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!
Updated 17 January 2017: Taking the train to Tibet is a great way to see the remote and isolated Northern Tibetan Plateau. This post explains more about the train and how to book tickets for the world’s highest railway.
UPDATED September 2017: There is a lot of outdated and incorrect information on the internet regarding Tibet Travel Permit (TTP).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.
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.
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 February 2017: 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.