Tibet - the only autonomy of China - attractsTourists with its mysteriousness, amazingly beautiful nature and a halo of mysticism. On the territory of Tibet, there is an indigenous population, whose faith is Buddhism. Here come pilgrims from around the world, and just curious tourists, attracted by the uniqueness of this place.
What is interesting about Tibet
Between India and China, the TibetanHighlands, its area occupies more than a million kilometers. Since the middle of the 20th century, Tibet has been a part of China and borders on such provinces as Yun-nan and Sy-chuan, as well as the Kuku-nor area. And on the west side with Tibet, Ladakh, Kashmir and India are neighbors, Burma and Nepal from the south. Almost the entire territory of Tibet is surrounded by beautiful mountains - the Himalayas, Tangla, Karakorum and Kunlun, and only on one side of the mountain give way to narrow gorges, low mountain ranges and descend to lowland provinces.
The highest mountain of the world of Jomolungma, also knownCalled Everest, is located on the territory of Tibet. The conquest of this peak attracts thousands of extreme tourists who want to test their strength, rising to an altitude of about 8848 meters.
It is on Tibet that many large rivers are bornAsia. The Tsangpo River begins a long way to the Bay of Bengal from Southern Tibet. The sources of the Indus and Sutle rivers are near the Kailash mountain, which Tibetans consider sacred, flow to Pakistan itself, where they merge their waters into one. Mekong and Salvin flow from the east of Tibetan lands to South Asia.
Since the territory of Tibet is high above theSea level - from 4 to 8 thousand meters, then the climate here does not differ favorably to residents and guests. It is easy to get under the squally wind or please into a dust storm. Be prepared for significant temperature changes day and night. The amount of precipitation will vary depending on which province of Tibet you come to.
Not only extreme and amateur admirersA unique nature attracts Tibet. First of all, it is known for its culture and religion. Temples and Buddhist monasteries in themselves are terrific works of architectural art, and against the backdrop of beautiful landscapes the terrain is a spectacle that is magnificent and memorable for life. Unfortunately, many temples and monasteries were destroyed at a time when the People's Republic of China established its domination in Tibet.
Tourists visiting Tibet, get unforgettableImpressions of local color and traditional arts. All of them are closely connected with Buddhism: picturesque depictions of deities, sculptures of gods, decorated with jewels and rich clothes, reliefs of saints carved into rocks and painted with colors. Music, dance, songs are an integral part of religious rituals.
Unique traditions and customs, secrets of the TibetanMedicine, stunning landscapes and mystical holidays of Tibet make this area known throughout the world. Familiarity with rich history and culture, national holidays will enrich your horizons, if you decide to visit Tibet.
Have a nice trip!