Tibet Travel Guide
Politically sensitive and sitting on the roof of the world, a trip to Tibet demands careful consideration and plenty of planning. Prepare for your trip with our handy travel guide. Get started with the top attractions to include on your itinerary and a guide on when best to go for the most enjoyable weather conditions and most colorful festivals. Cover the essentials with our Top Travel Tips and check what visa you'll need before you go.
Best Places to Visit
Don't miss these top attractions that include magical capitals and mighty monasteries
- My Journey to Lhasa
by Alexandra David-Neel
- Freedom in Exile
by Dalai Lama XIV
- Seven Years in Tibet
by Heinrich Herrer
Facts about Tibet
- Around 5% of the entire world's population is dependent on water that flows from Tibet.
- The Dalai Lama, along with 100,000 Tibetans, established a government in exile based in India's Dharamshala.
- Tibet is the world's highest region and is commonly referred to as the 'Roof of the World', sitting at 4,500m.
Tibet Travel Advice
We stay informed of the latest travel advice to Tibet and follow the regulations laid out by the British Foreign Office. The safety of our travelers is paramount and we recommend that you check the latest travel updates from the relevant advisory body in your country.
Useful Online Resources:
The official Tibet Tourism Administration site and the latest China Weather Updates from the BBC.