Potala Palace

Traditional Chinese Architecture

What You Can’t Miss on Your First Trip to Tibet

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...
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Ethnic Minorities of China

Breaking the Winter Cycle: Lhasa, Tibet

  For those of us living in the northern hemisphere, this time of year is one of mixed feelings. On one hand, the changing of the seasons is a welcome period of transition, in which we...
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A camel resting in the Gobi Desert

Tibet with WildChina

When you are in Tibet, you know it. The wind whispers across the even green valleys of the mountains as if you are on a verdant moonscape. And then you look up. Silent and omniscient,...
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Candles in a Buddhist temple

Traveler’s Voice: The dominant characteristic of Lhasa is its spirituality

Continuing with the travel series written by WildChina travelers Janet Heininger and Jamie Reuter, we move on to their next destination. Stop 2 – Lhasa, Tibet… ———- On Tuesday, October 19, we flew 3,000 km to...
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