The land of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Tibet is luring pilgrims and tourists from across the world. You have abundant to enjoy here unlike the common misconception that is a quiet place to enjoy the serenity. Travel to Tibet for exploring the many regions of Lhasa, Ngari, Nagpu, Nyingchi, and the Lhokha. You tour the plain lands or the high edged mountain ranges, indulge in trekking or walking tours, Tibet is a complete package of adventure with beauty and enjoyment. Off the beaten path, you experience the wonders of biking and hiking, while the mountains have the rock climbing. The Buddhist monasteries and the seat of Dalai Lama form a part of the pilgrimage tours of Tibet. The splendor of Nepal, Bhutan, and Tibet has a triangle tour package.
The festivals on the Tibetan calendar are also a reason why you should travel to Tibet. Tibetan festivals bring several Buddhist followers and many other people to the country. The greatest religious ceremony on Tibetan land is the Great Prayer Festival called the Smom-Iam. The monks and people assemble in Jokhang for prayers for Lord Buddha. The festival usually taking place in January is an excellent time to visit Tibet.
The Buddha Exposing Festival is another attraction in the month of February that draws significant number of tourists every year. In the distant lands too, you hear the chanting of scriptures from the monasteries, as you stand uphill. There is a nostalgic and sublime feeling within you that create wonders.
Among the regional places in Tibet having a stronghold, Lhasa is the best stop over point for travelers. Whether for the beautiful landscape or the urban life, the city has its stronghold. Lhasa is the capital city of Tibet meaning the “Holy Land”. It has long being the center of politics and religion with a culture dating back to the 7th century. The grand Patola, charming weather, walking tours, and especially the valley of the Lhasa River has distinct natural features worthy for trekking and biking. The Barkhor Street and the Norbulingkha Palace add to the old city’s charm. There are places here to unleash your shopping spirit by making some exclusive picks of home décor and accessories.
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