The Roof of the World !
Tibet the very name evokes feeling of awe and mystery. A land of ancient Buddhist culture, awesome landscapes, artistic monasteries and centuries old caravan trails, Tibet is a destination out of the ordinary.
Famed as the Roof of the World, the Tibet Autonomous Region of China lies on a plateau at an average elevation of 4,000m. It is bounded by the Kunlun mountains to the north and the Himalaya to the South bordering with Nepal & India. Tibet covers an area of 1.2 million sq km, and has population of 2.3 million.
Tibet’s capital city Lhasa (elevation 3,700m) is a culture city with a history going back 1,300 years. The magnificent Potala Palace, former seat of the Dalai Lamas presides over the city.
As a part of the central Himalayan region, Tibet offers best activities for adventure seekers like mountaineering expeditions, trekking and mountain biking.