Nagarzê County Overview
Chinese Name: 浪卡子县 English IPA: Làngkǎzǐ Xiàn Location: located in south-east of Lhoka Tibet Autonomous Region Population (city): 34,767(2010) Language: Tibetan Language Zip code: Tel code: Time zone:
Nagarze County is located in south-east of Lhoka Tibet Autonomous Region. It is one of the border counties of Tibet autonomous region which has the highest elevation. Nagarze means “white nose tip” in Tibetan language. There are abundant wind, water and solar energy resources in the county.
• Yamdrok Yumtso Lake(羊卓雍错湖): Encircled by snow-capped mountains and dotted with small islands, Yamdrok Yumtso Lake is one of the three largest sacred lakes in Tibet, believed to be the transformation of a goddess.
• Karola Glacier(卡若拉冰川): it isn’t a big glacier, but the white glacier is spectacular from the highway. Tourists can appreciate snow peaked mountains contrasted with blue sky and turquoise waters, yaks and Tibetans.
• Pumo Yumtso Lake(普莫雍错湖): at an altitude of 5010 meters, it is located in the north of Yamdrok Yumtso Lake. It is surrounded by lush, endless grasslands and snow hills.
• Ganbala Mountain(甘巴拉山): with 5374 meters above sea level, it is a famous snow mountain in Tibet. Ganbala means “unsurpassable” in Tibetan Language.
• Sangding Temple( 桑丁寺): It is an ancient temple with a history of more than 300 years . It is also the only Temple in Tibet headed by a woman–a female living Buddha.
• Zhare Temple(扎热寺): built in 17th century, there are many cultural relics in this temple and the best known is Mani Stone inscription(玛尼石刻).
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Nagarzê County Attractions
Lhoka Nagarze County, as a wonderful and brilliant place, is famous for its original Tibetan temple and beautiful lakes. There are lots of attractive sights for tourists to have a pleasant trip. Yamdrok Yumtso Lake(羊卓雍错湖): Encircled by snow-capped mountains and dotted with small islands, Yamdrok Yumtso Lake is one of the three largest sacred lakes in Tibet, believed to be the transformation of a goddess. Karola Glacier(卡若拉冰川):it isn’t a big glacier, but the white glacier is spectacular from the highway. Tourists can appreciate snow peaked [...]
Nagarzê County Tours
Lhoka Nagarze County tours not only allow you to explore the brilliant Tibetan culture & authentic Tibetan customs, but also allow you to appreciate some ancient temple. Visitors shouldn’t miss Yamdrok Yumtso Lake(羊卓雍错湖), Karola Glacier(卡若拉冰川), Pumo Yumtso Lake(普莫雍错湖), Ganbala Mountain(甘巴拉山), Sangding Temple( 桑丁寺) and Zhare Temple(扎热寺). We provide some types of tour packages for visiting Lhoka Nagarze County. [...]
Climate & When to Go
Lhoka Nagarze County belongs to temperate semi arid monsoon climate zone. The annual frost free period of Nagarze County is 60 days and average annual rainfall is 376 mm. It has clear dry and wet season. Cold in winter and hot in summer. Due to the strong sunshine radiation, tourists can bring a good, broad spectrum sunscreen with a high SPF factor and a high SPF lip sunscreen to protect your lips too. Natural disasters include wind, drought, insects, hail, floods, snow, frost and other [...]
The highway traffic system is perfect; visitors can choose self-driving tour in Nagarze County. The closest airport is Gongga Airport. Tourist can also travel to Nagarze County by air firstly and then transfer to long-distance bus or self-driving which is the major choice. [...]
Festivals and Activities
Many Tibetan festival and activities are full of ethnic flavors and religious color. 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 over 100 festivals in Tibet and visitors can enjoy most of traditional Tibetan festivals in Lhoka Nagarze County. During the festival, Tibetan people will hold a variety of folk and religious activities, where tourists [...]
There are some useful tips for tourists get a better tour in Nagarze County: •The Best Travel Time: from June to August •Avoid High Altitude Sickness: because of the high altitudes climatic conditions of Nagarze County, visitors should pay attention to the prevention and cure of the syndromes including headache, dizziness, flustered, shortness of breath, the plateau response, especially people who have chronic respiratory disease or cardiovascular disease. In addition, bring enough water or drinks, fruits and snacks with high caloric content, like chocolate [...]
These maps are about Lhoka Nagarze County, including location maps, region maps, tourist maps, attractions maps, and transportation maps. [...]
Nagarzê County Accommodation
We will choose the accommodation which has elegant environment, well-equipped facilities and excellent 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.No matter where you stay in Lhoka Nagarze County, you won’t miss any attractions of your journey. We list some excellent hotels for tourists here. • Nagarze Hotel • Nagarze Yamdrok Yumtso Hotel • Xueyu Hotel [...]