11 Breathtaking photos of Ngari Prefecture, Tibet, China

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Ngari, a prefecture of China’s Tibet Autonomous Region located in the heart of the Qutang Plateau (northern part of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau), is one of the world’s least densely populated areas with unique natural scenery.

Chide Village is located on the banks of the Peacock River, 3,936 meters above sea level. The whole village has only 156 households, a total of 626 people.

Among the many snow-capped mountains in Burang County, “Kang Rinpoche” is the most familiar name. Kang Rinpoche, 6,656 meters above sea level, is a world-recognized sacred mountain, known as the king of the all sacred mountains. The majestic mountain is as grand as a large pyramid.

The village of Kejia is located in the southwestern part of the Tibet Autonomous Region, in the south of the Ngari Prefecture and at the junction of three countries: China, India and Nepal.

Lake Rakshastal literally means “lake of the demon” in Sanskrit. Its salty water, in stark contrast to the fresh water of Lake Manasarovar, results in there being no aquatic plants or fish, and is considered poisonous by locals.

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