LhasaCurrently, Bank of China, China Construction Bank and Agricultural Bank of China have their branches in Lhasa, and you can use your credit card in Bank of China and up market hotels. ATM machines have been hooked up but we suggest you take some cash read more...
1. What is Altitude Sicknessand theSymptoms?Altitude sickness, also known as Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) or altitude illness is common at high altitudes, and depends on the elevation, the rate of ascent and individual susceptibility. Most visitors to Ti read more...
8. Which overland tour is better, Shichuan-Tibet or Qinghai-Tibet?The overland tour from Shichuan to Tibet is most beautiful one among the roads into Lhasa, but it is most dangerous. The road is gravel-based and goes across Hengduan Mountains. In the rain read more...
13. Tibet’s special food/snacks? Where can get them?Tsampa (roasted barley flour), Butter tea, yak meat, Tibetan noodles, sweet tea, Qingke wine (chang) are all Tibetan specialties. As travelers who want to have a profound Tibet tour, you must visit one o read more...