Songtsam Choskyi Linka Lhasa
A luxury lodge with amazing views of Potala Palace, Songtsam Choskyi Linka is the perfect location to explore the Tibetan capital of Lhasa.
Generously spacious rooms starting from 80sqm
Songtsam Choskyi Linka Lhasa is located on the edge of an old linka with a distance of 5 km from the Potala palace. From the lobby, restaurant, book bar and room balcony of hotel, guests can enjoy the magnificent view of the Potala Palace. The architectural form of Songtsam Lhasa adheres to the traditional concept of local culture and referring to the Tibetan classic building model of new Norbu Lingka palace.
There are 50 rooms within the premise of the property. The in-house restaurant serves both Tibetan and Western cuisine.
The various areas of hotel are beautifully decorated by nearly 100 pieces of ancient Tibetan and Chinese textile art, making Songtsam Lhasa a famous ancient Tibetan and Chinese textile boutique art garden.
When to visit
Cultural and Historical Lhasa
Dive into the culture and history of Tibet today! Visit Potala Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore Barkhor Square, the bustling market of old Lhasa and visit Jokhang monastery, the most important religious activity centre for Tibetan Buddhism.
Visit Drak Yerpa, a fascinating holy cave retreat on a hillside with more than 80 medication caves. Hike up the hill and visit the places where former Tibet King usually meditates at. Explore a local Tibetan Village and enjoy a cup of Yak buttered tea.
Evening Princess Wencheng Show
Enjoy an outdoor live action drama performance narrating the story of Princess Wencheng of Tang Dynasty's marriage with the Tibetan King 1,400 years ago.
Visit Ganden Monastery and explore the largest and oldest temple among the six renowned temples of Gelugpa. You may wish to hike up the hill to soak-up breath-taking panoramic views of the surrounding Kyi-Chu Valley.
Hike Pabongka Monastery to Chupzang Nunnery
From the underappreciated Pabongka Monastery, hike along Tashi Choling Hermitage and Dode Valley into Chupzang Nunnery, home to 80 red-robed nuns.
Journey through the snow-capped Mount Nalagen into Namtso Lake, the world's highest saltwater lake!
Norbulingka Summer Palace
Visit Norbulingka, also known as the Summer Palace for formers Dalai Lamas. The palace consists of 374 rooms of varying sizes. Admire the Tibetan-styled palaces and pay respect to the Buddha as you stroll around the garden.
Pelkor Chode Monastery and the Kumbum
Drive to Gyantze and enjoy a spectacular view of Karo La Glacier with its snow peaked mountains contrasted with blue sky and gorgeous turquoise waters. Visit the Pelkor Chode Monastery and the Kumbum with its stunningly unique architecture.
Tibet Museum and Sera Monastery Cultural Tour
Visit the remarkable Tibet Museum embellished with magnificent Tibetan architecture and filled with a rich collection of cultural relics and treasures. Explore Sera Monastery, one of the best-preserved monasteries in Tibet.
Yamdrok Lake Day Trip from Lhasa
Enjoy a spectacular view of Kampa La and Karo La Glacier with its snow peaked mountains contrasted with blue sky and gorgeous turquoise waters. Continue to Yamdrok Lake and enjoy lunch at a local restaurant.