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Tibet Tour

Facts at a Glance
Region: Tibet
Status: Autonomous Region in People's Republic of China
Capital: Lhasa
Geographical Location: South Asia
Language: Tibetan
Religion: Buddhism

Located in People's Republic of China, geographically, Tibet is a plateau region of Asia. Situated in north-east of the Himalayas it is the traditional homeland of the Tibetan people as well as some other ethnic groups. Interestingly, with an average elevation of 4,900 metres, Tibet is the highest region of the world.

Tibet Tourism
Located in a wonderful landscape of Greater Himalayan on the Tibetan Plateau, Tibet is one of the most exciting places to visit. Here one can enjoy the fascinating landscapes and typical Buddhist shrines.

The important Cities/towns of Tibet
Lhasa: It is the capital of Tibet
Xigatse (Shigatse): It is the second largest city
Qamdo (Chamdo)

Other Popular Destinations
Potala Palace: It is the former residence of Dalai Lama
Jokhang Temple: It is the most sacred Tibetan temple in Tibet
Mount Kailash: It is the most popular and sacred mountain for Hindus as well as Buddhists
Qomolangma National Nature Reserve: It is the Tibetan side of Mount Everest
Namtso Lake: The most fascinating lake of Tibet
Yamdrok Lake: A beautiful lake
Ranwu Lake: It is popular glacier lake
Yarlung Tsangpo Grand Canyon: It is the deepest canyon of the world

How to Reach??
To visit Tibet, primarily you are needed to get visa from China embassy located in your country. After reaching China, you can visit this place by air, rail, and road as well.