The Shangri-La Lhasa opens on the 'roof of the world'

Updated: Apr 28, 2014 18:04 IST

High in the clouds, surrounded by the Himalayan mountains, the Shangri-La Lhasa is set 3,650 meters (11,975 feet) above sea level -- an opening billed as the brand’s spiritual homecoming. The mystical Buddhist heartland has become an increasingly popular destination on many a bucket list, particularly for intrepid globetrotters who’ve already ticked off Paris and New York and are looking for the final frontier in  travel. Take a tour of Tibet's latest luxury hotel opening. (All pics: AFP)
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High in the clouds, surrounded by the Himalayan mountains, the Shangri-La Lhasa is set 3,650 meters (11,975 feet) above sea level -- an opening billed as the brand’s spiritual homecoming. The mystical Buddhist heartland has become an increasingly popular destination on many a bucket list, particularly for intrepid globetrotters who’ve already ticked off Paris and New York and are looking for the final frontier in travel. Take a tour of Tibet's latest luxury hotel opening. (All pics: AFP)

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