Nagqu lies in the north of Tibet. It neighbors on Chamdo on the east, Lhasa on the south, Ngari on the west and Xinjiang on the north. In this region, the far-flung Changtang Prairie and mysterious Northern-Tibet uninhabited area always make a very deep impression on tourists.
In the uninhabited area live the wild animals under first-class national protection, including wild yak, Tibetan antelope and wild ass. The continuous snow mountains accompanied with the blue sky seems very solemn. The famous Samdain Kangsang Snow Mountain is just one of them. Being one of the twenty-five highest mountains of Tibet, it's given the religious character. Also the Daguo Snow Mountain located in Nima County is considered as a holy mountain by Tibetan people.
Big and small lakes are inlaid between mountains and canyons. Among those, the Heavenly Lake Namtso is the most notable one. Situated between Damxung County of Lhasa and Baingoin County of Nagqu, Namtso Lake is the second largest saltwater lake in China, after Qinghai Lake. It's considered to be one of the three holy lakes in Tibet. Many pilgrims go there and walk around the lake praying for good fortunes annually. Additionally, selected as one of the five most beautiful lakes in China, it attracts a lot of tourists as well.
Siling Co is the second largest lake of Tibet, after the Namtso Lake. In Tibetan, Siling Co means devil lake. It lies on the border of Baingoin and Xainza counties. There are seven main rivers flowing into it, which compose a land-locked lake group. The lakeside prairie is vast. The picturesque grassland scenery leaves unforgettable impressions.