Tibetan plateau covering 1.23 million sq km is linked to the south by the 2500km long Himalayas and to the west by the Karakoram. With an average height of 4,000 meters above sea level, Tibet encompasses some of the world's highest mountains. Mt. Everest (8848m), the world's highest peak rises abruptly on the Tibet - Nepal border. Four mountains exceed altitudes of 8,000 meters and thirty eight mountains exceed altitudes of 7,000 meters.
Renowned as "Roof of the World' with a 3482 km international border with Nepal, India, Bhutan, Nepal and Myanmar, Tibet has remained a hidden sanctuary to the western world for many years. Soon after Tibet opened up doors for tourism in the mid 1980s, Travel in Tibet became one of the prime tourism interests across the world. With this, Tibet tours gained more popularity amongst avid travellers. Despite modernization over the past few years Tibet has retained the beauties of its past, such as the fascinating Gompas, ancient markets, ever-smiling and fun-loving Tibetans, amazing turquoise lakes etc which reward every tourist with an indelible life long memory.
Our Lhasa based office, Tibet Adventure, a leading Tibet Tour Operator and Tibet travel agency for over a decade, has superbly crafted several tour packages for Tibet categorized as Cultural Tours in Tibet, Climbing in Tibet, Trekking in Tibet, Mountain Biking in Tibet, Overland Tours in Tibet, Himalayan hiking trips in Tibet, Tibet trekking trips etc. Our culturally oriented Tibet Tours provide unparalleled insights into the traditions of the mystical Tibet and Tibet Buddhism. Most of our Tibet treks start or end with visit to Lhasa , which has long been known as the Forbidden City . The mighty Potala Palace, Drepung Monastery, Barkhor market and the holy Jokhang Temple are just a few of the fascinating sights we will take you to.
Our Tibet overland tours give you enough time to visit the famous Monasteries, the historic towns and beautiful lakes. Tibet treks to Mt. Everest base camp and Shishapangma will certainly be the highlight of your Tibet trip. From Everest Base Camp you can enjoy an uninhibited view of the beckoning north face of the top of the world as well as of the amazing Rongbuk Glacier. Tibet tour to Mt. Kailash gives you an unforgettable opportunity to circumvent the holy mountain. In Tsethang and Yarlung, the cradle of Tibetan civilization, you will visit ancient Tibetan monasteries and the tomb of the famous Tibetan king.
Please have a look through our website for comprehensive information on Tibet tours and our programs and let us know in what way we can help you explore this magical land. We at Explore Himalaya, as a committed Tibet Travel Agent, are here to embrace and nurture your desires and give you an everlasting memorable travel experience