Useful Tibet Maps - Updated Tibet Travel Maps 2017/2018
Tibet, in southwest China, is a holy land over ten million tourists visit every year. Vague impression of Tibet is not enough for your Tibet tour. Getting to know the locations of destinations, attractions you will visit in Tibet, and how to get there and transfer to other scenic spots, etc. help your Tibet tour goes on smoothly.
Thus, we provide here a large collection of Tibet maps in English, with best and most comprehensive information of all parts of Tibet, including, the updated and detailed Tibet Map, Tibet Political Map, Map of Tibet Airlines, Road Map of Tibet, Qinghai-Tibet Railway Map, Map of Qinghai-Tibet Highway, etc. to help you explore the enchanting and mysterious land of Tibet.
We are not only dedicated to providing you with the best possible Tibet vacation experience, but also devoted to offering the updated and detailed English Tibet maps to make your Tibet trip easier. Please note that in order to provide sufficient detail, some image files are large (100kb to 1mb). It may take time to download them, so please be patient. They are FREE!
Where is Tibet? - Tibet Location Maps
Tibet, short for Tibet Autonomous Region (西藏), one of the Five Ethnic Minority Autonomous Region in China, is located in southwestern China, adjacent to 4 domestic provinces of Xinjiang in the north, Qinghai in northeast, Sichuan in east and Yunnan in southeast respectively, and India, Burma, Bhutan and Nepal in the south.
With an average elevation of over 4,000m on Qinghai Tibet Plateau, Tibet is named as “roof of the world”. Since 13th century AD of Yuan Dynasty, Tibet was recognized and demarcated by the Chinese government. Nowadays, Tibet has become a close part of China and tourism here is largely promoted by domestic and overseas tourists simultaneously.
Glance over Tibet Location Maps to learn more about Tibet in geography.
What to See in Tibet? – Tibet Tourist Maps
Currently, the administrative areas of Tibet Autonomous Region include 5 prefecture-level cities, 2 prefectures and 73 counties (cities/ districts). Lhasa in central Tibet is the administrative capital of Tibet. As a mystical land, Buddhism and history in Tibet exist long and pervade everywhere.
Combined with Tibetan unique geography and local culture and customs, tourists have not merely kinds of monasteries from different sects, palaces in different historical periods to visit, but also word class peaks, for example Mount Everest, jewel-like lakes, forests and valleys, many Tibetan festivals and activities and etc to enjoy.
Each region of Tibet has its distinctive landscapes. Lhasa has word famous Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street and Namtso Lake; Shigatse has Top 1 high peak – Mount Everest and Tashilunpo Monastery; Nyingchi is well known for its Swiss Style natural scenery, Ngari…
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How to Get to Tibet? – Tibet Traffic Maps
Close to Xinjiang, Qinghai, Sichuan and Yunnan Provinces and some South Asia Countries, Tibet can be got to by three ways: by road, by flight and by train. The Most Featured way to Tibet must be taking a Qinghai Tibet train, a world engineering wonder constructed on high elevation areas heading to “roof of the world”. Extended and linked with more Chinese Railways, Lhasa is well connected with dozens of inland cities through both railway and flight, like Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Xian, Guangzhou, etc. Or tourists can go to Tibet from Kathmandu in Nepal by land or direct flight.
Besides way of entering Tibet, traffic inside Tibet developed greatly for transfer in various regions, maybe still inconvenient in remote north areas. Checked the following maps about Tibet Transportation:
More Tibet Travel Maps – Travel Highlights in Tibet
Exploring Tibet on all sides means walk into authentic local Tibetan life and have an in-depth Tibet tour. Other than fast sightseeing, TibetDiscovery offers you more travel guide maps of theme tour, in-depth travel on traditional culture and original folk customs to impress you.
In Tibet, you can have a classic Lhasa City tour, visit landmarks in Lhasa: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Namtso Lake and experience the real Tibetan Life, chat with friendly Tibet family and taste home-made buttered tea and lunch; travel to the highest mountain in the world – Mount Everest from Golden Triangle of Tibet (Lhasa – Gyantse - Shigatse) to get closer look at its magnificence; walking a Kora of Mount Kailash & Manasarovar Lake – the holiest center of world in Tibetan…
There are more wonders of Tibet waits for your discovery. Some routes are listed here for your option.
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