Shangbala Hotel Lasa

No.1 Dan Jie Lin Road, Lhasa, Tibet, 850000, China | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $48.00

Travel Blogs from Lhasa

Lhasa, Tibet and China - Fiona

A travel blog entry by portways


Lhasa, Tibet

The whole trip to Lhasa was like entering another world. We left Katmandu at 11.30 and with the time difference of two and a quarter hours we arrived at 15.15.

The descent into Lhasa airport was incredible as it was situated on a plateau surrounded by enormous barren mountains. The …


A travel blog entry by gregd999


After breakfast in the restaurant, our first stop was the bank, followed by a 4 hour tour of the Drepung Monastery. The guide is very knowledgeable, but the temptation is to explain every Buddha and every picture in every temple, so everybody was very over it by the end.

It was the biggest monastery in Tibet, and there used to be 10,000 …

The Potala Palace

A travel blog entry by gregd999


An early morning walk around the old quarter after breakfast while we waiting for our time slot at the Potala Palace. Watched the rubbish being collected by a cart playing Mr Whippy type music to let the shop keepers know it was coming. Real 'Bring Out Your Dead' stuff.

Our timeslot for the Potala Palace grounds was 10:20, and we were …

Made It To Tibet

A travel blog entry by gregd999


Just as suddenly and unexpectedly as the cabin lights all went off and plunged us into darkness last night, at 6:30am we were all blinded as they came on.

During the night we had taken on a second engine and ascended the plateau, dropped the extra engine and crested the highest ridge at 5100m. We were now roaring across rolling hills, a …

Thin Air

A travel blog entry by rellesb

After about a 1.5 hr. flight and a 1.5 hr. bus ride we arrived at the Top of the World, Llasa, Tibet. We were immediately affected by the 12,000 ft. altitude. Walking had to be done VERY slowly. Living at sea level for a decade has taken its toll. We were told to rest as much as possible today and we did what we were told. The light- …

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This 3 star hotel, located on No.1 Dan Jie Lin Road, Lhasa, is near Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery (Zhebang Si), and Norbulingka (Precious Stone Garden).
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