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  • Tibet is one of the five autonomous regions in the China; it was admitted on September 1, 1965.
  • Provincial Capital - Lhasa, the "Holy City" and the "City of Sunlight".
  • Location - Situated in the southwest of China, on the Tibetan Plateau, the highest region on Earth. See the location map of Tibet.
  • Area 1,200,000 square kilometers. Making up 12.8% of China's area, Tibet is the second largest region of China after Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.
  • Bordering Countries Nepal, India, Sikkim, Bhutan, Burma. Map of Tibet and Nepal
  • Ethnic Composition 92.8% Tibetan, 6.1% Han, 0.3% Hui, 0.5% others
  • Religions - Tibetan Buddhism, Animism
  • Festivals - Tibetan New Year, Shoton Festival, Bathing Festival. Click to see more about the festivals celebrated in Tibet.
  • Geography Average Altitude Bounded by the Himalayan mountains to the south, the region sits on a high plateau at 4,000-5,000 meters (13,000-16,400 feet), resulting in its nickname "the roof of the world." Tibet Geography Map
  • Main Rivers Brahmaputra River, Nujiang River, Jinshajiang River, and Lancang River

Plan your Tibet tour and trekking holiday with Adventures Himalaya.

Adventures Himalaya organizes various tours and trekking packages to Tibet. Most of our tours and trekking packages for Tibet start from Kathmandu. All the necessary documents, travel permit and visa for Tibet will be arranged by the team at Adventures Himalaya for your holiday in Tibet. Some of the best Tibet tour and trekking packages are listed below.

The Most Popular Tibet Tour and Trekking Packages