Tibet, referred as the roof of the world, the forbidden land, the last Shangri-La, situated just north of the mighty Himalayas, Tibet has remained a hidden sanctuary to the western world for many years, it has opened its doors for tourism in the mid 1980s. Tibetan plateau covering 1.23 million sq km is linked to the south by the 2500km long Himalayas and to the west by the Karakoram. With an average height of 4,000 meters above sea level, Tibet Mt. Everest (8848m), the world’s highest peak rises abruptly on the Tibet and Nepal border. Four mountains exceed altitudes of 8,000 meters and thirty eight mountains exceed altitudes of 7,000 meters. The highest plateau on earth, rising more than two miles above sea level, boasts a unique form of Buddhism, not found anywhere else in the world. It has captured man\'s imagination for centuries. Encompasses some of the world\'s highest mountains.
Great explorers and adventures of the century have ventured into this holy land rendered inaccessible by the hostile natural conditions and bandits that waylaid them across through the Himalayas. This remote land, of rich culture, wide open spaces, and intricately decorated monasteries, is dominated by the ancient holy city of Lhasa. An aura of magic and mystery awaits you, with majestic views of the spectacular Himalayas, including Mt Everest. Tibet\'s past grandeur, majesty, magic and mystery still remain undiminished. Boasts a unique from of Buddhism, not found anywhere else in the world. This unique land is now easily accessible from Kathmandu, and is a trip not to be missed in this lifetime. Best time to visit is April to November.