Tag Archives: Tibet

Shangri-La Hotel, Lhasa to open in the heart of the Himalayas

Lhasa : Few places in the world are as magical as Lhasa, the administrative capital of Tibet. Set on a plateau soaring 3,650 metres above sea level, the city is encircled by the fabled Himalayan mountains, glaciers and desert-like landscapes. … Continue reading

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Special railway service for tourists visiting Tibet via Hong Kong

HONG KONG, May 29: A railway company in China is preparing to operate a railway service with special facilities for tourists visiting Tibet via Hong Kong. The first of its kind special railway service has been named “Everest”, after the highest … Continue reading

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Indians may be stranded in Nepal

In what could be a related case, hundreds of Indian pilgrims on their arduous journey to Kailash-Manasarover were stranded in Nepal at the Tibetan border after Chinese authorities said the group didn’t have the required travel permits. A PTI report from … Continue reading

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