Why Visit Tibet

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. People travel for serveral reasons, such as want to know how people live in different parts of the world, to see beautiful places, to meet new people, to escape from regular life and experience adventures. While Tibet is just the destination that you are dreaming for and will make your dream come true.

The unique topography makes Tibet rich in travel resources. It has the highest mountains in the world Mt. Qomolangma 8,850 meters; the largest canyon in the world Yarlung Zangbo River Great Canyon with a total depth 5,382 meters; the largest scale of vertical eco-system zones, from the highest point on the earth 8,850 m, to the bottom of valley 900 meters elevation. There are numerous lakes sprikling on this beautiful land and severak famous rivers in Asia originates here. It is considered as a paradise for the travelers who like biking, treking, rafting, mountaineering or other adventure tours to the nature.

Bright sunshine, clean and fresh air, crystal clear sky, vast grassland, snow-capped peaks are not the only theme for traveling Tibet. The Tibetan Buddhism and the rich Khamba folk customs, such as the residential housing, the costumes, weddings, funerals, bite and sups, and the folk arts. There are also old folk songs and dance traditions. Tourists have chances to enjoy when there are gatherings for celebrating various traditional festivals. The most characteristic and the most vigorous part in the Tibetan culture can be found in Lhasa, Chamdo, Zetung and Shigatse. What’s more, there are never lack of handicrafts and carvings for souvenirs and your eye shopping.

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