Nyingchi is the gateway to Tibet from Yunnan and Sichuan

16/01/2013 13:36

  Located in southeastern Tibet Autonomous Region around the Brahmaputra (Yarlung Tsangpo River), Nyingchi is the gateway to Tibet from Yunnan and Sichuan. It neighbors Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Yunnan Province within the east and is bordered by Lhasa within the west. Within the south, it shares a boundary with India and Burma. The regional government is seated in Bayi Town, more than 400 kilometers east of Lhasa.

  Like all other parts in Tibet, Nyingchi can also be quite rich in all-natural marvels. These attractions are not just good for sightseeing, but they prove to become a dream location for adventure lovers and daredevils. The Yaluzhangbu Grand Canyon, located within the south eastern side of Nyingchi city is situated exactly where Himalyas, Tanggula, and Henduan Mountain meet. The canyon that's about 500 km lengthy has an typical depth of 5000 m. Apart from the exceptional ecological system, you'll see a large number of wildlife as well, Bangladeshi tigers, the long leaf tail monkey and many other people. There are no staying locations nearby so it's advised that you simply carry all your camping gear together with you and take essential precautions because the area is exposed to floods and landslides. Do not go their without a guide who knows the region well.Sacred Sejila Mountain is an essential pilgrimage center situated within the eastern side of Nyingchi City and located at an altitude of 4700 m above sea level. The pilgrims come here and stroll about the peak and provide their prayers. Just stand at any point and admire the pure elegance from the mountain that's covered with flowers of all color. The sight is absolutely spellbinding and requires you into a globe by no means experienced.The Paga Temple features a lengthy history and dates back to the era of 5th Dalai Lama. You will find the biggest collection of Buddha statues nearly thousands in quantity. Also seek blessing of much more than 100 Lamas residing inside the temple premises. 1 who visits this temple by no means leaves with out going to the Holy Paga Mountain and the mysterious cave half way up the mountain. Stated to possess super natural powers, the cave also features a hot geyser that shoots out every four hours. Carefully examine the walls of the cave that have a great deal of inscriptions that still remains hidden from the eyes from the globe.Ranwu Lake will be the greatest lake in south east of Tibet and is around 90 km away from Nyingchi County. The lake is situated at an altitude of 3800 meters and covers an region of about 22 sq. km. The lake is surrounded by various mountain ranges from all side, the Gangrigabu snow mountain in the southwest, the Azhagongla Glacier in the south and Bosula Peak in northeast. The tip of tehse ranges is covered with snow all the year round.