Why Tibet?

Travel in Tibet offers myriad possibilities. This is a world like no other, with one of the world’s richest cultural and spiritual traditions along with some of the most spectacular landscapes on Earth, including its highest mountain, one of its deepest gorges and is the source of many of Asia’s great rivers.

Here men and deities inhabit the same landscape, both physical and mental. To travel across the incredible Tibetan Plateau is to venture into the realm of the gods. A world where colours are enhanced; the atmosphere a constant reminder that you truly are on the “Roof of the world”.

Our photos are real, you will see these unforgettable vistas!

Why Us?

Shigatse Travels is one of the oldest agencies in Tibet, with more than 25 years’ experience working with both international agencies and individual travellers. Dedicated to quality service, Shigatse Travels offers the best on-the-ground service and support possible.

We are situated in the heart of Lhasa, only a few minutes’ walk from the Jokhang, where it’s easy to keep track of all that is going on.

Our guides work for us and are trained by us to meet your expectations (and more) and ensure you get the most from your trip.

Our aim is to work with you to design and customise your itinerary, its standards & inclusions to suit you and to provide as much flexibility along the way as is permitted by local regulations.

Lhasa & Central Tibet

Explore the cultural heart of Tibet; its’ great monasteries, temples and palaces; remote religious centres..

Mount Everest

The world’s highest mountain in close up! Everest is undoubtedly one of Tibet’s great travel drawcards..

Kailash & the West

1300 kilometers west of Lhasa lies one of the most spectacular and sacred sites on earth.

Eastern Tibet

East of Lhasa you will discover a world far from the stereotyped image of Tibet as a barren, mountain landscape.

Gateway Cities & add-ons

It is possible to arrive in Lhasa by air from any city in China including Beijing, Xi’an, Xining, Shanghai or Chengdu or from Nepal.