Tibet, a rich and beautiful land, is located at the main part of Qinghai - Tibet plateau, south - west frontier of China. Tibet possesses more than fifty peaks above 7,000m among which eleven are over 8,000m and located with an average altitude over 4,000m above sea level. Tibet borders with Sichuan, Yunnan, Qinghai and Xinjiang to the south contiguous to India, Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan and Burma, and bounded by Kashmir on the west. The Tibet Autonomous Region with a population of two and half million, mainly of Tibetans, and an area 1.2 million sq. km.
TibetTibet is rich in natural resources and owns a vast expanse of landforms. People living on this land have been creating a glorious culture since ancient times. There has a long history, majestic mountains and rivers, regular customs and habits, wonderful natural landscapes with monks clad in robes and yellow hats are seen everywhere. If you were to set foot on this virgin land, to follow the steps of pilgrims dating, from ancient times, to visit the great temples an monasteries, to enjoy the unique culture, to have sips of waters from those limpid rivers and lakes, to sight the different customs and -to trek around those mighty snow clad peaks, you would surely be intoxicated with their wonders. Now a days Tibet is linked with most major city by Air and also by Overland. The common entry point to Tibet is Chengdu and Nepal by both Air and Land.
Traveling in Tibet is an adventure involving high altitude and thin air, and could be strenuous at times. While most visitors have only minor effects from altitude, those with known heart, lung and blood disease should consult their doctors before traveling. Mild headache loss of appetite or stomach disorder can take place before acclimation. In such cases, drink plenty of water do not over exert yourself, take deep breaths, and take more rest than usual. We recommend that you carry warm clothes such as jackets and sweaters, sunglasses, chopsticks, sun tan lotion, Swiss knife, water bottle, and a small medical kit.