China - Tibet (Chapter)

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This is the Tibet chapter from Lonely Planet’s China guidebook.

For many people, the highlights of Tibet will be of a spiritual nature: magnificent monasteries, prayer halls of chanting monks, and remote cliffside retreats. Tibet’s other big draw is the elemental beauty of the highest plateau on earth.

  • rub shoulders with Tibetan pilgrims in the holy city of Lhasa
  • maps
  • marvel at the murals of angels and demons in the 108 chapels of Gyantse Kumbum
  • transport
  • erase the sins of a lifetime on the three-day pilgrim circuit of Mt Kailash
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Lhasa, Drepung Monastery, Ganden Monastery, Sera Monastery, Samye Monastery, Saga, Gyantse, Shigatse, Lhatse, Sakya, Everest Base Camp, Tingri, Darchen & Mt Kailash, Lake Manasarovar.

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