in Tibet Autonomous Region, China

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
31.214 and 96.599 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 31° 12' 51" and E 96° 35' 57"
Currency and Currency Code:
Yuan Renminbi - CNY
Spoken languages:
Chinese, Uighur, Zhuang
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 02:53 AM (Saturday)
Timezone: Asia/Urumqi
UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:37 am and 5:00 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-33.637 and -78.834 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Robinson Crusoe
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Current travel safety evaluation for China in Eastern Asia

Safety Score: 3,9 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to China.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning China. Last Update: 2021-06-16 08:28:49

Delve into Samdo

Samdo in Tibet Autonomous Region is located in China about 1,260 mi (or 2,028 km) south-west of Beijing, the country's capital town.

Current time in Samdo is now 02:53 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Asia / Urumqi with an UTC offset of 6 hours. We know of 3 airports close to Samdo. The closest airport in China is Qamdo Bangda Airport in a distance of 55 mi (or 88 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Racaka, Chamdo, Nyagla, Qiezha and Jiqu. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 13°C / 55 °F

Morning Temperature 2°C / 36 °F
Evening Temperature 13°C / 56 °F
Night Temperature 7°C / 45 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 32%
Air Pressure 1008 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 4% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Saturday, 16th of October 2021

13°C (55 °F)
7°C (45 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 17th of October 2021

14°C (58 °F)
7°C (44 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Monday, 18th of October 2021

14°C (57 °F)
7°C (44 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Akong Rinpoche

Chöje Akong Rinpoche is a tulku in the Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism and a founder of the Samye Ling Monastery. He was born in 1939, near Riwoq {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:31|12|41.76|N|96|36|0.89|E| | |name= }} in Kham, Eastern Tibet. At the age of two he was discovered by the search party seeking the reincarnation of the previous (1st) Akong, Abbot of Dolma Lhakang monastery {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:31|10|0.38|N|97|13|59.61|E| | |name= }} near Chamdo .

Located at 31.2116, 96.6003 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
1939 births, Living people, Kagyu, Lamas, Tulkus, Rinpoches, Tibetan Buddhists from Tibet, People from Dumfries and Galloway, 20th-century Lamas, British people of Tibetan descent, Karma Kagyu Lamas, Tibetan medicine, Tibetan physicians, Tibetan Buddhist teachers, Tibetan people

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Seda Gongshe, Samdo, Samdo Zhen, Sangduo, 桑多, Rezhaka, 热扎卡, 色达公社, 桑多镇