Travel Guide Books for Tibet

General Books of Tibet

Tibetan Folk Tales
Tibet Travel Guide
Lonely Planet
Detailed maps and expanded trekking info. Includes Tibetan and Chinese characters for easy communication. Preface written by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
TIbet Guide Book
Tibet Guide Book

Footprint BooksComprehensive and authoritative culture and history sections. This is the ultimate guidebook for those wishing to do more than merely scratch the surface of the highest region on earth.
Trekking in Tibet
Trekking in Tibet

Gary McCue
A well informed guide to Tibet, featuring pre-trip planning, discussions of the most scenic routes, and an overview of Tibetan culture and history.
Bradt Guide Tibet
Bradt Guide Tibet

Michael Buckley
A practical, detailed overview of Tibetan history, culture, attractions and natural life. Includes color photographs, local maps and excellent travel information.
Tibet Map
Tibet Map

MapLink
A detailed traveler’s map of Tibet and surrounding regions at a scale of 1:2,000,000, including Kashgar, Delhi, Katmandu, Thimphu and portions of the Xinjiang. With an index on the reverse.
Learning Practical Tibetan
Learning Practical Tibetan

Andrew Bloomfield
A slim guide designed with the traveler in mind. With sections on Tibetan numbers, festivals, and religious terms.
Art of Tibet
Art of Tibet
Robert Fisher
A concise survey of the culture and religion of Tibet as expressed through its art. With 200 illustrations of monasteries, painting and sculpture.
Sacred Tibet
Sacred Tibet

Philip Rawson
A concise, illustrated survey of the Buddhist art of Tibet in its religious, social and cultural context.
A Plant Hunter in Tibet
A Plant Hunter in Tibet

Frank Kingdon-Ward
Long out of print, this facsimile edition of Kingdon-Ward’s lively 1934 account of the people, culture, landscapes and adventures in Southeast Tibet.
Magic and Mystery in Tibet
Magic and Mystery in Tibet

Alexandra David-Neel
An unabridged reprint of David-Neel’s influential 1932 account of pioneering travels in Tibet. With 32 photographs by the author. David-Neel was the first western woman to see Lhasa.
My Journey to Lhasa
My Journey to Lhasa
Alexandra David-Neel
A reprint of the 1927 classic by the indomitable Buddhist scholar Alexandra David-Neel, with a new preface by the Dalai Lama. Tibet was still closed to the West in 1923.
The Last Panda
The Last Panda

George Schaller
The great naturalist George Schaller spent almost 5 years in the wild in Sichuan province studying the panda in the 1980s.
The Way of the White Clouds
The Way of
the White Clouds

Lama Anagarika Govinda
A classic memoir by the remarkable German-born traveler, monk and interpreter of Tibetan Buddhism.
Tibet, Through the Red Box
Tibet,
Through the Red Box

Peter Sis
A visually stunning, emotionally charged and culturally astute tale. The red box contains a diary kept by the author’s father during his travels in Tibet in the 1950s.
My Life as an Explorer
My Life as an Explorer

Sven Hedin
A bestseller in the 1920s, this classic memoir by the great Swedish adventurer is an amazing account of hardship, adventure and exploration over three decades through the lands of the Silk Road.
Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism
Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism
John Powers
A comprehensive study of the history and philosophy behind Tibetan Buddhism, suitable for the general reader.
China's Great Train
China’s Great Train, Beijing’s Drive West and the Campaign to Remake Tibet

Abrahm Lustgarten
Lustgarten’s vivid account of the planning, construction, symbolism and impact of China’s long dreamt of railway into Tibet, completed in 2006.
Seven Years in Tibet
Seven Years in Tibet

Heinrich Harrer
First published in 1953, this is the riveting account of a young Austrian adventurer and mountaineer who became tutor to the Dalai Lama.
The Dragon in the Land of Snows
The Dragon in the Land of Snows: A History of Modern Tibet Since 1947
Tsering Shakya
A comprehensive account of the history and political development of Tibet since 1947.
Tibet, An Enduring Civilization
Tibet, An Enduring Civilization

Francoise Pommaret
This pocket-size encyclopedia, packed with hundreds of full-color illustrations and photos, highlights the culture and history of Tibet.
Tibetan Folk Tales
Tibetan Folk Tales

Fredrick Hyde-Chambers
A collection of two dozen folk tales and legends, handed down by generations of Tibetan storytellers.
Wildlife of the Tibetan Steppe
Wildlife of
the Tibetan Steppe

George Schaller
Ecology and conservation in the highlands of Tibet, China and Mongolia. His focus is on the Tibetan gazelle, chiru, blue sheep and other little-known ungulates.

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