Travel notes: Serthar, a golden horse on the white ice fields (III)
Travel notes: Serthar, a golden horse on the white ice fields (III)

Even though Serthar has seen significant improvements in recent decades in regard to social causes, such as education, it is still relatively backwards.

  • Travel notes: Serthar, a golden horse on the white ice fields (II)

    Travel notes: Serthar, a golden horse on the white ice fields (II)

  • Travel notes: Serthar, a golden horse on the white ice fields (I)

    Travel notes: Serthar, a golden horse on the white ice fields (I)

  • Spring arrives in Batang

    Spring arrives in Batang

  • Lhasa's first peach blossom festival to open in May

    Lhasa's first peach blossom festival to open in May

Destinations

Samye Monastery, Tibet's famous monastery

Samye Monastery located in Samye Town of Chanang County, Shannan of southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, is Tibet’s first monastery. The layout of the monastery is ingenious and unique. With a total area of 25,000 square meters, Samye Monastery, a ...

Tibet's Nyingchi promotes innovation in tourism sector

Nyingchi has so far received 3.55 million tourists from home and abroad, a 27 percent increase over the same time last year.

Mysterious Tibetan land: colorful prayer flag culture

There are different arguments with regards the origin of prayer flags. One is from ancient India where the women normally wore sari skirts.

Autumn drapes Lhasa in beautiful colors

Potala Palace in Lhasa, Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, looks more beautiful in autumn. Photo taken on Oct 10.

Tourist reception in Tibet reached new high during National Day Holiday

According to statistics, from October 1st to 7th, the Tibet Autonomous Region received 1,03 million tourists reaching a year-on-year growth rate of 18%.

Colorful Yunnan through the lens of Italian photographer

The unique aerial views of the paddy fields, which are in Yuanyang, Southwest China's Yunnan province, show the beautiful patterns created by the growing rice.

 Tibet received 11.7 mln tourists from Jan. to July

A total of 11.7 million tourists visited Tibet from the year beginning to the end of July, and a total of 16.2 billion tourist revenue was achieved.

 First Mt. Qomolangma hiking assembly  concluded

The first 2016 Mt. Qomolangma hiking assembly was concluded recently.

Tibet receives over 6.8 mln tourists in H1

More than 6.8 million Chinese and foreign tourists visited southwest China's Tibet in the first half of 2016, up 31.9 percent year on year.

Special ways of eating noodles in Yanjing, Tibet

Yanjing is a small town, so small that it only takes a half hour to walk from one end to the other on the one main road.

  • Peach flower blossom as the spring comes in Nyingchi of Tibet
    Peach flower blossom as the spring comes in Nyingchi of Tibet 2017-03-16 | From:vtibet.com

    Hailed as "peach blossom village" in Nyingchi City of Tibet, Gala Village has recently been decorated by beautiful and fragrant peach blossoms as spring is in the air. Xinhua reported.

  • Potala Palace to open more attractions during Losar
    Potala Palace to open more attractions during Losar 2017-03-03 | From:China Tibet Online

    The Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet will open more attractions to visitors and increase daily opening hours during Losar, or the Tibetan New Year due to increasing visitors.

  • Tibet: tourism key to poverty alleviation
    Tibet: tourism key to poverty alleviation 2017-02-21 | From:China Tibet Online

    Tibet will take tourism as a key path to the regional poverty alleviation plan during the “13th Five-Year Plan”.

  • Nyingchi Peach Blossom Festival to open on March 25
    Nyingchi Peach Blossom Festival to open on March 25 2017-02-17 | From:China Tibet Online

    A peach blossom tourism and culture festival is to be held on March 25 during the blossom season from March 15 through April 30 in Nyingchi, southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region.

  • Tips for having Tibetan noodles
    Tips for having Tibetan noodles 2017-02-16 | From:China Tibet Online

    In the ancient city of Lhasa, many Tibetan people start their day with a bowl of fragrant noodles.

  • Yushu sets up Tibetan culture protection zone
    Yushu sets up Tibetan culture protection zone 2017-02-21 | From:China Tibet Online

    The national level Tibetan cultural ecology protection experimental zone, applied by the Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai, has been approved by the Ministry of Culture, according to Cultur...