Few Highlights Hotels In Shigatse

 

Shigatse is the second largest city in the Tibet Autonomous Region after Lhasa.

Located 280 km from Lhasa towards the south. 

Shigatse prefecture has eighteen counties and six counties are located on the traveling route to Mount Everest, Mount Kailash, and Nepal Border. 

Six counties of Shigatse Prefecture

1. Gyantse 

2. Lhatse

3. Sakya

4. Tingri / Old Tingri and New Tingri 

5. Kyirong 

6. Saga 

Before sharing the hotel options in Shigatse Prefecture and the counties, firstly we would like to share some information about Shigatse.

Elevation of Shigatse is 3,900 m above sea level. Shigatse is one of the biggest prefectures in Tibet Autonomous Region.

The nearest airport is Peace airport, located in Jiangtang town, which is around 42 km from Shigatse.

The nearest train station is Rigaze railway station, located at Gyatso Xiong town, which is around 8 km from the Tashilhunpo monastery, the central in Shigatse. 

Hotel options in Shigatse city 

A. 2-star Hotel

B. 3-star Hotel

C. 4-star Hotel

D. 5-star Hotel 

A. 2-star Hotel

One of the best 2-star Hotel in Shigatse is Tibetan Farmers Hotel. Located about 3 km from the Tashilhunpo monastery.

Price of the hotel for a double bed with attached bathroom is around 150-280 RMB depending on the season.

B. 3-star Hotel

They are many 3-star hotels in Shigatse. Two of the popular hotels are the Manasarovar Hotel and Shigatse Hotel.

The price of the room is around 280-400 RMB depending on the season.

C. 4-star Hotel

The two popular 4-star Hotel in Shigatse is the Gesar hotel and Tashi Choda hotel.

Both hotels are located near the center of the Shigatse city. 

Tibet Travelers 90 percent of the Travelers are staying in the Gesar hotel. 

The price of the room is around 350-500 RMB depending on the season.

Another popular 4-star hotel in Shigatse is Vanray international Resort. 

This is one of the recent favorites for many Travelers.

Price of the room is around 400-700 RMB depending on the season.

D. 5-star Hotel 

One of the 5-star hotels in Shigatse is Qomo Langzong hotel. 

Price of the room is around 650- 900 RMB depending on the season. 

All the hotels in Shigatse have availability of private bathroom with hot shower. 

Hotel options in the six counties of Shigatse Prefecture

1. Gyantse 

2. Lhatse

3, Sakya

4. Tingri / Old Tingri and New Tingri 

5. Kyirong 

6. Saga 

1. Gyantse 

One of the most beautiful towns located in the Shigatse prefecture is Gyantse, located about 90 km from Shigatse and around 270 km from Lhasa. There are two popular hotels in Gyantse.

1. 3-star Gyantse Hotel

2. 3-star Yeti Hotel 

Price of the room is around 280-400 RMB depending on the season.

2. Lhatse

Lhatse town is located 150 km from Shigatse and 90 km from the New Tingri Pelber town. Nowadays the road to Mount Everest is paved so very few Travelers spent a night in Lhatse.

Shanghai Hotel is one of the options in Lhatse. Price is around 180-280 RMB per room depending on the season.

3. Sakya

Sakya is located about 150 km from Shigatse and around 40-50 km from Lhatse.

The only available hotel in Sakya is Sakya hotel. Price is around 250-350 RMB per night for a room.

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4. Tingri / Old Tingri and New Tingri 

Another popular town in Shigatse prefecture is Tingri. They are two towns named after Tingri.

Old Tingri, also known as Gangkar in the local language, which is located around 60 km from the Mount Everest base camp and New Tingri.

The hotels available in Old Tingri are Gangkar Hotel and Snow Leopard Hotel.

Price of the room is around 280-350 RMB depending on the season. 

Another name of New Tingri is Shegar. The town where Travelers will stay a night is Pelber, around 10 km from Sheger.

The hotel available in Pelber is the Roof of the World Grand Hotel. Price of the room is around 280-350 RMB depending on the season. 

Another hotel available in Pelber is the Everest Hotel. Price of the room is around 280-350 RMB depending on the season. 

All the hotels in Tingri are rated 2-star hotels. All the hotels in Tingri have a private bathroom and hot shower. 

5. Kyirong 

The new Town before the Nepal border is Kyirong. Old town between Nepal border was Zhangmu, which was closed after the earthquake effect in Nepal and the border.

This new border was open for Travelers in the year 2017 August.

3-star Kyirong Hotel is the best in town. Price of the room is around 180-300 RMB depending on the season.  

6. Saga 

Saga is located about 450 km from Shigatse and around 400 km from the Mount Kailash.

Saga is one of the last towns located in Shigatse prefecture near western Tibet Ngari Prefecture.

3-star Saga Hotel is one of the best in town. Price of the room is around 200-350 RMB depending on the season.  

These are the hotel's information in the Shigatse prefecture.

Travelers can book these hotels through Tibet Travelers or Booking.com 

Conclusion

Even though many towns in Shigatse prefecture are not developed like in the west and some Travelers have difficulty in adjusting to the hotels, we still hope that sharing this information, May Travelers trip to Tibet get better via having some preparing information for hotels in Tibet since sleeping well plays the big role in a great trip for the next day.

Travelers can send us Email regarding more information on Hotels in Shigatse prefecture. info@tibettravelers.com

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