Tibet

Quick Facts

Official Name  :  Xizang Zizhiqu (Rooftop of the world)
Capital City  :  Lhasa (Sunshine City)
Area  :  1.2m sq. km.
Highest Point  :  Mt. Everest (8,848m)
Language  :  Tibetan and Chinese.
Geography  :  Plateau to tropical forest
 Ethnic Groups  :  Menba, Lhoba, Hui and Han
Religions  :  Tibetan Buddhism and Animism
Attractions  :  Potala Palace, Mount Everest, Mansarovar Lake, Barkhor Street, Mount Kailash and ancient monasteries

Overview

The mystical land of Tibet beyond snow-clad mountains has fascinated many travellers from across the world. Tibet is the Chinese autonomy which is regarded as the roof of the world. Tibet shares its border with India, Bhutan, Sikkim, Burma and Nepal. This stunning land offers spectacular views of mountain, plateaus, lakes and natural wilderness while the region holds its own unique and time-forgotten cultural practice. People have still adopted nomadic life.

Religion is deep-rooted in the daily life. The land is clustered with sacred relics, bright temples and monasteries. The people are deeply religious and amiable in nature. Lhasa is the spiritual centre of Tibetans. Explore the cultural heritages of Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Drepung Monastery. Visit Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarovar. Tibet has something in store for all. Remained hidden from the outer world for several centuries, Tibet was opened for foreigners since 1984. This is the least populated area. Lhasa is the capital city of Tibet. Potala Palace is known for being the palace located at the world’s highest location.

Geography of Tibet

Located to the southwest of China, Tibet is aptly called the roof of the world as it is the world’s highest plateau. There are more than fifty 7,000m+ peaks and five 8,000m + mountains in Tibet. The average altitude in Tibet is 4900m.

Weather and Climate in Tibet

In an average, the temperature in Tibet remains around 28 degrees Celsius in summer and it drops down below zero to as low as -15 degree Celsius in winter. The rainy season begins in July and remains till August. The temperature fluctuates swiftly in this land. May, June and September is the best time to visit the eastern part of Tibet.

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Packages in Tibet

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Tibet Overland Tour to Kathmandu

  • Overland tour from Lhasa to Kathmandu
  • Cultural and historical tour
  • 2 full days sightseeing of Lhasa
  • Kathmandu and it's highlights

Duration: 11 Days Grade: Moderate
VIEW DETAILS Code HETT-TOT-75
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Tibet Tour with Everest Base Camp

  • Tibet- Roof of the world
  • Everest Base Camp north side and Potala palace.
  • Witness the culture and tradition of Tibet
  • Fully organized overland tour

Duration: 8 Days Grade: Moderate
VIEW DETAILS Code HETT-TEB-76
Cho-Oyu-Expedition

Cho Oyu Expedition 2020

  • Excellent preliminary peak for Everest
  • Easiest of the fourteen 8,000m peaks
  • Fully guided expedition with highest success rate
  • 6th highest mountain in the world

Duration: 45 Days US$ 24,500.00 Grade: Strenuous+
VIEW DETAILS Code HEE-COE-53

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