Everybody think Lhasa is a barren city because it is located at 3650 meters above the sea level. While this is not totally true. Actually Lhasa is not only a “Sunshine city” but also a “Green city”. Thanks to the wide Lhasa River which gives great environment for the plants to survive here. Lhalu Wetland is one of the best nature reserve in Lhasa.
Location: northwestern corner of Lhasa
With a total area of more than 6 square kilometers at 3,645 meters above the sea level, the Lhalu Nature Reserves is a typical plateau wetland. Hundreds years ago, I was manor of a very famous Tibetan noble family – Lhalu. The web climate and float grass are rare on the plateau. Groups of wild birds such as ruddy shelducks, yellow ducks, Tibetan syrrhapters, bareheaded geese, brown-headed gulls and laverocks can be seen here every year. The national first class protections animal, black-necked cranes also enjoy their life here.
Tips: It only periodically opens in hot season in order to protect the environment. Tourists can take overlook on Beijing West Road, Dangre West Road and Luding North Road