Located in the southeast of Tibet, Nyingchi owns the biggest elevation gap in the world with the lowest elevation of only 900m and the highest elevation of 7,782m (altitude of Namjagbarwa Peak). Literally meaning the Throne of Sun, Nyingchi is renowned as the “East Switzerland” and “Jiangnan of Tibet (Jiangnan in Chinese means the fertile and prosperous area in the south of the Yangtze)”, blessed with beautiful lakes, deep gorges, immense forests, azalea-filled meadows, etc.