Yak Hotel

Address: No.22 Qingdao Road, Xigaze, Tibet, 857000, China | Hotel
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This hotel, located on No.22 Qingdao Road, Xigaze, is near Tashilumpo Monastery (Zhashilunbu Si) and Palkhor Monastery and Kumbum Stupa.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsYak Hotel Xigaze

    Reviewed by gothard

    Great Hotel

    Reviewed Jul 11, 2013
    by (5 reviews) Sheffield , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Facilities spot on and breakfast to die for. Good location within Shigatse

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by plienk


    Reviewed May 12, 2011
    by (2 reviews) , Netherlands Flag of Netherlands

    good travelers hotel.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Yak Hotel Xigaze

    2.50 of 5 stars Fair

    Travel Blogs from Xigaze

    An easy day

    A travel blog entry by tbienek on Oct 16, 2015

    4 photos

    ... farm. Sonam has not shared the story of her sons father and we haven't asked but she told us that she would not look for another partner, because, he might want to have his own children and he would not let her care for her own son if they did. She is a modern Tibetan woman and an exception to the rule even by western standards. We had dinner at a local Restaurant named Tashi - which is the 3rd Tashi we've eaten at, it must mean good food! The owner was Nepalese so ...

    Slow Road to China

    A travel blog entry by wayneh13 on Nov 12, 2014

    1 comment, 14 photos

    ... from the last checkpoint. China has to be the biggest police state in the world. The presence of police and military is noticeable everywhere. We made a pit stop at a traditional water powered mill where they were grinding barley into powder for the making of tsampo - the Tibetan breakfast staple. We even took a "rest" stop at a Tibetan Mastiff zoo, so as not to arrive at a checkpoint too soon. That place was pretty depressing with about ...

    Shigatse - Monastery of the Panchen Lama

    A travel blog entry by modernnomad67 on May 22, 2014

    120 photos

    Shigatse is the second largest city in Tibet and by some
    measures the second highest city in the world at 3,850 meters (about 12,800
    feet) after Potosi, Bolivia. That depends, of course, on just how you define a
    city. Shigatse is the main city of the Tibet’s Tsang region and used to be a
    rival of Lhasa for political control of the country.

    The Tashilhunpo Monastery in Shigatse is one of the six main
    monasteries of ...

    Tibet Part II - Mas Monasteries

    A travel blog entry by gfiveg on Apr 26, 2014

    2 comments, 37 photos

    ... chanting. It was difficult to pull myself away from this majestic marvel, as hundreds of devotes circle the stature, paying tribute by placing yak butter into the lamps that endlessly burn at the base of this holy figure.

    That evening, our tour guide brought us out on the town to sample some of the, um, interesting night life that occurs in Shingatse. The entertainment ranged from local pop music enhanced by music videos that, while I am sure they have been recently made, ...

    Trip to Everest Base Camp (EBC)

    A travel blog entry by guytang on Dec 21, 2013

    2 comments, 3 photos

    ... car was saddened by the news and was trying to think of ideas to resolve the problem. Last time I got lucky going to Namsto lake as they were police check points and there were so many of us. This time was different, there are at least 2 military check points we had to pass and they don't mess around! When we got to the hotel, we continued to brain storm ideas and a few phone calls were made to the travel agent to find out why they hadn't got the appropriate permits etc. At ...