Every year, a great number of international travelers travel to Tibet to explore the stunning natural views. But where is the best place to visit in such a boundless region? Crowned as the Swiss Alps of Tibet, Nyingchi is a must-see place where attracts thousands of tourists from home and abroad. located in the east of Tibet, Nyingchi stays in close with Sichuan, Yunnan, Chamdo, Shannan, Lhasa, and Nagqu. The shape and altitude of the landscape in Nyingchi varies from east to west, south to north. The highest altitude in Nyingchi can reach above 7000 meters, while the lowest altitude in Nyingchi is only about 800 meters.
The natural scenery in Nyingchi is stunning and attractive. Most of you must hear about the grand Nyingchi Peach Blossom Festival. This is the paradise of peach blossom where makes you have the illusion of walking into the fairy tale. Besides that, you can also have a chance to witness the beauty of the grand Namche Barwa Peak, the most beautiful mountain. It is like a shy girl wearing a veil. It is said that only a lucky man can see the appearance of this mysterious mountain. There are lots of majestic attractions in Nyingchi which are waiting for you to explore. We Great Tibet Tour can help you tailor-make your trip in Nyingchi.
The Administrative Division in Nyingchi
There are seven districts in Nyingchi. As the capital of Nyingchi, Bayi District also called as Nyingchi County. With Yarlung Zangbo River valley surrounded by, Bayi District has become a hot tourists destination. Here, tourists can not only enjoy the grand valley but also can explore the rich natural resources. The number of residents in this area is about 67,000. The high altitude of Bayi District is about 3,000 meters, and the total area is about 10,238 square kilometers.
The second district is Gongbo’gyamda, which the total area is about 11,650 square kilometers. With the high altitude of 3,500 meters, Gongbo’gyamda is located in the northwest of Nyingchi. The distance between Lhasa and Gongbo’gyamda is about 275 kilometers. The number of residents in this place is about 27,000.
The third district is Mainling County, which the total area is about 9,471 square kilometers. With the high altitude of 3,700 meters, Mainling County is one of the five airports in Tibet which serves direct flights from the mainlands of China. The number of residents in this place is about 23,000.
The fourth district is Medog County, which the total area is about 32,000 square kilometers. With the high altitude of 1,200 meters, Medog County hosts 14,040 residents.
The fifth district is Bome County, which is about 16,578 square kilometers. In the past, it was an independent region. But now, it has become a part of the Tibetan Autonomous Region. With the high altitude of 3,200 meters, Bome County hosts 31,000 residents.
The sixth district is Nang County, which is located in the southwest of Nyingchi. With an area of 4,186 square kilometers, the high altitude of Nang County is about 3,200 meters. The total number of residents in Nang County is about 15,037.
The seventh district is Zayü County. The area of Zayü County is about 31,659 square kilometers. The high altitude of this area is about 2,300 meters, and the number of the population is about 25,823.