Travel Guide

Lhalu Wetland in Tibet

08-06-2014

In summer, lush aquatic plants of Lhalu Wetland under blue sky and white clouds constitute scenery that is too beautiful to be absorbed all at once. Located in the northern Lhasa, Lhalu wetland, with an elevation of over 3,600 meters above sea level, is the highest and largest urban natural wetland in China. It’s also known as the "the lung of Lhasa".

The Lhalu wetland locates in the north of the city of Lhasa and it covers an area of 12.2 square kilometers. More than 95 percent of the wetland is covered by trees and plants.

Lhalu wetland, tibet, lhasa, lhasa sightseeing, potala palace

                                       Photo shows cattle and yaks are eating grass in the Lhalu Wetland.

Lhalu wetland, tibet, lhasa, lhasa sightseeing, potala palace

                                      Photo shows the beautiful view of Lhalu Wetland in summer.

Lhalu wetland, tibet, lhasa, lhasa sightseeing, potala palace

                                             Photo shows a cow is eating the willow branches in Lhalu Wetland.