Namcha Barwa

Namcha Barwa (Namchabarwa, གནམས་ལྕགས་འབར་བ།, Gnams lcags ‘bar ba, Namjagbarwa, 南迦巴瓦峰, Nánjiābāwǎ Fēng)

Namcha Barwa is located in Nyingchi Prefecture in an isolated part of southeastern Tibet that has few outside visitors. Standing inside the Great Bend of the Yarlung Tsangpo River, it is a lone peak just east of the Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon. Guests can stay at the nearby Grand Canyon Inn (大峡谷客栈) for views of the mountain, river, and canyon.

Nyingchi scenery in Qinghai – Tibet Plateau. Brahmaputra River below the mountain Namjagbarwa. Taken on the Pai Town, Nyingchi, Tibet, China. | Meiqianbao

Country: China

Mountain Range: Assam Himalaya

Elevation: 25,531 feet / 7,782 meters

First Ascent: October 30, 1992 by a Chinese-Japanese expedition

Fun Fact: Namcha Barwa is the 28th tallest mountain in the world!


Namcha Barwa at Sunset
Namcha Barwa peak, Nyingchi Tibet
An unusual revelation of Namcha Barwa, one of the most prominent and beautiful peaks in the Himalayas. | Moxin
Nyingchi scenery in Qinghai – Tibet Plateau. Namjagbarwa Peaks in the clouds. Taken on the suosong village, Pai Town, Nyingchi, Tibet, China.
The Snow Mountain of Sunrise, The Golden Mount of Namcha Barwa, Tibet China. Barwa is difficult to see because it is always hidden in different clouds.

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