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The highlights of Lhoka include Yamdroktso, Yungbulanggang Palace, Samye Monastery, Phuma Yumtso, etc. If you are interested in Tibetan culture, you may also visit Chongye Burial Mounds leftover from the Tubo Dynasty and the ruins of the Lagari Dynasty along the Yalong River Valley. It should be noted that although Yamdroktso belongs to Lhoka, most tourists go to the holy lake through the Lhasa - Gyantse/Shigatse route, or vice versa.

Bathing in the sunshine, Yamdrok lake is displaying its dazzling beauty

Yamdroktso Lake

Yamdroktso Lake

Located in Nagarzê County of Shannan, Yamdrok Lake (羊卓雍措湖) is one of the three sacred lakes in Tibet. It means "jasper lake" and "swan pond" in Tibetan.

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Samye Monastery is a good place for monks to study. If you travel there, you may have a chance to observe the monks‘ study and feel all the ritual and their sincerity.

Samye Monastery

Samye Monastery

Located at the foot of Hapori mountain, Samye Monastery is the place where Buddhism was established, also of major historical and religious importance.

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Yumbu means doe, lagang means holy palace.

Yumbulagang Palace

Yumbulagang Palace

Yumbulagang Palace is considered the oldest palace in Tibet, which is a remarkably impressive sight, with a lovely setting.

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Trandruk Monastery is the first Buddhist hall in Tibetan history.

Trandruk Monastery

Trandruk Monastery

Trandruk Monastery is one of the earliest Buddhist monasteries in Tibet, famous for a Thangka of Chenresig made up of 29,000 pearls.

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Chim-puk Hermitage is located 15 miles northeast of Samye Monastery.

Chim-puk Hermitage

Chim-puk Hermitage

Chim-puk Hermitage is located on the hillside of Narui Mountain, 15 miles northeast of Samye Monastery in Shannan, Tibet. It's a famous meditation place.

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Far view Kula Kangri from Pumo Yumco Lake

Kula Kangri

Kula Kangri

Kula Kangri Snow Mountain is located in Luozha County, Shannan, Tibet. At an altitude of 7538m, it stands on the main ridge in the middle of the Himalayas.

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Only wild flowers and stone lions accompany those Tibetan kings of the past.

Chongye Burial Mounds

Chongye Burial Mounds

Chongye Burial Mounds represent one of the few historical sites that give any evidence of a pre-Buddhist culture in Tibet.

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Lhamo La-tso lake

Lhamo La-tso

Lhamo La-tso

Lhamo La-tso plays an important role in Tibetan Buddhism. It is said that it is the best place for Buddhists to predict the reincarnation of the Living Buddha.

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Phuma Yumtso and Tuiwa Village

Phuma Yumtso

Phuma Yumtso

Phuma Yumtso is located in the Tibet autonomous region, 210 kilometers from Lhasa, at the border of Lhozhag and Nagarze counties in the Shannan region.

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Dratang Monastery

Dratang Monastery

Dratang Monastery

This small Sakyapa monastery of only eight monks is of interest mainly to art specialists for its rare murals, which combine Indian and inner Asian styles.

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Dorje Drak Monastery

Dorje Drak Monastery

Dorje Drak Monastery

Dorje Drak Monastery is located in Shannan. The name of the monastery is derived from the naturally formed vajra pattern on the back mountain,

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This ancient aristocratic manor is protected well by the government.

Namseling Manor

Namseling Manor

Namseling Manor is a well preserved manor which was built in the Ming Dynasty. It is now an important cultural relics site of the Shannan Prefecture.

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Lhasa - Samye to Chimpuk Trek - Lhoka - Lhasa

6

days

$1168

Per Person

Cover the best of Lhasa and Lokha, as well as a spiritual pilgrimage trail from Samye to Chimpuk meditation retreat.

Lhasa- Sexiang- Cuoyu Village- Sexiang- Cuomei County- Lhasa

9

days

$1825

Per Person

It's comparable to EBC in Nepal for appreciating Snow-capped mountains, glaciers, lakes, and alpine rhododendrons in June.

Lhasa-Tsetang-Chökorgye-Lhamo Latso-Lhasa

7

days

$1287

Per Person

See mysterious monasteries, alpine landscapes, and charming villages. The highlight is Lhamo Latso, an oracle lake.

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