Sun Island Hotel

Zhonghe Guoji Cheng Bayi Qiao, Chengguan District , Lhasa, Tibet, 850000, China | Hotel
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Lhasa - the return journey

A travel blog entry by jmabro


With our newly gained knowledge of extremely slow checkpoint time limits along with the fact that most monasteries are quite dark inside so difficult for me to see much detail we had decided last night that we would forgo the excursion to Gyantse to see Tibet's third city and another Yellow Hat monastery. The 180 km round trip with speed …

Lhasa - City of adventures

A travel blog entry by jmabro


We are staying in the Sun Island Hotel, the self proclaimed "Best Hotel in Lhassa" but, from our experiences it is unlikely that there have been many, if any, Westerners staying here before us. Our first adventure was breakfast and the Chinese buffet. We have been doing really well with eating local food but this was one too far. We started asking …

Lhasa, we are coming!

A travel blog entry by anaketa


... we informed the recepionist about our plan, she looked at us and exclaimed: "You can't make a shower! Isn't good for altitude! You shouldn't do it before tomorrow!" After three days on a train without shower, nor even quick refresh, you could image our faces! She looked at us and she said: "Well if is just some parts it is ok". Yeyyy!! Then we met our guide and we went out for dinner, where we had a first impression of the city: people praying laying down on the floor ...

Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple

A travel blog entry by vincethepince


... of shops selling anything you could ever want but we didn't buy anything. We left Tashi for the day after the walk. We continued walking with Drujal through the same markets the Gina and I had walked through earlier all the way to the Potala square located across from the palace. The square was built overtop of what was a pond in the middle of a beautiful treed park. It is made to replicated Tianan'men square so it is a mass of concrete with statues to ...

Nam Tso Lake

A travel blog entry by agnetasherborne


... the shore line with all the yaks dressed up with saddles for photo souvenir opportunities. I sat on one to a cost of $3! This also included unlimited photos of yak and owner! The back drop so beautiful with a long snow capped range with mountain tops sticking up at different heights. Add a beautifully blue sky with interesting looking white clouds and no wonder cameras kept clicking around you. Streamers covered the mountains on our side of the shore and later ...


This hotel, located in the Downtown area of Lhasa, is near Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery (Zhebang Si), and Norbulingka (Precious Stone Garden).
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