Lodge in Tibet
Hotels in Lhasa
Four Points Sheraton Hotel ★★★★
Four Points by Sheraton Lhasa is newly opened in 2007, under the management of Star wood Hotels & Resorts. This hotel is on the Lhasa River and faces Jiangsu Avenue, which only takes 10 minutes walk from the Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street, and only 8 minutes drive from the Potala Palace. The hotel consists 102 guest rooms, including three suites, are warm and inviting with a co ntemporary design. Each room contains one 32-inch Flat Screen LCD TV with cable and satellite stations, free High Speed Internet Access, and air condition. The humidifiers and oxygen facilities are also provided to meet the needs of guests. The restaurant serves a variety of Western cuisine, drinks and alcohols.
Add: No.10 Bo Linka Road, Lhasa.
Lhasa Hotel is located in the center of this Holy-Land which is 3600m above the sea-level. Itis only ten minutes driving from the landmark-the magnificent Potala Palace. Just next door to the hotel is Norbulingka-the Summer Palace for Dalai Lama.The airport is 90km away from the city, a spectacular drive across breathtaking scenery. Lhasa Hotel has 468 comfortable rooms and suites, all with private bathrooms, color TV, in-house movies.
Add: 1 Minzu Rd, Lhasa.
Tel: (0891) 6832221
Fax: (0891) 6835796
Yak Hotel is a well-known Tibetan-owned hotel with a great location, which is only 5 minutes walking from Jokhang Temple, Ramoche Temple and Barkhor Street. The hotel is built in traditional Tibetan style around a central courtyard, opened in 1986, served to thousands of guests every year.It has 62 rooms and 185 beds, with hot water available 24-hour every day.
Add: No.100 Beijing East Road, Lhasa.
New Mandala Hotel
New Mandala Hotel, one of the economic 3 star hotels in Lhasa, located right next to Jokhang Monastery.
Average local 3 star hotel Tibetan owned and in Tibetan style. Used by many Western tour groups.
The hotel lobby, suite rooms, business center, standard rooms, single rooms and triple rooms, totaled 79 guest rooms, mainly with classical Tibetan decoration style, clean, comfortable and well appointed. At the hotel restaurant, guests can try Tibetan, Chinese cuisines, as well as the western food. The 250 square meters banquet hall can hold conference and accommodate up to 200 persons.The staff is well trained and do everything possible to make you feel at home. Here, the good facilities and high standard of service will help make your stay pleasant and comfortable.
It takes about 10 minutes to walk to the Jokhang Temple, and 15 minutes to Potala Palace. Close to the muslim quarter of the old town. Useful local shops, post office etc although no good restaurants close.
Add: No.31,Jiangsu road, Lhasa
Hotels in Shigatse
The Shigatse Hotel is located in the center of the Shigatse city, which is the seat of successive Panchen Lamas. Its convenient location provides easy access to tourist attractions like the Summer Palace and the Tashilunpo Monastery. The structure was in typical Tibetan style with modern equipment in guest rooms. The 123 guestrooms at the hotel are medium size and are well decorated with latest amenities. The ballroom style restaurants at the hotel provide authentic local-style food.
Add: No.13 Jiefang Middle Road, Shigatse.
Manasarovar Hotel in Shigatse was built in 2001, in Tibetan style. The hotel is located in the city center of Shigatse, a convenient location to the ancient local Tibetan village with its trade market and the Tashilumpo Monastery. All rooms have air-conditioning, TV and telephone. Hotel restaurant provides various of Western, Asian and local cuisine.
Add: No.20 Qingdao East Road, Shigatse.
Hotels in Gyantse
Built in 1988, Gyangtse Hotel is located in the ancient Gyangtse town, with unique Tibetan traditional style and quality service. As the top choice in this small county, Gyangtse Hotel has 120 rooms of standard, deluxe and single, in both western and Tibetan style: Sometimes it gives local dance and singing performance. The shopping center there is full of traditional arts and crafts.
Add: No.2 Shanghai East Road, Gyangtse.
Hotels in Tsedang
Tsedang is the capital town of Shannan area as well as a major tourist destination in Tibet with its mild climate, rich natural resources and the birthplace of Tibetans. Tsedang Hotel is the largest hotel located in this area. Tsedang Hotel has 118 rooms of variety including president suites, standard rooms and economic rooms. All rooms are equipped with private bathrooms,central air conditioner, IDD&DDD, TV etc.. Dishes served here are mainly in Canton flavor, featuring Tibetan snacks.
Add: No. 19 Naidong Road, Tsedang.
Yulong Holiday Inn
Yulong Holiday Hotel was built in 2005.It is located in the center of Yalong, which is the famous touristic place, Tsedang town. Only 97km far from the airport, 170km from Lhasa, and the elevation is 3500m.There are totally over 90 rooms including luxury suite, single and double rooms. All are equipped with private bathroom, TV, IDD calls, and mini bar.
Add: No. 16 Naidong Road, Tsedang.
Hotels in Tingri & EBC
Tingri Everest Hotel
Tingri Everest Hotel is 100km from the base camp of the world famous Quomolangma Peak. The hotel has 180 beds, divided into standard room, Tibetan standard room, top-grade economic room and ordinary economic room. Moreover, Responding to the remoteness and high elevation of the area, the hotel also provide with necessities of traffic, communication and medical treatment for emergency caused by high altitude sickness and anoxia.
Add: Baiba town, Tingri.
Rongbuk Monastery Guesthouse, is the highest guesthouse in the world. It is only 8km away to the E.B.C, and is considered a good point to view sunrise of the Everest. The Rongbuk Guesthouse is very simple, no shower, no heat. Each room can accommodate 4-5 people. There’s also a small restaurant serving up pancakes, eggs, meat, noodle and rice dishes.
Add: Everest Base Camp, Tingri.
Tel: not available
Fax: not available
Tibetan Festival Calendar 2020
There are many different festivals in Tibet, such as Tibetan New Year, Saga Dawa Festival, and Shoton Festival, etc. In the article, you will find the list of the major festivals in Tibet as well as the corresponding calendars.
This page tells about some typical Tibetan art and culture.
Food & Drink
Tibetan cuisine plays an important role in Tibetan culture. This page will tell you more about Tibetan Food and Drink, such as Tibetan Tsampa, Tibetan Sausage, Tibetan Yoghurt, Yak Butter Tea, etc.
Train to Tibet
Now tourists can go to Tibet by train via the Qinghai-Tibet railway, from Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Xining and Xi'an. Travelling to Tibet by train can be a wonderful experience of riding the world's highest altitude railway.
Festivals in Tibet
This page introduces some most important Tibetan festivals such as Tibetan New Year, Butter Lamp, Saga Dawa, Shoton festivals and celebration date contrast.
Geography and History
This page tells about Tibet's peculiar geological features, magnificent natural scenery, splendid ethnic culture and characteristic local customs and practices.
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