Xainza County Overview
Chinese Name: 申扎县 English IPA: Shēnzhā Xiàn Location: Nagqu Prefecture of Tibet Autonomous Region Population (city): More than 16,000（2015） Language: Mandarin, Tibetan language Zip code: Tel code: Time zone:
Xainza County is a county within Nagqu Prefecture of the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. In 1999 the county had a population of 16,190.It covers an area of 2146 square kilometers with a total population of about 17,000 in 2004. The main occupation is animal husbandry, mainly yak, goat and sheep rearing.
Kajiao Luma Hot Spring（卡角鲁玛泉）: Located in the northwest of Xainza County, the Kajiao Luma Spring is surrounded by natural pastures with yaks and Tibetan sheep.meaning “sticky spring” .
Shenzha Zangbu Wetland (申扎藏布湿地): Shenzha Zangbu Wetland is the main habitat and breeding ground of black-necked crane. With an area of 87 square kilometers, the wetland is full of harmony between man and nature, and the harmony between man and black-necked crane.
Mujiu Wetland（木纠湿地）: The wetland consists of bird island and wetland with an altitude of about 4,800 meters. This area is the core area of National Nature Reserve.
Jiagang Mountain（甲岗峰）: The peak of Jiagang Mountain is 6,444 meters above sea level. Located in Xainza County, Tibet Autonomous Region of China. it is only about 10 kilometers away from county, and can be seen clearly in Xainza County.
GuomangTso Lake（果忙措）: Located in the northeast of Xainza County, the lake is surrounded by fine natural pasture.with an altitude of 4,629 meters and an area of 96 square kilometers.
Juemo Jiegeng Lamu Mountain（觉莫杰庚拉姆山）: It is said that this mountain is one of the twelve females .There are four famous peaks around the mountain.
Jiangai Zangbu River（江爱藏布江）: Located in the northwest of Xainza County, its downstream is renamed “A soft cloth” which is an interior river.
Cuoe Bird Island（错鄂鸟岛）: Located in the side of Silingtso Town of Xainza County, the wetlands are protected areas for the protection of black-necked cranes which is the only one among the 15 species known to live on the plateau in the world.
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Xainza County Attractions
Xainza Tour is one of the attractive tours in Tibet, which can provide tourists of stunning views in Tibet. It couldn't be better to tour Xainza County when travelling in Tibet. As the Top Tibet tour operator, Mysterious Tibet promises to present the ultimate travel experience to world-wide tourists via a galaxy of carefully-engineered tour products. Our quality service begins as our thoughtful travel consultants handle your emails to inquire a customized Tibet tour. Attractions Kajiao Luma Hot Spring（卡角鲁玛泉）: Located in the [...]
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Xainza County Tours
Xainza Tour is one of the attractive tours in Tibet, which can provide tourists of stunning views in Tibet. It couldn't be better to tour Xainza County when travelling in Tibet. As the Top Tibet tour operator, Mysterious Tibet promises to present the ultimate travel experience to world-wide tourists via a galaxy of carefully-engineered tour products. Our quality service begins as our thoughtful travel consultants handle your emails to inquire a customized Tibet tour. All our seasoned Tibetan guides are [...]
Climate & When to Go
The climate of the county is typical of a plateau climate zone, with thin, cold air and a dry climate, with 279.1 days of frost per year on average. The average annual wind speed is 3.8 m/s (12.5 ft/s), the average annual temperature is 0.4 °C (32.7 °F), and the average annual precipitation is 298.6 millimeters (11.76 in). [...]
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The transportation in Xainza is convenient. You can take the train from Lhasa to Shigatse City. From here, you can take the bus tour of Xainza County. [...]
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Festivals and Activities
Most Tibetan festivals are full of the color of religion. In addition to annual large-scale worship rituals to Buddha and Buddhist masters, Tibetan people will also hold a series of festivities associated with religious life and agricultural production consisting of religious festivals and folk ones. There are almost a hundred festivals in a year, some of which even last for ten days. [...]
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Every tourists need the travel tips listed below when traveling to Xainza County. Avoid High Altitude Reaction: With the high altitude of about 5000 meters, changeable weather and strong wind during the day and night in Xainza, you’d better bring some warm clothes and medicine. Please remember to bring sunglasses with you. Meanwhile, please do not act and move too fast even though you're taking photos and enjoying the stunning views. [...]
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The maps give tourists an overview of Xainza In this case, tourists can get a clear idea about where they are and where they want to go in Xainza of Tibet. [...]
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Xainza County Accommodation
In each destination, you’ll enjoy a comfortable stay in a great location!The hotels we choose are based on star rating, great locations, well-equipped facilities, cozy bed, high quality service and guests’ feedback. You could decide where to stay to best suit for your budget and likes. If you have already got an ideal hotel, please feel free to tell our travel consultants and they'll book the hotel for you. Xainza Qiangtang Hotel Xainza Government Hotel Nagqu Xainza Hotel [...]
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