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Yamdrok Yumtso Lake

The Yamdrok Yumtso Lake, literally Swan Lake in Tibetan language, is one of the largest lakes in Tibet and one of three holy lakes in the Tibet region. The Yamdrok Yumtso Lake lies to the south of Yarlung Tsangpo River in the Shannan Region of Tibet. With an elevation of 4410 kilometers, the Yamdrok Yumtso Lake is 130 kilometers long from east to west and 70 kilometers wide from south to north, which makes the Yamdrok Yumtso Lake occupy an area of 638 square kilometers. The shoreline length of the Yamdrok Yumtso is 250 kilometers long and the depth ranges from 20 to 40 meters with the deepest point as 60 meters. The mountain divides the Yamdrok Yumtso Lake and the Yarlung Tsangpo River is the Lhagoi Kangri range. The Noijin Kangsang Peak, the summit of the Lhagoi Kangri Group, stands graciously beside the Yamdrok Yumtso Lake and it's one of the four snow mountains in central Tibet.
The The Noijin Kangsang Peak and the Yamdrok Yumtso Lake together compose a mysterious and beatiful piece of masterwork of the Nature and are the most attractive natural beauty to travel not only for the pilfrims but also for everyone around the world. The Tibetan believes that the Yumdrok Yumtso is a godness who’s the daughter of dragon and blesses Tibetan people. There are lots of mellow pastures around the Yamdrok Yumtso Lake where the local Tibetan herdsmen can raise their livestocks. The Yamdrok Yumtso Lake area is also a paradise for migrant birds, wild animals and fish. Indeed, the Yamdrok Yumtso Lake is the most enchanting travel destination. Some guide information of the Yamdrok Yumtso Lake. Some guide information of the Yamdrok Yumtso Lake.  Location: Shannan Region of Tibet  Tickets: CNY40  Opening hours: 07:00 to 17:00  Contact number: +86 10 8596880

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