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Tibetan Mastiff
Tibetan Mastiff, belonging to the mastiffs, is a large-sized dog with a fierce personality. Its coat color is mostly iron-clad gold, yellow, black, etc. Tibetan Mastiff originates in the Himalayas and Tibetan Plateau. It's loyal, brave and dedicated so it's the best protector for nomads.

Tibetan Mastiff

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What about the coronavirus situation in China and Tibet? How about covid precaution tips during the travel? Read this article and you will find more details.
The summit of Everest looks like a lion.
Can you believe that Mount Everest is NOT the tallest mountain on the earth and Mount Everest is older than the Himalayas? What is the real height of Mount Everest? What's more, Mt Everest keeps growing. Find out more interesting facts about Mount Everest.
zigzag road.
Sichuan Tibet Highway is also called Chengdu Lhasa Highway. It includes the Northern and Southern routes. Most people choose the southern route as it's the most scenic part of G318. Check the route details and differences.
Everest Base Camp
An ultimate guide about how to get to Everest Base Camp in Nepal and Tibet seperately. Learn about the EBC trekking route, transportation means, travel durations, and more details.

How to Get to Everest Base Camp?

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Trekking in Tibet
Want to go trekking in Tibet? Check here to see the top 10 treks, including Mt.Kailash Kora, Tsurphu Monastery to Yangpachen, Ganden Monastery to Samye, and so on. Read more about the best time for Tibet trekking, necessary documents and packing list.
Jokhang Temple
Tibetan Monasteries and Temples can be seen everywhere in Tibet as Tibetan Buddhism has a profound influence in this land. It's no exaggeration to say that Tibetan Buddhism is the foundation of Tibetan culture.
St. Regis Lhasa Resort
Traveling to Tibet, there are many hotels for tourists to choose from. Popular hotels include Luxury hotels, comfortable hotels and economic hotels. Here Great Tibet Tour recommends the best Tibet hotels for your consultation and booking.
How to plan a trip to Tibet?
Tibet is a pearl on Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. A trip to Tibet is not as tough as you thought. It has a unique landscape, mysterious Tibetan Buddhism, and many other fantastic things for you to explore. Read this step-by-step guide from your door to Tibet!
Everest Base Camp is a must-see place during your Tibet travel.
Discover the top 15 things to do and the attractions you can't miss during your first time trip to Tibet, including the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Namtso Lake, Yamdrok Lake, Mount Everest, Mount Kailash, Manasarovar Lake, Guge Kingdom, and more.
Tibetan Plateau
Tibet Plateau or Qinghai -Tibet Plateau is the world's highest plateau, with an altitude of more than 4,000 meters, known as the "roof of the world". Most of the areas are located in the Tibet Autonomous Region and Qinghai Province in western China, and part of Indian-controlled Kashmir.
318 national way, which starts from Shanghai to Shigatse, with total length 5476 kilometers.
How to get to Tibet? You can travel to Tibet by flight, train, or road from China. You also travel to Lhasa from Nepal by flight or road. Your best way to go to Tibet depends on your place of departure and travel plans.
The Himalayas, which lie on the southern edge of the Qinghai-Tibet plateau, are located in China Tibet, Pakistan, India, Nepal, and Bhutan. 9 out of the top 10 peaks in the world are all are the Himalayas. Check Himalaya Mountains facts and details.

Himalayan Mountains

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friendship highway
Friendship Highway (also known as the China-Nepal highway) is the only international highway in Tibet up to now. After the line was opened to traffic in 1965, countless tourists travel from Lhasa to Kathmandu or vice versa.

Friendship Highway

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Kuan Zhai Alley
Chengdu to Lhasa is one of the most popular tourist routes. On one hand, there're many international flights to Chengdu. On the other hand, it's very convenient to travel from Chengdu to Lhasa. Coupled with the charm of the land of abundance, many tourists choose to travel to Tibet via Chengdu.
Mt.Everest map
Mount Everest is located on the border between Tibet and Nepal. Mt.Everest is the highest mountain in the world at the height of 8,848 meters (29,029 feet) above sea level. Here are some maps about where is mount Everest located, Everest base camp trek map, location of mt Everest, etc.
From this map, we can know that Tibet is the second largest region of China.
Maps of Tibet shows the location of Tibet on the world, Asia, and China. What's more, you can clearly get the information about Tibet attractions, transportation, Tibetan Plateau terrain, travel routes, rivers' resources from these maps.

Where is Tibet?

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Kham is one of the 3 main traditional regions of Tibet, along with Ü‑Tsang region and the Amdo region. Kham includes parts of Sichuan, Tibet, Yunnan, and Qinghai Provinces. People who live in this region are Khampa. See more about Kham Tibet culture and customs.


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Holy mountain Kailash
Climbing Mount Kailash is supposed to be a dream for climbers, however, no one has ever summited Mount Kailash. Is mount Kailash unclimbable? Here're mysterious events and religious legends of Mount Kailash that might give you the answer.
Temple of Heaven, one of the landmarks of Beijing.
Traveling to Tibet from Beijing is a good choice for international travelers because Beijing is an important international arrival hub and you can get to Lhasa conveniently from here. You can either take a flight that is fast and comfortable or take a train that offers a better natural view of the Tibetan Plateau.

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