tourist attractions in tibet 2017-03-29T14:55:14+00:00

Tourist attractions in Tibet

  • skaya Lhoma from Jhangmaskaya Lhoma from Jhangma

    Sakya monastery

    Sakya monastery is located at the northern hill of Sakya county in Shigatse prefecture of Tibet autonomous region of China. In year 1023 of Tibetan water ox year, Khon Kunchock Gyalpo, a well learn Buddhist scholar of Nyimapa sect found this location a very auspicious [...]

  • view of tsedang from Yumbu Lhakang

    Tsedang རྩེ་ཐང།

    TseDang is know as the ancient capital of Tibet. It is a home of Tibetan civilization. It has been the capital of till the rule of Songtsen Gampo, how later moved his capital to Lhasa after the building Pabongkha in Lhasa. Tsedang is situated in [...]

  • Mount Kailash གངས་རིན་པོ་ཆེ་།

    Mount Kailash is a peak in the Gangdise mountains, a part of western Himalaya in Tibet. It lies near the source of some of the longest rivers in Asia: The Brahmaputra river which flows in Northeastern India and then to Bangladesh, the Indus river, the [...]

  • Everest base camp is open from 1st july 2015

    Everest base camp ཇོ་མོ་གླང་མའི་གཤམ་འོག་།

    Everest Base camp in this website refers to the tourist base camp at the foot of Everest in Tibet. It has become a very popular tourist destination in Tibet for both trekkers and the travelers. As being a guide, I have visited the Everest Base [...]

  • yamdrok lake and a tourist

    Yamdrok Lake ཡར་འབྲོག་གཡུ་མཚོ་།

    Yamdrok Lake is one of the four holly lakes in Tibet, beside Lhamo Lha Tso, Namtso, Manasarovar. These are considered as the Great Wrathful Lakes” guarded by the goddess Dorje Gegkyi Tso. Yamdrok consider very holy and every human being in southern and central Tibet [...]

  • monk and child at Gyantse kumbum

    Gyantse རྒྱལ་རྩེ་།

    Gyantse is located at 3977 meters above sea level and 254 kms south west of lhasa. the town is located between Carola glacier and Shigatse town. It is consider the third largest town in Tibet after Shigatse and Lhasa. The town in strategically located at [...]

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    Tashi Lhunpo Monastery བཀྲ་ཤིས་ལྷུན་པོ་།

    Tashi Lhunpo monastery is one of the four main monasteries of Gelugpa Monastery in central Tibet, other include Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery, and Gaden Monastery. The first Dalia Lama Gendun Dup founded the monastery in the year 1447. The full name of the Monastery is [...]

  • Pabonka hermitage ཕ་བོང་ཁ།

    Pabonka hermitage is located about eight kilometers north from old Lhasa city. The main original structure of the Pabonka fort was built on a huge stone which looks like a turtle. The design of the structure was curvy wall southern wall and square northern wall. [...]

  • Muru Nyingpa རྨེ་རུ་སྙིང་པ་

    Muru Nyingpa is one of the popular monasteries in Lhasa, it is located on the east of Jokhang at is back. The main entrance of the monastery is the north street of Barkhor. It's said that the first house in the current courtyard was built [...]

  • Chokpori

    Chokpori ལྕགས་པོ་རི།།

    Chokpori is the hill on the right-hand side of Potala palace and straight in front of the Jokhang Temple. The name Chokpori means the Iron hill. Chokpori hill is the soul hill of Vajrapa? The hill looks like a tiger jumping up to the sky [...]

  • nyethang drolma Lhakhang

    Nyethang Dolma Lhakhang སྙེ་ཐང་སྒྲོལ་མ་ལྷ་ཁང་།

    Nyethang Dolma Lhakhang temple is located in Nyethang county, eight kilometers south-west of Lhasa, on the old route for Lhasa airport. this is the must stop for the believer of the Tibetan school of Buddhism who are the direct lineage of Atisha or Kadampa sect. [...]

