Palung Co in Zhongba County, Shigatse
Chinese Name: 帕龙错
English Name: Palung Co in Zhongba County, Shigatse
Location: Located in Zhongba County, Shigatse Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region
Admission Fee: Free
Opening Hours: All Day
About Palung Co
Palung Co is also called “Palu Lake”, meaning the lake which is famous for the cow and sheep. It is located in the northwest of Zhongba County, Shigatse Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region with an altitude of 5,092 meters and covering an area of 140 square kilometers. There are many natural pastures and charming scenery surrounded by the salt water lake. Each year, it will attract millions of visitors traveling here to appreciate the miraculous scenery and enjoy the calm of their spirits.
Tourist can travel to Lhasa by air or train firstly and then transfer to Zhongba by long-distance bus, which is the major choice.
Attraction Travel Tips
- Traveling Hours: 1 day
- Traveling Seasons: March to October
- High Altitude Sickness Avoiding: Bring enough water or drinks, fruits and snacks with high caloric content.
- Pay attention to prepare some necessities for the cold weather like the hat, gloves, scarf and thick winter coat and so on.