Changtang (also spelled as Changthang) plateau is located in western and northern Tibet. It has vast highlands and lakes. Most of the Plateau is now protected as a national nature reserve.
Tangra Yum Tso is a holy lake for Bon sect, which is located in the southwest of Nyima County, in Nagchu, Tibet. It is the fourth largest salt lake in China with an altitude of 4, 530 above the sea level.
Silingtso is world’s highest lake. It is 5,386 meters above sea level that flows into the Yarlung Tsangpo River. Located in the Zhongba County, Nagchu, it is considered as the 2nd largest lake in Tibet.
Xiangxiong Kingdom is located in the west Tibet. It is said to be the earliest civilization center on the Tibetan plateau. Records show that the Xiangxiong Kingdom once flourished in the 7th century, and then developed its own written language.
Shenzha Nature Reserve is located in Shenzha County, Nagchu, Tibet. It was established in 1993, and became the paradise of birds since then. It has been the biggest protecting area of black-necked crane in China.
Purog Kangri Glacier, covering with 422 square kilometers, is known as the third largest glacier (the other two are South Pole and North Pole) in the world. It is located 560 kilometers from Nagchu Town in Tibet.
The skeleton wall is located in the Dodoka Monastery, which is halfway between Sok and Nagchu, on the south of the 317 Highway. This skeleton wall is one of Tibetan’s strangest, least-visited sights.From far, this wall looks like a typical Tibetan mani wall.
Tsanden Monastery is built as an affiliated temple of Drepung Monastery in 1668. It is located at the top of Yaladuo Hill in Nagchu area, North Tibet. From far way, the monastery looks like a small Potala Palace, therefore, it is also known as a ‘small Potala’.