Kuoqionggangri Glacier Scenic Spot is known as “the closest glacier park to Lhasa”, and it is also the only glacier that can be climbed in Lhasa. It is the highest altitude scenic spot in the world that can be reached by vehicle.
This is a natural eco-tourism area integrating glaciers, geothermal hot springs and meadows. Here you can enjoy the original features of glacial lakes and the unique purity and beauty of snow-covered plateaus.
Driving from Lhasa, it takes about two and a half hours to drive to the glacier viewing platform at an altitude of 5,500 meters. The round trip takes about 4-5 hours.
Its climbing difficulty is low and the slope is gentle, When you climb to the mid-mountain of the Kuoqionggangri Glacier, You can see the Nyainqentanglha Mountain in the north.
Standing on the top of the mountain, looking at the vast snowfield in the evening light of the smoke. Enjoy the style of snow that has survived for thousands of years
The distance between Kuoqionggangri Glacier and Yangbajing geothermal hot spring is only 50 kilometres. When you leave the glacier, you can take a bath in the hot spring. The warm mist and the peaks of the snow-capped mountains are perfectly combined with hardness and softness.