Dajiling Monastery in Saga County, Shigatse

Chinese Name: 达吉岭寺
English Name:
Dajiling Monastery in Saga County, Shigatse
Location: Located in Saga County, Shigatse, Tibet Autonomous Region
Admission Fee: Free
Opening Hours: All Day

About Dajiling Monastery

Dajiling Monastery is located in the north of Saga County, which is 35 kilometers away from county seat. Founded in 1729 the monastery is one of the sub-temples of the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa which is the Gelug monastery of Tibetan Buddhism.

Tourist Services of Dajiling Monastery

Cuisine and Snack: In Saga County, there are many delicacy snacks.

Accommodation: After you enjoy the gorgeous scenery of Three Towers, 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

Attraction Transportation:

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:

  1. Traveling Hours: 1 day
  2. Traveling Seasons: All seasons
  3. High Altitude Sickness Avoiding: Bring enough water or drinks, fruits and snacks with high caloric content.
  4. Pay attention to prepare some cold weather gear like a hat, gloves, a scarf and a thick winter coat.
  5. 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.