Traveling to Tibet seems extremely complicated and full of difficulties at first. Due to its special political background, Chinese government adds or removes rules about how to travel to Tibet. Regardless if you love trekking in mountains or the exotic culture, Tibet can give you all you want. The fabulous monasteries, breathtaking high-altitude treks, stunning views of the Everest and the likable people all attract travelers from all over the world. Foreign travelers need to follow up with any information that could be useful, or they may have difficulties to enter Tibet. All of the information here is the update to date info. If you want to visit Tibet, I am very glad to help you.
to Almost every traveler will marvel at the wonder of natural beauty. The Qinghai-Tibet Plateau is the highest region on earth. The people, architectures and animals here have their own characteristics due to the unique landscapes. Visiting Tibet is more of a spiritual journey than a simple sightseeing. The magnificent monasteries, chanting monks in prayer halls and retreats built at remote cliffside all give travelers feelings about the holy land purify their minds. Tibet pilgrims carry heavy things and trek thousands of miles to do pilgrimage around the Mt. Kailash and the Lake Manasarovar. Travelers may be infected by their devotion and faith which are inherited from grandmothers and are fascinating and inspiring.
The local Tibetan people get through the decades of political turmoil and hardship but keep a simple lifestyle and always keep smiling and treat people with sincere. You may have lasting memories in a teahouse or the happy time in a local Tibetan family.
The Potala Palace
The Potala Palace traditionally was the seat of the Tibetan government, and the Dalai Lamas would stay there over whole winter. It’s the landmark of Lhasa’s cardinal. And even today, it is still an architectural wonder with more than 1000 rooms inside.
The Gyantse Kumbum
A Kumbum is a multi-storied aggregate of Buddhist chapels in Tibetan Buddhism. The Gyantse Kumbum is the foremost attraction in Gyantse. The Kumbum, like other mandalas, which are portrayed by a circle within a square, enables the devotee to take part in the Buddhist perception of the universe and can depict one’s potential as they move through it.
Main Assembly Hall
The main assembly hall, also called Tsogchen, is the principal structure in the Drepung Monastery which is one of the “great three” Gelug monasteries of Tibet. It is the biggest Tibetan Monastery built in 1416 by Jamyang choge.
If someone wants to visit Tibet, it’s important to know how to get the permits to enter Tibet. It is still not possible to enter Tibet as backpackers. Travelers even if just one person needs to travel with a tour guide, driver and vehicle. Travelers must follow an organized trip and plan it ahead of time. Except for the Chinese Visa and passport, the first permit that all foreign travelers need to get is the Tibet Travel Permit which can only be applied by local Tibet Travel Agency. The next permit depending on your travel areas you plan to is an Alien Travel Permit which is issued by the Public Security Bureau. If you plan to travel to Mt. Kailash, overland to Kashgar, Nyingtri or Chamdo prefectures, you need to apply for Military Permit. All the permits to Tibet will be well handled by the travel agency you booked.
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