Zolmo Gongga Snow Mountain in Namling County, Shigatse

Chinese Name: 珠穆岗嘎雪山
English Name: Zolmo Gongga Snow Mountain
Location: Located between Namling County and Banga area of Nagqu Prefecture.
Admission Fee: Free
Opening Hours: All Day

About Zolmo Gongga Snow Mountain in Namling County, Shigatse

Zolmo Gongga Snow Mountain is located between Namling County and Nagqu Prefecture, 100 km away from Namling County seat. The snow-capped mountain can reflect fantastic and brilliant light under the sunshine, giving tourists an extraodinary scenery. Many tourists get to Zolmo Gongga Snow Mountain not only for mountaineering but also for shooting a gorgeous picture. It is easy to shoot beautiful photo in Zolmo Gongga Snow Mountain. However, if you would like to make innovation or create special photo with strong visual impact, patience and luck are necessary.

Attraction Transportation: 
Zolmo Gongga Snow Mountain is 100 km away from Namling County seat, tourists can take long-distance bus from Namling County or choose self-driving. However, please pay attention to weather conditions. Every October to next April, the severe cold weather makes it tough to have a trip. And every July to August is the rainy season of Zolmo Gongga Snow Mountain resulting in the bad climbing condition and heavy fog. In the rainy season (July & August), cars often get struck in the mud and delays happen frequently. 
Attraction Tips: 
• Traveling Hours: 2 or 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.
• Pay attention to prepare some cold weather gear like a hat, gloves, a scarf and a thick winter coat and to make sure that you have your warm clothes on in case of the bad weather.
• Dry season is better than rainy season (Jun-Sep) for mountaineering;
• The Border Permit is required to enter the mountain; as it is less convenient to apply for one in Tibet, it is suggested to obtain the permit ahead of the travelling.