- by Eric
- Last Updated: 2020-06-30
Nagqu is located in the hinterland of Tibet Plateau and northern Tibet, at the northern foot of Tanggula Mountain and Nianqing Tanggula Mountain. With an elevation of more than 4,500 meters, it''s been honored as "the closest place to the sky". In the area of Nagqu, the vast Qiangtang Prairie and the mysterious northern depopulated zone is inhabited by wild yaks, Tibetan antelopes, wild donkeys, and many other national-level protected animals. Lake Namtso, Nagqu Horse Racing Festival and the source of the Yangtze River attract numerous travelers each year.
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