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Explore Doilung Dechen and Beyond: Discover Tibet’s Hidden Natural Gems

Doilung Dechen District is celebrated for its six extraordinary valleys, each offering a unique natural allure. Among them, the Chamugou-Tsurphu Hiking Tour Route, meticulously designed by the County Tourism Bureau, is a standout. Located in Chamu Village, Chamu Valley is a treasure trove for wildlife enthusiasts and botany experts. The valley hosts a variety of wildlife including wild yaks, antelopes, and hares, along with a rich assortment of Tibetan medicinal plants and other flora, with as many as 30 different species flourishing in this fertile environment.

During your hike, you’ll encounter an intriguing historical site – the stove historically used by Princess Wencheng. This site has evolved into two holy lakes, Renba Tso and Gyurey Tso, known for their mystical properties. Renba Tso is particularly captivating and believed to have the power to divine the future. The lake’s waters shimmer in hues of red, green, and blue, creating a stunning visual display.

After traversing the Tsurphu region, you’ll come across the ancient Tsurphu Temple. Founded in 1189, this temple is of significant cultural and religious importance, serving as the main sanctuary for the Karma Kagyu Sect of Tibetan Buddhism. Recognized as a key site for cultural relics protection in Tibet, Tsurphu Temple adds a profound historical dimension to the region’s rich cultural tapestry.

explore yutogou and beyond
Explore yutogou and beyond

Discover Nima Tanggou: A Birdwatcher’s Paradise in Dadong Village

The Serenity of Nima Tanggou

Nestled in Dadong Village, Liuwu Township, Nima Tanggou presents a serene and picturesque escape, ideal for nature lovers. Surrounded by mountains on three sides, it boasts lush vegetation and a mild climate year-round, making it a haven for birdwatchers.

Lhasa Nature Reserve and Nyimatang Valley Exploration

Spanning approximately 1,500 acres, the surrounding area of Nyimatang has been designated as the Lhasa Nature Reserve, underscoring a commitment to preserving natural beauty. Exploring Nyimatang Valley, visitors will find towering ancient trees, shaded groves, and breathtaking vistas. The forest resonates with the songs of various wild birds, including the Tibetan-caught pheasant. The historic Nyimatang Temple adds a spiritual dimension to this nature-filled journey.

Exploring Gadong Valley: A Scenic Journey Near Lhasa

Gadong Valley’s Natural Escape and Gadong Temple Just a 40-minute drive from Lhasa, alongside the national highway, Gadong Valley offers an enchanting natural retreat. The journey begins with a visit to Gadong Temple, followed by a two-hour hike along the Gadong Temple Mountain Road, leading to a mountaintop observation deck.

Panoramic Views and Photographic Opportunities

From this vantage point, panoramic views of snow-capped mountains and the stunning Lhasa landscape unfold, presenting perfect opportunities for photography enthusiasts.

Journey to Yangda Township and Banggu Valley

A short drive from Gadonggou takes you to Yangda Township, the gateway to exploring Banggu Valley. This area is home to Recha Temple, a historical site dating back to 1012. The temple’s white pagoda, “Lai Nakaba,” stands on the hillside. According to legend, this pagoda was built to pray for the future well-being and freedom from suffering of all sentient beings.

Unveiling the Beauty of Yutogou: A Journey Through Nature’s Wonders

Exploring Yutogou and Its Treasures

After soaking in the serenity of Recha Temple, take the 109 National Highway to Yutogou, a place of remarkable natural splendour. Yutogou boasts an array of scenic attractions, including Milong Temple, Qiusang Temple, the birthplace of the King of Medicine, Qiusang Hot Spring, Dingga Temple, and the ancestral lands of Tibetan minister Ludongzan and concubine Mensa Chijiang. Each site in Yutogou radiates its unique beauty, offering a wealth of natural and historical experiences.

Travel Tips for Scenic Route Enthusiasts

Jiamu Valley and Chubu Valley Adventure

Embark on an unforgettable journey from Lhasa city to Doirungdeqen County, a short 30-minute drive to reach Jiamu Village. From there, continue for another 30 minutes to the pastoral housing in Jiamu Village. Park your car and explore the mesmerizing Jiamu Valley and Chubu Valley on foot. Adventure seekers can opt for a longer 2-3 day hike to Tsurphu Monastery. Return to Lhasa city via shuttle bus from Tsurphu Monastery, a route filled with ancient temples, tranquil lakes, and breathtaking canyons.

Nyima Tanggou Exploration

Begin your journey to Nyima Tanggou from Lhasa, driving for about 30 minutes to Gaqiong Duojiyin in Liuwu Township. En route, visit cultural sites like Gaqiong Duojiyin Temple, Langjie Sekang Temple, and Sangpu Temple. After these explorations, proceed to Nyima Tanggou. Alternatively, access Nyima Tanggou via the Dadong section of the Airport Expressway and a dirt road. Ideal for self-driving, cycling, hiking, or camping, bring your food and clothing as there are no amenities onsite. Nyima Tanggou is a paradise for birdwatchers, offering ample bird-watching, observation, and photography opportunities.

Gadong Valley, Banggu Valley, and Yutuogou Exploration

This route, comprising asphalt and dirt roads, is suitable for private cars and can be completed in a day. It presents a physical challenge for cyclists. Carry essential outdoor supplies for this journey. Experience local customs and traditions along the way, enriching your travel experience.

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The Tibetan Travel website's creator, hailing from Lhasa, is a cultural enthusiast. They promote responsible tourism, connecting the world to Tibet's beauty and heritage. Awards recognize their contribution.

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