Tibet Tourism Bureau issued a new ban after the earthquake in western Tibet. Travelers are not allowed to visit the following places from May 12 to May 17th: Shigatse, Mt. Kailash, Ngari (Ali), Tsethang, Nyintri and all the regions under these prefectures jurisdiction. Which means 90% of Tibet Autonomous Region has been closed until May 17th. Those groups whom are already in the region, they can travel in the same prefecture or return back to Lhasa. No cross other regions are allowed.

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SnowLion Tours Team

May 12, 2015