Woka Hot Spring in Sangri County, Lhoka (Shannan)
Chinese Name: 沃卡温泉
English Name: Woka Hot Spring in Sangri County, Lhoka
Location: Located in Sangri County(桑日县), Lhoka Prefecture(山南市), Tibet Autonomous Region, China
Admission fee: Free
Opening hours: All day
About Woka Hot Spring
The temperature of the hot spring is average. Thus, some local Tibetan people wash their clothes and vegetables as well. Another hot spring is in the north of Woka Zong Ruins which local Tibetan like most. What’s more, they will bath their animals each summer to make them clean and free from illnesses.
History and Development of Woka Hot Spring
Woka is a place where agriculture and husbandry prevalent in Shannan Prefecture. Furthermore, there are two rivers and seven hot spring in Woka. The most famous hot spring is Zhuo Rom hatem Hot Spring, which is known as the private hot spring for Panchen Lama, who took a bath here before entering the holy lake Lamo Latso. And, the magical effect of the hot spring is the cure for diseases. There is another hot spring which can cure gastropathy in the north of Zhuo Rom hatem Hot Spring.
Main Attractions- Woka Hot Spring
Young people show their love in the hot spring especially in the night because the starry sky is very romantic.
You can fly to Lhasa Kongga International Airport(拉萨贡嘎国际机场）and then take the bus to Lhasa. There are some bus going to Sangri County directly from Lhasa.
Attraction Travel Tips
1. Traveling Hours: 1 hour
2. Traveling Seasons: All year
3. High Altitude Sickness Avoiding: Bring enough water and some thick clothes, eating more fruits and vegetables rich in vitamins and so on.
4. Normally you can soak for no more than 20 minutes at one time and for another bath after a while.
5. Please do not soak when you are very hungry or drunk.