Sun Island Hotel

Zhonghe Guoji Cheng Bayi Qiao, Chengguan District , Lhasa, Tibet, 850000, China | Hotel

Travel Blogs from Lhasa

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 ...

The DREAM Trip! Tibet/ Mt Everest/ Kathmandu,Nepal

A travel blog entry by kritgunn


... Senlay who is dating an expat from N. Carolina. She and I were fast friends because her boyfriend also wanted to visit Tibet, so Senlay was gathering my information and experience. She was in car 1 and I was in car 6 so we took turns visiting each other and sharing the experience, food, boredom and excitement together.

The scenery was beautiful. The train had ...

My First Tibetan Musical Experience

A travel blog entry by shoulin4

... also passed through Muslim quarters of the area, where most of the people here were of the Hui minority,
although I didn't realize it until a little later after some thought.

We crossed the street and walked up to the gate of the university, where we were blocked by a guard who said that we couldn't get in without an appointment, and that there was no way that we could make an appointment to get in. I half-expected the situation to turn out this way, so ...


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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