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Nyingchi

Nyingchi is located in the lower reaches of Yarlung Zangbo River in southeastern Tibet, with an average elevation of about 3,000meters.Here the climate is moist, and the scenery is charming. There, minorities like Monba and Lhoba ethnic groups live in a compact community, so full of unusual ethnic flavor. Travellers around the world are attracted by its unique natural landscape-the Namjagbarwa peak, the unmatched Yarlung Zangbo Grand Valley, and the Pagsum Lake, as well as the beautiful scenery in Zayul and Bome counties.

With large number of river valleys and alpine gorges, Nyingchi is regarded as the "Switzerland of Tibet", and renowned for its picturesque green mountains and clear water, which is completely different from most parts of Tibet – a plateau region with an average elevation of over 4,000 meters.

Basongtso LakeBasongtso Lake
Located about 90 kilometers west of Gongbo'gyamda County, the Basum Lake is an alpine lake at the middle and upper reaches of the Ba River, which is the largest tributary of the Nyang River. View More


Lulang ForestLulang Forest
LuLang means “Loong King Valley” in Tibetan language, or “a place that will make you forget your home”. It is located by the Sichuan-Tibet Highway, about 80 km from Nyingchi County. The landscape is particularly beautiful with snow mountains, glaciers, primitive forest, villages and rivers. The species of tree and vegetation are rich here with a large number of birds resting and living within the forest. View More


Namcha Barwa PeakNamcha Barwa Peak
Namcha Barwa Peak means “a spear pierces into the sky” in Tibetan, with a history of over 700 million years. It is the first piece of land in the Himalayan region to emerge from the sea. The sky-touching Namcha Barwa Peak, with the majestic appearance, precipitous shape and unpredictable climate, has been an ambitious aim of mountain-climbing organizations from various countries. View More