The amazing Himalaya! If you are traveling to Tibet, Bhutan or Nepal, no trip is complete without getting up close to at least one of the main peaks in the Himalaya. Himalaya tour information at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tibet Dolma’s Home is a great hotel located near the Norbulinka in Lhasa. The owner, a local Tibetan woman named Dolma, is one of the most amazing women I have ever met. Of her 34 staff, 26 of them are physically or mentally handicapped. Read more on why I love this hotel!
I recently spent the afternoon with a fantastic group of about 40 men who live about 10 kilometers (6 miles) from the Tibet-side of Mt. Everest.
UPDATED September 2017: A 7.9 earthquake struck Nepal in April 2015. Nearly all of the earthquake damage has been repaired since then, making Nepal a safe place to go.
UPDATED September 2017: There is a lot of outdated and incorrect information on the internet regarding Tibet Travel Permit (TTP). This post will clearly explain what a TTP is and how you can obtain it.
There are many amazing small towns across the Himalaya. Here are 5 of my personal favorites found in India, Nepal, Tibet and the Kham region.
Updated November 2017: A small group tour to Mt. Kailash can drastically reduce the costs of this amazing journey. Read for further details on how to affordably travel to Asia’s holiest peak.
Not all travel agencies arrange quality tours. This post is about how to choose a reputable and safe travel agency for your journey across Tibet.
Be sure to plan your journey to Tibet to avoid the annual closure that takes place in February and March. This closure happens EVERY year, so plan accordingly.
Updated January 2018: Find out how to get your Chinese tourist visa when going overland from China to Tibet and on to Nepal.