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Zhangmu is known by its Tibetan name Khasa. This town lies in the southern region of Himalayas about 776 km. away from the capital of Tibet Lhasa. Since it is closest to Nepal as well, Zhangmu has become an important place for trading between Nepal and Tibet. This beckons huge number of business travelers as well. As a trading port, Zhangmu Town is also much modernized with many grand buildings. One can find customhouse, business bureau, factories, shops, banks, post offices, schools, hotels, restaurants and resident buildings in this town that are orderly arranged beside the street.

Reasons to visit
We welcome you to the most exciting tourist attractions and travel destinations which are given below. We take into notice each and every details about recreation, entertainment, adventure and relaxation. By looking at the things to do in city one can see if that spot offers romance, family fun, sightseeing or adventure. Drill down into the tourist attractions below to find out more about each place and see how the local customs create a unique atmosphere.

Zhangmu town is the other face of Tibetan beauty, completely different from what you have seen till now. Covered with green carpet of trees and grasslands, full of captivating flowers, Zhangmu offers something special to its guest. There is no competitor to this town when compared for scenic beauty. That gives it an edge over rest of the cities of Tibet. Zhangmu is pleasantly warm and overwhelmingly colorful, and the best part is that this exclusive beauty remains in the lap of this town for the entire period of twelve month. The hills around Zhangmu are heavily wooded with innumerable waterfalls in the summer and frozen 'icicles' during the winter. The main attractions apart from the obvious Mt. Everest are more or less, all monasteries. Most important of them being the Palkhor Monastery, Tashilhunpo Monastery, and Rongbuk Monastery. The city receives a lot of fame and with it, a lot of tourist and pilgrims due to the renowned Saka dawa Festival hat is celebrated with much enthusiasm in Palkhor Monastery on the 15th of April according to Tibetan Calendar. The day is considered to be the birthday of Sakyamuni. This gives you another chance to experience Tibetan culture and rituals from close quarters so don't miss this golden opportunity.

Zhangmu town has very colorful bazaar that remains busy and crowded with tourists and businessmen. Zhangmu is the only place in Tibet where you can shop for Tibetan material as well as items from Nepal as Zhangmu borders Nepal.

Festive celebrations
Zhangmu is pleasantly warm and overwhelmingly colorful, and the best part is that this exclusive beauty remains in the lap of this town for the entire period of twelve month. God must have been in his most generous mood bestowing it with the treasures of nature forever meandering rivers, valleys saturated with brightest flowers, might mountains with snow covered peaks, and milky waterfalls make this town a must visit for any traveler. Losar, Tibet's most colourful festival, sees a series of Buddhist rituals and ceremonies, confirming a sense of renewal, remembering the true purpose in life and the destroying of old things. Saga Dawa Festival is observed by Tibetan Buddhist as one of the important festival in their society. It therefore occupied an important position in the Tibetan society held each year on the full moon day of the fourth lunar month of the Tibetan calendar. This festival is celebrated in honor of Sakyamuni's and his enlightenment.