Kuyu Monastery in Saga County, Shigatse

Chinese Name: 库郁寺
English Name:
Kuyu Monastery in Saga County, Shigatse
Location: Located in Saga County, Shigatse, Tibet Autonomous Region
Admission Fee: Free
Opening Hours: All Day

About Kuyu Monastery

Kuyu Monastery is located in the Kuyu Village of Saga County and it is a Tibetan Buddhist Monastery.

Tourist Services of Kuyu Monastery

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

Accommodation: After you enjoy the gorgeous scenery of Kuyu Monastery, 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.