Baqên County Overview
Chinese Name: 巴青县 English IPA: Bā Qīnxiàn Location: Nagqu Prefecture of Tibet Autonomous Region Population (city): More than 40,000(2012) Language: Mandarin, Tibetan language Zip code: Tel code: Time zone:
Located in eastern Nagqu Prefecture and the Great Lakes in southern Qiangtang basin of the upper reaches of Nujiang River, Baqên County stands higher in the north and lower in the south, with an average altitude of 4500 meters above. Baqen County belongs to Nagqu Prefecture of Tibet Autonomous Region. With natural beauties, folk customs and gorgeous places of interests, it is definitely unforgettable for you to pay a visit to Baqen County.
• Maimo Cave（ 麦莫溶洞）: Located in the middle of the mountain, the cave from the ground to the top of the hole, has three or four stories high.The top of the hole is constantly pouring down.There are several small holes around the entrance of the cave with many naturally formed stone stairs and pendulous ice pillars in the cave which there are three humanoid rocks on the front.
• Meimu Cave（ 梅木溶洞）: The cave consists of three caves which entrance is in the hillside and all of them are connected with one another. There are several small holes around the entrance and many small caves.
• Natural Hot Springs（天然温泉）: On the grassland, there are all kinds of natural springs. After years of accumulation, these springs of minerals naturally formed into sedimentary rocks of unequal size.The springs was steaming under the sun, and the heat was coming out. Minerals in the hot spring can treat diseases like skin disease.
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Baqên County Attractions
Located in eastern Nagqu Prefecture and the Great Lakes in southern Qiangtang basin of the upper reaches of Nujiang River, it stands higher in the north and lower in the south, with an average altitude of 4500 meters above. Baqen County belongs to Nagqu Prefecture of Tibet Autonomous Region. With natural beauties, folk customs and gorgeous places of interests, it is definitely unforgettable for you to pay a visit to Baqen County. Highlights • Maimo Cave（麦莫溶洞）: Located in the middle of the [...]
Baqên County Tours
Baqen 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 Baqen County when travelling in Tibet. As the Top Tibet tour operator, Mysterious Tibet promises to present the ultimate travel experience to world-wide tourists via a galaxy of carefully-engineered tour products. Our quality service begins as our thoughtful travel consultants handle your emails to inquire a customized Tibet tour. All our seasoned Tibetan guides are [...]
Climate & When to Go
Baqen County is attached to the semi-humid monsoon climate zone with annual sunshine of 2402 hours. The annual temperature difference is so huge in day and night with thin air and strong sunshine. [...]
You can choose either self-driving traveling or take public transportation. Take a train or bus from Lhasa to Nagqu, and then you can get to Baqeen County by bus. We will provide you with a comprehensive guide to Baqen, giving you a perfect travel service at your leisure. [...]
Festivals and Activities
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. [...]
Every tourists need the travel tips listed below when traveling to Baqen County. Avoid High Altitude Reaction: ●With the high altitude of about 5000 meters, changeable weather and strong wind during the day and night in Baqen, you’d better bring some warm clothes and medicine. Please remember to bring sunglasses with you. ● Meanwhile, please do not act and move too fast even though you're taking photos and enjoying the stunning views. ● Baqen is prestigious as the paradise of the [...]
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Baqên County Accommodation
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