Chongkang Village in Nang County, Nyingchi
Chinese Name: 朗县冲康村
English Name: Chongkang Village in Nang County, Nyingchi
Location: Located in Nang County, Nyingchi, Tibet Autonomous Region
Admission Fee: Free
Opening Hours: All Day
About Chongkang Village
Chongkang village is under the jurisdiction of Nang county. Located in the bank of Yarlung Zangbo and also known as Kang Village, Nang County rushed creek village is the birthplace of the Dalai Lama, the distance from the county seat more than 20 kilometers, called “Nang,” which is at the foot of Xiang Mountain. The village used to be called “Nangdon” and translated as “the foot of the elephant hill” . Since the birth of the 13th Dalai Lama, the village has changed its name to “Chongkang Village”, meaning the manor.
Tourist can travel to Lhasa by air or train firstly and then transfer to Nang County by long-distance bus, which is the major choice. There is no need for you to worry about the transportation.
Attraction Travel Tips
- Traveling Hours: 1 Day
- Traveling Seasons: May and September.
- High Altitude Sickness Avoiding: Better take some medicines for relief and keep warm all the time.
- As there is a large temperature gap between daytime and night, it is highly recommended to take along some pieces of thermal clothing, hat, and gloves and so on.
- Please try your best to respect the religious belief and local customs.
- As well as the Tibet Entry Permit, you also need to apply for Border Permit for traveling as this destination lies near the Chinese territory boundary.