Lobsang Wangdu and Yolanda O’Bannon of YoWangdu Experience Tibet answer your Tibet travel questions. To ask questions join our All Things Tibet Facebook group, and ask your questions there. We answer as many of your Tibet travel questions as possible with short videos. Since no independent travel is allowed to Tibet and you must work […]
If you're planning to travel to Tibet soon, or just have it on your bucket list, you're in the right place. These posts gives you a taste of Tibet, from journeys to popular destinations like Lhasa, Everest Base Camp, and Mount Kailash, to practical tools and tips on how to deal with altitude sickness, and a basic mistake that many people make about the Tibet train. Scroll down for a full list of all of our Tibet travel posts, or try the "Search this website..." box to the right of this post.
Since no independent travel is allowed to Tibet and you must work with a travel agency, you want to be sure to choose a Tibetan-owned agency, which hires Tibetan guides only. The simplest way to do this is ask us to connect you to a reliable Tibetan-owned travel agent to plan a great trip for you that also supports the local Tibetan economy and culture.
Not sure where to start? Try these posts:
- Best 100 Tibet Travel Tips: The Ultimate Guide
- How Much Does it Cost to Travel to Tibet?
- Tibet Travel Permit
- The Biggest Mistake People Make about the Tibet Train
- How to Make the Most of Your Time in Lhasa
- Altitude Sickness Prevention in a Nutshell
- Mount Kailash: A Walk on Sacred Ground
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If you’re thinking of Tibet winter travel, you need to be mindful that some areas are great in winter, and others not so much. In this post, we’ll look at some popular travel destinations in the Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR) and let you know what they are like in the winter. We’ll also give you […]
Tibet is completely closed to foreigners at least once or twice a year. Some closures happen more or less regularly every year but others can happen suddenly, so if you’re traveling to Tibet any time soon, you need to keep an eye out for Tibet travel advisories and updates. There is no reliable […]
A quest for a lake and lilac flowers takes a pair of adventurers deep into the mountains of eastern Tibet. Guest post to YoWangdu.com by Adrian Bottomley A note from Lobsang and Yolanda: If you’d like to join Adrian on the follow up to this expedition, or one of many other fantastic Tibet journeys, contact […]
Here are some practical considerations if you’re considering the Mt. Kailash trek. These tips were compiled by Meg Moser to accompany her guest post: Kailash: One Foot in This World (A description of the 3-day Mount Kailash kora trek). Since no independent travel is allowed to Tibet and you must work with a travel agency, you […]
Traveler and writer Meg Moser joins us again for a fabulous guest post on one of the world’s great spiritual treks, the 32-mile (52 km), high altitude Kailash Kora. Meg offers you an inside look at what it’s like to walk the holy circuit, along with some practical travel tips. The post describes a trip […]
This collection of Mount Kailash videos were taken in September 2017 by Yolanda O’Bannon and Meg Moser during their kora (a pilgrimage walk around the holy mountain). If you’ve dreamed of trekking the holy mountain yourself, check out Mount Kailash tours and this popular post — Mount Kailash: A Walk on Sacred Ground. Mount Kailash Kora: A […]
We’re so pleased to introduce the first guest post from our new friend Lesley Junlakan, an active member of the All Things Tibet Facebook community and an experienced Tibet hand who began her extensive travels through the region in 2012. Lesley has whetted our appetite for trekking in Kham with this story and photo gallery of her recent […]
When my brother heard I was going trekking in Tibet, he made a crack about watching out for yetis. And I laughed but I wasn’t laughing so much on the third day of our Ganden to Samye trek, when I came across this: When we came into camp the evening before, Tenchoe, the local […]
We’re delighted to share with you this guest post on the Ganden to Samye trek by our dear friend and personal mountain guide, Meg Moser. Meg accompanied Yolanda on her September 2017 Tibet trip, and she gives you a refreshingly honest appraisal of one of the most popular treks in Tibet. Guest Post […]