Tibet Lhasa Tour

Tibet Lhasa Tour

Lhasa city is one of the most wanted the ancient city with its time honored 1,300 years' history. It is one of the highest cities of the world at the elevation of 3,658m from the sea level. Lhasa means "The Land of Gods' in Tibetan. It is the political, economic and cultural center of Tibet Autonomous region in the People's Republic of China and the second popular city in the Tibetan plateau. It covers around 30 thousand square kilometers. Lhasa lies in the center of the Tibetan plateau with surrounding mountains rising to 5,800m; Lhasa River is flowing south side and religious center that amazes visitors with its breathtaking beauty and unique landscape. Lhasa is the world renowned heritage sites and cultural relics which are located at walking distance. May to October is the best time to travel in Lhasa with mild weather. Lhasa Tour is naturally the busiest travel time in Tibet. Due to its sufficient sunshine annually, it is also famed as "The Sunshine City". It was called "Luosha or Luoxie" which mean dirt delivering by Sheep in the ancient times. It is said that Lhasa once was an area of low lying marsh. In order to fill in the earth, Princess Wencheng from Tang court used sheep to deliver dirt after her arrived at the place. Lhasa became the city's name in the 9 century. As the political, economic, cultural and religuous development of Turpan region, Potala Palace, Jakhang Monastery and so on were built one by one which formed Lhasa's old downtown. All pervaded sacred religious atmosphere mixed with leisure, happiness and the smell of sunshine, Lhasa has been the destination of travel the beginning of lives for many people.

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Country:                     People's Repulic of China
Region:                       Tibet
Area:                           31,662 square kilometres 
Elevation:                   3,490m
Languages:                Tibetan, Mandarin, Jin Language