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The Ancient Artworks of Western Tibet

The Ancient Artworks of Western Tibet

While most of Tibet came under the influence of the Tibetan Kings during the 7th and 8th centuries, a large area of the region on the roof of the world was held by other kingdoms. Vast stretches of the plateau in the modern-day Ngari Prefecture were once home to the ancient kingdoms of Guge and...
Bage Mani Stone Wall –the longest mani stone wall in the world

Bage Mani Stone Wall –the longest mani stone wall in the world

Beijing is known for having the Great Wall of China, but this is not the only “great” wall in the country, and for some, the “other” wall is much more important.  Located in the Garzê Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Sichuan Province, in Sershul County to the west of Chengdu, lies the longest mani stone wall...
Mount Everest Base Camp - The Northern Base Camp on the World’s Highest Mountain

Mount Everest Base Camp – The Northern Base Camp on the World’s Highest Mountain

Lying in the far west of Tibet, on the border with Nepal, Mount Everest is the most famous mountain in the world. Known around the globe as the world’s highest mountain, Mount Everest has been a challenge for climbers for almost 100 years and is still the pinnacle of mountaineering achievements around the world. More...
Lake Namtso -One of the Great Three Holy Lakes of Tibet

Lake Namtso -One of the Great Three Holy Lakes of Tibet

The third of the Great Three Lakes in Tibet is Lake Namtso , it lies in Damxung County in the northern part of Lhasa, around 166 kilometers north of the Tibetan capital by road, or around 112 kilometers asthe crow flies. Known locally as Nam Co, the lake is also known as the“Heavenly Lake”, and it...
Manasarovar Lake – One of the Great Three Holy Lakes of Tibet

Manasarovar Lake – One of the Great Three Holy Lakes of Tibet

One of three sacred lakes in Tibet, Lake Manasarovar, which lies in the far west of Tibet, close to the sacred Mount Kailash, is one of the highest lakes in the world, lying at an altitude of around 4,590 meters above sea level. Located in the Ngari Prefecture in western Tibet, Lake Manasarovar, also known...
Yamdrok Lake – One of the Great Three Holy Lakes of Tibet

Yamdrok Lake – One of the Great Three Holy Lakes of Tibet

One of the Great Three Holy Lakes of Tibet, Lake Yamdrok is one of the most stunning attractions close to Lhasa. Just 75 kilometers from the Tibetan capital, as the crow flies, this beautiful lake is an awesome sight and one that can only be seen after a couple of hours driving. It is lying...
Lake Manasarovar - Tibet Attraction

Lake Manasarovar – Tibet Attraction

Every traveller in Tibet making it to Mt. Kailash for the world famous 3 days trekking knows that it is a long and back-numbing 5 days’ drive, and then come Lake Manasarovar about past half the journey, the perfect getaway from the suffocating long days in your vehicle. Just seeing the lake from the first...
FAQs about Shigatse - Tibet Attraction and Travel News

FAQs about Shigatse – Tibet Attraction and Travel News

Shigatse, as we earlier described briefly in Central Tibet Highlights – Part 3, is the second largest city in Tibet, it’s not as big as a city by population or area standard but it makes to the capital city of Shigatse Prefecture. It is about 250km south-west of Lhasa and an inevitable part of most...
Kyirong - The new entrance from Nepal into Tibet - Tibet travel news

Kyirong – The new entrance from Nepal into Tibet – Tibet travel news

Kyirong (Kyidrong, as some call it), like Zhangmu and other humid parts of Tibet, is as the name reveals, a very happy border town, located in the south of Tibet in Shigatse prefecture. Isolated in a beautiful valley in the Himalayan Range, Kyirong is one of the least known beauty of Tibet, though not much...
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