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In recent years, the air quality in major cities and towns in Tibet has remained above 95 percent

Time: 29-08-2019 This Article is Composed by BudgetTibetTour

As the main body of the Qinghai-Tibet plateau, Tibet is known as the "roof of the world", "water tower of Asia" and "the third pole of the earth". Reporters recently learned that in order to do a good job in the construction of ecological civilization and ecological environmental protection work, our district specially convened the regional ecological environmental protection conference, and reported the ecological environmental protection work in our district. Monitoring and assessment by the Chinese academy of sciences and relevant departments show that the overall structure of various ecosystems on the Tibetan plateau is stable and the ecological quality is stable and good.

Qinghai-Tibet Plateau
Qinghai-Tibet Plateau

The relevant controller introduces, in order to protect the ecological environment of Qinghai-Tibet plateau, the autonomous region party committee, government starting from the top-level design of ecological environmental protection work, establish the beautiful ecological environment, ecological economic development, ecological home comfortable, ecological system consummation, the human and the nature harmonious and so on five big overall goals of the construction of ecological civilization. In recent years, more than 60 local laws and regulations and government regulations have been enacted, covering all areas of ecological civilization.

"Our district has set up 47 nature reserves of various levels, 22 ecological function reserves, 4 national scenic spots, 9 national forest parks, 14 national wetland parks and 4 geological parks, so that 125 kinds of national key protected wild animals and 39 kinds of key protected wild plants are effectively protected. Continue to improve the key ecological function areas transfer payment and all kinds of ecological compensation mechanism, ecological jobs increased to 667,000, subsidies standards raised to 3,500 Yuan per person per year, to 100 million Yuan funds to implement the upper Yangtze river transverse ecological compensation policy, the implementation of 33 million Yuan in the Nujiang Nagqu, Qamdo, Nyingchi three cities set up river basin upstream and downstream transverse pilot ecological compensation mechanism." The chief says, since 2011, the Tibetan ecological create work full launch, at present, checked and accepted by the national environmental protection model city Lhasa, Shannan city, Nyingchi city, Shigatse into national ecological civilization first demonstration area, Nyingchi and Yadong county was awarded the second batch of national ecological civilization construction ShiFan (county).

Black-Necked Crane in Qinghai-Tibet Plateau
Black-Necked Crane in Qinghai-Tibet Plateau

Monitoring and assessment by the Chinese academy of sciences and other relevant departments show that the overall structure and ecological quality of various ecosystems on the Tibetan plateau are stable, and the environmental air quality in major cities and towns remains above 95%. The water quality of major rivers (lakes) such as the Yarlung Zangbo river, the Nu river and the Yamdrok Lake has been kept at the standard of grade I or ii water areas. The region's forests, grasslands, wetlands, glaciers, snow-capped mountains and wildlife have been effectively protected, and most of the region is still in its original state. Tibet still has one of the best environmental quality in the world.

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Hello, we are considering to travel in Tibet in summer. We are a family of 5, two adults and three kids, age 13(then), 10, 8. We are interested in the 10 days Mt. EBC & Namtso Lake Group tour. We are US citizens with valid 10-year Chinese multiple entry visa, which we have applied when we went to Beijing in 2019. We are currently living in South Korea.  


1. Are kids suitable (or even allowed) for this tour?  

2. If kids can join, are there any discount deals for kids?

Answered by Helen

Dear Ms. Ho***,

    Greetings from Helen at Budget Tibet Tour and welcome you to join our 10 days Mt. Everest & Namtso Lake group tour. For your questions: 1. Your kids are suitable for this tour. Travelling in Tibet is as safe for kids as it is for their parents. While the high Tibetan plateau may be the highest place on the planet, very often, the kids that visit this region are more adaptable and have fewer problems than their parents. We also have arranged wonderful Tibet tours for many families with kids such as a tour to EBC for a family with a 3-year-old son, a 9-year-old girl and a 11-year-old boy, they did have fun in Tibet and there is no problem for them. Or you can take some medicine under the guidance of doctor to prevent high altitude before enter Tibet. 2. If kids travel with you, we'll offer some discount for them, please check your email and find more detailed information. Thanks & Regards

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