Tibet Destination

Attraction of Nagchhu

Nagqu – Great Pasture in North Tibet
Having an elevation of more than 4,500 meters, Nagchhu is located on the famous North Tibet Plateau. It is 338 kilometres from Lhasa and at the juncture of the Qinghai-Tibet Highway. Nagchhu is famous for a unique landscape. The ancient Yamtung (or Zhangxhung) cultural site, the Bon monasteries, the Holy Lake Namtso and the life of the highland herdsmen are unique tourist attraction.

Lake Namtso
Namtso situates 60 kilometres to the northwest of Damxung County 4,718 meters above sea level. It is 72 kilometres long from east to west and 30 kilometres wide from south to north. It has an area of 1,940 square kilometres. It is one of the three holy lakes in Tibet and receives high respects among the local people. On the Tibetan year of sheep, pilgrims from faraway come here to walk around the lake. It takes more than 10 days to circle the lake once.

Night life in Lhasa

Night Markets in Lhasa
One can visit the Youth Road night market. It is an illuminated night market with lines of stalls selling snacks, chafing-dishes, fruits and handicrafts.

Tianhai Night Market
The night market in Tianhai is bigger than the one in Youth Road. It provides more kinds of snacks and food and is a perfect place for late-night rendezvous. This market remains open until sunrise.