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Tibetan Traditions & Customs

Written on 16th February 2017

Tibet's culture is unique in the world. Due to its extreme environment and high altitudes it has formed its own unique customs over thousands of years. It is one of the aspects of Tibet that most visitors will find most intriguing. Tibetan's hospitality is...

Tibetan People & Tibetan Ethnic Group

Written on 16th February 2017

The Tibetans with a population of 5.4 million mostly live in the Tibet Autonomous Region. There are also Tibetan communities in Qinghai, Gansu, Sichuan and Yunnan provinces....

Tibetan Medicine

Written on 16th February 2017

The Tibetan medical system is one of the world's oldest known medical traditions. It is an important part of Tibetan culture and has gone through centuries. We believe that the origin of the Tibetan medical tradition is as old as civilization itself....

Tibetan Food -- What to Eat in Lhasa

Written on 16th February 2017

A visitor to Lhasa will find that the traditional foods are rich in calories and often served very warm to combat the chilly atmosphere. However, visitors can also find foods that remind them of home. Along with traditional Tibetan foods, there are restaur...

Tibetan Festivals

Written on 16th February 2017

Festivals are time for Tibetans to come out of their homes and interact with other people. It is also a time for them to celebrate their age old customs and traditions, to introduce the newer generation to their culture and pay respect to the Buddha and pe...

Do's and Don'ts - Tibetan Etiquettes and Taboos

Written on 16th February 2017

Tibetans is an old ethnic minority with unique culture and living-habits; Tibet is a religious region, which is influenced by Buddhism factors. Through the ages, Tibetan people have formed their own customs and taboos. "When in Rome, do as the Romans ...

Economy in Tibet

Written on 15th February 2017

Tibet has traditionally been the home of a subsistence agriculture and herding economy. For the most part there was no currency, only barter until 1960s. The feudal system has only recently been displaced. ...

Tibet Tourism & Tourism in Tibet

Written on 15th February 2017

Tourism is seen by the Chinese government as a way to bring money and development to chronically poor Tibet. The $4.2 billion high-speed rail project that opened in 2006 and carries travelers from mainland cities (Beijing,Shanghai,Chengdu,Chongqing,Guangzh...

Where to eat in Tibet, Tibet Restaurants

Written on 15th February 2017

​Below we have selected some best restaurant that serves very good dished with wide-range option of Tibetan, Nepalis and Indian food....

Top 10 Mysteries of Tibet

Written on 15th February 2017

Long closed off and unreachable in its Himalayan fastness, Tibet, the Roof of the World, is always a mysterious land topping the wish list of worldwide travelers. Now it's open to the world. However, there are still too many Tibet mysteries waiting for Tib...

What to buy in Tibet & Shopping in Tibet

Written on 15th February 2017

Tibet is a wonderland not only full of natural beauties and cultures, but also a shopping paradise for visitors. The famous local specialty including Thangka, Tibetan jewelry, Tibetan carpet, Tibetan knife, Tibetan mask, Tibetan medicine…… Here TravelChin...

Tibetan History

Written on 15th February 2017

Tibetan history can be traced back to thousands of year, with the written history dates back to the 7th century when Songtsan Gampo, the 33rd Tibetan king, sent his minister Sambhota to India to study Sanskrit who on his return invented the present Tibetan...

Education in Tibet

Written on 15th February 2017

Before communists arrival there were only a handful of non-religious schools on Tibet. Only a small minority received any kind of education at all. Since the China Western Development program in 1999, 200 primary schools have been built, and enrollment of...

Tibetan Culture & Arts

Written on 15th February 2017

Over the centuries, Tibetan culture and arts were developed under both internal and external factors, cultural influence of the neighboring countries also have influenced the development of Tibetan culture. Here let us unveil the mystery of Tibetan culture...

Tibetan Buddhism

Written on 15th February 2017

Tibetan Buddhism is known for its rich mythology and iconography and for the practice of identifying the reincarnations of deceased spiritual masters. ...