The Paradise of Photography
appreciating a visual feast
Namtso Lake, bordering between Lhasa and Nagchu, is the largest salty lake in Tibet and the second largest lake in China – only after Qinghai Lake. Reaching to 70km from east to west and 30km from south to north, the whole lake covers an area of 1,920 square kilometers. With an altitude of 4,718 meters, it is the highest large-scale lake above sea level in the world. In Tibetan language, Namtso means “Heavenly Lake”. As one of the three holy lakes along with Yamdrok Lake and Manasarovar Lake, it has attracted numerous tourists and pilgrims with its natural beauty and Buddhist holiness.
Top Mount Everest Attractions
Namtso is not a big area, but it still owns a lot of attractions to fulfill your eyes and mind. The first attraction must be the Namtso Lake which shows the great wonder of nature. Besides, there are magnificent mountains, amazing islands, Buddhist monasteries, boundless prairies, and other plateau animals. These attractions are sure to touch the deepest strings of your heart. The top attractions in Namtso Scenic Area include Namtso Lake, Tashi Dor, Nyenchen Tanglha Mountains and extensive Qiangtang Prairie.
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.
Qiangtang is one of the five greatest pastures in China and you can enjoy one part of a stunning view in Namtso. In this mountain meadow, there are luxury brushes, sharp grass, and some impressive flowers