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

Potala Palace offers free entry until March 15th, 2020 Potala Palace offers free entry until March 15th, 2020 The Administrative Office of the Potala Palace announced a notice that tourists can book a ticket for free from October 15, 2019 to March 15, 2020.
Tibetan Horse Racing Festival Tibetan Horse Racing Festival Horse racing has always been one of the favorite sports of Tibetan people. And nowadays, horse racing festival held in summer has become a window to understand Tibetan culture.
Demolition of Guangming Teahouse in Lhasa Demolition of Guangming Teahouse in Lhasa Guangming Teahouse used to be a well-known old brand teahouse. Sadly the demolition of Guangming Teahouse is a major event in the lives of locals recent days.
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Tibet Travel FAQs

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. It is special not only for the spectacular nature scenery, also the unique local customs. For a lot of people, Tibet is remote and inaccessible. But once you are here, you would know it’s a magical place, it is alien to common experiences. The beauty of Tibet is impossible to describe in words. Stop trying to define it, come and immerse yourself in it.
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. Elena Maria Valisi From Ms. Elena Maria Valisi
GTT-V-3371, 10-09-2019

I highly recommend this agency. I travelled with other 2 couples who booked through different agencies and they paid a lot more to have less assistance, same hotels/tour/guide/car, less flexibility and no travel insurance included.

From Mr. Severin Wechsler From Mr. Severin Wechsler
GTT-V-3233, 22-08-2019

Wir sind sehr zufrieden mit der individuellen Tour welche wir mit "Go to Tibet Tours" zusammenstellen konnten (8-Tagestou; Peking und Lhasa). Der Trip hat uns sehr gefallen, alles lief wie geplannt. Die Tourguides (Forrest und Kielsang) waren sehr hilfesbereit und kompetent...