Daqiongdongla Peak in Xaitongmoin County, Shigatse
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Chinese Name: 达琼东拉峰
English Name: Daqiongdongla Peak
Location: Located in east of the Xaitongmoin County, which is a peak of the Gangdise Mountain.
Admission Fee: Free
Opening Hours: All the day
Daqiongdongla Peak(达琼东拉峰) also called “Damong Donggongga(达蒙东贡嘎)”, meaning “ma feng mian sacred mountain(马凤面神山)”. It is located in east of the Xaitongmoin County, which is a peak of the Gangdise Mountain. There is a natural pasture in the foothills , with yaks, sheep, goats and other livestock. There are many wild donkeys(野驴), antelope(羚羊), yellow sheep(黄羊), argali sheep(盘羊), roebuck(獐子), lynx(猞猁), bear(狗熊) and other wild animals, as well as precious medicinal materials, such as Cordyceps(虫草), the bulb of fritillary(贝母) and rhubarb(大黄).
We can take a shuttle bus from Shigatse to Xaitongmoin County, then transfer a local mini bus to Daqiongdongla Peak.
Attraction Travel Tips:
· Travel Documents: Traveling to Daqiongdongla Peak in Tibet, you should prepare documents of Tibet Travel Permit, Alien Travel Permit and Boarder Permit, apart from Chinese Visa, issued by different departments. (Contact our travel consultant to know details if you are in need).
· Best Time to Visit: The best time for traveling or climbing Daqiongdongla Peak is the periods between late April and early June, along with early September and late October, with relatively mild and steady weather with less rain or snow. If you want to climb, please keep a very close eye on the weather changes there.
· Essential Things to Pack: Due to the high elevation with UV radiation and harsh weather, some essentials you should take, including bottled oxygen, medicine for high altitude, down clothing, sun cream with high SPF, lip balm, sunglasses, gloves, etc. Besides, you’d better pack some food and water because the dinning on Daqiongdongla Peak is very basic. Also bring some cash is needed since the stores don’t accept credit cards. For other heavy stuff, the less to bring, the better you can enjoy.