Top Attractions in and near Nyingchi

Nyingchi (also spelt “Nyingtri” or “Linzhi”), means “throne of the sun” in Tibetan. A prefecture in southeast Tibet Autonomous Region, it borders India, Myanmar, as well as Yunnan and Sichuan provinces of China. Nyingchi is easily accessible by air and car. It is 400 kilometers east of Lhasa.
 
Visa requirements For foreign travelers: valid Chinese visa; Tibet Travel Permits
Languages: Tibetan, Mandarin, English
Currency:Chinese Yuan (CNY)
Area (km2) : 117,000 square kilometers (45,173 square miles)
Country name : Tibet, China
 
Nyingchi (also spelt “Nyingtri” or “Linzhi”), means “throne of the sun” in Tibetan. A prefecture in southeast Tibet Autonomous Region, it borders India, Myanmar, as well as Yunnan and Sichuan provinces of China. Nyingchi is easily accessible by air and car. It is 400 kilometers east of Lhasa. The regional government is based in Bayi Town. Nyingchi enjoys the reputation of being “the Switzerland of Tibet” and “the Jiangnan of Tibet” for its charming natural landscape. If you have plans to travel to Nyinchi region, you will surely be impressed with a different kind of scenary in Tibet.You will find a great variety of places to visit in Nyinchi area. One major attraction is Yarlung Tsangpo River, considered the mother river by the Tibetan people. Mount Namjagbarwa, a holy snow mountain, sits right along the river. The Yarlung Tsangpo River Valley is also the deepest and the longest valley in the world. You can also Baksum Tso Lake, Lulang Forest and Midui Glacier, among many more great spots to take in views of the bountiful Tibetan wonders. Trekkers can head into the mysterious Medog, the only county in Tibet without a single road.
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Best Season:April to October
Popular Location: Draksumtso, Lulang, Pomi, Ranwu

Nyingchi Impression Tour, Far More than Peach Blossom

Nyingtri is home to huge well-preserved forest with many ancient and rare trees. The tourist sights in Nyingtri are mainly natural marvels. But the Nyingtri tourist attractions are not just for sightseeing. Nyingtri, \"The Switzerland of Tibet\", is also a dream destination for adventure lovers and daredevils. Well, what will you expect to visit in and around Nyingchi? Here is a short list of the main tourist sights in Nyingtri: Draksum-Tso/Basum-Tso, Lunang Forest, 2500-year-old Cypress trees, Kaqen Glaciers, Namcha Barwa Mountain, Sacred Benri Mountain, Medog Natural Reserves, Zayu Natual Reserves, YiGong National Geological Parks, Buchu Monastery, Lamaling Temple, Taktse Monastery, Dodung Monastery, Galang Palace Ruins and Folk Culture Village. Can not wait to take a visit to Nyingchi? Find one tour with Tibet Local Guide now.

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