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Gyantse, Tibet

En route to Gyantse you pass through stunning Himalayan scenery, the Kamba-la Pass providing sweeping panoramas and leading down to the turquoise waters of Yamdrok-tso.

Continuing to Gyantse, explore the streets and markets of this historic town, full of Tibetan character. Discover the shadowy chambers of Pelkor Chode Monastery and the splendid four-tier Gyantse Kumbum, with its impressive murals and statues filling many chapels and topped by a golden dome.

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    Accommodation choices for Gyantse

    We’ve selected a range of accommodation options for when you visit Gyantse. Our choices usually come recommended for their character, facilities and service or location. Our specialists always aim to suggest properties that match your preferences.

    • Gyantse Hotel

      Gyantse Hotel


      The Gyantse offers both Western and Tibetan style rooms. All rooms have en-suite facilities with hot water, and many have fine views of the medieval town and the surrounding scenery.