Chaiqu in Zhongba County, Shigatse
Chinese Name: 柴曲
English Name: Chaiqu
Location: Located in the northwest of Zhongba County in Shigatse
Admission Fee: Free
Opening Hours: All the day
Chaiqu also called “Caqu(擦曲)”, “Zaqu(扎曲)”, known as “Caqu Zangbu(擦曲藏布)”, “Chai river(柴河)”, meaning “salt river(盐河)” or “alkali river(碱河)”. Chaiqu is located in the northwest of Zhongba County, next to the Yarlungzangbo River. There are natural ranches on both sides of the river, including yak, pien niu(犏牛) and Tibetan sheep.
We can take a shuttle bus from Shigatse to Zhongba County, then transfer a local mini van to Chaiqu.
Attraction Travel Tips:
· Pay attention to respect the local custom.
· 2 – 3 hours travel.
· Best season to travel: all the year round.
· Take good care of the natural environment.