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Lulang Forest

Sea of forest

About Lulang Forest

Tibet is a real natural museum of plants, hosting the genes of numerous plant species, which form a showcase of the entire Asian plant life. 
LuLang means “Loong King Valley” in Tibetan language, or “a place that will make you forget your home”. It is located by the Sichuan-Tibet Highway, about 80 km from Nyingchi County. In summer, the flowers will blossom. Also, it is 1 of the best spot to watch the Namjagbarwa (the highest peak in Nyingchi with an elevation of 7782 meters).
With an elevation of 3700 meters, Lulang Forest is a typical plateau-mountain-meadow, 15 km long and 1 km wide. Known as a fairyland where gods live in with scenic beauties, it has special breathtaking scenery in every season. In Spring, it is of full-brown azaleas all over the forest, which attracts swarms of birds. In Summer, you can see golden wheat waves with freshing breezes in Lulang Forest. In Autumn, the leaves all turn yellow and then red except the evergreen pines. In Winter, snow falls on the forest as well as the on the glaciers. You will get lost in the fairy tale. The clouds constantly change their shapes above Lulang Forest. Sometimes they are like galloping horses or leisure yaks. 
The local people scatter on the meadow in Lulang Forest together with the wild animals form a dreamy paradise where the immortals live in. Tourists here would always be slaves of the beautiful natural landscape.

Tips of Lulang Forest

1. On both sides of the road in the town nearby Lulang Forest, there are a dozen of restaurants mainly provide cooked chickens and some fungi. 
2. There is a clean guesthouse in the town but the rooms are a little bit inexpensive. If you have to stay overnight inside Lulang Forest, you can sleep in the wooden house of local people if permitted. 
3. With a tour plan in depth in Lulang Forest, waterproof clothes, medicines and sleeping bag should be included in package. 
4. There is an observation deck built in the attraction of Lulang Forest, which provides the most amazing views about the forest as well as the Namjagbarwa in distance.

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Hotels nearby

  • Currently, there are no hotels in the neighborhood.

Tours to Lulang Forest

Tour the historical sites along the Brahmaputra river

This trip starts from exploring the holy city Lhasa, then travel east to Nyingchi for a "Switzerland Land" experience, later to Tsedang to explore the "cradle of Tibetan civilization" and the first temple of Tibet.

Hongkong to Tibet Travel through Nyingchi with Low Altitude

First fly to Chengdu to visit Giant Panda, then to worship the Leshan Giant Buddha; later fly to Nyingchi to enjoy the Switzerland Views, move to Lhasa for a Tibetan culture experience and an eyeful of the beautiful holy lake Namtso.

Tour to see all the best of Tibet

This tour route almost covers all the well-known tourist sites in Tibet. After flying from Chengdu to Nyingchi, you can explore the forest and lakes in the eastern Tibet, then head west to Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, and then continue west to the sec

Explore the Natural Beauty in Eastern Tibet

This in-depth Eastern Tibet Tour route nearly covers all the tourist sites in the eastern Tibet, including Rawok lake,Niyang River, Barksum-tso, Laigu Glacier, etc. Flying directly from Chengdu to the eastern Tibet at an altitude of 2740m not only sho

How to get there

Address: 80 km from Bayi County, Nyingchi Prefecture
1. Bus-- There are buses bounding for Nyingchi from Pomi everyday before 10:00, CNY 80 per person.
2. Rental Car-- You can rent a car in Bayi County, and visit Draksum-tso by the way.

Best time to visit it

You can visit Lulang Forest all year round. Every season has its own characters. Yet from Jul. to Sept., you can see green forest with colorful flowers.
Opening Hours: 7:00--18:00

Admission Fee

CNY 90

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