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Tibetan Festival Tour

As one of the members of Chinese big family, Tibet is a special region located in the west of this boundless area. Owing to the unique Tibetan culture and customs, the festivals in Tibet have their own characteristics which attract a great number of travelers in the world. Traveling to Tibet during the grand Tibetan festivals is the best way to learn about Tibetans and Tibetan history. With many years’ history of Buddhism, lots of traditional festivals in Tibet have a close relationship with Tibetan Buddhism. Today, let me guide you to have a wonderful Tibetan festival tour.

Tibetan New Year

As the most important festival in Tibet, Tibetan New Year is always held in the first month of Tibetan lunar calendar. The grand festival will last for a whole month. In the first day, all the Tibetans will head to Tibetan monasteries and temples to do pray for the purpose of seeking blessings from the Buddha. What Tibetan New Year is to Tibetans is what Christmas is to westerns. During this perio…
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Lhasa Airport

With the improvement of people's living standard, more and more travelers choose to take a flight to Tibet. At present, there are five airports built in the boundless Tibetan Autonomous Region, including Lhasa Airport, Nyingchi Mainling Airport, Chamdo Bangda Airport, Shigatse Peach Airport, and Ngari Gunsa Airport. Among the five airports in Tibet, Lhasa Airport in Gonggar county is the most popular airport in Tibet.

Brief Introduction of Lhasa Airport

Lhasa Airport is also known as Lhasa Gonggar Airport, Gonggar Airport, Lhasa Gonggar International Airport, or Lhasa Gonggar Airport. Situated in the high Himalaya mountains, Lhasa Airport was built in 1994. The distance from Lhasa Airport to Lhasa city is about 63.8 kilometers. It takes travelers about 1h 39m to drive from Lhasa Airport to Lhasa city. Crowned as the highest airport in the world, Lhasa Airport is located in the Gonggar County, Shannan Prefecture, Tibet.
With an area of 25000 square meters, Lhasa Airport transfers n…

Best Time to Visit Tibet

People who are interested in having a tour in Tibet always have the same question that when is the best time to visit Tibet. About this question, different people have different views. Generally, the summer holiday is the peak tourism season, however, the rainfalls are plenty. If you travel to Tibet in winter, you will visit the crystal-like glaciers. Winter is also a good season for tourists to see the grand snow-capped mountains,but the weather is too cold. If you want to travel to Nyingchi, autumn and spring are the best tour seasons. Actually, if you love Tibet, you will meet the beautiful scenery no matter what season you come.
Different Areas, Different Views
With the more than 122 kilometers, Tibet is divided into seven areas including Lhasa, Nyingchi, Ngari, Shigatse, Shannan, Chamdo, and Nagqu. The high altitude, climate, and culture vary from areas to areas.
Lhasa City
To most travelers, Lhasa is the first station after they set foot in Tibet because of the famous attractions…

Lhasa Tour Proposals

Boated as the purest place in the world, Tibet has become an ultimate tourist destination for travelers who are interested in mysterious Tibetan Buddhism, crystal-like lakes, and snow-capped mountains. Lhasa is the center of Tibet which is the primary place for travelers who want to have a Tibet tour. Here, I’d like to share some proposals about Tibet tour with you.

Basic Information about Lhasa

Located in the south of Tibet, Lhasa is the center of Tibet with an area of 30,000 square kilometers. There are about 400,000 Tibetans living in this city. And the Galsang flower is regarded as the city flower. Lhasa is divided into two municipal districts including Chengguan, Tuilong Deqing, and six counties including Linzhou, Dangxiong, Nimu, Qushui, Dazi, Mozhu Gongka.

Lhasa Climate

Generally speaking, the climate in Lhasa is better than other places in Lhasa, especially in winter. The temperature is high in the daytime, even it is warmer than other places in the north of China. However, it …

Lhasa Tour from Chengdu by Air

There are many ways for travelers to travel to Tibet from Chengdu. If you want to have a comfortable journey, you can take a flight to Tibet from Chengdu. If you are fond of adventure and risks, you can take a Tibet cycling tour from Chengdu. If you are interested in the scenery along the road, you can take a train to Tibet at Chengdu Railway Station. Among the numerous means of transportation, flying to Tibet is the fastest way. Here are some pieces of advice for Lhasa tour from Chengdu by air.

Information about Chengdu Gateway

As one of the most popular gateway to Tibet, Chengdu provides multiple flights for travelers. During the peak season, there are more than seventeen flights flying from Chengdu to Lhasa. It is very convenient to take a flight to Lhasa. If you want to arrive in Nyingchi, Shigatse, and Qamdo, you can also book the air ticket at Chengdu Airport.

The whole distance between Chengdu and Lhasa is about seven hundred and sixty-eight miles. It takes travelers about two …

Five Days Lhasa Tour

Lhasa is the capital city of Tibet with colorful customs. It is a good way for travelers to know about the traditional Tibetan cultures when setting foot in some famous Tibetan attractions such as Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, etc. Besides the ancient buildings, natural scenery is also a major feature for travelers. With green lakes mirroring the blue sky, winding roads extending to the summits, and running rivers roaring into the valleys, Tibet has become a paradise of wild animals. In order to explore both traditional cultures and natural beauty in Tibet, we have planned a five days Lhasa tour for travelers. The journey starts from Lhasa city. After visiting some famous Tibetan attractions, you will visit the natural beauty - Yamdrok Lake.

Day One: Arrive in Lhasa

You will be welcomed by your tour guide as soon as you arrive at the Tibet train station or airport in Lhasa. Then, your tour guide will send you to your hotel immediately. Time is free for you after you check in the hote…

Lhasa Tour Attractions

As the capital city of Tibet, Lhasa has become a popular place in travelers' eyes in the world. With thousands of years' history, Lhasa is attracting many international tourists by its traditional Tibetan cultures, unique Tibetan festivals, holy Tibetan temples, and natural scenery. Lhasa is also a modern city with modern museums, hotels, and restaurants. Thus, travelers will have a wonderful Tibet tour if they travel to Tibet in the right season.

When you get off your transportation at the Gongkar Airport and head to Lhasa, you can visit a charming Buddha statue. Located in the north of the road, this statue has attracted many passersby to stop for a visit. You are allowed to take photos with this statue.

The Potala Palace

The most attractive place in Tibetis the Potala Palace. It is said that without traveling the Potala Palace, the Tibet tour is not complete. Every Tibetans regard this palace as the holiest place. And it is the home of Buddhism. If you want to visit this pla…