Going from Mainland China to Tibet can seem extremely difficult. In reality, it is quite easy! Read this post for clear information on how to travel from Mainland China to Tibet. Still have questions? Email me at: firstname.lastname@example.org
The City Nomad Guesthouse is Xining’s newest hostel. It is owned and managed by a local Tibetan man who has worked in tourism for the past 10 years. I highly recommend this great new guesthouse!
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 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 SEPTEMBER 2015 Getting a Chinese tourist visa is a fairly simple process. For many nationalities, including North Americans, EU citizens, UK citizens. Australians and New Zealanders, you can apply for a Chinese tourist visa at the Chinese embassy/consulate in…
The 1200 kilometer route from Xining to Chengdu through the traditional Tibetan region of Amdo has become quite popular in recent years. This route passes through several amazing Tibetan towns that are home to some of the most important monasteries in…
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!