Banak Shol Hotel

No.8 Beijing East Road, Chengguan District, Lhasa, Tibet, 850000, China | Hotel

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Welcome to paradise

A travel blog entry by anaketa


... the ruins. When it will be finished we are sure it will be a beautiful Eden! The holy lake Then, we left Samye in the direction of Gyantse. On the road a flock of sheeps was invading the way, but it didn't stop our driver: he started to honk the horn to the poor sheeps until they liberated the road. Little parenthesis: he honk even at birds that passed on our way! We drove the same way of the past day, but passed Lhasa, marvelous landscapes opened up under our eyes. ...

Do you know what a monk life looks like?

A travel blog entry by anaketa


... are at 3658m. But we made it and when we got up in the palace it was... wooow! So colorful and so full of happiness, even if the Dalai Lama can't come back there since 1959, the year of the occupation of China. What surprised us was the numbers of steps also inside the palace, and how tidy and tall they were and we were wondering how monks or the Dalai Lama could do it every day! The palace was populate just from turist group, some monks ...

Lhasa first impressions

A travel blog entry by guytang


... a long time, head throbbing, freezing cold, no appetite yet hungry and things started to spin a little. I would end up lying in bed until 12 noon the next day drifting in and out of sleep and with only water as sustenance. When it got to noon the next day I made myself get up so that I could go and find food. I knew I had to eat or else I will only get weaker. After putting on half the clothes in my rack sack I ventured out again and ...

Final Day in Lhasa - It Was Worth It!

A travel blog entry by shoulin4

... to the guesthouse after dinner and I said goodnight to everyone as I packed my things. I then took some medicine and went to bed, very happy with my overall experience in Lhasa and very grateful to have
met that trekking group when I did.

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The Rooftop of the World

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

This is a top pick!

... We even stopped off at a flour mill, it was not much to see but amusing how the miller rearranged his 'Tips’ sign as we looked around the timy space. The drivers had their customary cigarette outside just as I discussed the explosive properties of flour (surface area science in action) and how a spark would send the building sky high. Further down the road we came to Gyantse and the very impressive Khumblum Stupa and Phalkor Monastry. It was my first time in ...


This hotel, located on No.8 Beijing East Road, Chengguan District, Lhasa, is near Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery (Zhebang Si), and Norbulingka (Precious Stone Garden).
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