TIBET 

- A sacred land of myths and mysteries inhabited by the ever smiling people, has not only exerted a magnetic pull upon travelers for centuries but also spies, missionaries, scholars, geographers, mystics, soldiers and cranks, etc. Yet, few intrepid, serious and determined have been able to make it.

Tibet being extremely remote and isolated by the most formidable Himalayan ranges, a fascinating world of timeless splendor, unique tradition and breathtaking scenery awaits all travelers to the roof of the world.

 

Tibet Tour Packages

Long time a forbidden land, now under Chinese administration, Tibet is surely a destination apart from most in the world - even today enhances those who have been there. The rolling hills of the high plateau and the stunning Himalayas are none to any. Here you get a brief overview on Tibet and how to travel there.

 Flag of Tibet tibet flag

Administration type Autonomous region of China

Heights 1.615m - 8.846m

Capital Lhasa with about 200.000 inhabitants

Latitude 27 degree 18 minute to 36 degree 29 minute North

Longitude 78 degree 55 minute to 99 degree 07 minute

Area 4,71,700 square miles (12,21,600 square kilometer)

Population 29,47,692 (2011) approx.

Currency Yuan (CNY)

Language Tibetan and Chinese. English (very little)

Ruler From 1912 to 1950 Tibet was ruled by Dalai Lama who fled to India in 1959 after the Chinese occupation. Now, Chairman of the government of Tibet Autonomous Region of China is Padma Choling.

 

Tour Packages Available For TIBET

 

 

Kailash - Manasarover tour

14 days

 

 

Lhasa city tour - 4 Days

 

 

Lhasa - Everest Base Camp 

Fly in / Drive out

 

 

Bicycle Tour

 

 

Monastic Lhasa City Tour

 

 

8 Days Tibet Overland Tour

 

Geography of tibet

 

 

Tibet is a plateau, Tibet boarders Nepal, Sikkim, India, Burma and Bhutan. Tibet is one of the most marvelous travel destinations in the world. Tibet lies at an elevation of 4000mt. in an average from the sea level. Tibet is located at the southwest frontier of China with a vase land of more than 1.2 million square Kilometers. The beautiful and natural landscape of desert, glorious history and culture, unique folk custom is the main sources of Tourist attraction in Tibet. Tibet is the hottest world level tourist as destination. Tibet is divided into two parts:

1. The Lake Region

 

Lying in the arid and windswept desert the Lake Region of Tibet extends from the Pangong Tso Lake in Ladakh, India to Lake Mansarowar, Lake Rakshastal and Lake Yamdrok in Tibet. The arid climate and high elevation sustained only nomadic culture and you can still see that old culture preserved to this day. The crystal clear glacial lakes in the region has sustained human civilizations in the region for thousands of years and are still considered a holy place among the many religions of the region.

2. The River Region

 

The upper courses of Brahmaputra and its major tributaries, the Nyang River, the Yangtse, the Salween, and the Mekong River commonly known as the Yellow River in China, creates the fertile mountain valleys of the River Region. Originating from the glacial lakes of the Lake Region, the rivers create the lush green fertile valleys that are the only cultivable land and a sharp contrast to the rugged and harsh landscape. The ancient city of Lhasa, Gyantse, and Shigatse were first established in these fertile river valleys which are devoid of permafrost and well irrigated and richly cultivated. The fast mountain river rapids cut the deepest and probably the longest canyon in the world, the Yarlung Tsangpo Canyon. - See more at: http://www.toursinnepal.com/tibet.php#sthash.NAu6Yzzw.dpuf