Baxoi County Overview
Chinese Name: 八宿县 English IPA: Bā Sù Xiàn Location: a county of the Chamdo Prefecture in the Tibet Autonomous Region Population (city): 40,000 persons (by the end of 2010) Language: Tibetan language and mandarin Chinese Zip code: Tel code: Time zone:
Baxoi County, occasionally transliterated from Tibetan as Pashoe County, (Tibetan: དཔའ་ཤོད་རྫོང་ Wylie dpa’ shod rdzong; Chinese: 八宿县; Pinyin: Bāsù Xiàn) is a county of the Chamdo Prefecture in the Tibet Autonomous Region, Population 35,273 (1999). It contains the Pomda Monastery.
Highlights of Baxoi County
Ranwu Lake(然乌湖): also know as Ranwok Lake, is found in the village of Ran, in the county of Chamdo, roughly 90km from Town of Baima (white horse). Ran Wu Lake was formed by the blocking of rivers, the main one being Parlongzangbu, by debris from landsides, glaciers, and natural walls.
Pomda Monastery: Village of Pomda, Bamda is a village and monastery in Baxoi County, Tibet. Pomda Monastery is a lamasery in Bomda. It was destroyed in 1959 but rebuilt between 1984 and 1988. The monastery is around 360 years old and is home to 90 monks. The entrance hallway has a number of murals depicting monastic dress codes.
Laigu Glaciers(来古冰川): The Laigu Glacier is the name for a group of glacier in the Rawo , Baxio Town of Qamdo area, Tibet. It is next to the Rawo Lake which is one of the three biggest glacier in the world.
Palong Zangbu River(帕隆藏布江): Originate from Ranwu Lake, Basu County, Basu County 854600, China.
Banda Grassland(邦达草原): Within Basu County, Basu County 854600, China.
Tongka Temple(同卡寺): located in Tongka Town, Basu County 854600, China.
Bagaxue Rock Painting(八嘎学岩画): Ancient Ruins, West of the County, Baxoi County,Qamdo Prefecture, Tibet Tibetan Aut. Region.
72 Curves of Nujiang River(怒江七十二道拐): Geologic Formations; Bodies of Water, Address: Sichuan-Tibet Highway(川藏公路).
Nujiang Mountain(怒江山): Mountains, along Sichuan-Tibet Highway(川藏公路).
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Baxoi County Attractions
Baxoi County, occasionally transliterated from Tibetan as Pashoe County, (Tibetan: དཔའ་ཤོད་རྫོང་ Wylie dpa' shod rdzong; Chinese: 八宿县; Pinyin: Bāsù Xiàn) is a county of the Chamdo Prefecture in the Tibet Autonomous Region, Population 35,273 (1999). It contains the Pomda Monastery. Attractions of Baxoi County Ranwu Lake(然乌湖): Ran Wu Lake- a slice of heaven on earth, also know as Ranwok Lake, is found in the village of Ran, in the county of Chamdo, roughly 90km from Town of Baima (white horse). Ran Wu Lake [...]
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Baxoi County Tours
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Climate & When to Go
Baxoi County has a continental plateau climate characterized by low temperatures. It has two distinct seasons, a rainy season from May to September and a dry season from October to April. Its weather varies greatly due to the complex geography. For example, its southeast region is warmer and wetter than the north and northwest. It enjoys strong sunshine and the daylight hours are long. The temperature differs greatly between day and night. It may be rainy at night in summer [...]
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Tips: 1. How to get there? Transportation China National Highway 318 Due to convenient transportation, it is easy to take a ride at west Bomizhamu town and at east Baima town in Baxoi. Rawok, situated by National Highway 318, is the starting point of Rawok - Chayu road, 127 km to Bomi and 90km to Baxoi County. [...]
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Festivals and Activities
Qamdo Folk Custom in Tibet Qamdo Folk Custom in Tibet – Dressing Qamdo dressing is representative a regional culture and spirit. People in Qamdo Prefecture are called Kangba people. Men dress themselves very vigorous and unrestrained, bold and uninhibited. They prefer to wear long Tibetan knife, or other weapons. Their clothes are usually made of the silks and satins, cloth, and fabric, etc, and the edges are usually embroidered with otter's skin, tiger's skin, or leopard's skin, etc. Ladies dress themselves [...]
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Tips: 1. 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. 2. Owing to the long distance and circuitous route, it is better to head for the attraction in the early morning. 3.There are inns and restaurant, where you can have a rest and a bite to eat. you can also take a picnic if you like. 4. May and September [...]
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Baxoi County Accommodation
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