Interactive travel and tourist map of Tibet: click on icons and writings on the map to open web links.
A fascinating land with countless monasteries, the world’s highest mountain and (in the true sense of the word..) breathtaking landscapes.
It is not allowed to visit Tibet alone without a local guide. All foreign citizens must be in a tourist group (any number of travelers) organized by a travel agency.
Tourists must be accompanied by a guide during the whole visit, including transportation.
Area: 1.229.400 sq.km
Official Languages: Tibetan, Mandarin, Chinese
Drivers Lane: Right
When to go: from May to November
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