By Zhu Shan Source:China Tibet News 2016-10-31
As winter looms, Tibet has enters tourism's low season. Most tourist sites will start lowering their ticket price during the off-peak season, which usually lasts from November to April. Compared with the peak season, some major attractions will offer about 50 percent reduction. Namtso scenic zone will sell tickets for only 60 yuan (8.85 U.S. dollars) per person from November 1 to April 30, compared to 120 yuan (17.7 U.S. dollars) in the summer peak season. In winter, road in Namtso scenic zone at times is snowy and frozen. Almost all workers manage to shovel snow in order to keep the traffic smooth. Tourists going to Namtso scenic zone could call 0891-6110123 for the information about temperature and traffic of the scenic zone.
Currently, Namtso scenic zone receives about 1,000 tourists a day.
Namtso Lake is about 250km northwest from Lhasa, capital of southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. Being the second largest saltwater lake in China only after Qinghai Lake, Namtso is the biggest lake in Tibet. Meanwhile, it is the highest altitude saltwater lake in the world.
Photo shows the magnificent scenery of Namtso in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. [Photo/Xinhua]