Lhozhag County Overview
Chinese Name: 洛扎县 English IPA: Luòzhā Xiàn Location: located in the south-east of the Tibet Autonomous Region Population (city): 20,000（2014） Language: Tibetan Language Zip code: Tel code: Time zone:
Lhozhag County is located in the south-east of the Tibet Autonomous Region. Lhozhag in Tibetan language means “the great cliff in the South”. The county covers a total area of 5570.3 square kilometers and the water area is 400 square kilometers. It has abundant water, wind and solar energy resources.
• Kajiu Temple(卡久寺): this temple is 3996 meters above sea level. Surrounded by lush vegetation and flowers, tourists can appreciate the beautiful scenery and original religious custom.
• Sangha Guduo Temple(桑嘎古朵寺): with unique architectural style, this temple has an important position in the history of Buddhism. There are many murals which display the scenes of local people welcome the Buddha.
• Lalong Temple(拉隆寺): built in twelfth Century, this temple collected numerous cultural relics, especially the precious kitchen statue has high research value.
• Luozhuowolong temple(沃卓卧龙寺): built in 11th Century, it’s an important temple for studying the history in Lhozhag County.
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Lhozhag County Attractions
Lhoka Lhozhag County, as a wonderful and brilliant place, is famous for its original Tibetan temple and religious customs. There are lots of attractive sights for tourists to have a pleasant trip. Kajiu Temple(卡久寺):this temple is 3996 meters above sea level. Surrounded by lush vegetation and flowers, tourists can appreciate the beautiful scenery and original religious custom. Sangha Guduo Temple(桑嘎古朵寺):with unique architectural style, this temple has an important position in the history of Buddhism. There are many murals which display the scenes of local people [...]
Lhozhag County Tours
Lhoka Lhozhag County tours not only allow you to explore the brilliant Tibetan culture & authentic Tibetan customs, but also allow you to appreciate the natural charm of Tibet. It couldn't better to appreciate the temples in Lhoka Lhozhag County. Visitors shouldn’t miss Kajiu Temple(卡久寺), Sangha Guduo Temple(桑嘎古朵寺), Lalong Temple(拉隆寺) and Luozhuowolong temple(沃卓卧龙寺). We provide some types of tour packages for visiting Lhoka Lhozhag County. [...]
Climate & When to Go
Lhoka Lhozhag County belongs to semi-arid plateau monsoon climate zone. In the southeast of Lhozhag county has subtropical semi humid characteristics with so much precipitation and less sunshine; in the northwest of Lhozhag County is typical semi-arid plateau monsoon climate zone, with little rain and ample sunshine. The annual frost free period is 100 days; the sunshine duration is 2800 hours and annual rainfall is 400 millimeters. Natural disasters are mainly snow, drought, floods, frost, hail and so on. [...]
Up to 2012, Lhozhag County realized the rural highway access rate more than 90%. The highway traffic system is perfect; visitors can choose self driving tour in Lhozhag County. There are 247.6 km from Gonggar Airport to Lhozhag County. Tourist can travel to Lhozhag County by air firstly and then transfer to long-distance bus, which is the major choice. [...]
Festivals and Activities
Many Tibetan festival and activities are full of ethnic flavors and religious color. There are over 100 festivals in Tibet and visitors can enjoy most of traditional Tibetan festivals in Lhoka Lhozhag County. For example, Tibetan New Year is one of the best known festival here. ▪ Tibetan New Year: On New Year's Day, people bring their offerings and highland barley wine to their own crops to sacrifice the Harvest Goddess. Everyone in the ground set up a long pole, hanging streamer on the top [...]
There are some useful tips for tourists get a better tour in Lhozhag County: •The Best Travel Time: from June to August •Avoid High Altitude Sickness: because of the high altitudes climatic conditions of Lhozhag 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 [...]
These maps are about Lhoka Lhozhag County, including location maps, region maps, tourist maps, attractions maps, and transportation maps. [...]
Lhozhag County Accommodation
We will choose the accommodation which has elegant environment, well-equipped facilities and excellent service. No matter where you stay in Lhoka Lhozhag County, you won’t miss any attractions of your journey. We list some excellent hotels for tourists here. • Lhozhag Pingcuo Hotel • Kulagangri Hotel • Lhozhag Hostel [...]