Shigatse Taxi: Shigatse Taxi Fares, Tips and Phones

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Shigatse is 273 kilometers west to Lhasa. At an elevation of 3,800 meters, with the area of 3,875 square kilometers and population of 820,000, it is the second biggest and the only county-level city in Tibet.

The Locationof Shigatse (Google Map)

Shigatse Taxi Quantity

There is no exact statistics about the number of taxi in Shigatse, however, taxis are an economical choice for transport in Shigatse.

Taxi Models in Shigatse

Many of the taxis in Shigatse are Santana, and other models of Volkswagen vehicles made in Shanghai.

Taxi in Shigatse

Shigatse Taxi Fares

•RMB 10 within the city in daytime ( not a big city, all the same price: 10 yuan within the city)

Shigatse Taxi Company Bookings

If you need to book a taxi in Shigatse, please make the call as following:
Shigatse Taxi Booking Phone number. Tel: 0892-114

Hailing a Shigatse City Taxi

It is very easy to hail a taxi on the streets and the points near the Station, Scenic Spots and Hotel also are the best places

Shigatse Taxi rider’s rights

As a taxi rider, you have the rights below:
Direct drive to your destination and no compulsory car pooling
Go to any destination in and beyond Shigatse
Your car driver knows the streets in Shigatse and the way to major destinations in Shigatse;
Your driver should know and abide by all traffic laws;
Air-conditioning on demand;
A radio-free trip;
No Smoking
A clean passenger seat area;
A clean trunk
A driver uses the horn only when necessary to warn of danger;
No Tipping

Shigatse Taxi Stands

There are no particular taxi stands in Shigatse. People just hail a taxi anywhere it is safe.

Shigatse Taxi Complaints

If you have any problem with a taxi in Shigatse, pleas contace the following:
Tel: 0892-96169, 0892-8825604

Shigatse Taxi Useful Information

Bargaining with the cab driver if out of Shigatse
1)The daytime fare is only CNY 5 within the city.
2)After 20:00, the fare is CNY10 per trip within the city
3) Lhasa – Shigatse: about 700 yuan ( 3 hours)

Shigatse Travel Tips:

1. Shigatse Tourism Complaint Phones: 13889028808, 13908922542
2. The Bus Station on Shanghai Road: Buses to Lhasa, Lhatse, Tingri and Zhangmu
3. Tashilhunpo Monastery: RMB 55
4. If go further south to Mt. Everest and Zhangmu, apply for a travel permit in Shigatse
5. Shigatse Heping Airport has some flights to Lhasa
Hassle-free Lhasa & Tibet Guided Tours

Hassle-free Lhasa & Tibet Guided Tours

If you don’t want to go the do-it-yourself route and prefer the hassle-free escorted tours, here are some options for guided tours to Lhasa and Tibet:

Lhasa Tour
Tibet Travel
Lhasa Tibet Group Tour
Lhasa Tibet Private Tour
Beijing Lhasa Tour
Lhasa China Tour

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Lhasa Yamdrok-Tso Lake Road Trip

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Gyantse County and Road Trip to Shigatse
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