Nagqu Travel Guide


Nagqu lies in the north of Tibet and the center of Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. It’s the place where Yangtze River, Nujiang River, Lhasa River and some other rivers originated from. With an average elevation of more than 4500 meters above sea level, Nagqu is one of the highest and most windswept area in Tibet. The administrative center of Nagqu is Nagchu Town which is the core of Political, economic, cultural, transportation, information and communications in North Tibet.

There are rich sources of traveling in Nagqu. The beauty of natural scenery remains the same from ancient times. Zhang Zhung, the cradle of Tibetan civilization and the incredible bon religion, was a powerful ancient country before seventh century. Nagqu Horse Racing Festival, as a great traditional feast in the vast grassland of North Tibet, is very much worth joining in the summer. The holy Mount Kailash and Lake Yamdrok are known to the world by their beauty and sanctity.

The map of Nagchu in Tibet.

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Nagqu has wild grassland and well-known Nagqu Horse Racing Festival.
Nagqu Attractions

Nagqu County located to the west of Lhasa, Tibet. As one of the cradles of Tibetan culture, Nagqu is a paradise where tourists can find not only the beautiful natural landscape but also a great many of wonderful historical sites.

There are a great number of hotels in Nagqu.
Nagqu Hotels

There are a great number of hotels in Nagqu Tibet. They can meet your basic needs and ensure you a good rest. The prices of the Nagqu hotels are mostly low or reasonable. Many of the hotels in Nagqu County stand by the side of the main road, this is more convenient for tourists who are on a Tibet travel.

Nagchu travel advice, including shopping tips, top restaurant, climate, transportation and its local customs beyond.
Nagchu Travel Advice

An insider's guide to Nagchu, including the essential things such as shopping tips, top restaurant and some basic Nagchu travel facts like climate, transportation and its local customs beyond. Follow the expert advice to plan a wonderful Nagchu tour.

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