It’s the world’s highest region! It’s plateau! It’s landscape! It’s People! It’s Culture! ….. It’s Tibet!
Located in the north of the Himalayas, Tibet is an exotic place with natural & ethereal scenery, majestic mountains, and the classic religious culture. If you plan for Tibet, then it will be your best travel experience in your entire life. Exploring distinctive attractions in Tibet with the wonderful white snowy mountain and the native people…so much to experience there. So, if you are devising a plan to visit Tibet, then don’t miss out a single element.
You can seek help from the Tibet tour packages. Some of the agencies provide various alternatives to reach this place. The packages vary from 1 week to 1 month or more. It’s up to you, which package you choose.
It’s not just this year that several tourists have arrived in Tibet. But, its surreal beauty and breathtaking magnetic culture attract millions of the tourists every year, even every month. Here are 10 mesmerizing places that certainly “beautify” the real “beauty” of Tibet.
Whenever you plan a trip to Tibet, then don’t skip these 10 “Magical Destinations”. Here are the 10 Charismatic Attractions of Tibet
1. Everest Base Camp
“Chomolangma” is the other name for the Mt. Everest in Tibet. Based on the border of Nepal and Tibet, it is the world’s prominent peak that holds the special essence. Normally, there are two Everest base camps- north and south side. The north side faces Nepal that offers an awe-inspiring view. On the flip side, the south part can only be reached through trekking.
Being the capital, it is the heart of Tibet. It is the holiest place where Dalai Lamas reside. So, pilgrimages can visit this place enthusiastically. Major parts of this city are of completely Chinese style. If you wish to view the traditional old kingdom, then step in the Tibet’s capital. Include 3-4 nights stay at this place. You will grab a lot about Tibet.
3. Guge Kingdom
If you want to dive in the ancient history of Tibet, then this kingdom is an amazing place. Pronounced as- “Goo-Gay”, this place was established in the late 10th century near the modern-day town of Zanda. Guge was a major trade hub between Tibet and Central Asia for around 700 years. Plus, escalate your vision towards the top of the mountain. The royal families used to reside there. So, you can have a spectacular way there.
4. Mount Kailash
Also named as “Precious jewel of snow”, it is the divine peak in the world. And, no one can deny that there isn’t any other holy peak in Tibet, as it is. Millions of devotees step towards this sacred place every year. Considered as the dwelling place of Lord Shiva, Mt. Kailash is the holiest mountain. So, you can become a part of Kailash tour and set off for an amazing trip.
5. Tibet Monasteries
Diverse monasteries are present in Tibet such as- Tashilhunpo, Sera, Drepung, Ganden, Rongbuk, Palkhor, and Kumbum, Sakya, Ramoche, Samye. Just imagine how much you can grab by acquiring the grand history and information about these monasteries. So, set off to Tibet.
6. Norbulingka Palace
Located in Lhasa, this palace is known as “Jeweled Park” in Tibetan. It is actually a summer palace of Dalai Lamas. These monks move to this place in summer from the Potala palace. The palace is actually turned into the park today and embraces a myriad of mesmerizing scenery and historical sites.
7. Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Bazaar
You can call this combo as an ancient and divine Lhasa. Jokhang temple is the most active temples of the Buddha in Tibet. And, the streets of Barkhor Bazaar has the spiritual atmosphere and reveals the inner details of Lhasa. With your great attention, the streets are so similar that you may get confused wandering in it. So, it’s better to start walking in a clockwise direction.
8. Potala Palace
Situated in the northwest of Lhasa city, the Potala palace is a massive building complex. Presently, it is the residence of the Dalai Lamas and a theocratic center of Tibet. But, if we dive deeper into the history, then it was established by King Songtsan Gampo.
9. Fascinating Lakes of Tibet
Don’t miss an opportunity to gaze at the beauty of the lakes of Tibet. Yes, it is a region containing several enthralling lakes. Among which, Mansarovar lake is the most famous lake and billions of persons visit it to purify their deeds of this life. Other lakes may vary- Yamdrok, Nam-Tso, Draksum-Tso Lake, etc.
10. Yarlung Tsangpo Grand Canyon
It is the deepest canyon in the world. It has dispersed in an elongated area of 505 km (314 miles). Being the biggest channel from the Indian Ocean to the Tibet Plateau, it is very moist with dense forests and carious wildlife.