Tibet Autonomous Region is the historic region and autonomous region of China that is often called “the roof of the world.” It occupies about 471,700 square miles (1,221,600 square kilometres) of the plateaus and mountains of Central Asia, including north face of Mount Everest (Chu-mu-lang-ma Feng). It is bordered by the Chinese provinces of Tsinghai to the northeast, Szechwan to the east, and Yunnan to the southeast; Myanmar (Burma), India, Bhutan, and Nepal to the south; the disputed territory of Jammu and Kashmir to the west; and the Uighur Autonomous Region of Sinkiang to the northwest. Lhasa is the capital city. The name Tibet is derived from the Mongolian Thubet, the Chinese Tufan, the Tai Thibet, and the Arabic Tubbat. Before the 1950s Tibet was a unique entity that sought isolation from the rest of the world. It constituted a cultural and religious whole, marked by the Tibetan language and Tibetan Buddhism. Little effort was made to facilitate communication with other countries, and economic development was minimal. After its incorporation into China, fitful efforts at development took place in Tibet, disrupted by ethnic tension between the Han (Chinese) and Tibetans and Tibetan resistance to the imposition of Marxist values. Official policy since the early 1980s has been somewhat more conciliatory, resulting in slightly better Han-Tibetan relations and greater opportunities for economic development and tourism.
Information for Travelling to Tibet
Nowadays, lots of travelers are interested to visit Tibet to experiences the unique culture, lifestyle, community and fascinating landscape. Massif Holidays is based in Kathmandu and has been regularly operating the trips to Tibet as per the requirements of our clients. We are specialized in group joining tour of Tibet and customized itinerary as per your requirements. We also support with all travel issues of Tibet like flight arrangements, Visa services, Guide service in Tibet, Hotel booking and many more. Please read these information carefully if you are planning and preparing to visit Tibet. These might be really helpful travel tips to assist your holiday plan in “the roof of the world”. The relevant information helps you to organize and manage the perfect holiday plan before you set your journey. These are the rough guides to make your travel easy and comfortable. You will find many outstanding travel books anywhere in the world for more detailed information- just grab and go through it. If you can’t – don’t worry, you can easily find it in Nepal. You can also email us to get the answers of all your queries of Tibet travel with our expert corresponding team.