Qusum Cypress in Qusum County, Lhoka (Shannan)
Chinese Name: 曲松古柏
English Name: Qusum Cypress
Location: Located in Qusum County(曲松县), Lhoka Prefecture(山南市), Tibet Autonomous Region, China
Admission Fee: Free
Opening Hours: All day
About Qusum Cypress
There are ten Cypress trees which has at least 1000 years history and it is not far away from the Qusum Ancient Tomb. Some Cypress trees have lush green leaves, very strong so need a few people hold to hug. Some Cypress trees twigs staggered, bizarre, twigs stretch has been a unique scene.
The highway traffic system is perfect; visitors can choose self driving tour in Qusum County. Qusum County is 57 kilometers away from Lhoka Tsedang town and 248 kilometers away from Lhasa; up to December 2014, Lalin railway built through Qusum County. There are 161.1 km from Gonggar Airport to Qusum County and spend tourists 3.5 hours driving. Tourist can also travel to Qusum County by air firstly and then transfer to long-distance bus, which is the major choice.
Attraction Travel Tips
1. Traveling Hours: 1~2 hours
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. Pay attention to respect the local customers.