The four natural reserves are East Dongting Lake in Hunan province, Jinfo Mountain in Chongqing municipality, Baima Snow Mountain in Yunnan province, and Mount Qomolangma
, also known as Everest, in Tibet autonomous region.
Signature tourist destinations include the world's highest peak Mount Qomolangma
, the sacred lake Nam Co and Tibetan Buddhism heritage sites such as Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Zhaxi Lhunbo Monastery.
The torch arrived at the Tibetan base camp of Everest, also know as Mount Qomolangma
, yesterday afternoon.
* Mount Qomolangma
(also known as Mount Everest), the highest point in the world, is located between China and Nepal.
CHINA yesterday demanded that the name of the world's highest mountain be changed from Everest to Mount Qomolangma