Top 5 Natural Sites in Ngari
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Top 5 Natural Sites in Ngari

Update: Jan. 21st, 2013

Lake Manasarovar in Ngari

Ngari Plateau is praised as the Roof of the Roof of the World for its high altitude. With an average altitude around 4500 meters, Ngari Plateau presents a pretty magnificent plateau landscape which is not available in any other corners of the world. There is a series of breathtaking natural sites here and Tibet Tour would like to introduce the top 5 natural sites in Ngari for tourists especially interested in the typical plateau natural scenery.

Top 5 Natural Sites in Ngari – Mt. Kailash

Mt. Kailash is not only one of the top 5 natural sites in Ngari but also one of the top 10 beautiful mountains in China. With an altitude of 6721 meters, Mt. Kailash is the main peak of Gangdise Mountains. It is always hidden in the clouds or mists and rarely shows its real appearance. Mt. Kailash is highly respected as a holy mountain and the center of the world by the followers of Buddhism, Hinduism and Bon. A large number of pilgrims from different regions of the world would come to make kora around Mt. Kailash between May and September every year. Tourists making circumambulation around Mt. Kailash could pay a visit to the 5 ancient monasteries around Mt. Kailash.

Top 5 Natural Sites in Ngari – Lake Manasarovar

Lake Manasarovar is one of three holy lakes in Tibet and also one of the top 5 natural sites in Ngari Prefecture. It ranks fist among the domestic fresh water lakes with high transparency. Lake Manasarovar (also noted as Mapam Yumtso) attracts a large number of tourists with its breathtaking lake landscape. In addition, it is highly respected as the center of the world by the followers of Bon and Buddhism. A large number of devout pilgrims would come here for pilgrimage in May and June before the coming of the rainy season.

Top 5 Natural Sites in Ngari – Tsaparang

Tsapang is a unique scenic spot among the top 5 sites in Ngari. Tsaparang is not noted for its beautiful lakes or mountains, but for its soil forest with statues in different shapes. Tsaparang in the sunrise and the sunset enjoy high reputation among tourists for it would always make you feel that you were in a fantastic and visional world. Actually, Tsaparang presents tourists a typical high plateau landscape which is only available on Ngari Plateau.

Top 5 Natutural Sites in Ngari – Seringtso Lake

Seringtso Lake is listed as one of the top 5 natural sites in Ngari for its amazing natural landscapes. It is the second largest lake in Tibet and the third largest salt water lake in China. Tourists planning to pay a visit to Seringtso Lake will have the chance to witness various wild migrant birds on the islands in summer. The fascinating picture composed of clear water, green grassland, blue sky and flying birds would always make tourists be reluctant to leave.

Top 5 Natutural Sites in Ngari – Lhanag-tso Lake

Lhanag-tso Lake is also noted as Ghost Lake. It is noted as one of the top 5 natural sites for its charming landscape. There are many mysterious legends about the Lhanag-tso Lake. Lhanag-tso Lake is a depopulated area and the natural environment here is well preserved. Tourists visit here would always be surprised by the magnificent and primitive lake landscape.

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