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Banggong Tso Lake, which means “the long, narrow enchanting lake” in the Tibetan language, is located on the way from Shiquanhe to Doima Township. It is also known as the “swan lake” of the border (it is the place where China borders the Indian Kashmir). It has an altitude of 4,241 meters, with a total...
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The Qinghai Lake (青海湖) or Lake Kokonor is one of the most celebrated natural attractions in Xining. It is a very large lake thatis located in the middle of Haibei and Hainan provinces. The waters are described to be both alkaline and saline. But it’s more known for its deep blue color. The lake itself covers more...
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Location Serling tso Lake is a salt-water lake, lies in Amdo County in Nagqu, Tibet, with a total area 1,640 square kilometers and the elevation of 4,530 meters. Attraction Introduction Serling Lake is the second largest salt-water lake next to Namco Lake in north Tibet pasture, which is also the boundary for XainzaCounty, Nyima County...
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Location Start towards southwest from Nyima country, after 8 kilometers turn left at the crossroad. Go straight in the south direction about 80 kilometers, and cross a mountain pass at about elevation 5 kilometers, and you’ll arrive at Tangra Yumtso lake basin. Introduction Lake Tangra Yumtso is considered as a holy lake in Bon Religion...
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The Ranwu Lake is a perfect blending of the Swiss Alps snow peaks and glaciers and the streams in Jiuzaigou (a pretty town in central China). Just as depicted in the diary of Mr. Zhang Qingsong (a known professor from the School of Geography, Chinese Academy of Science who has set foot on all the...
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Lhamo Latso means “auspicious heavenly mother lake” or “numinous mother lake” in Tibetan and another name for it is Qiongguoje Lake. Standing on the mountain top as high as 5,100 meters and looking down, the holy lake is surrounded by mountains. And it takes a head bones skeleton shape like a mirror at the foot...
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Yamdrok Yumtso is an outflowing lake which is connected with the Yarlung Tsangpo River. About 1 million years ago, huge mud-rock flow blocked the river valley in the upper reaches of the Moqu River nearYangse which is about 20 kilometers west from Baidi and the lake became a continental lake. Yamdrok Yumtso takes a shape...
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As one of the sacred lakes in Tibet and one of the highest fresh water lakes in the world, Manasarovar or Mapam Yutso lake is 4,586 m above sea level and 77 m deep, with an area of 412 sq km. on the slope of the mountain by the lake stands the Jiwu monastery, which...
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Holy lakes Tibet is a natural heaven on earth because of the presence of innumerable lakes and vales all around its perimeter that give its landscape a diverse, serene and artistic feel. Some of these lakes are smooth and calm like glass, surrounded with peaceful and lush green canopies; while some have gushing white waters...
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Namtso is 4718 meters above sea level and is the highest lake in the world, covering an area of ​​2.400 square kilometers. Behind the Nyachen Tangla mountain range, about 60 kilometers northwest of the Damshung District, is one of the three holy lakes in Tibet. Namtso Lake – Largest and Highest Salt Lake Namtso is...
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