Explore the best of Tibet with our short guide to the region. Below are our choices for the most awe-inspiring sights, unique cultural escapes, and some WildChina extras for the traveler seeking to journey even deeper.
On the high-altitude plains of the Tibetan Plateau, just outside the monastic city of Xiahe, is a small workshop that produces a product made nowhere else on earth. Here, luxury and sustainability meet in the form of beautiful, handcrafted yak’s wool textiles. See just what makes the Norlha Workshop one of our favorite places to […]
A journey to Tibet, one of the most remote regions in the world, can be an incredible experience, but you have to be ready to counter the unique atmospheric conditions that characterize the Tibetan plateau. Tibet has an average elevation of 4500 meters, and if you don’t regularly live at high altitude, you altitude sickness could put a real damper on your trip. […]
National Day in China is celebrated with a full “Golden Week” off (which this year falls on October 1st – October 7th), meaning all those residing in China have time to travel wherever they want. If you don’t plan ahead, the few remaining tickets and accommodations will be around double their original price. All major […]
Nature and religion define Tibet, so if you’re interested in viewing sacred sites or beautiful nature, it should be on your list of travel destinations. Tibetans have a distinct culture and religion that sets them apart from the rest of the world. Along with rich history, Tibet has some of China’s most striking natural scenery, […]
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