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Xigaze Telecommunications Bureau and a few hotels provide IDD and DDD. Hand phones can be used here too.

Foreign Exchange

The Bank of China on Jiefang C. Road provides foreign exchange services and accepts traveler's cheques. Before going to Ngari, here is the last place to cash your traveler's cheques.

Bank of China, Xigaze branch

Add: Shanghai C. Road, Xigaze Tel: 0892-8822931

Net Bar

All hotels provide network services and tourists can have the services.

Useful Telephone Numbers

  • Local phone directory 114
  • Long-distance call inquiry 113
  • Weather forecast 121 Code for Xigaze 0892
Elevation and Content of Oxygen in the Air

The average elevation is 3,836 meters and the content of oxygen in the air is 67 percent.


Those suffered from high blood pressure, respiratory infection and intestinal disorders should follow the doctor's suggestion. It is better to bring warmer and loose clothes, sunglasses and skin lotion. In addition, you should respect the religious belief and living habits of the local people.

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