The Chinese Autonomous Region of Tibet is located at the Roof of the World with the capital already at 3,650m above sea level and Everest topping at 8,848m. The center of Buddhism is a pilgrimage destination and the cultural epicenter for many. Expect to see the altitude desert-like landscapes of the Tibetan Plateau, the glaciers and lakes and unique architecture and village life. Make sure to account for high altitude and you will enjoy a trip to some of the least visited parts of the world.
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The country at the roof of the world, was very different from what I expected. Find out what facts I found most interesting about Tibet.
Travel to Tibet is more complex than you might think. This is the most informative guide to Roof of the World from someone who has traveled there.
Tibet’s altitude and weather are major factors in how comfortable and enjoyable a trip will be, so here is your essential packing list for Tibet.
My top tips in selecting which is the best Everest Base Camp to start your journey. Should you choose Tibet or Nepal? Find out all you need to know here.
A trip to Tibet is usually in the makings for several months. Not least because of the time consuming logistics. Here’s our trip of 9 days in Tibet.
Here is your personal and extensive guide to Tibet from my experiences in “The Roof of the World”.
My review of Shangri-la Lhasa in Tibet. Should you stay there over the other options? I’ll let you know my honest opinion
Here are several things to do in Xining when you want to acclimatise to Tibet altitude
Your ultimate guide on the the train to Lhasa in Tibet.
Your guide on what you can expect at high altitudes in Tibet.
As always, my plans for the year in travel include a host of random, incongruent and remote destinations with a luxury twist. If it isn’t out of the ordinary, it is unlikely to feature on my plan!