Nagqu – Great Pasture in North Tibet
Having an elevation of more than 4,500 meters, Nagchhu is located on the famous North Tibet Plateau. It is 338 kilometres from Lhasa and at the juncture of the Qinghai-Tibet Highway. Nagchhu is famous for a unique landscape. The ancient Yamtung (or Zhangxhung) cultural site, the Bon monasteries, the Holy Lake Namtso and the life of the highland herdsmen are unique tourist attraction.