Useful Tibetan Numbers

Here we collected some of the useful local telephone numbers for emergent cases, weather broadcast, and other useful Tibet numbers, area codes for major cities in Tibet. In the meantime, we listed some useful Tibetan languages and words which can be helpful if travelers can learn few to speak with local tour guides, driver, and shop owners or hotel Tibetan staff. This surely brightens someone’s whole day. Read more on Tibet travel advice.
 

General Public Numbers:

Police: 110

Fire: 119

Ambulance: 120

Weather Forecast: 12121

Local Phone Number Inquiry: 114

Consumer Complain: 12315

Tibet Hospitals (TAR = Tibet Autonomous Region):

People’s Hospital of TAR: 0891-6332462

Lhasa People’s Hospital Emergency Center: 0891-98120

Tibet Transportation:

Gonggar Airport Information Desk: 0891-6216465 or 0891-6182220

Bus Station of TAR: 0891-6824469

Tibet Area Codes:

Lhasa: 0891

Shigatse (Xigaze): 0892

Lhoka (Shannan): 0893

Nyingchi: 0894

Chamdo (Qamdo): 0895

Nagqu (Nakchu): 0896

Ngari (Ali): 0897

Useful Tibetan Words and languages

The Tibetan Language may be hard for you to master in a short time. However, learning some greetings and daily-used Tibetan words can be fun and helpful when shopping in Tibet or meeting emergencies. Take a quick look at the Tibet cultural travel tips.
 

Greetings & Polite Words:

English

Tibetan

Hello

Tashi-Deleg (Tashi Delek)

How are you?

Keh-Rang Ku-Su De-Bo Yin-Peh

Thank you.

Too-Je-Che

You’re welcome.

Kay-Nang-Gi-Ma-Ray

I’m sorry.

Gong-Dhaa

Good-bye.

Kah-Leh-Phe

What’s your name?

Ming La Kay-Rey

My name is…

Ngah … Yin

Pronouns:

English

Tibetan

I

Ngah

You

Keh-Rahng

He/She

Khong-Rahng

Directions & Transportation:

English

Tibetan

Left

Yong-Qang

Right

Yehang-Qang

Go straight ahead

Ke-Er-Duom

Bus

Mozha

Bus Station

Mozha-Pazhuo

Places:

English

Tibetan

Hotel

Zhun-Kangha

Bank

Wha-Khang

Hospital

Men-Khang

Monastery

Kuong-Bah

Shopping in Tibet:

English

Tibetan

Price

Ni-Kong-Zha

How much

Kah-Tsay

Expensive

Kong-Zha-Chang-Po

Cheap

Kong-Zha-Chung-Po

Money

Bei-Xiha

What’s this?

Dee Kah-Ray

I will take it.

Nhi-Geying

I will leave it.

Nhi-Gemei

Time:

English

Tibetan

Daytime

Ni-Ma-Kuang

Night

China-Kuang

Yesterday

Keh-Sah

Today

Thi-Ring

Tomorrow

Sahng-Gai

Morning

Shiao-Gao

Noon

Ning-Guh