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Perched on the roof of the world, Tibet has for centuries evoked images of a land steeped in magic and mystery. Discover the secrets of this alluring destination -- from its snow-capped mountains to its time-lost monasteries -- with this outstanding guide. -- 42 maps, including a full-colour Tibet map -- background notes on history, culture and Buddhism -- essential transport details, including the overland routes through China and Nepal -- tips on how to stay healthy and travel safely -- useful Tibetan and Mandarin language chapterShenzhen in particular is just a hop, skip and a jump from Hong Kong, and tickets from Shenzhen to other parts of China are half the ... In practice, however, most travellers only use one of two officially sanctioned routes: Kathmandu to Lhasa via the ... leave the Chinese border town of Zhangmu without a TTB permit, which means hiring a Land Cruiser, and sometimes a guide, for the entire trip to Lhasa.

Publisher: - 1999


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