Night Life

    Compared with other cities of China, the nightlife in Lhasa seems more low-key and simple to tourists and travelers in Lhasa. Nightlife activities in Lhasa are often limited to see Tibetan performances, sit around a table and chat with friend or stroll around a night market. A few nightclubs are mainly frequented by locals.

    Tianhai Night Market is the most famous night market for its coverall. Snacks gathers together from all parts of China, besides the Tibetan Restaurant, including Sinkiang Noodle with Sauce, Lanzhou Ramen, Sichuan Hotpot, Mutton Da Pai Dang, and so on, fruit and handicraft lining in the street. When the curtain of night is approaching, the street is crowded and illuminated. The Crazy Yak Troupe is worthwhile to watch a Tibetan singing and dancing for your first visit to Lhasa. It entertains at a couple of different venue in Lhasa, including the Crazy Yak Restaurant and the Shangri La Restaurant. The show stats with short performance of various aspects of Tibetan Opera, carrying on with a drinking song which everyone is encouraged to take part in, and culminates in a sketch symbolizing how nomads subhue and tame wild yaks into domestic animals. A pantomime yak comes on stage and appears ot be wild before being restrained and he then walks round kissing members of the audience. The show finishes with the nomed riding out on the back of the yak. A very amusing and entertaining evening indeed.Bars in Lhasa are often attractive for their unique exotic flavors. It is a popular place for you to meet friends and share your travel stories or sit quietly alone relaxing, reading books or listening to music.

    Ganglamedo Cafe & Bar

    Ganglamedo Cafe & Bar is located on Barkhor Street. "Ganglamedo" means "Snowdrop" in Tibetan. The bar is managed by a woman from Dalian city. It is a complex place with more music records and paintings than other bars. Entering the doo, you will be welcomed by many elaborate canvases and watercolor paintings with the set in Tibet. The strong artistic atmosphere will make you in inebriation

    "Makye Ame"

    "Makye Ame" means a unsophisticated girl in Tibetan, which is the most famous and comfortable bar in Tibet. The three-storey off-white building on Barkhor Street is the romantic place where the 6th Dalai Lama once waited for his beautiful girl. One of the interesting thing in the bar is that there are many volumes filed with stories written by former visitors. Of course, you could leave your own story too.

    National Music Country

    National Music Country is operated by a musician who takes characteristic music as the theme of the bar, which is also a good choice for relaxation.

    There are 4 bars on the Bar Street opposite to Lhasa Hotel in the National Zhong Road. Among them, the most popular one should be Shicao Hall. Although prices of drinks here are comparatively high, it absorbs many local people.

Other Travelers' Questions

The questions raised by our past customers can help you get a more clear picture about tours to Tibet, read them or tell us your own questions via the form on the right side, our specialists will reply you within 24 hours.

user portrait Ms. Janette Ressue from: 15 days Tibet Mount Kailash Trekking plus Mt. Everest Base Camp

I am very interested in the tour this June beginning June 19th.  Are there any earlier departures in June for this 15 day tour that includes Mt. Everest and Mt Kailash trek?

Thanks you!
Answered by Nancy

Dear Ms. Janette Ressue,

Greetings from Nancy Chung at BTT. We have this group tour 4th and 22nd June. Both dates are available for you. Please check your email for the details. Thanks a lot.

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user portrait Ms. Ute Wilmas from: 10 Days Tibet Mt. Everest Base Camp plus Namtso Lake Group Tour
Hey, what means TTP and PSB?
Is the fee for Tibet visa included in this tour price?
Thanks for your answers.
Ute Wilmas
Answered by Nancy

Dear Ms. Ute Wilmas,

Greetings from Nancy at BTT. TTP (B) and PSB mean Tibet Travel Bureau and Public Security Bureau. And if you want to travel to Tibet, we have to apply Tibet permit from them with your passport and China visa copies. Yeah, the tour package includes the permit service and the fee. For more details please check your email. Best regards.

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user portrait Mr. Rai from: Nepal to Tibet overland tour plus Mt. Kailash
hi i want to go to mt kailash and mansovar lake as well as lhasa and shigatse this early May from kathmandu. could you email me the packages like 13 days or 16 days etc and the cost for a nepali passport holder and for my friend who is a british passport holder
Answered by Nancy

Dear Mr. Rai,

Thanks for visiting our website and sending your inquiry. Yes, we have 13days Tibet Mount Kailash Trekking plus Mt. Everest Base Camp group tour on 13th and 21st May. As this group tour can end at the border of Nepal and China. For the 21st May group tour it will come cross the Saga Dawa festival in Kailash if you are interested. Please check your email for the tour details about it. Thanks a lot.

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user portrait Ms. Tina from: 7 Days Lhasa to Kathmandu Tour via Everest Base Camp
Hi interested in joining this tour early Sept. Also interested to know what the discount is if I book early and for the entrance costs extra are these not needed if I was not to enter some of the the places  Tina
Answered by Helen

Dear Tina,

Thank you very much for your inquiry. If you book tour with us three months in advance, to show our welcome gesture, we are able to offer an early bird discount to you. Because the entrance fee is not included in our tour price, if you don't want to visit some spots, you won't need to pay the entrance fee. For more details, please check your email. Best regards, Helen.

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user portrait Mr. Stephen Sayuk from: 4 Days Lhasa Holy Landmarks Express
We have booked a tour to China. We would like to leave the tour to visit Tibet. The opportunity we have is to fly to Lhasa the morning of May 3 and rejoin the tour in Chongqing on May 6. Thus we would have 4 days and 3 nights available. I have a US passport and my wife has a Chilean passport.  Please give us your recommendations and costs for such a diversion. Thank you for your attention to this matter.
Answered by Helen

Dear Stephen,

Thank you very much for your inquiry. It's no problem for you to join a 4-day Lhasa tour. But we currently have one departure date on 2nd May, not on 3rd May, I was wondering whether you can advance your Lhasa tour one day earlier or not. If not, we will make a little adjustment for your Lhasa tour. Please check your email for more details. Best wishes, Helen.

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