Tibet - Overland Routes from Sìchuan (Chapter)
This is the Overland Routes From Sìchuān chapter from Lonely Planet's Tibet guidebook.
Wild, mountainous and deliciously remote, the Tibetan areas of western Sìchuān - long the meeting point of the Chinese and Tibetan worlds - are a cultural and geographical extension of the Tibetan plateau in all but name.
stay with Tibetan nomads on the beautiful grasslands of Tǎgōngmapswatch traditional Tibetan block printing done by hand at Derge's fabulous printing monastery transporthang with the butter-tea-sipping locals in any one of western Sìchuān's fabulously down-to-earth Tibetan teahousesrestaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Kāngdìng (Dardo), The Northern Route, Tǎgōng (Lhagong), Gānzī, Manigango & around, Derge, Southern Route, Lithang and Bathang.
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