  • gathering during the cham dance in tsurphu monastery

    Tsurphu Monastery མཚུར་ཕུ་དགོན་པ་།

    Tsurphu Monastery is the principal monastery of the Karma Kaygu lineage of Kagyu sect of Tibetan Buddhism. Tsurphu monastery is located in Tholung Dechen Zong. The monastery can be reach by taking a detour on the way to Namtso or travelers can have one day for [...]

  • yangpachen monastery

    Yangpachen monastery ཡངས་པ་ཅན་དགོན་པ་།

    Yangpachen monastery is locate at 85 kms north from Lhasa, near very popular Yangpachen Hot spring. History of Yangpachen monastery The monastery was found by the forth Shamarpa in years 1404 AD. The Sharmapa lived at the place from 1435 AD to 1524 AD for [...]

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    Reting Monastery རྭ་སྒྲེང་དགོན་པ་།

    Reting monastery is located in Lhünzhub County of Lhasa prefecture in Tibet. the monastery is located 65 Kms northeast from Lhasa. The monastery is of very important in many Tibetan Buddhist sects. History of Reting monastery The R monastery was found by the prime disciple of [...]

  • Drigung Monastery འབྲི་གུང་མཐིལ་།

    Drigung monastery or Drigung Til WoeMin JanchupLing, is also known as Drigung Til Monastery in short form. The monastery is located 150Kms east of Lhasa, at Mempa county, of Medrol Gonngar Distict in Lhasa prefecture. This is the principal monastery of the Drigung Kargyu, A [...]

  • Namtso Lake

    Namtso Lake གནམ་མཚོ་།

    Namtso lake is also known as Namtso Chuk-mo. It is one of the most popular tourist destination in Tibet among both domestic and international travelers. The lake is one of the four biggest lake in Tibetan plateau, highest largest in Tibet. Namtso lake is a [...]

  • ramoche temple

    Ramoche Temple ར་མོ་ཆེ་དགོན་པ་

    Ramoche Temple is the second most important Buddhist temple in Tibet. Its build around the same time as of the Jokhang Temple Lhasa Tibet, there for it is known as the sister temple of Jokhang Temple. The temple is located north of Jokhang and east [...]

  • Drak Yerpa

    Drak Yerpa བྲག་ཡེར་པ།།

    Drak Yerpa is one of the holiest retreats cave in U. This is the must go for the believers and those who are interest in Tibetan Buddhism. Many prominent figure of Tibetan history and famous preachers has meditated here, from Songtsen Gampo to Guru Padmasambhava [...]

  • Ganden

    Ganden Monastery དགའ་ལྡན་དགོན་པ།།

    Ganden monastery mean joyous in Tibetan. The full name of the Ganden Monastery is Ganden Namgyal Ling(Joyous Victorious Temple). Its a Tibetan name of Tushita, the realm of future Buddha and Bodhisattva Maitreya. History of Ganden Monastery Ganden Monastery is the principal monastery for the [...]

  • Main Assamble hall of Nechung Monastery

    Nechung Monastery གནས་ཆུང་དགོན་པ།།

    Nechung Monastery is located on the slope below the Drepung Monastery. As you enter the check post at the main gate Nechung Monastery is located on the left-hand side on your way up. Only the red building is visible from the main road. Nechung Monastery [...]

  • Drepung Monastery འབྲས་སྤུངས་དགོན་པ།།

    Drepung Monastery, the largest monastery in the world in earlier 20th century, It has so much spiritual and political power that influence the decision of the Local government of Tibet before peaceful liberation. At its peak, when some one visit the monastery during it prayer [...]

  • sera Thangkha display during the annual yogurt  festival

    སེ་ར་དགོན་པ།། Sera Monastery

    Sera Monastery is one of three biggest monastery near Lhasa, it is located 2.01 km north of old Lhasa city. It is build under the famous meditating cave of TsongKhapa. who order his student Sakya Yeshi to built the monastery at the spot where he [...]

