Nangchen the ancient kingdom - , Tibet

Nangchen the ancient kingdom

Thanks Gesar Tours for this favorite place.

Nangchen, is a county of Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in southernmost Qinghai province. The county seat is Xangda, built in a side valley and on the right bank of the Dza Chu (upper reaches of the Mekong). The county’s name is derived from the former king (nang chen rgyal po) and kingdom of Nangchen, it was highly autonomous. The present-day’s county comprises the core area of that kingdom.

The Nangchen king historical evolution can be traced back to the mid-12th century. During the reign of the King, Nangchen is the center of economic culture and the political, therefore left behind a rich cultural and historical resources
When you visit Nangchen, you cannot only enjoy the mellow Tibetan culture but also the beautiful scenery.

If you'd like to visit this place, get in contact with Gesar Tours who can give you more information.

Comments are closed.

More favorite places

Ghar Monastery, Kham Nangchen, Yushu Prefecture
Yaks and butter tea trek
Kailash Kora
Famous printing press
The holy mountain Khawa Karpo
Nomad Adventure Tour on Gangya and Sogdzong (Henan) Grasslands
Just driving through Tibet
Chomolangma (Mt. Everest) National Park
The grasslands of Amdo
Rawuk Tso alpine lake
Horse races and nomads
Kora of Ganden Monastery
Zhiduo the home land of wild animals, and the source of the Yellow and Yangzi rive
Favorite Flower Tour
Phenpo, an incredible valley
Home visits
Three sacred mountains
Beautiful cave murals in West Tibet
Cooking, cycling, trekking and meditation in Central Tibet
Village life
Ghar Monastery, Kham Nangchen, Yushu Prefecture
The road Eastwards
Trola Range
Best of Everest Basecamp
The Drigung Valley
Canyons of Guge Kingdom
Nangchen the ancient kingdom
Genyen Mountain Trek
Beautiful Yunnan Meili
Wildlife adventure in East Tibet
Village tour with meditation course
Mt. Nyenpo Yurtse Trek
Riding across the Tibetan Plateau
Revel in the tranquility of Dorphu valley
Mount Kailash
Lhasa ancient pilgrimage circuit
Favorite bird watching tour
Tibetan Medicinal Herb Journey
Holy lake Yilung Latsho
Walking around Barkhor Square
Sacred Mountain Amnye Machen
Nyenqentanglha Mountains, The Silent Guardian
Jokhang in Lhasa
Lakes and Mountains
Pabongkha Temple
Lhasa to Kathmandu Overland
Sho’La, The pass of Two Faces
Overland Lhasa to Kathmandu via Kyriong
Classic Amdo, A cultural adventure through Eastern Tibet
Meru Nyingma temple

related listings

Tibet Travelers

Tibet Travelers is a reliable and experienced Tibetan local travel agency based in Lhasa. Tibet...


Himalaya Tibet Travel

Himalaya Tibet Travel offers unique cultural experiences on the Tibetan Plateau and across Western...


Easy Tibet Tours

Easy Tibet Tours is a local Tibetan travel agency based in Lhasa, started by Penpa Tsering and his...