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Nyingtri Tourist Attractions

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.

  • Mount Namjagbarwa

    Namche Barwa is the highest mountain in Nyingchi Prefecture.

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  • Brahmaputra River Grand Canyon

    In 1994, Chinese scientists proved that the Brahmaputra River Gand Canyon is the world’s biggest canyon.

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  • Draksum-tso

    The Draksum-tso is one of Tibet’s most famous scenic spots.

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  • Lulang Forest

    LuLang means “Loong King Valley” in Tibetan language, or “a place that will make you forget your home”.

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  • Zayu Nature Reserve

    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.

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  • Xiuba Ancient Castle

    It was constructed with stones and wood in Tang Dynasty, even 300 years earlier than the worldly famous Potala Palace.

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  • Segyi La Mountain

    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.

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  • Medog Nature Reserve

    It is also known as the Nature Museum of Plants and Animals, with all the major vegetation types of the humid regions of the northern hemisphere and the best preserved primitive jungle in its bottom.

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  • Buchu Monastery

    If you see a monastery with striking golden roof, that would be Buchu Monastery with no doubt.

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  • Tashigang

    Tashigang with it pigs and chickens roaming free, is made up of a handful of large stone Tibetan block homes.

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  • World King Cypress

    Legend has it that the World King Cypress has seen the birth of one of the world’s oldest religion- Bon, which predates Buddhism, Christianity, Islam.

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  • Bonri Mountain

    Bonri Mountain is the most famous sacred mountain (Mount Kailash, Segyi La Mountain and Mount Himalayas included) of Bon Sect in Tibet.

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  • Niyang River

    Niyang River is a major river in southwest Tibet and the longest tributary of the Yarlung Tsangpo Valley.

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  • Midui Glacier

    Midui Glacier is regarded as 1 of the 6 most beautiful glaciers in China by China National Geography Magazine.

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  • Lamaling Temple

    The Lamaling temple now has four storeys, similar to the Utse of Samye Monastery.

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