1 Week of Breath-taking Views in Nyingchi (Switzerland of Tibet)

Author: Rubina Khan
| Updated: 2018-05-10 01:33:54

Nyingchi is also known as Linzhi located in Bayi district. It is a prefecture-level city in the southeast of the Autonomous Tibet Region. It is famous for its mesmerizing sight-seeing, a blanket of snow covering mountains, crystal clear lakes, valleys & steep cliffs. Places of interest around this ‘Switzerland of Tibet’ are mentioned below:

  • Lulang Forest - ‘Lulang’ means “Loong King Valley” or “a place that will make you forget your home”. It’s famous for its mesmerizing beautiful mountains which are covered with the blanket of snow. A land of the fairy tale will surely surprise you.
  • Bagar Monastery - A cluster of small ponds located near Bagar Monastery. It was built during the period of 5th Dalai Lama. There is a cave above this monastery which gives you more information on Buddhism.
  • Basongcuo Lake – This Lake is surrounded by the cluster of mountains. In the centre, there is an islet Zhaxi. It’s been said that Zhaxi is floating on the water because it is empty. You can reach this islet by boat.
  • Jikar Hot Spring – This hot spring contains elements & minerals. During winters you can enjoy your morning spa in this hot spring which soothes & relaxes you.
  • Nnamjagbarwa Peak – It’s a legendary mountain peak also known as ‘Namcha Barwa Himal’ which is the 15th highest peak. Valley full of glaciers & evergreen forests of this sky-scraping peak is remarkable. You will surely thank God for one of his creation. 
  • Niyang River – This River means “the sad tears of a fairy”. Crystal clear water of this river reveals that it is well preserved. You must not miss visiting ‘niyang river visitor centre’ in 2011 we received an international award for 'architecture in stone 2011' located along the mirui road and adjacent to the niyang river it’s made out of local stone influenced by Tibetan vernacular tradition.

So don't miss the chance to visit one of the most beautiful places on this earth with mesmerizing beauty of mountains, rivers and valleys showing the reflection of its natural beauty.