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Qamdo, located in the northeast of Tibet, is a transportation hub of the renowned Ancient Tea Horse Road. Connecting with Yunnan, Sichuan, and Qinghai Provinces, Qamdo 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 Qamdo known in the world.

With thousands of years' history, Qamdo 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 Qamdo, Great Tibet Tour make out a shortlist of tops things to do in Qamdo: Ranwu Lake, Galden Jampaling Monastery, Zezhol Monastery, etc.

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

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

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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Rawoktso lake shines under sun.

Ranwu Lake

Ranwu Lake

Ranwu Lake, located in the southwest of Baxoi County, Qamdo region of Tibet, covers an area of 22 square kilometers and is the largest lake in Eastern Tibet with an elevation of 3850 meters. It's a combination of the snow-covered mountains, glaciers, and the streams.

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Zelzhol Monastery of Dingqing

Zelzhol Monastery

Zelzhol Monastery

Zelzhol Monastery is one of the highest monasteries in Tibet. It was built 3,000 years ago and is also one of the oldest and most important monasteries of the Bonismo religion.

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Laigu Glacier

Laigu Glacier

Laigu Glacier

Laigu Glacier is located in Qamdo Region of Tibet, and next to Ranwu Lake.This Tibet glacier consists of 6 glaciers: Meixi, Yalong, Ruojiao, Dongga, Xiongga and Niuma Glaciers, among which Yalong Glacier is the most spectacular. Because all these glaciers surround Laigu Village, they are collectively called Laigu Glacier.

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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. It was a primitive village inhabited by people in the Neolithic Age about 5,000 years ago, and the layout of the village was a certain scale.

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Kunming - Dali - Lijiang - ShgngriLa - Rumei - Basu - Bomi - Nyingchi - Lhasa

This journey will take you to appreciate Yunnan and Tibet's mysterious charm and natural beauty.

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

29

days

$4360

Per Person

Long adventure to gain insights into views, culture and Tibetan Buddhism of the plateau including a big loop of Nagri.

Nyingchi - Bomi - Lhasa

Cover natural exploration of beautiful scenic spots in Nyingchi and Bomi as well as Tibetan cultural immersion in Lhasa.

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