Most groups holidays 2011 stay in either the Shangrila Residency, Bayul Inn or Twin Peak Lodge, with rooms from around 500 to 800. A step up is the Lachen View Point (%9434867312; r 1500-4000). Best of the bunch is the luxurious Apple Orchard Resort (www.theappleor chardresort.com; r 4830-6050), above the village next to the ani gompa (nunnery). The new Blue Pine Hotel at the entry to town looks as if it will have great views when finished.
Most hotels and travel agencies off er one- day tours. Popular options visit Yuksom via Khecheopalri Lake and three waterfalls ( 2000 to 2500 per jeepload) or combine Khecheopalri Lake, Pemayangtse Gompa and Rabdentse ( 1800 to 2000).
This covered market is interesting holidays 2011 for its range of traditional holidays 2011 Himalayan holidays 2011 produce, including churpi (dried cheese on a string), cow skin snacks, Tibetan tsampa (ground roasted barley), dried phing noodles holidays 2011 and circular yeast patties used for brewing chhang (millet beer).