China will build a tourism complex near Everest
Tourism Complex near Mt. Everest

Good news for anyone who wants to see the amazing Mt. Everest! The Chinese government is planning to build an international tourism complex for mountaineering in Gangkar town. So if you want to have a Tibet tour, or travel to Mt. Everest, it is good for you to see the big move for boosting Tibet’s tourism.


The complex will include hotels, mountaineer museum, climbing shops and restaurants. Therefore, travelers have more options to choose and the entire service quality will raise. Besides mountaineers, skiers, paragliders and tour guides can all enjoy the complex. Moreover, the complex will also house medical services and rescue team. So for mountaineers, they will receive more professional medical service on the way to the peak.


Nyima Tsering, the bureau’s deputy director, said Gangkar town is the ideal place for people seeing the northern slope of Mt. Everest. What’ more, they can also see Lhotse, Makalu and other Snow Mountains. And the construction will begin next year and finish in 2019. The total cost will over $15 million. So from 2019, there will be more mountaineers and climbers daring to challenge Mt. Everest based on the professional back-up service. 


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