Monthly Archives: April 2014

Lhasa and Surrounding ལྷ་ས

Written on April 9, 2014 at 20:13, by

The town of Lhasa, straddles the banks of the Kyichu River, where the valley opens out to its fullest extent. This is a city where the sacred temples and the profane have forged an uneasy co-existence. Lhasa, The Tibetan capital, is located in U-Tsang. This central region of Tibet with an altitude of 3650m/11975ft, is More »

Responsible Tourism in Tibet

Written on April 7, 2014 at 19:30, by

What is Eco Travel and Responsible Tourism? Responsible Tourism is tourism that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of local people. The pillars of responsible tourism are the same as those of sustainable tourism and ecotourism — environmental integrity, social justice, and maximizing local economic benefit. Eco travel and responsible tourism are not only More »