Lhunze County Overview
Lhunze County is located in the south-east of Lhoka, Tibet Autonomous Region. "Lhunze" means everything goes well in Tibetan Language. Here tourists can feel the original Tibetan culture and customs.
‣ Basic Information of Lhunze County
- Chinese Name: 隆子县
- Opening Time:All Day Long
- Areas: 10,566 km²
- Population: 35,248
- Dialing code: (+86) 0893
- Zip code: 856600
Climate in Lhunze County
Lhunze County belongs to the plateau temperate continental monsoon climate. The annual average temperature of 5.5 ℃; the annual precipitation is 297.41 mm; the annual frost-free period is 238.3 days and the average annual sunshine hours are 3005.9 hours. Due to the strong sunshine radiation, tourists can bring a good, broad spectrum sunscreen with a high SPF factor and a high SPF lip sunscreen to protect your lips too.
Attractions in Lhunze County
• Jiali Palace(加里王府宫殿): it remained the original layout and building structure of ancient palace in Tibet. It is an unique and precious category in Tibetan architectures .
• Zhari Holy Mountain(扎日神山): it is located in the southeast of Lhunze County and it's also a famous residential area of Lhoba nationality. Every year from April to June in Tibetan calendar, there are many people come here to worship this holy mountain.
• Norbulingka(罗布林卡): commonly known as the the Summer Palace in Lhasa, it means "Precious Park" in Tibetan Language. Norbulingka is the largest artificial garden which has the best scenery and the most monuments in Tibet.
• Douyu Village(斗玉乡): visitors can feel the unique Lhoba customs and beautiful natural scenery here.
• Zhawu Temple(扎乌寺): also called Zhaguo Temple, it covers 6,000 square meters. The famous murals record the historical affairs of the introduction of Buddhism and many Buddhist stories.
• Kading Temple(卡定寺): it an important temple for studying the history and doctrines of Bka'-gdems-pa(噶当派).
•The Best Travel Time: from June to August
•Avoid High Altitude Sickness: because of the high altitudes climatic conditions of Lhunze County, visitors should pay attention to the prevention and cure of the syndromes including headache, dizziness, flustered, shortness of breath, the plateau response, especially people who have chronic respiratory disease or cardiovascular disease. In addition, bring enough water or drinks, fruits and snacks with high caloric content, like chocolate for fluid loss and energy consumption usually accompany the acclimatization process. Above all, taking a good rest is the most important.
‣Due to Tibetan elevation and strong UV, you had better bring sunglasses, gloves and high-quality sunscreen of SPF 30 or higher with you to avoid any direct exposure to the sun.
‣ Please try you best to respect the local folk customs, especially their religious belief and taboos when you traveling in Tibet.
‣ Don’t touch Tibetan’s head and shoulder without permission.