Tibet is a place lonely from the rest of the world with the winding hills of the high plateau and the amazing Himalayas. Today in the age of information, people can easily get to the mysterious place with jet aircraft, highways, now even trains! Lhasa is the political and cultural capital of Tibet. Lhasa means in Tibetan "The land of gods". There are numerous scenic spots and historical sites in Lhasa.
Since the late 1970s the chinese and Tibetan mountaineering associations have been issuing permits to foreign climbers for mount Everest and twenty other summits. The majority of these mountains are part of the high Himalayas between Everest and Shishapangma, though several other interesting 7000-meter and 6000-meter peaks have been opened on other regions of Tibet. Tibet can truly be described as the roof of the world. Lying to the north of the great Himalayan range, much of the country is high-altitude desert. With its spectacular mountain scenery and rich Buddhist culture, Tibet is indeed a remarkable place to visit. The World Renowned Mount Everest 8848m, Cho Oyu 8201m, Shishapangma 8035m, and its mountains are situated in this land. Here you can find many centuries past intrigue monasteries stupas with marooned coloured robbed Buddhist monks.
Expeditions from Tibet side on Everest, Cho-Oyo and Shishapangma have become more popular on these days due to very reasonable price for royalty and all the expedition costs. Furthermore, the land transportation access to the base camp of these mountains has made Tibet more attractive for mountaineering. There are many Himalayan peaks having more than 6000m.Above in Tibet side among them the most popular are Everest 8848, Cho Oyu 8201m, Shishapangma 8035, Lakhapa Ri and Gurlamandata. These are all allowed for foreigners to climb.