Tibat - The Roof of the World
Welcome to Tibet – the Roof of the World. Tibet is a plateau region in Asia and an autonomous region of China, north of the Himalayas. It is the highest region on the earth with an average elevation of 4900 metres (16000 ft). It is fondly described as the Roof of the World. When you will enter in Tibet you will feel as if you were entered in an entirely different world. The beautiful snowy land of Tibet has been attracted travellers and adventure enthusiast ever since. It is marvelous scenery, fantastic nature beauty, mysterious & exotic culture, unique tradition and generous people are incentives for every tourist with an unforgettable ultimate memory.
The massive and marvelous land is also the support of many great rivers such as the Yellow River, the Yangtze River, the Yarlong Tsangpo (Brahmaputra), the Indus, the Nu River (Salween), the Lancang River (Mekong), and the Ganges. The high land of Tibet also offers spectacular scenery & vista of lovely lakes and gorgeous valleys. There are over 1500 lakes including picturesque Heavenly Lake Namtso and the holy Lake Mansarovar. In fact, Tibet is the high plateau with the largest amount of lakes. In fact, there is not imagination of Tibet without these rivers and lakes.
The long history and exotic religious attract more and more tourists every to Tibet and provide them a wonderful opportunity to explore this wonderland steeped into rich culture and tradition. Tibetan monasteries are worth visit attractions of exploring Tibetan culture and tradition. Traveling in Tibet is showcase of Buddhist culture and tradition. Tibet also attracts adventure enthusiasts with opportunity to indulge in many adventurous activities including trekking, hiking, mountaineering and mountain biking.
Major tourist places in Tibet are Lhasa, Chamdo (Qamdo), Nagqu, Shannan, Nyangchi, Shigatse (Xigatse), Gyantse, etc. Lhasa is the capital of Tibet. Shigatse (Xigatse) is the second largest city in Tibet. Other major tourist places are Mount Kailash, Qomolangma National Nature Reserve, and Yarlong River National Park. The Mount Kailash is a holy mountain equally honored by Hindus and Buddhists. The Yarlong River National Park contains the world's largest canyon, the Yalung Zangbo Canyon.
On your travel to Tibet you will have a golden opportunity to see and explore several Buddhist monasteries. Major Tibetan monasteries are Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery, Nechung Monastery, Gyantse Monastery, Shalu Monastery, Ganden Monastery, Zezhol Monastery, Samyae Monastery, Trandruk Monastery, Dratang Monastery, Minzohling Monastery, Changzhug Monastery, Tashilhungpo Monastery, Xalhu Monastery, Sakya Monastery, etc.