Chamdo, located in the northeast of Tibet, is a transportation hub of the renowned Ancient Tea Horse Road. Connecting with Yunnan, Sichuan, and Qinghai Provinces, Chamdo is one of the vital gateways for travelers to enter Tibet by overland. Besides the perfect geographic condition, the culture and natural scenery also make Chamdo known in the world.

With thousands of years' history, Chamdo is the core zone to know about the unique Kangba Culture. What's more, you can also explore the majestic natural scenery in this charming place which is abundant in marvelous snow-capped mountains, vast grassland, dense forest, thundering waterfalls, etc. In order to help you discover the best of Chamdo, we Great Tibet Tour make out a short list about tops things to do in Chamdo: Ranwu Lake, Galden Jampaling Monastery, Karub Ruins, Riwoche Monastery, Tsedrug Temple, etc.

Climate and travel season: Late spring and early autumn are the best travel seasons to Chamdo.

Specialties: Karma County's handcraft thangka is a folk art treasure with bright colors and exquisite workmanship.

Rawoktso lake likes a mirror to reflect mountains.

Ranwu Lake

Ranwu Lake

Ranwu Lake, located in the southwest of Baxoi County, Qamdo region of Tibet, covers an area of 22 square kilometers.

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Karub means castle.

Karub Ruins

Karub Ruins

Karub Ruins is a Neolithic site in the upper reaches of the Lancang River in China, located in Karuo Village, Qamdo, Tibet Autonomous Region.

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Jampaling Monastery

Galden Jampaling Monastery

Galden Jampaling Monastery

This active hilltop monastery, known as Galden Jampaling Monastery of around 1000 monks dominates Chamdo.

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Lhasa - Tsetang - Nyingtri -Pomi - Nyingtri - Lhasa - Lake Namtso - Ali - Darchen - Mt.Kailash - Lake Manasarovar - Saga - EBC - Shigatse - Gyantse - Lhasa

This exciting tour covered most of the tourist attractions in Tibet. It’s a great chance to gain insights into the beautiful views, culture and Tibetan Buddhism of the holy land. As a long adventure on the high Plateau, this journey is for warriors who are strong-willed and fearless.

Chengdu – Kangding - Pomi – Nyingtri - Lhasa

This is a journey starts from Chengdu and ends to Lhasa. Crossing two provinces, you can visit all the meaningful places along with the Sichuan-Tibet highway by 4WD Land Cruiser, such as Kangding, Litang, Pomi, Nyingchi, etc. exploring the holy land step by step.

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