Mt Kailash hMt. Kailash (Kang Rimpoche), situated in the Western region of Tibet, has been considered sacred by Buddhists, Hindus, Jains and Bonpos

The northern grasslands, called “Changthang” in Tibet, have an extremely cold climate. Eight or nine months a year, the whole region is frozen

Situated in the Tsada region of Ngari the Guge Kingdom was originally built in the 10th Century. According to historical records some sixteen

Located 12 km away to the southeast of Chamdo town, Karo is at an altitude of 3200 meters above sea level, Karo ruins

Better known by its Tibetan name, Khasa, Zhangmu is a small settlement clinging to a hillside 10 km from the Friendship Bridge that

Known as ‘Kuti’ to Nepalese traders, Nyalam used to be an important trade centre. Nowadays, barrack style Chinese communes surround the typical old

Lhatse (3950m) is situated where the main Tibetan road turns westwards towards Mt. Kailash and Mansarovar Lake. During the short summer season, the

Xegar (4350 meter or 13800 feet), also called Shekar Dzong or Tingri, is a town at the base of Mount Everest on the

Yamdrok Yumtso lies to the south of the Yarlong Tsangpo River and about a hundred kilometer to the southwest of Lhasa. The lake

Tsetang is the jumping board for exploration of the Yarlung valley area which is the cradle of Tibetan civilization. This area has the

A small agricultural town famous for its wool carpets and the Palkor Choide Chorten, Gyantse lies between a Monastery and a fort in

Shigatse, or Xigazê, is the second biggest town situated in the South Central of the Tibet Autonomous Region. “Shigatse” in Tibetan means the

Lhasa

Lhasa in Tibetan means “lands of God” and has been the center of politics, economy, culture and religion in the Tibet Autonomous Region