Basum Tso Lake (Basum Lake), also called Cuogao Lake in Tibetan, meaning the green water is the largest lake in eastern Tibet, located in Gongbo’gyamda County. Surrounded by snow-capped peaks and natural forest, Basum located far from city still be known from outsides by its primitive beauty and tranquility. Covering 26 square kilometers, the dark blue lake surface like a mirror clearly reflects the tall mountains and green plants in the lakeshore. Besides, it is also a holy lake of Tibetan Buddhism Nyingma sect, with a Nyingma temple sited in the center small island and the seeking-child hole nearby the south shore blessed by Padmasambhava (founder of Nyingma sect), which is quite effective for person eager for have a baby to be pregnant. Combining beautiful scenery and amazing legends, Basum Lake is such a holy and spectacular land to explore more and beyond.
Basum Tso Lake (Nyingchi)
Location: Nyingchi, Tibet, China
Suggested Duration: 1-2 days