Dongcuo International Youth Hostel

No.10 Beijing East Road, Chengguan District, Lhasa, Tibet, 850000, China | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Lhasa

Tibet - not for the faint hearted!

A travel blog entry by 2togonebraska


... entry is actually being made at the end of our time in Tibet. One can not be too picky about being warm, things being clean, & toilet facilities in Tibet. 2 of our hotels have not had heat & it is not warm here. In fact, it is cold. We brought body warmer items made for winter hunting in Nebraska, so we were toasty in ...

You say Potala; I say Potola

A travel blog entry by gretchencotter


... when there is a wrong answer. Since there is always an audience of tourists, it appears that to some extent they are playing to the house. In any case it was interesting to watch.

Dinner was again at a local restaurant and since it is my last night in Tibet I dined on yak. Truth be told, yak is kind of tough and stringy and tastes pretty much like beef. But it's the thought that counts.


On the roof of the world!

A travel blog entry by fnahallnz


... guard came up and took the book off him and said something in Chinese (which I think was; it says Thailand you dummy). As he went bright red and she gave us our book back. Safely through the other side we said goodbye to the Nepalese guide and he said a man will follow us to give us our books. We met our Tibetan driver who helped us carry our bags up a hill to the jeep. A guy came up to us saying you want to change money? He was the 20th person to do so, so ...

The train from Xian to Lhasa - Oxygen required

A travel blog entry by kiwigal999


Xi'an Railway Station was quite peaceful compared to Beijing, There was a waiting room upstairs for my train and as I arrived early I got a seat but closer to departure it was chocca. When they called our train, the chaos begun, everyone headed for one small gate and
basically I just got carried away with them. The train came from Beijing so we only had 10 minutes to board it and I just got on board my carriage when it headed off again.
The route from Xian ...

Free Tibet! (But thanks for all the roads.)

A travel blog entry by keelaurow


... in Lhasa right now, he laughed nervously, and said "Things are never quiet in Lhasa". Luckily, we arrived at the start of a very significant holiday (the anniversary of the birth of the present Buddah), so the city was filled with pilgrims in the traditional dress from all regions of Tibet, and no one seemed to have strife on their minds. The streets were crammed with people and there were some temples we opted out of going in because of the lines. But the costumes ...


This hostel, located in the Downtown area of Lhasa, is near Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery (Zhebang Si), and Barkhor Street.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsDongcuo International Youth Hostel Lhasa

    Reviewed by ghostshadow

    great experience

    Reviewed Apr 8, 2008
    by (2 reviews) Shanghai , China Flag of China

    clean and neat

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Dongcuo International Youth Hostel Lhasa

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent