Lhasa, the capital of Tibet Autonomous Region, is also the economical and cultural center of Tibet. With an impressive heritage of culture and history, it has always been worshipped as the “sacred city” by the locals and travelers from all over the world. Presently, it is a melting spot gathering 30 or more ethnical minorities, including Tibetan, Han and Hui nationalities with the natives measuring 87%. Follow trekandtours.com to unveil the mysteries of this pure land.
Sight spots in Lhasa cannot be more attractive. Some 13 centuries have blessed Lhasa with many tourist gems of global fame. Potala Palace, the splendid giant resting on the Red Hill, Jokhang Temple, a holy place dedicated to a statue of Sakyamuni, together with Norbulingka Summer Place are all UNESCO-endorsed attractions. Besides, the widely-known Drepung Monastery, Sero Monastery, Namtso Lake etc. also enjoy great popularity among people throughout the world. At the south fringe of the city, there sleeps Lhasa River, which endears herself to the locals as the “merry blue waves”. It deftly winds through the snow-covered peaks and gullies of Nyainqentanglha Mountains and empties into Yarlung Zangbo River, leaving behind a string of amazing sceneries.Join the designed Lhasa tours and Mount Kailash Mansarovar offered by trekandtours.com to dig deeper of this charming and graceful land. Words are too plain to describe its beauty, so come and experience all by yourself!