05 Tibet Kailash
Ngari is the westmost area of Tibet. It neighbors Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in the north and Shigatse and Nagchu in the east. It shares has a total border of 1116 km with India, Nepal and Kashmir area.
Located in Ngari are Mt. Kailash and Lake Mansarova, the Sacred Mountain and Holy Lake respectively. They are important pilgrimage sites for Hindu, Buddhist, and Bonist pilgrims. The spiritual atmostphere and stunning landscape have attracted travelers from all over the world.
Other important attractions in Ngari include Tholing Monastery and Ruins of Guge Kingdom.
For foreign travelers visiting Tibet, you will need valid Chinese visa and all the necessary Tibet travel permits.
|Languages||Tibetan, Mandarin, English|
|Currency||Chinese Yuan (CNY)|
|Area (km2)||345,000 square kilometers (133,205 square miles)|