Is it possible to get a permit to travel to Tibet (Lhasa) from Beijing by train, without a tour guide?
I am confused about how I go about getting a permit for two people (a British and a Swedish national) to visit Lhasa, intending to travel there by train. Is it possible to get a permit without having ...
Me and my fiancée are researching travelling to Tibet next summer, however we have a limited amount of time (17 days to be exact), limited budget and we aren't really interested in hiking, we are more ...
I am considering doing a hike with a guide in Tibet from Gandan Monastery to Samye Monastery in May. From what I've heard the temperatures during the night should be between -5C and 10C which is ...
I am a US citizen and have a Chinese visa that expires later this year, but I am looking to go to China again this summer. I originally got this L visa for my trip this winter (which was fantastic). ...
So there are these tassels on doors in Tibet. I've googled for a good hour to find out what they symbolise or are used for, but nothing concrete materializes. Some think it's a door bell, some think ...
I heard that Tibet is an awesome place and I am considering going after I am done traveling in Kunming. However, I would be traveling alone (ie any friends will be friends I meet there rather than ...
I think that there is a general consensus that Tibet is unsafe for traveling. I somehow feel, though, that the majority of people who claim Tibet is unsafe are either somewhat prejudiced (Han ...