An autonomous region of China, this country is exceptionally spiritual and inspiring, with breath-taking scenery, historical and cultural tourist attractions.
Often referred to as ‘the roof of the world,’ Tibet, is located to the south-west of China, also bordering India, Nepal, Burma and Bhutan.
Lhasa, Tibet’s capital city has popular tourist attractions such as, the world heritage Potala Palace and Norbulingka, the residences of the Dalai Lama. It also has the Jokhang and Ramoche Temple and Tashilhunpo Monastery.
Tibet’s landscape is varied with magnificent wildlife, yaks grazing, surging rivers in deep valleys, and tranquil lakes like Yamdrok Lake and Namtso Lake, and the awe-inspiring Himalayas and the majestic Mount Everest.
In the heart of Lhasa is the popular Barkhor Street Bazzar, a must see cultural highlight. The circular streets that encompass the Jokhang Temple and numerous merchants and vendors, offers a variety of local Tibetan arts, crafts and tasty cuisines.
Population:   3.18 million (2014)
Currency:   Renminbi (RMB)