Xiachayu Town in Zayu County, Nyingchi

Chinese Name: 下察隅镇
English Name: Xiachayu Town 
Location: Located in the southwest of Zayu County, Nyingchi 
Admission Fee: Free
Opening Hours: All Day

About Xiachayu Town in Zayu County, Nyingchi

Xiachayu Town is located in the southwest of Zayu County, Nyingchi. It covers an area of 1215.07 square kilometers. Due to the North India ocean water along the Zayu valley, the favorable conditions provide a suitable environment for animals and plants. Xiachayu Town is abundant in natural resources. There are more than 100 national protected animal species, such as pheasant, deer, bear, tiger, wild goat, buffalo, leopard, parrot etc. What’s more, the forest coverage rate of Xiachayu Town reached more than 65%. Xiachayu Town mainly produces rice so that it is also known as the Tibetan Jiangnan.

Xiachayu Town is located in the border line with special geographical location. The unique cultural and natural separation style attract tourists come here to enjoy its beautiful landscape and appreciate unsophisticated ethnic customs. Because of the special geographical environment, superior natural conditions and abundant tourism resources,  the natural landscape of Xiachayu Town is very spectacular. The verdant original forest, pure snow mountains, crystal-clear rivers and vast grassland offers a visual feast to visitors. 

Attraction Transportation: 

The advanced traffic system provides visitors convenient ways to travel. Visitors can take bus or choose self-driving. On account of snow and occasional road accidents, highway closures and concomitant traffic delays are not uncommon.

Attraction Tips: 
• Traveling Hours: 3 hours
• Traveling Seasons: All seasons
• High Altitude Sickness Avoiding: Bring enough water or drinks, fruits and snacks with high caloric content
• Bring a good, broad spectrum sunscreen with a high SPF factor and a high SPF lip sunscreen to protect your lips too.
• Please don’t hang flags in republic place.
• Located in the border area, you must behave ourselves well.
• Ask for permission before taking photos for Tibetan people.
• Don’t touch Tibetan’s head and shoulder.