  • barkhor

    Barkhor street བར་སྐོར།།

    BARKHOR means the middle path of Kora, Lhasa city has three path of circumambulation, and it is the middle one. Barkhor circumambulation path offers visitors a closest impression of tangibility of being in Tibet. Thousands of pilgrims are making circumambulation, where we can see some monk prostrating [...]

  • takten mingyur palace in Norbulingkha

    Norbulingka ནོར་བུ་གླིང་ཀ།།

    Norbulingka Palace is the summer palace for the successive Dalai Lamas. It is a popular place for Locals for a picnic and the very popular tourist destination. The palace is under the protection of UNESCO under the extension of Potala palace. during you visit Norbulingka [...]

  • Jokhang Temple

    Jokhang Temple ཇོ་ཁང།

    Jokhang Temple in Tibet is known as the Tsuk-Lakhang in Tibetan, which means the central cathedral. This is the most important and most scared temple in Tibet, To Tibetan the temple is known as the central and heart of Tibetan Buddhism. The Temple is build in seventh [...]

  • potala palace

    Potala Palace པོ་ཏ་ལ།།

    Potala palace will be the first thing that will make an assurance that you are in Tibet if you are starting your Tibet tour from Lhasa. In stood towering above the old Lhasa area, which is also known as Tibetan quarter to many returning visitors. We [...]

Attractions on Lhasa Prefecture

Pabonka hermitage ཕ་བོང་ཁ།

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Pabonka hermitage is located about eight kilometers north from old Lhasa city. The main original structure of the Pabonka fort [...]

Muru Nyingpa རྨེ་རུ་སྙིང་པ་

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Muru Nyingpa is one of the popular monasteries in Lhasa, it is located on the east of Jokhang at is [...]

  • Chokpori

Chokpori ལྕགས་པོ་རི།།

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Chokpori is the hill on the right-hand side of Potala palace and straight in front of the Jokhang Temple. The [...]

  • nyethang drolma Lhakhang

Nyethang Dolma Lhakhang སྙེ་ཐང་སྒྲོལ་མ་ལྷ་ཁང་།

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Nyethang Dolma Lhakhang temple is located in Nyethang county, eight kilometers south-west of Lhasa, on the old route for Lhasa [...]

  • gathering during the cham dance in tsurphu monastery

Tsurphu Monastery མཚུར་ཕུ་དགོན་པ་།

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Tsurphu Monastery is the principal monastery of the Karma Kaygu lineage of Kagyu sect of Tibetan Buddhism. Tsurphu monastery is located [...]

  • yangpachen monastery

Yangpachen monastery ཡངས་པ་ཅན་དགོན་པ་།

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Yangpachen monastery is locate at 85 kms north from Lhasa, near very popular Yangpachen Hot spring. History of Yangpachen monastery [...]

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Reting Monastery རྭ་སྒྲེང་དགོན་པ་།

April 10th, 2015|0 Comments

Reting monastery is located in Lhünzhub County of Lhasa prefecture in Tibet. the monastery is located 65 Kms northeast from [...]

Drigung Monastery འབྲི་གུང་མཐིལ་།

April 10th, 2015|0 Comments

Drigung monastery or Drigung Til WoeMin JanchupLing, is also known as Drigung Til Monastery in short form. The monastery is [...]

  • Namtso Lake

Namtso Lake གནམ་མཚོ་།

April 10th, 2015|0 Comments

Namtso lake is also known as Namtso Chuk-mo. It is one of the most popular tourist destination in Tibet among [...]

  • ramoche temple

Ramoche Temple ར་མོ་ཆེ་དགོན་པ་

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Ramoche Temple is the second most important Buddhist temple in Tibet. Its build around the same time as of the [...]

  • Drak Yerpa

Drak Yerpa བྲག་ཡེར་པ།།

April 10th, 2015|0 Comments

Drak Yerpa is one of the holiest retreats cave in U. This is the must go for the believers and [...]

