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Lake Namtso, Damxung County
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Head up to Lake Namtso, a body of water high in the Tibetan mountains, blending a picturesque natural aspect with cultural importance and history. Its name, Tibetan for "Heavenly Lake," makes sense when one considers its altitude and its appearance. At 4,718 m (15,479 ft) above sea level, the lake stands as the highest saltwater lake in the world, while snow-capped mountains and vast grasslands surround the clear blue water in a dramatic natural scene. A long-standing place of pilgrimage, the lake supports a community of pastoral nomads who live in the grasslands around it, along with their colorfully dressed yaks. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Damxung County holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Lake Namtso and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • It was definitely a beautiful sight - the sunset and wonder of seeing a lake so high up was humbling. We came here upon recommendation from some of our friends who said we could see the stars the best...  more »
  • 纳木错的夕阳太漂亮,去的时候云层有一点点多,但是不妨碍他的美,沿着湖边走心情很舒服,可以忘掉一切琐事,让人流连忘返 
  • what a terrific place in the middle of nowhere, one of many holy lakes in tibet. I suggest to spend a night here and enjoy the feeling of beeing small!