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Ngari is a remote prefecture in westernmost Tibet Autonomous Region, located at the junction of Himalayas, the Gangdise, the Kunlun Mountains and Karakorum Mountains. With an average altitude of more than 4500 meters, Ngari is the real “the roof of the world”, and has many domanting peaks over 6000 meters. Geographically speaking, Ngari borders Nepal and India on the west and Kashmir in the west, which makes it very convenient for pilgrims from Nepal, India to traveling to Ngari. Ngari is also regarded as the “Origin of Rivers” because many world famous rivers originating from here, including Yarlung Zangbo River, India River and Henghe River.
Top Lhasa Attractions and Activities
The holy city Lhasa is famous for its beautiful landscapes, thousand-years-old history, unique Tibeatan culture, sunshine & blue sky and friendly local people. The most outstanding highlight is its magnificent palace and temples, such as the famous Polata Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery, and Norbulingka. The miraculous and beautiful Namtso Lake is about half-day driving from the city. Besides the diverse cultural and scenic sights, you will also have chance to explore authentic Tibetan culture, such as Tibet food cooking, Princess Wenchen Show, etc. Basically you can spend about 2~3 days to visiti all thse famous attractions in Lhasa. Check all Lhasa attractions and all Lhasa activities.
Mount Kailash is one of the most beautiful mountains in the world. Literally meaning “mountain of God”, Mount Kailash is the holiest mountain in Asia, and worshiped by four influential religions, including Bon, Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism. Like a tradition, every single year, a large number of pilgrims from all over the world traveling far here to walk the Kora around Mount Kailash.
Manasarovar Lake, located on the south of Mount Kailash, is one of three holy lakes in Tibet together with Namtso Lake, Yamdrok Lake. The lake water is crystal clean and glimmering blue under the sunshine. For religious believers, like Hindus and Buddhists, bathing in Manasarovar and drinking its water is believed to cleanse all sins and taking a Kailash Mansarovar Kora is a lifetime journey.
Although hundreds of years have passed, some of the golden relics of palaces, caves, monasteries and houses survived fortunately and become the valuable materials for research on Tibetan history and architectures. Besides its historical significance, the Site of Guge Kingdom is also a great attraction to enjoy the barren landscape of nature and admire the lost civilization.