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Nyingtri Travel Advice

Nestling between the Himalayas and the Nyainqentanglha Mountains, Nyingchi (also known as Nyingtri or Linzhi), highly reputed as “Chinese Swiss Alps in Eastern Tibet”, covers an area of 116,175 square kilometers with one district and six counties. With the altitude ranging from 900m to 7782m, Nyingchi is endowed with the world’s largest vertical topography distribution and an unbelievable luxuriance of flora and fauna, like Nnamjagbarwa Mountain, Yarlung Tsangpo Canyon, Niyang River, Lulang Forest, Cypress Trees, Lucid Ganoderma, and Tibetan Antelope, etc. Also, it has well preserved the authentic folk customs and mysterious religions in the ethnic groups.

Meaning “throne of the sun” in Tibetan Language, Nyingchi in eastern Tibet borders Lhasa on the west, Nagqu on the northwest, Chamdo on the northeast, Myanmar and India on the southeast, Shannan on the southwest, and connects Chengdu via G318 National Highway (Sichuan-Tibet Southern Highway) and Kunming via Yunnan-Tibet Highway. Besides, you can also get to Nyingchi by flight from Chengdu, Chongqing, Xi’an, etc. Since Lhasa Nyingchi Railway has already been under construction, you’ll be able to take the train to Nyingchi from Lhasa and Chengdu in the near future.

The lower altitude with abundant oxygen, marvelous attractions with stunning landscape, and multiple access by flight or highway make Nyingchi become one of the most popular tourist destinations in Tibet. To facilitate your Tibet Nyingchi travel, we, Tibet Vista team, have nailed down loads of useful travel advice for your Nyingchi tour. From Nyingchi map to altitude and weather, from transportation to hotels in Nyingchi, here you’ll find what you need exactly!

Most Useful Travel Articles to Help your Nyingchi Tour Planning

Here we have handpicked the most frequently asked questions on Nyingchi travel and tours, like how to plan an eastern Tibet tour, best time to visit Nyingchi, how to get to Nyingchi, what and where to eat in Nyingchi, when and where to enjoy Nyingchi Peach Blossom Festival, etc. By the way, you are warmly welcomed to send your inquiry to our Tibet travel gurus and we’re already here to help you out.

Recommended Eastern Tibet Tour Itineraries

Eastern Tibet Nyingchi offers you loads of amazing things to do, like participating in the rosy peach blossom festival in early April, enjoying fabulous azalea blossoms in May and golden rape flowers in June, joining bustling bumper harvest in September and capturing a clear view of Mount Nnamjagbarwa in December, etc. What’s more, the stone-pot chicken and appetizing matsutake banquet are always worth trying! Check the top 4 highly recommended Nyingchi tours with the extending trip to Lhasa City and Mount Everest Base Camp.

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