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Mapping the Tibetan World
TAR, Western China, Northern India, Bhutan, and Nepal
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It is easy to see why this book has consistently been top-ranked on the Amazon website. It is a comprehensive, detailed and enjoyable read, providing any and all information a traveler to the region would need.



'Mapping the Tibetan World' is a very ambitious project, and one that succeeds brilliantly.....If you want to explore the Tibetan sphere of influence, this is the book.

Michael Buckley, travel writer


This wonderful guidebook which contains almost 300 detailed maps is the Bible for Tibetan freaks.

Tibet Aid, Japan


A little gem of a guide, this book gives excellent synopses that help one prepare for a trip to the Himalayan region...



It will become the 'Bible' for independent travel in the region. Laminate your copy against the rigours of the Tibetan road now!



This is a highly comprehensive publication with all the latest information, covering even the remotest areas with helpful costings to facilitate a reasonably accurate budget.

Tibet Society


Pages are filled with practical tourist information, basic tours, very detailed instructions (e.g., the building in front of which the bus leaves), and plentiful photos.

Library Journal


A genuinely distinct travel and cultural guide to Tibet, Bhutan, and the Tibetan areas in Nepal, Western China, and Northern India. Presents updated travel information on both cities and remote areas, supplemented by extensive and valuable religious, cultural, and historical explanations, illustrations, b&w photos, language sections, and festival dates. Includes a unique collection of some 280 highly detailed maps covering the entire region.

Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)


"This guidebook is a perfect travel companion for anyone journeying in the Tibetosphere."

Nepali Times


Tibet-bound travelers will find no better guide than Mapping the Tibetan World. Published in Japan, this English-language guidebook is both a solid travel guidebook and introduction to the Tibetan culture. Packed with useful maps and aimed specifically to the budget traveler, this is a must-have if you're seeing Tibet.

Big World magazine


"Indispensable for the serious traveler who wishes to understand the extent and diversity of the Tibetan World."

Tony Williams, Travel Officer, Australia Tibet Council.