Yarlong River National Park

Yarlong River National Park is in Tibet.

Understand

The Yarlong river runs for 2,000 km across Tibet, then flows into India where it is known as the Bramhaputra.

Landscape

The national park is centered on the largest canyon on Earth, several hundred km long. There are mountains alongside the canyon, including 17 over 6,000 m (17,500 ft).

Flora and fauna

The area has a unique climate and is not heavily inhabited by humans. There is a great deal of wildlife. some of it unique to the region.

Get in

There are quite a few commercial tours to the region, generally lasting about a week. Book in Lhasa.

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