Tibet - Tsang (Chapter)
This is the Tsang chapter from Lonely Planet’s Tibet guidebook.
For most travellers, Tsang is either the first or last place they experience in Tibet, and the setting for two of Asia’s great mountain drives: out to far western Tibet and across the Himalayas to Nepal.
- scaling the walled ruins and mighty cliffs of Shegar Dzong, a fort and monastery on an im-probably picturesque crag
- winding through the inside of the dazzling Gyantse Kumbum, a monumental chörten with mural-filled chapels
- soaking up the holy atmosphere and towering gilded statues inside impressive Sakya Mon-astery
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Yamdrok-tso, Nangartse, Gyantse & around, Gyantse to Shigatse, Shigatse & around, Phuntsoling, Sakya, Lhatse & around, Baber & Shegar, Everest Region, Tingri & around, Nyalam, Nyalam to Zhāngmù, and Zhāngmù (Dram).
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