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Lonely Planet Tibet is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Hike around Mt Kailash, Asia's most sacred mountain, visit Potala Palace where the Dalai Lamas lived, or view Mt Everest unobstructed from Rongphu Monastery; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Tibet and begin your journey now!
Inside Lonely Planet Tibet Travel Guide:
- Colour maps and images throughout
- Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests
- Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
- Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices
- Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
- Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including customs, history, art, literature, music, dance, architecture, politics, and landscapes
- Over 54 local maps
- Useful features - including Month-by-Month (annual festival calendar), Tours & Permits, and Walking Tours
- Coverage of Lhasa, Tsang, Kham, Ngari, U, Pasho, Rawok, Bayi, Tashigang, Gyantse, Shigatse, Lhatse, Tingri, Nyalam, Pomi, Manigango, Ganzi, Kangding, Lithang, Bathang, Baber, Zhangmu, Gongkar, Kathmandu, Chengdu, and more
The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Tibet, our most comprehensive guide to Tibet, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less travelled.
- Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's China guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer.
Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Bradley Mayhew, Michael Kohn, Daniel McCrohan, and John Vincent Bellezza.
About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.
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Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Just a warning - you are not allowed to bring this book into Tibet. The Chinese officials will confiscate it, solely because it says "Tibet" on the cover. Trust me, I was with a group of people, just last summer, entering Tibet and they all had their books confiscated.