Zayü County

Zayü County Overview

Chinese Name: 察隅县 English IPA: Cha Yu Xian Location: Located in Nyingchi Prefecture, the southeast of Tibet Population (city): 32,449 Language: Tibetan Language Zip code: Tel code: Time zone:

Zayü County is located in Nyingchi Prefecture, the southeast of Tibet with the beautiful and charming scenery. Zayü County. It is about 960 kilometers away from Lhasa, 397 kilometers away from Qamdo Airport. The total area of Zayü County is 31,659 square kilometers with the total population of 25,823.

Highlights of Zayü County

▪ Cawarong Town (察瓦龙乡Tsawarong), in Zayü County, Nyingchi, the most  southeastern of Tibet, can only be accessed several months in a year by modern vehicles via a perilous dirt road winding through the spectacular Nujiang Gorge from Bingzhongluo in Yunnan. The region offers great trekking possibilities to discover sacred Tibetan mountains, beautiful Tibetan villages and its unique culture and religion.

▪ Zayü Cibagou Nature Reserve(Chinese name: 察隅慈巴沟自然保护区) is located at the southeast corner of the Tibetan Plateau, at the juncture of two parts of the Himalaya Mountain Range. Zayü Nature Reserve consists of the Ciba Gully Nature Reserve, Shuzhub Village Nature Reserve and Lhamo Lungba Nature Reserve. The nature reserve is set up in 1985 and then in 2002 it was updated as the nation nature reserve.

▪ Qunan River(曲南河): the river is originated from the main peak of Kawagarbo. And it is a tributary of the Nujiang River.

▪ Luweisela(卢为色拉): is one of  the amazing and wonderful site of Kawagarbo in the south. If you are fond of natural scenery, there will be a good place to have a brilliant sight of Zayü County.

▪ Dengren Folk Culture Village(僜人民俗文化村) is located in Shaqiong Village(沙穷村), Zayü County(察隅镇), Zayü County(察隅县) where the folk customs of the people are completely displayed. In the cultural village,visitors can not only understand historical Dengren evolution comprehensively, experience unique Dengren cultural customs, and appreciate the unique charm of Dengren dance, but also enjoy Dengren traditional hand-pilaf.

▪ Meili Snow Mountain(梅里雪山): The famous Meili Snow Mountain is located in Zayü County, which attracts thousands of visitors every year with its beautiful and stunning scenery.

▪ Ancient Tea-horse Road: Historic ancient tea horse road travels along County with the hoof prints of the horses and the hollow sound of the horse hooves sound haunting on the ancient road.

▪ Azha Glacier(阿扎冰川) is located in the small town of Zayü County, which is an oceanic glacier.

Other Destinations in Zayü County

    Zayü County Attractions

    Zayu County is located in the big Shangri-La ecological, which is rich in natural and human landscapes with abundant tourism resources, mainly includeing: Dengren Folk Culture Village(僜人民俗文化村), Cibagou Nature Reserve(慈巴沟国家级自然保护区), Azha Glaciers(阿扎冰川), Meili Snow Mountain, Ridong Forest Sea of Zhuwagen Town(竹瓦根镇日东林海), Rome Peach Blossom Village of Guyu Township(古玉乡罗马桃花村), was Hot Springs(察隅温泉), Ancient Tea Horse Road, Qingshui River(察隅清水河), etc. Cawarong Town (察瓦龙乡Tsawarong), in Zayü County, Nyingchi, the most  southeastern of Tibet, can only be accessed several months in a year by modern vehicles [...]

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    Zayü County Tours

    Zayü County tours not only allow you to explore the brilliant Tibetan culture & authentic Tibetan customs, but also allow you to appreciate the natural charm of Tibet. We list the following Zayü County tour packages that may interest you. Tailor-made tours are flexible and based on your personal preference. Zayü County group tours are also available, which covers the popular tourist sites in Tibet. Start your trip to Zayü County now. Here we list some attractive highlights in Zayü County for visitors to [...]

    Climate & When to Go

    Owing to the moderate elevation, Zayü has a subtropical highland climate with mild and quite dry winters, and warm, rainy summers. The rainy season lasts from March to September, and June through August each average more than 20 days of rainfall per month. The monthly daily average temperature ranges from 5.5 °C (41.9 °F) in January to 19.9 °C (67.8 °F) in July, and the annual mean is 13.09 °C (55.6 °F). The frost-free period is 280 days annually. Here, the [...]

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    Firstly, you can transfer to Lhasa or Nyingchi by air and then transfer to Zayu by bus. And the transportation is not a thing that you need to worry about. [...]

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    Festivals and Activities

    Zayü County celebrates many common festivals that are observed in Nyingchi area and other Tibetan Prefectures. Here, we list some amazing and brilliant festivals and activities in Zayü County. Wish you have a great fun in Zayü County. Dengren Folk Culture Festival(僜人民俗文化节): There will be some artistic performances, interflow of commodities and folk custom displaying in this festival which is held in August of Tibetan Calendar. Shae Festival(沙俄节): There will be some artistic performances, commodities exchange and folk custom displaying in this festival which [...]

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    Travel Tips

    Best Time to Visit Zayu The period between March to October is the best time to visit Zayü County. From March to April, plum blossom all over the mountains and plains makes Zayü County a fairyland. From May to June, tourist can appreciate the beautiful scenery. Zayü County turns to be green world from July to August and golden yellow during September to October. Enter Permits. Since Nyingchi is adjacent to India and Burma, more obligatory permits including Aliens’ Travel Permits, Militery Permit [...]

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    Useful Maps

    To give the visitors a better trip in Zayü County, we list some related maps about the county, including Zayü County Maps, Zayü County Tourist Maps, Zayü City Map, and Zayü County Location Map. [...]

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    Zayü County Accommodation

    Visitors can choose lots of hotels varied from budget one to five star in Zayü County. Most of the hotels in Zayü County provide high-qualified service. The prices are reasonable and all-inclusive. You can enjoy different style of breakfast, a western breakfast or a Tibetan breakfast. Parking is out of charge and free WiFi is equipped. The considerate services would make you relax and comfortable. No matter where you stay in Nyingchi, you won’t miss any attractions of your journey.  Nyingchi Zayü Jinma Business Hotel(林芝察隅金马商务宾馆): Located in [...]

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