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Basongcuo Lake

Basongcuo Lake

by on September 08, 2017 No Comments

Basongcuo Lake is the holy lake of Ningma School of Tibetan Buddhism. The lake has an altitude of 3538 meters and a depth of 166 meters. In 2017 Basongcuo Lake was selected as the national 5A scenic area.


Sakya Monastery

Sakya Monastery

by on September 01, 2017 No Comments

Sakya Monastery in Shigatse Area of Tibet is a Sakya School (a branch of Tibetan Buddhism) Monastery. It is also the leading monastery of all Sakya School monasteries. “Sakya” is the transliteration of Tibetan language which means “gray-and-white earth”.


Mt. Nanjiabawa

Mt. Nanjiabawa

by on September 01, 2017 No Comments

Mt. Nanjiabawa is the highest mountain in Nyingchi Area of Tibet. The highest peak of the mountain has an altitude of 7782 meters and is listed as the 15th highest mountain in the world. The huge triangle shaped main peak is covered with snow all year round.


Yumbulakang Palace

Yumbulakang Palace

by on August 31, 2017 No Comments

Yumbulakang Palace locates on the Zhaxici Hill which is 11km southeast to Tsedang Town. It is the first palace building in Tibetan history and also one of the earliest architectures in Tibet. The palace is said to be built by Bon religion followers for the First King of Tibet.


Tashilunpo Monastery

Tashilunpo Monastery

by on August 30, 2017 No Comments

Tashilunpo Monastery is the largest monastery in Shgatse Area. It is also one of the Major National Historical and Cultural Sites. It is one of the Top Four Monasteries of Gulug School of Tibetan Buddhism. In August 2017, Tashilunpo Monastery was proved as the national 5A scenic area.


Rongbuk Monastery

Rongbuk Monastery

by on August 30, 2017 No Comments

Rongbuk Monastery locates on a mountain top at foot of Mt. Everest in Shigatse Area. With an altitude of 5100m, Rongbuk Monastery is the highest temple in the world. The monastery is well known among normal tourists because it is the important stop on the way to Mt. Everest.


Lulang Forest

Lulang Forest

by on August 30, 2017 No Comments

Lulang Forest lies on Sichuan-Tibet Highway and is mainly consisted of bushes, spruces, and pine trees. It is the most beautiful scenery in Lulang. In Tibetan language “Lulang” means “Valley of Dragon King” and “Home of Immortals”.


Pelkor Monastery

Pelkor Monastery

by on August 29, 2017 No Comments

Pelkor Monastery is the national cultural relic protection unit. It locates 230km south to Lhasa city and has an altitude of 3900m. According to record, the monastery was established in 1427 in the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644) and the construction project lasted 10 years.


The Everest Base Camp

The Everest Base Camp

by on July 28, 2017 No Comments

The Everest Base Camp (EBC) is a special zone set for protecting the core area of the Everest and also providing the life supply. Chinese EBC locates at the north side of the Everest with 5200m higher than the sea level. There are also EBCs in the territory of Nepal at the south side of the peak.


Samye Temple

Samye Temple

by on July 04, 2017 No Comments

Samye Temple locates in the Chatang County, Lhoka (Shannan) Prefecture, at the north of the Yarlung Zangbo River, about 130km to Lhasa. It was first temple in Tibet for the people to become monks by tonsure, also the first temple had all the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha in the history of Tibetan Bud...


Yamdorktso Lake

Yamdorktso Lake

by on May 31, 2017 No Comments

Yamdorktso Lake is one of the “Three Holy Lakes in Tibet” (Namtso Lake, Manasarovar Lake and Yamdorktso Lake), bearing the Tibetan meaning “the above coral twig”, corresponding with its shape well. It locates at the Nagarzhag County of Lhoka Prefecture, the south side of the Yarlung Zangbo River....


Mt. Everest

Mt. Everest

by on May 31, 2017 No Comments

Mt. Everest stands at the Tingri County of Shigatse Prefecture, on the border line of China and Nepal, shared the South Slope by Nepal and the North Slope with China. With the height of 8848.43m, Mt. Everest occupies the position of the “the main peak of the Himalayas and the highest peak in the ...


Potala Palace

Potala Palace

by on February 08, 2017 1 Comment

Potala is Sanskrit, referring to the residence of the Goddess of Mercy. Potala Palace is the shrine for all pilgrims as a great representation of Tibet. People come here would be feasted from both sense organ and inner soul by its magnificent physical construction and collections as well as its s...


Tibet Museum

Tibet Museum

by on February 08, 2017 No Comments

Tibet Museum,located on the opposite of east Norbulinka Palace, covering 53959m2 in total with gross area of 23508m2 and exhibition area of 10451m2. It is the first museum in Tibet bearing modern functions. Belonging to the the 62 Projects of Aid to Tibet for celebrating the 30th anniversary of T...


Sera Monastery

Sera Monastery

by on February 08, 2017 No Comments

On the list National Relic Protection Units, Sera Monastery is one of Six Great Major Monasteries of Gulug school of Tibetan Buddhism, located at the foot of Serawoza Mountain about 3000m far from the northern suburban of Lhasa. Combined with Drepung Monastery and Ganden Monastery, Sera Monastery...