Tibet

At a glance

Tibet is a region on the Tibetan Plateau in Eastern Asia. It is the traditional homeland of the Tibetan people as well as some other ethnic groups such as Monpa, Qiang and Lhoba peoples and is now also inhabited by considerable numbers of Han Chinese and Hui people.

Tibet is the highest region on Earth, with an average elevation of 4,900 metres (16,000 ft). The highest elevation in Tibet is Mount Everest, earth's highest mountain rising 8,848 m (29,029 ft) above sea level.

Why cyclists love it

  • Rugged terrain
  • Great mountain biking
  • An off-the-beaten-path destination
  • Very unique culture
  • Colorful Buddhist culture

Tour spotlight

Tibet -  Road to Everest 
Cycle to majestic Mount Everest. This is the journey you've dreamt about your entire life - a chance to experience the remarkable, ancient cultures of Tibet surrounded by a landscape that defies description. On The Road to Everest you'll begin in Lhasa exploring the historic temples, pilgrimage trails and hot springs concealed within the surrounding hills.

Then you will mount up and begin your pedal out across the Tibetan Plateau toward the ever-towering Himalayas. A series of strategically placed hotels with welcomed amenities enable you to recharge in comfort each night with one spectacular day of cycling blending into another as you blaze a groundbreaking route to Mt. Everest.
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