Shenzha Nature Reserve in Xainza County, Nagqu

Chinese Name:申扎自然保护区
English Name: Shenzha Nature Reserve
 Location: Located in Xainza County(申扎县),  Nagqu Prefecture(那曲市), Tibet Autonomous Region, China
Admission Fee: Free
Opening Hours: All day

About Shenzha Nature Reserve

Shenzha Nature Reserve is located in Shenzha County, Nagchu, Tibet. It was established in 1993, and became the paradise of birds since then. It has been the biggest protecting area of black-necked crane in China.

Main Attractions- Shenzha Nature Reserve

The weather in the reserve is warm and the fresh water from the glacier and snow is not that salty, therefore, this place is great for the aquatic organism living and the birds multiplying. Gruentso Lake (4,650) in the nature reserve covers a water area of 476 square kilometers. Other lakes are covered with swamp, meadow and wet grassland, which makes this Nature Reserve a wonderful place for black-neck crane and other precious birds.

Attraction Transportation

The transportation in Xainza is convenient. You can take the train from Lhasa to Nagqu City.  From here, you can take the bus tour of Xainza County.

Attraction Travel Tips

1. Traveling Hours: 1~2 hours
2. Traveling Seasons: All year
 3.  High Altitude Sickness Avoiding: Bring enough water and some thick clothes, eating more fruits and vegetables rich in vitamins and so on.
4. Pay attention to respect the local customers.