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Meet the 'Fairy Lady' in Qinghai Lake

Meet the 'Fairy Lady' in Qinghai Lake

Besides being a renowned tourist attraction, Qinghai Lake, China's largest inland lake and biggest saltwater lake, is of great importance in ecology. The Fairy Lady Bay is an outstanding example of its rich biodiversity and healthy ecosystem.

Nation opens door wider to tour groups

Nation opens door wider to tour groups

With increased tourist flows, scenic areas nationwide are offering a wealth of daytime and nighttime tourism products and enhanced services to meet visitors' needs.

Tibet receives 17.174 million tourists in 1st half of 2022

Tibet receives 17.174 million tourists in 1st half of 2022

Since the beginning of this year, the Tourism Development Department of the Tibet Autonomous Region has launched a number of policies to promote tourism and consumption, such as the "Winter Tour of Tibet" policy, 12 preferential incentives and subsidies for local tourism, the issuance of tourism consumption coupons in the region, and launching of tourist routes including "Return to Nature, Close to the Countryside”, G219 revolutionary relics, etc.

Yaks: 'Boat' on the plateau in Tibet

Yaks: 'Boat' on the plateau in Tibet

Wild yaks were seen on Qiangtang grassland in Shuanghu County, Nagqu City, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region on Monday.

Yamdrok Lake: summer resort in SW China's Tibet

Yamdrok Lake: summer resort in SW China's Tibet

Yamdrok Lake (also known as Yamdrok Yumtso) is a freshwater lake in Tibet. It is one of the three largest sacred lakes in Tibet. Yamdrok means "jade" in Tibetan, which vividly depicts the limpidity and the fine blue color of the water.

Yunnan's Potatso National Park enters its most beautiful season

Yunnan's Potatso National Park enters its most beautiful season

The Potatso National Park in Shangri-la, Yunnan province, welcomed its most beautiful season of the year. The blue sky, white cloud, clear lake and wetland, forest, grass, rare animals and plants create a poetic natural painting during summer.

Construction of Tibet Astronomy Museum starts

Construction of Tibet Astronomy Museum starts

On June 12, the foundation ceremony of the Tibet Astronomy Museum was held in Lhasa City, Tibet Autonomous Region, marking the start of Tibet Astronomy Museum project after many years of preparation.

Discovering Tibet on a caravan trip

Discovering Tibet on a caravan trip

Sonam Gyasto and his team have set out on a three-year caravan trip across all 74 counties of China's Tibet.

Chaka Salt Lake Scenic Area free of admission for tourists nationwide in June

Chaka Salt Lake Scenic Area free of admission for tourists nationwide in June

Tourists from all over the country can visit Chaka Salt Lake Scenic Area for free from June 1 to June 30, while medical workers across the country can visit for free throughout the year 2022 with their valid IDs, according to information learned from the Qinghai Chaka Salt Lake Scenic Area.

Peach blossoms bloom in Nyingchi, Tibet

Peach blossoms bloom in Nyingchi, Tibet

Parlung Zangbo, known as the “mother river” of Bome, scours out the third largest canyon in the world, the Parlung Zangbo Grand Canyon, as it flows from east to west. The altitude of the canyon decreases along the way from east to west, too. Tangmai, a village in Bome County with an altitude dropping to less than 2,000 meters, has a relatively warm climate, and the peach blossoms here bloom first in Nyingchi.

Tibet improves infrastructure to boost tourism

Tibet improves infrastructure to boost tourism

Southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region pooled more than 500 million yuan (about 76.2 million U.S. dollars) into tourism infrastructure projects to boost its tourism industry in 2021, said the regional tourism development department Wednesday.

Cruise on Lhasa River, enjoying a different Lhasa

Cruise on Lhasa River, enjoying a different Lhasa

The Lhasa River is regarded as the “Mother River” of Lhasa City. It is called “Jiqu” in Tibetan, meaning River of Happiness in Chinese. The river originates from the southern foot of Mt. Nyainqentanglha and finally flows into the Yarlung Zangbo River.

New paved roads linking Tibet's regions together

New paved roads linking Tibet's regions together

Southwest China's Tibet autonomous region will invest 21.6 billion yuan ($3.4 billion) in its transportation and traffic sector this year, according to the region's traffic and transportation department.

Zoo free for tourists born in the year of tiger

Zoo free for tourists born in the year of tiger

The Qushui Zoo in Lhasa City has resumed its opening on March 20. The opening hours are from 10:00 am to 18:30 pm every day. Local residents in Qushui County can enjoy free tickets with ID cards, according to information from the zoo recently.

Qinghai Plateau welcomes flower blooming season

Qinghai Plateau welcomes flower blooming season

At the end of March, after experiencing a long and severe cold season, the temperature of the Yellow River Basin in the eastern part of the Qinghai Plateau with lower altitudes began to rise, and the “flower viewing season” is coming.

Bookmark this guide for peach blossom viewing in Bome, Nyingchi

Bookmark this guide for peach blossom viewing in Bome, Nyingchi

In March, the fairyland of Bome, Nyingchi, Tibet Autonomous Region is about to usher in “the most beautiful spring in China”, as peach blossoms bloom in the valleys and fields. The flowers can be dark pink or light pink. Today, we’ll recommend you several

Tibet's ice and snow economy is gaining momentum

Tibet's ice and snow economy is gaining momentum

In the early morning of February 5, the ancient city of Lhasa was already covered in white by the first snow following the beginning of spring. The snowflakes were still falling. The citizens of Lhasa walked out of their homes one after another, enjoying

Tibet's ice and snow economy is gaining momentum

Tibet's ice and snow economy is gaining momentum

In the early morning of February 5, the ancient city of Lhasa was already covered in white by the first snow following the beginning of spring. The snowflakes were still falling. The citizens of Lhasa walked out of their homes one after another, enjoying

Winter Games held in Nagqu, Tibet

Winter Games held in Nagqu, Tibet

On February 8, in the just-concluded Beijing Winter Olympics cross-country skiing individual sprint (free technical) qualifying competition, athlete Tsering Zhandui from Xiaqu Town, Ruxian County, Nagqu City, Tibet Autonomous Region, scored 3:03.22, compl