Zogang County Overview
Chinese Name: 左贡县 English IPA: Zuǒ Gòng Xiàn Location: Located in the southeast of Tibet Population (city): 41,803 Language: Tibetan language and mandarin Chinese Zip code: Tel code: Time zone:
Zogang County is located in the southeast of Tibet. It is bordering mangkang county on the east, Nyingchi on the south, Basu county on the west and Chaya county on the north.
Highlights of Zogang County
Dongba Folk House: Dongba Folk House(东坝民居), looks like a majestic monastery, with high artistic value.
Pabala Lake: Pabala Lake(帕巴拉神湖), many eminent monks come here to offer a sacrifice to Pabala Lake, meanwhile, the living Buddha Pabala of Qiangbalin Monastery(强巴林寺) also come here to view the lake, so the lake is called Pabala Lake(帕巴拉神湖).
Three Monasteries of Zogang County: Three Monasteries of Zogang County(左贡三大寺), which are Zogang Monastery (左贡寺), Tuka Monastery(土卡寺), and Tiantuo Monastery(田妥寺), the biggest one Zogang Monastery (左贡寺) built on Xiangbi Mountain(象鼻山) looks like the Potala Palace.
Zhonglinka Ancient Tombs: Zhonglinka Ancient Tombs(中林卡古墓群) is famous for its numerous sarcophagus belonging to Neolithic period.
Bitu Scenic Spot: Bitu Scenic Spot(碧土风景区), Yuqu River is running through Zogang County, three consecutive 180°river bends formed a beautiful scenic area in Bitu Town.
Wild Vineyard of Dongba: Wild Vineyard of Dongba(东坝野生葡萄园), Farms, Dongba Township(东坝乡), Zogang County, Qamdo Prefecture, Tibet Tibetan Aut. Region.
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Zogang County Attractions
Zogong County, (Tibetan: མཛོ་སྒང་རྫོང་ Wylie mdzo sgang rdzong; Chinese: 左贡县; Pinyin: Zuǒgòng Xiàn) is a county of the Chamdo Prefecture in the Tibet Autonomous Region. Attractions of Zogang County Dongba Folk House: Dongba Folk House(东坝民居), looks like a majestic monastery, with high artistic value. Pabala Lake: Pabala Lake(帕巴拉神湖), many eminent monks come here to offer a sacrifice to Pabala Lake, meanwhile, the living Buddha Pabala of Qiangbalin Monastery(强巴林寺) also come here to view the lake, so the lake is called Pabala Lake(帕巴拉神湖). Three Monasteries of [...]
Zogang County Tours
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Climate & When to Go
‣ Zogang Climate The climate of zogang is the plateau temperate zone. The difference of temperature all year long is not very severe, and the rainfall is distributed not very regular. The average annual temperature is 4.2 Celsius, and the temperature in Jan is -6.7 Celsius and the temperature in July is 13.2 Celsius. The average rainfall is 405mm. [...]
‣ Zogang Transportation Tourist can travel to Lhasa by air or train firstly and then transfer to Zogang by long-distance bus, which is the major choice. And you can transfer from Qamdo to Zogang county. There is no need for you to worry about the transportation. [...]
Festivals and Activities
Qamdo Folk Custom in Tibet Qamdo Folk Custom in Tibet – Dressing Qamdo dressing is representative a regional culture and spirit. People in Qamdo Prefecture are called Kangba people. Men dress themselves very vigorous and unrestrained, bold and uninhibited. They prefer to wear long Tibetan knife, or other weapons. Their clothes are usually made of the silks and satins, cloth, and fabric, etc, and the edges are usually embroidered with otter's skin, tiger's skin, or leopard's skin, etc. Ladies dress themselves [...]
‣ Zogang Travel Tips ● Best Time to Visit The period between March to October is the best time to visit Zogang. From March to April, plum blossom all over the mountains and plains makes Zogang a fairyland. From May to June, tourist can appreciate the beautiful sceneries. Zogang turns to be green world from July to August and golden yellow during September to October. [...]
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Zogang County Accommodation
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