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Your Definitive Maps of Tibet Plateau and Tibet Tourism

To help you plan a successful and pleasant Tibet tour, Tibet Vista freshly made a collection of maps of Tibet. You can find the detailed tourist maps of Tibet, including where is Tibet located, Tibet political map, Everest Base Camp tour map, holy Mount Kailash map, Tibet Nepal map, Tibet India map, Lhasa city map, Tibet road map, flights and trains to Lhasa map, and more Tibet travel maps of the famous tourist attractions and activities like the Namtso Lake, Yamdrok Lake, Everest trek map, Kailash trek map, etc.

We will keep updating the available maps and uploading more new maps of Tibet to provide more Tibet tourism information by mapping our Holy Land - Tibet. So stay tuned.

maps of Tibet

Where is Tibet Located on a Map?

Tibet is situated on the Qinghai-Tibet plateau in China, with an average altitude of above 4,000m, neighboring India, Nepal, Bhutan, and Myanmar. Use the following complete Tibetan location maps to get a better understanding about this spiritual realm.

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Tibet Political Map

Tibet consists of 7 administrative divisions - Lhasa, Shannan, Shigatse, Nagqu, Ngari, Nyingchi and Chamdo; among which Lhasa, Chamdo and Shigatse are the most populated regions.

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Tibet Nepal Maps

Geographically, Tibet and Nepal jointly share the majestic Himalayan Range (Mt.Everest) in Asia, and both are superb tourists' draws for adventure and sightseeing. Find the detailed tourist maps of Tibet and Nepal to plan a significant adventure trip.

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Where is Lhasa Located on a Map?

Located in the southeastern part of the Tibet Autonomous Region, the city of Lhasa lies on the northern bank in the middle reaches of the Lhasa River, a tributary of the Yarlung Zangbo River. It consists of three urban districts and five rural counties in total, surrounded by Shigatse City, Nagchu City, Nyingchi City and Shannan City.

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Lhasa City Map

Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet Autonomous Region, is the spiritual and secular heart. It is home to a prestigious array of Tibetan Buddhist sites and the first impression of Tibet Tour for the majority of tourists. Find out the highlights attractions inside and around historical Lhasa city.

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Old Lhasa Town and Kora Map

Actually, Old Lhasa Town is an old residential area located near Beijing East Road, with Jokhang Temple as the core and the Barkhor Street as the ring road, covering the total area of more than 20,000 square meters. There are many small temples and monasteries scattering in the backstreets of Old Lhasa Town, which need you to carefully find them out. Following our map of Lhasa old town and kora, you can get a clear idea of what to see and how to visit Lhasa town in Tibet:

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Everest Base Camp Map

Mt. Everest (8844.43m), situated in the majestic Himalayas in Asia, proudly dominates the other lofty mountains as the highest summit in the world. Make the most of our hand-made Mt.Everest tourist maps to plan an adventure trip for mountaineering and sightseeing.

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Mount Kailash Maps

Mt. Kailash, known as the “king of the holy mountains” In Buddhism, Hinduism, Bon religion and Jainism, has been an ultimate pilgrimage destination for global pilgrims for thousands of years. Our carefully-drawn maps of Mount Kailash are helpful for you to make an ultimate adventure to the holy mountain.

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Shigatse and Yamdrok Lake of Tibet

Shigatse is the second largest city of Tibet, with the biggest draw of the 600-year-old Tashilhunpo Monastery. Travelling from Lhasa via Yamdrok, Shannan prefecture to Shigatse has been a classic and well-established Tibet tour route for years. Use the following detailed maps to know the locations and tourism information of Shigatse and Yamdrok Lake in advance.

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Namtso Lake Maps of Tibet

Believed to be one of the three foremost sacred lakes in Tibet, Namtso Lake, to the majority of global tourists, undoubtedly remains a highlight for Tibet tour. Plan a memorable trip by using the following Namtso Lake tourist maps. 

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Tibet Railway Map

Taking a train to Tibet has become the top choice for many domestic and foreign tourists to access to Tibet. Presently, there are direct trains to Tibet from Xining, Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Chongqing and Lanzhou as the following maps.

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Tibet Road Map

Roads into Tibet from China Mainland and road conditions in Tibet are greatly improved in recent years. In total, there are 5 highways connecting Tibet with other parts of China, they are highlighted in blue in the map as following.

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Tibet Trek Map

Trekking “the roof of the world” is one of the most challenging things to do. The altitude, weather and rugged terrain present significant opportunities for trekkers. If you’re up to it, hiking past nomad tents to remote settlements will surprise you. Here we offer the most pratical Tibet trek maps for you.

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Ngari Maps and Prefecture

Nagri (also Ali) prefecture in northwestern Tibet is known as the roof of the roof of the world for it is situated at an elevation of 4,500 meters above sea level. It's the place where the Himalayas, the Gangdise, the Kunlun Mountains and Karakorum Mountains meet. This area is dotted with beautiful lakes and rivers, great mountains and glaciers, vast grasslands, spectacular snow mountains, as well as pastures and clay forests.

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Nyingchi Maps and Prefecture

Nyingchi, also known as Linzhi, is a prefecture-level city in the southeast of the Tibet Autonomous Region. It borders with Lhasa to the east, Shannan to the southwest, Qamdo to south and Nagqu to the north. It is also the home of the Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon, the largest canyon in the world, and the stunning Namcha Barwa Peak. If you are planning a tour to Nyingchi, you can use the following detailed maps to know the locations and tourism information of Nyingchi.

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Nagchu Maps and Prefecture

Nagchu (also Nagqu) is a prefecture-level city located in the northern part of Tibet - between Tanggula Mountains and Nyainqentanglha Mountains. It borders Xinjiang and Qinghai Province, and neighbors Chamdo Prefecture to east, Lhasa, Nyingchi, Shigatse to south and Ngari to west. In addition, it is the place where Namtso Lake, Tangra Yum Tso, Siling Tso, Relics of Xiangxiong Kingdomwhich and other scenic spots located. Using the following complete Nagchu maps to get a better understanding about this prefecture in Tibet.

Shannan (Lhokha) Maps and Prefecture

Shannan (also Lhokha) is the most southerly prefecture in Tibet, with Lhasa to the north, Shigatse to the west, and Nyingchi to the east. The southern border of Lhoka lies on the Chinese border with Bhutan to the southwest and the Indian State of Arunachal Pradesh to the southeast. Possibly the single most historic area of Tibet, Lhoka has a wealth of things to see around the region, and traveling into this ancient cradle of Tibetan civilization can feel a little like traveling back in time to the days of the ancient kings of Tibet.

Chamdo Maps and Prefecture

Chamdo is one of the six districts of the Tibet Autonomous Prefecture of the People’s Republic of China, and was once a part of the ancient region of Kham. Qamdo Prefecture lies in the far east of the Tibet Autonomous Region, on the lower edge of the Tibetan plateau. The prefecture is surrounded by Lhasa to the west, Nagqu to the northwest, Qinghai Province to the north, Sichuan Province to the east, Nyingchi to the south, and the northwest corner of Yunnan Province connecting to the most southeasterly corner of Chamdo.


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