Nyima County Overview
Chinese Name: 尼玛县 English IPA: Ní Mǎxiàn Location: Nagqu Prefecture of Tibet Autonomous Region Population (city): More than 40,000 Language: Mandarin, Tibetan language Zip code: Tel code: Time zone:
Nyima County which means sun in Tibetan language ,is the administrative region of Nagqu Prefecture in the Tibet Autonomous Region. It is located in the north of the Tibet Autonomous Region, northwest of the Nagqu area, bordering the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region and Shigatse City to the south. It connects with Shuanghu County and Shenzha County in the east.
• Daguer Snow Mountain（达果雪山）: Daguer Snow Mountain is located in Nyima County, which is said to be the gathering place of ancient elephant, and also the main vein of male elephant to three hundred and sixty peaks, Daguer Snow Mountain is one of the four great snow mountains in Tibetan area.
• Qiangtang Nature Reserve（羌塘自然保护区）: The wild animal resources are rich and precious such as the Tibetan antelope, Tibetan wild donkey, wild yak, snow leopard, Brown bear, snow chicken, Tibetan gazelle, blue sheep, argali, bar-headed goose, gray duck, duck and other national first and second class protection of animals which altogether up to 20 species.
• Stone Paintings（石画）: Along the mountains in Nyima County, there are many survived rock paintings in ancient times. The Petroglyph in Rongma Township is the most famous one. The rock paintings are mainly composed of cattle, sheep, horse and buffalo with simple and bright painting style. Different stones will show a different picture as the season and time changes.
Other Destinations in Nyima County
Nyima County Attractions
Nyima 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 Nyima County when travelling in Tibet. Tourists can enjoy some stunning highlights listed below here: • Daguer Snow Mountain（达果雪山）: Daguer Snow Mountain is located in Nyima County, which is said to be the gathering place of ancient elephant, and also the main vein of male elephant to three hundred and sixty peaks, Daguer Snow Mountain is [...]
Nyima County Tours
Nyima 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 Nyima 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
Nyima County has an average elevation of 5,000 meters. It belongs to semi-arid plateau sub-arid monsoon climate and plateau arid climate. The air is thin in many snowy days with annual average temperature of -4 ℃and annual precipitation of 150 mm. Nyima County's total area is 72499.41 square kilometers with a population of 31161 people (by the end of 2014),13 townships, 77 administrative villages. [...]
The main road 301 (Ann lion road) runs through Anduo to Nyima County, Dongcuo, Gaize and finally reaches to Lion Spring Town with a total length of 1338 kilometers. [...]
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 Nyima County. ‣ Avoid High Altitude Reaction: ●With the high altitude of about 5000 meters, changeable weather and strong wind during the day and night in Nyima, 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. ‣ Best Time to Visit Nyima County It is recommended to get [...]
The maps give tourists an overview of Nyima In this case, tourists can get a clear idea about where they are and where they want to go in Nyima of Tibet. [...]
Nyima County Accommodation
In each destination, you’ll enjoy a comfortable stay in a great location!The hotels we choose are based on star rating, great locations, well-equipped facilities, cozy bed, high quality service and guests’ feedback. You could decide where to stay to best suit for your budget and likes. If you have already got an ideal hotel, please feel free to tell our travel consultants and they'll book the hotel for you. Nagqu Shiji Hotel Nyima Hotel Nagqu Hotel [...]