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Travel to Tibet via the Qingzang railway – it’s always an incredible adventure!   This railway is the first to connect China proper with Tibet Autonomous Region, which due to it’s altitude and terrain is the last province level entity in mainland China with no railways. More than 960 km,

  Song Jianhui, 54, and his 84-year-old mother arrived safely at their home insouthwest China’s Sichuan Province on July 1, after making a trip to Tibet on amotorcycle, the Chengdu Business Daily reports.   They spent 17 days traveling a total of 5,000 kilometers. Song, a resident of Leshan city,

Capital: Lhasa Chinese Name: 西藏 (xī zàng) Location: Located in the southwest of China   Tibet enchants tourists from China and abroad with its landscape, religious traditions, culture, and its unsolved mysteries.At any mention of this land, the images of snowy mountains, mirror-like lakes, Potala Palace and Buddhist disciples immediately come to

Breathtaking pictures taken during our recent 8 days Tibet and Everest base camp tours. Enjoy seeing the pictures and feel the magic of Tibet!   Check our 8 days tour to Tibet: 8 days Tibet and Everest base camp tour!   Lhasa – Gyantse –Shigatse  – Everest Base   8

Like a railway to heaven, sky train to Tibet is the highest train in the world. Qinghai -Tibet railway goes from Xining to Lhasa and looks like a huge dragon spanning the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. The total length is 1956 kilometers. A section of 960 kilometers of railway is more than

 What is altitude sickness? Altitude sickness — also known as acutemountain sickness (AMS), is a pathological effect of high altitude on humans, caused by acute exposure to low partial pressure of oxygen at high altitude. AMS commonly occurs above 2,400 metres (8,000 ft).  (by wikipedia) Who is most likely to be affected by high altitude sickness? It

Many wonder: when is the best time to visit Tibet to plan their lifetime journey to the holly land better? Depending on your purpose of visiting, every single month is the best time to visit Tibet! Spring (April–May) The weather becomes warm during spring and the ice melts. It is

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What do you know about Tibet? By Katie S. Where is Tibet (I’m gonna be totally honest, I don’t know)?   So it’s between Nepal (didn’t know that) and China (did know that). The Tibetan people practice Tibetan Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam (quite a melting pot for beliefs). There are