Shigatse Tours & Travel

Just follow the pious pilgrim's footprints and experience the mysterious land, Shigatse (or Xigatse)! As the second largest city in Tibet, Shigatse is a traffic hub of Lhasa, Nepal and western Tibet, and it’s the residence of the Panchen Lamas as well. Distinctive Tibetan culture, magnificent plateau scenery, ancient history of minority and sacred monasteries consist of the unparalleled charm of Shigatse.

Shigatse is the base for some great natural sites and grand monasteries. Yamdrok Lake, which is one of the top 3 sacred lakes in Tibet is between Lhasa and Shigatse. To explore the culture of Tibetan Buddhism deeply, you couldn’t miss monasteries like Tashilhunpo Monastery, Rongbuk Monastery and so on. Experience the most traditional slaveholder’s life in the best preserved manor, Pala Manor. Visit the main artery to Nepal at Zhangmu Town; featured souvenirs can be bought here. Turning to the south, you may want to start your adventure from Mt. Everest - the highest mountain… >> Read more about Shigatse history, facts, getting around, etc.

Easy Tour China provides thoughtful Shigatse tour packages designed to satisfy your desire to explore within the land of Tibet. Whatever you want to have a challenging adventure in Mount Everest, religion discovery tour or leisure scenic vacation in Shigatse, we will offer the most comprehensive and useful suggestions and service.

Suggested Private Shigatse Tour Packages

Steep yourself in this sacred plateau city; get your mind peaceful and pure under the saintly surroundings; see pilgrims walking along the road; take your time to see more about Tibet in Shigatse. You may also want to catch sight of the Mount Everest, let us know all your preference and we will make the most fitting program for you.

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    Shigatse Tour

    Shigatse is one of the most attractive areas in Tibet with vast grasslands, snow-capped mountains and fabulous monasteries. Dur

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Top Experiences & Attractions in Shigatse

  • Located on the southern slope of Nyima Mountain, west of Shigatse city, Tashilhunpo Monastery is the largest one of Gelugpa sect in Rear Tibet, and one of the six largest Gelugpa m...
  • With an elevation of 3900 meters above sea level, Palkhor Monastery (also known as Pelkhor Choede) is located in the northeast of Gyantse, 230 km south of Lhasa, and 100 km east of...
  • Also called Qomolangma by Tibetans, Mt. Everest is the highest mountain in the world. In 2005, the Chinese government declared its latest elevation: 8844.43 meters above sea level,...
  • There are no shuttle buses between Zhangmu Town and Lhasa or other parts of Tibet, thus the best way to get there is to rent a car or to hitchhike. It rains often in Zhangmu Town, ...
  • Today the Pala Manor still has 57 houses on an estate of 5000 square meters. The manor faces south and two tall poles carrying an abundance of sutra streamers stand before it. The ...
  • Lhasa restaurantSoaring to over 6714meters (22,000 feet) like a huge pyramid in the Kailash Range of western Tibet, Mt. Kailash is recognized as a supremely sacred site for four re...

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