By Hoh Yu Li & Chua Wei Zhen
Created on Saturday, 02 April 2011 00:00
Written by Hoh Yu Li & Chua Wei Zhen
Tashi Delek! ("Good Day!")
This was the first Tibetan word we learnt from our Tibetan guide. Contrary to popular beliefs, travelling to this forbidden land is not difficult but it is not your usual independent backpacking trip either. At a minimum, a permit and a guide is required, and if you travel out of Lhasa, a car and a driver too. All these must be arranged via a local tour agency beforehand.
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