Introduction of Basum Tso Lake Basum Tso Lake is a holy lake of Nyingmapa located in Nyingchi. Also, it has the name of Tsogao Lake, which means green water in Tibetan. The lake area is more than 6 thousand acres. And the surface altitude is 3,538 meters. The scenic spot includes snow mountains, lakes, forest and temples. And the landscape is very beautiful all the year round. So it has the reputation of “Little Switzerland”. In 1994, World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) listed it as a