Tibet Info

  • About Tibet

    Name: Official Name: Xizang Zizhiqu Short form: Xizang Int'l short form: Tibet Geography: Location: Asia, north of India, located on the Tibetan Plateau, the world's highest region. Area: 1.2m sq km (471 700 sq miles), Bod: 2.5 million sq. km, approximately the size of Western Europe. Terrain: 70% Grassland; from high plateau to…

  • Culture and Festival

    Culture of Tibet - Natural Hues of Colorful Lives! Tibet has the richness and the depth of its traditions that is deep rooted in its cultural heritage. The wisdom, the knowledge about life, compassion, tolerance and peace of mind, all contribute in making the culture of Tibet. The simplicity of life, the spirituality of minds and rich customs…

  • People and Languages

    Tibetans are the main inhabitants on the plateau. Tibetans are happy people, they know how to enjoy their life in any circumstance. At present there are Tibetan, Menpa, Luopa, Han Chinese, hui, sherpa and a few Deng people living in Tibet while Tibetans are the main inhabitants on the plateau. Most Tibetans in cities fell to craftsmen. However, more…

  • Travelers Information

    Facts for the traveller To visit Tibet, the legendary, forbidden land on the roof of the world, has been the dream of many Westerners. Getting There By Air Kathmandu - gonggar : a twice-weekly flight operates between Kathmandu and Lhasa from the beginning of April through October and sometimes till November depending upon the weather conditions.…

  • Weather and Climate

    The climate in highland Tibet belongs to the typical downy special climate. Climates are much different in different areas in Tibet and temperatures vary greatly within a single day. Climate in southeastern Tibet (e.g. Nyingchi) is gentle and temperate with the average temperature of eight degrees; In western Tibet (e.g. Nakqu), the average temperature is below zero degree; While…

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