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  • HOT Bahe Town: Convergence of Traffic, Cuisine and Beauty

    Bahe Town: Convergence of Traffic, Cuisine and Beauty

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    In the past 40 years, Bahe Town, Nyingchi​, Tibet has long since turned from an old and backward village into a new and prosperous town. The beautiful scenery of the Nyang River, the mouth-watering cuisine, and the historical Xiuba Beacon Towers, all these paved the way for the development and prosperity of Bahe Town, making it a characteristic small town in the snow-covered plateau. Transportation hub leads development How important is the location of Bahe Town? It is located along the 318 China National Road and is the only way for tourists to drive into Tibet. Moreover, it is the only way to go to the national 5A-level scenic spot, Basumtso. The road to the scenic spot is also the main road of the town. In 1999, local government moved the resident to Xueka Village, and renamed it "

    318 2018-07-02

  • HOT Tibet Airport Group Construction Project Launched

    Tibet Airport Group Construction Project Launched

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    In order to further promote the construction of the Tibet civil aviation airport and improve the layout of the Tibet airport network, the China Civil Aviation assistance Tibet airport group construction project has officially started. At present, Tibet has 5 civil airports of Lhasa Kongga International Airport, Qamdo Bangda Airport, Nyingchi Milin Airport, Ngari​ Kunsha Airport and Shigatse Airport. In order to further promote the construction of the Tibet civil airport and complete the infrastructure shortcomings of Tibet aviation, China Civil Aviation Administration proposed a "3+1" assistance in construction project. "3" refers to the three newly-built extension airport projects in Lonzi, Tingri and Puland, and "1" refers to the second runway project at Lha

    339 2018-06-13

  • HOT Tibet Photographing Notifications

    Tibet Photographing Notifications

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    When come to Tibet, you will have the chance to visit the Potala Palace, Mount Everest, the holy lakes, and the faces of devoted Tibetans. Tibet's natural landscape, cultural custom and religious attract tourists from all over the world. However, when visiting Tibet, please restrain your camera or smartphone to respect Tibetan culture. Nearly all Tibetans believe in Buddhism. When the children are very young, they are taken by the elders to the monasteries for worshipping. In the monasteries, we must keep quiet, seated upright, and must not sit in the seat of a living Buddha. Moreover, it is not allowed to touch the scriptures, Buddha statues, murals and implements by hand, and we should never cross over them. Do not spitting, smoking or making loud noises. Do not take photos without t

    302 2018-06-04

  • HOT Experience a Diverse Tibet through North-Lhasa Tourism Circle

    Experience a Diverse Tibet through North-Lhasa Tourism Circle

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    The reporter learned from the Lhasa City Tourism Promotion Conference that the North-Lhasa Tourism Circle will soon be available for travelers. This is a golden landscape itinerary around Lhasa includes all districts and counties of Lhasa. According to the briefing, this route will go through a series of natural landscapes and historical sites such as the Zhayeba Monastery, Yangbajing Geothermal Landscape Area, the Zhigong Monastery with one of the three largest celestial burial platforms in the world, and the Black-necked Crane Nature Reserve in Linzhou County. The Zhayeba Monastery has a history of over 1,500 years and is one of the spiritual temples built by Sontzen Gampo for his wife. Later it was expanded to build the Zhayeba Monastery located on the cliff; the Yangbajing Geothermal L

    253 2018-05-07

  • HOT Mount Everest is being cleaned

    Mount Everest is being cleaned

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    The southern slope of Mount Everest is being wiped clean. The project is to clean away the rubbish left by tourists and climbers along the Nepalese side of climbing route. In total, more than 100 tons of rubbish will be transported by air. The BBC reported on the 17th that the 1,200 kilograms of rubbish that had been cleaned up on the first day had been airlifted from the nearest Lukla airport to Kathmandu, Nepal, and will be recycled.​ With the increase of tourists and climbers, the rubbish left poses a threat to the ecological environment of Mount Everest. In the past, the rubbish was mainly cleared by the local Sherpa guides. Today, it is coordinated by the Sagarmatha Pollution Control Committee. Although tourists and climbers are required to collect all the rubbish they produce, the Sh

    230 2018-04-16

  • HOT Lhasa will be embraced by blooming flower

    Lhasa will be embraced by blooming flower

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    ​When the steps of spring go through China, a heavy snowfall immersed Lhasa in silver once again. In this field of snow-white, the red flowers look more prominent. The flowering season in Lhasa came late and will last from March to May. When will the flower bloom? Where is the most colorful flower?​To admire the beauty of flowers, we must first discuss about the garden and park. There are more than 20 street gardens and more than 10 large parks in the urban area of ​​Lhasa. The most popular for people is the Zongjiao Lukang Park. During the chilling early spring, the winter jasmines of the park are indicating that the spring is coming. Afterwards, the flowers such as flowering almond, forsythia, crabapple, cherry, daylily, tulip, blackberry, honeysuckle, Chinese rose and peony will also be

    203 2018-04-16

  • HOT Spring plowing in Tibet has begun

    Spring plowing in Tibet has begun

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    On March 17th, the farmers in Taj Town, Datse District are throwing tsampa to the sky to pray for a good harvest. The spring plowing ceremony in Songka Village, Taj Town, Datse District. March 17th, is the last day of the first month of Tibetan calendar and is the day of planting. Villages dress in festive costumes, taking highland barley wine and Tibetan pastry, holding "Chema" symbolizing a grain harvest. The cultivating ceremony was held in the field. With the praying of the elderly villager, the opening ceremony began. When the silver plowshares dig open the fertile ground slept for a winter, the villagers rushed to sow the first barley seed, hoping for a harvest year. Villagers in Shigatse are buying agricultural machinery in the market. Villagers are transporting farmyard f

    231 2018-04-16

  • HOT Fully Prepared before Traveling to Tibet

    Fully Prepared before Traveling to Tibet

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    ​In the winter, Tibet's sunshine is more splendid, and the fares of many tourist attractions are half lowered, and there are no queuing troubles. Moreover, Tibet flight and train tickets are also relatively abundant, attracting many tourists to Tibet. Experts reminded that if you want traveling Tibet in winter, you should make adequate preparations, pay attention to keeping warm, prevent UV radiation and dry weather, and especially pay attention to avoid colds to induce altitude sickness. The first is to avoid excessive alcohol consumption before entering Tibet. Take anti-altitude sickness drugs in advance may made your body adapt to the high altitude environment more quickly. Medical experts advise that people with chronic respiratory diseases or cardiovascular diseases need to be cau

    233 2018-04-16

  • HOT Tibet Peach Blossom Festival became a Tourist Booster

    Tibet Peach Blossom Festival became a Tourist Booster

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    After the implementation of the preferential policy for 'Winter Tour in Tibet', the surrounding villages of Tibet has ushered in the tourist season more than half a month earlier than previous years. From the beginning of March, there are an average of about 300 tourists visiting the area every day, and the tourism revenue is considerable.​ On March 29, the 16th Peach Blossom Tourism Festival in Nyingchi, Tibet, was opened in the Gara Village. The festival has become a booster for the strong development of Tibet tourism. The flowering period of peach blossom in Nyingchi is from March 15 to April 20, among which March 25 to April 10 is the full-flowering period. Nine years ago, Gara Village had begun to intensify the management of peach blossom tourism, and the ticket sales of 2017

    271 2018-04-16