Wednesday, 8 May 2013

Nyingchi County Vacations

Nyingchi County Photos


Nyingchi County is located in the middle reaches of the Yarlung Tsangpo River. Both steep cliffs and flat valleys exist in the area. The average altitude is 3000 metres above sea level. Bayi Town, the administrative capital of Nyingchi Prefecture, is located in Nyingchi County .
There are a lot of scenic spots in or nearby Nyingchi County. The Seche La Mountain Scenic Spot is located to the east of Nyingchi County, the Seche La Mountain is a part of the Nyainqentanglha Mountain Range, the watershed of the Nyang River and the Polung Zangbo River. The Sichuan-Tibetan Highway passes by. Standing at the mountain pass at 4,728 meters above sea level, one can admire the sunrise, sea of cloud, endless forest and the grand Namjagbarwa Peak. The Benri La Mountain near the Dagzê Village on the western slope of the mountain is a sacred site of the Tibetan Bön Sect and one of the four great holy mountains in Tibet. All year, devotees make pilgrimages to this spot from all areas. Every tenth day of the eighth month of the Tibetan calendar, a grand mountain worshiping activity is held, which is called "Nangbolhasoi," meaning "seeking for treasures from immortals."
Buchu Monastery and Lamaling Monastery is located in Nyingchi County.


Nyingchi County Photos