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Lake Namsto-- A Never Missed Miracle in Your Tibet Travel

Lake Namsto, situated in the montanic region less than 60 kms to the northwest of Damxung county town of Lhasa, is regarded as the "Holy Lake" in Tibetan. Namsto is one of the three heavenly lakes in Tibet best of China toursand the second largest salt lake of the country. It is well-known for its crystalline clean and the picturesque, breathtaking scenery. It is such a wonderful place that should never be missed by anyone visiting Tibet.

Lake Namsto is endowed with mysterious and sacred significance. Numerous Buddhism adherents come to the lake on their pilgrimage to give their pray and longing for good fortune. Especially in each Tibetan year of sheep,many Buddhism pilgrims come to the holy lake to worship. According to Tibetan culture, mountains and lakes are of great significance. As an momentous traditional rule, Pilgrims will circle around the lake in the Tibetan sheep year and circle around the mountain in Tibetan horse year. Almost all Tibetans are godly Pilgrims who will walk clockwise along the lake Namsto-the most sacred lake to get the sincere blessing of the Buddha.

About more than 4700 meters above sea level, Lake Namsto is also well-known for its high altitude. The outline of the lake is like an rectangular that extends about 70 kilometers long, and more than 30 kilometers wide with an area of more than 1900 square kilometers and a depth of about 30 meters.Thus makes it the highest large lakes of the world.

Whoever has been to Lake Namsto is attracted completely to the pure water of the lake as if the water can wash their soul and makes them more peaceful. Standing by the lakeside gives one the feeling of coming into a blue and green plant. Colors of charming blue sky and crystal-clear lake water will dips into your heart. Lhasa Travel Guide for more. You feel certainly have never see a lake as beautiful as this one and you are sure that you will never see a lake more beautiful than this one in you lifetime. Around the lake is one of the famous mountains which is almost as beautiful-Nyainqentanglha Mountain Range. The outline of the mountain is huge and spectacular covered by white snow all year long making Namsto even more charming.

Also the region is endowed with so many lovely natural wildlife animals: fishes,birds, and sheep. The birds embellish the blue sky, flying freeing among the cotton white cloud as if playing cat and mouse. And from time to time,their wings will skillful touch the surface of the lake to admire their beautiful bodies in the mirror. From the crystal-clear, lots of fished can be seen. Broadest grassland stretches around the lake with companion of the snow mountain, pure sky and the colorful pray flags, make Namtso looks like a dreamlike fairy land.

With more and more tourist want to pay a visit to this mysterious lake, one thing should never be forgotten. And also, travel to China, do not miss the Yangtze River cruises. Lake Namsto is located in Qinghai-Tibet plateau. A proper way to avoid from the altitude disease is very necessary. Be sure to have a proper rest and avoid strenuous activities before they go to plateau to avoid and relieve the altitude sickness.


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