Tibet - Eastern Tibet (PDF Chapter)

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Tibet - Eastern Tibet (PDF Chapter)

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

Overlapping much of the historic Tibetan region of Kham, eastern Tibet is the face you never knew Tibet had: a land of raging rivers and deep gorges, immense pine forests and azalea-filled meadows, outspoken monks and rebel nomads.

  • marvel at the massive Mikdo Glacier in the shadow of a 6385m peak
  • maps
  • explore the shores of a holy lake, Draksum-tso, and the island monastery therein
  • transport
  • learn why Bakha Gompa was built on the grave of Princess Wenchang’s child and enjoy sunset views from the porch of a guesthouse
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Nyingtri Prefecture, Draksum-tso, Bayi, Bakha Island, Pomi, Chamdo Prefecture, Rawok, Pasho, Pomda.

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