Tibet is a country of stunning beauty, vastness, and cultural richness. It is the world’s highest region and is located on the Tibetan Plateau. Tibet has many of highest mountains on Earth. With elevations above 20,000 to 29,000 feet, several are among the top 10 highest mountains in the world.
Mount Everest, at 29,029 feet, is the highest mountain in the world, and is located on the border with Nepal. Some call it the “Third Pole.” With the mountains and immense landscapes, rivers, mountain lakes, and vast expanse of the blue sky, the air is invigorating and the views are breathtaking.
Several major rivers, such as the Yangtze River, Yellow River, Indus River, Mekong River, and Ganges River, all originate in the snowy mountains of Tibet.