Laqing Xiqiong Holy Mountain in Saga County, Shigatse
Chinese Name: 萨嘎县拉庆溪琼神山
English Name: Laqing Xiqiong Holy Mountain in Saga County, Shigatse
Location: Located in Saga County, Shigatse, Tibet Autonomous Region
Admission Fee: Free
Opening Hours: All Day
About Laqing Xiqiong Holy Mountain
Also known as Laqing Pulaxiqiong, Laqing Xiqiong Holy Mountain is located in the southeast of Kagu Village（卡古村）, which is more than 100 kilometers away from Saga County and more than 50 kilometers from 219 national highway with an average elevation of about 7,000 meters. Legend is about that Laqing Xiqiong Holy Mountain is one of the three “Qiangbu” sacred mountains, and it ranks first among the three mountains. It is commonly referred as the brotherly sacred mountain because it is connected with Ali Holy Mountain.There are two other large snowy mountains around Laqing Xiqiong Holy Mountain giving a warm and harmonious atmosphere.
Tourist Services of Laqing Xiqiong Holy Mountain
Cuisine and Snack: In Saga County, there are many delicacy snacks.
Accommodation: After you enjoy the gorgeous scenery of Laqing Xiqiong Holy Mountain, you may accommodate in the hotels if you can’t get back to Saga County in time.
Shopping: Saga was rich in natural forest resources, including economic plants and medicinal plants. As for the economic plants, there are many wild plantain and bananas
Saga County Transportation
You can choose either self-driving traveling or take public transportation. According to your beginning place, there may be different ways to go to Saga County. There are two main lines available below.
- Lhasa- Shigatse- Saga County
You can reach Lhasa by air or train. Then take a bus to Kamba County.
- Shigatse- Saga County
You can also take a specific train to Shigatse and take a bus to Saga County.
Attraction Travel Tips:
- Traveling Hours: 1 day
- Traveling Seasons: All seasons
- High Altitude Sickness Avoiding: Bring enough water or drinks, fruits and snacks with high caloric content.
- Pay attention to prepare some cold weather gear like a hat, gloves, a scarf and a thick winter coat.
- The Border Permit is required to enter the mountain; as it is less convenient to apply for one in Tibet, it is suggested to obtain the permit ahead of the travelling.