Lonely Planet Tibet

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Go to Tibet and see many places, as much as you can; then tell the world. HIS HOLINESS THE DALAI LAMA Lonely Planet Tibet is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Hike around sacred Mt Kailash, join pilgrims at the Jokhang, Tibet's holiest sanctum, 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! (Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's China guide.)

- Summit Hut

The magical, mysterious Buddhist kingdom of Tibet is one of the world's most remarkable locales. Authors: Bradley Mayhew and Michael Kohn. Softcover; 384 pages; full-color photographs, black-and-white maps. Lonely Planet Guides; copyright 2008. Trekking chapter takes you on Tibet's most spectacular routes—walk in the footsteps of nomads, pilgrims and the conquerors of Everest. Provides comprehensive coverage of the Tibetan plateau, including western Sichuan and the gateway cities of Kathmandu and Chengdu. Discover your own way with the help of detailed transport information and more than 50 maps. Also provides thorough advice on obtaining visas and permits.

- REI

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