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Top Nyingchi Attractions - Things to do in Nyingchi 2024/2025

30 May 2022 Last updated at 17:00

In Nyingchi, you will definitely experience a "different Tibet". Most of other Tibet prefectures are located high, barren and only covered with fewer plantation, while Nyingchi is a nature wonder where you will see amazing flourish of peach flowers, wild forest, ancient glaciers, dominating snow peaks and friendly Tibetan locals living in quiet and beautiful villages like gardens. This is why people honored Nyingchi as "Switzerland of East" .

Top Nyingchi Attractions

Nyingchi Peach Blossom Festival

Type: Nature, Event

Altitude: 2900 meters

Best time to visit: March to April

What is the best nature landscape in Nyingchi? For the photographer or nature lovers, it must be the vast sea of peach blossoms in the spring. To attract more travelers to enjoy the beautiful of Nyingchi peach blossoms and discover the spectacular culture of Nyingchi Prefecture, the Nyingchi Peach Blossom Festival is held in the Peach Blossom Village and other places with vast peach blossoms in the annual spring usually from March to April.

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Basum Tso Lake - Small Switzerland in Tibet

Type: Holy Lake & Natural Site

Altitude: 3700 meters

Best time to visit: Autumn

Basum-tso, which means "green water" in Tibet, is knowns as a heaven on the Ridge of the world.
It is a place interlaced with beauty, religion and attractive legends.

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Namjagbarwa Peak - Famous Tibet Attractons

Type: Snow Peak, Holy Religious Site

Altitude: 7782 meters

Best time to visit: April to October

The Namjagbarwa Peak, literally "a spear piercing into the sky" in Tibetan language with an existence of over 700 million years and the first piece of land in the Himalayan region to emerge from the sea.

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Lulang Forest - Top Alpine Scenery of Tibet

Type: Natural Park, Alpine Scenery

Altitude: 3,700 meters

Best time to visit: Summer & Autumn

Featuring stunning alpine scenery, Lulang Forest, a typical plateau mountain meadow feast your eyes with a wonderful landscape and idyllic scenery in Nyingchi County.

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Midui Glacier- One of the Most Beautiful Glaciers in China

Type: Natural Park, Alpine Scenery

Altitude: 2,400 meters

Best time to visit: Summer & Autumn

Midui Glacier is located in Midui Village, Bome County, Nyingchi Prefecture of Tibet. It is one of three most important marine glaciers in China. In the year 2005, Midui Glacier, known for its diverse forms and magnificent shapes of glaciers, was voted as one of “Six Most Beautiful Glaciers in China”. It is also the lowest-altitude glacier in China with an altitude of only 2400 meters.

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Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon - World's Deepest Canyon

Type: Nature, Canyon, River

Altitude: above 3000 meters

Best time to visit: May to October

Yarlungzangbo Canyon which records world's deepest, longest, highest and most dangerous one canyon reaching depths of 5,382 meters surpassing the once-believed deepest Grand Canyon of Colorado in America.

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