Flourishing Region with Unique Scenery
dream destination to share the magnificent landscape
Nagchu, named after Nagqu River and also known as Nagchu, Naqu or Nakchu, is a prefecture-level city located in the northern part of Tibet – between Tanggula Mountains and Nyainqentanglha Mountains. It borders Xinjiang and Qinghai Province, and neighbors Chamdo Prefecture to east, Lhasa, Nyingchi, Shigatse to south and Ngari to west. It helds strategic importance in the history. Covering an area of 450,543 square kilometers, Nagqu is the largest prefecture in Tibet. Apart from a small area of farming-pastoral region in east, it is mainly a pasturing area. With many greatest rivers (the Yangtze River, Nujiang River, Lhasa River etc.) originated here, Nagqu has rich water resource which contributes to shaping the beautiful views.
Top Nagchu Attractions and Activities
Though Nagchu is not a very popular destination in Tibet, it never fails to strike the tourists’ heart by its fascinating views. Its long-stretching snow-covered ranges, endless stream of spring, and boundless prairies will be the first impression to people. As you travel deeper in Nagqu, more than natural beauty, you will learn its history, culture, art etc. The most eyes-catching attractions in Nagqu must be Qiangtang Pairie and Nyqinqentanglha Mountains. In addition to them, there are Ancient Xiangxiong Ruins, Basu Rock Paintings, Yarlung Scenic Area etc. The most featured activity in Nagchu is Horsing Racing Fair, which shows performance as well as games.
Qiangtang is one of the five greatest pastures in China and you can enjoy one part of stunning view in Namtso. In this mountain meadow, there are luxury brushes, swarp grass, and some impressive flowers
Close to the ranges of Nyenchen Tanglha, visiting Namtso offers a splendid sight of these peaks. The continuous peaks are always covered by long-lasting snows and leave their inverted image in the water.
Horse Racing Fair
Horse Racing Fair is a traditional festival holding in Nagqu. It will last for over 10 days. During the festival, you can enjoy many interesting competition. Besides, the Tibetan people will wear their most beautiful clothes.