Tibet Autonomous Region lies in the southwest of China and in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. It is bounded to the north by Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region and Qinghai Province, to the east by Sichuan Province, to the southeast by Yunnan Province, to the south and west by these countries: Burma, India, Bhutan, Sikkim and Nepal. The region covers an area of around 1.22 million square kilometers, which accounts for 12.8% of the total of China Tibet Autonomous Region has very complex topography and falls into three geographic parts: the west, the south and the east. The west part, known as the North-Tibet Plateau, lies between Kunlun Mountain and Kangdese Mountain, and Tonglha Mountain and Nyainqentanglha Mountain.
In ancient times the ancestors of the present Tibetans lived along the both sides of the Yarlung Tsangpo River. In the 6th century the chieftain of the Yarlung tribe conquered several nearby tribes to become king. He was Tibetan Peopleknown as Zanpu (king), and established the Po dynasty. In the early 7th century Songtsen Gampo(his grandson) unified the whole of Tibet and shifted the capital to Lhasa. This is known to Chinese history as the Tupo kingdom. more>>
Beyond the famous scenic spots, experience the cultural diversity of Tibet and China and attend Tibetan local festivals, an unforgettable experience.more>>
Why do people visit Tibet? Traveling around the world is a dream a lot of people have, and they want to make it come true. While Tibet is just the destination that you are dreaming for and will make your dream come true. more>