Yak Hotel

Address: No.2 Qingdao Road, Xigaze, Tibet, 857000, China | Hotel
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This hotel, located on No.2 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

      Tingri to Shigatse, Tibet

      A travel blog entry by wanderingsteph on Oct 13, 2014

      3 photos

      Left about 8:30 again. It seems to be the drivers preferred time. Again the landscape was barron and lifeless. I decided that although I can appreciate its uniqueness, I don't like it. It makes me feel raw. We took an overpass today (Ganchula Pass) that took us to another high point. It wa 5247m to be exact. Crazy height. Felt it too. We stopped at …

      Slow Road to China

      A travel blog entry by wayneh13 on Nov 12, 2014

      1 comment, 14 photos

      ... 1400s by the first Dalai Lama which made Shigatse the center of Tibetan culture for many years. It is a beautiful and very large monastery. It is currently the largest Tibetan monastery, housing 800 monks. There are many impressive huge Buddha statues and bronze and gold topped roofs. There are important gold coated stupa tombs with one housing the remains of the 5th through the 9th Dalai Lamas. There are great views of the city of Shigatse ...

      Shigatse - Monastery of the Panchen Lama

      A travel blog entry by modernnomad67 on May 22, 2014

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      ... br> There is some controversy over his appropriate replacement, the new Panchen
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      Tibet Part II - Mas Monasteries

      A travel blog entry by gfiveg on Apr 26, 2014

      2 comments, 37 photos

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      Trip to Everest Base Camp (EBC)

      A travel blog entry by guytang on Dec 21, 2013

      2 comments, 3 photos

      ... So this is what went down, Sze Fu called someone (an old Tibetan lady), who called someone else, a guy in a red car. We followed the guy in the red car to an old building (not sure what the building was), he went inside, whilst I sat in our land cruiser with Sze Fu and the old lady. After about 10 minutes he came out and went somewhere in his red car whilst we waited for him. After another 10 minutes he came back, gave us the ok and we followed him to this gated compound. ...