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Activity time: from January, 2019

Edit on: April 04,2019

Environment-protecting Measures Take Place in Everest and Namtso

Local government takes several measures to protect the fragile environment of Tibet Plateau in 2019. The tour itineraries in Mount Everest and Namtso Lake change accordingly.

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Activity time: April 28, 2012 till now

Edit on: September 18,2017

China's Qinghai: owns the largest prayer wheel in the world

The 42-meter-tall Chinese Fortune Wheel, which contains a wheel of 26.285 meters in height and 10.22 meters in diameter, was recognized as the world largest prayer wheel by Guinness World Records on Saturday.

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Activity time: May 12, 2012 till now

Edit on: February 23,2018

Number of Tibet Antelopes, Wild Asses Increases in Hol Xil Natural Reserve

The population of Tibetan antelopes in Hoh Xil grew from about50, 000 in 1995 to 170,000 in 2012, as social awareness and the measures of environmental protection have been enhanced in recent years.

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Activity time: June 1 till October 31, 2012

Edit on: April 04,2019

 Entrance Fees Changes from June 1, 2012 in Tibet

The Tibet Tourism Administration issues a notice that the Entrance fees to Potala Palace, Tashihunpo Monastery, Palkor Monastery, Kumbum stupa and Baksum Tso Lake will be raised from June 1, 2012.

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Activity time: May 2

Edit on: September 18,2017

Qinghai Lake Getting Larger for 7 Years

Qinghai Lake has been expanding for seven consecutive years and it turns to 4351.50 square kilometers after its complete thawing this year, according to Qinghai Academy of Meteorological Sciences.

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Activity time: April 13, 2012

Edit on: September 18,2017

Eight lamas awarded highest academic degree

Eight lamas are awarded Gexe Lharampa, the highest academic degree in Tibetan Buddhism studies, at the Jokhang Monastery in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, April 13, 2012.

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Activity time: April 28 to May 6, 2012

Edit on: September 18,2017

Tibet to Hold Mountaineering Assembly in April

The Tibetan Mountaineering Assembly that features climbing expeditions, lectures and meetings will be held in Tibet from April 28 to May 6.

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Activity time: April 1 to early May

Edit on: September 18,2017

2012 Nyingchi Peach Blossom Festival on the way

This year’s the 10th of the Nyingchi Peach Blossom Festival was held in the “Peach Village” Gala Village in Nyingchi Prefecture on April 1st.

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Activity time: Peak season

Edit on: September 18,2017

Potala Palace to extend opening hours to meet tourists' demand

Palace’s Administration said recently, the Potala Palace would extend its opening hours during the peak season to meet the tourists’ demand. The opening time will adjust from 7:30a.m. to 4:40 p.m.

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Activity time: March 7, 2012

Edit on: September 18,2017

Majority of travelers content with Tibet, plan second trip

98.2 percent of the tourists are content with Tibet’s environment and service, while 73 percent are planning a second trip.

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Activity time: June 25 to July 30,2011

Edit on: September 18,2017

No Tibet Travel Permits being issued from 25th June to 30th July, 2011

No Tibet Travel Permits are being issued for foreign travelers (including Hong Kong and Taiwan tourists) from 25th June to 30th July, 2011.

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Activity time: Nov. 13, 2010

Edit on: September 18,2017

Lhasa to Xian Air Ticket at ONLY ¥500

Sichuan Airlines has just made an overwhelming decision: Lhasa to Xian air tickets save up to 70% at the most. In Tibet, this kind of great discount is rare and unparalleled.

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Activity time: November 1, 2011 till Now

Edit on: September 18,2017

Tibet's First Luxury Hotel Opens

St. Regis Lhasa Resort, the first international luxury hotel in Lhasa and Tibet, has now opened up for business. Its opening ends Tibet’s history of no luxury hotels.

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Activity time: Oct. 30, 2010

Edit on: September 18,2017

Tibet opens new airport near Mount Everest

Xigaze Airport opened last Saturday, marking the launching of the 5th civil airport in Tibet. An Airbus 310 of Air China landed at Xigaze Airport at 9:50 am, Oct. 30, to mark the formal opening of the facility.

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Activity time: November 21, 2010

Edit on: September 18,2017

Tibetan Women Celebrate White Lhamo Festival in Jokhang Temple

Lhasa women and Tibetan Buddhism pilgrims got together in Jokhang Temple and celebrated the traditional Tibetan "White Lhamo Festival" on November 21, 2010, which stands for October 15 in Tibetan calendar.

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Activity time: Oct. 29, 2010

Edit on: September 18,2017

Tibetans Celebrate Buddha Return Day

Tibetan people celebrated their traditional annual festival "Buddha's Return Day" on Oct. 29, 2010, that is Sept. 22 on the lunar calendar of the Tibetans.

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