Segyi La Mountain in Bayi District, Nyingchi
Chinese Name: 色季拉山
English Name: Segyi La Mountain
Location: Located in Bayi District(巴宜区), Nyingchi Prefecture(林芝市), Tibet Autonomous Region, China
Admission Fee: Free
Opening Hours: All day
About Segyi La Mountain
The Segyi La Mountain is located in Nyingchi County, Tibet. It belongs to the Nyenchen Tangula Mountain(唐古拉山) and it is the watershed of Niyang River(尼洋河) and Parlung Tsangpo River(帕隆藏布江).
Main Attractions- Segyi La Mountain
Numerous tourists come here to enjoy the grand sea of clouds, the forests and of course the stunning beauty of Mt. Namche Barwa.The mountain is regarded as one of the sacred mountains (like Bonri Mountain, Mount Himalayas and Mount Kailash) in Tibet. Each year, believers with devout spirit come here and deliver their wishes to Heaven via hanging the colorful prayer flags up in the mountain. From April to June, the mountain changes into a colorful place for the rhododendrons blossom from the foot to the peak. During this period, Segyi La Mountain is the paradise of colors.
If you rent a car or choose arranged car service of TibetDiscovery Tour Packages, firstly, drive from Lhasa on the Lhasa – Nyingchi Hwy, you will cross the Mila Pass (5013m), which lies in the boundary between Maizhokunggar County in Lhasa and Gongbo’gyamda in Nyingchi. Then continue driving to Nyingchi City on China National Hwy G318 with the Basumtso Lake in the west way. Later you will arrive in Bayi Town of Nyingchi City, Bayi District, where most hotels are assembled. You can settle down in booked hotel to have a rest for upcoming tour in Nyingchi.
Maybe you just finish your Shigatse Tour and want to explore a total different Tibet scenery, Nyingchi is exactly what you are looking for. Since there is no direct coach heading to distant Nyingchi from Shigatse, tourists need a stopover in Lhasa or Shannan area to transfer. The north Shigatse – Lhasa – Nyingchi way is much more popular and easier than south route through Shannan. But attention that both routes take more than ten hours totally, you can visit some attractions along your course to make the long journey more interesting.
Attraction Travel Tips
1. Traveling Hours: 1 hour
2. Traveling Seasons: All year, and the best time to travel is rom April to June.
3. High Altitude Sickness Avoiding: Bring enough water and some thick clothes, eating more fruits and vegetables rich in vitamins and so on.
4. Pay attention to respect the local customers.