With an average altitude of over 4500 meters, Ngari is located in the westernmost part of the Tibetan Plateau. It is the interlaced place of the Himalayas, the Gangdise, the Kunlun Mountains and other majestic mountain ranges. This mysterious land is the least populated area in the world except for no man's land. In Ngari, you will find the vast and desolate of the extraordinary landscape as far as you can see. Every mountain and river here is endowed with divinity. There are holy lakes, huge glaciers, vast grasslands, spectacular snowy mountains, as well as clay forests and ruins.
In the vast land of Ngari, every scene seems to be sighing at the smallness of life and the vastness of nature. Walking into this land, time seems to go back a million years. It's like entering the unopened world of prehistory, leaving only piety and awe in your heart. And there are soaring eagles and running antelopes, as well as the most dazzling starry sky in the world. In addition, the charm of Ngari is also shown in some famous attractions, such as Mt. Kailash--the mountains of the gods, Lake Manasarovar--one of the great three lakes in Tibet, Zanda Clay Forest--the masterpiece of nature, Tholing Monastery--flying monastery, Guge Kingdom--lost glory, Pangong Lake--a paradise for birds, etc.
Recommended Tour Itineraries in Ngari Prefecture
This is a tour of exploring the Tibetan culture. You can visit all the influential monasteries, palaces, temples in Yarlung Valley, which is considered as “the cradle of Tibetan civilization”. You can also see Tibetan incense and engraving workshops in Nyemo County – the birthplace of Tibetan language.
The tour will take you to some great cities in Tibet and show you the dreamy natural views and the origin of Tibetan Buddhism. After a 4-day visiting in Lhasa, you will head to the east and discover the symbols of the Tibet culture then enjoy the two of top three holy lakes.
If you are looking for adventure, you will probably love trekking on the roof of the world. This adventurous journey will satisfy your passion for nature and open up a new world to explore. Four days of trekking will show you the stunning scenery of the world's highest mountain, Mount Everest, and the surrounding peaks.