Tibet is certainly one of the places you have to visit once in a lifetime. After centuries of virtual isolation, Tibet is cautiously opening up to the western world. Tibet is an awesome experience, but it is not for the faint-hearted. Kathmandu provides the gateway into Tibet. There is a direct flight to Lhasa, but you can also drive from Kathmandu. There are trekking routes from Humla in Nepal to Simikote to Mount Kailash in Tibet as well. The best time to visit Tibet is from May to September.
The mountainous slopes of Tibet are home to many dozens of plants and flowers, but you should resist the temptation to pick them. On the south slope of the Middle Himalayas and southeast Tibet, the abundance center of Tibetan flower plants extends from 3500m altitude to the alpine zone. Many…Read More
1. How bad is the Altitude Sickness in Tibet, and what can I do to avoid, or treat it? Tibet, known as the Roof of the World, is one of the highest places on earth. Due to Tibet's high altitudes, many visitors from low-altitude areas suffer from altitude sickness. Most…Read More
1. Tibetan New Year The greatest festival in Tibet: Tibetan New Year. In ancient times, when the peach trees were in blossom, it was considered the start of a new year. Since the systematization of the Tibetan calendar in 1027 AD, the first day of the first month has become…Read More
The vast land is also the cradle of several great rivers such as the Yangtze River, the Yellow River, the Nu River (Salween), the Lancang River (Mekong), the Yarlung Tsangpo (Brahmaputra), the Indus, and the Ganges. Tibet also offers awe-inspiring scenery of beautiful lakes and valleys. Over 1,500 lakes, including…Read More