Nyingtri is home to huge well-preserved forest with many ancient and rare trees. The tourist sights in Nyingtri are mainly natural marvels. But the Nyingtri tourist attractions are not just for sightseeing. Nyingtri, "The Switzerland of Tibet", is also a dream destination for adventure lovers and daredevils. Here is a short list of the main tourist sights in Nyingtri: Draksum-Tso/Basum-Tso, Lunang Forest, 2500-year-old Cypress trees, Kaqen Glaciers, Namcha Barwa Mountain, Sacred Benri Mountain, Medog Natural Reserves, Zayu Natual Reserves, YiGong National Geological Parks, Buchu Monastery, Lamaling Temple, Taktse Monastery, Dodung Monastery, Galang Palace Ruins and Folk Culture Village.
In 1994, Chinese scientists proved that the Brahmaputra River Gand Canyon is the world’s biggest canyon.
LuLang means “Loong King Valley” in Tibetan language, or “a place that will make you forget your home”.
The nature reserve occupies an area of 16,000 square kilometers at the southeast corner of the Tibetan Plateau, at the juncture of two parts of the Himalaya Mountain Range, and has an average elevation less than 2,500 meters.
It was constructed with stones and wood in Tang Dynasty, even 300 years earlier than the worldly famous Potala Palace.
At the mountain pass with an elevation of 4,728 meters above sea level, visitors can enjoy the grand sea of clouds, the endless forests and the splendid beauty of Mount Namche Barwa.