Great Tibet Travel News (updated on June 25, 2021):
1. Tibet runs the first Fuxing bullet train from Lhasa to Nyingchi on June 25. The 435-km-long journey betweeen Lhasa and Nyingchi thus be shortened to only 3.5 hours. Special engines and oxygen supply system are introduced for the first time to provide a comfortable train ride experience. Up to now, all mainland China's provincial-level regions have the China self-developed Fuxing bullet train service.
2. Tibet is open to foreign expats who are currently living in China now because the Covid-19 has been controlled very well. The sunshine is warm in Lhasa; the frozen Namtso Lake is starting to melt; Mount Everest is clear to see; tourists are not many… it is safe and the best time to explore the holy land Tibet!
● Places that are opened to tourists: Lhasa (Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street and around area), Namtso Lake, Mount Everest, Shigatse, Gyantse, Nyingchi, etc.
● Documents Required: Tibet Travel Permit, a proof of your residence in China, 7-day negative Nucleic acid test & Green Heath Code.
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Tibet, the "Roof of the World", has a magic attractive force for travelers for hundreds of years. Many people take Tibet trip as a Must Journey that must be taken at least once in a lifetime. The awe-inspiring plateau landscape, the overwhelming devoted religion, the welcoming and friendly Tibetan people, the long-standing customs and tradition. Once stepping on the land of Tibet, you will have entered one of the most isolated places in the world.
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Tibet welcomes you with diverse experience. Tibet Buddhism is the first feature. Lhasa, Gyantse and Shigatse are the most popular places to visit brilliant Buddhist monasteries and palaces, such as the Jokhang, Tashilhunpo, Palcho Monastery and Potala Palace. Sacred mountain is the second feature. Tibet proudly dominates the highest peak in the world - Mount Everest which attracts thousands of tourists to explore each year. Tibet also has the famous Mount Kailash, Nnamjagbarwa, etc. Pure holy lake is the third feature of Tibet. Namtso, Yamdrok and Manasarovar are the three most beautiful and legendary lakes. Tibet offers far more than these, come to discover further!
Explore the best of Lhasa landmarks in a whirlwind 4 days - Potala, Jokhang, Sera, Drepung...
Route: Lhasa City & Suburb
A great tour of not only culture learning, but also a journey of natural sightseeing.
Route: Lhasa / Gyantze / Shigatse / Mount Everest / Lhasa
Take the convenient international arrival at Kathmandu, extend your trip to the miraculous Tibet.
Route: Kathmandu / Mount Everest / Shigatse / Gyantze / Lhasa
Travel from Lhasa to Kathmandu. The best Tibet highlights are not going to be missed.
Route: Lhasa / Gyantze / Shigatse / Mount Everest / Kathmandu
The perfect trip for photographers to marvel at the beautiful harsh plateau landscape.
Route: Lhasa / Namtso Lake / Lhasa
Visit Lhasa, Gyantse and Shigatse which are the "Golden Triangle" destinations in Tibet.
Route: Lhasa / Gyantze / Shigatse / Lhasa
One of the most sacred pilgrimage routes and an appealing destination for adventure in the world.
Route: Lhasa / Gyantse / Shigatse / Mount Everest / Saga / Mt. Kailash / Lhasa
Explore different features of Tibet - Buddhism, local culture, people, mountains, lakes at enjoyable pace.
Route: Lhasa / Gyantse / Shigatse / Mount Everest / Namtso Lake / Lhasa
Explore the most featured attractions in Lhasa. Also have a wonderful visit to Tibetan Family.
Route: Lhasa City & Suburb
Trace the history and Tibetan Buddhism in Tsetang where Tibet civilization originated.
Route: Lhasa / Tsetang / Lhasa
Holy Lhasa city exploration plus an pleasant trip to the "Switzerland of Tibet" - Nyingchi.
Route: Lhasa / Nyingchi / Lhasa
Since there is only one international flight to Tibet (Kathmandu - Lhasa), you have to choose a gateway city to transfer to Tibet. Beijing, Chengdu and Kathmandu are three best choices you have. Firstly, there three cities have frequent and flexible international flights. Secondly, they are also world class tourist cities. Covering them with your Tibet trip will make your tour more enjoyable and valuable. Check more Tibet Tours from Gateway Cities >>
Beijing & Tibet Tours - take the great convenient transportation between these two destinations, visiting world famous heritage sites, and experience the great contrast of culture and nature.>> All Beijing Tibet Tours
Chengdu, the home of Giant Pandas, is a city of leisure and pleasure. Since Chengdu is the closest major city to Tibet, it saves you time and money to enter Tibet from Chengdu, either by train or flight.>> All Chengdu Tibet Tours
Travel Tibet with its neighbor Nepal: cover the best highlights both of Nepal and Tibet. The route from Kathmandu to Lhasa is one of the world's most famous overlanding trips.>> Tibet Nepal Tours
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Panoramic Impression of China - This best-selected China tour is all about bring China's history and culture to life. You could not only enjoy the marvelous landscape, but also experience different culture among the vast country. Let's go to join in the REAL China and Tibet Tour!
Visit: Shanghai / Guilin / Yangshuo / Chengdu / Lhasa / Xian / Beijing
Encompassed China Highlights - with enough travel time budget, this 17 days tour will definitely be the great way to travel China. Covering almost the best highlights of China, from the splendid Chinese history, the heritage sites, lovely Giant Panda, holy land Tibet to the majestic Yangtze River.
Visit: Beijing / Xian / Lhasa / Chengdu / Chongqing / Yangtze Cruise / Yichang / Shanghai
Exploration on High Plateau - A marvelous tour takes you to discover two most attractive plateau destinations in western China - Yunnan & Tibet. You will be amazed by both breathtaking landscape and rich cultural experience (diverse ethnic minorities with colorful activities).
Visit: Kunming / Lijiang / Shangri-la / Lhasa / Namtso
Discovery the Mysterious China from East to West - Your curiosity on the ancient history and culture of Beijing, Xian and Tibet will be satisfied in this trip. From the current capital city Beijing, you will travel to the greatest ancient capital Xian. Then you will head to the roof of the world Tibet to explore the holy Tibetan culture.
Visit: Beijing / Xian / Lhasa
Panda Sanctuary & Holy Tibet - This is the tour you've been looking for as you can catch the bests of China and fulfill your life-time trip to Tibet in just one go. Discover the holy Tibet, explore the ancient Beijing & Xian, enjoy the leisure life pace in Chengdu and witness the brilliant development Shanghai has achieved.
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