Tibet is a small region of modern-day China, which covers most parts of the Tibetan plateau and is home of native Tibetan people. However, it is the highest region on Earth situated at the elevation of 5,000 meters on average. The people living in this region are mostly Tibetan Buddhists and the highest settlements here are of Tibetan people and some other ethnicity like Monpa, Tamang, Qiang, Sherpa, and Lhoba peoples. The Tibetan language is the native language of this autonomous region.
Tibet (also known as western China) has some of the highest mountains in the world including Mt. Everest (the highest peak in the world), bordered with Nepal. The region also originates several rivers in the Tibetan plateaus including Yangtze, Yellow River, Indus River, Mekong, Ganges, Salween, and the Yarlung Tsangpo River. However, Yarlung Tsangpo Grand Canyon and the Yarlung Tsangpo River are considered as the deepest and longest canyons in the earth.
The main aspect of tourism in this region is all about culture, religions, arts, monuments, sacred rivers, and mountains. Lhasa is the capital of Tibet and equally tourist destination as it contains numerous spiritual temples and monasteries like Jokhang and Ramoche Temple. However, being completely a Buddhist region, you can also experience their enriched as well as untouched cultural and traditional values and know about their unique lifestyles and surprising hospitality of the people living here.
Nevertheless, Tibetan architecture reflects the deep Buddhist approach as you can see the Buddhist wheel with two dragons in every monastery of the region. Besides, the music of this autonomous region reflects the cultural heritage of the trans-Himalayan region and the festivals are celebrated according to Buddhism. Similarly, barley and dough made from barley flour, called tsampa, is the staple food of Tibet.
Northern Trekking Team manages different tour packages in Tibet. Our packages are best suited for true adventure lovers and explorers, who want to visit new places with endless exploration options to do on it. NTT organizes and manages Lhasa Tour (3 Nights and 4 Days) and Mt. Kailash Mansarovar Lake Tour in Tibet with the best itinerary and satisfying price. So, just let us know if you are planning to visit Tibet.