Tibet landscape

Tibet's landscape is so diverse and impressive that it's worth a visit. It has magnificent mountain ranges, high-altitude lakes, monasteries with a long history, the desolate western barren, and graceful eastern Nyingchi, etc. All these represent the utmost beautiful scenery in Tibet.

Mountains

Tibet has not only the Himalayas. The Himalayas are the most famous mountain range in the world, with the main peak Mt.Everest (8844.43m) - the world's highest peak, snow-covered all year-round. Gangdise mountains, main peak Mt.Kailash (6721m), which is recognized as a sacred mountain in the world, and it is also regarded as the center of the world by Hinduism, Tibetan Buddhism, bon-ismo, the indigenous religion of Tibet, and ancient Jainism. NyenchenThanglha mountain (7162), the top of the main peak shaped like an eagle beak, many rock cliffs. It is covered with mist and cloud during the day and snow and ice all year round. Tanggula Mountains, the birthplace of the Yangtze River. 

Mt.Kailash

Lakes

The Tibet autonomous region has the highest concentration of lakes in China, accounting for 34 percent of the country's total lake area. According to statistics, there are more than 1,500 lakes in Tibet's vast territory. 17 are more than 5,000 meters above sea level, all of which cover more than 50 square kilometers. Tibet's lakes vary in color, like sapphire, turquoise, jade stone, scattered between the snow mountain pasture. The most famous lakes, like Namtso, Yamdrok lake, Mansarovar. 

Yamdroktso Lake

Monasteries

Tibetan culture is Buddhist culture. The best way to get a deep understanding of Tibetan culture is to visit a Tibetan Monastery. There are more than 6,000 monasteries in Tibet, most of which are built on hilltops. The most popular ones are the Jokhang Temple, Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery, Ganden Monastery, etc. The amazing structural style, unique spiritual experience, and mysterious atmosphere of these monasteries appeal to so many tourists.

Jokhang Temple

Barren

The western desolated barren region covers an area of more than 300,000 kilometers but only has more than 70,000 people, about 0.2 people per square kilometer on average. Mt. Kailash and Manasarovar are right here. In the Zanda region between the Gangdese mountains and the Himalayas, along the Xiang Quan river valley, there is a magnificent clay forest "Zanda forest", which is a very unique plateau terrain formed by the erosion of the ancient great lake basin and the riverbed. In the clay forests, there are the ruins of the kingdom of Guge and widely distributed rock paintings.

Zanda Clay Forest

Snow Capped Mountains and Lust Forests

Nyingchi is known as the Jiangnan region of Tibet. Because of its low altitude and abundant rainfall, it has rich vegetation and natural landscape, which is different from other parts of Tibet. Basuntso, a famous sacred lake of the red sect of Tibetan Buddhism. The Yarlung Zangbo grand canyon is the deepest canyon in the world. The Lulang forest, about 15 kilometers long, is covered with a variety of fir and pine trees, which look very spectacular. Bomi peach blossom valley is the largest peach blossom valley in China. In addition, Bomi is also the "most beautiful glacier town", with more than 2,000 glaciers, including the famous Midui glacier.

Nyingchi

Related Articles & Posts

  • Travel to Tibet Alone

    If you travel to Tibet alone, what should you put into consideration? We have made a full list for solo travelers, such as how to choose your travel agency, how to get the document, how to keep cost down, as well as other useful tips. ...

  • Top Things to Do in Tibet

    Discover the top 10 things to do and the attractions you can't miss during your first time trip to Tibet, including the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Mount Everest, Mount Kailash, Namtso Lake, Guge Kingdom, Yamdrok Lake, Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon, and more. ...

  • Amdo Tibet

    Amdo Tibet covers a large part of present-day Qinghai Province as well as the adjoining parts of Sichuan and Gansu Provinces. And it's one of the three traditional regions of Tibet. Here is some travel info you may need to know before visiting Amdo Tibet. ...

  • Learn Some Tibetan Words

    Basic Tibetan words and phrases to learn for your next trip to Tibet. It contains the most important and most frequently used vocabulary that will make you communicate with Tibetan people easier. ...

  • Road to Tibet

    Some travelers prefer overland tours to Tibet for viewing as much as the amazing scenery along the road. However, the roads to Tibet are usually very costly and not all of them are available. Right now, only Xinjing, Qinghai and Kathmandu to Lhasa overland routes are applicable. ...

  • Famous Cities In Tibet

    When we talk about Tibet cities, Lhasa would come into mind first as it's the most famous city in Tibet. Come and discover Tibet with Great Tibet Tour and you will know more about this mysterious land. ...

  • Where is Tibet?

    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. ...

  • How to Plan a Trip to Tibet - Step by Step

    Tibet is a pearl on Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. A trip to Tibet is not as tough as you thought. Read this step-by-step guide from your door to Tibet! ...

  • Everest Expeditions

    Climbing Mount Everest, the highest peak in the world is the aspirations for many adventures. Here we will show you the details about the Everest Expedition including the highlights, challenges, Sherpa guide, cost and permits. ...

  • Can Americans Travel to Tibet?

    As a U.S.citizen, you can definitely travel to Tibet. There're two ways for American \to get to Tibet, from mainland China or from Kathmandu. Whatever, you need to work with an organized Tibet travel agency for your Tibet Travel Permit, tour itinerary and plan your trip prior. ...

Ask a Quick Question Below? Or Call 0086-891-6679450
or Email Us