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.
UPDATED MAY 2016: Tibet is not a cheap place to travel to. However, traveling with a small group can drastically reduce the costs of an overland journey.
Most travelers to Tibet are really great people. However, there are some travelers that probably should have stayed home.
The 850 kilometer overland journey from Kangding (Dartsedo) to Yushu (Jyekundo) is one of my favorite routes to travel in the Kham region of eastern Tibet. The landscape along the way has just about everything you could ask for: grasslands,…
Langmusi, also known as Lhamo in Tibetan, is one of my favorite small towns in the Amdo region. Two large Buddhist monasteries, stunning mountains and excellent hiking/trekking await those who go here! Read this post for more details!
A few years ago, I went on a journey searching for the holy mountain of Gado Jowa སྒ་སྟོད་ཇོ་བོ་. Most people are only familiar with one or two of Tibet’s many holy mountains. Mt. Kailash གངས་རིན་པོ་ཆེ་ in far western Tibet’s…
The Yading Nature Reserve in the Kham region of Sichuan is one of the most beautiful places on the Tibetan Plateau. Read this post for information on how to visit, and trek, this region.