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Half- Day Potala Palace Tour from Lhasa
"Your local guide will meet you in your hotel lobby then take a taxi with you to the Potala Palace.On this half day tour you will spend half day on exploring the highlights of the Tibetan capitol the Potala Palace. The exotic structure stands 13-stories-high and contains more than 1000 rooms. The palace is divided into two sections. The White Palace which was built in the mid-17th century provided living quarters for the fifth through the fourteenth Dalai Lamas. From the White Palace pilgrims climb to the central Red Palace
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Day Tour: Tibet Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple
"Start from Gang-gyan Hotel Lhasa at 9:30am your tour guide will first bring you to Potala Palace winter palace of Dalai lama which was put to use since 7th Century by the 33rd great king of Tibet with most valuable collections of Potala Palace including gilded burial stupas of former Dalai Lamas and meditation Cave of the 33rd great king of Tibet. You will spend your morning e you will head to Jokhang Temple which was also founded by the 33rd great king of Tibet in the 7th century to promote Buddhism. Inside the temple you will see the statue of young Buddha Sakyamuni at the age of twelve probably the most venerated object in Tibetan Buddhism. Around the temple
From $200.00
 
Day Tour: Tibet Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple
"Start from Gang-gyan Hotel Lhasa at 9:30am your tour guide will first bring you to Potala Palace winter palace of Dalai lama which was put to use since 7th Century by the 33rd great king of Tibet with most valuable collections of Potala Palace including gilded burial stupas of former Dalai Lamas and meditation Cave of the 33rd great king of Tibet. You will spend your morning e you will head to Jokhang Temple which was also founded by the 33rd great king of Tibet in the 7th century to promote Buddhism. Inside the temple you will see the statue of young Buddha Sakyamuni at the age of twelve probably the most venerated object in Tibetan Buddhism. Around the temple
From $200.00

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Bread Talk

I have a weakness for chocolate. I'm always on the lookout for a good bakery for desserts. Lhasa has some good bakery's specializing in Tibetan and Chinese pastry. Not known for their chocolate items....
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Restaurant of Zhuang Yuan

Walking down the street through the market area, this man kept following us saying he owned the best restaurant in Gyantse and we should come for dinner. Being our first and only night in town we...
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Tashi Restaurant

Tashi Restaurant is where I had breakfast, which was included with my stay at the hotel in Tingri. I'm not sure if this restaurant is part of the hotel or if they have something worked out work them....
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Yarlung Kitchen

My guide recommended this place. He said he eats here every time he visits Tsedang. It was a good choice. Although I had my doubts because the place is in serious need of some sprucing up with a fresh...
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House of Shambhala

This restaurant is part of the House of Shambhala hotel. It is on the roof top with indoor and outdoor seating. This is a great place to hang out and relax. It is one of the more beautifully decorated...
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Restaurant Hotels

I stopped in every restaurant in Tingri before selecting this one. The only reason I chose this restaurant was because the owner/chef was not smoking. Seemed to be less flies than the other places....
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Dunya

The Dunya restaurant is a great overall experience. From the decor to food and service, Dunya can't be beat. The staff from all my experiences only speak English and Tibetan. All the service staff are...
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Ganglamedo

The restaurant is across the street and a few doors down from the Yak Hotel. I've eaten dinner here before and it was very good. This trip I stopped in for lunch. I had the vegetable pizza. It was...
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New Mandala Restaurant

Stopped here for lunch one day. It is located right on Barkhor Square. The restaurant occupies the second floor and has roof top tables. I sat on the roof for pretty good views of Barkhor Square. The...
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Snowland Restaurant

The Snowland has change location just slightly, next door and upstairs. Beyond that they also redecorated and installed a fountain on the stairs going up. They always had great food. Now the decor...
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The Snowland Restaurant

There are several backapacker cafes and restaurants dotted around Barkor Street so you wont get hungry. They all have english menus along with Chinese ones and other popular foreign languages. I...
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Apr 04, 2011

On our way to and back from Everest base camp

The further we went from Lhasa, the cheaper the food was getting..so was the taste and the certainty of what we were actually eating:) we stopped to many Tibetan houses on the road and just had some...
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Jul 29, 2007

Some restaurants next to Tashilunpo monastery

We had a light snack in one of them (picture attached) which was reasonably good. The other one we had some dinner - a yak burger and fries that failed to taste the right way..The funniest thing was...
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Oana_bic
Jul 29, 2007

Tibetan evening

This was the treat of our Chinese agency and we shared the table with the two Chinese guys from the agency. It was a bit of a weird experience as I was so excited about finally arriving in Tibet that...
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Oana_bic
Jul 29, 2007

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Sera Monastery

Drepung is a very large monastery located in the western part of Lhasa. It is bigger than Sera but does not have the same attraction as Sera. This may be in part to the debating Monks at Sera or that...
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Tashilhunpo Kora

I never had the time to do the Tashilhunpo Kora when I'm in Shigatse. This time I finally did it. It's a wonderful Kora, long with prayer wheels nearly the entire way. The Kora starts to the left...
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The Kumbum

The Kumbum is the main attraction at Pelkor Chode. Kumbum means 0ne hundred thousand holy images. Not quite that many but there a lot. The Kumbum is arranged like a mandala, especially if you were to...
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Mount Everest Military Outpost

Surprise! You are now at what the Chinese call Everest Base Camp. Probably the most misleading part of advertising to see Mount Everest, travel agents and guides will not tell you this is not a base...
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Tashi Dzong Village

Tashi Dzong is the largest town you will encounter when driving from Tingri to Rongpuk. Again, this is a popular stop for tours as it offers some relief from the rough and windy road thus far. The...
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Yumbulagang Monastery

When you first see Yumbulagang from a distance, it is quite an impressive sight. Perched atop a craggy hill makes the main tower here seem much larger than it is. Yumbulagang is said to be the first...
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