Located in the southeast of Tibet, Nyingchi means the throne of sun in Tibetan language. Bordering Burma to the south, Nyingchi is also famed as the “East Swizerland” and “Jiangnan of Tibet“(Jiangnan in Chinese means the fertile and prosperous area in the south of the Yangtze). The deepest canyon in the world, Yarlung Zangbu Grand Canyon, lies here.
Highlights of Nyingchi
▪ Plum Blossom: The plum blossom dotted with Tibetan residences and towering snowy peak in a distance makes Nyingchi a dreamlike land.
▪ Namjagbarwa Mountain: It is not easy for tourists to appreciate the ture features of Namjagbarwa Mountain, which is a mist-shrouded triangle peak at the altitude of 7782 meters. If you do, you are lucky.
▪ Medog County: the only county in China without a single road. It is the lowest and warmest place in Tibet and also the perfect hiking destination integrated with collapse, debris flow, leech, poisonous insects, high mountain, canyon and rainforest.
▪ Yarlung Zangbu Grand Canyon: The downstream of Yarlung Zangbu River makes a sharp turn aound Namjagbarwa Mountain and flows to the south in Nyingchi, hence the precipitous canyon.
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