Nyingchi (also Nyingtri or Linzhi), which means "Throne of the Sun" in Tibetan, is a prefecture in southwest Tibet Autonomous Region, where the Himalayas and the Nyainqentanglha Mountains extend from west to east, like two huge parallel dragons, to join the Hengduan Mountains in the east. Located at an average elevation around 3,100 meters, it enjoys a moist weather and a beautiful natural scene.
Nyingchi is also called “the Switzerland of Tibet” and “the Jiangnan of Tibet” (Jiangnan means the fertile and prosperous area in the south of the Yangtze). Nyingtri is a fantastic place with charming natural scenery, like green mountain slopes, snow-capped peaks and crystal-clear rivers, as well as the Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon.
Nyingchi tourist attractions consist of many splendid scenic sites which are made by the power of the nature. You can spend a leisure time by losing yourself in this charming place.
Nyingchi travel advice offers tourists all aspects of travel tips to Nyingchi, like the best travel time, dinning, accommodation, transportation, shopping, currency exchange and so on.
Dinning in Nyingchi tells tourists what to eat in Nyingchi where tourists cannot only enjoy traditional Tibetan food, but also some local food specialties, like chicken soap cooked by stone pot.
Hotels in Nyingchi offer perfect facilities. Most favorable hotels in Nyingchi are based in Bayi Town. The hotels in Nyingtri are surely comfortable and up to your taste and standard.
Nyingchi maps and prefecture gives tourists an overview of Nyingchi. In this case, tourists can get a clear idea about where they are and where they want to go in the lowest prefecture of Tibet.
Photos of Nyingchi is a collection of pictures reflecting Nyingchi people's daily life, Nyingchi city scape, Nyingchi's landscape and landmarks, as well as carefully selected tourists' pictures.