Chamdo Prefecture is situated in eastern Tibet, along the Sichuan-Tibet Highway connecting Sichuan and Tibet. It belongs to the traditional Kham Region, famous for its unique and fascinating Khampa culture. So Tibetan people living here are referred to as Khampa. Most of them believe in Tibetan Buddhism so there are many ancient monasteries, murals and sculptures that have been left in the name of Tibetan Buddhism. Chambaling Monastery is the largest temple in Chamdo. Splendid sacred mountains and holy lakes are also scattered throughout the region.
Chamdo is also known for the ancient Tea-Horse Road (South Silk Road). Most trade caravans departed from Yunnan and passed through Chamdo Region to Lhasa.
Chamdo tourist attractions consist of unique and fascinating Khampa culture, ancient Tea-Horse Road, various festivals, time-honored monasteries, sacred mountains and holy lakes.
Chamdo travel advice offers tourists all aspects of travel tips to Chamdo, like the best travel time, dinning, accommodation, transportation, shopping, currency exchange and so on.
Dining in Chamdo tells tourists what to eat in Chamdo where there are many good but cheap restaurants offering both Tibetan Cuisine and Sichuan Cuisine.
Hotels in Chamdo offer lodging conditions relatively lower than in most places of Tibet. Despite this, excellent lodging options of starred hotels are available Chamdo and Markham counties.
Chamdo maps and prefecture gives tourists an overview of Chamdo. In this case, tourists can get a clear idea about where they are and where they want to go in the eastern Tibet.
Photos of Chamdo is a collection of pictures reflecting Khampa's daily life and culture, Chamdo's landscape and landmarks, as well as carefully selected tourists' pictures.