Tibet Tourism Transportation Rate Increased

The were rumors of a drastic change in the Tibet Tourism since early 2015, and that all the tourist-carrying vehicles will be provided one new “Tibet Travel Company”. Until now, the vehicles used for tourism are either provided by smaller companies, travel agencies or private drivers that are licensed to carry tourists, now (April 2016), […]

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Central Tibet Highlights – Part II

Yumbu Lhakang

As we were talking about central Tibet in the earlier post, we talked mainly about Lhasa, the holy place of god. In this post, there will be more of central Tibet, as much as Lhasa is the heart of Tibet, there are also other important towns that made strong contributions in creating the Tibetan history […]

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Central Tibet Highlights – Part I

Potala Palace

Although there are wonderful places to travel all around Tibet, but if you are planning only one Tibet tour, the ideal place to visit will be the central Tibet, it not only holds the important and historic places, but also some of the most beautiful mountain lakes and highest peaks you will ever come to […]

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Provinces Of Tibet-Tibet.

Tibet is broadly divided into three provinces and popularly known as Kham, Amdo and Utsang.  Kham is a historical region of Tibet covering a land area largely divided between Tibetan Autonomous region of Tibet and Sichuan province. Some Chinese linguists and anthropologists refer to Kham as the ‘Ethnic Corridor of Southwest China’, as its vast and sparsely […]

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Mahayana And Hinayana In Buddhism-Tibet.

Buddhism is the teaching of lord Buddha (Siddhartha Gautama)who lived about 25 centuries ago. Buddha literally means “awaken or enlightened”.The main teaching of Buddha is to awaken us from the darkness of ignorance. Buddhism is widely spread in the Asian nations initially and became the domain religion in the Asian countries. Buddhism is divided into […]

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Katok Monastery In Kham-Tibet.

Katok monastery is located in Derge, Kham province of Tibet in Sichuan. This monastery is one of the prominent monastery and was erected in 1159 by Katok Dampa Deshek and the Gompa was rebuilt in 1656. The Katok monastery is one of the most essential institution of Nyingmapa sect in Tibetan Buddhism and housed around […]

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