''Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other'. New York Times The ultimate, most comprehensive guide to travelling in Tibet includes up-to-date reviews of the best places to stay, eat, sights, cultural information, maps, transport tips and a few best kept secrets - all the essentials to get to the heart of Tibet. This guide is the result of over 3 months of research by 4 dedicated authors and local experts who immersed themselves in Tibet, finding unique experiences, and sharing practical and honest advice, so you come away informed and amazed. Inside Lonely Planet Tibet: * Preface by His Holiness the Dalai Lama * Full color styling and images * Over 50 clear, easy-to-read color maps - retooled for use with the iPad * A brilliant new page layout for fast and hassle-free reading while on the go * Itineraries organized by region or length of trip * Up-to-date recommended points-of-interest - covering eating, sleeping, going out, shopping, activities and attractions * In-depth features to uncover the world's iconic sights * Our latest trip planning tools to help you get around smoothly * Additional sections including Top Experiences, History, Religion, Trekking, Food, and an A-Z survival guide. Written and researched by Bradley Mayhew, Michael Kohn, Daniel McCrohan and John Vincent Bellezza'