1 The Jokhang, Lhasa
Shrouded in juniper smoke and surrounded by prostrating pilgrims, it’s hard not to be affected by this, one of the world’s most venerated sites.
Remote walled town encapsulating Tibet’s first Buddhist monastery.
3 Namtso Lake
A dream image of Tibet lies bright as a jewel beneath muscular peaks.
4 The Friendship Highway
This undulating road connecting Lhasa and Nepal cuts through some of the region’s best and certainly most accessible sights.
5 Mount Everest Base Camp
Breathe deep and gaze up at the jagged, snow-blown peak of the world’s highest mountain.
6 Mount Kailash
The world’s holiest mountain, its very remoteness an intrinsic part of its appeal.