Tibet General Information

For centuries Tibet has fascinated mankind. This land beyond the mighty Himals on the highest plateau in the world was almost inaccessible to the outside world until recently. This the “Land of Mysteries”, “Forbidden Land” has appealed to explorers, scholars, pilgrims and adventurers hoping to find a “Shangri La”. Lhasa, the capital, is the center of Tibetan culture, religion and Lama theology. The Tibetans, Monpas, Lhopas and Muslims who inhabit the plateau have their own distinctive. Loshar, the Tibetan new year, is the largest and the longest festival. Sky burials, water burials, stupa burials and cremations are of great interest. Technology, medicine, Buddhist philosophy, astrology, drama and debating form the basis of Tibetan science and culture.

Important Information About Tibet


Travel between Kathmandu and Lhasa or Kailash is an incredible journey where you can see the world’s highest mountains, drive on the world’s highest plains, meet nomadic Tibetan pilgrims and chanting Tibetan monks. Tibet has avoided the influence from the western world and has developed its own unique culture and traditions. The infrastructure of the tourist industry is still very basic in this remote region. So, it is advised not to expect high standards as you are accustomed to in the West with regards to accommodation and amenities.


Tibet’s climate is extreme continental. There is a vast difference between the day and night temperatures any time of the year. The average temperature ranges from 3 to 12 degrees centigrade. While traveling in Tibet one can feel some discomfort like breathlessness and headaches before becoming acclimatized. Many hotels keep bottled oxygen for emergencies.


Casual wear and comfortable walking shoes are essential for any Tibet tours. Warm clothes are a must as the nights and the mornings are quite chilly.

November to April: Down jacket, thermal underwear, warm trousers, warm sweaters, woolen shirts, gloves, warm hat and scarves, light leather boots in case of snow.

May to October: Rain coats, or wind breakers, jackets, sweaters, sunhat cotton or woolen shirts, comfortable shoes.


As you have to pass through high terrain, you are likely to experience minor symptoms and discomfort of altitude sickness until your body gets adjusted to the altitude. It is advisable to drink large quantities non-alcoholic drinks to avoid dehydration. We also recommend to take a strip of Diamox tablets. A small first aid kit is essential.

Trips of TIBET

Lhasa Cultural Tour

Lhasa, the capital of Tibet Autonomous Region, is also the economical and cultural center of Tibet. With an impressive heritage of culture and history, it […]

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Kathmandu Lhasa Tour

7 Day Drive In Fly Out Kathmandu- Lhasa Tour . This tour drives overland from Kathmandu to Lhasa across the Himalayas by way of the […]

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Lhasa Kathmandu Tour

Start Your Journey To Tibet With A Spectacular Flight Over The Snow Capped Himalayan Mountains Past Mt. Everest, Malaku And Kanchanjunga. In Lhasa Visit The […]

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Ganden Samye Trek

After touring the great palaces and ancient Buddhist temples of Lhasa trek across the Tibetan mountains from Ganden to Samye – two of the most […]

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Kathmandu Lhasa Everest Base Camp Tour

Journey from Lhasa to Kathamndu with side trip to the Rongbuk Monastery and North Everest Base Camp.Definitely, one of the best & the most popular […]

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Mt. Kailash Tour

A Pilgrimage Tour To Kailash & Lake Mansarovar In Tibet from Nepal. Mt. Kailash (6714 m) – also known as Tise, Kailasa or Kang Rinpoche […]

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Lhasa Kailash Tour

A Pilgrimage Tour To Kailash & Lake Mansarovar In Tibet from Nepal. Mt. Kailash (6714 m) – also known as Tise, Kailasa or Kang Rinpoche […]

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Lakpa Ri Expedition

Lhakpa Ri situated in Tibet is an ideal objective, remarkably positioned just across the glacier from Everest. It shares the historic route up the East […]

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Shishapangma Expedition

Shishapangma is considered one of the easy 8000 meter peaks with high rate of success for climbing in Tibet. It was first climbed by H. […]

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Cho Oyu Expedition

Cho Oyu, the sixth highest mountain in the world, has only recently become a popular mountain to climb. It is known to be one of […]

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