Useful Lhasa Maps - Lhasa City Maps, Lhasa Travel Maps
Lhasa, capital of Tibet Autonomous Region, is the most popular destination as well as the first place tourists like to visit in Tibet. Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street...There are more classic sites for your Lhasa travel. We are always doing our best to provide the largest collection of useful and clear maps of Lhasa for you in order to assist your Lhasa tour, including Lhasa Location Map, Lhasa City map, Lhasa Transportation Map, Lhasa Tourists Map, etc. These Lhasa maps are free to download.
Lhasa Location Maps
With an altitide of 3650m, Lhasa is located in the middle of Tibet Plateau, southwest of China. Here are Lhasa location maps showing its specific place in Tibet and China.
Lhasa City Maps
Lhasa city covers an area of 29518 km² wilth Lhasa river running through. It is the political, economic, cultural and educational center of Tibet and a holy land for Tibetan Buddhism. The maps below about Lhasa will give you a basic understanding of the layout of Lhasa.
Lhasa Tourist Maps
Lhasa is one of the most popular destinations among domestic and foreign tourists. The natural scenery, splendid history, unique customs and rich religious culture all make Lhasa such an attractive city. Every year, thousands of visitors come all the way to Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and other attractions in Lhasa.
Lhasa Transportation Maps
Lhasa is connected with many major cities in China such as Beijing, Chengdu, Shanghai, Xian, Guangzhou and a famous international tourist destination - Kathmandu Nepal by flight. With the construction of Qinghai Tibet Railway, people can get to Lhasa by train from Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Xining, etc.
How to Plan A Tibet Tour
Tibet is too vast to be visited in one single trip, but planning ahead of time can make most of your holiday. A classic Tibet tour always takes about 4 ~ 8 days. Apart from 2 days for arrival and departure, it usually needs 2 other days to explore majestic Potala Palace and other landmarks in Lhasa, the capital of Tibet. With a day trip’s distance from Lhasa, Namtso Lake is another perfect tour extension if you visit Tibet from May to October.
To explore further, it’s strongly recommended to travel from Lhasa to Mount Everest via Gyantse and Shigatse, which usually needs 4 more days. It is an unforgettable sightseeing trip with lots of attractions to visit, such as Yamdrok Lake, Karola Glacier, Kumbum Stupa of Palcho Monastery, Tashilhunpo Monastery, etc. Of course, the biggest draw must be gazing upon the unparalleled north face of the world’s highest peak – Mount Everest.
For Buddhist followers and hiking lovers, you are suggested to travel to Ngari to join the kora around the holy Mt. Kailash and sacred Lake Manasarovar, which usually takes about 5 ~ 8 more days from Lhasa. The wild nature of Ngari is spectacular as well.
If you are looking for a longer Himalaya adventure, you can travel Tibet with two other charming Himalayan Kingdoms – Nepal and Bhutan by overland driving or flight. If you have your own needs or interest, just feel free to contact us to customize a trip of your own!
Lhasa Travel Guide
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