Sewu Hot Spring in Qusum County, Lhoka (Shannan)

Chinese Name: 色吾温泉
English Name: Sewu Hot Spring in Qusum County, Lhoka
Location: Located in Qusum County, Lhoka Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region
Admission Fee: Free
Opening Hours: All Day

About Sewu Hot Spring

Sewu Hot Spring is located in the Sewu Village of Qusum County of Tibet Autonomous Region. It is rich in mineral content for well treating arthritis, rheumatic disease and eliminating fatigue. Its efficacy was recorded in “Four Medical Books” written by Yundan Gombe in the 8th century AD, which is one of the famous hot springs in the southern region.

Attraction Transportation

The whole county highway is in the middle of the road, formed the highway traffic network which centered with Tsedang Town, connecting the 12 counties of Lhoka Prefecture. It is the main transport hub of the south of Tibet. 

Attraction Travel Tips

  1. Traveling Hours: one day
  2. Traveling Seasons: Spring and summer with the pleasant and lively weather. 
  3. High Altitude Sickness Avoiding: Although Lhoka is at a relatively lower elevation area, some places of high elevation may easily cause altitude reaction. Better take some medicines for relief and keep warm all the time.
  4. Pay attention to prepare some necessities for the cold weather like the hat, gloves, scarf and thick winter coat and so on.
  5. Please try you best to respect the local folk customs, especially their religious belief and taboos when you traveling in Tibet.