Litang is the only way for the Sichuan-Tibet Highway to enter Tibet. The altitude is already very high. If you have a strong reaction to high altitudes, it is not recommended to stay in Litang. When you enter Litang, you can take pictures on National Highway 318.
Litang, Sichuan, Sichuan is really not here, I don’t know, as soon as I come, I know its vast land and resources! Litang County in western Sichuan used to belong to Tibet, with an altitude of more than 4,000 meters. When it comes to Tibet, it is basically close to Tibet. The blue sky, fresh air, and many peculiar landforms that cannot be seen in the eastern region, I sigh the greatness of the motherland!
Litang County belongs to the Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Sichuan Province. It is located in the west of Sichuan Province and the southwest of the Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture. It is 285 kilometers away from the state capital Kangding and 654 kilometers away from the provincial capital Chengdu. It is located at 99°19′—100°56′ east longitude and 28° north latitude. 57'-30°43', a high town where the county government resides, with an altitude of 4014.187 meters.
How many sun, moon and stars have been haunted by dreams! I still don’t have the courage to do my homework to challenge the Sichuan-Tibet line! Since the ghosts and gods during the epidemic caused me to break into Tibet with a family car, I have no retreat all the way to the east! This is how Litang appeared on my way forward! Then the landmark became my avatar! No reason!
Litang, unlocking the highest county in the world and the hometown of Cangyang Gyatso
Litang, at an altitude of more than 4,000 meters, is one of the highest county towns in the world. It is also the hometown of the legendary Cangyang Gyatso, and the place where dreams come in poems. The name alone seems to have a romantic color.
📌Address: Litang County, Ganzi Prefecture, Sichuan Province
🕑Opening hours: all day
From the Yajiang River to Kazila Mountain, the whole journey is more than 100 kilometers to Litang. The average altitude here is 4000m+, which is a well-deserved world high city. The rapid rise in altitude is also an important challenge on the Sichuan-Tibet line.
The surrounding area is surrounded by mountain peaks above 5,800 meters above sea level, such as Gnie Mountain and Xiaozha Mountain. Snow-capped mountains can be seen everywhere around the city. A winter in the city is white and dreamy.
In addition to the high city of the world, this is also the place where Cangyang Gyatso is dreaming. It is said that there are two legends why he dreams of this land. One says that this is his hometown.
, As soon as he said that there is his beloved girl, we don't know how.
Recommended surrounding attractions
1⃣️Changqingqing Keer Temple: A Buddhist holy place in Kangnan with the three major monasteries in Lhasa
2⃣️Maoya Prairie: One of the 6 most beautiful grasslands in China selected by "Chinese Geography" magazine
3⃣️Haizi Mountain: The largest ancient glacier relic on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, known as the "Daocheng Ancient Ice Cap"
It is not recommended to choose Litang for accommodation. It is uncomfortable to live at too high altitude. It is recommended that you continue to go 165 kilometers west of National Highway 318 to Batang (2580 meters), or plan to go to Shangri-La Town (2800 meters) in the direction of Daocheng Aden.