Tibet was home to part of the Himalayas.
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The Second Doctor had previously visited Tibet in 1935 with Jamie McCrimmon and Victoria Waterfield, encountering the Great Intelligence for the first time. He also met a group of monks at the Det-Sen Monastery whom he helped to fight the Yeti of the Himalayas. (TV: The Abominable Snowmen)
K'anpo Rimpoche lived in Tibet for a time, learning the customs, the Tibetan language, and religion of that people. The Third Doctor also proved to be familiar with Tibetan customs. (TV: Planet of the Spiders)