Lhünzê County

Lhünzê County Overview

Chinese Name: 隆子县 English IPA: Lóngzǐ Xiàn Location: located in the south-east of Tibet Autonomous Region Population (city): 35,248(2010) Language: Tibetan Language Zip code: Tel code: Time zone:

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. 


• 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).

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    Lhünzê County Attractions

    Lhoka Lhunze County is a wonderful and brilliant place where tourists can feel the original Tibetan culture and customs. There are lots of attractive sights for tourists to have a pleasant trip. • 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 [...]

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    Lhünzê County Tours

    Lhoka Lhunze County tours not only allow you to explore the brilliant Tibetan culture and authentic Tibetan customs, but also allow you to appreciate some ancient temple. Visitors shouldn’t miss Jiali Palace(加里王府宫殿), Zhari Holy Mountain(扎日神山), Norbulingka(罗布林卡), Douyu Village(斗玉乡), Zhawu Temple(扎乌寺) and Kading Temple(卡定寺). We provide some types of tour packages for visiting Lhoka Lhunze County.  [...]

    Climate & When to Go

    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. The best time to visit Lhunze County is from June to August. [...]

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    The highway traffic system is perfect; visitors can choose self-driving tour in Lhunze County. Up to 2010, mileage of  highway traffic totalled 796.76 kilometers in Lhunze county. There are 121.7 km from Gonggar Airport to Lhunze County and spend tourists 2.5 hours driving. Tourist can also transfer to long-distance bus at Lhoka Passenger Transport Center. It just spends 50 yuan/ person and 3.5 hours.    [...]

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    Festivals and Activities

    Many Tibetan festival and activities are full of ethnic flavors and religious color. In addition to annual large-scale worship rituals to Buddha and Buddhist masters, Tibetan people will also hold a series of festivities associated with religious life and agricultural production consisting of religious festivals and folk ones. There are over 100 festivals in Tibet and visitors can enjoy most of traditional Tibetan festivals in Lhoka Lhunze County.  During the festival, Tibetan people will hold a variety of folk and religious activities, where [...]

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    Travel Tips

    There are some useful tips for tourists get a better tour in Lhunze County: •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 [...]

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    Useful Maps

    These maps are about Lhoka Lhunze County, including location maps, region maps, tourist maps, attractions maps, and transportation maps. [...]

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    Lhünzê County Accommodation

    We will choose the accommodation which has elegant environment, well-equipped facilities and excellent service. The prices are reasonable and all-inclusive. You can enjoy different style of breakfast, a western breakfast or a Tibetan breakfast. Parking is out of charge and free wifi is equipped.No matter where you stay in Lhoka Lhunze County, you won’t miss any attractions of your journey. We list some excellent hotels for tourists here.  • Defeng Hotel • Sunshine Hotel • Tianhai Hotel [...]

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