Located on the south bank of the middle reaches of the Yarlung Zangbo River, Lhokha region is known as the cradle of Tibetan Civilization. It also has become the ruling center twice in the history of Tibet. The famous Tubo Regime (a historical period in the history of Tibet) was derived from Lhokha's agricultural civilization.
Lhokha region has a combination of natural and cultural scenery. Here, you can find different types of scenes, snow-capped mountains and glaciers, farmland and pastures, sacred mountains and sacred lakes, historical relics and simple folklore. All of which have formed a mysterious and wonderful picture. Famous attractions in this area are including the first monastery in Tibet - Samye Monastery, the first palace in Tibet - Yungbulakhang, one of the three holy lakes in Tibet—Yamdrok Lake and much more. You will not want to miss those beautiful attractions when you travel to Tibet.
Recommended Tour Itineraries in Lhoka Prefecture