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Lonely Planet Tibetis 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
Highlightsand 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 infoat your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices
Honest reviewsfor 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 localmapsUseful features - including Month-by-Month (annual festival calendar), Tours & Permits, and Walking ToursCoverage 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
eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices)
Zoom-in maps and images bring it all up close and in greater detail
Downloadable PDF and offline maps let you stay offline to avoid roaming and data charges
Seamlessly flip between pages
Easily navigate and jump effortlessly between maps and reviews
Speedy search capabilities get you to what you need and want to see
Use bookmarks to help you shoot back to key pages in a flash
Visit the websites of our recommendationsby touching embedded links
Adding notes with the tap of a finger offers a way to personalise your guidebook experience
Inbuilt dictionary to translate unfamiliar languages and decode site-specific local terms
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 guidefor 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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