Namtso Lake in the Tibet Autonomous Region was selected as one of the five most beautiful lakes in China by Chinese National Geography magazine. Its touching beauty should not be missed by any visitors. Its purity and solemnness are symbols of Qinghai-Tibet Platean. In Tibetan, Namtso means ‘Heavenly Lake.’
Surrounded by vast grassland, the lake looks like a huge mirror with the clear blue sky over the dark blue lake, white snow, green grass, colorful wild flowers and herdsman’s ox-hair tents. The Namtso Lake is abundant in precious medicinal materials as well as various fish species such as highland thin-scale fish and no-scale fish. The lake is also a habitat of various wild animals such as black bear, wild ox, wild donkey, blue sheep and marmot, etc.Also regarded as holy lake by pious Buddhists, the lake attracts pilgrims from differnt parts of the world. All this makes Lake Namtso a must visit destination.