Nagqu is located in northern Tibet, between the Tanggula Mountains, Nyenchen Tanggula Mountains, and the Gangdise Mountains. Standing at an average altitude of over 4500 meters, it has the unique nomadic culture, sacred religious culture, as well as secret and stunning natural landscapes. This secret holy land attracts thousands of tourists from home and abroad with its unique charm every year. Walk into Nagqu, you will be overwhelmed by the picturesque natural scenery, such as snow-covered mountains, boundless prairies, fascinating geothermal springs, holy large lakes, etc. In addition, the Nagqu Annual Horse Racing Festival in August is also a highlight, which shows plentiful performance as well as traditional culture. The following famous Nagqu attractions will help you to have a perfect Nagqu trip.

Yampachen Hot Springs
The Yampachen Hot Springs is located in Dangxiong County, 90 kilometers northwest of Lhasa city, covering an area of 7,000 kilometers. Surrounded by snow-capped mountains, it is a natural wonder. It is said that the hot springs here can cure many kinds of chronic diseases.
Namtso Lake
At an altitude of 4718 meters, Namtso Lake has clear water with the stunning scenery. It is one of the great three lakes in Tibet, also one of the famous Buddhist holy sites.
Tashi Dor Monastery
Tashi Dor Monastery is located on Namtso Lake Island. Historically it has been the practice site of the great living Buddhas.

Namtso, located in the central Tibet autonomous region, is the second largest lake in Tibet.

Namtso Lake

Namtso Lake, one of the top three holy lakes in Tibet, is an ideal place to take a spiritual journey.
Yampachen hot springs is always filled with white fog like a fairyland in the mortal world.

Yampachen Hot Springs

87 kilometers northwest of Lhasa, Yampachen is a small town lying in Yampachen Valley of Lhasa.
Qiangtang means "northern highland". This prairie located among the Kunlun, Tanggula and Gangdese Mountains.

Qiangtang Prairie

Qiangtang Prairie, one of the five largest pastures in China, is located between the Kunlun Mountains, Tanggula Mountains, and the Gangdisi Mountains.
Every Tibetan sheep year, numerous pilgrims visit Tashi Dor Monastery.

Tashi Dor Monastery

Most travellers head for Tashi Dor Monastery(扎西岛寺), situated on a hammerhead of land that just into the southeastern corner of Namtso Lake.


This tour will lead you into the fascinating natural beauty of Tibet and Nepal. There are so many attractions such as mighty snow mountains, vast clear lakes and grassland waiting for you to discover. Step into the pure land and get close to the original nature there!


This itinerary takes tourists to explore the mystical Sherpa culture in Kathmandu, and then fly to Lhasa to enjoy the most fantastic natural sceneries including sacred Namtso Lake, is often described as being next to heaven because of its stunning beauty.

Lhasa - Gyantse - Shigatse - EBC - Shigatse - Lake Namtso - Lhasa

Start with 3 days of essential Lhasa tour, travelers will explore Tibet by following this authentic itinerary including Mt. Everest and Lake Namtso. They can also get the different experience of how it feels to relax in the hot spring with a high altitude in Yampachen.

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