  • Ganden

Ganden Monastery དགའ་ལྡན་དགོན་པ།།

April 10th, 2015|0 Comments

Ganden monastery mean joyous in Tibetan. The full name of the Ganden Monastery is Ganden Namgyal Ling(Joyous Victorious Temple). Its [...]

  • Main Assamble hall of Nechung Monastery

Nechung Monastery གནས་ཆུང་དགོན་པ།།

April 10th, 2015|0 Comments

Nechung Monastery is located on the slope below the Drepung Monastery. As you enter the check post at the main [...]

Drepung Monastery འབྲས་སྤུངས་དགོན་པ།།

April 10th, 2015|0 Comments

Drepung Monastery, the largest monastery in the world in earlier 20th century, It has so much spiritual and political power [...]

  • sera Thangkha display during the annual yogurt  festival

སེ་ར་དགོན་པ།། Sera Monastery

April 10th, 2015|0 Comments

Sera Monastery is one of three biggest monastery near Lhasa, it is located 2.01 km north of old Lhasa city. [...]

  • barkhor

Barkhor street བར་སྐོར།།

April 10th, 2015|0 Comments

BARKHOR means the middle path of Kora, Lhasa city has three path of circumambulation, and it is the middle one. Barkhor circumambulation [...]

  • takten mingyur palace in Norbulingkha

Norbulingka ནོར་བུ་གླིང་ཀ།།

April 10th, 2015|0 Comments

Norbulingka Palace is the summer palace for the successive Dalai Lamas. It is a popular place for Locals for a [...]

  • Jokhang Temple

Jokhang Temple ཇོ་ཁང།

April 10th, 2015|0 Comments

Jokhang Temple in Tibet is known as the Tsuk-Lakhang in Tibetan, which means the central cathedral. This is the most important [...]

  • potala palace

Potala Palace པོ་ཏ་ལ།།

April 10th, 2015|0 Comments

Potala palace will be the first thing that will make an assurance that you are in Tibet if you are starting [...]

Attractions on ShigatsePrefecture

  • skaya Lhoma from Jhangmaskaya Lhoma from Jhangma

Sakya monastery

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Sakya monastery is located at the northern hill of Sakya county in Shigatse prefecture of Tibet autonomous region of China. [...]

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Everest base camp ཇོ་མོ་གླང་མའི་གཤམ་འོག་།

April 10th, 2015|0 Comments

Everest Base camp in this website refers to the tourist base camp at the foot of Everest in Tibet. It [...]

  • monk and child at Gyantse kumbum

Gyantse རྒྱལ་རྩེ་།

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Gyantse is located at 3977 meters above sea level and 254 kms south west of lhasa. the town is located [...]

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Tashi Lhunpo Monastery བཀྲ་ཤིས་ལྷུན་པོ་།

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Tashi Lhunpo monastery is one of the four main monasteries of Gelugpa Monastery in central Tibet, other include Drepung Monastery, [...]

Attractions on Shanan (Lhokha) Prefecture

  • view of tsedang from Yumbu Lhakang

Tsedang རྩེ་ཐང།

April 10th, 2015|0 Comments

TseDang is know as the ancient capital of Tibet. It is a home of Tibetan civilization. It has been the capital of till the rule of Songtsen Gampo, how later moved his capital to Lhasa [...]

  • yamdrok lake and a tourist

Yamdrok Lake ཡར་འབྲོག་གཡུ་མཚོ་།

April 10th, 2015|0 Comments

Yamdrok Lake is one of the four holly lakes in Tibet, beside Lhamo Lha Tso, Namtso, Manasarovar. These are considered as the Great Wrathful Lakes” guarded by the goddess Dorje Gegkyi Tso. Yamdrok consider very [...]

Attractions on Ali (Ngari) Prefecture

Mount Kailash གངས་རིན་པོ་ཆེ་།

April 10th, 2015|0 Comments

Mount Kailash is a peak in the Gangdise mountains, a part of western Himalaya in Tibet. It lies near the [...]

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