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Nyingchi is also called ‘the Switzerland of Tibet’ and ‘the Jiangnan of Tibet’ for its rich resource and prospers. Here is a list of top ten things to do in Nyingchi.

Top 10 things to do in Nyingchi

1.  Basum Lake
Basum Lake is not only famous for its beautiful scenery, but it is also the holy lake of Red Sect. Human is harmony with natural here.

2.  Huge Cypress Nature Reserve
The largest cypress is famed as 'the Best of Chinese Cypress' with the height of 52m and trunk diameter of 5.8m. It is over 2,600 years old now and is named as King of the World's Cypress.

3.  Lulang Forest
The landscape is particularly beautiful with snow mountains, glaciers, primitive forest, villages and rivers. There are also a variety of species of tree and vegetation.

4.  Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon
Do you know the highest river in the world? Do you know the deepest, narrowest and longest canyon in the world? The answers are Yarlung Zangbo River and Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon.

5.  Zayu Nature Reserve
Zayu Nature Reserve consists of the Ciba Gully Nature Reserve, Shuzhub Village Nature Reserve and Lhamo Lungba Nature Reserve. It is a haunt of rare wild animals, such as the Bangladesh tiger, bear, leopard, pangolin, golden vulture and python.

6.  Pygmy Pig
This kind of pig is smaller in size compare with other places’, but tastes very delicious with a fine flavor, and the locals usually roasted it in Cantonese style.

7.  jizhuagu
It is a kind of tropical millet with the ears resembling chicken feet.

8.  Handicrafts
The Menpa and the Luopa peoples, who live in the Great Canyon of the Yarlung Tsangpo River, are born to be skillful artisans, and the wooden bowls, woven bamboo and rattan products.

9.  Nyingchi Soho Bar
Solid wood-made desks and chairs with burly mainstays created the unique style of simplicity.

10.  Hong Kong Street
It is a nice place to buy all the Tibetan Daily life utensils and taste the Sichuan Cuisines with expensive or cheap, big or small restaurants. Besides, Shenzhen Av in the eastern part is also a nice place to have the Sichuan cuisines.