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Tibetan A. Region TAR
Lhasa
Potala Palace
Jokhang Temple
Barkhor kora
Namtso Lake & Nagqu
Sera Monastery
Drupung Monastery
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Qinghai Lake
Kanbula National Park

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Qinghai - Xining
Nepal Friendship Hwy
Shigatse - Ghantse
Lhasa & Surrounding
Yarlung River Valley
Shannon - Tsetang

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Nyingchi - Bayi Town
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CITIES, RANGES, REGIONS
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Tibetan cities are located in many "Chinese" provinces, not necessarily only in the TAR (Tibet Autonomous Region). Although there are many others of value, here we list the most visited and most interesting.
   
LHASA - Four day minimum SHIGATSE CITY & REGION
1. Potala Palace
(tickets must be purchased the day before)
(Lhasa to Mt. Everest Base Camp or Nepal via the Friendship Hwy)
Shigaste
 
2. Jokhang Temple
(9am-noon & some afternoons)
Ghantse

3. Barkhor Kora & Market

Mount Quomolangma/ Mt. Everest
4. Norbulingka (Summer Palace) Shannon & Yamdrok Lake
5. Ramoche Temple Natchu
6. Sera Monastery Namtso Lake and area
7. Drepung Monastery Khasa - Zhangmu
***Lhasa City History  
   
   

TIBETAN CULTURE, CUSTOMS, RITUALS, TABOOS
TIBETAN FESTIVALS & ACTIVITIES

   
MAJOR ATTRACTIONS IN EACH AREA OTHER AREAS OF TIBETAN CULTURE
Truly, it is impossible to list every place in every area, but we have tried to give you a good overview of the really special things to see. However, Tibet is the type of place and culture that could takes months to experience. With so much diversity, every area is fascinating. Be sure to check out our Festival and Shopping pages, too. Happy travels! Chamdo & Yushu (Kham area)
Ngari & Mt Kailash & Guge Kingdom
Nyingchi - Bayi Town
Qinghai, Amdo
Khasa
Friendship Highway - Nepal

 


 

 
 
 

 

 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
       

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