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.
The overland route from Lhasa to Yamdrok Lake, Gyantse, Shigatse and Nam Tso Lake is a fantastic route that allows you to see Tibet’s most famous monasteries, temples and some of Asia’s most stunning high altitude lakes. 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
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UPDATED 7 May 2016: There is a lot of outdated and incorrect information on the internet regarding Tibet Travel Permit (TTP).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.
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.