Jomda County Overview
Chinese Name: 江达县 English IPA: Jiāng Dáxiàn Location: Qamdo Prefecture of Tibet Autonomous Region Population (city): M0ore than 76,026（2010） Language: Mandarin, Tibetan language Zip code: Tel code: Time zone:
Jomda County is a county of the Qamdo Prefecture in the Tibet Autonomous Region, which is located in the throat of Tibet and Sichuan, Qnghai and Yunnan. It is the main land of the highway in Tibet and the main point of the “Tea Horse Trading Road”.
Aila Mountain（埃拉山）: Located in the Jomda County of Tibet, Aila Mountain is rolled over from Sichuan Province to Jomda County of Tibet with an altitude of more than 4,200 meters above sea level.
Ziga Grassland（字嘎大草原）: Located in the northwest of Jomda County about 65 kilometers away, the grassland area reaches 2.05 million mu with endless prairies, blue sky and white clouds, green grass and wild flowers, typical highland pastures in summer and autumn. There’s a famous Horse Racing Festival in 15th July each year which the herdsman will dress in colorful clothes and take yogurt, ride a horse poured on the pitch from all directions for celebrating the festival.
Xuebagou Valley（雪巴沟风景区）: Located in the Jomda County of Qamdo City, 10 km away from Jomda County, there is a cliff in Xuebagou Valley praised as “Small Aden”. where beautiful scenery, green grassland, natural landscapes could be found.
Gangtuo Town（岗托村）: (The First Tibetan Culture Village).After the peaceful liberation of Tibet, the area along the west bank of Jinsha river was under the jurisdiction of the Tibet Autonomous Region which was built to the township in 1988.
Shengqin Langzha Mountain（生钦朗扎神山）: Located in the Gangtuo Town of Jomda County, Tibet, 100 km away from county seat, it is one of the 25 Buddhist sacred mountains in the Kang District which is the top of the 25 sacred mountains.
Langrao Mountain（郎绕神山）: It is one of the 25 Buddhist sacred mountains in the Kang District with a history of 378 years.
Jirong Valley（吉荣峡谷风景区）: Jirong Valley is an auspicious place for the local people. It’s said that Manjusri Bodhisattva had used the sword for this medallion of wisdom and made a sound of flowing water for praying.
Guopu Baizong Mountain（果普白宗神山）； It is a famous religious pilgrimage site in the Kang District which the village, grassland, forest and snow mountain are integrated in the ecotourism area. It’s said that the white mountain looks like a human heart, which is said to be the heart of Tibet’s three sacred mountains.
Wara Monastery（瓦拉修道院）: It is one of the main monasteries of Jomda County of Qamdo Prefecture. It is famous for the peacock (auspicious bird in Tibetan culture) spreading its tail. Wara Monastery boasts a long history, which is a giant landmark as the first Tibetan Buddhist temple when tourists or traders entering Tibet through Sichuan Province.
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Jomda County Attractions
Jomda 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 Jomda 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. Highlights Aila Mountain（埃拉山）: Located in the Jomda County of [...]
Jomda County Tours
Jomda 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 Jomda 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 well-trained [...]
Climate & When to Go
Located in east longitude of 97 ° 15 '~ 98 ° 53' and north latitude of 31 ° ~ 32 ° 36 ', Jomda County is located in the northern Tibet Autonomous Region with the maximum distance of 327 km and a total area of 13164.09 square kilometers. [...]
The transportation in Jomda is convenient. You can take the train from Lhasa to Shigatse City. From here, you can take the bus tour of Jomda County. [...]
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. Qamdo Folk Customs in Tibet Dressing Qamdo dressing represents the regional culture and spirit. People in Qamdo Prefecture are called [...]
Every tourists need the travel tips listed below when traveling to Jomda County. Avoid High Altitude Reaction: With the high altitude of about 5000 meters, changeable weather and strong wind during the day and night in Jomda, 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. [...]
The maps give tourists an overview of Jomda In this case, tourists can get a clear idea about where they are and where they want to go in Jomda of Tibet. [...]
Jomda 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. Jomda Hotel Duola Mountain Spring Hotel Jian Dongri Hotel [...]