Lhoka Travel Guide


Located on the south bank of the middle reaches of the Yarlung Zangbo River, Lhokha(also called as Tsedang / Shannan) 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.

The map of Lhoka in Tibet.

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Lhoka is the birthplace of Tibetan people.
Lhoka Attractions

Lhoka attractions offer natural and cultural sceneries in Lhoka, where is the birthplace of the Tibetan people. Here, we’d like to introduce you the most famous attractions in Lhoka including Samye Monastery, Yamdrok Lake.

The hotels in Tsetang offer a wide range of choice
Lhoka Hotels

Most of Lhoka Hotels gather in Tsetang town because of the travel resource, accommodation in Tsetang is relatively advantageous. The hotels in Tsetang offer a wide range of choice for travelers from starred hotels to simple guesthouses, but there are no 5-star hotels in Lhoka.

Tsedang(also Lhoka/Shannan) is a showcase of some of Tibetan best aspect of both culture and scenery.
Tsedang(also Lhoka/Shannan) Travel Advice

Tsedang is highly regarded as the cradle of Tibetan civilization and is progressively turning into a showcase of some of Tibetan best aspect of both culture and scenery. Here are some tips for you to discover this mysterious and picturesque city.

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