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Tibet

Location: Southwest of Qinghai-Tibet plateau

Suggested Duration: 2-15 Days

Attractions: Potala Palace, Everest Base Camp, Kailash etc.

Language: Tibetan, Mandarin

Tibet Autonomous Region, known as Tibet, is located in the southwest corner of the People's Republic of China. Located in the southwest of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, the average elevation of Tibet is above 4,000 meters. It is known as the "Roof of the World". Tibet covers ​​about 1.2 million square kilometers, accounting for about 1/8 of the country's total area.

Tibet borders Xinjiang to the north, Sichuan to the east, Qinghai to the northeast, and Yunnan to the southeast. It also borders Myanmar, India, Bhutan, Nepal, Kashmir and other countries and regions. The land border is more than 4,000 kilometers. It is an important gateway to the southwest border of China.

The landscape and the religious belief endows a mysterious color for Tibet, attracting people to contact, understand or integrate to this land. Tibet has abundant tourism resources, the spectacular Potala Palace, solemn Jokhang Monastery, lively Barkhor Street, the world's highest Mount Everest, the holy lake Namtso, sacred Mount Kailash​…All these make Tibet an unreplaceable destination for travelers.

  • Popular attractions in Lhasa Potala Palace Jokhang Temple Barkhor Street Drepung Monastery Sera Monastery
  • Popular attractions in Shigatse Everest Base Camp Lake YamdrokTso Tashilhunpo Monastery Rombuk Monastery Shalu Monastery Sakya Monastery
  • Popular attractions in Nyingchi Basum Tso Lake Namjaparwa Peak
  • Popular attractions in Shannan 未命名 Samye Monastery Yumbulagang palace Tradruk Temple Minzhulin temple Green park to practice
  • Popular attractions in Gyangze County Pelkor Chode Monastery
  • Popular attractions in Ngari Lake Manasarovar Mount Kailash The Ruins of Guge Kingdom Lhanag-tso lake Lake palgon
  • Popular attractions in Naqu Lake Namtso
  • Popular attractions in Changdu Laigu Glacier

Lhasa is the capital of the Tibet autonomous region in China, with a plateau and national characteristics of international tourist city, is Tibet's political, economic, culture and science and education center, is also Tibetan Buddhism holy land.

Altitude: 3650 meters

Best Season : March to October

Suggested Duration: 2-4 days

Highlights: Potala Palace, Norbulingka, Jokhang Monastery, Ramoche Monastery, Sera Monastery

Shigatse is a prefecture city of Tibet located in the southwest corner of China, southwest of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, west to Ngari, north to Naqu, east to Lhasa and Shannan, and borders with Nepal, Bhutan and India.

Altitude: over 4,000 meters

Best Season : June to November

Suggested Duration: 2-5 days

Highlights: Mount Everest, Yamdroktso, Tashilhunpo Monastery, Palcho Monastery, Sakya Monastery

Nyingchi region is located in the southeast of the Tibet Autonomous Region with an average elevation of 3,100 meters.

Altitude: 3,100 meters, with lowest 900 meters

Best Season : March to May, September to October

Suggested Duration: 2-4 days

Highlights: Basumtso, Namjaparwa Peak, Yarlung Zangbo River

Shannan, is the origin of Tibet and Tibetan culture, is the soul of Tibet. There is no unique architecture, no urban prosperity, but she has the first palace, the first king, the first monastery in Tibet history.

Altitude: 3,700 meters

Best Season : All year

Suggested Duration: 3-6 days

Highlights: Yamdroktso, Samye Monastery, Yumbulagang Palace

Gyangze, means "the peak of victory, the top palace of Dharma". Gyangze is located in the upper reaches of NyangQu River, 90 kilometers from Shigatse City. It is a historic city with a long history and famous attractions.

Altitude: 4,000 meters

Best Season : July to September

Suggested Duration: 1-2 days

Highlights: Palcho Monastery, Mount Nojin Kangsang, Pala Manor

Ngari is a place where the Mount Himalayas and Mount Gangdise joint together and is known as the "Ancestor of mountains". At the same time, it is also the birthplace of the Yarlung Tsangpo River, Indus River and the Ganges River.

Altitude: Over 5,000 meters

Best Season : May to July, September and October

Suggested Duration: 2-7 days

Highlights: Mount Kailash, Lake Mansarover, Ruins of Guge Kingdom

Naqu is a Tibetan city located in the north of Tibet, among Tanglha Mountains, Nyainqentanglha Mountains and Gangdise Mountain, with continuous mountainous regions and lakes.

Altitude: 4,450 meters

Best Season : May to September

Suggested Duration: 3-4 days

Highlights: Lake Namtso, Nyainqentanglha Mountain

Changdu, or Qamdo, is the center of Kham Tibetan areas and is the birthplace of Kham Tibetan culture.

Altitude: 3,500 meters

Best Season : May, June, September

Suggested Duration: 2-3 days

Highlights: Laigu Glacier, Bangda grassland, Jampaling Monastery, Karma Monastery

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