Sera Monastery – Tibetan Buddhism

Sera Monastery is one of the most visited monasteries in Tibet, located 5 km north to the central Lhasa. The monastery was founded by Jamchen Choeje, a close disciple of the great Tsongkhapa, in 1419. It has the capacity to house more than 5000 monks, but don’t expect to see that much in count there. […]

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Central Tibet Highlights – Part III

When we are done with the Lhasa and Tsetang, heading a bit further southeast-ward, we have Gyantse, Yamdrok Lake, Shigatse and Mt. Everest, and Namtso in the north on our way back to Lhasa before finishing from your lovely Tibet tour. Yamdrok Lake Taking the southern road out of Lhasa, there is the dazzling Yamdrok […]

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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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Gyantse Dzong – the fortress of Gyantse | Tibet Group Tour

Gyantse Dzong

The original fortress of Gyel-khar-tse is attributed to Pekhor-tse, son of the anti-Buddhist king Langdarma, who vainly sought to perpetuate the Yarlung Dynasty from West Tibet following the assassination of his father. The walls of the present structure were reputedly built in 1268, following the rise to power of the Sakyapas, and in 1365 a […]

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Lama’s and Nun’s Apparel

Lama's and Nun's Apparel

When mentioned Tibetan religion, Lama Religion with dense nationality color and its mysterious atmosphere will appear in mind, giving people the feeling of mystery and dignity. Monasteries can be seen everywhere in Tibet, and they are always been the pride of Tibet. Tibet Group Tour Team, a professional Tibet travel agency, today introduces lama’s and nun’s apparel to you. The […]

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The Clothing of Tibet Herdsman

The Clothing of Tibet Herdsman

Herdsmen live a nomadic life in natural mountain pastures. They like to wear a furred robe all year round, because there is a huge disparity between the day temperatures and the night temperatures. Tibet Group Tour Team, a professional Tibet travel agency, today introduces Tibet herdsman’s clothing to you. Tibet is a home to sheep […]

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