Top 10 Tibet Tours
Tibet, isolated on the remote Himalayan Plateau, is every traveler’s dream. It draws millions of travelers each year to explore its old Tibetan culture, and pure, untouched scenery.
The Qinghai-Tibet Plateau is the largest and highest plateau in the world. Thus it is known as the roof of the world. It is regarded as the third pole, as its remoteness and harsh climate rival the Arctic and Antarctic.
The Qinghai-Tibet Plateau generally slopes from the northwest to the southeast, with a complex and varied terrain of mountains, valleys, glaciers, lakes, steppe and tundra.
Mt. Everest is located in Tingri County, Shigatse Prefecture, on the border of Nepal. At 8,844 meters (29,017 feet) it has the highest point on the earth's surface. The Himalayas are covered by ice and snow all year round above 5,700 meters (19,000 feet). Read more o