith From Mr. Rupert Smith
GTT-V-2777, 16-05-2018

Greetings Violet, Just to say that I had a very enjoyable and enriching visit to Tibet and that the guide was excellent. Thank you for your thoroughly professional help with arranging this. Best regards, Ru