Nagri (also Ali) prefecture in northwestern Tibet is known as the roof of the roof of the world for it is situated at an elevation of 4,500 meters above sea level. It's the place where the Himalayas, the Gangdise, the Kunlun Mountains and Karakorum Mountains meet. This area is dotted with beautiful lakes and rivers, great mountains and glaciers, vast grasslands, spectacular snow mountains, as well as pastures and clay forests.
It is sparsely populated and it is a paradise for wild animals, such as yaks and Tibetan antelopes. It is also a popular tourist destination with many famous natural and historical sites, like the ruins of Guge Kingdom, Toling Temple, the holy Mt. Kailash and the sacred Lake Manasarovar. The Mt. Kailash and Lake Manasarovar are symbolized as the spiritual center of Buddhists.
It has been viewed as the most typical and largest tertiary strata earth forest in the world with the total area of 2,464 square kilometers.
At the main peak of the Gandise Mountains, Mount Kailash is the most famous holy mountain in Asian history.
The lake is purer than a sapphire and one can see through dozens of meters into the lake. The lake is located in the Burang County, 20 km southeast of the Mount Kailash.
Pangong Lake is a famous border lake. It is called “Cuomu Angla Renbo Tso”, which means “Long-Necked Crane Lake”.
Zhari Namco, the largest salt water lake in Ngari and the third largest lake in Tibet.
The rock paintings cover a wide range of contents, including hunting, domestic animal herding, and farming, as well as the sun and moon, and people.