Updated January 2017: The Tibet-Nepal overland border has been closed since April 2015 due to an earthquake in Nepal. Read this post for details on when the border will reopen.
UPDATED 20 March 2017: The Nepal-Tibet border is scheduled to reopen to foreign travelers sometime in June 2016. Read this post for more details.
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
UPDATED 7 May 2016: There is a lot of outdated and incorrect information on the internet regarding Tibet Travel Permit (TTP).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.
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 February 2017: Find out how to get your Chinese tourist visa when going overland from China to Tibet and on to Nepal.
Mt. Everest is the main destination that travelers in Tibet go to. The Tibet-side of Everest offers an amazing view of the world’s highest peak.
Shigatse གཞིས་ཀ་རྩེ is the second largest city in the Tibet Autonomous Region and is the capital of Shigatse Prefecture in the traditional Tibetan region of Tsang གཙང་. Shigatse sits at an elevation of 3848 meters / 12,625 feet and has a population…
Do you need a sleeping bag in Tibet? Read this post for details.