(PRWEB) May 12, 2013
With a wide variety of Tibet travel destination now easily accessible to travelers from around the world, it is easy to be overwhelmed by the options. To help travelers plan their trip, Tibet Ctrip Travel Service-TCTS has made several maps available for public view. By visiting TCTS’s website, anybody can see maps of Tibetan cities, popular trekking routes, and more. Using a map is a great way to identify interesting destinations; now travelers can get a bird’s eye view of what Tibet has to offer.
Tibet is located in the southwest corner of China, and sits north of India and Nepal. For this reason, some consider it to be a part of North East Asia while many others feel it is decidedly a part of Central Asia. Covering 1.2 million square kilometers, Tibet is a gigantic land. Not only is it huge but it is also the highest altitude region on Earth, providing for many fantastic tours of Tibet. Home to the world-famous Himalayas and source of important rivers, Tibet features some of the world’s tallest mountains including Mt. Everest, which it shares with Nepal. The Himalayas lie in southern Tibet, separating it from Nepal Bhutan and India, while the Kunlun range in northwestern Tibet separates it from East Tajikistan.
Maps of Tibet available through TCTS gives travelers a look at a wide variety of locations. Several maps provide an overview of Tibet as a whole, while others focus in on certain areas. The map of Central Tibet, home to many popular cultural and historical sites, is very useful for travelers planning overland culture tours. Tibetan cities like Lhasa offer many great opportunities for a walking tour; TCTS provides several tourist maps of Lhasa allowing tourists to hit the ground running when they arrive. Maps of trekking routes are great for those looking to familiarize themselves with the distance they will be covering and what altitude they will be ascending to. For those in the initial stages planning their tour, looking at all these maps can be a great starting point.
While planning a tour, referring to a Tibet travel map can be a great way to understand exactly where travelers will be going. It also provides a great reference when reading about destinations or talking with a tour advisor. For those overwhelmed by the options or just starting their tour planning, looking at a map is a great way to brainstorm ideas for customizing a tour. By making maps freely available, TCTS hope to help visitors maximize the value of their Tibet travel experience. Adequate preparation is key to getting the most out of time in Tibet; maps are an excellent resource for preparation. TCTS welcomes any and all questions travelers may have. With summer in Tibet right around the corner, travelers are advised to plan ahead and make their reservation soon.
Devin Moore provided this news release above on behalf of local Tibet tour operator and agency TCTS (http://www.tibetctrip.com). Devin is a travel writer and independent economic analyst based in Springfield, Missouri USA. His economic research is currently focused on airfare pricing. Devin Moore works to spread awareness of Tibet and its people through publishing Tibet travel information.