Garong Hot Spring in Coqen County, Ngari

Chinese Name: 噶荣温泉
English Name: Garong Hot Spring in Coqen County, Ngari
Location: Located in Coqen County, Ngari Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region
Admission Fee: Free
Opening Hours: All Day

Basic Information of Garong Hot Spring

Garong Hot Spring(噶荣温泉)is located in Meiduo Village(梅朵村), Jiangrang Township(江让乡), Coqen County(措勤县), Ngari Prefecture(阿里地区), Tibet Autonomous Region, 70 kilometers away from the county seat, and 2 kilometers from No 206 provincial highway. There are more than 10 hot spring scopes, which are all rich in sulphur, carbonate, and other minerals. The hot spring water has a very good curative effect to arthritis, skin diseases and other diseases. The unique and spectacular hot spring attracts the attention of a considerable tourist each year. Many tourists go to this place to take photo as a souvenir every year. There are also some tourists who come to take away the hot spring water back in order to have the cure effect at home, so, it is also a famous tourist attraction in Coqen County.

Attraction Transportation

Naqu District 206 line runs through the Coqen County. There are Xinjiang Tibet highway in the south and the District Lane 301 line in the north. The highway traffic system is perfect; visitors can choose self-driving tour in Coqen County. There are 724.2 km from Ngari to Coqen County and it will spend 17 hours for driving.  Tourist can travel to Ngari by air firstly and then transfer to Coqen County by long-distance bus, which is the major choice. 

Attraction Travel Tips

  1. Traveling Hours: 3 hours
  2. Traveling Seasons: summer and autumn.
  3. High Altitude Sickness Avoiding: Better take some medicines for relief and keep warm all the time.
  4. As there is a large temperature gap between daytime and night, it is highly recommended to take along some pieces of thermal clothing, hat, and gloves and so on.
  5. Please try your best to respect the religious belief and local customs.