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.
Travel regulations for Tibet change every year. This post will keep you up-to-date with the current travel rules for foreign travelers.
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!
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.
UPDATED NOV 2016: 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.
Can’t afford a journey to Lhasa, Everest or other areas in the Tibet Autonomous Region? Then why not travel to the open areas of Amdo and Kham? Read more about why these areas are amazing!
Overland from Chengdu to Shangri La The 1200 kilometer overland route from Chengdu to Shangri La goes through some of the most rugged and beautiful terrain the eastern Tibetan Plateau has to offer. Glaciated peaks, evergreen forests, crystal clear rivers, glacier-fed…
Kangding is the gateway to the Kham region of the Tibetan Plateau. It is a nice town that is close to many amazing areas, such as Minya Konka, a 7556 meter mountain.
For the 5th year in a row, the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) will be closed to foreign travelers during the month of March. The closure will actually begin around February 20th and most likely will last until the end of…