the highest region in the world, the soaring craggy peaks and
rolling hills of the high plateau makes Tibet one of the most
stunning places on earth. The quality of light, the way shadows
caress the landscape and the unusual cloud formations formed in
multihued blue skies is unparalleled anywhere else on earth. The
divine euphoria is intensified at the site of pilgrims
prostrating themselves full body along the deserted highway,
some in rags and others draped in turquoise and coral headdress.
The diversity of the land and its people is impossible to
describe in mere words. Even photographs and videos cannot come
close to what it is like to walk in this wonderland of color.
It's a cultural bouquet. It's an historical treasure. It's a
spiritual banquet. Simply put, visiting this land is a
soul-changing experience you must live to understand.
The wonderful and winding
Yarlang Tsangpo river, the turquoise
Yamdrok Tso Lake at dawn, these vistas cannot be matched anywhere on
the planet. With many other holy lakes, unique flora and fauna,
ancient ruins like Guge, majestic palaces, temples and monasteries, folkloric
activities and colorful religious ceremonies, Tibet is full of adventure,
natural and cultural heritage. To witness this unparalleled natural
beauty before it disappears is a gift beyond compare. The most popular tourist places in Tibet
include the Potala Palace in
Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet,
Yamdrok Tso Lake.
Mt. Everest, the
highest peak in the world is a summit your eye will never forget,
even when viewed only from Base Camp. If you're up for a climb,
click here. This unusual Tibetan
civilization at the top of the world offers varied natural,
cultural, historical and religious attractions and even wild
adventure for those with a longer trip schedule. Tibet is also a pilgrimage center for Buddhists
as it quarters some of the most sacred edifices of the religion.
Without a doubt, Tibet, still holds to its traditions and
customs and is by far the most enchanting place on earth. Visit soon
to avoid disappointment later. Meet
Kumbum Monastery/(Gelugpa/yellow hat sect)
Qinghai Lake/Bird Island
Temple of Princess Wencheng
Liuwan Tombs Kanbula National Forest Park
Nanzong Nunnery in Kanbula Park
Annual International Bicycle race
Great Mosque of Xining/ Dongguan
Qutan Monastery A'Nyemaqen Mountain Highland Xishuangbanna Mengda Nature Reserve
North Mountain Temple/Beishan Si
Sun & Moon Mountain
Kekexili Nature Reserve
Sanjiangyuan Nature Reserve Three Rivers' Fountainheads Nature Reserve
is one of the world’s most isolated
regions, surrounded by the magnificent
Himalayas on the south, the
Karakoram Range on the west, and the isolated
Kunlun Mountains on the north. With an average elevation of 4,900
meters (16,000 ft), it is the highest
region on Earth.
The Friendship Highway starts from the capital of Nepal-Kathmandu,
traverses Hangmu Friendship Bridge (SinoNepal Friendship Bridge)
at Kodari to Neyalamu County in Tibet.
After entering the border at Zhangmu (Khasa), passing Neyalamu and
Tingri, you will enjoy the grand Himalayas, base camp and
Most tourists will choose Sino-Nepal
Friendship Highway and Qinghai-Tibet Road as the main road into
Tibet, passing Shigatse and Ghantse, although there is another
route out of Shigatse that goes through magnificent valleys and
mountain ranges through Ngari, Nam-tso Lake to Lhasa.
The Friendship Hwy covers a distance of more than 900 km, with various
Truth! There are so many name
changes and spelling differences that it is really difficult to
keep track of place, city and province names, even for us! Pick up a
Lonely Planet guide.
truly helps to keep your names straight. The fact is, the the
world community would prefer Tibetan places to have Tibetan name
places, not Chinese name places. Tourists visit Tibet to become
acquainted with Tibetans. However, it is what it is, therefore
we have tried to put it together for you within the pages of
this websites WITH ALL THE NAMES OF EACH CITY OR PROVINCE, both
Tibetan and Chinese, however we know we missed a lot since one
city or place may have 3-5 names.
us or contact us with any
additions or corrections you may run across. Thank you.
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