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Tibet

Tibet travel guide, including map of Tibet, top Tibet travel experiences, tips for travel in Tibet, plus how to make the most of your Himalayan adventure

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Will tourism save Tibet?

Wander Woman Marie Javins explores Tibet and ponders whether tourism is its saviour - or destroyer

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Getting to Tibet in three difficult steps

Wander Woman, Marie Javins, discovers getting a travel permit for Tibet is the easy part

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How to prepare for a train trip to Tibet

Matthew Woodward looks for provisions in Beijing as he waits for his train tickets to Tibet to be issued. Are deep-fried scorpions an appropriate train snack?

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Tibet's controversial Tanggula Pass: The view from the ground

Wanderlust sets out to experience the bleak beauty of the Tanggula Pass in Tibet by hitching a ride on the world's highest railway line

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Tibet's controversial Tanggula Pass: The view from on board

Cross over from Tibet to China at over 5000 meters while battling altitude sickness and sampling stir-fried yak; all aboard the Qinghai-Lhasa railway line

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Ten things you need to know about visiting Tibet now

Tibet has just been opened again for foreigners. Our writer was one of the first let in. Here she lists what you NEED to know

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The ethics of visiting Tibet

Wander Woman, Marie Javins, arrives in Lhasa and wonders whether she should really be there

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The best toilet in Tibet

Wander Woman Marie Javins ventures into the Tibetan interior and is introduced to the only decent toilet between Lhasa and Nepal

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21 great Himalaya adventures

Trekking expert Robin Boustead picks the best walks, drives and cultural highs in the peaks of India, Nepal, Pakistan, Bhutan and Tibet

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How to get through China's most notorious roadblock

Charlie Walker channels the spirit of James Bond to slip past a Chinese military checkpoint in Tibet

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How a Tibetan family saved my life

Charlie Walker's charity ride takes a life-threatening turn in Tibet. Can the kindness of strangers pull him through?

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A walking tour through India's villages

Hiking through the Himalayan Kumaon region takes in the best of India, with hints of Nepal and Tibet. Just beware the leopards

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Mt Kailash & beyond: in search of Shangri-la

Fulfilling a lifelong dream, TV traveller Michael Wood treks deep into western Tibet, to mystical Mt Kailash and the fabled lost city of Tsaparang

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Pandas and beyond in Sichuan province, China

China’s Sichuan province is famed for its pandas – but there’s far more to it than that: find holy mountains, fiery food and a taster of traditional Tibet

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How to find Beijing in the smog

After travelling from one side of Europe to the other side of Asia, Matthew Woodward finally arrives in Beijing. Next stop Tibet!

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The perils of high altitude train travel

Matthew Woodward's next rail journey will take him through the world's highest railway station in Tibet. How should he prepare?

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Art Wolfe’s 5 tips for taking great photos of people and local cultures

Master photographer Art Wolfe has photographed different cultures around the world, from Tibet to Tanzania. Here are his 5 practical tips for getting great photos of people

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Bless you: 4 Tibetan monasteries you must visit

Author John Dwyer travelled across China and Tibet in search of the most inspirational monasteries in the region. From quiet corners of reflection to rowdy places of debate, here are his top four

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