Langmusi

Langmusi, also known as Taktsang Lhamo, is a small town with two large monasteries—Kirti Gompa and Serta Monastery and Nunnery. Located on the border between Gansu and Sichuan provinces at an elevation of 3345 m/10,974 ft, the town sits in a picturesque valley surrounded by mountain ranges, green meadows and alpine forest. A short hike to the gorge behind Kirti Gonpa leads to Taktsang which means "Tiger Cave" in Tibetan, the ancient meditation caves the town is named after. An excellent destination for hiking and trekking by horse, Langmusi has good accommodations for visitors and travelers.