Shigatse Attraction

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Zhangmu Port

Chinese name: 樟木口岸 (Zhang Mu Kou An) Location: in Zhangmu Town, at the southern foot of the central section of the Himalayas, on the China-Nepal border, 736km to Lhasa and 120km to Katmandu, the capital of Nepal, Shigatse, Tibet. Opening time: all day long. Ticket: free. Transportation: - A ...

Temples, Monasteries and Mosques

Tashilhunpo Monastery

Chinese name: 扎什伦布寺 (Za Shi Lun Bu Si) Location: at the hillside of Drolmari Mountain (尼色日山), west of Shigatse, Tibet. Opening hours: 09:00-17:00 (The Buddha Hallsare closed between 12:00 and 14:00) Price: CNY55 Recommended time for a visit: about 3 hours How to get there: The way for foreig...

Waters(rivers, lakes, waterfalls)


Yomdrok Lake, less than 100 kilometres away from Lhasa, is reputed as one of the three sacred lakes in tibet, as well as the the largest inland lakes at the north foot of Himalayas. Known as the most beautiful water around the world, Yomdrok Lake looks like a fairy land where plateau lakes, snow mountains, pastures, hot springs, flora and fauna, temple are all available.


Mt. Everest ( Qomolangma )

Chinese name: 珠穆朗玛峰 (Zhu Mu Lang Ma Feng) Location: in the middle section of Himalayas on the China-Nepal border, due south of Tingri County, Shigatse, Tibet. Prices: - CNY180 during high season (Apr-Oct) and CNY90 during low season (Nov-March); - CNY405 for a car with 4 wheels, and CNY605 fo...