Located in the southeast of Tibet, Nyingchi is one of the hot tourist destinations with majestic and stunning natural views. With the average altitude less than 3000 meters, Nyingchi is crowned as "Throne of the Sun in Tibetan" or "the Last Heaven in the World". Nyingchi is always regarded as the best place for photographers because of the mild climate and the magnificent views of green mountain slopes, snow-capped peaks, and crystal-clear rivers.

The beauty of Nyingchi lies everywhere. Wandering in the valley, by the river, on the mountain, no matter where you are, Nyingchi can leave you a deep impression in your mind. Here is a short list of Nyingchi attractions, which may help you explore this fairy tale land easily: Yarlung Tsangpo River, Namcha Barwa, Pagsum lake, Midui Glacier, Benri Mountain, Lulang Forest etc.

The best time to visit Draksum-tso Lake in Autumn, during which you can see the colorful forests around the lake.

Draksum-tso Lake

Eastern Tibet is blessed with many beautiful lakes but this is arguably the best of the lot.
If you are very lucky, you will see the facial features of Namcha Barwa mountain. One glance eternity.

Namcha Barwa Moutain

Located in the intersection of the Himalaya Mountains, Nyainqêntanglha Mountains, and The Hengduan Mountains, Namcha Barwa is the highest mountain in Nyingchi Prefecture.
Yarlung Zangbu Grand Canyon is also a great place to see mysterious Namcha Barwa Mountain.

Yarlung Zangbu Grand Canyon

Situated in Nyingchi, Tibet, Yarlung Zangbu Grand Canyon is the longest and the deepest valley.
Known as a fairyland where gods live in with scenic beauties, Lulang Forest has special breathtaking scenery in every season

Lulang Forest

With an altitude of 3700 m, Lulang Forest Sea is a typical plateau-mountain meadow narrow strip land with a length of 15 kilometers and an average width of 1 kilometer.
Shuba Ancient Fort

Shuba Ancient Fort

Shuba Ancient Fort is situated in the Gongbogyamda County, about 55 km away from the county seat.


A stay in this gorgeous tiny rural village, a couple of kilometres east of the small town of Lunang, is for many travellers a highlight of a trip to this part of eastern Tibet.
Lamaling temple is 30km south of Bayi.

Lamaling Temple

About 30km south of Bayi is the attractive Lamaling Temple, which was the seat of the exiled Dudjom Rinpoche (1904-87), the former head of the Nyingma order.
Niyang River

Nyang River

Niyang River is a major river in southwest Tibet and the longest tributary of the Yarlung Tsangpo Valley.
Midui Glacier

Midui Glacier

Midui Glacier is regarded as 1 of the 6 most beautiful glaciers in China by China National Geography Magazine.

Lhasa - Nyingtri - Tsetang - Lhasa

This tour begins with a three-day sightseeing in Lhasa, then you will set off for Nyingchi which is called the Tibetan Switzerland. Later you will arrive Tsetang to feel close to the "cradle of Tibetan civilization" and the origin of Tibetan Buddhism.

Lhasa - Lake Namtso - Nyingtri - Tsedang – Gyantse – Shigatse - EBC - Gyirong – Kathmandu

This tour connected two of the holiest lands in Asia. Starting from Lhasa and ending in Kathmandu, it’s a journey of discovery and purification. After 12 days of the exciting and rewarding trip in Tibet, you will cross the border bridge between China and Nepal. Then step into a new world of beauty and peace.

Lhasa - Nyingtri

Nyingchi is known as the Jiangnan in Tibet. It’s a wonderful place where you can find the ultimate beauty of nature and the spiritual home for pure souls. With a history of thousands of years, Nyingchi could be a dream place to travelers on a trip to Tibet.

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