THE NEAREST PLACE TO THE SUN, LHASA

  Situated in the border region of the southwest China, Tibet autonomous region covers an area of 1.2 million square km is contiguous to Burma, India, Bhutan, Sikkim, Nepal and Pakistan. With its average elevation above 4,000 meters, and is known as the “Roof of the World”, and with the population of over 2.63 million. The whole region shows the physical feature of higher in the northwest and lower in the southeast area with high mountains and deep valleys in the whole region. The highest mountain Qumolangma reaches its height of 8,848 meters, and the head of the Yaluzangpo Valley reaches 5,000 meters. There are also the landforms of glacier, moraine and desert. The climate on the plateau is so complicated with the temperature varies greatly between day and night, few rainfall, plenty of sunshine, low pressure. Tibet is also reach in various mineral resources with uranium, boron, lithium, chromium, iron, copper, gypsum etc, and the reserves of water energy reaches 200 million kilowatt. Tibet is one of the main pastureland in the country. The main road to Tibet is from Sichuan, Qinghai and to Nepal. There some fixed flights To Lhasa from different directions including Kathmandu.
Entering Tibet, you can easily find a modern civilized city, more than its beauty of nature, you can also opened the secret cover with your own eyes, the small villages at the foot of the mountains; the pastureland of great momentum; valleys and rivers in the mountain; coiling incense smoke and the lighting butter lamp in monasteries; pilgrims with the prayer-wheel, reciting and long prostration, all of this must be a scenic line to you. Since the 7th century, the Buddhism was introduced into Tibet, There had built and remained a lot of historical religious relics such as Potala Palace, the highest Palace in the world; Norbulinka, the garden set beside the Gychu River; Samye monastery, the first monastery in Tibet which recorded the course of the Buddhism. Dreung, Sera and Gandan, the three grand monasteries of the Yellow sect of the Tibetan Buddhism.
As the third polar region, Tibet has many mystery and wonder like the high mountains towering to the skies, the cleaning water in the lakes like mirrors, the colorful sunshine, the grassland, the secret and solemn monasteries, the kind and honest people.
You will enjoy the proud holy mountains and lakes, the blessing to you from the Buddha, the uncial singings and wishes from the local people during your trip to Tibet.


 

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