Tibet - Tsang (PDF Chapter)
This is the Tsang chapter from Lonely Planet’s Tibet guidebook.
The historical province of Tsang is either the first or last place that most travellers experience in Tibet, and the setting for two of Asia’s great mountain drives: out to far western Tibet and across the Himalaya to Nepal.
- try to catch your breath under the unparalleled north face of Mt Everest
- explore the cobbled laneways and glowering chapels of Tashilhunpo Monastery, one of Tibet’s most important monastic institutions
- soak up the sacred atmosphere and reams of ancient scriptures inside impressive Sakya Monastery
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Lhasa to Nangartse, Nangartse, Gyantse, Nyang-chu Valley, Shigatse & Around, Sakya, Shegar, Everest Region, Tingri, Lhatse, Kyirong Valley.
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