UPDATED 28 September 2016: It is important to NOT list Tibet as one of your destinations when completing your Chinese Visa Application. Doing so will almost certainly give you problems. Read this post to learn why and how to fill out your application.
UPDATED 30 October 2015: Travel regulations for Tibet can change quickly. Read this post for up-to-date travel regulations for all areas of the Tibetan Plateau, including the Amdo and Kham regions.
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.
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,…
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.
Traveling with a small group can considerably lower the costs of a journey to Tibet. Read this for details on how to travel Tibet more cheaply. Email for more details at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tibet is not a budget travel destination, but there are ways to reduce the costs. Read this post for info on the costs involved with traveling to Tibet.
UPDATED Sept 2017: Cycling is a great way to see and experience Tibet. This post will tell you what you need to do in order to plan your cycling adventure in Tibet.