Have you ever tired of casting a passing glance at a flower field while riding on horse back? Or typical trips and souvenir stops? How about getting to know a region like a local, which will possibly make you heart flutter with joy by the excitement and satisfaction of discovery. The holy land of the peaceful religion and spirituality with oneself and others, located on a high rised plateau, the world's highest region and can be considered as the penthouse suite of the world, is a province-level autonomous region in China. With an elevation raising up to 4600m(16,000ft), Tibet is known as the roof of the world. Tibet is also well known as a sacred land for being the cradle of Tibetan Buddhism. Hundreds and thousands of tourists from China and abroad are attracted by its amazing scenic beauty and the unique lifestyle, furthermore, the enlightenment offered ease for you.
There are three world heritage sites in Tibet: The Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor street, where you can get a first glimpse of Tibetan culture and be amazed by the spectacular architecture, which is only owned by this region. Aside from that, visiting Tibet Monasteries is a must to get to know the essence of Tibetan culture: Buddhism. Discovering Tibetan Palace is also a good option if you want to see the great art created by Tibetan artisans and to explore the place where ancient Tibetan emperor once worked and lived. To discover Tibet like the locals, you are highly recommended to be involved in local activities, such as Tibetan Pilgrimage, Tibet Shoton Festival, Tibetan New Year, Tibetan Butter Lamp Festival, etc. You will also get a deeper understanding of the culture by communicating with the locals. Boarded with the majestic Himalayas, Tibet has not only precious cultural heritages, but also breathtaking natural beauty. In Tibet, there are more than 1500 lakes and most of them get its water supply from the melting snow on the mountains, that’s why the lakes are extremely clean and tranquil. The splendid lush mountains, the touchable sky above the lake and animals wandering on the wide open grassland will all help you to get rid of hustle and tension that modern life bring.
There are plenty of choices for you to choose to get Tibet. It is fairly convenient to get Tibet by train or by air from major cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chongqing, Chengdu, etc. May to October is considered as the most enjoyable time of the year to go visit Tibet as it barely rain during the daytime, so that tourists can enjoy a sunny stroll across the city and make the most out of Tibet tours.
We provided several Tibet tour sites (you may find abundant kinds of packages by entering one of them) to meet travelers with different needs. Classic Tibet Cultural tour, which covers the important cities and main tourist spots. Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour, served for adventurers who love to experience a new culture in its nature. Pilgrim Excursion Tour, which allows you to experience one of the most significant religious activity for devoted Tibetans. Or you can simply express your own needs and preference, customized Tibet Tours are also available among the sites.