As an expert on Tibet travel, we will show you the real Tibet and help you experience most of the attractions and highlights in this holy land. Below is a list of the most popular destinations and things you can experience in your 2017 Tibet tour.
1. Enjoy the sunshine and the fresh air on Chagpori Hill
As a holy mountain in Lhasa, Chagpori hill is situated at the south of Potala Palace. It’s the best place to take pictures of Potala. Many tourists would like to wait for the first rays of morning sunlight there. Choosing a hotel nearby so that you could get to Chagpori hill earlier to enjoy the fresh air and the sunrise there.
2. Hearing the quiet voice of holy Namtso Lake
Namtso means the lake from heaven. As one of the top 3 holy lakes in Tibet, it attracts hundreds of thousands of tourists and pilgrims every year. Standing on the bank of the lake, you can enjoy the fascinating views around and listening to the heartbeat of the beauty. Also, you can take a look at Nyenchen Tanglha Mountains at a distance. You may be shocked by its majesty and breathtaking views.
3. Spend the Night in the ruins of Guge Kingdom
As a powerful kingdom with a history of more than 700 years, Guge is a land of unique culture and where Buddhism was carried forward. The disappearance of this ancient civilization is still a mystery today. You could pay a visit to the lost kingdom which is the witness to Tibetan history and find the messages handed down from old times.
4. Thinking deeply about the wisdom and mercy of Buddha in Tashilhunpo Monastery
As the largest temple in Shigatse Region, Tashilhunpo Monastery was founded by the first Dalai Lama in 1447. It’s one of the greatest representatives of Tibetan culture and Tibetan Buddhism. Walking in this holy place, tourists may indulge in the beauty of every inch. Everything there has an atmosphere of peace and calm. You can learn the great wisdom and wisdom there and contemplate your life and future.
5. Get back the memory of your previous life and see what will happen in your afterlife in Lake Lhamo Latso
Lake Lhamo Latso is known as the lake of the goddess. Located in the depths of the Tibetan Plateau, it like a tear wrapped by lotus flowers. Lhamo Latso is the most important and mysterious lake in Tibet. Every time when the monks search for the reincarnations of Dalai Lama, they would come to this lake for visions which show the symbolic images of the birthplace and direction of the reincarnations of Dalai Lama. According to legend, the visitors who have good fortune could see their previous life and afterlife from the surface of this holy lake.
6. Enjoy the pastoral life in Nyingchi
Located in the southeast of Tibet, Nyingchi is famous for its beautiful nature. Nyingchi means the throne of the sun in the Tibetan language. It’s a place of peace and happiness. You can enjoy the pastoral life and the picturesque landscape there as if you were in Shangri-la.