Comté Damxung

Covering an area of 10,036 square kilometers(2013). Damxung County is located in the bounder of North Tibet and South. Tibet,’Damxung’ means the selected grassland in Tibetan language. Because of the high coverage of grassland, Damxung County is regarded as the miniature of the Chang Tang or Northern Grassland.

Highlights

Nyenchen Tanglha Mountain: the watershed of Yarlung Zangbu River and Nujing River and divides Tibetan area into three parts: North Tibet, South Tibet and Southeast Tibet.

 Namtso Lakeone of the three holy lakes in Tibet and the largest lake at the highest altitude in the world.

▪ Eight Pagodas of North Tibet: 40 kilometers from the downtown, the eight white pagodas are built to commemorate a hero who laid down one’s life on the battlefield.

Yangpachen: The hot spring is one of the most famous and the best hot spring places in Tibet, which is surrounded by big rocky mountains, and the view is fascinating with blue sky.

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    Comté Damxung Attractions

    Damxung Tour is one of the attractive tours in Tibet, which can provide tourists of stunning views in Tibet. It couldn't be better to tour Damxung when travelling in Tibet. Here are some famous attractions: ▪ Nyenchen Tanglha Mountain: the watershed of Yarlung Zangbu River and Nujing River which divides Tibetan area into three parts: North Tibet, South Tibet and Southeast Tibet. ▪ Namtso Lake: one of the three holy lakes in Tibet and the largest lake at the highest altitude in the world. ▪ Eight [...]

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    Comté Damxung Tours

    Damxung Tour is one of the attractive tours in Tibet, which can provide tourists of stunning views in Tibet. It couldn't be better to tour Damxung when travelling in Tibet. We provide some types of tour packages for visiting Damxung including these famous attractions at the best price: ▪ Nyenchen Tanglha Mountain: the watershed of Yarlung Zangbu River and Nujing River which divides Tibetan area into three parts: North Tibet, South Tibet and Southeast Tibet. ▪ Namtso Lake: one of the three holy lakes [...]

    Climate & When to Go

    Damxung is cold and dry in the winter, cool and wet in summer, with very variable weather. The climate of Damxung belongs to the plateau continental climate. The average annual temperature is 1.3 °C (34.3 °F), with only 62 frost-free days. The land is frozen from the start of November to the following March. Pasture has 90–120 days for growth. Average annual precipitation is 481 millimeters (18.9 in). [...]

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    Transportation

    Covering the distance of about 326 kilometers, the highway from Lhasa to Nagqu is part of the Qinghai-Lhasa highway (one of the most important high ways and also the busiest roads in Tibet), passing Damxung County on the way. Usually, the whole journey takes about 4 to 6 hours. Road is in good condition. After leaving Lhasa, tourists will enter the grassland of northern Tibet. Some part of the road is in poor condition but the splendid landscape never fails to [...]

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    Festivales et Activités

    Most Tibetan festivals are full of the color of  religion. In addition to annual large-scale worship rituals to Buddha and Buddhist masters, Tibetan people will also hold a series of festivities associated with religious life and agricultural production consisting of religious festivals and folk ones. There are almost a hundred festivals in a year, some of which even last for ten days. Xuedun Festival: In the area of Damxung, the most famous festival is Xuedun Festival, which means yogurt eating days in [...]

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    Conseils de Voyage

    Every tourists need the travel tips listed below when traveling to Damxung County. ●Take care of yourself, avoid catching cold, for it is difficult to recover from a cold at high altitude. ●Prepare necessary medicines against altitude in Lhasa or before you come to Tibet. ● Meanwhile, please do not act and move too fast even though you're taking photos and enjoying the stunning views,like running and jumping. [...]

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    Useful Maps

    The maps give tourists an overview of Damxung . In this case, tourists can get a clear idea about where they are and where they want to go  in Damxung of Tibet which is situated in Zadoi, Qinghai, China, its geographical coordinates are 33° 8' 0" North, 94° 18' 0" East and its original name (with diacritics) is Damxung.  [...]

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    Comté Damxung Hébergement

    Only 3-star and 2-star hotels can be found in Damxung county. Mid Range Hotels (3-star hotel) Damxung Yangpachen Lantian Hot Spring Hotel(No.6, Zhongni Rd, Yangpachen Town, Damxung; near to S304. The hotel is local on the way from Lhasa to Namtso. There are many hot spring pools for your choice.) Damxung Baima Hotel(Hedong Rd, Damxung; near to Damxung People's Hospital. The hotel is equiped with Tibetan style luxury standard rooms and single rooms. The rooms have WIFI, 24 hours hot water, [...]

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