What is a Kora?

The kora is a centerpiece of Tibetan Buddhist culture and can be done at many famous sites in Tibet. Learn more about its significance and the experience.
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Where to Travel Around China This Fall

From up-close experiences in Tibetan monasteries to an epic foodie journey around Sichuan, your fall adventure awaits.
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Episode 7: Tibet

For our seventh episode, we head to Tibet. A region on the Western reaches of China, commonly referred to as the last frontier, the roof of the world. 
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Your Travel Guide to the Tibetan Autonomous Region

Thinking of journeying to the 'Roof of the World'? Here's your travel guide to the Tibetan Autonomous Region that includes how, when, and where to travel.
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Traveling to Tibet FAQs and Tips

Here are answers to your frequently asked questions related to travel to China's Tibetan Autonomous Region.
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April 8, 2021

Ceramics in Tibet and Pakistan with Archaeologist Tang Huisheng 汤慧生 [in Mandarin] (Event #9)

The study of pottery is important to archaeology in China, perhaps more so than in any other country. Join us for a chat with Professor Tang Huisheng of the Department of Archaeology at Hebei Normal...
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Adventures on the Tibetan Plateau: No Permit Required

Summer is the perfect time for an adventure on the Tibetan Plateau. But you don’t have to go through the process of getting special permits to Tibet in order to experience the richly spiritual and...
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The China Hiking Havens Few Outsiders Know About

In the western regions of China, unbeknownst to most travellers, are some of the world’s most spectacular places for hiking and exploration. Many of these areas are so awe-inspiring that they hold a special religious significance among local people....
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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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What To Do About Altitude Sickness In Tibet

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...
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